Tag Archives: Stupid government tricks

Drought, wildfire and the American dream

Drought and wildfires are constantly with us. This summer and fall are expected to be particularly bad for both according to many forecasters and predictions. Some areas are hard hit, and some have been very bad in the past. Now, … Continue reading

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Stupid government – phobias and bans

Stupidity to the point of insanity is increasingly a “occupational disease” of politicians – especially those elected to state legislatures.  Consider this. It is not a joke from the Onion or the Babylon Bee. It is Oregon House Bill 3305: … Continue reading

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Are we there yet? 2020 election farce over?

Heard it from Fox News later this afternoon, after a day of teaching safety and health for miners: “Former President Trump was acquitted in an unprecedented second impeachment trial on the charge of inciting an insurrection for the Jan. 6 … Continue reading

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Peak oil or peak stupidity?

A few weeks ago, an apparently popular survivalist website, oriented towards city-dwellers, told its readers that “Peak Oil Is Already Here: What It Means for Civilization (urbansurvivalsite.com)” In part they claimed: “peak oil isn’t about running out of oil. It’s … Continue reading

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Galloping insanity in States run by the enemies of liberty

I was shocked to read this today, at first: A WA teacher’s union president says reopening schools is an example of “white supremacy,” concern over a child’s mental health or suicide risk is “white privilege,” and [the] push to reopen … Continue reading

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What gives? Vaccination rates

This data is from the 5th – a few days old now, but it raises some serious questions. Under Operation WARP SPEED, the military is responsible for delivering vaccines, but it is local, often private, health care providers that actually … Continue reading

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What do we do?

Election Day is NOT supposed to be Bill Murray’s Groundhog Day. But waking up this morning, you might be forgiven for fearing that has happened. Sliding into chaos, a few of the Fifty States have decided to wreck the remnants … Continue reading

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Seriously? A critical shortage of lawyers in Florida?

Insanity, we often hear, is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.Maybe that is Florida’s problem. A radio news story reports that 100 attorneys in the State have signed a petition asking the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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The Mexicos in our future?

This interesting news bit floated across my screen last week. ‘Narco-antennas’ keep appearing in Mexico, another sign cartels are reaching far beyond drugs. Indeed, they seem to be assuming power and doing things the way the mobs in Chicago, New … Continue reading

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ALL Rights Matter

No doubt, this headline will result in TPOL being condemned for a “parody” of the nasty Black Lives Matter. A female student at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, was expelled within hours for a posting on social media which was … Continue reading

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