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Facebook’s Libra Isn’t a “Cryptocurrency”

Facebook’s Libra Isn’t a “Cryptocurrency”

  By Thomas L. Knapp In mid-June, Facebook — in cahoots with 28 partners in  the financial and tech sectors — announced plans to introduce Libra, a blockchain-based virtual currency. The world’s governments and central banks reacted quickly with calls for investigation and regulation.  Their concerns are quite understandable, but unfortunately already addressed in Libra’s […]

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | Mastering the Masters (Of the Universe)

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | Mastering the Masters (Of the Universe)

  By L. Neil Smith, The Libertarian Enterprise Something that I wrote totally disappeared from Facebook yesterday. One minute it was there, and the next minute it had vanished. I had been officially disapproved of, without notice or explanation. Again. Facebook, Google, Twitter, Wikipedia, Amazon, YouTube, the entire noxious gaggle of them. Something most individuals — […]

Trump’s lack of decorum, dignity and statesmanship

Trump’s lack of decorum, dignity and statesmanship

  By Evan Sayet My Leftist friends (as well as many ardent #NeverTrumpers) constantly ask me if I’m not bothered by Donald Trump’s lack of decorum. They ask if I don’t think his tweets are “beneath the dignity of the office.” Here’s my answer. We Right-thinking people have tried dignity. There could not have been […]

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | With Friends Like These Who Needs Democrats

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | With Friends Like These Who Needs Democrats

  By L. Neil Smith Rodney William Ansell was a widely-respected  Australian cattleman, hunter, and outbacker, most famous for his survival skills under harsh conditions, who served as the model for the movie character “Crocodile Dundee”. His business and his family were destroyed by trendy environmentalist legislation. In 1999, resisting a series of new victim […]

“Radiation Fraud Must Be Exposed”

“Radiation Fraud Must Be Exposed”

  By Dr. Jay Lehr & Tom Harris Many people think that science is somehow immune to frauds and misrepresentations. Application of the “scientific method” supposedly weeds out the bad apples. Yet, just as in every other human endeavor, there are always scientists who will lie, cheat, and steal to get ahead. A few even […]

Whatever Happened to English?

Whatever Happened to English?

  By Richard Colman, California Political News and Views Americans might not know it, but English is — or was — the national language of the United States.  The Declaration of Independence is written in English.  So is the Constitution.  Until recent decades, people who wanted to be part of American society had to know […]

One Cheer for Trump on Iran

One Cheer for Trump on Iran

  by Thomas L. Knapp On June 21, President Donald Trump informed the world (via tweet) that after getting US forces “cocked and loaded” to carry out strikes on Iranian targets the night before, he had canceled those strikes at the last minute rather than prospectively kill 150 people. “Not proportionate,” he wrote, “to [Iranian […]

Black Education Decline

Black Education Decline

  by Walter E. Williams | Originally published in Townhall – June 19, 2019 New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says that the city’s specialized high schools have a diversity problem. He’s joined by New York City Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza, educators, students and community leaders who want to fix the diversity problem. I […]

Nobody Knows But Me: Part 4: My Daily Reprieve- My story about being homeless on the streets of Oxnard-

Nobody Knows But Me: Part 4: My Daily Reprieve- My story about being homeless on the streets of Oxnard-

By Lang Martinez, with Bonnie Rouda Romans 5, verse 3 through 5 Peace and Hope …. 3 Not only so, but we[c] also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; 4 perseverance, character; and character, hope. 5 And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, […]

The “Solution” to Flag-Burning is Simpler Than a Constitutional Amendment

The “Solution” to Flag-Burning is Simpler Than a Constitutional Amendment

  by Thomas L. Knapp On June 14 — “Flag Day” in the United States — US Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) and US Representative Steve Womack (R-AR) proposed a constitutional amendment: “The Congress shall have power to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States.” President Donald Trump promptly indicated his support […]