Showing posts with label liberalism. Show all posts
Showing posts with label liberalism. Show all posts

Nov 2, 2018


If you want political violence to end, make politics less important

fromReason: Even when Americans don't love their political allies, they hate their opponents.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

We are losing the vital American value of tolerance

fromTheFederalist: Tolerance is one of the most important and enduring American values. If we lose it, we lose almost everything.
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

Victor Davis Hanson: Wolves in Wolves Clothing

fromAmericanGreatness: The result of a progressive wolf baying proudly as a left-winger is that as we head to the 2018 midterm, progressives may soon blow what should be a big win for the out party in any president’s first term.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

Dad at McDonald's with kids shoots and kills masked gunman who opened fire

fromCBSNews: Why smart shooters choose gun-free zones.
2nd Amendment Assaults

4 more states could legalize medical or recreational marijuana next week

fromReason: Ballot initiatives in Michigan, Missouri, North Dakota, and Utah will give voters a chance to loosen their cannabis laws.
The War on Unapproved Voluntary Exchange

VIDEO: Tom Woods - The Tale of the Slave

fromStatelessLiberty/YouTube: Are you brave enough to answer the question posed by this video? "The Tale of the Slave" features in Robert Nozick's book, "Anarchy, State and Utopia"
The Government is Not Us

September 29, 2018


Murders and rapes increasingly going unsolved as cannabis arrests surge—despite legalization

fromFreeThoughtProject: New research shows cannabis arrests are on the rise at the same time over half of the United States have legalized cannabis in some form or another.
The War on Unapproved Voluntary Exchange

Mom regains custody of 10-month-old son who was taken by CPS because she left the hospital too quickly

fromReason: Judge: "There is nothing in the record which would lead this court to believe that the mother is unwilling to provide the appropriate care for the child."
Justice is a Result, Not Just a Process

VIDEO: should you need the government's permission to work?

fromInstituteForJustice/YouTube: In a free country, no third party would stand between an man needing an employee and a man willing to work at the rate offered.
Regulation Nation

The government wants airlines to delay your flight so they can scan your face

fromTheIntercept: No inconvenience is too great for the common man when government seeks to expand its database on the citizenry. Designed to be a public servant, government is now the master.
Government is Watching Every Move You Make

Stormy Daniels and “peak oil”

fromEricPetersAuto: Everyone knows about Stormy Daniels. How many know that United States is on track to be a net exporter of oil by the early 2020s Whatever happened to “peak oil”? Weren’t we supposed to be running out?
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

John Stossel: Leaving the left

fromCreators: Dave Rubin began doing long interviews with people like talk show host Larry Elder. The more people he interviewed, the more he became convinced something was missing in the left's picture of the world.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

August 30, 2018


CA becomes first state to eliminate bail for suspects awaiting trial

fromABC30: When they got rid of attorney-client privilege, no one cared because it was just Michael Cohen. Will anyone now care that the presumption of innocence is headed toward the shit can.
Justice is a Result, Not Just a Process        The Government is Not Us

3D gun proponent Cody Wilson defiant, offers firearm blueprints for sale

fromBitcoin.com: In an exclusive interview with Matt Aaron of the Bitcoin.com Podcast Network, Cody Wilson of Defense Distributed explains how he planned all along to defy US lawmakers.
2nd Amendment Assaults

VIDEO: Mark Penn, Tucker Carlson - Big Tech, Big Brother

fromLibertyPen/YouTube: Remember this: When liberals do the right thing morally, they often injure themselves politically. They did this weekend.
Government is Watching Every Move You Make

Walter E Williams: Immigrants and Disease

fromCreators: The Immigration and Nationality Act mandates that all immigrants and refugees undergo a medical screening examination to determine whether they have an inadmissible health condition.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

Why the liberal dilemma leads to a Democratic demise

fromTownhall: Remember this: When liberals do the right thing morally, they often injure themselves politically. They did this weekend.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

Warrior cops endanger our lives and freedoms

fromTownhall: "My beef is with the growing squads of warrior cops who have been given the green light to kill, shoot, taser, abuse and steal from American citizens in the so-called name of law and order."
Police State America

July 11, 2016

San Francisco’s crisis looks like New York’s future

fromNYPost: Both SF and NY are one-party towns. They’re incubators of uber-liberal policies. Both cities have produced astonishing inequality, an ever-shrinking middle class and a deepening homeless problem.
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery                   The Government is Not Us

California university works to reduce number of white people on campus

fromTheCollegeFix: “In 2011, the campus was 63 percent Caucasian,” the May 2 report informs readers, “in fall of 2017, it was less than 55 percent … but there is still much work to do.”
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

MSNBC does not merely permit fabrications against Democratic Party critics. It  rewards them.

fromTheIntercept: NBC News and MSNBC have essentially merged with the CIA and intelligence community and thus, use their tactics. The network is filled with former generals and CIA officials.
Media Bias on Parade

How government caused 'the boy crisis’

fromReason: Author Warren Farrell says welfare programs encourage fatherless households.
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

The rise of mass knife attacks around the world shows the problem isn't guns. It's people

fromZeroHedge: In China, where firearms are tightly restricted, it’s probably no surprise that those who want to hurt people found another way to do it.
2nd Amendment Assaults

How the United Kingdom became a police state

fromMises: Hopefully, a cautionary tale. More likely, a preview of coming attractions
Police State America

July 4, 2016

VIDEO: Reflections on America's Declaration of Independence

fromReason: Making the world freer is always right, especially when the law is wrong.
Individual Liberty: America's First Principle

Illegal aliens: the new black vote for Democrats

fromAmericanThinker: The entire point is that the Democratic Party cares about votes, not people.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

VIDEO:Tucker Carlson - The Bullies on The Left

fromLibertyPen/YouTube: Unable to compete in the arena of debate, Leftists turn to more violent behavior. Features commentary from Peter Kirsanow - U. S. Civil Rights Commission.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption        Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

Marijuana industry needs protection from federal enforcement policies

fromDenverPost: It is imperative that the federal government remove roadblocks that may prevent states, cities and businesses from implementing effective, responsible and safe regulations.
The War on Unapproved Voluntary Exchange

GOP senators challenge funding for global warming education program

fromNBCNews: Four Republican senators say a $4 million program to boost climate reporting by meteorologists is not science, but "propagandizing.”
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

Walter E Williams: College destruction of black students

fromCreators: The question for black people is whether we can afford to have the best of our youngsters demeaned, degraded and possibly destroyed to make white liberals feel better about themselves.
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

June 25, 2016

Congress wants to give Jeff Sessions unprecedented new drug war powers

fromReason: The SITSA Act would turn the attorney general into the chief arbiter of what substances Americans can buy, sell, and put in their bodies. 
The War on Unapproved Voluntary Exchange

The ACLU abandons its free-speech absolutism

fromNationalReview: Free speech for me but not for thee. Leftwing causes now trump free speech.
Indoctrination and Censorship      Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

Government court rules in favor of more government revenue: Tax the Internet!

fromAP: The Supreme Court seldom misses an opportunity to enrich their legislative cousins. 
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

Fighting the high minimum wage: first "robot created burger" restaurant opening in San Francisco

fromEconomicPolicyJournal: On June 27, the world’s first robot-crafted burger will roll off a conveyor belt in San Francisco and into the hands of the public. Creator is located at 680 Folsom St., South of Market. 
Economic Policy: Statism Versus The Free Market       Regulation Nation

5 times Child Protective Services separated kids from parents for no good reason

fromReason: No illegal aliens, no foul -- according to American media.
The Government is Not Us        Media Bias on Parade

Iraqi murderer of German girl bragged: Everything is for free here, no working and a salary from the state

fromAP: Let's hope Merkel got several boatloads of money from Soros for wrecking her own country. 
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption       Economic Policy: Statism Versus The Free Market

May 17, 2016

Supreme Court strikes down federal law that prohibited states from legalizing sports gambling

fromReason: “A more direct affront to state sovereignty is not easy to imagine.”
The War Against Unapproved Voluntary Exchange

Seattle plans to punish the productive in order to subsidize bums

fromDailyMail: Democrats take care of their constituency. Seattle will tax companies including Amazon and Starbucks $275 per employee to provide shelter for the homeless in $48million scheme.
Economic Policy: Statism Versus The Free Market

The issue is liberty, not gambling

fromTheWallStreetJournal: The high court takes a rare stand in defense of the Tenth Amendment.
The War Against Unapproved Voluntary Exchange     Individual Liberty: America's First Principle

The University of New Hampshire earns FIRE’s top rating for free speech

fromFosters: The free exchange of ideas continues to survive in some quarters.
Indoctrination and Censorship

Stop asking what happened before someone started filming police brutality

fromTheIntercept: Most folks don't wear camcorders and only start filming when things start turning ugly.
Police State America

Justices Thomas and Gorsuch just hinted they would end privacy as we know it

fromTheDailyBeast: The rights of the individual continue to shrink as the authority of the government continues to expand, as Thomas and Gorsuch seem to have joined the parade.
Justice is a Result, Not Just a Process

April 18, 2016

Feds taxed and borrowed $4.47 trillion since last tax day

fromCNSNews: That means the federal government taxed and borrowed approximately $13,736.85 for every man, woman and child in the country.
Economic Policy: Statism Versus The Free Market

California progressives launch (another) attack on free speech

fromNationalReview: The California State Assembly is set to vote on a bill that would actually — among other things — ban the sale of books expressing orthodox Christian beliefs about sexual morality.
Regulation Nation      Indoctrination and Censorship

US police forces buying hack-vulnerable 'GrayKey' box to crack into encrypted phones

fromTheDailyMail: The $15,000 device that can unlock ANY iPhone
Police State America

Crimes of a monster: your tax dollars at work

fromTheRutherfordInstitute: We are living in an age of war profiteers. We are living in an age of scoundrels, liars, brutes and thugs. Many of them work for the U.S. government. We are living in an age of monsters.
Defense Versus the War Machine

Tucker Carlson warns against intervention in Syria (Video)

fromTheDailySheeple: Fox News’ Tucker Carlson’s opening monologue Monday night warned the U.S. against intervention in Syria.
Defense Versus The War Machine

Congress killed efforts to undo Sessions's civil forfeiture expansion, despite unanimous house votes

fromForbes: More than half the country has enacted civil forfeiture reform since 2014. Eight of those states have either completely banned or sharply restricted their agencies from participating in adoptive forfeitures.
Police State America

March 28, 2016

March madness, Washington-style

fromTheWashingtonTimes: The whole purpose of the Constitution is to restrain the government and to protect personal liberty. FISA and its enablers in both major political parties have done the opposite. 
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

VIDEO: Walter E Williams - The Art of Legalized Theft

fromLibertyPen/YouTube: Professor Williams explains what drives the political world. 
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

VIDEO: Rand Paul - An Unholy Alliance Against the People

fromLibertyPen/YouTube: Rand Paul identifies why economic malfeasance is routinely delivered to the American people.  http://www.LibertyPen.com

People are freaking out that Facebook's Android apps collect call and text data

fromBusinessInsider: Apple does not have this problem because they sell directly to customers. Their customers want privacy. Android phones are sold to service providers and service providers like data collection.
Government is Watching Every Move You Make

Gun country

fromTheNewYorker: A new generation of American kids embraces firearms. 
2nd Amendment Assaults

The psychology of progressive hostility

fromQuillette: Every new point of view we encounter can enrich our understanding even if we don’t embrace it entirely. But this comes with the risk of self-effacement and growing uncertainty. 
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

March 20, 2018


Why our world needs digital currency

fromMedium: A very easily understood explanation of cryptocurrency and why it should matter to you.
Individual Liberty: America's First Principle   

Trump to unveil opioid plan seeking death penalty for drug dealers

fromReuters: Authoritarian president advocates murder for those involved in approved voluntary exchange.
The War on Unapproved Voluntary Exchange   

Amazon deletes reviews of conservative authors with no explanation

fromPJMedia: Every authoritarian worth his salt knows that good ideas can be rebutted, but great ones must be censored.
Indoctrination and Censorship     Media Bias on Parade   

San Francisco is suffering from the excesses of its own liberalism

fromTheFederalist: The astounding level of mismanagement and general deterioration of public decency will continue to plague the city until reasonable measures are taken to combat vagrancy.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption     Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery  

ACLU asks in lawsuit: Why is the TSA searching digital devices on domestic flights?

fromLATimes: Government's contempt of the Constitution, in general, and the Fourth Amendment, in particular, is beyond depressing.
Government is Watching Every Move You Make 

In gambling battle, both sides are wrong

fromReason: Neither supporters nor opponents want to consider personal liberty.
The War on Unapproved Voluntary Exchange
  

March 12, 2018


Emotional learning will be the downfall of society

fromTownhall: Feelings are more dangerous than ideas, because they aren’t susceptible to rational evaluation. 
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

VIDEO: Thomas Sowell - The Political Value of Crisis

fromLibertyPen/YouTube: A brilliant analysis by Professor Sowell regarding the primary tactic used by politicians to push their agendas.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

Government wants our trust, but where's the accountability?

fromReason: The foul ups by the Broward County Sheriff's Office don't inspire confidence.
The Government is Not Us

Jurors can be heroes, too; follow consciences rather than law

fromDuluthNewsTribune: They have the extraordinary power to reach a decision they believe is right.
Justice is a Result, Not Just a Process

If police don’t have to protect the public, what good are they?

fromTheRutherfordInstitute: According to the U.S. Supreme Court, police have no duty, moral or otherwise, to help those in trouble, protect individuals from danger, or risk their own lives to save “we the people.”
Police State America

Justice Alito's fantastic line of questioning in 'political' apparel case exposes liberal bias

fromDailyWire: A brilliant exposure of leftwing nitwittery.
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

February 28, 2018


Armed and dangerous: If police don’t have to protect the public, what good are they?

fromRutherfordInstitute: In the American police state, police have a tendency to shoot first and ask questions later. So when police in Florida had to deal with a school shooter, what did they do?
Police State America    The Government is Not Us

How environmentalists keep heating bills high

fromCreators: Making the poor poorer is merely collateral damage for those with a religious devotion to environmentalism.
Regulation Nation    Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

VIDEO: Victor Davis Hanson: Obama's Legacy of Identity Politics

fromLibertyPen/YouTube: A look at how the Obama administration deployed tribal affiliations to divide the American people by creation of a majority grievance culture.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption    Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

Walter E Williams: Another Liberal-Created Failure

fromCreators: The dollar cost of the liberal vision of deinstitutionalization of mentally ill people is a relatively small part of the burden placed on society. Many innocent people have been victimized by mentally ill people.
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

The pension nightmare for California’s cities is getting scarier

fromSacramentoBee: For politicians who have long been buying votes from the public employees union, the chickens are coming home to roost.
Economic Policy: Statism Versus The Free Market    The Government is Not Us

Venezuelan inmates eating rats and pigeons to avoid starvation

fromBreitbart: Venezuelan prisoners are eating rats and pigeons as a means of survival as food supplies continue to dissipate in the failed socialist state, according to a report published this weekend.
Economic Policy: Statism Versus The Free Market 

February 14, 2018


Game over – Judge Jeanine interview with HPSCI Rep. Chris Stewart…

fromTheLastRefugee: The game is over. The jig is up. Victory is certain… the trench was ignited… the enemy funneled themselves into the valley… all bait was taken… everything from here on out is simply mopping up the details.  All suspicions confirmed.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

Why the origins of political correctness should frighten you

fromTheWashingtonExaminer: Ignoring the fact that political correctness has its origins in the Left is a way to distract against its pervasive presence at universities.
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

2 Baltimore detectives convicted of racketeering, robbery

fromNewser: The police force's Gun Trace Task Force was actually made up of thugs with badges who stole cash, resold looted narcotics and lied under oath to cover their tracks.
Justice is a Result, Not Just a Process      Police State America

VIDEO: Jordan Peterson - The Left's Mask of Virtue

fromLibertyPen/YouTube: After rejecting a massive network of surveillance cameras and tracking devices, Seattle residents are now being forced to pay for the removal of the invasive equipment.
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery    Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

Seattle to remove controversial city spying network after public backlash

fromActivistPost: After rejecting a massive network of surveillance cameras and tracking devices, Seattle residents are now being forced to pay for the removal of the invasive equipment.
Government is Watching Every Move You Make       Police State America

The Clinton Crime Family – Part 1

fromLewRockwell.com: Everything you ever wanted to know about the Clinton’s financial empire.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

January 29, 2018


Government will protect us from bad speech? That’s the fakest news of all.

fromReason: When government officials suppress critics, they do so only to help themselves.
Indoctrination and Censorship

Why can you buy a government but you can’t pay for sex?

fromNewsweek: Money equates to speech only when and where it is convenient for politicians. You can sell what you own. If only we owned ourselves.
The War on Unapproved Voluntary Exchange     The Government is Not Us

VIDEO: The Fix Was In - Corruption@FBI 5

fromLibertyPen/YouTube: It is becoming increasingly clear that the fix was in at FBI to deploy their powers for the purpose of clearing Hillary and vilifying the Trump campaign.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption    The Government is Not Us

E-Cigarettes can be lifesavers

fromReason: Despite the efforts of regulators to curb usage, "laboratory tests of e-cigarette ingredients suggest that e-cigarettes are likely to be far less harmful than combustible tobacco cigarettes".
Regulation Nation    The Pursuit of Happiness    Individual Liberty: America's First Principle

Bill would allow suicidal Californians to block themselves from buying guns

fromSFGate: Now, people who are having suicidal thoughts or fear they are in danger of taking their own lives can ask to be put on a list that prohibits them from buying a gun legally. Genius!
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery    2nd Amendment Assaults

Libertarian banned from Facebook for Tide pod joke that mocked liberals

fromReason: Chew on that.
Indoctrination and Censorship

November 30, 2017


On patriotic correctness

from TheLibertarianInstitute: Our society is one of the most prosperous and freest that has ever existed. But society and government are not the same, and we would do well to remember that.
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

NY Times ‘Angry Hannity’ photo select confirms host’s belief of ‘liberal bias’

from Mediaite: And the NY Times has something of a predictable pattern of portraying progressive icons in a most flattering light. (see CNN’s Jeff Zucker, indie filmmaker Spike Lee and original Wikileaks discloser Chelsea Manning for example)
Media Bias on Parade

Why Net Neutrality was mistaken from the beginning (AOL edition)

from Reason: It turns out that Tom Wheeler, the FCC head who imposed the rules, doesn't know what he's talking about.
Regulation Nation

VIDEO: Carl Sagan - Science and Skepticism

from LibertyPen/YouTube: Scientist Carl Sagan is concerned about America’s future when citizens lack the scientific and technological understanding to make informed decisions.
Indoctrination and Censorship

FLASHBACK: Hypocrite Matt Lauer grilled Bill O’Reilly over sexual harassment

from NewsBusters: The time has come for Matt Lauer to answer the same questions he poised to Bill O'Reilly!
Media Bias on Parade

Cop tries to taser man for refusing to give ID, tasers fellow cop instead

from TheFreeThoughtProject: A man trying to assert his right not to give police his identification was arrested, but not before a cop tasered his own partner in the process.
Police State America   The Government is Not Us

The Government Is Not Us

Latest Update: July 30, 2017
It’s your money but you can’t have it:  EU proposes bank account freezes
State law forces bystanders to help police making arrest — or go to jail
Massachusetts drug bill would imprison you for having a hidden compartment in your car
Senate bill to force citizens to register cash not in a bank, violators get 10 years in prison
Colorado cops used warrantless searches on the poor to imprison them and train police dogs
All crimes are legal when government is the perp: The FBI and child porn
VIDEO: John Stossel: The Audacity of the Elites

Media Bias On Parade

Latest Update: July 12, 2017
John Stossel: Stupid Hostile Media
New York Times forced to retract longstanding lie about Russian hacking
CNN producer admits they’re fake news and Trump Russia conspiracy is a hoax
Harvard study acknowledges huge media bias 
The media bubble is worse than you think
A lack of objectivity - VIDEO: Can you trust the media?

Thomas Sowell: The Left and the Masses

The greatest moral claim of the political left is that they are for the masses in general and the poor in particular. 

That is also their greatest fraud. It even fools many leftists themselves. 
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David French: Let’s Not Mince Words About PayPal

The PC bankers.    PayPal has announced that it will not open a new operations center in Charlotte, North Carolina, because of the state’s new “bathroom law” — a law that sensibly requires people to use public, multi-occupancy bathrooms that correspond with their biological sex. PayPal thinks this is horrible. To put it bluntly, PayPal’s “corporate     ... MORE

Kenric Ward: EPA Putting Red Light on Amateur Car Racing

Because they can.    A "power grab" by the Environmental Protection Agency threatens to crash America's amateur car-racing industry without putting so much as a dent in climate change, warns the chairman of the House Space, Science and Technology Committee. The EPA's move to regulate emissions on non-road racing vehicles contradicted    ... MORE