Politics / Government

Young v. Hawaii

The 9th Circuit issued a decision last week in the case of Young v. Hawaii.  I’m not going to mince words; it is abysmally, intellectually, and philosophically devoid of any redeeming qualities.  Well, that is not entirely accurate… Justice O’Scannlain’s stinging dissent makes for some interesting reading.   Okay… bottom line up front:  The Young case...

Right-Wing Extremists

Dear Reader… Apparently I am an “extremist”. I did not seek out this moniker; it has been foisted upon me by our regime and its harpies. What is my egregious threat to the Republic? I believe in individual liberty and an originalist Constitutional construct.   Sac re bleu!   Here are some other examples of famous “Right-Wing Extremism”:   “Of...

US Constitution

H.R. 127

Over the last week I have received a ton of emails and phone calls about HR 127. This is understandable, as the bill itself is an extraordinarily egregious abrogation of a slew of our Constitutional rights.   I’ll use this space to go over some of the more “interesting” aspects of it but, in the end,...

The De Tocqueville Paradox Part Deux

President Biden and the De Tocqueville Paradox   A few months back you might remember my discussing the De Tocqueville Paradox.  It was, candidly, in relation to China… but the same social effects may be coming into play right here in America.   First a primer:  Alexis de Tocqueville in his seminal work, Democracy in America, pontificated on...

Artemis Banner for Blog: Performance Politics

Performance Politics and Freedom Let’s call this a “Blended Blog”… There are two important things I think bear introspection, and rather than splitting them into two separate blogs, I have decided to engage in my typical stream of conscious writing and see if we can connect the two.  Join me now on this somewhat ambitious...