Category Archives: Government and individual choices

The European Union — a model for The United States of Obama?


Europe leads in the wrong directions. No it’s not funny, Mr. President. While watching this Pat Condell video posted nearly three years ago, consider the similarities and dissimilarities between Europe then and the United States of Obama now. The United … Continue reading

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The Bundy Ranch and Our loss of freedom, Part II


There’s always more to say when our freedoms are being forfeited. Were the events at the Bundy Ranch newsworthy? Will whatever happens when the Feds return en masse be newsworthy? Is anything newsworthy that casts overreach by the Obama Government in a … Continue reading

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Bundy Ranch: the “truth” shall make you . . . ?


The reports, such as they are, from the Bundy Ranch have been confusing. The Feds have contributed to the dearth of verifiable information, suggesting that there are things it would be inconvenient for us to know. I don’t know what’s … Continue reading

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Ideology vs. reason and a constitutional crisis


Most sentient humans have ideological beliefs. When they become acceptable substitutes for rational thought they can be pernicious. Jonathan Turley, whom I consider a liberal in the old-fashioned sense and not what I refer to as a “librul,” today testified before … Continue reading

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Herd behavior, political correctness and our Republic


Groups of people often emulate flocks of sheep. Sheep are not politically correct, but political correctness appears to be a subset of herd behavior. In October of 2012 I wrote that Political Correctness is a Communicable Disease. Political correctness (also … Continue reading

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America Loses Power, Russia gets More


Forbes magazine named Russian President Vladimir Putin the most powerful man in the world on Wednesday, October 30th, ranking him ahead of U.S. President Obama. But Obama is a cute little President. As an introduction to what has been happening, here is a … Continue reading

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Common Core, the United States and the Unified State


The United States consist of fifty different states, united for constitutionally specified purposes but not required to be united for others. She is not and should not become a single unified entity. Each of our fifty States is different from the others, … Continue reading

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Poor President Obama must be very Sad


ObamaCare is only one of His (and our) problems. Much has already been written about the wonders of ObamaCare and there seems to be little worthwhile to add. Well, there’s this and of course this: And this: Maybe He should … Continue reading

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Dependency, Civilization and Survival Revisited


Which are the Eloi and which is the Morlock? I’m from the Government and want to help eat you. While re-reading H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine, I remembered this post from September of last year (written before the Democrat national convention) and … Continue reading

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They “Negotiated” a Great Deal. Not!


Summation of Rant: It’s bad for America but great for President Obama & Co.  The End the Slowdown and Raise the Debt Ceiling Bill is now “the law of the land.” The Senate passed the bill (81 to 18 with more … Continue reading

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