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Linked to this article from Reason.com… “When we all finished filing our tax returns last week, there was a little something missing: two trillion dollars. That’s how much money Americans may have made in the past year that didn’t get reported to the I.R.S., according to a recent study by the economist Edgar Feige, who’s […]

Read it today. Clogging up my newsfeed.  “Ban Islam”.   And though they know this demand will never, under any circumstances, be taken seriously – they mean what they’re saying.  A dangerous sentiment.  And it most always comes from folks who believe in limited government, “constitutionalism”, and…personal responsibility. Folks! Do not let anger and fear […]

Well meaning folks who defend rampant government intrusion and security crackdowns with “September 11th changed everything. Many innocent Americans lost their lives. And continue to lose their lives. We must be willing to sacrifice some freedoms to protect ourselves.” are much too short-sighted. They need to be thinking long-term. Instead, they should be thinking about […]

“It’s terrorism. I want them to keep him alive, torture him and get the truth about the terror cells. Then I want a public execution.” – Tonight’s Newsfeed Such an uplifting moment. A cause for celebration. They got the bastard. He’ll pay dearly for what he did. And rightfully so. And I should end it […]

The parallels between today’s Boston police “surge” and the film “The Siege” is shocking. The Siege was released in 1998. I saw it on television much later, but before 9/11. I remember, even as poorly educated as I was at the time, agreeing with and admiring Denzel Washington’s character. Just seemed obvious. You don’t sacrifice […]

“Are they serious? Do we really think that thousands of families whose lives have been shattered by gun violence don’t have a right to weigh in on this issue? Do we think their emotions, their loss, is not relevant to this debate?” – B. Obama  on his latest failure. Below is a graphic of Pakistani drone strikes. […]