Monthly Archives for January 2013

January 31, 2013

“Colorado GOP bill would nullify possible federal gun limits”

TweetThis is how every state should be acting.  Unfortunately, we have in Colorado a Mayor who has glommed onto Mayor Bloomberg’s line of thinking — and an “educated” urban elite that has migrated here like locusts from liberal states they’ve … Continue reading

31. January 2013 by Jeff G.
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January 31, 2013

Things I learned today

TweetOn the IRS building in New Carrollton, MD, etched into one of the pillars, is this quote from Civil Rights leader Barbara Jordan: The Bill of Rights was not ordained by Nature or God. It’s very human, very fragile. This … Continue reading

31. January 2013 by Jeff G.
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January 31, 2013

If Ezra Klein were any more stupid we’d have to elect him to public office

TweetI mean, honestly. It’s like they’re not even trying any more.  Klein, “Government is hurting the economy — by spending too little”. Now, ordinarily, this is the place where you’d find an extended quote from the linked piece , followed … Continue reading

31. January 2013 by Jeff G.
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January 31, 2013

Stalinesque

TweetThat’s the contemporary leftist intelligentsia summed up in a single word. Sure, they’ll protest, become sneeringly indignant and makes a show of histrionic outrage when you point out that their current attempts to label gun-rights activists “crazy” is quite clearly … Continue reading

31. January 2013 by Jeff G.
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January 31, 2013

“A Debate: The Future of Firearms Laws in the U.S. “

Tweet“On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at Cornell Law School, Alan Gura, a partner in Gura & Possessky P.L.L.C., and Michael Dorf, the Robert S. Stevens Professor of Law debated the 2nd Amendment and state gun control laws. Professor Dorf is … Continue reading

31. January 2013 by Jeff G.
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January 30, 2013

ZOMG!!11!1! Hot weather causes gun violence!! [Darleen Click]

TweetJust as everyone has been convinced, in Jeff’s earlier post, that the writer who believes Chicago must have a lesser crime because of tougher gun laws was engaging in parody, along comes Christie Hefner to knock that into doubt as … Continue reading

30. January 2013 by Darleen
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January 30, 2013

SHOCKER: public support for “assault weapons” ban tracks closely with public ignorance over what an “assault weapon” is

TweetJacob Sullum, Reason: Although arbitrary distinctions are a defining characteristic of “assault weapon” bans, recent polls indicate that most Americans support them. New survey data suggest one possible explanation: Most Americans don’t know what “assault weapons” are. Feinstein’s bill would … Continue reading

30. January 2013 by Jeff G.
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January 30, 2013

Poll: 41- 44 percent of people polled are morons

TweetAt least, that’s my takeaway. On the plus side, though, 52% of people get a moron pass.  Which, all things considered, is a minor improvement, given that in November, 51% of the electorate who bothered to vote came away, one … Continue reading

30. January 2013 by Jeff G.
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January 30, 2013

Manufactured consent: US Pravda is enabling a coup

TweetMeanwhile, David Brooks identifies a dislike of Big Government as the problem with Republicans and conservatives, while the “conservative” National Review summit brings in John Podheretz and MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough to discuss how best to fix conservatism so that it … Continue reading

30. January 2013 by Jeff G.
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January 30, 2013

If this isn’t parody…

TweetThen parody is dead.  Officially. Like, put pennies on its eyes, seal it in a box, and shovel dirt over the rigored thing-dead. From Weasel Zippers, this editorial from the Carteret County News-Times: TO THE EDITOR: Republicans and “so-called” conservatives … Continue reading

30. January 2013 by Jeff G.
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