What Would Smedley Butler Do?

Let's begin with a quote misattributed to Voltaire:

"It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong."

"Catalogue pour la plupart des écrivains français qui ont paru dans Le Siècle de Louis XIV, pour servir à l'histoire littéraire de ce temps," Le Siècle de Louis XIV (1752)

America - Embrace Liberty Or Face Self-Destruction

I mentioned once before, that I don't drink the Kool-Aid.

That doesn't mean that I don't pay attention to the ingredients:

Has Disney Betrayed America (Among Others)?

The third of Christopher Nolan's Batman movies will be coming soon next year - but is it something that we should avoid?

Scott Creighton, who posts the American Everyman blog, made this obsevation:

View From Here: The Shackles of Debt Locked on by the Bankers

View From Here: The Shackles of Debt Locked on by the Bankers

Strength Through Joy

Before I get to the title of the posting, I'm going to approach a different subject altogether by way of a very tenuous segue.

It's been an interesting week, all told. So it is at this time that I find myself awake early on a Saturday morning, and I want to listen to something. I put on Queen at the Hippodrome du Paris, 1979. Soon into the set, comes the preamble for Fat Bottomed Girls, and Freddy Mercury can be heard to allude to female body parts...and all I can think is, "What's he talking about?"

The Looting Of America: The Fed Secretly Loans $16 Trillion To "TBTF" Banks

"INSANITY" is widely defined as doing the same thing over and over, expecting an outcome different from all past outcomes.

Allowing the foxes to guard the henhouse - the outcome should be obvious to all, but it seems some simply cannot learn that lesson.

Of course...what if the desired outcome is simply OPPOSITE of the stated objective?

This is what you get: 

Local Boy Lights Up NYC With Lights Out!

Lights Out!: Promo piece of the former champ with his nephew

I do hope that you were able to tune in last week to the FX Channel at 10:00 PM; if you didn't, you deprived yourselves of a real gem.

LunchBox: A Brief History of American War

On LunchBox today, host Adam Green on: Iraq War, John McCain, Harry Reid, Chuck Hagel, America, war and more...

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