I saw this signature today on Slash Dot… There are 4 boxes to use in the defense of liberty: soap, ballot, jury, ammo. Use in that order. Starting now.
Stimulus Package Analogy
I received this in an email today. I don’t usually forward things, but I thought this did a good job teaching what seems to me an obvious point. Shortly after class, an economics student approached his economics professor and said, “I don’t understand this stimulus bill. Can you explain it to me?” The professor replied, […]
Movie Review – Rendition
I recently watched Rendition (2007 – directed by Gavin Hood). Its about a chemical engineer kidnapped by the US government, more specifically the CIA, and taken to a country in North Africa whose rules on torture are more lenient that what our Constitution allows. I thought the acting all in all was great. Jake Gyllenhaal […]
Ammunition Accountability Act
Believe it or not, the state governments, including AZ, want to control and track who buys ammunition. Its under the guise of criminal investigations, but its too Orwellian for my tastes. Armed citizens are the last line of defense to a fascist government, and when that same government knows to its enemies are, its easy […]
Football Analogy to Our Criminal Justice System
With the Superbowl fresh in our minds, I want to provide an analogy to our criminal justice system. What the referees see is what they call. What actually happened is irrelevant. The only thing that matters is what the referees call. They are human and its the only way to mitigate the imperfection they suffer. […]
AZ Budget Cut Recommendations
Arizona spends alot of money. We spend alot of money on education. Legislators are currently talking about cutting education spending to balance the budget. I strongly believe we need to always have a balanced budget. Here is how I recommend cutting educational spending. Eliminate School Districts Public Schools are organized like massive corporations. There are […]
More on ASU Budget Cuts
Michael Crow has released another statement, whining about ASU’s financial crisis, like its the only one suffering right now. Below is his letter. My comments are sprinkled throughout. Based on some of the responses I’ve received recently regarding the state budget proposal, I wanted to forward a few key facts to counter the lingering inaccuracies […]
A Problem of Americans
I got an mp3 via email of a radio talk show (if someone can identify it, I will post credits). Listen here. He outlines it perfectly. In order of importance. Reduce your expenses to within your means Eliminate Debt Establish an Emergency fund of 6 months pay Save for future purchases Use savings for home […]
New Blog Roll Entries
I have added a few new entries to the Blog Roll. Check them out. The Independent Institute The Liberty Papers Seems like some good reading.
Madoff Interrogation Comic
This comic came in an email. I found it very funny. Only real life can be this funny.