Daily Archives for January 3, 2013

January 3, 2013

“Gun Stats Liberals Don’t Want You To See”

TweetCourtesy of Jawa, and including interactive maps and spreadsheets. Which, true, aren’t as persuasive as a Joy Behar rant or pictures of children’s caskets. But they do have the benefit of being factual. (h/t palaeomerus). Also of note — and … Continue reading

03. January 2013 by Jeff G.
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January 3, 2013

House gavels. Speaker election. Boehner re-elected w/ Bachmann casting the 218th vote

TweetLive, here. update:  Boehner wins re-election as Speaker.  With Michele Bachmann’s voting for him, much to my dismay and sadness. Unless this vote was a face-saving deal — and Boehner declines or resigns — today, the Republican Party officially died.   … Continue reading

03. January 2013 by Jeff G.
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January 3, 2013

Enemies and allies: an inversionary tale

TweetGlenn Beck tried to buy Al Gore’s floundering CurrentTV and was rebuffed. Instead, Gore sold it to Al Jazeera: The Blaze, approached Current Media about a sale last year, but was told in the words of one source that “the … Continue reading

03. January 2013 by Jeff G.
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January 3, 2013

“Why the 2nd Amendment”

TweetWalter E. Williams breaks with Louis Michael Seidman, who believes we need to scrap the Constitution (or rather, those parts of the Constitution that don’t comport with the sensibilities of Louis Michael Seidman, in this, the United States of Louis … Continue reading

03. January 2013 by Jeff G.
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January 3, 2013

How you know that guns protect people, 2

Tweet“Armed Guards for Returning Sandy Hook Students”: When children from Sandy Hook Elementary school return to class in neighboring Monroe, Conn. today, they’ll be entering “the safest school in America,” according to the Associated Press. “Law enforcement officers have been … Continue reading

03. January 2013 by Jeff G.
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January 3, 2013

How you know that guns protect people, 1

TweetThat NY newspaper that published the names and addresses of CCW holders — and in return had the names and addresses of its editors and writers released by annoyed pro-gun bloggers?  Is now being protected by armed guards: The guards … Continue reading

03. January 2013 by Jeff G.
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