The Switch in Time that Saved Nine

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The relationship between the new Republican majority in Congress to Obamacare has been much discussed. Folks following the history of US Supreme Court decisions will perhaps remember when Justice Roberts changed his mind on a crucial decision under pressure from the White House, and rendered the crucial swing vote that had the country in an uproar. […]

Indigestible Blocs

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“I believe that this nation is the last hope of Western civilization and if this oasis of the world shall be overrun, perverted, contaminated or destroyed, then the last flickering light of humanity will be extinguished. “I take no issue with those who would praise the contributions which have been made to our society by people of many races, of varied creeds and colors. America is indeed a joining together of many streams which go to form a mighty river which we call the American way. However, we have in the United States today hard-core, indigestible blocs which have not become integrated into the American way of life, but which, on the contrary are its deadly enemies.” […]

Iran for Help

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The US, specifically the Obama administration, is indeed helping Iran in many ways: […]

Obama the Competent

Some commenters have wondered: Since Obama has done so much damage, how can I call him incompetent? I’d written: “We have, it seems to me, an incompetent, inconstant, insensitive, insidious ingrate for a president — and we are left at this point feeling thankful for the incompetence, without which he’d be even worse.” But the question was fair. It seems a thought experiment may help: […]

What is Barack Obama?

Many people accuse President Obama if being a Muslim, even a radical Muslim. I do not agree. Obama is a radical of sorts, but not a “radical Muslim” in my opinion. First, he is technically a Muslim by dint of his education (for a few years) in Indonesia; though he was young, it is enough for them to lay claim upon him. But I do not think this is true in Obama’s own mind. He is a non-strategic amateuristic pragmatist, in that he is all to willing to lie for even the shallowest purposes of the moment, giving little thought to what new lies he might have to tell in an hour or a day to cover for this lie. It clearly applies to so much of his daily activity, and I believe it applies to his religion as well. […]

Constitutional Repair

In another blog, by the estimable Citizen Tom, I engaged a pretend conservative who regularly haunts that site. The discussion post, entitled What Do We Do?, raised the issue I wrote about yesterday: How do we fix the current political problems that arise from erosion of the Constitution. Before we get into my reply to faux conservative “scout,” let’s talk about other alternatives: […]

Constitutional Concerns

The US Constitution does not need to be replaced or scrapped, as a number of folks on the left have suggested going back to President Woodrow Wilson. It does not need to be cured of its fatal flaws, so that Obama can implement redistribution of wealth and “break free” from the negative liberties placed by the founding fathers to prevent this, as Obama said in 2001. Nevertheless, there are major problems with our current government. Some examples after a design overview: […]

Underserved Group: Jihadists

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Two events occurred in recent days which are connected. Both involve the Ikhwan, the Muslim Brotherhood. […]

Minimum Wage, Maximum Impact

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I was challenged in another forum recently because I had indicated that fewer than 5% of the workforce was at minimum wage. She had heard differently: […]

Soaking In It

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In a Bundy Ranch article in The Truth About Guns (an excellent news source for Second Amendment issues), commenter “doesky2″ left this note on the difference between left-wing and right-wing culture in the US. (I made only minor edits for punctuation and such: […]