Daily Archives for January 13, 2013

January 13, 2013

The Assault Spatula

Tweet “Politics and the English language.” Orwell was trying to teach us how to identify and avoid the rhetorical trappings of would-be tyrants. The New Left? Considers it an instruction manual. (h/t Guido)

13. January 2013 by Jeff G.
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January 13, 2013

Outlaw Gunsmithing [guest post by a former sniper and current pw reader]

TweetDid you know that you can walk into a shop, plunk down $200, and walk out 20 minutes later with an AR15 lower receiver (or actually a completely finished rifle, if you have the scratch) that has no serial number, … Continue reading

13. January 2013 by Jeff G.
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January 13, 2013

“A conspiracy so immense”: ideological commitment and the timidity of pragmatic politics

Tweet“What will it take for the mainstream media to cover the progressive movement?” Washington Free Beacon: Let’s pretend that in the spring of 2012 Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform, John Engler of the Business Roundtable, Tim Phillips of … Continue reading

13. January 2013 by Jeff G.
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January 13, 2013

“You know what would be awesome? If the United States had a real nanny state.” [Darleen Click]

TweetSo starts a risible (and mercifully short) exercise in irrational “compassion” by Joel Mathis. Joel trots out the usual favorite go-to Left-lib statistics on how Americans are just so much “sicker” and “die younger than they should” and clutches his … Continue reading

13. January 2013 by Darleen
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