Brakes On Magic-Thinking Gravy Train

The Midway in Saint Paul – at least, the part between Selby and Thomas – could use a break. After the “Green Line” strangled dozens of local businesses and ate up most of the parking that the street’s businesses depended on, the city looks ready to inflict a soccer […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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The Majority Minority

What happens when you, much like a colonial power of the 1800s, build an entire political strategy out of harnessing minorities against the majority? Specifically, when you do as the Democrat party – especially Hillary Clinton, in the 2016 campaign dead, making the crux of the campaign about identity […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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What’s The Matter With Paul Krugman?

I’m not a member of the “White Working Class”. I worked pretty hard to not be part of it, earlier in my life. For better or worse, I’m a service-economy guy. Paul Krugman new yhork times . Democrats have to figure out why the white working class just voted […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Three Centuries

This is the sort of statistical oddity that I obsess over. In the entire world – eight billion people – there is one person alive known to have been born in the 19th century. And she turns 117 today : Born November 29, 1899, [Emma Morano] is the world’s […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Democrats to Charge Gun Control Hill Again

Change In The Weather

This past three weeks has been fascinating; I’ve watched a whole lot of people I’d considered fairly rational, sensible people completely losing their grip on reality. I could talk – “joke”, sure, what the heck – about how people on the political left frequently seem groaningly ignorant about history, […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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A Gap

Joe Doakes from Como Park emails: Too bad. Vehicle sharing is a wonderful way to reduce greenhouse gasses and thereby save the planet. Luckily, driving business out of St. Paul will not reduce revenue which, of course, is the most important thing. Joe Doakes They’ll always find a way […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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The Gun-Grabbing Ghouls

The Gun-Grabbing Ghouls

Shannon Watts, the national head of Moms Want Action – the group of criminal-protection “activists” that serve as the shrill, hectoring front for Michael Bloomberg’s billions – had something to say about yesterday’s episode at Ohio State: It was, of course, a car and knife attack. Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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