Daily Archives for January 30, 2013

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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January 30, 2013

Has this ever happened to you?

TweetYesterday, while I slaved away over a post for you, my dear readers — and while my wife was in our bedroom on a conference call — my nine-month-old son was behind me on the floor, enjoying the company of … Continue reading

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

“Government Gave 4,317 Aliens 2 Social Security Numbers a Piece”

TweetBut don’t worry. When it comes to administrating your health care, the federal government will be much much much more solicitous. CNS News: A report from the Social Security Administration Inspector General (IG) found 4,317 instances where a non-citizen was … Continue reading

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

The incredible shrinking recovery

TweetGDP down in 4th quarter. Time is running out. Now, far be it for me to presume head coaching responsibilities. Still, that having been said, maybe we should consider abandoning the running game at this point. Is all I’m saying.

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

Lost in D.C. [Darleen Click]

Tweet Related: Harry Reid dismisses even the little bit of coverage of Democrat Senator Bob Menendez’s dalliances with underage prostitutes while the FBI conducts a raid. Not only is this not being covered by any of the major mainstream media … Continue reading

30. January 2013 by Darleen
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