The State of the Static Union (and Universalist Claptrap)

This week to an ever-diminishing audience President Obama outlined a pedestrian plan for the remainder of this year, amidst the usual hornswoggle of invited guests in the gallery and dubious daytime TV style anecdotal stories of their lives. More popular than ever is the wish that we could return to State of the Union messages being delivered on paper to Congress. In the meantime my friend Ignatz, the genius Sultan Knish (Daniel Greenfield) and even Vladimir Putin offered up some sage observations which underscore the rot at the heart of the administration and his party and the likely consequences of their policies. My online friend "Ignatz" recalled a decades old piece in the American Spectator where the author had posited the notion that corruption was an offshoot of statism and was a greater threat to the western world than some ideology. As state power grows and it blankets us with impossible and unworkable regulations the people ignore the law more and more or find work arounds...(Read Full Article)