This Day In History: April 19

by Timothy Lane4/18/17

April 19 has a certain historical resonance, some of which may be unknown even to readers here. It’s especially important in terms of civil rights — such as the Second Amendment. More » • (210 views)

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Fly the Friendly Skies

by Brad Nelson4/12/17

You’ve probably all seen the video of the man being “bumped” from a United Airlines flight. David French has an article noting that none of the sides involved (including the passenger) look good. The consensus of the commenters to this article, which I think is a better take, goes something like this: “Yeah, that Asian guy was over-the-top. But if he hadn’t freaked out, little attention would have been brought to this practice of bumping.” More » • (481 views)

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By Many Other Names…

by Glenn Fairman3/22/17

Who can fully understand the rhythms of life and death, and how they weave their spells upon us – consigning us to the depths and lifting us up into the clouds – often within a twinkling of the mind’s eye? In a sterile wasteland of parched flint More » • (250 views)

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Reflections this side of The Undiscovered Country

by Glenn Fairman2/26/17

The world contains more sorrow than our hearts can bear. And yet, against all reason, we persist in our struggle for love and light. Indeed, it is all about love and loss in this place of fragile humanity More » • (369 views)

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Murdering Philosophy

by Glenn Fairman2/22/17

As any acolyte who earnestly yearns for the golden prize of transcendent philosophical wisdom will attest, the 20th century has not been good for the old girl. Logical positivism, Scientistic empiricism More » • (764 views)

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Brick and Mordor

by Brad Nelson2/21/17

You know what’s annoying? Waiting in line to pay for something while the guy ahead of me takes five minutes filling out some stupid “club card.” More » • (397 views)

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Self Deception and Evil

by Glenn Fairman2/19/17

The refusal to recognize the fundamental aspects of reality do not absolve us from the laws or authority that governs them, just as stepping off a ledge with the belief that one may not fall will prove catastrophic. Ignorance of the rules of the world can be plead by children, but in adults it is rank insanity. More » • (473 views)

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Springtime for the Leftist in Olympia

by Pat Tarzwell2/7/17

No, it’s not what you think; the groundhog did see his shadow after all.  I went down to Olympia yesterday, (02-06-17), to testify on forced union membership here in Washington, well as it turns out, I signed into the wrong bill number but it did not matter. More » • (381 views)

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A Win for the Constitution

by Brad Nelson2/1/17

Three cheers for Trump. He has apparently kept one of his most vital campaign promises. NRO editors are calling Gorsuch an “originalist” and this nomination to the Supreme Court A Win for the Constitution: More » • (907 views)

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The Mall-i-fication of America

by Brad Nelson1/30/17

Here’s a story on the ungodly amounts of money spent on amenities for the Snowflakes at university. George Leef sums it up when he writes: More » • (322 views)

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America First

by Brad Nelson1/27/17

There’s some question arising whether Trump’s “America First” is a proper concern for national interest or whether it harkens back to Lindberg’s “America First” which was pro-Hitler in practice. More » • (468 views)

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Don’t Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out

by Brad Nelson1/20/17

The end of Obama’s presidency is akin to the mild pleasure one gets from flushing the toilet and disposing of the waste. Obama empowered the worst in us. “Social justice,” in reality, means empowering the complainers, loafers, and ne’re-do-wells under the guise of compassion and compensation. More » • (884 views)

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This Day in History: January 8

by Timothy Lane1/8/17

Not all that much history is created in winter because most of our history comes from areas that have poor weather then, so they tend to be inactive. European armies, for example, traditionally went into winter quarters. More » • (270 views)

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Rotting Fruit or Aging Wine?

by Brad Nelson1/4/17

A few thoughts on this site and where we’re going. More » • (301 views)

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Like a Bowl Full of Retail

by Brad Nelson12/22/16

It’s Christmas, and this is internet blogging, so allow me to make a snow mountain out of an ice crystal. More » • (304 views)

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