SRWC mtg on Thu Sept 21

TOPIC: Crime in the Big City and Around the State

AT: Wisconsin Club | 6200 West Good Hope Road, 53223 (414-353-8800)

TIME: 11:30 A.M. Social/Sign-In | 12:00 P.M. Lunch and Program Begins

Speaker: Steve Spingola, Retired MPD Detective and Gateway Professor

Steven Spingola is an investigator with a national reputation for excellence. A 2001 graduate of the FBI National Academy, Steve is a death investigation’s expert and a police-related shooting reconstruction specialist. He also has formal training in criminal investigative analysis (profiling).

Details at http://www.srwcmilwaukee.com/

Why The Gun Is Civilization

Human beings only have two ways to deal with one another: reason and force. If you want me to do something for you, you have a choice of either convincing me via argument, or force me to do your bidding under threat of force. Every human interaction falls into one of those two categories, without exception. Reason or force, that’s it.

In a truly moral and civilized society, people exclusively interact through persuasion. Force has no place as a valid method of social interaction, and the only thing that removes force from the menu is the personal firearm, as paradoxical as it may sound to some.

When I carry a gun, you cannot deal with me by force. . . .

Read more by Marko Kloos at munchkinwrangler.wordpress.com

Horrific Murder Case Puts Milwaukee’s Progressive Failures in Spotlight

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has been a bastion of the Left for over a century now; the last Republican mayor left office in 1908, and a string of Democratic and socialist mayors has ensued. Various sources have rated the city as one of the ten poorest in the nation, and also as one of the most segregated.

Both of these failures can only be viewed as products of the party in power. After 100 years, the Left surely owns this one.

The latest is Tom Barrett, a former U.S. congressman who ran for mayor when his district was eliminated through redistricting, and who has twice run — and thankfully lost — bids to become governor. Barrett’s administration has been characterized by a program of rapid gentrification of the downtown area — typified by his “trolley to nowhere,” an oblong closed loop in the downtown area being built with a federal grant from the Obama administration, in a city which wisely did away with street cars over half a century ago — at the expense of the surrounding neighborhoods which are descending into chaos as a result.

Read more by Avner Zarmi at PJmedia.com