The Giver, the Movie, Out on Disc, Suggested

It was almost December, and Jonas was beginning to be frightened. And so the story beings. Written two decades ago, it has been called the first dystopian novel for youths, something notable to Gulag Bound.  While it was still fresh on the scene, Jeff Bridges began seeking to make a movie of it, at first hoping his father Lloyd could play its elder lead. Sixteen years later he received that role, … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday, Margaret Thatcher (excerpts, last Parliament speech, @SovCam)

The Sovereignty Campaign ( Eighty-nine years ago today burst Margaret Hilda Roberts upon the world, daughter of the local grocer in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England. She married a man in the chemistry business, Denis Thatcher. By the age of sixty-five, she was delivering as Prime Minister, her last interchange in the House of Commons. There, prophetically, she held strong against the entrapment of … [Read more...]

How Obamacare and the Welfare State are Immoral, in 6 Minutes

Hat tip to @PolitiJim for passing this video along.  It becomes tempting to write an essay here, on Godly aid vs. Pharisaical coercion and control, which Jesus cursed, in Matthew 23. There are many Scriptural references and lessons to cite. But, to keep it short and not distract from the video, here is just one more, of Jesus Himself again, speaking to his disciples about ministry as He assigned it: "Freely you have … [Read more...]

DORNER UPDATE: Evidence Mounts in Mass Shootings: Sociopathic Progressivism & Drugs

UPDATE:  Fugitive, alleged cop killer, Chris Dorner's Manifesto with progressive, pro-Obama, pro-Clinton rants redacted - also reportedly full text for comparison - see comments below article Original date of Gulag Blog entry, February 5 (edited as marked) Gulag Tales & Rumor Trails Not completely confirmed [edit: see comments,as well as the text of this short article.] If you have further information, … [Read more...]

Making Oregon a ‘Dry State’

NoisyRoom Hat Tip: Nancy Jacques / Ask Marion Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness... Treasured guarantees from the Declaration of Independence. Except that life depends on water and in a stealth power grab of staggering scope, governments and agencies have laid claim to the very rain itself. This ties into the socialist precept that the government shall own the means of production, including the … [Read more...]

Collectivism: Didn’t Work Then, Won’t Work Now

NoisyRoom By: Dave Perkins Tea Party Tribune In light of today’s worldwide anti-capitalist rumbling and renewed feverish interest in leftist redistributive systems, one wonders – just how old is the collectivist idea? I’ve been reading “Who Murdered Chaucer?” by Terry Jones (of Monty Python fame). It’s a wonderfully detailed, realistic, careful expansion of available data on a historical period, and yet … [Read more...]