A 23-year-old teacher at a Cambridge, Md. middle school has been placed on leave and—in the words of a local news report—"taken in for an emergency medical evaluation" for publishing, under a pseudonym, a novel about a school shooting. (This is dangerous and clearly unconstitutional.)
Read more … Fahrenheit 451
The second volume of book I wrote with a pastor friend, a type of tribute to the golden age of SF space opera, "Deep Space Command" is now on the market.
Read more … A Space Opera Tribute
Hollywood’s big-budget blockbuster movies have often been filmed overseas, particularly in England because of the tax incentives offered. Now television is following suit and more US series than ever before are filming outside North America. why? Tax Breaks.
(Is it ironic that Hollywood producers and writers condemn the policies that they are taking advantage of?)
Read more … Taxes and Hollywood
A Moores Hill couple is facing charges for illegally selling raccoons, skunks and fish out of their home. (Could you really make a lot of money at this. Is there THAT many people who want to buy raccoons and skunks?)
(Hat tip to Dave Barry)
Read more … OK,Who Would Want to Buy A Skunk?
Gun Tourism explodes in popularity.
Read more … A Sign of the Times
Early Sesgame Street epidosdes not suitable for children.
How sad that a TV show in which grown men read stories to children for no apparent reason no longer seems appropriate
(This is not only incredibly stupidd, it shows that society hasn't improved much in the last 50 years. It has, in fact, declined.)
Read more … Well, This is Depressing
89-year-old World War II veteran shoots armed robber.
Read more … Cheers For Vets And the Second Amendment
Woman uses her gun to ward off abduction.
Read more … Cheers for the Second Amendment
It's International Bacon Day. We know how to celebrate.
Read more … About Time It Had One
In North Carolina, there are now more students being homeschooled than are in private schools
Read more … A Trend in Other States Too
The Liberal scandal.
This isn’t just a problem with political correctness or multiculturalism. It’s a failure of every component of the modern bureaucratic state, and every element of modern liberalism, from an education system that fails many poor youngsters and a welfare state that traps its dependents in poverty (both of which systems the current Conservative-led government are slowly reforming), to inertia and unaccountability of public sector bureaucracies, and the dynastic and often corrupt culture of the “Old Labour” political machines that dominate the UK’s northern cities.
This is the future if progressives and multiculturalism win in their war against Christianity and morals.
Read more … More About Rotherham
But it’s also true that none of the basic challenges to world order can be met without U.S. leadership: not Russia’s aggression, not the Islamic State’s expansion, not Iran’s nuclear ambition nor China’s territorial bullying. Each demands a different policy response, with military action and deterrence only two tools in a basket that includes diplomatic and economic measures. It’s time Mr. Obama started emphasizing what the United States can do instead of what it cannot.
Read more … Even the WaPo is exhausted with Obama