Daily Archives for April 15, 2013

April 15, 2013

“Large police presence in Revere connected to Boston bombing”

TweetFOX Boston: A law enforcement source tells Fox 25 that a large police presence at a home in Revere is related to the Boston Marathon bombings. The source said that a suspicious driver was pulled over by Revere police after … Continue reading

15. April 2013 by Jeff G.
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April 15, 2013

Breaking: pair of explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon [updated]

TweetCBS: Several people have been hurt in two explosions near the Boston Marathon finish line, CBS Boston reports. There were two booms heard from near the finish line inside the Fairmount Copley Plaza Hotel. WBZ-TV says the medical tent near … Continue reading

15. April 2013 by Jeff G.
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April 15, 2013

On intent and perspective

TweetThe Founding Fathers, extremists: “Who are the militia? Are they not ourselves? Is it feared, then, that we shall turn our arms each man gainst his own bosom. Congress have no power to disarm the militia. Their swords, and every … Continue reading

15. April 2013 by Jeff G.
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April 15, 2013

“The Pro-Gun’ Provisions of Manchin-Toomey are Actually a Bonanza of Gun Control”

TweetI know. Shocking!  Dave Kopel, writing at Volokh: The Toomey-Manchin Amendment which may be offered as soon as Tuesday to Senator Reid’s gun control bill are billed as a “compromise” which contain a variety of provisions for gun control, and … Continue reading

15. April 2013 by Jeff G.
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April 15, 2013

“Machin-Toomey Background Check ‘Compromise’ Regulates Transportation of Firearms, Ammunition”

TweetOf course it does. It’s filled to the brim with poison pills and vague language that the progressives have already devised as strategy to exploit. Which they were able to do because they wrote the majority of the thing and … Continue reading

15. April 2013 by Jeff G.
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April 15, 2013

“High court rejects challenge to NY gun law”

TweetBecause while compelling people to buy uniform, government-written health care policies is of course something the founders and framers intended, states using the force of government to make it nearly impossible for people to keep and bear arms to protect … Continue reading

15. April 2013 by Jeff G.
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April 15, 2013

“Libertarian” Bill Maher: The Second Amendment is “bullshit”

Tweet Look, I don’t know what this tool is carping about.  I mean, it’s not like seventeen-year-old hookers are permitted to carry concealed weapons — and Ann Coulter’s already demonstrated that she has no intention of plugging him.  At least, … Continue reading

15. April 2013 by Jeff G.
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April 15, 2013

Thiessen: “Obama can’t blame Bush for deficits any longer”

TweetSilly Mr Thiesssen:  of course he can.  Now, you may argue that such a position is implausible, and that it is based on assertions that are both logically and factually incorrect.  But that just means that your logic and your … Continue reading

15. April 2013 by Jeff G.
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April 15, 2013

“Why Zandi to FHFA could mean Obama mortgage principal reductions, mass refi plan”

TweetShit. And right after I refinanced, too. Jim Pethokoukis: If Mark Zandi becomes the new regulator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, it could potentially be one of the most significant economic events of President Obama’s second term. Unlike Ed DeMarco, the acting … Continue reading

15. April 2013 by Jeff G.
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