Archive for May 2017

Dump the Paris Climate Change Accords

Richard Epstein: The Trump administration is currently facing a major decision—whether to withdraw the United States from the Paris Accords on climate change. The President’s instincts are spot on here. He should withdraw the United States from the accords and be prepared to stoutly defend his decision on both political and scientific grounds. Ironically, the…

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Obama intel agencies spied on Trump campaign

Nixon was forced to resign the presidency for covering up Watergate, and could have been prosecuted criminally if President Ford had not pardoned him.  Obama’s spying on the Trump campaign was arguably worse because Obama, unlike Nixon, used the National Security Agency to do his spying for him. Nixon did not compromise the NSA. The…

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This is how socialism works — every time

Zimbabwe is raking in millions from it’s tobacco crop. The tobacco is grown by poor farmers. Robert Mugabe and his crime family accomplices keep most if not all the money that comes in. Poor farmers who raise the cash crop of tobacco don’t get cash when they sell their tobacco at auction, they receive only…

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Socialism for thee, nay for me

Millennials and college students love to love socialism and preach it far and wide. The wretched rot in Venezula doesn’t move them to question their socialist ideology because, I guess, Venezuela is far away and they can ignore it. The response they usually give to a challenge is that capitalism simply isn’t “fair.” Never mind that…

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How NOT to grip a pistol

Free Beacon website used this photo to illustrate a story about an 82-year-old man who stopped a home invasion by shooting the perp in the butt. Turns out the elderly gentleman also stopped a father/son crime spree. I hope he was not holding his gun as depicted in the photo because it is the wrong…

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Judges in America Are Destroying Public Confidence In the Judiciary

Only a judge can dishonor the office. Those who don’t hold the office lack the ability to harm it. They can criticize the judicary but that does no harm. When a judge abuses his or her power and takes up partisan causes the reputation of the judiciary suffers. When the public no longer believes that a courtroom…

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Republican Greg Gianforte Wins Montana Special Election 51-43

You probably already know about Gianforte’s win, and that the sheriff has charged him with misdemeanor assaut for throwing an aggressive “reporter” to the ground. Gianforte has apologized. The media hates all Republicans and seeks to bring them down by any means necessary. That being so there is legitimarte speculation that Gianforte was set up…

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Democrats change laws to protect criminal illegal aliens

Denver decriminalizes domestic violence to protect criminal immigrants. The Denver City Council agreed Monday to change to local sentencing guidelines in order to shield legal immigrants convicted of domestic violence from deportation proceedings. In a unanimous 12-0 vote, council members revised criminal penalties for several “low-level” crimes, reducing the maximum sentence to less than 365…

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Mother’s advice to son — don’t marry a feminist

This Mom will warn her son not to marry a feminist I’d have to quote the whole thing to do it justice.  She gives several sound reasons for not wanting her son to marry a feminist, and spot-on correct definitions of what it is to be a real woman and what it is to be…

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Souls Without Longing

Alan Bloom’s 1987 book, The Closing of the American Mind*, has staying power. It’s still a much talked about book 30 years after it first appeared. That’s because Bloom’s description of his elite students on the several elite college campuses where he taught seems to be even more true today. The zeitgeist of academia is even more…

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