Last night, I petitioned my local government for a redress of grievances, which is a right guaranteed by the First Amendment to the Constitution. I asked Panama City Beach Mayor Mike Thomas to investigate (and censure, if warranted) new City Councilman Hector Solis for libeling three citizens on Facebook (see the posts here) in an effort to intimidate them by … Read More
Topsy-Turvy Omerica By Burnie Thompson 12-1-15 Barack Obama has super powers. Only he could’ve convinced enough Americans that corruption and criminality emanating from the White House is just politics as usual. Only he could’ve convinced enough Americans that what used to be considered bizarre is now normal. Only he could’ve convinced enough Establishment Republicans in Congress to fund his every … Read More
Seven Essential Books for Your Liberty Library By Burnie Thompson 11-24-15 “The Law” by Frederic Bastiat The 19th century French philosopher discusses the selfish nature of mankind and the proper role of government: “The state is the great fiction by which everybody tries to live at the expense of everyone else.” The law, he argues, should protect private property and … Read More
An early morning phone call on Sept. 11, 2001, changed our lives forever. “Did you hear what happened?” We turned on the TV to see airline planes exploding into the Twin Towers in New York City. Fire. Chaos. Terror. Then the buildings collapsed right in front of our eyes. Thousands of Americans perished. We were horrified and scared. Could Los … Read More
Spring Break Politician tells me to shut up, put on my “big boy pants,” and meet him at his house. So I went there. This is what happened.
We’re all outraged at the outsiders who crashed Spring Break in Panama City Beach and committed violent crimes.But don’t punish local residents for their criminal behavior. And don’t use it as a pretext to fund your next campaign for Crony favors.
Minimum wage laws have been used to by racists around the world to discriminate against black people competing for jobs against whites. In America, it was first implemented under the Davis-Bacon Act of 1931. And Congressmen are on record saying that “cheap colored labor” was a threat to white construction workers. And unions didn’t like that. So, naturally, Congressmen did … Read More
The War on Poverty. LBJ started paying young women to have babies if the father lived outside the home. Subsidizing fatherless homes comes at a terrible cost. And we’re paying it now. Rand Paul is right to point to this terrible social ill that plagues America. Especially black Americans.
The Baltimore Riots are making this glaringly evident.
The Great Forbidders on the Bay County Commission and Panama City Beach City Council are rubbing their hands together with great excitement. The opportunity to punish local residents for the crimes of outsiders is fast approaching. http://www.newsherald.com/…/pcb-council-approves-some-sprin… Alliances are being formed, and online armies are being deployed on Facebook. You’ll see what I mean at The Panama City News Herald. If … Read More