Daily Archives for December 18, 2012

December 18, 2012

“Gun Owners, Segregationists, and Jim Sleeper”

TweetYou a gun enthusiast? Because if so, that makes you just like a segregationist, according to Yale lecturer in political science Jim Sleeper. The irony being that it was Democrat segregationists in the south who introduced gun control in the … Continue reading

18. December 2012 by Jeff G.
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December 18, 2012

“President Obama to push assault weapons ban in second term”

TweetBeing re-elected gives him flexibility, you see.  And you can never let a crisis go to waste. The Hill: President Obama will “actively support” efforts by Democrats to reinstate a federal ban on assault weapons next year, the White House … Continue reading

18. December 2012 by Jeff G.
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December 18, 2012

“Boehner’s House Has Increased Debt $18,944 Per Household”

TweetPragmatism. Now get your asses in line, Hobbits.  The adults are compromising here.

18. December 2012 by Jeff G.
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December 18, 2012

“Rhode Island prof demands NRA chief’s ‘head on a stick'”

TweetOf course, it’s one thing to demand a person’s head be placed on a stick, and another to go out, subdue that person, and then lop his head off — particularly when you’re dealing with someone you know is probably … Continue reading

18. December 2012 by Jeff G.
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December 18, 2012

After debating with progressives for days now, I think I’ve got this gun control thing figured out

TweetEssentially, the progressive argument — which tends to veer toward the predictable (we need to ban “assault weapons,” whatever those are; the Framers never anticipated high-powered weaponry; nobody “needs” a 30 round magazine; the Second Amendment gives power to the … Continue reading

18. December 2012 by Jeff G.
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December 18, 2012

“The real cost of Obama’s $1.6 trillion tax hike”

TweetWe all know the GOP leadership is trying desperately to fold.  But that darn Obama just keeps taking their willingness to “compromise” as a sign of weakness, increasing his demand with every new Boehner offer. Who woulda thunk it?  Besides … Continue reading

18. December 2012 by Jeff G.
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December 18, 2012

“Gun Maker’s Stock Soars More Than 700% Since Obama’s Inauguration in 2009″

TweetThat’s a lot of betting on just the teabagging black helicopter crowd, as Josh Marshall called us in so many words the other day. And by “us,” I mean me.  But you get the idea. If money talks, a lot … Continue reading

18. December 2012 by Jeff G.
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December 18, 2012

“I’m not suggesting we completely abolish the media. But perhaps we should curtail it. Isn’t it time for some common sense media control?” [Darleen Click]

TweetMatt K. Lewis goes Swift. It’s time to have a national conversation… about the media. But first, let’s recount how they’ve blown the coverage of the tragic school shootings in Connecticut: The media originally reported the wrong name of the … Continue reading

18. December 2012 by Darleen
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