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Dumping on Mickey D

We all read about the Target security breach that compromised tens of million of customers. Target is back in the news today. (LA Times) Target Corp. is hiring an IT expert from General Motors Co. to beef up its data security following a massive breach that continues to weigh on its reputation. Brad Maiorino will […]

Of True Scotsmen and Real Conservatives

A joke. A man was standing off the edge of the Golden Gate Bridge, obviously about to jump. A passer-by notices the jumper and quickly decides to try and talk him down off the ledge, so he tries talking to the jumper. "Sir, are you an American?" to which the jumper answers "yes." “Where are […]


June 5th, 1989 - June 5th, 2014 Never let the tanks win.

American Führer

Many Americans are lauding the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held prisoner for the past five years by the Haqqani network, an insurgent group affiliated with the Taliban, probably somewhere in Pakistan. His freedom came about via a prisoner exchange, with the United States trading five Taliban detainees being held in Guantanamo Bay. The Guantanamo Bay detainees […]

The Humanity Paradox

Sometimes, lessons are learned from the most unexpected places. This is one of those times. MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Via FOX News) –  Traditional hunters armed with homemade guns, poisoned spears and amulets have gathered in their hundreds, eager to use their skills and what they believe to be supernatural powers to help find nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted […]

“Communism Works” Says Ear Wax-Eating Democrat

Last week, Rep. Joe Garcia D-FL) was caught on camera enjoying a snack during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on government surveillance programs. The irony of that is beyond amazing. He was picking his ear and eating the wax, unaware that he was on camera during a house judiciary committee on surveillance. The more I […]

The “Cuban Embargo” Myth

Here we go again. (Bloomberg) - A group of 44 former high-ranking U.S diplomats, civil servants, military officers and Cuban-American businessmen is calling on President Barack Obama to further loosen a half-century embargo on the Communist regime in Cuba. In an open letter sent to Obama, the group, which includes former Director of National Intelligence […]

T.E.A. and Solipsism with Lolita

The Book Vladimir Nabokov's "Lolita" is a stunningly beautiful example of prose at its very best. An absolute pleasure to read and to immerse oneself in the writer's delicately crafted imagery, Lolita, as seen through the eyes of Humbert Humbert is the epitome of one who "walks in beauty like the night." "Oh, what a […]

Eternal Sunshine of the Intolerant Mind

I am an intolerant man. Ask anyone who has ever exchanged anything beyond social pleasantries with me, and they'll confirm it. I am an intolerant man, and this is my manifesto. Once, caught up in the "liberal at 20" portion of the well-known (wrongly attributed) quote about the impact of aging on one's political ideology, […]

Why You Be Blaming Me?

Speaking to 1.200 graduating High School seniors in Topeka Kansas on the 60th anniversary of the groundbreaking Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court ruling, Michelle Obama spoke of the growing segregation in post-MLK America. TOPEKA, Kan. — Sixty years after the Supreme Court outlawed “separate but equal” schools for blacks and whites, civil rights […]

Massachusetts Academic Experts Recommend Racist Gun Laws

The Boston Globe reporting: More than a year after the school shootings in Newtown, Conn., a panel of academic experts today released a long-awaited report recommending that Massachusetts tighten its gun laws, which are already considered among the toughest in the country. The panel made 44 recommendations, including that Massachusetts join a national mental health […]

Is the Obama Economic Crash Just Around the Corner?

International bankers are dropping dead at a somewhat alarming rate. Bloomberg reports: Mike Dueker, the chief economist at Russell Investments, was found dead at the side of a highway that leads to the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Washington state, according to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department. He was 50. He may have jumped over a […]

The Lynching

The Big Brother Brother – UPDATED

The Ulsterman Report, Hot Air and The Washington Post quietly reported a story with chilling implications yesterday: “A cyber security firm hired by CBS News has determined through forensic analysis that Sharyl Attkisson’s computer was accessed by an unauthorized, external, unknown party on multiple occasions late in 2012. Evidence suggests this party performed all access […]

Why Everything is Screwed Up and We’re Up the Creek Without a Paddle in One Sentence, Part 4

Reason. What a great political publication. Unfortunately, these days having a political publication called "Reason" could be more of a convoluted oxymoron than anything else, because there is very little reason left in politics. Yet... check this out: In the first flush of stories about how the National Security Agency is surveilling American citizens, one […]