Justin Katz

A crowd mocks a mismatched boy while not noticing people getting away with things

Politics This Week: What People Don’t Care About

By Justin Katz | June 11, 2024 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz put a spotlight on the aspects of controversies that nobody seems to notice.

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Patricia Morgan should debate Ray McKay.

By Justin Katz | June 5, 2024 |

I’m a little delayed in reacting to this, but it isn’t encouraging news: State Rep. Patricia Morgan, who is one of two Republicans running in Rhode Island’s U.S. Senate race this year, has declined to debate her opponent in the primary, 12 News has learned. … “We need our party united for when Ray drops…

A zombie politician speechifies

Politics This Week: Governed by Corruption

By Justin Katz | June 4, 2024 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz marvel at the built-in corruption at the state and federal levels.

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We should consolidate the ugliness of renewable energy.

By Justin Katz | June 4, 2024 |

Two things occurred to me when I saw this aerial video of a wind turbine blade graveyard in Texas:   First, this sort of thing already exists for 20-year-old turbines in an industry that is supposedly just getting started as a major industry.  What sort of acreage will we be talking as we approach the…

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Glenn Reynolds identifies our two possible paths.

By Justin Katz | May 30, 2024 |

I’m tempted to modify this message, just a bit, by suggesting that this is always the choice:

A glowing child emerges in the midst of a crowd of crazed monsters

Citizens need stronger self-defense rights against activist assault (for civilizational defense).

By Justin Katz | May 30, 2024 |

We’re getting strong reminders, lately, that a free society with mutual respect for rights is vulnerable to those who have no such respect and don’t much like freedom.  Among the most-stark examples I’ve seen is this incident, in which pro-Hamas Columbia activists encircle and bodily remove a student who objected to their destroying a campus…

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A lighter-note comment on the uses of AI.

By Justin Katz | May 30, 2024 |

We’re in heavy times, these days, what with our system of government collapsing around us, so sometimes we need a change of soundtrack or cinematic distraction.  Finding new entertainment, however, has become more-difficult, too.  Very little music feels fresh, and movies are terrible. On those rare occasions that I’ve thought to watch a new movie,…

An activist speaks through puppets

Think before (and after) you “mic check.”

By Justin Katz | May 29, 2024 |

The recent spate of campus demonstrations supporting the anti-Semitic terrorist group Hamas returned attention to something I’m not aware of having seen since the Occupy Wall Street days:  the activist “mic check.” Among Leftist organizers, this practice is offered as a humanistic means of amplifying a speaker’s voice without equipment.  The person who has the…

A coyote sets a trap with a fake tunnel and "Racist" sign

Politics This Week: How to Catch an RI Democrat

By Justin Katz | May 28, 2024 |

On WNRI 1380 AM/95.1 FM, John DePetro and Justin Katz discuss: Pawtucket employee gets the red R Providence students on a union string Amo’s vote for illegal alien voting CRMC and prosecutorial government Bad times, disapproving, but still voting Biden Diossa enjoys the perks of office Big money to promote racial division in state government…

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This was a great moment in Jerry Seinfeld’s Duke commencement speech.

By Justin Katz | May 28, 2024 |

I do think he should have followed the line about his family correcting his joke with “thanks grandma,” but who am I to kvetch?