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Happy Pi Day!

     Happy π Day everyone!      Demonstrating that reality and proposed laws quite often are orthogonal to each other: Tweet

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Double Standard For Bodily Autonomy

     Adults, ages 18—20, are not considered mature enough to control their bodies when it comes to tobacco or alcohol, or to defend the same via firearms. The argument goes that even though we trust these pseudo-adults with the right to … Continue reading

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Florida vs. The Gaia Cult

     With the Florida Democratic Party supporting the concept of “nature rights” by which swamps and such are given legal rights, including a legal right for eco-nutjobs to sue on nature’s behalf, it was almost inevitable that the state of Florida … Continue reading

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2020 Election In One Clip

     Joe “Bad Touch” Biden recently declared that any Democrat running against Donald Trump would win, and that the Democrats “could run Mickey Mouse against this President and have a shot”. "I refuse to suggest any Democrat can lose. I think … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Implications of Watergate

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With the impeachment trial of a sitting President of the United State happening for only the third time … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Resolved: That Government Is Not the Solution; It Is the Problem

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      In 1981, Ronald Reagan declared during his inauguration speech that “government is not the solution to our problems; … Continue reading

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Boaty McBoatface for President in 2020?

     Broke: Secure elections with voter ID      Woke: Same day registration at the voting booth      Bespoke: Swipe right or left for each candidate and ballot measure      Despite cries of Russian Hackers stealing the 2016 election, some people want to move voting, … Continue reading

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Signs and Portents for 2020?

     The November 5th elections signal a complete cycle (save for the Gubernatorial run-off in Louisiana) of off-Presidential year elections in the United States. If we can learn anything from this odd-year election it is that all the trends in elections … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Meaning of the China Vote

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With the People’s Republic of China being in the news, primarily for the repression in Hong Kong, let … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Republican Party and Mr. Nixon

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      In the previous two Firing Line Friday posts, the wipeout, on the Presidential level, of the Democrats in … Continue reading

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