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    Words in a book have little real power

    America has had its share of strange laws.  In some areas, it may be illegal for a woman to drive a wagon after dark without a lantern on the left side of the wagon, fry chicken on Sunday, carry an ice cream cone in your back pocket, or cross the state line with a duck on one’s head.  These laws are profoundly outmoded, and rather | Read More »

    ATF Fumbles Again

    More details on yet another ATF Boondoggle, courtesy of Mr. Streiff’s diary. Short version: it’s Fast and Furious all over again.  Does anyone remember Operation Black Biscuit?  For those of you that don’t, here’s a little recap: Undercover operation (those never go well for the ATF, do they?) to infiltrate the Hells Angels motorcycle club in 2002. Nailed several low-level bikers on RICO charges, but higher-ranking | Read More »

    ‘Tis but a scratch

    “Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake”. ~Napoleon Bonaparte. (BrainyQuote) As the 2014 elections draw closer, it seems more and more likely that the Democrats have two strategic options: 1) an all-out assault on Republicans, slinging as much mud as they can, ideally adding a few rocks to their mud by recording a Republican candidate saying something stupid, which they then apply | Read More »

    Regime Change ≠ New Direction

    Despite what some may claim, there is indeed a dime’s worth of difference between the two parties.  Just don’t expect to find it among the party’s elite. The party leadership insists that they must be supported to win, despite spitting in our faces whenever they get the chance.  The recent campaign debacle in Mississippi recently brought this issue to a head, leading some to declare | Read More »