Shocking Coverage of Defensive Firearm Use

It is highly unusual for a so-called “mainstream media” outlet to cover a story involving successful defensive firearm(s) use, but today at least ABC covered this news as a potential victim became a probable lifesaver as events unfolded. A doctor at the Pennsylvania hospital retrieved his own firearm and engaged the armed assailant with something […]

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Happy Independence Day

Happy 238th America. While we spend this holiday relaxing and having fun with family and friends let us not forget the real history behind the anniversary of our nation’s independence. That is, “a drop in the Ocean” of colonial British and black Americans and immigrants ultimately risked life, liberty, and property to establish a new […]

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Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Religious Objections to Certain ACA Contraception Coverage

The Supreme Court narrowly ruled in favor of the plaintiffs today in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby (2013), upholding religious liberty objections as sufficient justification for certain employers to refuse to provide specific forms of contraception under the administrative rules and regulations of the so-called Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).   It cannot be […]

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Supreme Court Upholds Prohibition on Illegal Searches and Seizures of Digital Effects

Today the Supreme Court unanimously recognized and upheld the Constitution’s Fourth Amendment as proscribing warrantless searches and seizures by law enforcement of information obtainable from suspects’ cellphones, following their arrest.   Writing for the court in Riley v. California (2013), Chief Justice John Roberts states   Modern cell phones are not just another technological convenience. […]

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Government Authority to Shutter Businesses Would Never Be Abused, Right?

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a bureaucracy that owes its birth to the so-called Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, reportedly granted itself broad authority to effectively shutter the operations of any American business last week. This authority ostensibly derives from section 1053 of Dodd-Frank and is summarized in the following CFPB […]

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Why the Sudden Influx of Child Immigrants to the United States?

In recent months, America’s southern border areas have seen a massive new surge of unaccompanied minors illegally entering into the country, to the unprecedented tune of tens of thousands.   But why these children are braving such obviously harsh conditions and trials to reach American soil is a question few in the mainstream media will […]

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Even Dogs Recognize the Value of Exchange-Based Satisfaction

Recent research results seem to indicate that “dogs were happier when they earned a reward by performing a task rather than just being handed a treat.” Now if we can just work on getting some human individuals and corporations to develop a similar respect and valuation for that so-called eureka moment, maybe we can make […]

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