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NOT BREAKING NEWS: Woman Gets in Shoot Out with Pet Llama

A Louisiana woman shot her pet llama after being attacked. His name was Earl. This morning, the Associated Press broke the story on Twitter. Authorities in Louisiana say that the woman was working in …

Another Win for Selective Incorporation: No More Excessive Fines

The Excessive Fines Clause of the 8th Amendment has just been incorporated by a unanimous Supreme Court. As we understood the Bill of Rights at the founding, these provisions restricted only congress, …

Elizabeth Warren Set to Release Bad Precedent

Policies with good intentions do not escape tests of constitutionality. Yesterday, Axios reported that Elizabeth Warren would be releasing a policy plan for universal childcare. As Trump declared a na …

Prohibited Possession in Illinois: The Aurora Shooter

Strict firearm laws in Illinois reveal a stunning failure in enforcement. Last week Friday, a man was at his future former place of employment when he opened fire upon those who fired him along with o …

Who Are the Best and Worst Presidents?

It’s Presidents’ Day! As we celebrate the various presidents, there is endless debate regarding the best and worst presidents. I want your opinion.  Give me your top 3 best and bottom 3 worst pre …

The Fracture of the Tripartite Trump Base 2.0

It’s a three-legged stool that lost two legs. Attempts at categorizing the Trump base don’t always leave us with any useful information.  I prefer to keep things simple.  We make a gener …

Conniving Politicians Won’t Respect Your Good Faith Effort

There is a lot of talk regarding the likelihood that Trump will set a bad precedent with an emergency declaration. There are plenty of reasons to support or oppose Trump’s move to declare a national …

Coulter Summons the Ghost of Trumpism Past

Ann Coulter is at a loss for words, and rightfully so.  The president is way off course. In a radio interview yesterday, Ann Coulter discussed the central failing of the first Bush Administration …

9th Circuit Subverts Our Expectations

Trump’s ability to build the wall unencumbered by legal challenges just got a major boost. Five days into the Trump presidency, Trump ordered the various departments to take all necessary steps to b …

We Gotta Fight…For the Right…To Die From Eradicated Diseases

Hey Hey Ho Ho vaccines have got to go. As I run out of idiotic chants, The Hill is reporting that there are protests in Washington State regarding the right of parents to refuse to have their children …

Flashback: Verified White Racist Receives 90% Of The Black Vote.

Do voters value contrition, forgiveness, and growth? Or are voters committed to purging civil society of racists? Democratic Governor George Wallace stood at the doors of the University of Alabama, bl …

I Boycotted the State Of The Union

Not really, I just opted against watching it. I am being told to watch the SOTU address for the sheer joy of seeing the odd, the funny, the cringe-worthy, and the stupid. During the government shutdow …

Discount Deepak Chopra Says She Is Running for President

Author, Spirituality Guru, and friend of Oprah, Marianne Williamson, is running for president. Last week, The Hill and The Guardian posted articles detailing the decision by Marianne Williamson to run …

Outrage Over Trump’s Immigration University

Except there’s just one problem, this Trump U isn’t Trump’s. Last night, Twitter shared with its users an intriguing, but troubling story out of a Detroit suburb. The Department of Homeland Secu …

God Makes Us Wait

We are impatient and selfish.  We are shortsighted and refuse to acknowledge the sovereignty of God in pain, hardship, and waiting. My advice to all of you this new year was to ponder the surpass …

Congressional Budget Office: Deficit Due To Spending, Not Tax Cuts.

Many are quick to blame tax cuts for the nation’s financial trouble, but we know that this is not the case. During the government shutdown, with the exception of hearing how it affected some federal …

Midwest Approaching Absolute Zero

Well not quite, but the polar vortex is on its way. A few years ago when I was in college, Chicagoland was hit with a polar vortex that dropped the temps and wind chill down to -30.  Midwesterner …

Immanentize the Eschaton: The Third Coming of Hillary Clinton

It looks like the book What Happened may be getting a sequel. If you thought the political landscape couldn’t get any weirder after 2016 and 2018, wait for 2020.  The tried and true Hillary Cli …

Well-Known Libertarian Advocates for Amnesty

Former GOP candidate for US Senate in Missouri, Austin Petersen, is supporting the Koch brothers’ push for massive amnesty. The Washington Post reported that the Koch brothers are lobbying for a mas …

A Foreign Policy Lesson From Star Wars

Venezuela is falling apart. Russia, China, North Korea, and Iran are insane.  The rest of the world sucks. At some point during the Old Republic Era in Star Wars lore (before Episode I), the Repu …

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