Blake Williams was a patriotic, pro-Trump New Mexico radio personality. He had been on the Pirate Radio Ship Caroline in the North Sea in 1984.
The unproven calumnies aimed at Donald Trump’s head are a reminder that, when governments, corporations or mobs deal in false accusations, justice is dead. Within the past few days, Bob Woodward dropped a book claiming to have first, or second, or third hand information from anonymous people who are, like, totally in the know, and…
The late Dr. Jerry Pournelle described what he called “The Iron Law of Bureaucracy” as follows: In any bureaucratic organization, there are two kinds of bureaucrats: those whose interests are the reasons for the bureaucracy, and those whose interests are the bureaucracy itself. The Iron Law states that in every case the second category will […]
Recently, I read an article from the LA Times, in which woman talked about having been invited to a dinner specifically for the idea of discussing racism. Her summary is, “it didn’t go well.” Why was that? It seems that everyone had a narrative depending upon the color of their skin or their country of […]
Frederic Bastiat wrote about “The Seen and the Unseen”, essentially describing what economists call “opportunity cost”. What this means is that while you can see the effect of money being spent–as in the case of money spent to fix a broken window (the classic example) puts money in the glazier’s pocket which he can then […]
Not enough disposable income to cover emergencies?
There’s a bit more to the story than the headlines show.
After today’s meeting between Trump and Putin, Leftists have ratcheted their Russia hysteria up to level 12 out of 10. Do ordinary Americans care?
And can I borrow the First Lady’s “I Don’t Care” jacket?
A little more than a decade ago, after coming to grips with suspicions and newfound revelations that the Democratic Party had betrayed Black Americans, Hispanic Americans, middle class Americans, I became angry and then I became a blogger. My earlier posts reflect the outrage that I felt by the betrayal of Democratic leaders, in particular, […]