Big Beef is to Blame

TLDR: meat processing industry in the US is an oligopsony. That plus many other factors = high prices, high profits for big corps, and an income loss for actual growers. Republicans and those on the right need to work with willing democrats to bust trusts. I have a bullet point list of some beef industry … Continue reading Big Beef is to Blame

Quick note: another fraud pastor exposed

JD Hall, a Calvinist pastor and speaker who spent years attacking every other ministry for every infraction is now trying to cover up his own transgressions. Hall, who ran pulpit & pen (now protestia), and used dozens of internet aliases over the years resigned from ministry earlier this summer, claiming he had a vitamin deficiency … Continue reading Quick note: another fraud pastor exposed

Summary of the Supreme Court’s “gun decision”

NY Rifle & Pistol Assoc. Inc. v. NY, 20-843 Holding: The Second Amendment guarantees to “all Americans” the right to bear commonly used arms in public subject to certain reasonable, well-defined restrictions.” *62 (citing Heller). The requirement that an applicant demonstrate a special need for self-defense violates the 14th Am. *2. Law abiding citizens with … Continue reading Summary of the Supreme Court’s “gun decision”

Quick Note: 2A win. NY s. Pistol & Rifle assn v Bruen

6-3 decision, Thomas authored majority opinion. While there are some nuances that will leave distinguishing factors for future cases (sigh), the opinion has strongly worded quotes. (Sorry no link right now). Ultimate Q in this case is over state“ proper cause” requirement for concealed handgun permit. Holding: violates 14A by preventing citizens with self defense … Continue reading Quick Note: 2A win. NY s. Pistol & Rifle assn v Bruen

Mayra Flores isn’t a trend. Texas isn’t swinging.

Republicans are obsessing over Mayra Flores being elected as a congressman for Texas’ 34th house district. Here’s the problem: she won a special election after the incumbent resigned. Only 26,000 people voted in that special election. There are 700,000+ people in her district. In the last general election, 89,000+ voted democrat while only 52,000 voted … Continue reading Mayra Flores isn’t a trend. Texas isn’t swinging.