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About depwavid

Contradictory facts: 1). I have Asperger's Syndrome, a form of autism characterized by a total lack of social sense and the unique ability to beat a dead horse into individual component atoms; 2). I'm an NRA Life Member who thinks the NRA doesn't go far enough in protecting the Second Amendment.; 3). I'm a MENSA-qualified genius who let his membership lapse; 4). I'm a committed Christian; 5). I'm an equally committed libertarian. 6). I admire the writings of Robert Heinlein and L.Neil Smith, but not those of Dietrich Bonhoffer, Hannah Hurnard, or Oswald Chambers; 7). I enjoyed reading Hilaire Belloc's book on the Reformation, although I disagreed with 70-80% of his premises, and... 8). There's a lot more; I'm really impossible to categorize. Maybe I'll tell you later...

A Libertarian’s Seven Deadly Sins and Ten Commandments

A Libertarian’s Seven Deadly Sins: 1). Initiation of force, in person or by proxy; 2). Theft; 3). Murder; 4) Deception for personal gain; 5) Taxation, with or without representation; 6) Failure to exercise due vigilance against one’s government; 7) Failure … Continue reading

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To Miss The Point (a Sort-of-Review of ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’)

There is so much about which to editorialize in our open-air laugh academy of a society that I find I must pick and choose my subjects, or I forget to do ‘important’ stuff, like feed the animals, walk the dog, … Continue reading

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A Politically Incorrect Drinking Song for Libertarians and Conservatives

A truly great saloon song(Category Five NC-17 warning!)  came my way on YouTube . It’s called “B*gger Off”and, if you can get past the quarterdeck language, it’s a ROFLYAO kind of ditty. Anyone who has dealt with obnoxious drunks can … Continue reading

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On Sapience, Politics, Economics And (Space Alien)Religion

I had stuff to do today. The van that’s old enough to get its own Concealed Carry license drank some rainwater thanks to a a lost gas cap. I have to put on a fuel filter and purge the forward … Continue reading

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Jail To The Hag???

So now the Feds have the famous Clinton private server with the Top Secret e-mails… The thing to remember: the utter odium in which Obozo and Hitlery hold each other. Obama, to paraphrase Heinlein, is a size 13 ego stuffed … Continue reading

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The Bugger’s Dilemma: On Homosexual Recruitment

This post is one of those posts that, distasteful as it may be, one simply has to write, due to a nasty personal experience in my youth intersecting with the recent capitulation of the Boy Scouts to the Rainbow Fascists … Continue reading

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The Stopped Clock is Right Again

Every time I think the American Oligarchical Collective has surpassed itself in silliness, along comes something like this: http://www.mrctv.org/blog/feminist-writers-office-air-conditioning-sexist-part-overbearing-patriarchy#.epwnrk:O8sR I read it, and the goosies who started this teapot-typhoon got one thing right: “Dvorak suggested men should “step up and … Continue reading

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