Archive for August, 2015

“But what is death? It depends.”

Sunday, August 30, 2015 7:17 3 Comments

Bioethicists want “experts” to redefine death to harvest your organs and supply the government’s monopoly on the distribution of human organs. To quote from the article: In light of all this, I suggest it is time to reconsider the constraints of the DDR, time to think about harvesting organs from some living patients – those who persistently fail [...]

This was posted under category: Economics

Don’t Make Eye Contact With a Cop

Saturday, August 29, 2015 19:47 No Comments

A young, black male from Detroit, who was peacefully making his way through Dayton, Ohio, was pulled over for … not signaling … on second thought, not turning on his turn signal 100 feet prior to his turn. But then, the cop admits why he really got pulled over. The cop had been trailing the [...]

This was posted under category: police state

We Are All Caitlyn Now, Ze Said

Saturday, August 29, 2015 18:15 1 Comment

Here’s just one more reason to not send your son to a government university. This is from the University of Tennessee Office of Diversity and Inclusion. “We should not assume someone’s gender by their appearance, nor by what is listed on a roster or in student information systems,” Donna Braquet, the Director of the University [...]

This was posted under category: Feminism

Anarcho-Libraries vs the State

Saturday, August 29, 2015 17:51 No Comments

Little Free Libraries is a great story of ordinary folks who decided that voluntarily sharing books is a great way to meet people and enrich communities. Some months go, The Atlantic described how local governments were threatening residents with citations for constructing Little Free Library structures, which are communal bookshelves where residents are encouraged to [...]

This was posted under category: Voluntaryist

We Hate Haters, Inc. Hates Trump

Friday, August 28, 2015 14:03 No Comments

Looks like the Southern Poverty Law Center is finally going to add Trump to its Hate Map.

This was posted under category: political correctness

More Anti-Gun Squealing

Friday, August 28, 2015 12:42 6 Comments

Note the qualifier at the beginning of the article: “This is an opinion piece written by a father who grew up in an extended family of hunters with rifles and other types of guns.” So that, apparently, makes him independent and non-emotional, and a pro-gun advocate from the womb. Or so he plays it out. [...]

This was posted under category: guns

The War on Cholesterol is Too Profitable to Give Up

Friday, August 28, 2015 10:38 2 Comments

In spite of the so-called “change of heart” on the cholesterol issue, from the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, another headline announcing that a “New Drug Could Dramatically Reduce Cholesterol” is hitting the wires today. Amgen’s evolocumab is the second PCSK9 inhibitor drug to be approved, as Praulent had already been approved by the FDA. A cardiologist [...]

This was posted under category: Big Pharma

Anarcho-Sinkhole?

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 8:20 No Comments

When the government left these Detroit residents a road sinkhole and refused to own up to fixing that sinkhole, the residents turned it into an aquarium. While the hole remained for years, and filling with water, residents cleaned the hole of algae and stocked it with fish. This mini-pond encased in asphalt had become a home [...]

This was posted under category: Detroit

FEE Promotes FrankenAnimals as a “Revolution.”

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 19:07 No Comments

So now FEE is promoting gene-editing and genetically-engineered animals as a free-market alternative for farming while making the case that to do so will foil the rotten FDA, essentially trying to string up this position as a libertarian, free-market position. Besides being some of the worst writing I have ever seen on FEE, this writer [...]

This was posted under category: Food Politics

How to Keep Up With the Stock Market Crash

Monday, August 24, 2015 10:39 No Comments

For best efficiency, put your browser on WSJ.com and hit the refresh button every 60 seconds.

This was posted under category: Financial Markets