Monthly Archives: January 2021

Back and angry – today’s Tommy in DC

Readers are probably familiar with Rudyard Kipling’s poem, “Tommy.” Although a chauvinist, imperialist, and claimed-to-be-racist warmonger, Kipling had a way with words, and was a keen observer. I thought of that poem (reprinted below) as I read of how many … Continue reading

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Now that Biden is in charge, are “liberals” coming to steal away Free Speech?

Should we be ready?  How can we prevent it? New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has an idea. She wants to set up a “truth commission.” And she is not alone. This governmental body would examine news media and root out … Continue reading

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How soon they forget – Germany 2021

Quarantine is a fairly simple and basic medical technique. When someone has an transmittable/infectious disease, you isolate them to prevent them from spreading that disease. It can be applied to someone suspected of having such a disease. It is a … Continue reading

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What can come next? (A Baker’s Dozen ™)

With the inauguration of Joseph Biden and Kamala Harris, the apocalypse press is coming on strong. We admit that The Price of Liberty has done our share of dire predictions and concerns. But if it were a contest, TPOL has … Continue reading

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In requiem: the Democracy of the “United States of America.”

With the end of the second decade of the 21st Century, democracy has died, and is replaced by a mobocracy which may swiftly transform into a tyranny. However oblivious and unwilling the observer, it is clearer than ever that government … Continue reading

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Dystopian California

A few months back, Jim Rickards over at Agora put me onto this summary of what California was and has become. I have ties to California: my father and his parents lived in Southern California during WW2 and the last … Continue reading

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What can be done to unify the Fifty States?

In a recent commentary, we discussed the irreparable nature of the division of the once proud and strong federation called the United States of America. I suggested that any actions that could reunite – unify – these States are anathema … Continue reading

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Irrepairable – no union, no republic, no “democracy”

As the aftermath of last week’s “protest” at and in the Capitol continues to reverberate around us, more and more people are asking the equivalent of “are all these aftershocks?” But a few are asking, “Is all of this, including … Continue reading

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Danegeld – still a way to loot people

The Babylon Bee recently satirized Congress about their anger about “criminals” and “looters” invading the Capitol, because, after all, the only criminals and looters allowed in the Capitol were members of Congress. Well, Congress is far from the only organized … Continue reading

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Foolish, backward American hicks

Guilty as charged. Recently, Tom Woods and I were (very briefly) discussing the attitude that the DC Statists and the “Elites,” especially (but not just) the “leftist” types, have towards “foolish, backward American hicks who (for reasons never fully explained) … Continue reading

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