Whenever a group or class of people is given special “rights” (which aren’t really rights, but privileges), the real natural rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are turned on their ears and shoved down the memory hole.
It’s beginning to sound as though President Obama won’t have much trouble getting Congress to agree to expanding our military efforts in the Middle East, doesn’t it? The president has promised that there will be no more U.S. “boots on the ground.” But, of course, that can change.
Following Burger King Worldwide’s announcement that it would acquire Ontario-based Tim Hortons and move the new company’s headquarters to Canada in order to take advantage of that country’s lower corporate tax rate, we learned a little more about the hypocrisy of big government statists.
Thanks to the alternative media in this country, it’s almost impossible to suppress the “other side” of a story for long. And the more facts that came out about the shooting of Michael Brown, the harder it became for the racist agitators to succeed with their bigoted, one-sided portrayals.
Many Canadians, referred to as snowbirds, spend three to six months each year in the United States. How easily can they attract the evil gaze of the IRS? It’s getting quite easy with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.
On Aug. 11, Dillon Taylor, a 20-year-old white man, exited a Salt Lake City 7-Eleven with two friends. The three were confronted by a black police officer barking orders. Taylor was almost immediately shot dead.
Is it possible that what we’re seeing in Ferguson, and in hundreds of other small towns and cities across the country, is a deliberate plan to transform local police departments into well-armed agencies of the central government?
Mission creep is slowly escalating President Barack Obama’s new war on Iraq, as it always does in these cases. What ostensibly started out as a “humanitarian” mission to rescue people trapped on an Iraqi mountain is morphing into a search and destroy mission.
Many in the mainstream media seem absolutely mystified as to why there is so much anger in Ferguson, Missouri. But this anger did not erupt out of a vacuum. Economic conditions in Ferguson, and for African-Americans as a whole, have been deteriorating for years.
When armed protesters stood beside Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and faced down equally armed agents of the federal Bureau of Land Management in April, Harry Reid called them domestic terrorists. But the Senate Majority Leader has been deathly silent on Ferguson.