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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fear is one of the strongest of human emotions. It’s the go-to emotion when the elites want to exert more control or simply to distract your attention. Ebola! Watch the left hand. Ignore the right.
Looking to get rich quick? Here’s the perfect scheme. Take an unused room in your home — or better yet, buy an abandoned house, apartment building or hotel — in or near Murrieta, Calif., and house some “unaccompanied refugee minors.”
Seeking to head off a potential Rand Paul Presidency and fearing that such might mean an end to perpetual war, the war machine has gone into full attack mode. It started with Texas Governor Rick Perry’s Washington Post opinion piece describing Paul as “curiously blind” to the growing threats in Iraq.
The shenanigans involved in the recent Mississippi Republican runoff election to choose the party’s candidate for U.S. Senator reveal the depravity of the elites that would have never seen the light of day if not for the tenacity of Tea Party candidates and the work of alternative media to uncover it.
In October 2008, Barack Obama promised he would soon be “fundamentally transforming the United States of America,” creating jobs and growing the economy for the secretary, janitor and factory floor worker. Has he succeeded? Let’s see.