Category Archives: Crime

Newt Gingrich Won the Republican Debate

Newt Gingrich won the debate hands down. No one else was even close. He was honest and pragmatic on immigration, recognizing the tough reality that a percentage of the eleven million illegal immigrants have been living and contributing to American … Continue reading

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Crime in Progress

I went to my local Barnes and Noble tonight to buy some books and magazines. The store has its own Starbucks, so I decided to pick up some coffee for me and my wife. As I entered the Starbucks, I saw … Continue reading

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Profiles in Incompetence: Mayor Jean Quan of Oakland

Sometimes the decisions and actions of a single individual can lead to disaster. It does not happen often, because most good leaders surround themselves with people who help them compensate for their blind spots. Mayor Jean Quan is not one of those … Continue reading

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We Are the [Insert Number] Percent Who Occupy [Insert Location]

Some have argued that the Occupy Wall Street protests are simply the left’s version of the Tea Party. I could not agree more. Only Occupy Wall Street is a kind of bizarro Tea Party.

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Freedom of Expression Fallacy: BART Right to Suspend Cell Service to Avert Dangerous Protest

“It was a recipe for disaster… The fact that they started to conspire to commit illegal actions on the station platform was our concern. I asked myself: If my wife, mother or daughter was on that platform, would I want … Continue reading

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Conservatives Blamed for British Barbarism

It was only a matter of time before these animal-like wards of the state blamed conservatives and the “wealthy” for their own barbaric behavior. After over thirty years and billions of pounds on social welfare programs, this is what London … Continue reading

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A Whiff of Grapeshot: What’s Good Enough for Londonderry, is Good Enough for London

“This is criminality, pure and simple, and it has to be confronted and defeated” — British Prime Minister David Cameron As the mayhem in London continues for a fourth night, it is important to determine the trigger, the motivations of the … Continue reading

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Punished for Being Posh (Britain), or Poor (America)

The Economist‘s Leviathan blog argues that the state ought not to punish the well-heeled more severely than commoners. It offers Charlie Gilmour’s 16-month prison sentence for his hijinks in a London riot as its example. Charlie Gilmour has the distinguished background of being … Continue reading

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Spanking Disagreement Leads to Assault Rifle Ambush: Stay Classy, Philadelphia

It’s good to see that Philadelphia’s permit requirements to carry concealed firearms are working. Also, a word of advice: avoid giving random strangers parenting lectures, or threatening to report them, in the absence of clear child endangerment. It’s just not worth getting … Continue reading

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Damn It Feels Good to Be a “Goatsta”

Attention! California citizens: Be advised that you can now sleep safely in your government-provided containment units. The valiant forces of the Los Angeles Police Department, with assistance from the FDA and the CDC, verily smote the perfidious criminal conspirators, whose dastardly manufacturing and … Continue reading

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