Category Archives: Freedoms

The Strange Case of William Barr: Is His Sycophancy Innate or Adopted?

The Strange Case of William Barr:  Is His Sycophancy Innate or Adopted? There are obvious gains to be made by serving a strong leader.  These gains are even enhanced by whatever you can do to enhance the status of your … Continue reading

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Freedom in Countries Which the US Deals With

Freedom in Countries Which the US Deals With in the Cato Institute Rankings of 2018 In the US dealing with various countries around the world, it is nice, but simple, to have a Freedom Ranking and evaluations to inform us … Continue reading

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Does the Government Shutdown Create Indentured Servitude and Also Violate Due Process?

Does the Government Shutdown Create Indentured Servitude and Also Violate Due Process? Donald Trump daily violates the 5th Amendment Due Process Clause in many ways.  Now he is violating the Property part of the clause with forcing 400,000 government workers … Continue reading

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Dictators Suppressing the Press and Opponents Often Backfires

Why Don’t Dictators See that Suppressing the Press or Opponents Only Leads to Vastly More Negative Publicity? Why is it that the killing of one of Putin’s political opponents outside the Kremlin wasn’t forseen as elevating an unknown opponent to … Continue reading

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Trump Admits 96% Negative Presidency, but Blames It On a Conspiracy

Trump Admits 96% Negative Presidency, but Blames It On a Conspiracy Trump accepts a conservative columnist’s judgement that his news coverage on Google is 96% negative. But rather than accepting this as a fair and widespread evaluation by a free … Continue reading

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The Need for a 28th Amendment on Abusing Social Media, Lying, and More

The Need for a 28th Amendment on Abusing Social Media, Lying, and More The last Amendment to the Constitution was passed in 1992, long before the rise of social media, and before the occurrence of the Trump Presidency of Lies. … Continue reading

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Commission on School Safety: Hear No Guns; See No Guns; Speak No Guns; Write No Guns.

Commission on School Safety: Hear No Guns; See No Guns; Speak No Guns; Write No Guns. An excellent and thorough article in the LA Times on August 7, by Eliza Fawcett, exposes the carefully orchestrated actions of the Federal Commission … Continue reading

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Trump’s Homework for Dictatorship 101, Lesson 4: Purge, Purge, Purge

Trump’s Homework for Dictatorship 101, Lesson 4: Purge, Purge, Purge In Trump’s course from Czar Vlad Putin, Trump has successively completed the first three lessons in becoming a dictator: Lesson 1: Destroy the Free Press everyday, in everywhere. Everyone in … Continue reading

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Trump’s Interview with the Supreme Court Nominee

Trump’s Interview with the Supreme Court Nominee Update:  July 5, Trump is down to two or three finalists.  Trump says that he will choose the person that he’s is most comfortable with in conversing in a living room.  Honestly, I … Continue reading

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Children Have International Rights, Just Not In the US

Children Have International Rights, Just Not In the US The UN has a Convention of the Rights of the Child, which was ratified at the UN in New York City in 1989. It was signed by all 196 eligible members … Continue reading

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