Why Must Snowden ‘Prove’ His Allegations When They Are Public Knowledge?

Snowden hasn’t really told us anything the government hasn’t already admitted to: CIA Tech Boss on Your Data: ‘We Fundamentally Try To Collect Everything and Hang Onto It Forever’ Law Enforcement Wants Your Text Messages Stored for Investigations ATF Seeks ‘Massive’ Database of Personal Info: ‘Assets, Relatives, Associates and More’ HURT: We’re from the government…

Catch Me If You Can

There are two approaches to governance. The first is to look to the Constitution and design a legislative agenda that achieves the desired effect and is compliant with the Constitution. The second is to pass legislation that achieves the desired effect and then challenge people to stop it when it isn’t compliant with the Constitution.…

Thomas Jefferson, 33 years old when he wrote the Declaration of Independence

Thomas Jefferson  This copied from Monticello.org. (Born April 13, 1743, at Shadwell, Virginia; died July 4, 1826, Monticello) NOTICE 2 THINGS IMMEDIATELY: On July 4, 1776,  Thomas Jefferson was only 33 years old when he penned the Declaration of Independence. On July 4, 1826, Thomas Jefferson died 50 YEARS TO THE DAY after the Declaration of…

The case for more tolerance for others…

The case for more tolerance for others… Jiggs McDonald, NHL Hall of Fame broadcaster speaking in Orillia, Ontario, reportedly said, “I am truly perplexed that so many of my friends are against another mosque being built in Toronto. I think it should be the goal of every Canadian to be tolerant regardless of their religious…

A Letter from Mr. Kells

Whenever Mr. Kells writes a letter, he asks me to proofread it. Last night, he handed me a letter to a congressman. As I’m reading, I’m thinking: La-di-da, same ole same ole….you’re talkin to a brick wall, baby. And then I got to the end. (Well, actually we had a minor disagreement about his last…

Whistle Blower Should Be Ignored Because He Is ONLY 29 Years Old

Have you noticed how the establishment has started reciting their talking points: the NSA whistle blower should be ignored because he’s only 29 y.o.? I wonder, do these same talking-head idiots think we should have surrendered to Germany and Japan because of the age of those who fought the war?  Oh, I’m sure some will…

Tales Of The Dreaming City

The great and ancient philosopher Utahamanicus tells the tale of a lost civilization: In the ancient kingdom of Argostolia, there were once two young highborn noblemen named Democritus and Republicus. They came to be known as the Twins. Argostolia, also known as the Dragon Isle, ruled its world through sorcerous might and sheer power for centuries before the…

Found Us a Republican Enemy of Individual Rights and Liberty

Did you read my post about how we can identify enemies of individual rights and liberty within our government?  Well, we found one: House Speaker John Boehner: NSA Leaker a ‘Traitor’ House Speaker John Boehner today called NSA leaker Edward Snowden a “traitor” who put Americans at risk by releasing classified information to the media.…

Rubio Secretly Switches Parties: Now Serves as Democrat in Republican Clothing

Don’t like the title of this post?  Then tell me how this story doesn’t say the same thing in different words: Marco Rubio: In immigration reform, legalization comes first — ‘It is not conditional’ In a Spanish-language interview Sunday with the network Univision, Sen. Marco Rubio, the leading Republican on the Gang of Eight comprehensive…

The Austerity Myth: Has Government Grown Beyond The Carrying Capacity Of The Free Market?

Salon Magazine posted an article in support of the New York Times’ Paul Krugman’s anti-austerity position titled, Paul Krugman’s right: Austerity kills. They go on to write: Austerity kills — radical cuts destroy economies and lives, and the honest numbers and economics keep proving it “I will never forgive them,” wrote 13-year-old Kieran McArdle to…