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
The Syrian Refugee Crisis in Omerica By Burnie Thompson 11-18-15 “Apparently they are scared of widows and orphans coming into the United States of America.” – President Barack Obama, mocking Republicans who oppose admitting an influx of Syrian refugees One thing is certain in the fundamentally transformed United States of Omerica: President Obama prioritizes illegal aliens and Syrian refugees over … 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.