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Must Reads For The Week 6/22/13.

June 22, 2013
Mightier Than the Sword

Mightier Than the Sword (Photo credit: jeffsmallwood)

Tap It: NSA Slow Jam (Featuring Remy), by Remy and Meredith Bragg, at Short video about the surveillance State.

Rotting, Decaying And Bankrupt-If  You Want To See The Future Of America Just Look At Detroit, at The only difference is Detroit can’t print money. The Fed can, which leads to an even bigger default.

US Treasury Denies It Is Trying To Torpedo Bitcoin, at  … “these aren’t the droids you’re looking for” – Obi Wan Kenobi

10,600 Empty Rentals In The People’s Republic Of San Francisco At A Time When Many Can’t Find Rentals, at Government intervention creates an artificial scarcity.

Uncle Sam’s Growing Ownership Of Student Loans, at We discussed this in the post, Young People Get Hooked Into Huge Debt When They Take The Student Loan Bait.

Culture Of Corruption, Monty Pelerine’s World, Video of Congressman Trey Gowdy’s comments about the IRS. My suggestion is a flat tax, which would allow us to abolish the IRS and with it the problem, which is arbitrary power.

The Benghazi Stand Down Order, by Will Rodriguez, at The guys at, know what went on in Benghazi.

Will The Real Traitor Please Stand Up, by Jonathon Moseley, at Is Edward Snowden a traitor to the Government, or is Gen. Keith B. Alexander chief of the NSA a traitor to the Constitution? Great article that shows verbal sleight of hand artists in action.

Tobacco Speakeasy, by Jeffery Tucker, at The unintended consequences of Government intervention. People will not comply with an immoral law.


Thomas Sowell Addresses Sexual Assult In The Military.

June 14, 2013

When it comes to analyzing any issue, it is wise to find out what Thomas Sowell has to say before you make up your mind about what you think. His explanations are always understandable, his logic is impeccable, and most importantly he is going to tell you the unvarnished truth. Here is a recent article about the sexual assaults in the military, titled Sex And The Military. He always talks about thinking past stage one when analyzing a particular situation. Sober judgement is needed in these situations not emotional hand wringing.

Here are a few quotes from the article. “For thousands of years, people around the world had common sense to realize that putting young men and young women together in military operations was asking for trouble, not only for these young people of both sexes, but for the effectiveness of military forces entrusted with the fate of nations.”

“Too much of the discussion of issues involving the role of women in the military is based on questions about whether women can do the same tasks as men with equal efficiency. The real question is whether either sex functions as well with the other sex around. If you don’t think either sex functions as well with the other sex around. If you don’t think either sex finds the other sex distracting, you are ignoring thousands of years of experience around the world.”

For a more hard-hitting article read, An Inconvenient Truth About Women In Combat, by Jack Murphy, at

My only question is, if women can’t fight off a sexual assault, how are they going to fight the enemy’s Brandon Webb Talks About The Heroes In Benghazi.

November 1, 2012

Brandon Webb most recent post on, What Went Right In Benghazi, Libya: A Story Of American Heroism, tells of the heroism of SEALS Glen Doherty and Ty Woods. This is what we should be talking about instead of a political coverup.

Read this commentary about Benghazi by former SEAL Pete Sobell in an article on The Blaze titled, Benghazi: What Really Maters.

Read about Army Ranger Sgt. Craig Warfle’s heroism in Afghanistan August 18 2010 in this article, Ranger Awarded Distinguished Service Cross, also on    navy seal trident insignia, Special operators navy seals