IS JACKSON IGNORANT OR JUST EXPLOITING IGNORANCE?

North Carolina State Senator Jeff Jackson is sponsoring legislation making it illegal for a man to continue intercourse with a woman if she rescinds consent after intercourse has begun; which on its face seems a laudable endeavor. The absurdity of Jackson’s bill, however, is manifested in his stated impetus for it; to counter a court decision; which…

BERNIE SANDERS: STILL STRUGGLING TO BE RELEVANT

Bernie Sanders happened upon the national stage when he managed to worm his way into Hillary Clinton’s limelight during the 2016 presidential campaign. He managed to rally a coalition by repeating terms that resonated with the lost, the class envious and those who ascribed their lots in life to having been victimized by the system.…

ANOTHER TROJAN HORSE

Shrouded in a cloak of impeccable credentials; and aided by media, Robert Mueller managed to conceal from the general public the fact that he has assumed the role of Ken Starr in yet another unconstitutional and expensive congressional scam being perpetrated on America. Media has facilitated the deception by propagating nonexistent parallels between the so…

TRUMP: TOO DUMB TO STAY OUT OF A RIGGED GAME?

Donald Trump is President of the United States. On the way to becoming president he enraged a lot of people; among them Hillary Clinton supporters and the media; all of which are committed to discrediting him and distracting him from doing his job. Unfortunately, media and congress are successfully exploiting his narcissism, and if he…

CAN’T STAND THE HEAT?; GET OUT OF THE KITCHEN!

Mark Bennett, a District Court judge is yet another example of the poor quality of today’s American jurists; particularly on the federal level. In a recent CNN article Bennett reportedly bemoans being constrained by the law; notwithstanding his oath to be so constrained while performing his judicial duties. The article cites the case of Susan Rice, who…

TRUMP SEEMS TOO WEAK TO FIGHT; HEADED FOR FAILURE

President Donald Trump promised to “make America great again”, but increasingly it seems he has no idea how to go about it. The US government is fundamentally corrupt, so that any change Trump might manage will prove, at best, ephemeral as long as the corruption persists. President Trump has twice failed to assert the power…

THIS EXPLAINS A LOT

Pieces like this make it easy to understand why NPR eliminated its comment section This article is obviously intended to propagate a singular, visceral prospective; unfettered by rational, critical thinking. Any program designed to ameliorate the consequences of irresponsible behavior rather than correcting the behavior will not only be ineffective, it will also encourage the behavior.…