education versus indoctrination / government and overstepping

Statist Agendas

I expect articles in The New Yorker to be thoughtful if biased, but I never expected this. The “blog” writer, Avery Johnson, tries to rewrite climate, educational history, and class history with this astounding intro to the article The Day-Camp Boom: “The beloved ritual of summer vacation is often said to have begun in agrarian … Continue reading

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enforcement and injustice / government and overstepping

Smiling Dorner a public relations nightmare for LAPD

Known for decades as one of the most corrupt police forces in the nation– where the evidence file for the Black Dahlia was looted for souvenirs until practically empty, policemen earned tips for reporting celebrity scandals, the King beatdown, the Rampart evidence planting scandal, and a racial profile that stood in stark contrast to the … Continue reading

government and overstepping / media versus facts

Andy Green and Fraser Smith mislead Maryland gun owners

I was expecting a pro-O’Malley slant from Andy Green and Fraser Smith in this morning’s “Inside Maryland Politics” opinion piece on gun control- after all, these are the two that tried to explain away and excuse the Governor’s spending of the highway trust fund just a few weeks ago. But take a listen for their … Continue reading

government and overstepping

Hi Cap Magazines for Law Enforcement only

Because shooting 30 46 holes in the wrong pickup at the wrong people is just so right. I wonder if there will be prosecutions? http://www.neontommy.com/news/2013/02/lapd-shot-women-during-manhunt-christopher-dorner http://ktla.com/2013/02/07/read-christopher-dorners-so-called-manifesto/#axzz2KEUToReX http://fox4kc.com/2013/02/08/la-police-shoot-at-wrong-suspect-vehicle-injure-two-women/ http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2013/02/manhunt-newspaper-carrier-icu-shot-by-police.html Continue reading

government and overstepping

Maryland First Amendment Rights Assured

Good news! If Maryland SB 281 http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/2013RS/bills/sb/sb0281F.pdf passes in its current form, legitimate printing press owners (large, hand operated, hand rolled ink) can keep their presses and printed products without prejudice (in their homes and clubs only, of course). For those nuts who own inkjet, laser printers, and “electronic internet terminals”, they’ll have to take … Continue reading