“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

NYC Residents Noticing That Crime Is Up, Not Down

Elections matter. When people use their freedom to elect leaders who do not share their view on law an order they get what they should...

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Four Types of people like socialism

Four types of people like socialism: People in government who think they can spend other people’s money better than those who earned the money. People not in...

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A million new trees? We’re gonna need more CO2

Trump  plans to plant one million new trees next year. Sounds good to me, I like trees. Especially the shade they make. But trees need...

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Moving on down the line…Time gone by

The Flying Scotsman provided rail service between Edinburgh and London from 1887 to 1922. It was the fastest train to cover the 393 miles in 8.5...

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The Impeachment Trial in the Senate — On the Lighter Side

A quick recap of the impeachment trial in the Senate. It’s clever, and very good. The cinematography is amazing. Watch:

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Letter to a young woman — inflicted true believer in man-made climate change

I was having an email discussion with a young woman about some furry critters in the wild we both like. She was disheartened by her...

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Riots Over Increased Energy Costs to Address Climate Change

Even if you believe human activity drives climate change (I don’t) you should not believe that governments can battle climate change by increasing energy costs....

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For Capital Punishment — Crime and the Morality of the Death Penalty

Just finished this great book written by Walter Berns in 1979. I support the death penalty and wanted to fortify my ability to meet arguments...

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Tool Box Killer Dies of Natural Causes After 38 Years On Death Row

Tool Box Killer Dies in Prison:  Lawrence Bittaker, California’s notorious “tool box killer” died of natural causes on death row according to corrections officials.  The...

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Big Win In a Small City Against Red Light and Speed Cameras

From The National Motorists Association: East Liverpool Citizens against Traffic Cameras is a group that has been trying to get a “ban on red-light cameras”...

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Discharge of Student Loan Debt in Bankruptcy

If you’re alive you know that college student loan debts are not dischargeable in bankruptcy. That’s true most of the time but not all of...

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Joe Lieberman Speaks — The Democrats and Iran

An op-ed in the WSJ this past Monday, by former Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman President Trump’s order to take out Qasem Soleimani was morally, constitutionally...

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