US Domestic Politics

Discussion of US politics and their world impact.

Bizarre CA Supreme Court Ruling

I'm scratching my head over this one. Let's see-Kiss a minor's hoo-hoo-get registered as a sex offender. Penetrate a minor's hoo-hoo-no registration as a sex offender.

http://www.latimes.com/local/crime/la-me-court-sex-offenders-20150130-st...

"California Supreme Court sex-crime ruling criticized as unfair to gays

engaging in unforced oral sex with minors must register as sex offenders — while those guilty of sexual intercourse with minors may not have to.

"Democide": Death By Government

I think this topic deserves its own thread:

[quote=LysanderSpooner]Death by government, Democide. That's 262,000,000 human beings. How many people did entrepeneurs and the worst corporations kill?

Political Correctness

Jonathan Chait presents his view of PC and the "Left":

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2015/01/not-a-very-pc-thing-to-say.html

Excerpts:

The Ultra-Partisanship of the GOP, The Most Destructive Force In the Modern World, bar none

Regardless of its ultimate source, I think we can all agree that the GOP in the last 30 or more years has become rabidly partisan and, at the same time, positively Machiavellian in its methods.

Similarly, we can all see several clear examples where this hyper-partisanship and extreme political ruthelessness from the GOP have materially harmed the United States.

Here are just a few:

Being a sniper is all about shame

Highly recommended reading:

Being a sniper is all about shame ...By Gordon Duff, Senior Editor VT Veterans Today

Exerpts ( Direct quotes ) from: http://www.veteranstoday.com/2015/01/21/sniper-mythology-and-other-tales-of-horror/ )

Did the oil/gas companies suddenly become less greedy?

Is the amount of greed in the world suddenly less? How is it possible for gas prices to be half of what they were at their high? Why are prices down? Do prices have anything to do with greed at all?

snow apocalypse

A snow storm is predicted for New York but instead of acting like rational adults and telling people to use caution when going outside. The mayor of new York City and the governor of new York state locked down the city/state for 4 inches of snow.

Still insist that libertarians are part of the "Right"

Here is a sample of blog posts from only one contributor to lewrockwell.com.

Blog Posts by Laurence M. Vance

Should Christians Recite the Pledge of Allegiance?

1/25/2015

Snipers Are Terrorists

1/25/2015

Why was slavery wrong?

Simple question.

New English Word -- Palindrome

Time to coin a new English word -- "Palindrome". Definition: A word, phrase or sentense that makes no sense forwards or backwards.

GOP war on science

republican-war-on-science is not just targeting climate science, but health science too.

Chuck Baldwin - The Beat Goes On

Chuck Baldwin | Dec 11, 2014

Moment of Truth - Audit the Fed Money Bomb

Youtube C4L | 23 January 2015

Sarah is Running

Make my day! Sarah is running.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2015/01/24/palin-seriously-interested-in...

I may have to re-register as a Republican so that I can vote for her in the Primaries. I think that it is now 26 Republican Candidates. Will they destroy each other and implode? Are they spreading the money amongst all 26.

Currently Chatting

Welcome to the New Corporate Feudalism

Feudalism is back, with a vengeance.

Right now, the Wisconsin legislature is considering a bill that would make Wisconsin the nation’s 25th right-to-work-for-less state. All signs point to this bill becoming law. The state senate passed it by a margin of 17 to 15 last week, and Republican Governor Scott Walker, who supports right-to-work-for-less laws, said he will sign it if it reaches his desk.

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