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Category Archives: Politics

A Thought On Obamacare

The essence of all sensible thinking on Obamacare can be summarized with two sentences: 1. The Affordable Care Act is bad because it is destructive to our individual freedoms as Americans. 2. Irrespective of what the Supreme Court ruled, it is not constitutional.

Absurdities Abound

M. Creek writes: It took nearly a week, but finally there is one thing that House Republicans and Democrats have been able to agree upon during this federal shutdown. That one thing, passed by a vote of 407-0, is that the furloughed federal employees, who have not been to work this week, should be paid […]

Shutdown Continues

Of course the facts of the shutdown are these: 1. Either side could restart the government immediately. 2. The Democrats are not doing it because they want money for Obamacare. 3. The Republicans are not doing it because they don’t want to approve money for Obamacare.  -end-

Checking and Balancing

The Democrats can say what they want–under the Constitution, the Republicans in the House are doing something known as “checking and balancing.” And here is a front-page CNN bit of hysterical canard  story telling us how the government shutdown is part of a larger attack on women. I find it amusing how the author says […]

Obama is an Awful, Awful, Liar

Barack Obama, 20 September 2013, addressing the Congressional Black Caucus: (Note: Go to about 3:00 in the video to see the quote) And now we’re seeing an extreme faction of these folks, convincing their leadership to threaten to shut down the government if we don’t shut down the affordable care act. Some of them were […]

What Will Happen in Syria?

The contemporary wisdom is that most Americans are opposed to any new wars, including the bombing of Syria’s chemical weapons facilities. Generally speaking, I am with them. Enough of mucking around in the Middle East.  But I think it’s overly simple to be “pro-intervention” or “nonintervention.” Ultimately, we don’t really have any true friends in […]

What Did Obama Just Say?

    President Obama just announced that 1. we should take action against Syria in response to chemical weapons attacks recently carried out against their own people and that 2. he will ask Congress first. Which brings up the question: what if Congress says, “No?” It’s hard to see how his announcement means anything other […]

As to the Purpose of this Site:

The purpose of this website is to be a voice of opposition to the lies of the modern age. Much of modern life is predicated on lies.  These lies sometimes fall along the lines of the struggle commonly referred to as the culture wars, but just as often, the lies which obstruct, confuse and misguide us […]