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Paying the piper: the failure of local government in the Fifty States.

Local government in these States is, at best, a failure.  2022 demonstrated that once more. Indeed, it is far, far worse than the vicious horror that was State and Federal government in 2021 (and again in 2022). And those levels … Continue reading

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Smoking guns – and preserving the status quo

The partial release of Twitter internal correspondence burying the story of Hunter Biden’s laptop in the days before the 2020 presidential election is viewed by many as a smoking gun. Although Musk and Taibbi have only released some of the … Continue reading

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Is election reform possible?

There have been more and more claims, particularly over the last election cycles (2012, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020, and now 2022), of massive fraud and corruption. Both old parties claimed that happened several times before 2016, but that year it … Continue reading

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Corruption unlimited – DOJ and FBI

Back in the 1980s, it took decades for the evils of J. Edgar Hoover to be revealed. And oddly enough (from the point of view of so-called conservatives and right-leaning libertarians (minarchists, at least), one of the least corrupt of … Continue reading

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Moving to the sounds of the guns…

I am told that the statistics here in the States are pretty clear. When police forces end shooting and killing sprees, the average toll of dead is 14.3 people. When a private, armed citizen is the one who stops the … Continue reading

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What do our holidays mean to us?

On Monday the 30th, Americans observed Memorial Day. Later this new month of June, Americans will “observe” the newest federal holiday, “Juneteenth.” Next month, July, most Americans will “celebrate” the Fourth of July – and some will observe Independence Day … Continue reading

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Corrupt government: bribery in America

For decades, the FedGov – Congress – has instigated one of the most corrupt practices of American government in general.  That is the constant and wholesale bribery of state and local governments through federal funding tied to “voluntary standard” – … Continue reading

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Politicians’ disease

Politics is dirty. At the same time, to many people, politics seems as essential to human life as taking a poop. Which is pretty dirty, after all. Or having sex, which all things considered (and however big a deal people … Continue reading

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Power corrupts and …

Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely. Let’s look at one of the latest poster-children for this saying. But first, consider the saying itself. Our readers are certainly familiar with this famous statement and fundamental principle as stated by John Dalberg, Lord Acton. … Continue reading

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The despicable state of “higher education” in 2021

From the smallest cowtown college to largest Mega-University, higher education is a parasite on society, the economy, and any possible benevolent type of government. While it is no doubt the case in Europe, Pacifica, and even our allies in East … Continue reading

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