A New Nazca

A New Nazca
Life on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, US. They live behind a wall.

Life on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, US. They live behind a wall.

The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, U.S. is nothing less than a national disgrace.

Since being walled-off from the only source of economic progress, the Pine Ridge is consistently ranked the number one slum in U.S.  In years it’s not number one, it’s never lower than number four.

Pictures don’t do it justice.  I certainly can’t conceive of that level of poverty and am grateful that I can’t.

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A Wall Is A Terrible Idea

A Wall Is A Terrible Idea

A Great Wall Of America is technically impossible and utterly irrelevant. Worse, it would forever mar North America, leading to poverty and stagnation.

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Gun Control Kills

What would have happened on 9/11 if this were truly the Land Of the Free.

What would have happened on 9/11 if this were truly the Land Of the Free.

For sixteen long years, libertarians have maintained that 9/11 would not have occurred if individuals weren’t Unconstitutionally denied their right to protect themselves.

Even if there were only one armed individual on each aircraft, they’d stand a good chance of killing a terrorist. The terrorist would be facing an unknown enemy from an unknown direction. Eventually the shooter would bring him down.

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Manchester Media Malpractice

Manchester Media Malpractice

I’m lucky to have Facebook friends around the world.  When the Arab Spring riots were occurring, I was chatting with people on the ground.  Similarly the Fukushima disaster.

When the Manchester Arena was recently bombed, a British friend put me on to the story about fifteen minutes after Sky News reported it.

What followed was a running update, with critiques of the press where I saw them.  As I was once a college instructor, I present it so that you may employ my techniques if you like.

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The James Comey Testimony: How It Should Have Ended

(With apologies to How It Should Have Ended)

Transcript of former FBI Director James Comey, 2017-06-08

James Comey Sworn In

James Comey Sworn In

Senator Stone (L, Iowa): Director Comey, I want to be clear on a point. You just testified that you gave your notes to friends who then leaked them to the press. And that your intent was to trigger the appointment of a Special Prosecutor.

Former FBI Director Comey: That’s correct, Senator.

Stone: Good God, man! What the hell gave you the right to make that decision?

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