The Arrogance of Power Pt. 3: SC Rep. Chip Huggins Threatens Constituent–Mafia Style!
November 15, 2010 Dist. 85 SC House Representative Chip Huggins obviously thinks he owns his SC House seat. While obstinately refusing to back down from his commitment to voting for Bobby Harrell for Speaker, Chip reacted very badly to a constituent’s comment and threatened him (by obvious implication in the context of the conversation) in his stating that he knew someone in the Sheriff’s Department. | Read More »
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The Teamsters & the Mob: Just when you thought we were past all that…
Just when the SEIU was starting to dominate the union press these days, the good old Teamsters have to come along and steal the show for a few minutes. Yeah. They’ve got a history they’d just as soon forget…except when it’s not really history. From a Justice Department press release on Tuesday: Indictment Unsealed Charging Colombo Family Administration Member Theodore Persico and Seven Other Defendants | Read More »
Making His Bones: Obama Muscles NY Gov. Paterson
Bloomberg: NY Governor Patterson and Obama Here’s a riddle: Q: Since when do presidents decide who can and who can’t run for governor? A: Since Obama became president. O.k., it’s not a funny riddle, especially to New York Governor David Paterson. The only thing slightly funny is Obama’s fixation with being a mob boss. No one at the White House has ordered Paterson not to | Read More »
How is the government not a gang?
I know I am not the first and I am sure I will not be the last person to compare our government to the Mafia. The fact is the government offers us “protection” in the form of creating a comfortable society for us to live in. Roads are maintained, airports are set up and maintained, public schools, health care, the military keeps us safe, and | Read More »
Don’t Kill Off the Death Penalty
Call me cold-blooded, but my reasons for wanting the death penalty remaining on the books are purely mercenary. It’s not that I want to see people executed; in fact, my point is that nobody has to be executed. But when I see articles like this one in Time magazine, I just wonder, where are these peoples heads? All the usual arguments are presented; there have | Read More »