Trichotomy

There is an interesting trichotomy that has been created in our political landscape. One the one hand, we have a political movement that typically abhors any attempt to reduce government power, the Democrats, are clamoring for the abolishment of an entire department – Immigration and Customs Enforcement (I’m confident they really don’t want to abolish…

Bronx Bolshevik Barbie

Interviewed tonight by CNN’s immaculately dressed and coiffured Anderson Vanderbilt Cooper, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez voiced support for the heroic firefighting efforts in California, Nevada and Utah. “Fire departments are perfect examples of socialism”, said the up and coming star of the Democrat Party. “They are paid by the collective for the good of the collective and…

Straw Men Making Straw Purchases

The California legislature just passed a sensible straw control law declaring the following: No straw dispensers may be painted black or have any sort of handle. “Bump” dispensers what distribute more than one straw at a time may not be sold. Dispensers that may contain more than 10 straws will be confiscated and not to…

All’s Fair

It is possible America has crossed a boundary from which there is no return. I don’t mean that to imply that Trump caused it, it is more likely that he is the product of it. I was thinking about this in conjunction with something Mollie Hemingway of the Federalist, tweeted this week: “Every now and…

Once Mo Into SFO…

In his 1942 book, “The Myth of Sisyphus”, French Philosopher Albert Camus wrote, “The absurd does not liberate; it binds. It does not authorize all actions. ‘Everything is permitted’ does not mean that nothing is forbidden…” It is important to recognize absurdity when it presents itself. If there is such a thing as a laboratory…

Trouble in River City

“Friend, either you’re closing your eyes To a situation you do not wish to acknowledge Or you are not aware of the caliber of disaster indicated By the presence of a pool table in your community Well, ya got trouble, my friend, right here I say, trouble right here in River City…” ~ Robert Preston,…

The Streets of San Francisco

If you feel as though American civilization, perhaps the most successful variant of western civilization, is hell bent on destroying itself, you aren’t wrong. Issues ranging from the complex, i.e. concepts like “gender fluidity”, to the most basic such as pubic defecation on the streets of San Francisco seem ample evidence of a culture in…