Gambling Prohibition, Monopolies, and the “Trump” Bankruptcies: A Lesson for Conservatives

In case I get accused of libertarianism (again!), since I am writing criticisms of gambling prohibition, let me just say that I am not one. I am a Christian who thinks the Bible is the authoritative word of God that contains wisdom for all people in all places. And in the Bible, I see that a great deal of behavior can bring about bad consequences. But I don’t see all that behavior being illegal. I do see many examples of laws and government prohibitions on sex outside of marriage (thus, I can’t Read more […]

Union In Harry Reid’s State Threatening To Go On Strike Because Of Obamacare

Remember: Harry Reid assured us that Obamacare is wonderful and that all the “horror stories” about the Affordable Care Act are lies. Looks like the casino workers in Las Vegas disagree. They don’t want it. From Buzzfeed: On Feb. 20, thousands of housekeepers, porters, cooks, cocktail servers, and others represented by Nevada’s largest union, the Culinary Union Local 226, voted to end a contract extension the workers agreed to last summer. The union wants to maintain its current benefits Read more […]

Disney Drops World Class Athlete Because of Sexual Double Life

Just one day after former world class Olympic runner Suzy Favor Hamilton “admitted to secretly being a Vegas escort, E! News confirms that the all-star athlete will not be participating in the Disneyland Half Marathon, were she was scheduled to speak. . . . News that Hamilton is on the outs with the kid-friendly company comes on the heels of the 44-year-old married mother’s shocking admission that she moonlighted as a Vegas sex worker.” I find Disney’s break with Ms. Hamilton strangely odd. Read more […]

Obama Says He Should Pay More Taxes

President Obama said the following at a campaign rally: “I’ve been hearing a lot of these Republicans talking about, oh, that’s class warfare, and he just wants to redistribute, and doesn’t believe in work, and he’s trying to create an entitlement society, and this and that and the other. Let me be absolutely clear: I should pay more taxes, and folks in my income bracket should pay more taxes, and certainly folks who are making billions of dollars should pay more taxes, not because I want to take Read more […]