Gun Free Zone - Man Robs Restaurant with Machete in New York, not Texas

machete Many people have noticed that gun free zones are invitations to shooters. In some states we see that they are invitations to machete-wielders. I am not saying that we would never see a story about a machete-armed robber in a state that didn’t subvert the Second Amendment. We might. But it wouldn’t be likely and, when it did happen, it would be a humorous anecdote. So for example Dave Jolly’s post about an attempted robbery in Florida: “Robber Had Cattle Prod. Store Clerk Had Gun. Who Read more [...]
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Senate and Barack Obama Transform Federal Appeals Court

gavel on white background Back when Harry Reid invoked “the nuclear option” and made it easy to confirm judges to the Federal appeals court by a simple majority in the Senate, I hoped that this would backfire on him. It still might. But I am compelled to admit that right now, it looks like the Senate has made profitable use of their new powers. Thus, the New York Times: Democrats have reversed the partisan imbalance on the federal appeals court that long favored conservatives, a little-noticed shift with far-reaching Read more [...]
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Most Transparent Administration in History Gives Advocacy Group State Secrets Privilege

uani Back during the Bush Administration, the regime invoked the state secrets privilege to halt a lawsuit against the National Security Agency’s warrantless wiretapping program and stop one against the Central Intelligence Agency’s torture of terrorist suspects. Now Eric Holder’s Justice Department is using the state-secrets privilege to end a lawsuit against a public advocacy group, United Against Nuclear Iran, that is supposed to be privately funded. The New York Times reports, The lawsuit, Read more [...]
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US Banks Funnel Drug Money? What Else Is New?

dea money drug circle Did the banks funnel drug money to Columbian traffickers? The International Business Times reports: U.S.-based accounts at Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), Deutsche Bank AG (ETR:DBK) and Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) were used to channel tens of millions of dollars’ worth of global drug money that was sent to shady Colombian currency brokerages, an affidavit from an undercover Massachusetts detective obtained recently by 100Reporters says. The revelation comes as the U.S. Justice Department has been Read more [...]
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US Army: “Too Many Whites in Leadership Positions”

Uncle Sam It's getting harder and harder to support the US Army or any other branch of the military. That's not a very establishment-conservative thing to say, but then again, the military is becoming less and less conservative. From WashingtonTimes.com: U.S. Army sociologists are worried that a lack of black officers leading its combat troops will have detrimental effect on minorities and lead to fewer black officers in top leadership posts. What worries me is that this is considered worrisome. I Read more [...]
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Home Intruder? Today Show Teaches Helplessness

wasp spray A home intruder is a terrifying possibility. Does the image below show the best way to respond to it? I was aghast over the weekend to see, thanks to Infowars, that NBC’s The Today Show suggested using car keys and wasp spray to deal with invaders. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy To an extent, I can understand slanting a show towards disarmed people since, if you’re armed, you already know basically how you plan to deal with a hostile Read more [...]
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Barack Obama and Taqiyya: Is There an Islamic Explanation for the Lies?

10112012super-muslim-obama Speaking of "ISIL is not Islamic"... it kind of makes one wonder, when your President grew up and was schooled in a culture that believes lying can be honorable and righteous... is he practicing Taqiyya on us, all the time? Consider this entry from Islam Watch: “Understanding Taqiyya ― Islamic Principle of Lying for the Sake of Allah.” The word "Taqiyya" literally means: "Concealing, precaution, guarding.” It is employed in disguising one's beliefs, intentions, convictions, ideas, Read more [...]
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Abortion to Save the Life of the Mother Not Medically Necessary?

baby-in-womb It is almost a platitude that most laws against abortion will have exceptions “to save the life of the mother.” I wrote last week about how Wendy Davis defends abortion because she has to justify her own abortion(s?). This was odd because her real abortion was allegedly based on her baby’s severe defects. While I don’t think this justifies killing the child before birth any more than after birth, I don’t understand how Davis can use an abortion she justifies on certain reasons in order Read more [...]
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Pentagon Wanted Ground Troops for ISIS; President Refused

caesar obama President Obama has insisted that we are going to defeat the Islamic State without using ground troops. But is that a realistic plan or is it wishful thinking? In the National Review’s The Corner, Rich Lowry quotes the Washington Post: Although Obama promised a “steady, relentless effort” in a nationally televised address Wednesday night, he also said that “it will take time to eradicate a cancer like ISIL,” using a common acronym for the Islamic State. Such a mission was not Read more [...]
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The United States Is Run by Idiots

green day american idiot There are many signs this country is run by idiots. The obvious question here is why did the writer stop at eleven? From the Fellowship of the Mind blog: “11 ways to know when you are living in a country run by idiots.” The original title of the essay below is “Food For Thought,” its author is said to be Junius P. Long. America: A Country Run by Idiots 1. If you can get arrested for hunting or fishing without a license, but not for being in the country illegally, you live in a Read more [...]
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Record Revenues for the Federal Government as Debt Grows

Corporate_taxes The Federal government is collecting record revenues yet they still can't balance the budget. We have a massive spending problem, buttressed by a record number of Americans willing to live off money plundered from their productive neighbors (and I include "transfer payment" recipients as well as corporate pirates who guarantee income streams and government contracts through lots of campaign donations). CNS News reports: “$2.66T: Tax Revenues for FY14 Hit Record Through August; Gov’t Still Read more [...]
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Freedom of Religion in the Military – Use It or Lose It

admiral How do you defend freedom—the freedom of religion or any other freedom? By exercising it—even at the risk of punishment. The Founders risked everything—everything—to bring us the precious gift of civil liberties. Too many today won't risk their job, pension, or even a promotion to stand for what's right. This Rear Admiral demonstrates true courage in publicly standing against immoral directives handed down to our military leadership. From the Political Insider: “BOOM! In Two Read more [...]
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