The strange case of Ashli Babbitt and the unknown Capitol Police Officer who killed her

Air Force Veteran Ashli Babbitt was the only person killed at the Capitol attack by gunshot wound, but over five months later, we still don’t know the real circumstances of her death or the name of the police officer who killed her.  Her family is now demanding answers as speculation and rumors abound.  Should the… Continue reading The strange case of Ashli Babbitt and the unknown Capitol Police Officer who killed her

Wait, AOC wasn’t even in the Capitol Building during the assault? Whatever happened to worrying about irresponsible rhetoric?

In less than two weeks, the Congresswoman from NY calls Ted Cruz a murderer, insinuates a Capitol Police Officer might have come to kill her, and likens being in another building during the attack to the trauma of surviving actual sexual assault.  Apparently, some need to be more careful with their language than others. In… Continue reading Wait, AOC wasn’t even in the Capitol Building during the assault? Whatever happened to worrying about irresponsible rhetoric?

The War on Terror, Redux: Now with more domestic spying and improved censorship

US citizens are now al-Qaida or Lost Causers after the Civil War.  A former President is bin Laden or perhaps Confederate President, Jefferson Davis, maybe the founder of the KKK.  His supporters are all suspects, where they gather and communicate needs to be infiltrated, and this is just the beginning. They say all that’s old… Continue reading The War on Terror, Redux: Now with more domestic spying and improved censorship

After the attack on the Capitol, what about “whataboutism”? Is “moral relativism” on the rise in conservative circles?

A new line of argument claims it’s moral relativism to question the credibility of your political opponents in their pursuit of power.  The argument misses the point:  We are unequivocally against violence, but political surrender isn’t morally acceptable either.  In other words, it takes two to de-escalate. In the wake of the violent, some call… Continue reading After the attack on the Capitol, what about “whataboutism”? Is “moral relativism” on the rise in conservative circles?