GOP Shooter and F.B.I. Analysis

The F.B.I. put forth one hell of a confusing analysis of the GOP shooting on June 14th. What we know: The shooter, James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville Illinois, we know belonged to several leftists groups such as: Boycott the Republican Party Terminate the Republican Party The…

Supreme Court: Offensive & Hateful speech is Protected Speech

In Matal v. Tam the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) denied the application under a Lanham Act provision prohibiting the registration of trademarks that may “disparage . . . or bring . . . into contempt or disrepute” any “persons, living or dead.” 15 U. S.…

Virginia Shooting – GOP – 5 wounded

[A full PDF of his Facebook postings can be found here. The links still work to Hodgkinson’s linked content. But no photos are present.] Today a lone shooter attempted the mass murder of several dozen GOP House and Senate members and staff while they practiced for…

The Problem with Many Millennials

I want to be clear. Not all Millennials are toxic Millennials. Some work and work very hard. Some study and study very hard. My daughter is one of them. So I don’t want to use a broad brush and paint all Millennials in the likeness of…

Let Them Take Arms

We are living in exceptional times just as our parents did who made it through WWII and Korea.   It is almost impossible to be self sufficient in today’s society. Government won’t allow it and in fact they see it and those that are as a…

What is a Human Right?

A lot of debate about a person’s “right” to healthcare or a “right” to a livable wage, shelter, food, and water. But is there really a right to things that may impose a hardship on another or even be taken by force (i.e. through taxes). A…

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New York City’s Jobs for Cons Program

New York Mayor Deblasio wants to employ every felon or every “ex-con” that has served his time in prison. He wants them to know know that a job is waiting for them on their release. Imagine the slap in the face Deblasio has just give to…

Latest Trend: Marry Yourself

That’s right. The latest trend among Millennials is to marry themselves. We’re not talking about men doing this… at least I’ve not heard of any. No. This is an invention of the female gender not the male. The television show Nightline ran a story (see video…

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Shingles anyone?

It’s true. I am over 50. In fact, I am over 60. And I had the unfortunate displeasure of coming down a case of the shingles. That is the chicken pox virus that has lays dormant for decades after an individual has chicken pox as a…

The Earl and Prine

No one can tell a story like John Prine in a song. I had the pleasure of seeing him play at the Earl of Old Town in Chicago where other great folk artists played from Odessa to Steve Goodman, Jim Post, The Holstein brothers, Bonny Koloc…