Category Archives: Law

The Forthcoming Gender – Bender Frolics

Most of the Earth and likely, pilots of Unidentified Flying Objects as well are aware that the U.S.Supreme Court discovered a Constitutional right to homosexual marriage. Perhaps fewer noticed the pronouncement of the Federal Department of Justice: Transgendered students may … Continue reading

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Pamela Geller’s Mohammed Cartoon Contest … And Related Nonsense

Pamela Geller is a target; she promoted the Mohammed cartoon contest that drew two Moslems to Garland, Texas intending to murder all present. They arrived with guns, encountered security in the form of an off-duty cop and died for their pains. … Continue reading

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Corporations Once Answered To Shareholders (And CEO’s Weren’t Billionaires)

Our American leaders are unhappy with the growing inequality of wealth distribution in our country; not bothering to mention that they have brought it about. Their modesty precludes their taking credit for their works, right? The chart above clarifies the … Continue reading

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There’s No Defense From A Good Offense Anymore …

A really big time current shibboleth is, from all we see about us, the idea that anything we do or say might offend. Offending anyone is the unforgivable sin du jour. References to God must be removed from places at … Continue reading

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What Will We Do, Without The Lone Ranger?

Once, small boys thrilled at the  announcement: “Out of the west, on a mighty horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust and a hearty “Hi Yo Silver!” the Lone Ranger rides again!” But not any more. The … Continue reading

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Supremes Deck Aereo (And The Public)

Radio was first; nobody could figure out a means for collecting money for radio broadcasts so they were free to consumers, subsidized by advertisers. Then came TV with the same setup — until cable. Cable can charge fees for service … Continue reading

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The Left Should Leave Off Lynching By Lexicon …

Tonight’s Question: Should you lose your job or your property when the internet and the media disapprove of you? Or put another way, is offending the sensibilities of a significant portion of the public, justification for economic lynching? Some recent … Continue reading

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A Sterling Case Of Overexposure …

Though we had hoped to disregard Donald Sterling’s momentary roasting on the Liberal spite–excuse please, Liberal spit, the relentless media campaign forbids. One can after all, ignore even an annoying housefly only so long before giving up and going for … Continue reading

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Do You Have A RIGHT To Offend Me?

Something unpleasant this way comes, slouching toward Washington, D.C. to be born. If it reaches that far, it’s likely that both the Left and the Right will applaud its arrival; only freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution will suffer. It seems … Continue reading

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A Roman observer would have had his choice of pithy comments suitable for describing the governance of our one time Golden State; the one I’ll pick for him is: “Quem deus vult perdere, demente prius.” That’s “Whom the gods would … Continue reading

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