Showing posts with label straws. Show all posts
Showing posts with label straws. Show all posts

September 25, 2018


Why we shouldn't "just enforce the law"

fromLawFare: The case of a woman who may be prosecuted for sheltering animals during Hurricane Florence highlights some reasons why it is often wrong to enforce the law.
Justice is a Result, Not Just a Process

Gov. Brown signs stupid straw bill

fromLawFare: Goofy governor insures California maintains its status as the gold standard for nitwittery.
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery       Regulation Nation

Quick Notes on the Rosenstein Revelations

fromLawFare: There is a lot to chew over in the blockbuster New York Times story about Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s erratic behavior in his first few weeks on the job.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

WATCH: Assange’s last interview before blackout released—”this is the last free generation”

fromFreeThoughtProject: In his last interview before going dark, Julian Assange had some rather grim views to express to the world.
Individual Liberty: America's First Principle     Government is Watching Every Move You Make

Why these five states would be better independent countries

fromTheDailyBell: The federal two-party system ensures a perpetually unhappy populace. Each tries to force their will on the other when it is “their turn.” And the rest of us, who aren’t on one side or the other, constantly lose.
The Government is Not Us

VIDEO: Steve Silverman: 5 rules for recording police

fromFlexYourRights/YouTube: Citizens always have right to record the police in public. Steve Silverman (Flex Your Rights) discusses police body cameras and recording misconduct.
Police State America      Individual Liberty: America's First Principle

July 27, 2016

Can border agents search your phone without a warrant?

fromReason: Court waters down the Fourth Amendment again. So what happens when an American citizen is returning home from abroad and U.S. border officials want to search the contents of that person's phone?  
Government is Watching Every Move You Make    Police State America

VIDEO: Shelby Steel - White Guilt and the Identity of Innocence

fromYouTube: “White guilt is black power.” From Life, Liberty and Levin, Shelby Steele explains how “white guilt” is a tactic of the Left to disarm whites of moral authority.  
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

San Francisco bans straws, cocktail swords

fromReason: With homelessness rampant, streets littered with needles and feces, murders at BART and tourism tanking, SF politicians spring into action.  
Regulation Nation

Court: Hawaii's restrictions on handguns in public unconstitutional

fromHawaiiNewsNow: It is always notable when a U.S. court upholds the Constitution.  
2nd Amendment Assaults

San Francisco straphangers on edge after third BART murder

fromNYPost: The third homicide on Bay Area Rapid Transit in less than a week. Like more and more of California, politicians have allowed it to become a ghetto.  
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

Liberty makes us unfree, says the ACLU

fromReason: The government wouldn’t abuse us if we’d stop making it upset, according to the one-time civil liberties advocacy group. The ACLU is a joke.
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

July 18, 2016

Rand Paul: "Trump Derangement Syndrome" has gone over the top and people have lost the big picture

fromRealClearPolitics: The big picture is that we should be engaged with Russia. We have serious conflicts in various parts of the globe. It would be a mistake not to have open lines of communication with them.  
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

Walter E Williams: Our rules of the game: US Constitution

fromCreators: We should demand that Supreme Court justices act as referees and enforce the U.S. Constitution.
Individual Liberty: America's First Principle         The Pursuit of Happiness

Starbucks bans plastic straws, winds up using more plastic

fromReason: A Reason investigation reveals that the coffee giant's new cold drink lids use more plastic than the old straw/lid combo. 
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

U.S. to make more drugs easily available, cutting role docs play

fromBloomberg: An excellent move that should have been done long ago. BTW, these drugs are available now at AllDayChemist.com, SwissPharmacy.com and others. 
Regulation Nation

The Left’s outrage over Trump-Putin diplomacy shows brainwashing power of 2-party system

fromFreeThoughtProject: To the new left and the neocons, war is the only answer and if you attempt to prevent it through diplomacy, you are committing treason. 
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption 

Police kill man with bulldozer over 10 marijuana plants

fromReason: Drug war absurdity meets police recklessness. 
Police State America        The War on Unapproved Voluntary Exchange

February 1, 2018


The humanitarian hoax of collectivism

fromReason: Collectivism encourages dependence, perpetual childhood, government control, and allegiance to a world community without national borders or national sovereignty. Collectivism is the enemy of individualism. 
Individual Liberty: America's First Principle

California senate rejects license plate privacy shield bill

fromEFF: The California Senate has rejected a bill to allow drivers to protect their privacy by applying shields to their license plates when parked.
Police State America       Government is Watching Every Move You Make 

VIDEO: Give a Straw, Go to Jail

fromLibertyPen/You: California politicians seek to send waiters to jail for passing out unrequested plastic straws.
Regulation Nation

VIDEO: The Minimum Wage Explained

fromeEconomics/YouTube: David Angelo explains the dynamics of minimum wage.
Economic Policy: Statism Versus The Free Market

Everybody's talking about 'the memo' and ignoring the surveillance debate

fromReason: Partisan posturing drowns out important civil liberties concerns.
Government is Watching Every Move You Make

Sonora man takes on feds over vape product regulations

fromTheUnionDemocrat: “These regulations don’t just harm small businesses and consumers, they undermine constitutional safeguards for individual liberty.”
Regulation Nation