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Gary Wisenbaker
Political correctness and repression

Modern book burning

The New York Times, the nation’s “paper of record” recently announced the fate of the Confederate battle flag: “America's leading merchants have spoken: The Confederate flag is coming off the shelves. Walmart, Amazon, eBay and Sears all announced bans on the sale of Confederate flag merchandise, amid an intensifying national debate over the use of the [...]
A crisis is a terrible thing to waste

Politicizing a tragedy 

No sooner had the next of kin been notified in the tragic and senseless Charleston church murders last Wednesday than President Obama, defaulting into his “you never want a serious crisis to go to waste” position, renewed a call for gun control and pitted black and against white.

It was somewhat creepy, as if [...]
Rule of law at risk

Turning back the clock on democracy

Earlier this month, June 15th to be exact, Western democracy celebrated the 800th anniversary of its birth.  The event taking place on that date in 1215 was intended to resolve a spat between a king and his barons but, as is often the case with the law of unintended consequences, it spawned a new era in political [...]

"Waters of the USA" rule and burdening property owners

Another chink in the property rights' armor  

 VALDOSTA, GA—The issue is now joined and an epic battle of wills has erupted between the people’s elected representatives in Congress and the [...]