Archive for July 2019

Cruel and Unusual Punishment

Cruel and unusual punishment — the 8th Amendment to the Constitution (“Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.”) prohibits it. The issue is just what is or is not cruel and unusual. The Supreme Court decided long ago that nobody can be punished for who or…

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National Popular Vote Has Terrible Consequences

Think national popular vote (NPV) is a good thing? Well, it isn’t. In fact, it’s a catastrophe wherever it’s implemented. It destroys something the Left claims to care about — diversity. At least if one believes that diversity of opinion and and viewpoints is necessary to the security and well being of a great nation.…

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The Dems and their pundits don’t know what Trump is doing

Trump is playing them like a fiddle… “The squad is the reason for instructions on shampoo bottles.” — Senator John Kennedy of Louisiana It might be too late when Democrats figure out how Trump is playing them like a fiddle. They can call him a racist all they want, it just bounces off him. The word…

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The Prescience of Booker T. Washington

Tuskegee Institute- Booker T. Washington founded the Tuskegee Normal School for Colored Teachers on a former plantation. It was later named the Tuskegee Institute On his TV show Bill O’Reilly asked  who is the main loser in the Baltimore riots and answered that it is the poor black people of Baltimore (all blacks poor or…

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See, I Told You So on Climate Change

When I first heard about global cooling, the notion that the earth is approaching another ice age, I accepted the basic premise.  What did I know? If people smarter than me said the earth is cooling and headed toward another ice age, I guessed that it to be so. I’m not sure when it was…

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Democrats Are Committing Political Suicide

Conrad Black: It is easier to notice the drift of American political public opinion after being away from it in England for six weeks. It is obvious that President Trump is steadily gaining ground. The human wave of kooks and retreads seeking the Democratic nomination have been shooting furiously inside their 360-degree firing squad and…

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The slogans of the left are always meant to confound and confuse

Saturday night specials, junk guns, cop killer bullets, high capacity magazines, weapons of war, assault rifles, sniper rifles, reasonable gun control, sensible gun control, gun safety, gun show loophole, for the children, ten children a day, social justice, greater good, nobody wants to take your guns. Lies fly, while the truth comes limping behind. —…

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Harry Jaffa On Today’s College Campuses

Harry Jaffa philosopher (1918-2015) said this in an interview with Hugh Hewitt about 10 years before he died. Hewitt asked him what he thought of the current atmosphere on college and university campuses: Profound crisis. It’s shown on the campuses that there is no, what is the ultimate human good as defined by philosopher professors…

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Why Won’t Democrats Cleanse Their Party of Antifa Thugs

One wonders why there aren’t any Democrat leaders who would want to cleanse their party of these fascists calling themselves “Antifa.” But then one remembers that the Democrat party has been the home of slavery, the KKK, Jim Crow, the lynching of blacks, Bull Connor and his fire hoses, vote fraud, poll taxes, eugenics, illegal…

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Picture of The Day, Picture of Our Times

The choices we make have consequences …student loans have consequences. Just how stupid can a Democrat politician be? This stupid — Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.: “If billionaires can pay off their yachts, students should be able to pay off their student loans.” Here’s a thought — Maybe billionaires can pay off their yachts because they didn’t…

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