Saturday, September 17, 2016

Here y'go, Tam, a Swiss military bicycle

And it only weighs 48 pounds and costs a thousand.

Amazing how many people, when there's someone they like in the Oval Office, want to trash that troublesome Constitution.
Moe argued that the problem in the American system is Congress, not the president. "As a decision-maker, Congress is just inexcusably bad," he said in his presentation. While some say polarization is causing the gridlock in the national government, he argued that it is "wired" into the Constitution.

"Congress is just not wired to solve national problems in a national way," Moe explained. "It's wired to allow hundreds of parochial legislators to promote their own welfare through special-interest politics." The president, however, is nationally elected and can make decisions unilaterally.
A: That gridlock is a Feature, not a bug.
B: The idea of giving the President even more power would've had the people back then pulling their muskets and rifles to hand and checking loads.  We ought to look at it the same way today, even when clowns like this are pushing it(maybe ESPECIALLY when idiots like this, who too many people give deference to, suggest it).

This was a plan I'd not heard of before: draining most of the Mediterranean

I do find myself wondering: while they were planning on all that farmland and hydro power, I wonder if they considered what the loss of all that water surface might do to the climate in that part of the world?

Remember the 'John Doe' investigations in Wisconsin?  Dark-of-night raids, people threatened, the whole works?  All the way to the state Supreme Court it went, and the result was
¶133 Our lengthy discussion of these three cases can be distilled into a few simple, but important, points. It is utterly clear that the special prosecutor has employed theories of law that do not exist in order to investigate citizens who were wholly innocent of any wrongdoing. In other words, the special prosecutor was the instigator of a “perfect storm” of wrongs that was visited upon the innocent Unnamed Movants and those who dared to associate with them. It is fortunate, indeed, for every other citizen of this great State who is interested in the protection of fundamental liberties that the special prosecutor chose as his targets innocent citizens who had both the will and the means to fight the unlimited resources of an unjust prosecution. Further, these brave individuals played a crucial role in presenting this court with an opportunity to re-endorse its commitment to upholding the fundamental right of each and every citizen to engage in lawful political activity and to do so free from the fear of the tyrannical retribution of arbitrary or capricious governmental prosecution. Let one point be clear: our conclusion today ends this unconstitutional John Doe investigation.

What's the asshole prosecutor, John Chisholm, doing?  Appealing to the US Supremes, and threatening further prosecutions.  And on top of that, someone in his office is leaking documents to the press.

If there's a group that needs investigating, and people who belong in jail, it's the prosecutor and his minions.  And the cops who took the orders for midnight door-kicking raids, and threatened people.

“So y’all aren’t going to complain that you don’t have free speech, right? I just want to make sure,” a Berkeley student tells James O’Keefe, Project Veritas founder and conservative activist, in a video first obtained by The Daily Caller.
Well, when you're doing everything you can to shut down his speech, he damn sure SHOULD be yelling about it, you little asshole.

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