Planning For Failure
Bill Quick

A decade into a project to digitize U.S. immigration forms, just 1 is online – The Washington Post Heaving under mountains of paperwork, the government has spent more than $1 billion trying to replace its antiquated approach to managing immigration with … Continue reading

Representative Details
Bill Quick

Representative Government Is Fiction – Going to war is the most consequential step a government can take. If the people have nothing to say about war ex ante, the government can hardly be described as representative. Sure it can.  But … Continue reading

Trump’s Right About the Fed, Yellen, and Obama
Bill Quick

Trump accuses Fed of keeping rates low to help Obama | One America News Network NEW YORK (Reuters) – Republican White House contender Donald Trump accused the U.S. Federal Reserve on Tuesday of keeping interest rates low at the bidding … Continue reading

Surprise! The Debt Jack In The Box Just Popped!
Bill Quick

Debt ceiling lifted, and the same day, debt jumps $339B | Washington Examiner This time around, the national debt has been frozen at its ceiling of about $18.1 trillion since late January, longer than nine months. The Bipartisan Policy Center … Continue reading

Jail Birds of a Feather
Bill Quick

Obama’s ‘Ban the Box’ Order to Move Criminal History to End of Federal Hiring Process | PJ Tatler President Obama announced on a trip to Newark today that he’d be using his executive powers to make it easier for the … Continue reading

Government Produces a Lot of FUD and Grief, However
Bill Quick

Instapundit » Blog Archive » GOVERNMENT IS JUST ANOTHER WORD FOR THE THINGS WE CHOOSE TO DO TOGETHER: DEA agents tied to sex parties, prostitutes rewarded $95,000 in bonuses. Why are government employees getting bonuses in the first place?  In … Continue reading

Money for Nothing

Packing heat in Detroit: Motown residents answer police chief’s call to arms In a city plagued by chronic unemployment and crime and guarded by a dwindling police force, residents of Detroit are increasingly taking protection of themselves, their families and … Continue reading

Another Meaningless Christian Thrown to the Ravenous Lions
Bill Quick

OPM hack: Director Katherine Archuleta steps down – Support for Archuleta crumbled after her testimony. But she had never received a thorough vetting of her qualifications for the job. When she won Senate confirmation to lead the Office of … Continue reading

TSA: We Will Kill You If We Have To – For Your Own Good, Of Course
Bill Quick

The TSA’s 12 Signs You Might Be a Terrorist – This summer vacation, don’t get detained at the airport. Avoid these suspicious behaviors that TSA agents are actually trained to look for. I wish this wasn’t true, but it … Continue reading

Never Mind. Forget I Asked.
Bill Quick

Why the “biggest government hack ever” got past the feds | Ars Technica Why the “biggest government hack ever” got past the feds Inertia, a lack of internal expertise, and a decade of neglect at OPM led to breach. Shorter … Continue reading

Obama Governemnt: Pathetically Useless
Bill Quick

U.S. Gov’t to Americans Trapped in Yemen: Call India | Washington Free Beacon The State Department is telling U.S. citizens fleeing the fighting in Yemen to contact the government of India or an international NGO dedicated to migrant rights for help, according … Continue reading

The Iron Law of Oligarchy: The Fate of America
Bill Quick

Iron law of oligarchy – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The iron law of oligarchy is a political theory, first developed by the German sociologistRobert Michels in his 1911 book, Political Parties.[1] It claims that rule by an elite, or oligarchy, … Continue reading

Hey, Geektards, Guess What? Now That You’ve Been Permitted to Read It, the Net Neutrality Rule Is Anything But Neutral
Bill Quick

Net Neutrality Full 400-Page Ruling: FCC Adds Loopholes To ‘No Fast Lanes’ Rule Advocates for an open Internet are buzzing all over again after the Federal Communications Commission’s full order intended to preserve net neutrality was posted online Thursday. Now … Continue reading

As if you need another reason to stay away from Chicago

Constitution what Constitution? The disappeared: Chicago police detain Americans at abuse-laden ‘black site’ . You will notice that the New York Times and The Washington Post are all over this trampling of Americans rights. “The real danger in allowing practices … Continue reading

Bend Over: Here Comes the Government Again, Good and Hard
Bill Quick

FCC Republicans launch last-ditch effort to sink net neutrality plan | Ars Technica Pai already asked for a public release of the 332-page plan weeks ago, at which time Wheeler’s office said, “The Chairman will continue following the FCC’s longstanding … Continue reading