I’ve an acquaintance (call her Sally) who’s adamantly against allowing citizens to carry handguns of any type. She can endure “hunting” firearms (though she doesn’t really support hunting), but thinks self-defense weapons are both unnecessary and dangerous. Citing the (peer reviewed) research of John Lott does not sway her view in the least and any …Continue reading "Is That a Gun in Your Pocket?"
My first response to the Kap stunt was to believe it was yet another act of virtue signaling: the liberal equivalence of sanctimonious Bible pounding. He’s a near wash out whose day in the Sun is fast setting. But his following statements–however inartful–seem to carry a certain sincerity and he’s been repeatedly steadfast in saying …Continue reading "Kap Silliness"
Note that I used a PBS story on this to avoid the “radical right-wing” claim.Continue reading "Still a Great Example of the Laffer Curve"
The recent case of a 5 years old girl being raped and urinated on by muslim youths has taken an interesting turn. Seems Federal prosecutor Wendy Olson has shoved her nasty little nose into a local issue by siding with the mistreated rapists. She had stated a clear intent to charge anyone who dares to …Continue reading "The Enemy Within"
From Chicago Sun-Times …Chicago will collect more than $1.9 billion more in property taxes over the next four years — $1.768 billion for pensions and $180 million for school construction You read that right–the school construction budget is 10% of the money for pensions. And there’s even more to come.Continue reading "It’s For The Children"
I run a small gun shop, and know the ATF rules and regulations quite well, as I should if I wish to continue in business and stay out of prison. One of those is any sale that we make includes an FFL background check for modern firearms. Any sale ( to quote Obama) “period.” The …Continue reading "Felony For Thee, Not So Much For Me"
Some years ago I was a member of the local Chamber of Commerce. Like all COCs, it was as much a social organization as a business one; something I accepted, though I’m not really all that social. This was back in the wild days of the Internet boom, with web design companies springing up like …Continue reading "The Value of Advice From Do-Gooders"
I’m tired of being called a racist because I don’t think the federal government is the best tool to solve all human ills. I’m tired of being called a woman hater because I don’t think an Iowa farmer should pay for Sandra Fluke’s birth control. I’m tired of being called anti-science because I’ve doubts about …Continue reading "A Tired Conservative"