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America’s Democrat Anti-Gun Mayors Enhance Crime

“Crime when it succeeds is called virtue.”   —Lucius Annaeus Seneca On February 7, 2012, I wrote, “America’s Democrat Mayors Ruining The Country For Decades. The entry followed Kurt Badenhausen’s article in Forbes detailing America’s ten most miserable cities. Badenhausen examined America’s largest metropolitan areas with a  minimum population of 256,000 people and  ranked each area …

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Romney’s Tax Records And The Idiot Cabral

“Is being an idiot like being high all the time?”  —Janeane Garofalo MSNBC‘s Michael O’Brien asserts, “Most Americans say Mitt Romney should release more of his tax returns,” citing a USA Today/Gallup Poll. So how many Americans is “most Americans?” According to the poll, 54%. Certainly, that is 4% more than half. But curiously, the margin …

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Paul Krugman on Greece: It’s Europe’s Fault!

“Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt.”  —Herbert Hoover Paul  Krugman over at the New York Times is an unapologetic Statist, Keynesian and Progressive liberal who does well to technicratically argue for strong centralized governments in the area of economics. Krugman is an ardent advocate for income redistribution through governmental means …

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G20 and Comrade Obama

“Collective states are constitutionally incapable of reliably producing anything but corpses.” —L. Neil Smith Needing an economic boost, President Barack Obama goes to the G20 Summit in Mexico…hat in hand…looking for some commitments  from the European Leaders, trying to land assurances that Europe is fomenting a plan to bolster markets and prevent Europe’s challenges from sucking …

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Atheists to USMC: Take Down Crosses Or We’ll Sue

“Some people will spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. But, the Marines don’t have that problem.”  —Ronald Reagan, President of the United States; 1985 Every Veteran ought to be disgusted. An atheist group is saber-rattling, threatening legal action over crosses erected on Camp Pendleton Hill, demanding the removal …

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America’s Democrat Mayors Ruining the Country for Decades

“In a state where corruption abounds, laws must be very numerous.” —Tacitus Forbes.com’s  Kurt Badenhausen detailed America’s Most Miserable Cities, 2012 last week.  In formulating his thesis, Badenhausen writes,  We looked at the 200 largest metropolitan statistical areas and divisions in the U.S. to determine America’s Most Miserable Cities. The minimum population to be eligible was 256,000. …

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“The only reason people get lost in thought is because it’s unfamiliar territory.” —Paul Fix In July of 2009, West park Florida in Broward County named its’ first street for President Barack Obama. After Obama was inaugurated, West Park Commissioners voted to rename Southwest 40th Avenue in his honor.  West park City Commissioner Tommy Dorsett …



We now live at a time when government seems to be taking its liberties by parsing our constitutional protections where the overarching concept of the Fourth Amendment to the constitution. Despite the numerous legal challenges mounted in ECPA cases, the government fights hard to keep this ability. For that, I am lost on how our constitution continues to restrain what seems to be a slow and steady march toward arbitrary and oppressive governance.