Category Archives: Addiction

Morlocks want to have us for dinner. Can we decline their invitation?


Are we content to depend on them? Here is a video by Bill Whittle about how many are becoming Eloi and some are becoming Morlocks. According to the organizers of the 2012 Democrat National Convention, we all belong to the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year, America! I hope, but optimism is difficult to summon.


Optimism is good and can often preserve sanity. However, excessive optimism led to disappointment in 2013 and worse seems likely in 2014. There are plenty of clowns, many of them in Washington. They are funny in weird ways but the giggles … Continue reading

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Freedom can be Taken. When Inherited or otherwise Given, does it Last?


If taken at great cost, it often lasts for quite a while. If inherited, not that long. If given, it is even more readily perishable.  The United States gained their freedom, by force and at great cost, from those who used … Continue reading

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Thinking about the Coming Election and other stuff –


put me in mind of some of my favorite old songs and of their persistent relevance. Scots ballads Based on a poem by Robert Burns (1759 – 1796), this ballad labeled Ode to Humanity seeks equal rights for all as … Continue reading

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Rep. Allen West Supports National Graduated Driver Licensing Legislation.


I greatly respect Colonel West and wish he were running for higher office. Were he to seek the Presidency, I would vote for him with enthusiasm.  However, on this matter I think he has stepped into a trap. According to … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, Addiction, Administrative Agencies, Allen West, Conservatives, Democrats, Freedom, Government and individual choices, Government reliance, Opinion, States' Rights | Tagged , | 18 Comments

Let’s declare victory in the war on street drugs.


Brother’s keeper? Big Government is no kindly brother; it’s a bully. Remember the Darwin Awards? They are said to be given posthumously to those whose irresponsible antics prevent them from continuing to pollute the gene pool. Voluntary users of street … Continue reading

Posted in Addiction, Appeasement, Deportation, Drug legalization, Freedom, Government reliance, health care, Legalization, Prohibition, Street drugs, Tough love | Tagged , , | 13 Comments

Experts aren’t always impartial or very expert.


On December 6th in Williams v. Illinois, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on expert witness issues. As noted at SCOTUS Blog, Plain English Issue: Whether a court violates a criminal defendant’s rights under the Confrontation Clause [Sixth Amendment] … Continue reading

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Can Your Kindle Cause Mental Illness?


My wife gave me a Kindle reader for my birthday in June. Although she sought to do good rather than harm, I have become addicted to it and to its free collection of old classics. I should have known that … Continue reading

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