Coronavirus Crisis Gives Universal Basic Income a Second Life
June 5, 2020 09:26 Posted in: Economy, Policy - The ghost of Richard Cloward and Frances Piven's radical dream, commonly known as the Cloward - Piven Strategy is reincarnated in the flesh of Coronavirus, which presents an opportunity for its proponents to implement the scheme laid out in a 1966 article titled "The Weight of the Poor: A Strategy to End Poverty." The piece, written by Cloward and Piven,… Continue Reading
View This Video to Induce Vomiting, White Guilt Virtue Signalling
June 4, 2020 01:27 Posted in: Culture, Policy - As we watch the nation explode in protests/riots over the George Floyd killing by a police officer in Minneapolis and across the country, a discussion has erupted of the state of racial relations across America. Right Wire Report stumbled across a video that might make you gulp and spill your coffee. Worst yet, in might induce vomiting of your breakfast. Dubbed… Continue Reading
Does Poverty Cause Crime?
June 1, 2020 09:28 Posted in: Culture, Policy - As we watch the nation explode in protests/riots over the George Floyd killing by a police officer in Minneapolis and across the country, there is a narrative that goes well beyond the incident of George Floyd. The narrative says that there is a crisis of systematic racism that drives poverty. Hence, there is some implied justification for these protests/riots in… Continue Reading
Sunday Thoughts: Do Genetics Predestine Our Behaviors? Can We Breed Civility?
May 31, 2020 09:16 Posted in: Culture, Policy - In Christian theology, predestination is the divine foreordaining of all that will happen, especially concerning the salvation of some and not others. It has been particularly associated with the teachings of St. Augustine of Hippo and of Calvin. But this is a religious view. Predestination has made its way into the secular world. This is the notion that our personality,… Continue Reading
Trump vs. Twitter, Social Media Companies Must Now Decide: Platform or Journalists
May 29, 2020 09:00 Posted in: Elections, Policy, Trump - President Trump recently accused Twitter of "stifling FREE SPEECH" and interfering in the 2020 election by fact-checking one of his tweets on the issue of voting by mail. The social media site placed a warning on two of Trump's tweets for the first time earlier in the day, noting that his claim that California would send mail-in ballots to anyone… Continue Reading
Minneapolis Turns Ugly After George Floyd Wrongful Death – Correcting the Systematic Problem
May 28, 2020 16:48 Posted in: Culture, Policy - By now, we have all seen the shocking video of George Floyd, 46, who died Monday after being handcuffed and pinned to the ground by Minneapolis police officers. In one video taken by a bystander, Floyd could repeatedly be heard stating, "I can't breathe" as an officer held him to the ground with a knee on his neck. Other videos… Continue Reading
More Voter Fraud in West Virginia, Nancy Pelosi Doesn’t Seem to Care
May 22, 2020 15:59 Posted in: Elections, Policy - Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday pressed the Democrats' case for expanding potential vote-by-mail fraud across the country, escalating a fight with President Trump over how elections should be conducted in the year of the Coronavirus. "A small price to pay," Pelosi said, "for our democracy and the good health of Americans going to the polls." "There's no reason to be… Continue Reading
The WHO, a Scientific or a Political Organization?
May 21, 2020 11:46 Posted in: Events, Policy - CNBC - “We feel disappointed and angry about WHO’s (World Health Organization) the decision of not inviting Taiwan to join this year’s WHA, we feel we have so much to share about our successful experiences in this Covid-19 outbreak response,” said Yi-Chun Lo, deputy director-general at Taiwan Centers for Disease Control. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that the U.S.… Continue Reading
Democrats Brazenly Try to Buy Illegal Alien Votes in Latest Pork Legislation
May 20, 2020 13:39 Posted in: Events, Policy - Speaker Pelosi and her merry band of sycophants, who currently control the House, just passed a 3 TRILLION dollar liberal wish list spending package which insures 16 BILLION in stimulus checks to Illegal Aliens. The HEROES ACT, which has no pathway to becoming law, includes a provision that would retroactively send payments to any illegal person who filed a Federal… Continue Reading
Senate Allows FBI to Search Your Browser History Without Warrant
May 15, 2020 09:06 Posted in: Media, Policy - IB Times - An attempt to block an extraordinary expansion of federal surveillance failed in the U.S. Senate by one vote on Wednesday, enabling the Justice Department to collect personal data such as browser history without a warrant. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's amendment to the Patriot Act expansion, now unchallenged, limits attorneys' ability to question the FBI's reasoning for surveillance. This is not… Continue Reading