The Bell Tower

"If government were a toaster, I'd demand a refund"
“As the rulers are in the republic, so are the other citizens likely to be.” - Plato Ignorance First of all, let’s cut through the nonsense being spewed by some of these (ironically) radical groups who want to associate every bill that uses the word “terrorism” with the end of freedoms as we know them. It’s not a thought crime bill. If you read the bill, it ... [More]


Nov
30

Wisdom

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Pat Sajak Sajak writes — “If any group of citizens is uniquely unqualified to tell someone else how to vote, it’s those of us who live in the sheltered, privileged arena of celebrity-hood … The idea of choosing the Leader of the Free World based on the advice of someone who lives in the cloistered world of stardom seems a bit loony to me.” Sajak adds — “the idea that... [More]


Mills This is awesome stuff. I can’t even tell what she’s angry about. Deforestation? The wasting of cow’s milk? Environmental destruction? The real question is: does she know what she’s angry about? It’s clear that she thinks she does but judging by this tirade, does anyone seriously believe her? I say no.


Appearing as a foreword at the beginning of Cato’s Letters, Thomas Gordon here eloquently describes the fruits of a free conscience and an independent mind. It seems to me that this short excerpt is as good an example as any of the ultimate goal of what Thomas Jefferson would later describe in the Declaration of Independence as “the pursuit of happiness”. In some ways I think, ... [More]


Oct
30

Ridiculous

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GO AWAY “These multi-billion dollar companies are global brands with a responsibility to be honest, accountable and responsible,” the group’s director general Richard Lloyd said. First of all, multi-billion dollar companies do not need to be accountable for fat kids. Parents do. If parents are incapable of preventing their pudgy little offspring from wolfing down fat and sugar... [More]


Oct
26

Good Article

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Smoking Gestapo


Sep
26

Thank You Bob Stoops

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Even if he is a Bobby Bowden nemesis, it’s good to hear someone sticking up for Gundy – and standing up to the media double standard. “Everybody has a remark on everything we do, and that’s OK,” Stoops told reporters Tuesday. “As soon as a coach has an opinion on what any of you do, then you can’t do that. I don’t know why that would be. We’re ... [More]


Sep
25

Amen Brother

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Integrity “The only thing that matters to me is what I thought was right, and whatever I thought was right is what I said. Other than that, I just have to let it go,” Gundy said. “I don’t say things for people to disagree or agree with me. I say them if I think they’re right.” That is the quote of the week. Tony Kornheiser said last night on Monday Night Footb... [More]


Sep
21

Bombs and Moms

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So, here’s what Sally Field… utters (?) (seems like the best description of this catastrophic verbal outburst)… about war: Sally Yes, well… the standard minimum criteria necessary to “rule” in Sally’s perfect world of “no goddamned war in the first place” is to have the equipment to give birth to a child. Which brings me to the second genius... [More]