As I wrote about on my personal blog, last weekend myself and a friend were stopped on a curfew violation; the officer then made a rather harassing “joke” about me being a statutory rapist. A “joke” about committing a felony. Anyway, you can read all about the incident here. It’s not really important other than […]Continue reading Police Precautions
Archive for September, 2006
NY Times: write essay I very rarely agree with Democrats, but as the saying goes: a broken clock is right twice a day. “You don’t have to be a law enforcement or engineering expert to know that a 700-mile fence on a 2,000-mile border makes no sense,” said Senator Richard J. Durbin of Illinois, the […]Continue reading Vote Buying 101
Check out the McCain-Feingold Iron Curtain Roundup. Remember McCain-Feingold, aka the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002? It’s that lovely little law that once threatened to silence the political blogosphere 60 essay writing days prior to an election and does prohibit “broadcast advertising that contains criticism of members of Congress seeking re-election in November.” how […]Continue reading Bad News!
Well, it looks as xenical uk buy though Radly Balko’s relentless coverage of a viagra super active horrible miscarriage of justice has finally paid off: “Cory Maye will not sleep on http://www.phpaide.com/download.php?langue=fr&id=1 pharmacy death row tonight. Nor, for that matter, any night for the foreseeable future.” A while back, I mentioned Maye’s story (here), with […]Continue reading Good News!
Moral arguments invoke a worldview. Consequently, most moral arguments attempt to demonstrate that the worldview is internally consistent and valid. This is deep philosophical territory, and so most moral arguments try to get mileage by being simple. Unfortunately, one of the side effects of simplification is that the arguer is dismissed from questioning his worldview. […]Continue reading The problem with moral arguments…
I grew up in New Jersey in a bedroom community called Piscataway. It wasn’t (and isn’t) all that much different from any other Central New Jersey town, except, perhaps, for the fact, that it was one of the only towns north of Princeton that had an actual working farm. Cornell Farms was a little dairy […]Continue reading Freedom Dies In My Hometown
When I got out of college, I made the trek west to Silicon Valley. It was January 2001, and to be an electrical engineer in Silicon Valley is pretty sweet. But trouble was brewing, as a few months later I saw my company go through round 1 of layoffs. I made it through unscathed, but […]Continue reading What The Government Makes Easy
I was talking with a coworker from Boston this morning, who recently got a new roommate. Everyone in Boston is a Democrat, except him, as he is a Republican with a strong Libertarian streak. So his roommate told him she was going to vote straight Democrat in the upcoming election, with the reasoning being that […]Continue reading If The Government Won’t, Who Will?
First things first, time for introductions. My name’s Mike. I’m a 19 year old who currently attends Iowa State University, located in lovely Ames, IA, but I’m originally from Omaha, NE. I’m studying to be an Aerospace Engineer, which could explain part of the reason why I blog about politics: it gives me something to […]Continue reading Hi Everybody!
The 62nd edition of the Carnival Of Liberty is up at Rick Sincere’s News and Thoughts. Once again, we had a great collection of posts well worth your time to check out.Continue reading Carnival Of Liberty LXII
September 11, 2001, 8:46am Eastern Daylight Time: 1826 days, 5634 dead, and we will continue until the mission is complete Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, in order to assure the survival […]Continue reading One Thousand Eight Hundred Twenty Six
One of those questions that I think can give a clue into how people view government is to ask which Constitutional Amendment they would repeal, if given the chance. To most people, the first step would be the 16th Amendment, allowing an income tax. That’s a fair answer, but since it’s such a common answer, […]Continue reading What Amendment Would You Repeal?