Earlier today in The Blaze, a relatively fair report, with a pretty solid quote from TAC communications director, Mike Maharrey: Burton’s legislation would make it necessary for law enforcement officers to know beforehand that the possessors of the seized cash or property are, in fact, actually criminals and the property is in some way linked…
Our Oklahoma Governor and State Legislature appear to be in violation of the U.S. Constitution with their action in taxing us with online purchases.
Article I Section. 10 of the U.S. Constitution:
“No State shall, without the Consent of the Congress, lay any Imposts or Duties on Imports or Exports, except what may be absolutely necessary for executing it’s inspection Laws: and the net Produce of all Duties and Imposts, laid by any State on Imports or Exports, shall be for the Use of the Treasury of the United States; and all such Laws shall be subject to the Revision and Control of the Congress….”
In a classic account of why prohibitions and other economic restrictions harmful to consumers arise and persist, economist Bruce Yandle noted that such restrictions are often promoted by a coalition between two groups. The first group are morally motivated do-gooders (“Baptists”) who think that the restrictions will…
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I was recently interviewed by Food Safety News on the subject of FDA regulation of raw milk and state efforts that could undermine the agency’s prohibition scheme. You can read full the article HERE. Food Safety News reporter Dan Flynn said the Tenth Amendment Center’s work has elevated the battle to legalize raw milk to…
Some on the unhinged left are confusing President Trump with Hitler. Chris Matthews joined the party, calling Trump’s inaugural speech Hitlerian. At least he didn’t draw a mustache on him. Unhinged When Dan Quayle compared himself to JFK during the 1988 vice presidential debate his opponent Senator Lloyd Bentsen dissed him by saying, “I knew Jack Kennedy. Jack
Whenever a government agency gains a new power, there’s a risk that, whatever the power’s original intent, it will end up being put to other uses, perhaps good, but often bad. Such is the case for the Fed’s power to pay banks interest on their Federal Reserve…
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George Bush I couldn’t use a bar code scanner at the grocery store, much less take a White House selfie or tweet about it. Of course, that story may have been fake news too. No White House Selfie Anyway, I thought 41 was a pretty classy president. Ever since then, not so much.
Powerful video on simulation theory – full of insight and right on time too!
Please watch to the end
h/t Truth is Stranger than Fiction on Youtube
Washington Post blogger Ezra Klein, a supporter of ObamaCare, called the launch a big failure. And Forbes says, “ObamaCare’s website is crashing because it doesn’t want you to know how costly its plans are.” ObamaCare Failure to Launch According to the WSJ, “The failures that have all but disabled ObamaCare are the result of deliberate political choices, which HHS
Best of Bok Here’s some of the Best of Bok. At least these are some of the cartoons I liked best from 2016. Hope you like ’em too – or at least get a rise out of them. Please click an image for a link to see what it’s all about. Then hit the back button to return to
The world’s most famous newspaper editorial, published in the New York Sun Sept. 21, 1887, could get busted by Facebook. In an effort to stamp out the scourge of fake news, Facebook is outsourcing fact checking to PolitiFact and others . Facebook Fact Checks Santa Clause The editorial in question (by me) was in response to a letter to the editor
Most Americans assume there are legal grounds for all of the federal government’s regulation of economic activity. But the reality is that aside from narrowly defined and limited powers, the feds lack any constitutional authority to control the broader economy, according to Paul Ballonoff in his book “Limiting Federal Regulation.” At 121 pages, the book…