The Cost Of The UK’s Monarchy

…is apparently negative 160 million pounds or so. I thought these were interesting enough to post and I feel like I need to post occasionally! Via comment by The Tory on Takimag Here is the annual report for the Crown Estate for 2012. Net profits were 240.2 million which all go to Parliament and out […]

Happy Thanksgiving

“When you sit down to eat, pray. When you eat bread, do so thanking Him for being so generous to you. If you drink wine, be mindful of Him who has given it to you for your pleasure and as a relief in sickness. When you dress, thank Him for His kindness in providing you […]

Don’t Shoot Coalition Proposes New Rules For Ferguson “Protests”

via SBPDL The rioters peaceful protesters in Ferguson have proposed new rules for police response to their burning and looting peaceful protesting. Here’s some funny ones: “2 Channels of communication will be established so that situations can be de-escalated if necessary.” Or, how about, no riot no escalation? 7 Police will wear only the attire […]

Zimmerman To Be Brought Before Grand Jury For Civil Rights Case

Via Amren Orlando Sentinel A federal grand jury will meet in downtown Orlando Wednesday to hear testimony about whether Trayvon Martin’s civil rights were violated when Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman shot him in the chest, according to court paperwork. A U.S. Department of Justice attorney from Washington, D.C., Mark Blumberg, has issued at least […]

Worthless Elephants

Amren ‘Politics is more than economics. There is a war being waged for the soul of the Republican Party. It consists of a loose alliance of Tea Party groups and traditional conservatives, who are trying to wrest control from the politically moderate businessmen who have misguided the GOP for decades.  Just as Clemenceau warned that “war […]

Muslims Flee Secular Turkey For Family Friendly ISIL/ISIS/IS (Whatever We’re Calling Them Now)

Apparently, muslims in Turkey are looking for a place more in line with their values than a modern, industrial, secular country. ‘ISTANBUL (AP) — Asiya Ummi Abdullah doesn’t share the view that the Islamic State group rules over a terrorist dystopia and she isn’t scared by the American bombs falling on Raqqa, its power center […]

Immigration Protest Called Off For Threats

reuters A plan by U.S. protesters against illegal immigration to block traffic at more than a dozen border crossings in the southwest on Saturday was canceled after organizers said they received online threats from Mexican drug cartels. Billed as a “Shut Down All Ports Of Entry” protest against the Obama administration’s immigration policies, demonstrators had […]

Apparently, There Are More And More Jobs Americans, And Tarheels, Won’t Do

CIS Among the findings: The total number of working-age (16 to 65) immigrants (legal and illegal) holding a job in North Carolina increased by 313,000 from the first quarter of 2000 to the first quarter of 2014, while the number of working-age natives with a job declined by 32,000 over the same time. The fact […]


Daily Caller About 11% of Americans self-identify as libertarian. However: “However, when self-identified libertarians were asked to match up “someone whose political views emphasize individual freedom by limiting the role of government” with libertarianism, only 57 percent of respondents were successful. This means that 43 percent of self-identified libertarians do not understand the basic definition […]

Syrians In North Carolina

I thought it was odd that so many foreigners (and not just Yankees) lived in my area. We’ve got Hmong and Montagnards from SE Asia, Nigerians (some with tribal scaring- diversity bonus points!), Jamaicans, various South and Central Americans, Pakistanis and Indians (dots and feathers, but the feathers are indigenous). Turns out we have our […]

Designer Babies

via amren Calgary Herald A Calgary woman says she was shocked to learn of a policy at the city’s only fertility treatment centre that restricts patients from using sperm, eggs or embryos from donors who do not match their ethnic background. Catherine, who asked to use only her first name, said she sought invitro fertilization […]

1000+ Illegal Alien Kids In NC

Watchdog Wire What would you say if you read that 1,191 illegal immigrant children arrested at the southern border this year are being housed in North Carolina and taxpayers don’t have a clue about where? From Catholic Charities to nonprofit agencies that deal with refugees and undocumented children and adults, few will tell. When Watchdog Wire […]

Illegals Demand Representation In White House Meetings

via amren Washington Times ‘llegal immigrants picketed the White House Monday afternoon, calling on fellow immigrant-rights advocacy groups to refuse to meet with the Obama administration until President Obama specifically includes illegal immigrants in any future meetings. “We are among the millions of people who will either benefit or be harmed by the decisions the […]

Senor Ozzie y Senora Harriet

Via Vdare Pat Buchanan To observe the decades-long paralysis of America’s political elite in controlling her borders calls to mind the insight of James Burnham in 1964 — “Liberalism is the ideology of Western suicide.” What the ex-Trotskyite turned Cold Warrior meant was that by faithfully following the tenets of liberalism, the West would embrace […]

Grievance Monkeys Get Their Way, As usual

We knew it was bound to happen. Via Amren Washington Post Washington and Lee University expressed regret Tuesday for the school’s past ownership of slaves and promised to remove Confederate flags from the main chamber of its Lee Chapel after a group of black students protested that the historic Virginia school was unwelcoming to minorities. […]

A Tale Of Two Immigrants

Via Amren Most of the impoverished immigrants hail from Central America, and many come with children. They often turn themselves over to authorities immediately after crossing the river, following the advice of smugglers, friends and relatives, who tell them they will eventually be released and allowed to continue to their destination. [snip] All through the […]

Symbiotic Relationship

A funny comment at American Conservative   Michael N Moore says: April 3, 2014 at 4:14 pm Actually the best of times seemed to be when Capitalism and Communism were competing. They were in some way complementary. In the Soviet system people produced little and complained that there was nothing to buy. In the Capitalist […]

OBX Weathers Arthur

Rodanthe and Waves seem to have gotten the worst of the soundside flooding. Island Free Press HATTERAS ISLAND Much of the damage of Hatteras involved downed or uprooted trees and tree limbs and other debris on the ground, roads, and driveways. There was also scattered damage to roofs. Sound flooding was minimal on the southern […]

Soccer Mercenaries

The US Men’s Soccer team has 23 players, 7 of which are dual citizens. These players could chose which country to play for. What are the odds that they chose which country they would play for based on their chances for making the team and that team’s chances in the tournament? The answer below. Five […]

Militias Heading To Texas Border

We’ll see what happens. Breitbart HOUSTON, Texas—Militia groups in Texas and across the nation are responding to the Texas Border Surge announced Wednesday night by the offices of the Governor, Lt. Governor and Texas House Speaker. An announcement was made on several new media outlets including Facebook. The alert to the civilian militia groups, which […]

Two Fake Preists (One A Fake Man) And A Fake Church

I know we’re not supposed to judge, but c’mon. yahoo WASHINGTON (AP) — An openly transgender Episcopal priest is set to preach at Washington National Cathedral. The Rev. Dr. Cameron Partridge, the Episcopal chaplain at Boston University, will be a guest preacher on Sunday. He’ll be the first openly transgender priest to preach from Canterbury […]

Rand Paul Joins Partnership for a New American Society

Oops, its Partnership for a New American Economy. I don’t know how thay typo happened. Washington Times “Mr. Paul, a libertarian-leaning Republican from Kentucky and possible 2016 presidential hopeful, participated in a telephone conference call with members of a pro-immigration reform group and reporters in an effort brokered by anti-tax activist Grover Norquist. The business […]

Fighting Dirty

Via Vox Day Donald Sterling (aka Donald Tokowitz) is not backin down. He is suing the NBA for a billion ($1,000,000,000) and has hired private investigators to dig up dirt on the NBA’s former and current commisioners and other owners. Fox News Investigators were given a six-figure budget over the next 30 days to examine […]

Unisex In Houston

Via Faith and Heritage Truth and Action “It’s now legal for men to use women’s bathrooms, showers, and dressing facilities – and vice-versa – thanks to the passing of the Equal Rights Ordinance in Houston, TX last Wednesday night. Mayor Parker, Houston’s first openly gay mayor, called it “most personally meaningful thing I will ever […]

A Joke

Found here A Marine squad was marching north of Fallujah when they came upon an Iraqi terrorist who was badly injured and unconscious. On the opposite side of the road was an American Marine in a similar but less serious state. The Marine was conscious and alert and as first aid was given to both […]