The “Shut Up and Go Away” Trap

It’s easy to condemn offensive comments. It always has been. In a democracy that reveres freedom of speech, the best way to defeat the ideas behind the stupid and offensive comments of others has always been to point out just how stupid and offensive they are. It’s as simple as that. Unfortunately, the recent trend… Continue reading The “Shut Up and Go Away” Trap

Barack Obama: The Smooth Talking Thug

He talked a good game and gathered millions of admirers. His flowery style impressed those who believed in his sincerity and were impressed by his vision of  “fundamentally transforming America”. His admirers pictured a devoted patriot, tirelessly working behind the scenes to defend righteousness and promote social justice. But now we are beginning to see… Continue reading Barack Obama: The Smooth Talking Thug

Seriously, Donald Trump is President. What’s Up With That?

This third rock from the sun has become a crazy place. The old rules don’t seem to apply anymore. Change happens pretty fast these days. The apple cart hasn’t just been upset, it’s been toppled. And we’re learning that most of the apples in that cart are rotten to the core. Around the globe, things… Continue reading Seriously, Donald Trump is President. What’s Up With That?

How the Intelligence Community Double-Crossed America

The sole, intended purpose of American intelligence agencies is to inform the country’s elected leadership about what’s really going on. They are there to help Congress and the President execute their responsibilities with maximum knowledge and effectiveness. Sadly, these intelligence agencies have become something very different and much more threatening to the people, to the… Continue reading How the Intelligence Community Double-Crossed America

Freedom of Speech Gets Zucked

To our social media overlords, freedom of speech now means taking votes on which views to suppress. They call this “finding common ground”. Seriously. People already have the option to block posts from any source they don’t like. But our social saviors now feel a need to protect users they consider too stupid and uninformed… Continue reading Freedom of Speech Gets Zucked

For Some People, the Constitution Needs a Warning Label

It’s been said that there’s sanctuary in the voting booth. It’s true. The right to vote is precious. It’s the most basic guarantor of our freedoms. Sadly, as usual, Democrats and their leftist rooting section misunderstand and misconstrue the obvious. They take that preciousness to mean that we must provide the opportunity for everyone, even… Continue reading For Some People, the Constitution Needs a Warning Label

Facebook: We Shoved Our Faces In It and Now It Sucks

We thought Facebook was our friend. But we were wrong. Love at first sight can blind even the most rational among us. And we got taken, sucked in to socializing. We should have known the relationship was all about money. It started out rosy, but an opportunist creeped into the picture. It was an internet… Continue reading Facebook: We Shoved Our Faces In It and Now It Sucks