Month: December 2014

Politics

Ted Cruz Just Gave the Perfect Response to Establishment Critics VIDEO

Ted Cruz

The 9 percent who belong to the oligarchical political class hate the rest of us—except when they’re eating from our tables like rabid Vietnamese Potbelly Pigs. The establishment’s latest target: Texas Senator Ted Cruz. Fox’s Bret Baier asked Senator Cruz about critics like George Will and Charles Krauthammer who say Cruz doesn’t understand Washington’s rules: Congressional politics is a team …

Liberty Movement, Limited Government, Living, US Congress

Congress Adjourned and You Need a Drink

It’s the Heritage Action Christmas Party Wednesday, December 17 at 6:00 pm Scarecrow in Chesterfield ( map ) Heavy Hors d’oeuvres complements of Heritage Action for America. Let’s talk about 2015 and $2.15 gasoline. You don’t have to RSVP, but we’d appreciate it.    

#Ferguson, Municipal Courts

Do Police Officers Like Writing Tickets?

Missouri Court Reform

What do police officer think about traffic ticket quotas? Here’s one officer’s thoughts: In my agency, those of us in patrol had to keep a “Daily.” This would be a formal document that showed the times, addresses where we went, written in code, of what we had done. On the back were boxes for how …

#Ferguson, Municipal Courts

What No One Tells You About Ferguson

There’s something happening here But what it is ain’t exactly clear There’s a man with a gun over there Telling me I got to beware –“For What It’s Worth” by The Buffalo Springfield “This isn’t about Michael Brown.” Those words popped out of my mouth as I watched the Sunday evening news with my dad. It …

Municipal Courts, News

Here’s What’s Happening on the Muni Courts Front

He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harrass our people, and eat out their substance. — The Declaration of Independence Back in August, I asked for your help in pushing for municipal court reform. Cities that abuse their police and courts destroy liberty: Abusive cities turn citizens …

Activism

How to Shame House Republican Leadership On Immigration *ACTION*

[scroll to updates] And, yes, “House Republican Leadership” is a code word for Ann Wagner. Every victorious Republican ran on a promise to aggressively check Obama’s illegal executive actions. They weren’t all lying. Only the “leaders” lied. House leadership is trying to weasel out of its commitment to voters to block Obama’s illegal activities. The House …

#Ferguson

Why the Evidence Never Mattered

The danger of jumping to conclusions isn’t that you might be wrong. It’s that your brain will be unable to recognize its error. We’ve all heard of the psychological (or just logical) fallacy of confirmation bias. It’s worth looking at three aspects of confirmation bias from Science Daily: In psychology and cognitive science, confirmation bias …