Archive for January, 2014
The recent case of Google Glass wearer Cecelia Abadie being given a citation 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 [...]
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 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.
Bono is going free market and Woody Harrelson is an anarchist.
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 [...]
People carrying guns equals a reduction in crime. This comes from the new Detroit Chief of Police James Craig. For an urban Police Chief this is pretty radical stuff, and it’s a good start.
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 [...]
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.
Here is the podcast I did with the Heartland Institute last week. Topic: “Businesspeople Starting to Make Motown Their Hometown.”