“The society that puts equality before freedom will end up with neither. The society that puts freedom before equality will end up with a great measure of both.” — Milton Friedman

More Guns, Less Crime

Mark Perry, Carpe Diem: The chart above was inspired by a similar one featured by Max Ehrenfreund in his recent Wonkblog post titled “We’ve had...

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Four Flakes and a Dream

We live in a time Robert Heinlein dubbed the “Crazy Years.” In 1940 Heinlein predicted a future period  of “crazy years” to create a structure...

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The Border Wall is Going to be Built

They have statutory authority to do this. DHS Bypasses Environmental Regs to Start Wall Construction. Well, good. Do it. If you’re for open borders, or...

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Arizona trooper shot in ambush attack — Good samaritan kills gunman

Lawfully armed citizen comes to the aid of law officer in peril An Arizona trooper trying to help a motorist in a rollover crash was...

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Denial is a potent force

University of Chicago offers $500 for creative ways to fight city’s “Perception of Violence.” This story comes from an outfit that calls itself “The College Fix”,...

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Wolf the Ditz Blitzer blames Indiana for Chicago gun violence

Wolf the Ditz: “You could go to Indiana and buy a gun legally a lot easier than in Illinois. You could go to a gun show...

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Black lives mattered less in 2016, Black Lives Matter at fault

Homicides Spiked in 2016: Murder rates have risen in most large American cities this year, according to a Wall Street Journal survey of America’s largest...

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Pizza Hut robber’s parents question their son’s shooting

At 1:30 A.M. on October 30th Michael Grace and two other men entered a Pizza Hut restaurant in Charlotte, North Carolina for the purpose of...

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Why I stopped watching Hawaii five-0

I watch television dramas for the same reason most people do, for a compelling story that informs and entertains.  A lot of television drama these...

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Americans hate cops now, right? No, Wrong

New Gallup poll finds that 80% of whites have a great deal of respect for the police, up 11 points from last year. 67% of...

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Why do police sometimes shoot unarmed citizens?

Action beats reaction — every time. This video is obviously based on the shooting of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa. Here is the helicopter video of...

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The Clintons enriched themselves with Haiti relief efforts

Ths story of how the Clintons, through the Clinton Crime Family Foundation, got rich off Haitain relief efforts is well told in Dinish D’Souza’s book,...

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