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Venezuela Turning in a Widening Gyre

     Much like the proverbial falcon no longer hearing the call of the falconer, Venezuela has ceased to be able to hear the call of sanity and rationality. In other words, in Venezuela, things are falling apart, the center does not … Continue reading

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How To Innovate Without Reinventing The Wheel

     It seems almost inevitable with government, that increasingly it takes longer to get less but with greater cost. Red tape and bureaucracy, combined with an obsession of reinventing the wheel, so as to speak, throttles innovation and development, as well … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – The Ochlocracy: Censorship; Bullying; and Rebellion

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: Vox Popuii; Vox Tyrannis      First, a little mood music:      Carrying on… … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Censorship: By Red Tape; By Newspeak; By Show Trial

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: ‘Tis a pity you dared to say that…      First, a little … Continue reading

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California and the Censoring of Doubleplusungood Political Internet Speech

     A bill was introduced this year to the California Assembly, AB 1104, bans “false” or “deceptive” statements on the internet having to do with any candidate or ballot measure. The relevant text of the proposed measure: “Section 18320.5 is added … Continue reading

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Intersectional Racism Comes to the Gayborhood

     Owners of some nonprofits are being required to attend mandatory reeducation camps to correct the wrongthink of their “implicit” bias. The targets are the LGBTQ&c. “community”.      Another case of eeevil bakers, florists, and photographers oppressing Queer couples’ weddings?      Nope. This … Continue reading

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The Greater the Democracy, the Less the People’s Consent

Whither the Republic?      An interesting, of not accurate, observation was made recently, that despite more and more people being able to democratically participate in electing representatives and officials, there is an increased sense that those same elected officials rule without … Continue reading

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No Alt-Right for Sane Men

     Many of the so-called Alt-Right fancy themselves partakers of the “red pill” to achieve their equivalent of being “woke” (Alt-Woke, so as to speak). They eschew the wisdom of those who know better and embrace the ideological framework of their … Continue reading

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Venezuela on a Knife’s Edge

     The growing socialist dictatorship in Venezuela hit a speedbump briefly when the opposition to Venezuelan President Maduro gained a (disputed) supermajority in the legislature. Despite this, Maduro’s power grab had proceeded unabated, if not outright accelerated.      The Venezuelan Supreme Court, … Continue reading

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California and the Death of the Rule of Law

“A general rule not applied impartially is for practical purposes no rule at all” —James FitzJames Stephen      California Attorney General, and Planned Parenthood donor recipient, Xavier Baccera has decided to prosecute two people with the Center of Medical Progress (CMP) … Continue reading

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