A Glorious Digital Revolution

The banning of certain voices from social media made me wonder – could the “revolution” desired by progressives be a negative action rather than a positive one? By that I mean that I wonder if it is possible that we could all get so intertwined in electronic networks – our banks, our utilities, our communications…

Reaching the Outer Limits

“Journalism is about covering important stories. With a pillow, until they stop moving.” ~ Iowahawk (David Burge) Free speech – a First Amendment right and something getting a lot of attention these days. Speech has always been subject to certain curbs. We’ve always had the ability to say anything we wanted but politeness and propriety…

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…