Day: September 13, 2013

Notable Quote- Barack Obama

    “We will not waver in our commitment to see that justice is done for this terrible act. And make no mistake, justice will be done.” -Barack Obama 9-12-2012 (on the death of four American’s in Benghazi)   I think there has been some wavering…and not one bit of justice.

Where Piers Morgan shows he doesn’t ‘get’ the US Constitution – again

Piers, Piers, Piers – you of all people should know the phrase containing “and dispel all doubt”.  A recent tweet on his favorite hobby horse (the Socialist / Statist mantra that citizens should be disarmed) shows a serious lack of understanding of the underlying philosophy of the US Constitution.  The Founders were careful with their …

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Data Point – Graduation rate

From Legal Insurrection: Only 16% of the 420K students in the CA State University system graduate within 4 years   What an indictment of the quality of the student in the system.  Or rather, is it a worse indictment of the formerly great CA K-12 system that has ill-prepared these students to actually perform well …

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Notable Quote – Walter Olsen

Just what I blogged about  here:  Nanniers and Busybodies in Government (emphasis mine): The public is increasingly in revolt against “nanny state” interventions, from Mayor Bloomberg’s attempt to limit soda sizes in New York, to efforts to ban Happy Meals in San Francisco. Some thinkers dismiss concern about paternalism as merely trivial and personal, not …

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A signature line denoting “I know better than you what you need”

Progressives – they are just so SMUG when they use one of the classic phrases that just screams “I an intellectually and morally superior than you – *I* will make the decision for you (moron, evil, uneducated, politically incorrect, or conservative) sub-human.  Here, take my hand and I will lead you to the Enlightened Utopia …

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