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Bump stock stuff

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

The CSM: With lack of incentives, few Americans are giving up their bump stocks Why would they? Of course, if the proposed federal ban on them, in which the bureaucracy is making up law from nothing, goes through, a lot more people will be ex post facto criminals. IIRC, after ATF arbitrarily decided to ban […]

A fine way to turn money into noise

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Why gun experts dont support banning or buying bump stocks That’s from the Christian Science Monitor. They used to be one of the more anti-gun papers out there. Now, they seem pro gun. Why the change?

Police shootings up?

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Mentioned this yesterday. But are police murders really on the rise?

Banning tools

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Results in death: A young black Baltimore man named Freddie Gray ended up dead after being arrested for carrying a small, spring-assisted pocket knife. The Justice Department has opened a civil rights investigation into his death.

Pew pew pew poll

Sunday, December 14th, 2014

The biggest shift toward the pro gun side came from blacks: The shift was even more substantial among African-Americans, going from 29 percent in early 2013 to 54 percent now (though with a margin of error of almost 10 percent due to a small sample size).

Good time to lobby or campaign for it

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

The CSM: Oklahoma City beheading: Will jihad-style attack boost ‘bring gun to work’ laws? (+video) The Vaughan Foods officer who used his gun to stop a beheading attack by a fired employee is protected by a controversial law affirming the right to bring firearms to work. Twenty-two states have followed Oklahoma’s lead.

“responsible gun ownership”

Sunday, July 20th, 2014

Be careful when you leave America: At 9:15 a.m., Ryan Shucard, press secretary to Rep. Tom Marino (R) of Pennsylvania, was arrested by Capitol Police after they say they discovered a Smith & Wesson 9mm handgun during the routine search required for entry into congressional buildings. The police told Representative Marino’s office that the incident […]

Mom v. Mom

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Are moms the new culture war? Don’t get me wrong, moms are great. But do they really command political attention? Uhm, no.

Quote of the day

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

Mental midget Kristen Rand, legislative director at the Violence Policy Center: Just because you’re a law-abiding citizen today doesn’t mean you’re going to be one tomorrow You’re right! Tomorrow, you might be on the street corner giving knob jobs for a few bucks. So, we should preemptively ban use of your mouth since you might […]

Rand Paul for president?

Monday, December 9th, 2013

He’s seriously thinking about running. Well, we all figured. His wife hopes he doesn’t.

This just in

Monday, June 24th, 2013

A woman who grew up in Georgia in the 1950s may have said the word “nigger” as recently as 30 years ago. Every body freak out and cue the race baiters. So, show of hands, who has never said the word “nigger”? All you with your hands up are probably lying. Those who admit it […]

Backfiring

Monday, June 17th, 2013

So, those states that hurriedly passed anti-gun laws right after Newtown instead of having a nice big cup of cool your shit juice are maybe losing gun companies to Texas. Shocker.

But but but . . . 90%

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

To Obama’s dismay, America not outraged by gun control fail, poll suggests

Doing the job American journalists won’t do

Sunday, September 30th, 2012

Univision is going to run a piece on fast and furious. They’ve uncovered more fast and furious deaths too. More from David.

ZOMG GUNS!! The press reactions

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Do lax gun laws make us unsafe? No. Colorado has some of the toughest in the country post-Columbine. And a mass shooting still occurred. OMG more guns in America Why would anyone take the NYT seriously on guns? Gun sales up after mass shooting for fear of gun control. At least that one is true.

We’re winning

Monday, March 12th, 2012

A look inside the carry culture that is mostly positive and highlights our victories. And it features the town of someone you may know.

News of note

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Ron Paul leads in Iowa. I guess it’s his turn to be not-Romney. Kim Jong Il is dead. Natural causes. I was hoping for lined up against the wall and shot in the neck. But, hey, it’s something. And his son might be even more batty.

Second amendment quiz

Monday, November 7th, 2011

How much do you know? Via DaddyBear

Arming teachers

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

to prevent school shooters in Nebraska.

Strapped

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

European nations seizing private pensions.

Change

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

Illinois loses a seat. NY loses two. Looks like the census will benefit the GOP. MA and NJ lose seats too. Tennessee population grows 11.5%, but no new seats.

Uhm, if you have to ask

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Is Obama’s choice for ATF chief an ‘antigun zealot’?

More like this please

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

A recurring theme for the GOP is to drop all the gay cootie hating. So says the tea party: Tea party groups push GOP to quit culture wars, focus on deficit And at Politico, advice to avoid social issues headed up by gay conservatives.

My Shocked Face

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

The five bottlenecks to cleaning up the oil spill: 4/5 involve government stupidity.

Why, just last week

Monday, March 8th, 2010

CSM: Political extremism: Not so easy to categorize But three days ago: John Patrick Bedell: Did right-wing extremism lead to shooting? The latter was also wrong. It’s pointless to classify this stuff. The crazy happens to lefties, righties, and those who are politically indifferent. The recent outbreak of violence from the left is not indicative […]

ZOMG!!!11 his sense of fashion is deplorable

Monday, November 9th, 2009

Yammering because kids are wearing camouflage. Scary terms like dressed to kill. My kids don’t wear it because, well, we’re not a fan. But if they did, it’s not because they’re killers.

Good Question

Monday, August 24th, 2009

Patrik Jonsson: Did rifle-toting Obama protester help or hurt gun rights?

Round up of civil rights victories

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

Cities’ gun restrictions begin to topple: Since last June, when the US Supreme Court struck down key parts of the District of Columbia’s gun-control ordinance, cities have seen the 20,000 local gun regulations enacted over the years begin to slip from their grip, one by one. Good. Via SIH, who notes past interactions with the […]

Democrats and Guns

Friday, May 29th, 2009

The CSM’s Patrik Jonsson looks at why Democrats are running away from gun control. To stay in power, of course. After all, gun control has not historically been a political winner.

Gun blogging in the Christian Science Monitor

Monday, May 18th, 2009

The Christian Science Monitor is istorically anti-gun and not bashful lying about gun issues. There was that time they told us, for instance, that Obama’s views on guns lined up with yours and that time they lied about Florida’s gun laws and that time they advocated the gun industry create it’s own licensing and registration […]