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Wealth

Wealth, The Great Evil It seems to be the clarion call of the day: “Wealth is EVIL!”   The 1% are bad guys or must be because only the evil can accumulate great wealth  The fact is money is not inherently evil.  Good guys can make money, bad guys can make money.  The real fact is […]

Are Smart Guns the Answer?

The “Smart Gun” Rationale?  The smart gun referred to by President Obama’s press secretary is a gun either controlled by your fingerprint or a “ring” or “watch” or other controller on your person—without one of those activators the gun will not fire.  Okay, that keeps your gun from being stolen and used by someone else.  […]

RIP a Formerly Great American City

DETROIT By Frosty Wooldridge For 15 years, from the mid 1970’s to 1990, I worked in Detroit , Michigan . I watched it descend into the abyss of crime, debauchery, gunplay, drugs, school truancy, car-jacking, gangs and human depravity. I watched entire city blocks burned out. I watched graffiti explode on buildings, cars, trucks, buses […]

Let’s All Hate The Super Rich!

Let’s All Hate the Super Rich!  The release of the Panama Papers has reinvigorated the hate of the rich, and particularly those who seek tax havens.  Of course many of us have long hated anyone who’s acquired far more wealth than we have.  Let’s hate the billionaires, the multi-millionaires, in fact, while we’re at it why not […]

They Are Not Refugees!

WAKE UP, AMERICA! “…those arriving are not refugees…” On the trouble in Europe from the President of Hungary, a speech he made before today’s bombings. Heed what he says: Ladies and Gentlemen, Europe is not free. Because freedom begins with speaking the truth. Today in Europe it is forbidden to speak the truth. Even if […]

Let’s Slam an American Hero! Or not….

From the New York Times Magazine: Bravo Zulu: On (Representative) Ryan Zinke By DAN BROOKS MARCH 4, 2016   (Replies in ( ) by L. J. Martin)   The key to understanding Representative Ryan Zinke’s Twitter account — the ur-tweet, if you will — is this photo of an assault rifle printed with the stars and […]

Why Bother When There’s Golf?

Is Obama not attending the funeral as he’s worried about being struck by lightening? Or is it merely the ultimate expression of disrespect and disregard for one of the greatest jurists ever to occupy the top bench in America? It’s very suspicious to me that a Supreme Court Justice dies outside a hospital and there’s […]