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The Conservative Case For Treating Big Social Media Like Big Tobacco

The Conservative Case For Treating Big Social Media Like Big Tobacco

Or Big Oil.  Or Big Government. There is no difference. One conservative impulse is to bristle at intervention of seemingly free markets like tobacco, oil, and now even social media.  Another should be to treat them like trusts and bust them, particularly Big Social Media. Google may have been the straw to break the camel’s back when it fired James[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 0 comments Blog
Aug 9, 2017; Charlotte, NC, USA; Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) stands on the sidelines during the second half against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

J.J. Watt And Colin Kaepernick: America At Its Best And At Its Worst

J.J. Watt and Colin Kaepernick began life only 15 miles and two years apart.  Watt is a Pewaukee, Wisconsin native and Kaepernick was born in Milwaukee, though given up for adoption and raised by parents in Fond du Lac. Kaepernick’s parents relocated to Turlock California when he was four.  Both Watt and Kaepernick had much in common as they grew[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 0 comments Blog
Check On Family & Friends On Facebook As #Harvey2017 Moves Through Texas

Check On Family & Friends On Facebook As #Harvey2017 Moves Through Texas

HOUSTON – Facebook activated its “Safety Check” Saturday as Hurricane Harvey continues to impact the Texas Gulf Coast. Residents in the impacted areas can use the “I’m Safe Button” to let their family and friends know that they are safe. The “Safety Check” feature is used to letting others know you are safe during an emergency. Additionally, the feature allows[Read More…]

by August 27, 2017 0 comments Blog
Paul Ryan: American Merkel Who Doesn’t Know Who Our Real Enemies Are

Paul Ryan: American Merkel Who Doesn’t Know Who Our Real Enemies Are

If you found yourself saying, “Thank God we didn’t elect him President” after Mitt Romney’s pathetic, leftist coddling tweet about President Trump’s Charlotte response, you may have doubled down on that after hearing his former running mate’s pathetic, leftist codding CNN town hall. Ryan appeared in Racine, Wisconsin Monday night after President Trump spoke on Afghanistan in Virginia.  If Trump’s[Read More…]

by August 22, 2017 0 comments Blog
Did Marco Rubio Radicalize The Killer Of Two Kissimmee Cops?

Did Marco Rubio Radicalize The Killer Of Two Kissimmee Cops?

On the night of August 18, six policemen were shot in Pennsylvania and Jacksonville and Kissimmee, Florida. In Kissimmee, Matthew Baxter and Sgt. Richard “Sam” Howard were ambushed, and according to their police chief, so taken by surprise that they did not get one shot off. One officer died that night and the second succumbed to his wounds the next day.[Read More…]

by August 20, 2017 0 comments Blog
Should We Give Chelsea Handler A Break Because Her Dog Died Today?

Should We Give Chelsea Handler A Break Because Her Dog Died Today?

Alright, two reasons TV’s Chelsea Handler got in the news today. She took to Twitter to handle one issue and Instagram to handle the other. For what it’s worth, the two were not cross-posted.  The first was a tweet where she suggested Trump be overthrown. To all the generals surrounding our idiot-in-chief…the longer U wait to remove him, the longer[Read More…]

by August 11, 2017 0 comments Blog
Ellison Really Doesn’t Apologize for Trump/Kim Comment; Grumbles The Quote Was ‘Misused’

Ellison Really Doesn’t Apologize for Trump/Kim Comment; Grumbles The Quote Was ‘Misused’

Friday DNC co-Chairman Keith Ellison told a panel discussion President Donald Trump was acting less responsibly than North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. “North Korea is a serious thing,” Ellison, D-Minn., told attendees at the NetrootsNation conference during a question-and-answer session. “You have this guy making bellicose threats against somebody else who has very little to lose over there. Kim[Read More…]

by August 11, 2017 0 comments Blog
Ben Sasse Completely Misses The Point of Trump’s Threat To Venezuela

Ben Sasse Completely Misses The Point of Trump’s Threat To Venezuela

President Trump threatened Venezuela with military force near the end of his press conference on North Korea.  Venezuela recently consolidated power under it’s leader Maduro, and Trump did not take the use of military force off the table to restore democracy and rescue its destitute people. The threat was so effective, Maduro contacted the White House to talk to Trump.[Read More…]

by August 11, 2017 0 comments Blog
How Many Lives Must Be Ruined At Google?

How Many Lives Must Be Ruined At Google?

Search engine, social media, and tech giant Google is in damage control ever since they fired a software engineer named James Damore. He lost his job because he dared to aggregate some scientific evidence of the unsuitability of women for certain tech jobs. Some women at Google sort of proved his point and stayed home after being jarred by his[Read More…]

by August 10, 2017 1 comment Blog
‘Uncle Glen’ And Me

‘Uncle Glen’ And Me

“Uncle Glen” was the first person to hand me a guitar at age six. For five years from age six to age eleven, I would see him often, less so in later years as his fame grew. As a kid, I lived about four houses away from Glen’s parents. I’m not sure if they “adopted” me or I adopted them,[Read More…]

by August 10, 2017 0 comments Blog