Day: December 16, 2012

Notable Quote – William Burroughs

“After a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn’t do it.” – William S. Burroughs, author Isn’t that always the way – punish the innocent?   (H/T: Instapundit)

Why not the teachers?

Fox News Sunday: On the program earlier, Illinois Democrat senator Dick Durbin argued that arming school employees would be the wrong way to tackle the matter. “I honestly think that that argument just doesn’t hold water,” Durbin said, “When you think about it, are we talking about arming teachers, arming principals? Is that going to …

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Notable Quote – Don Boudreax

On commenting upon De Tocqueville’s The Old Regime and the French Revolution (emphasis mine) By the time their ancient love of freedom reawakened in the hearts of the French, they had already been inoculated with a set of ideas as regards the way the country should be governed that were not merely hard to reconcile …

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If the Political Class is terrified by a lobby group, we know their priorities are screwed up

On the Piers Morgan show was an exchange with the Congressional Progressive Caucus member, Nadler (D-NY): REP. JERROLD NADLER (D), NEW YORK: What are we most angry about? It’s that every poll shows that by massive majorities, Americans agree with what you just said. Yet we have a lobby, the leadership of the NRA, who …

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There’s a coupla reasons this gun grabber petition isn’t going anywhere….

Here is the White House petition that the “Security and Safety comes before Freedom” gun-grabbers have put up: The goal of this petition is to force the Obama Administration to produce legislation that limits access to guns. While a national dialogue is critical, laws are the only means in which we can reduce the number …

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Who IS responsible for someone else’s sexual habits?

Once again, we see an employer asking the Right question – and defending his answer in the face of the HHS mandate with a lawsuit.  and this is an employer “of means” (reformmated, emphasis mine): The founder of Domino’s Pizza is suing the federal government over mandatory contraception coverage in the health care law. Tom …

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Progressives truly believe that laws change EVERYONE’s behavior – and ignore everyone’s nature.

What a rather silly notion, Skip.  Why, if Progressives actually believed Law, we Conservatives would never have had a (sad) hoot of a time with Sec. of Treasuery Timothy “Turbo Tax” Geitner, Sec of Labor Hilda Solis, Cabinet wannabe Tom Dashle and the other assorted current denizens of the White House staff who have “under …

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Connecticut And It’s Tough Gun Control Laws

”The world is filled with violence. Because criminals carry guns, we decent law-abiding citizens should also have guns. Otherwise they will win and the decent people will lose.”—James Earl Jones The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence rated Connecticut as the fifth toughest state for its gun laws.  The Brady Bunch scores states numerically and …

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