Author Archives: jdm

Fly In, Throw a Grenade, Fly Home Again

Job well done. Via Bill Glahn (among others), points to an article from the UK Daily Mail, Maxine Waters tells Minnesota BLM protesters ‘to get more confrontational’ one day after violent anti-police clashes erupted across US. And then… Hours after … Continue reading

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The Crisis Has Passed!

Or, in other words, Media Relieved To Be Covering The Good Kind Of Riots Again Media organizations across the country announced today they are relieved to be covering the good kind of riots again, now that people are looting Targets … Continue reading

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It’s All About Control

Huh PRO TIP: You’ve gotten mixed messages about COVID from the beginning because of control. That’s why they present you with a constant stream of carrots and sticks. “Just do ____ and you can have your life back. But maybe … Continue reading

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Green Energy Is Dirty

The beauty of battery powered devices is that the means by which rich people can have such neat and clean lives is completely hidden from them. No ugly gas stations, no smelly and loud internal combustion engines, no power-plants burning … Continue reading

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One Week in Swedish Crime

This guy has been documenting this for a quite a while, but Snaphanen published the newest numbers (this is the source tweet). The original text is below the fold. April 4-April 9, 2021 • 8 murders • 9 attempted murder … Continue reading

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National Socialists are not the same as International Socialists

There are very few topics on the internet that evoke reactions as ignorant as they are emotional like trying to equate Nazis with socialists. In this case, in the comments to a blog post in which one of the resident … Continue reading

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Lots of New & Interesting Info Coming Out in Mpls

Interesting facts: How many times have you seen reported that Derek Chauvin is 5’9 and 140 lbs? That he was the LARGEST officer on the scene. And that Floyd was 6’4 and 230 lbs? And Floyd had 3 times the … Continue reading

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Castle Doctrine, Stand Your Ground, and Duty to Retreat

It occurred to me that I couldn’t explain these if I needed to. That said, what follows is simplified and the fact of the matter is that all of the following information is subject to the vagaries of local police, … Continue reading

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The Libertarian Kryptonite

I was reading the reactions to a small tweet thread (two items) from a dyed-in-the-wool libertarian: There shouldn’t be any form of government issued vaccine passport or mandates. But private businesses and organizations should be allowed to institute the health … Continue reading

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The Most Important Thing is For All of Us to Stay Safe

You tell me, According to a new CDC study, 30% of Americans who have received the vaccine plan to spend the rest of their earthly lives hiding in their basements just in case the vaccine doesn’t work. “The most important … Continue reading

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