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Our Christian Nation

Americans - well, a vocal portion of Americans, at least - likes to style itself as more than usually upright and moral. The "family values" schtick. Republicans especially eat this up...

Avoiding the Corn Con

It all started back in the '80s. If you're of a certain vintage, you may remember. In winter, they began to "oxygenate" - that is, adulterate - gasoline with additives such...

Reckless Ridiculousness

Do you think it's reasonable to put someone in jail for up to a full year, fine them thousands of dollars (not counting lawyer fees) and then punish them for an...

The Return of Clover, Mark I

The original Clover - the self-named (and appropriately named) poster-heckler who inadvertently provided me with a wonderful term to describe Statist Americanus - has returned. And he has learned nothing, as...

Some Cases in Point

Back when this was still a (mostly, or at least more) free country than it is now, lawmakers and judges actually defended individual liberties against abuses by the state - as...

Why The King Died…

This old Kawasaki motorcycle I'm trying to resurrect has a neat little engine of a type you don't see anymore - unless you're in the backyard weed-whacking, that is. I'm talking...

Crime Does Pay

Making crime pay is literally true in America nowadays. Not just token work like making cons stamp out license plates or pick up trash along the Interstate. There's not much money...

Another Clover Autopsy

Another Clover (my term for people who reflexively defend anything and everything government does - because it's government that's doing it) recently sent me the following in response to something I'd...

Old Car End Run

I've written before about peacefully finding alternative ways of doing things that makes it possible to avoid the edicts of oppressive government. Here's a way to do that on four wheels:...

Being Polite to Muggers

You can't fix something until you know what's wrong with it. Well, something is very wrong with our political system, to a great extent because something is wrong with our moral...
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