Government

Biden and Parliament’s 1689 Declaration of Rights

It’s surprising how closely certain aspects of modern Democrat rule parallel the British Parliament’s grievances with James II in 1689.  In 1688, England had its Glorious Revolution, which was glorious because Parliament kicked out King James II without firing a shot. It then invited William I and Mary (James’s daughter) [Read More]

Guns & 2nd Amendment

The Democrats are preempting the possibility of an armed rebellion

The nature of the modern military and Democrat trends in staffing the military make an armed rebellion impossible. I sometimes see people on the internet claiming that if the Democrats push conservatives too far – anything from banning meat to erasing the Second Amendment to publicly hanging the people who [Read More]

Middle East

War in Israel and my old Volkswagen

The latest war between Israel and Hamas again raises an important question: Is this the war that Israel will finally fight to win? When I started college, I bought a used Volkswagen at a very good price from the widow of a family friend. It had been her husband’s car [Read More]

Politics

A slo-mo anti-mask rebellion

I’m not the fiery rebellious type but, today, we mounted a quiet mask rebellion and — hot damn! — it felt wonderful. I live in the Southeastern corridor that’s been affected by the ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline. And yes, I do think it was a real ransomware attack, not [Read More]

Politics

Battles over AIDS privacy should block vaccine passports

AIDS was a very scary disease in the 1980s but gays successfully fought to keep their status private. The same reasoning should apply to COVID vaccinations. It’s entirely possible that I am completely misremembering my 1980s and 1990s history, but I don’t think I am. If I’m correct about it, [Read More]

Pop culture

Europe, Liberty, and Danser Encore flashmobs

Maybe I’m beating Danser Encore to death, but I think it’s time Americans look to Europe for a way to break free from COVID restrictions. There’s a rising phenomenon in Europe: the Danser Encore flashmob. I’ve written about the phenomenon twice at American Thinker, so you can go here and [Read More]