…and the Straitjacket tightens, again, and again, and again.

In case you haven't noticed, the freedoms of all Americans, and especially those who live in Leftist parts of the country, have continued to be more and more circumscribed.  Each day, we learn of more articles and people banned, canceled, and limited.  I live in one of those hard-Leftist states, and our freedoms are being …

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Grocery Shopping used to be fun for me.

It no longer is, due to the advance of the Bag Scolds.  You used to be able to go to the grocery store, get your cart or basket on the way in, and put your purchases in there.  Then, when you got to the checkout line, you placed your items on the movable belt to …

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I prefer not to be a participant in others’ delusions.

The first Delusion in which I do not participate is the delusion of "man-made climate change", and the corollaries that demand that we abandon the benefits of plastic items like grocery bags and straws.  It makes me angry when the all-powerful Government decides for me which light bulbs I must use (and no longer may …

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Sometimes I wonder why I read the news at all…Welcome to Seattle and King County WA

The story at the top of the KOMO Web site today is a video of an Army Veteran  who was touring Seattle with his wife and children, describing how a "repeat offender" just released from jail threw coffee on his young son in the stroller.  The offender had served eight months of a 12-month sentence …

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…and the straitjacket tightens…

They are coming for your liberty, and they have been doing it gradually for years (think CAFE standards for cars). But the little liberties that are disappearing are hitting closer to home for everyone. I've chronicled many below-feel free to add more that I might have missed. They came for your toilet. Since 1.6 gallons …

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