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by | Apr 19, 2021

When you turn criminals into victims, you get more criminals. The corollary to this is that when you turn police into criminals you get fewer police. The results of this Orwellian role reversal of doublethink are playing out across America,…

by | Sep 19, 2020

Mike Bloomberg once declared that he liked “theater, dining, and chasing women” and that being a “single, straight billionaire in Manhattan” in the 1990s was a “wet dream.” He located his business there, which meant that most of his employees…

by | Jul 22, 2020

Terrorism is a form of propaganda, a political weapon that can be used to instill fear, horror and indignation, to destroy and sap out the will of the people. Through fear and terror one can demand obedience and blind submission…….

by | Jul 18, 2020

It’s Saturday, May 30, 2020, and thousands of protesters glut the Seattle streets. By mid-afternoon the mob grows to more than 10,000 Black Lives Matter activists, Antifa thugs, and anarchist shock troops. What starts as largely peaceful demonstrations descends rapidly…

by | Jul 11, 2020

Epigraph of the Series “ … the right of the people peaceably to assemble and petition their Government for redress of grievances.” U.S. Constitution, Amendment 1 Taxonomy for the Series “If you … then you are a … ” peaceably…

by | Jul 10, 2020

We often hear that it is important to lead by example. Lately, the example set by Seattle’s elected leaders has been one of lawlessness, civic breakdown, and broken governance. City leaders ordered police to evacuate a police station and abandon…

by | Jul 5, 2020

Nearly every graduation speaker tells the graduates that they are going to change the country profoundly and irrevocably. Don’t worry, you won’t. For the most part, that’s a good thing. While America is not without its policies that cry for…

by | Jul 2, 2020

It’s finally over. Barring any suicidally brave protesters, the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP), formerly known as the Autonomous Zone (CHAZ), is no more. Following almost a month of inaction and apologetics, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan declared the self-proclaimed territory…

by | Jun 21, 2020

Seattle’s silly-season reverie of a largely peaceful commune carved out of its Capitol Hill district ended at 2:19 Saturday morning, June 20. Gunfire killed one and critically wounded another within the CHAZ/CHOP area, already shrunken to three from six square…

by | Jun 19, 2020

The right of the people to peaceably assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. — First Amendment, U.S. Constitution “To peaceably assemble.” Protest and Force: Mutually Exclusive. Protest is peaceable. When actions are not peaceable, they…

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