Once again, nothing of note happened on this date in the past. Once again, I shall consult Anniversaries and Holidays (2nd ed., 1944). Born this day in 1583, “Hugo Grotius, Dutch jurist, statesman, and humanist; father of international law, and author of the great work, De juri belli et pacis (The law of war and
https://www.etsy.com/shop/2ndAmendmentJewelry Hat tip to Aggie who found the etsy site for 2nd Amendment Jewelry. Thank you!As you can see, Brenda and Glenda really do create their jewelry in Starkvegas, Mississippi!Here’s the necklace Daughter C got for me from their stand at the Arts Festival this weekend.
1. Mr. Big Food’s participation in the GOOD IDEAS forum on liberal gun ownership went well. As it was scheduled for 1:30 central time, and at the time we were making our way back to the Farm from the coast, Mr. Big Food chose an outdoor location from which to participate. Civil Rights 2. Daughter
Mr. Big Food will be an invited participant on GOOD’s Friday morning Google+ Hangout. Friday, July 26 @11:30 PST (that’s 1:30 in Mississippi and 2:30 for you city mice back east).He’ll be talking about guns and the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America. A refresher for those who have not yet
About the Declaration there is a finality that is exceedingly restful. It is often asserted that the world has made a great deal of progress since 1776, that we have had new thoughts and new experiences which have given us a great advance over the people of that day, and that we may therefore very
Ghost Busters! We should view that movie again this summer. Startpage.com touts itself as the “world’s most private search engine.” I doubt that there’s any privacy any more on the World Wide Web. But I’ve started using Startpage.
Via Instapundit.com: WHAT COULD GO WRONG? The Government Wants A Backdoor Into Your Communications. “According to the New York Times, President Obama is ‘on the verge of backing’ a proposal by the FBI to introduce legislation dramatically expanding the reach of the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act, or CALEA. CALEA forces telephone companies to
response to what must have been a flood of emails chastising Senator Wicker for voting to allow S.649– the “deeply flawed legislation” titled “Safe Schools Act”– to move forward, [Page break b/c my first response is not for children’s eyes.] Eat Shit. Here’s the full email response from Wicker– which uncharacteristically I got in less than
You can just imagine how the Chick-fl-A business is playing out in a state with a lot of churches. Via Y’all Politics, here’s Ron Williams’, Libertarian candidate for US House District 4, take on the matter: Let me make it clear, the CEO is being punished by government officials because he exercised his First Amendment
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education has awarded Mississippi State University the ‘Green Light’ rating for MSU’s free speech policies. I’m pleased to report that That School Up North also has a FIRE green light. So here in Mississippi we have two, of only 15 colleges and universities in the United States of America,
The Declaration of Independence used to be read aloud at public gathering every Fourth of July. Today, while all Americans have heard of it, all too few have read more than its second sentence. Yet the Declaration shows the natural rights foundation of the American Revolution, and provides important information about what makes a constitution
I want to believe that the sky is free. When we first began looking for a piece of property of respectable size, we shopped around in eastern Kentucky. It was then and there I learned that ownership of surface property does not necessarily entail ownership of the minerals beneath the surface, or the timber above.
Red, white & blue Rhode Island made Memorial Day– not Decoration Day which was originally honored soldiers killed in the Civil War and was observed only in the northern states– a legal holiday in 1874. By 1910 all states and territories had done likewise except Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South
EASTERN EUROPEANS FIGHT FOR INTERNET FREEDOM: A grassroots protest movement erupted last month in Poland and spread quickly across the former Eastern Bloc and beyond. The growing opposition against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, or ACTA, has raised questions about the fate of the treaty, which is important to the governments of the United States and
The power went out for a split second earlier and now the satellite is acting out. Some logo is pinging around the screen and we don’t seem to be getting anywhere. This is not what I was promised. I AM THE 99%!!!!! Yeah, right. Go back to bed.
“Is Your Choice Of Food A Fundamental Right?” at Food Renegade. I love the photo at the article site. This is the first thing I’ve stumbled upon from the Food Renegade site and it looks interesting. I’m a little put off by the repeated use of the word, “sustainable,” though. But I’ll keep my brain