Civil Disobedience

“Statistically, fighting back is safer than giving in.”
by Curt Rich

Today in 1861 – Edward Clark became Governor of Texas, replacing Sam Houston, who was evicted from the office for refusing to take an oath of loyalty to the Confederacy. Texas always has been a bit different.

Today in 1916 – The 7th and 10th US cavalry regiments under John J. Pershing cross the US-Mexico border to join the hunt for Pancho Villa. Mexico lost control of its people. We had a president that knew he had a duty to protect our borders. Today: Mexico lost control of its people. Now we have a president who has a clue, but we still have a Congress who’ll sell their daughters’ bodies for votes.

By now everyone is familiar with the abundant pictures on social media of empty shelves in local stores. Having some familiarity with the supply chain might help people to understand some of the challenges; and possibly help locate product.

United States – -( Often times, anti-Second Amendment extremists like to claim that laws need to be updated to reflect modern realities. They often make that argument when trying to justify bans on modern multi-purpose semiautomatic firearms, and Second Amendment supporters are right to point out that the Second Amendment doesn’t become irrelevant due to technological advances (and the Supreme Court said so in Caetano v. Massachusetts).

California – The issue of homelessness in California is a problem in need of addressing and worthy of creating ideal solutions to remedy. But should that solution to homelessness be resolved by what some might consider to be legislated theft?

People in the Netherlands gathered in long lines Sunday at coffeeshops to stock up on marijuana after the government gave one hour’s notice of an order to close the stores to prevent spread of the Wuhan coronavirus.