Missing the Point

As expressed in a post yesterday, the Occupy Wall Street people seem to be missing the point, as most are Obama-y, class-warfare types. Money isn’t the problem, at least not in itself. The state is. Let’s take a systematic look at on member’s proposed demands, which my dad sent me today… Demand one: Restoration of…

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Totalitarian Dictatorship, Anyone?

The al-Awlaki hit will resound for a long time as the day the Constitution and your rights as a U.S. citizen died. Sure, Constitutional standards have been eroding away slowly (the Patriot Act was just the beginning), but killing a U.S. citizen without due process and for what appears to be exercising free speech is…

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The Ever-Failing-While-Expanding Police State

As always, the police state wants to expand, even while it fails in the areas to which it has already spread. To the internet, for example, in order to protect the intellectual property of those who own the state-granted monopoly (which, at common law, was protected by the owner, not the government). To the seizure…

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