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{ Monthly Archives } September 2013

QOTD

From the Diplomad: …Meanwhile if you want to get ready for the impending arrival of Obamacare, visit your local DMV, but imagine it with the screams of the sick and dying.

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An alternate wording

AKA: let me fix that for you. I was perusing Facebook a couple of days ago (yes, I know it was a mistake, but sometimes I just can’t help myself) when I noticed one of those slogan/graphic thingys on the wall of one of my left-leaning facebook friends.  It said: “small government” is fascist dog […]

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Without further comment

As none is necessary.  From Hope n’ Change

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Feeling Threatened QOTD

From IMAO: I don’t get the Starbucks thing; how can you be threatened by a guy drinking a pumpkin spice latte even if he is openly carrying a gun?

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Reflections

Disclaimer:   This is pure opinion.  No documentation, no links, just raw opinion.  Feel free to ingore.  Your mileage may vary.  Use at your own risk. I have always had a finely developed sense of impending doom.  Growing up in the 60’s and 70’s, I lived in a constant state of fear that the Cold War […]

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QOTD

From Jonah Goldberg: Sure, today’s liberalism does carry within it some genetic lineage to the classical liberalism — i.e., libertarianism — of J.S. Mill and John Locke. But genetic ties are overrated. After all, humans share half of our genes with bananas. (Look it up.)

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Well, this is embarrassing.

I”ve been away from Ratlands so long that I forgot the login password. I’ve been busy, but not that busy.  I’ve just been unable to bring myself to write about politics.  Longtime reader, former co-worker, and friend, Larry e-mailed me about 6 weeks ago summarizing his assessment of our (then) current situation.  While I agree […]

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