Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats. –H.L. Mencken

The State as Country Club Part II: Voting and Representation

 Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance. ~ H.L. Mencken In the 2012 elections, only 57.5% of those eligible to vote actually cast a ballot … Continue reading

September 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

5 Reasons To Support Scottish Secession

…for, as long as a hundred of us remain alive, never will we on any conditions be subjected to the lordship of the English. It is in truth not for glory, … Continue reading

September 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Note To Christians About Evolution

I started to write about the Bill Nye/Ken Ham “debate” back when it was held in February, but I never got around to finishing it.  I still might, but in the … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

On Why The Defeat Of Amash’s NSA Amendment Is Good For Freedom

I am endlessly fascinated by the attention Congressman Justin Amash’s amendment has gotten.  Last week he was able to get a vote on the following amendment to H.R. 2397, the … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Meet The New Boss, Same As The Old Boss

It really irks me to hear an election anywhere described as a new government. NPR reports that Italy got a new government on Sunday.  The same thing is said whenever … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

We Are Just Stupid And Selfish

Dianne Feinstein gives us a perfect picture of the arrogance and disingenuity of politicians. They all purport to believe in democracy (the idea of a republic died long ago), which … Continue reading

February 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Matt Damon: Politics Is A Rigged Game

Maybe there is hope for America. Actor/director Matt Damon is disillusioned with politics saying “The game is rigged”. I highly doubt he had a libertarian epiphany, and is probably just … Continue reading

December 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

Krugman Is Disillusioned With Obama

This is great. Krugman is mad about what the so-called fiscal cliff deal could be: “only a 37 percent rate on top incomes, and a rise in the Medicare eligibility … Continue reading

December 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

“¿Qué gigantes?” – Sancho Panza

I had heard that Al Mohler made a really ridiculous statement.  Then I heard the actual statement and thought – how did I miss that?  I did the maths and … Continue reading

November 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

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