Archive for: February 18, 2009

February 18, 2009

Lowering Expectations: Whither the Messiah?

Filed under: Economics - 18 Feb 2009

Barack Obama captured the White House partly because he convinced millions of voters that he is the embodiment of Jesus Christ AND the 12th Imam of Iran, all rolled up into one dysfunctional community organizer who is clean and articulate.

Some …

Get-R-Done, Then………..Wait

Filed under: Economics - 18 Feb 2009

Congress passed the stimulus bill so fast no one had an opportunity to read the more than one thousand pages. Passing this legislation before Valentines Day was critical for the welfare of the nation according to President Obama. Congress busted …

Mexican Mafia Members Charged With Racketeering Conspiracy, Firearms and Drug Offenses

A grand jury in San Diego has handed down 14 indictments, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California has filed two criminal complaints, charging 36 defendants with a federal racketeering conspiracy, firearm offenses and drug …

Come the Revolution!

Filed under: Politics In General - 18 Feb 2009

Well, Senate Majority Leader Harry “Speed” Reid is the conductor, announcing the train has left the station; the stimulus bill is passed. “All abooooard! Get your tickets ready for Haveadime, Artsville, Acornton, Porkroad, and KOOK-a-mungaaaa!” We might as well get …

Sticking to Principles Still Matters to Some!

Filed under: Politics In General - 18 Feb 2009

Far too many elected leaders these days are little more than “swine merchants” who use funds absconded from the pockets of taxpayers to purchase and or trade political power and influence.

The 16th Amendment and City Disobedience

Filed under: Taxes & Taxation - 18 Feb 2009

By Richard Geno

In recent years, we have observed cities ignore certain laws where they have felt justified based on their political beliefs. In San Francisco, Mayor Gavin Newsom has welcomed gay marriages even when the state laws of California have …

Microdictatorships Line The Road To The Future

In my column “Capital Implements Measures Violating Rights & Property”, I warned that a number of steps taken in the name of curtailing crime in a particular Washington, DC neighborhood forbidding entrance to anyone but those whose business and reasons …