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TYRANTS AND WITCH DOCTORS

HOW RELIGION AND TYRANNY HELPS KILL TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENT AND CONSTITUTIONAL REPUBLICANISM…. A BRIEF TIMELINE OF TECHNOLOGY, ADVANCEMENT, OPPRESSION AND THE DELIBERATE RETARDATION OF GROWTH AND SUPPRESSION OF LIBERTY AND FREEDOM BY THE UNHOLY ALLIANCE BETWEEN “WITCH DOCTORS AND TYRANTS”….  Thales:  (500 BC): Discovered static electricity Pythagoras (500 BC):  Mathematical and […]

IT AIN’T EASY BEIN’ GREEN

If we listen to the rumination of millennials and Gen Z-ers, we will soon learn that many or most of them think that the Baby Boomers and their parents “ruined the global environment” with “pollution” through their “wasteful” and “non-green” practices. At least this is the alt-truth they […]

THE REV

  Stopping in at “21” in Midtown NYC for an ice-cold martini with some associates and friends today, I noticed that a bronze, memorial plaque for my dearly-departed friend, the Rev. Lorenzo Robinson, was finally up in the men’s room.  It’s a nice memorial for a giant of […]

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON

China is a nation that shamelessly and regularly steals our intellectual property, costing us as much as $500 billion annually and posing a national security threat to our nation. China is a nation that has actually built entire islands in the South China Sea, in international waters, where […]

ERASED

  Everyone, including me, is doing tributes to stars we’ve “lost”:  Dr. John, Tim Conway, Anthony Bourdain, Greg Allman, Butch Trucks, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lewis, Chris Cornell and others…but what about all of those perfect, innocent little souls who left this planet without a wimper, without even a […]

THE CARROT AND THE STICK

Let’s say hypothetically you’re living under the risk of political or religious oppression under a dictatorial or statist, militaristic, government, like Honduras, El Salvador or Guatemala, and let’s say you “escape” and make it safely into nearby Mexico. At that point, aren’t you safe? If not, why not?   […]

THE BONFIRES OF THE DEMOCRAT VANITIES

WE HAVE TO STOP PRETENDING DEMOCRATS DON’T UNDERSTAND THESE BASIC ECONOMIC MAXIMS MAXIM 1: Taxes always discourage the economic activity they tax. Tax increases cause a subsequent economic decline in activity, jobs and prosperity. MAXIM 2: Subsidies always encourage the activity they subsidize. And they require tax increases […]

The Road to Valhalla

Sweden, like other European nations, has sewn the seeds of its own demise through liberal socialist welfare policies and failure to secure and hold its borders. Now, entire neighborhoods in Swedish cities and even smaller towns are dominated by Muslim immigrants living off the Swedish taxpayer. What’s more, […]