Archive for May 2019

George Kelling R.I.P.

George Kelling (1935-2019) founded the “Broken Windows policing” theory, along with James Q. Wilson (1931-2012). Kelling was an American criminologist, and professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University.  Kelling died May 15th last at age 83. Heather MacDonald has a great obituary on George Kelling at City Journal which recounts much of…

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Race Relations in America Have Improved Under Trump

When Barack Obama won the 2008 election it was due to a whole lot of white people believing that if America elected a Black president nobody could call them racist anymore. So a whole lot of white people voted for Trump in 2008 thinking we’d finally be done with all the screeching about racism. A…

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You can have your own “white privilege” without being white

The following quote is from the Ace of Spades blog, The Morning Rant by OregonMuse for May 20, 2019. It’s brilliant and offers a great deal of wisdom. Progressives love to use the phrase white privilege to signify some sort of unfair advantage given to white people.  There’s no such thing. White people have to…

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Climate Change Lost Down Under — UPDATED

Yesterday was the day climate change lost in Australia’s national election. All the polls showed Australia’s Labor Party under the leadership of Bill Shorten to be the favorite to win. Over a 100,00 Aussies were polled and Labor came out on top every time. The Liberal Party, led by Scott Morrison was supposed to lose…

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Words or Phrases Used by Leftists to Distract Us

Leftists love to use words or phrases that convey a meaning other than what they actually intend. These are words that divert attention from their true motives and sugarcoat their intentions. We should learn from them so we can form a list in our minds to alert us to what might really be going on.…

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Too Many Guns? Not Enough Gun Control?

Retired Justice John Paul Stevens wants more gun control. He thinks there are too many guns in America. He hates guns.  I assume he also hates criminal gun violence. That wouldn’t be remarkable. I don’t know anyone who likes criminal gun violence. We all wish there were less of it. Hell, we wish there were…

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Oops! I must have got socialism vs. capitalism all wrong

I’ve been saying and I’ve always believed that socialism vs. capitalism is a no-brainer. I said and earnestly believed that capitalism is the best economic system for the highest prosperity and greatest happiness for all, from the very poor to the mega rich. Alas, I just found some stunning statistics that make every thing I’ve…

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The Nadler — Pelosi Pointless Fight With William Barr

The pointless fight with William Barr is the Contempt of Congress citation by House Judiciary Committee Chairmen Jerry Nadler. It’s simply beyond stupid. But if the purpose is not really to get Barr before the Judiciary Committee so Nadler and his nattering nay-bobs of deception can throw mud at him, then the analysis on what…

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Exposed: Climate Con — Climate Myths

The idea that man-made climate change is one of the greatest threats we face or even is a threat in any way, shape or form is nonsense and the hoax of this whole movement can be summed up in the ridiculous claim that government can regulate the climate. Many want you to believe that if…

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