Monthly Archives: August 2022

Decline of public schools speeds up

Readers know that TPOL and its participants have never been supportive of so-called public schools, and have always advocated the massive separation of the state and schools. We are far from alone in that, but we seem to be part … Continue reading

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Pork, pork, pork, pork…

The article last week from AP spreads the good news of government largess to the tourism industry. It is absolutely amazing what the FedGov (and States and counties and cities) do with the money that they steal from taxpayers now … Continue reading

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“Government science” and academia – conspiracy and more

Thanks to Steve for sharing this particular news item. Once more, we see the evil hand of government in causing and prolonging human suffering – and in killing people. This time, in dealing with the scourge of Alzheimer’s disease. It … Continue reading

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Ignorance isn’t bliss – it’s fear

The question has appeared in various forums over the years. A recent version goes: I found an unfired bullet (live round) in my backyard. How do I dispose of it? Fortunately, an Air Force vet with a sense of humor … Continue reading

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The China question – and the world ahead

The recent (so far “successful”) visit of Her Imperial Highness the Worshipful Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress Assembled, third in succession to His Magnamity and Omnipotent Mightness Joseph R Biden, to … Continue reading

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Government evils: Inflation

What a couple of years! Ouch. Even though prices are (slowly) dropping. Even the Rally in the Black Hills is showing signs of a drop in attendance and not just because it isn’t a zero- or five-year. Five-dollar Diesel and … Continue reading

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War and liberty

“Inter arma enim silent legis” is a Latin phrase meaning “In times of war, the law falls silent.” Generally bureaucrats and politicians try to suspend civilian rights during war time. (The relatively “good” ones, that is – the bad ones … Continue reading

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Winter is coming… time to move?

Thanks to Steve C who told us about this hilarious send-up ad (our opinion here at TPOL) by the Russians urging people that it is “time to move to Russia.” The short video advert has gotten a lot of mixed … Continue reading

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The impacts of social media on society

We’ve seen sea-changes before: some concept, some invention, some new way of doing things that has an incredible impact on our society. And the lives not just of this generation, but many future generations. Social media is one example. In … Continue reading

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