Archive for September 2018

The Brave New World Democrat Identity Politics Will Lead To

This video is a clip from the East German movie The Lives of Others, which if you have not seen you should immediately go to Amazon and order the DVD. It’s excellent in its showing of life in East Germany before Ronald Reagan scolding Gorbachev into tearing down “this wall.” It also gives a glimpse of…

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Red Flags to look for in a sexual assault claim

10 red flags about sexual assault claims. This is good. Here are the first three, seven more at the link. Read the whole thing, it’s really good. The author is a trial lawyer with vast experience in cross examining false accusers. 1. The accuser uses the press instead of the process. Every company has a…

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Democrats turn everything on its head

As always, Democrats turn everything on its head. If I accuse someone of doing me wrong I expect that I will need to prove it.  My accusation imposes two burdens on me. First, I have the burden of going forward. That means I have to get my case before some sort of tribunal willing to…

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Your own BS detector is probably better than any polygraph machine

We’re told that Christine Ford, Judge Brett Favanaugh’s accuser, has passed a polygraph exam which showed no deception. What then, can we now know about Christine Ford? Nothing. Not a thing. It would be the same if the machine had said she failed. We’d still know nothing we don’t already know. Lie Detectors are simply…

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Best John Wayne Quotes

• “I think government is a necessary evil, like say, motion picture agents.” • “America is the land of freedom and that’s the way I enjoy living.” • “You’ve got the strongest hand in the world. That’s right. Your hand. The hand that marks the ballot. The hand that pulls the voting lever. Use it,…

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The Spanish Golden Age — 1492

Las Meninas (“Ladies in Waiting”) [Pronounced “las meh nee’nas”] by Diego Velázquez, the leading artist of the Spanish Golden Age. Painting dates from 1656, and now hangs in Museo del Prado in Madrid. The Spanish Golden Age was a period of flourishing in Spanish art and literature. It began in 1492 when Columbus sailed to the New…

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The #MeToo Kavanaugh Ambush is a Disgrace

The #MeToo Kavanaugh Ambush is a Disgrace The allegations seem to have morphed from accusing Kavanaugh of a youthful peccadillo, a small relatively unimportant petty indiscretion, into a claim that the major crime of attempted rape occurred. Had it really been attempted rape it is highly likely law enforcement would have been involved and a…

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