Justice for Charlotte?

Justice, n. Proper administration of laws. In jurisprudence, the constant and perpetual disposition of legal matters or disputes to render every man his due.” ~ Black’s Law Dictionary   I have been giving a great deal of consideration to the riots in Charlotte, following on the heels of yet another shooting of a black man…

Time to Make the Call

Free speech according to the US Constitution: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” The Progressive left…

Decision 2016

You are on the 5th floor of a building and the bottom three floors are on fire and the fourth is beginning to smoulder. The streets to the building are blocked and no help can reach you in time. On the floor with you are Jill Stein, Gary Johnson, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Each…

Tortured Defenses of Trump

I guess it was predictable but I still find it somewhat unbelievable how far the tortured justifications go for Trump’s “paid maternity leave” – but these defenses are helpful because they do reveal how far to the left the Trump GOP really has moved. Months ago, I proposed that for every “conservative” point in Trump’s…

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The Paradox of the Wealthy Progressive

Just as falling leaves presage the autumnal season, wealthy progressives falling for progressive Democrats are the bellwether of the quadrennial election season. Microsolutions founder and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban [an earlier version of this post identified Cuban as the Dell founder, he was not – that was Michael Dell- ed]. joins Warren Buffet in hearting…

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Stopping the Carousel

cor·rup·tion kəˈrəpSH(ə)n/ noun 1. dishonest or fraudulent conduct by those in power, typically involving bribery. “the journalist who wants to expose corruption in high places” synonyms: dishonesty, unscrupulousness, double-dealing, fraud, fraudulence, misconduct, crime, criminality, wrongdoing; More 2. the process by which something, typically a word or expression, is changed from its original use or meaning…