Teddy Roosevelt, beer, and equality under the law

New York City had a drinking problem in 1895, or rather a legal problem concerning drinking because the sale of alcohol was prohibited on Sunday throughout the state. As President of the Police Board of Commissioners, Teddy Roosevelt chose to take on machine politics and the entire city by rigidly enforcing the prohibition as a… Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt, beer, and equality under the law

No, crime is not a “construct” created to keep the black man down

Progressives are confused about crime.  Their social justice philosophy views victims based on the facts of their birth, not the deeds that they’ve done.  The saga of the Park Slope Panthers in Brooklyn, NY reveals that they’d rather have a homeless madman roaming the streets, terrorizing women and killing dogs, than protect the populace. Conservatives… Continue reading No, crime is not a “construct” created to keep the black man down

Progressives reveal their true colors on illegal immigration

Millions of migrants have flooded border states over the past 18 months, straining local services and law enforcement like never before, but when a relative handful arrive in Washington, DC and New York City, progressive mayors cry foul and demand help from the federal government.  Apparently, they believe someone else should pay the cost of… Continue reading Progressives reveal their true colors on illegal immigration

Mandates, passports, restaurant requirements, and more: Making life “extremely” difficult for the unvaccinated

As government, universities, and private employers implement vaccine mandates and some municipalities require vaccines for entry to restaurants and gyms, it’s worth considering the applicable legal standards and how this would actually work in practice when some two thirds of minority groups will no longer be allowed to eat out.  Is this the America you… Continue reading Mandates, passports, restaurant requirements, and more: Making life “extremely” difficult for the unvaccinated

The crime wave spells big trouble ahead for Biden, even CNN says so…

President Biden plans a big speech later today to address some startling statistics: The murder rate is up almost 25%, even more in big cities and shows no sign of slowing down.  Of course, the increase in crime has absolutely nothing to do with the defund the police movement.  There’s nothing to see here, please… Continue reading The crime wave spells big trouble ahead for Biden, even CNN says so…