Archive for January, 2014

Culture of Narcissism Meets Google Glasses

Sunday, January 26, 2014 21:45 18 Comments

The recent case of Google Glass wearer Cecelia Abadie being given a citationĀ for wearing a computer-in-eyeglass device while driving is only a launch point for what will be some very interesting court battles. The citation was dismissed in a San Diego court by a judge who properly noted that the police could not prove the [...]

This was posted under category: Just Stuff

Public Prison Sex Education

Monday, January 20, 2014 17:06 2 Comments

Imagine conflating “talking,” “hugging,” and “dancing” with “anal sex,” “grinding,” and “oral sex”? Oh – and that’s material for 13-year-olds. See what one parent in Kansas is fighting. Question: how do people express sexual feelings? Answer: let the village tell ‘em how, after a committee of knuckle-dragging, school-board’ing dipsticks collectively assembles numerous charlatan studies supporting [...]

This was posted under category: Public School Prisons

“What If…”: Judge Napolitano

Monday, January 6, 2014 7:50 3 Comments

This classic from my favorite orator is worth watching again and again and again. Judge Andrew Napolitano on the rigged establishment and public opinion as a “manufactured narrative.” Except I do not think this particular segment is responsible for him being fired from FOX.

This was posted under category: Totalitarian Government

Celebrity Makeovers?

Monday, January 6, 2014 7:40 No Comments

Bono is going free market and Woody Harrelson is an anarchist.

This was posted under category: Uncategorized

Good, Old-Fashioned, American Fear Mongering

Sunday, January 5, 2014 18:22 5 Comments

Yes, we are supposed to get up to a foot of snow today in SE Michigan, depending on what way the winds blow and what forecast you believe. Every time I see these stories about folks rushing to the stores in anticipation of a winter snow dump, I wonder … do people really not have [...]

This was posted under category: Crisis & Fear Mongering

Detroit Police Chief: “Good Americans Are Armed”

Friday, January 3, 2014 6:24 5 Comments

People carrying guns equals a reduction in crime. This comes from the new Detroit Chief of PoliceĀ James Craig. For an urban Police Chief this is pretty radical stuff, and it’s a good start.

This was posted under category: Detroit

Does Anyone Pay Attention to What Obama Says?

Thursday, January 2, 2014 9:42 5 Comments

Harry Binswanger is an old favorite of mine. As a young, radical 20-something, I tore into the delightful “Ayn Rand Lexicon” that was edited by Mr. Binswanger. For the sake of this blog post, I am not interested in all of the libertarian operatics surrounding Ayn Rand and Objectivism – after all, pre-Internet days, for [...]

This was posted under category: Czars

Ron Paul on Gallup “Most Admired” List

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 12:17 No Comments

Obama. Hillary Clinton. Romney. Etc., etc. with the usual suspects. Oh – and then at the bottom of that list is the only admirable person on the entire list: Ron Paul.

This was posted under category: Ron Paul

Podcast With Heartland Institute: Businesspeople Starting to Make Motown Their Hometown

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 12:12 No Comments

Here is the podcast I did with the Heartland Institute last week. Topic: “Businesspeople Starting to Make Motown Their Hometown.”

This was posted under category: Detroit