Archive for August, 2010

Killing fine, so long as there’s no ‘ill will’

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

Do we live in a free country, or a police state? In a free country, police (to the extent they’re needed — more private property rights and less “public property” would vastly increase the ratio of private security guards) live under and must obey the same laws as the rest of us. In a police […]

Would it insult the retards to call them ‘politicians’?

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

At the so-called “Tahoe Summit” last week, our own senior U.S. senator, Unpopular Harry Reid, in between cozying up to fellow moderate Dianne Feinstein (D-San Francisco) and ignoring a call to return the lake to the Washoe Indian tribe (which will probably be able to buy it soon, anyway, the way Indian gaming is going) […]

The political silly season and the ‘Ground Zero Mosque’

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

In politics, symbolism is often an easier sell than substance. So no one should be surprised that a proposal to build a Muslim mosque and community center within blocks of the former site of the World Trade Center — blown up by a gang of vicious Muslim thugs and murderers on Sept. 11, 2001 as […]

The monopoly government soup kitchens

Friday, August 20th, 2010

As with motherhood and apple pie, both of the major parties in Washington pay lip service to America’s proud tradition of independent small business, historically the creator of the majority of American jobs. But just as the veil was lifted from the isolated, cocooned world in which our rulers live when a photo opportunity once […]

Living is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see …

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

As the White House gears up to let the biggest tax hike in American history go into effect on Jan. 1, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner — a millionaire banker appointed by Barack Obama despite the fact he cheated on his own income taxes — said July 25 that allowing big tax hikes targeted at wealthy […]

A Senate candidate to be afraid of

Sunday, August 1st, 2010

By now most Nevada TV watchers have figured out the Harry Reid jump-cut campaign ad strategy. It would be amusing if it weren’t turning an important, nationally watched campaign that should feature a legitimate debate on the best long-term cure for the American economy into a game of video-clip “Gotcha.” The 70-year-old, four-term senator can’t […]