Necessity, they say, is the Mother of Invention . . .

. . . but some things should never have been necessary. From the San Francisco Chronicle: Pee on these S.F. walls? Be prepared for them to pee back By Lizzie Johnson Updated 9:58 am, Friday, July 24, 2015 Beware, public urinators, some of San Francisco’s walls now pee back. Public Works crews have finished painting …

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#BlackLivesMatter : Lying to themselves

From The Wall Street Journal: Baltimore Mayor Fires Police Commissioner Anthony Batts Move comes amid steep increase in homicides, critical report from union on riot response By Scott Calvert | Updated July 8, 2015 7:24 p.m. ET BALTIMORE—Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake abruptly fired Police Commissioner Anthony Batts on Wednesday amid a steep increase in homicides and …

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One more thing on which President Obama wants you to have no choice

I have said, only half jokingly, that the only way that the government could end segregation is through the use of assigned housing.1 Well, it looks like the Obama Administration is taking steps in that direction. From The Wall Street Journal: New HUD Rules Take Aim at Segregated Housing Government can withhold money from communities …

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Tammy Baldwin, it’s time to return your law degree!

We have noted previously that the left believe in freedom of choice on exactly one thing. Now comes Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), telling us that the First Amendment’s guarantee of freedom of religion does not extend to individuals: Transcript of relevant passage: Certainly the First Amendment says that in institutions of faith that there is …

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Yorkshire called it, years ago

Whilst looking back through some old Common Sense Political Thought articles, I found this sadly prescient one from Yorkshire, from 4½ years ago: Census: Fewer than 10 percent of (Baltimore) city households are nuclear families. What could possibly go wrong??? Posted by Yorkshire on 19 December 2010, 10:42 pm Census: Fewer than 10 percent of …

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We called it, seven years ago

From the old site, over seven years ago: Same-sex marriage: a fait accompli Posted by Dana Pico on 2 June 2008, 6:57 am As I noted in a comment on Pandagon,1 I think that same-sex marriage is pretty much of a done deal. Politically, I think that same-sex marriage is inevitable. Even if the California initiative passes, it could not …

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How are the American left different from the Taliban?

Remember how horrible, how awful it was when the Taliban, then in control of Afghanistan, destroyed the Buddhas of Bamiyan? After 1,700 years, Buddhas fall to Taliban dynamite By Ahmed Rashid in Islamabad | 12:00AM GMT 12 Mar 2001 The world’s two largest standing Buddhas – one of them 165ft high – were blown up …

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A funny thing happened on the way to the riots

From The Wall Street Journal: Charleston Church Shooting: City Struggles to Make Sense of Tragedy ‘There’s a sadness in the air…a wave of pain has washed over us,’ laments a resident By Cameron McWhirter and Mara Gay |June 20, 2015 12:26 p.m. ET CHARLESTON, S.C.—Three days after a 21-year-old white man allegedly gunned down nine people …

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The Navy celebrates heterosexuality! How long before the Obamabots crack down on this one?

Thanks to Eric and Gretchen, I found this one! HUSBAND’S HOMECOMING Figuring that it wouldn’t be long until the Obama Administration’s political correctness got hold of this one — you can’t celebrate heterosexuality, you know! — I downloaded the picture, before the DoD could delete it! Apparently the happy couple are actually married, to each …

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