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"The Last Resort of the Thinking and The Good."

A comment by Joshua Bennett on my previous post regarding militia reminded me of a passage from Richard Henry Dana, Jr.’s book Two Years Before the Mast… 1,108 more words

Updates to the site

I have been updating some of the pages to the site, preparing for a brand new launch! I’m excited to share it with you, so to get a flavour of things to come, please visit the newly updated ‘About’, ‘What is Vigilantism?’, ‘What is American Vigilantism’, and the ‘History’ homepage! 102 more words

Cometh The Midnight Hour, Cometh The Neighbour

The Neighbour, he of the crisp white hat with the curly brim, has been very quiet for a while following his excursion into the world of casino gambling… 1,020 more words

Costa Rica

Where will people turn when the system fails them?  

Despite what some might think from previous missives I have always been a fan of the criminal justice system. It is one of the fairest systems in the world. 376 more words

On law, or how we view it

I’ve been reading Peter Hessler’s Oracle Bonesa nonfiction work that’s part-memoir, part-journalism, part-travel writing about Hessler’s years in China. One of the more intriguing sections I’ve recently finished dealt with the government’s crackdown on Falun Gong, a health system-cum-religion that gained millions of believers in the 1990s. 1,207 more words


Dirty Weekend

Dir: Michael Winner, 1993


This review is of the uncut version

Misandric sleaze fest or good old fun?

Bella (Lia Williams) has just moved to Brighton after finding out her fiancee is cheating on her. 1,028 more words

Sutcliffe: Vigilantism isn't the answer to distracted drivers

When I saw the video of a driver looking at her cellphone at a stoplight on Woodroffe Avenue, it felt aggravatingly familiar. I witness examples of distracted driving almost every day and I’ve been tempted to do exactly as the motorcyclist who recorded the incident did: tap on the window and call out the driver for putting other people at risk. 636 more words