Norman McCourt, Where Are You?

Mayor Norman McCourt is all over the map on this issue. But what do you expect? He’s a professional politician. He’s going to take whatever position is most likely to get him reelected. I’m sure he hasn’t been happy lately over the national exposure he has been receiving. Various accounts are portraying his sleepy little […]

We Are Family

The mayor of Black Jack is at it again. This story has been going on for months (I even saw it covered on Headline News a few weeks ago) and I wrote about it back in March. Mayor Norman McCourt and his city council are trying to make examples of Olivia Shelltrack and Fondray Loving. […]

Under My Roof, I Make The Rules

How many times have we all heard this phrase? Whether it was from our own parents, or some movie or TV sit-com? Well, the statement is true enough in theory, but under our current system of government, it is far from true in practice. Ignoring for the moment the Supreme Court’s ruling last year on […]

The Death of Personal Property

The State of Florida can’t do anything right. Whether it’s a botched Presidential election, Elian Gonzales, or the recent nonsense surrounding Terri Schiavo, Florida is, any more, like the kid on the playground who gets picked last for kickball. So when they finally do manage to get something right, like the recent “Castle Doctrine” law […]

Why Terrorism Sucks

You may be thinking the reasons that terrorism sucks are obvious and recent events have only served to highlight this fact. Yes, there are obvious reasons, but I’m choosing to look past the death and destruction at some less obvious consequences of the most recent terrorist attack on America, and other similar tragedies. Reason #1: […]