Saturday, March 30, 2013

Feds Gobble Up Ammo: Marines and Police Scrimp And Save

by Mike March 30, 2013

First there were the stories about DHS buying 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition, for practice – perfectly innocent, they said. Steve explained that, even if the purchases were for practice, at normal rates of consumption, that would be sufficient for decades of practice, and besides, hollow point rounds are illegal in war, and an expensive […]

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I thought I had seen this before….certainly, no astroturf here!

by Skip March 30, 2013

(Image H/T: Big Government) Go to that URL and what shows up is that URL but rebranded as “Organizing for America”.  Part of the text there says: “There’s another simple thing you can do right now to show the overwhelming support for universal background checks. Take the sign and put it somewhere folks will see […]

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A redefinition of “Choice”

by Skip March 30, 2013

Yes, I am (H/T: Liberal Logic 101)

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Notable Quote – Ludwig Von Mises

by Skip March 30, 2013

“Private property creates for the individual a sphere in which he is free of the state.  It sets limits to the operation of the authoritarian will.  It allows other forces to arise side by side with and in opposition to political power.  It thus becomes the basis of all those activities that are free from […]

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Riffs off Laura Ingraham’s opening monologue – social issues and the Republican Party.

by Skip March 30, 2013

I like Laura Ingraham, a Conservative talk show hostess, and I do listen into The Factor when she guest hosts.  I had DVR’d the program for a different segment, but this morning upon playing it back, her opening monologue caught my attention even more: The question of what sort of culture our children are going […]

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Shurtleff Defends Stand Your Ground Repeal In The Union Leader

by Rick Olson March 30, 2013

“There is hardly any mental misery worse than that of having our own serious phrases, our own rooted beliefs, caricatured by a charlatan or a hireling.”  —George Eliot Last Monday, Steve Shurtleff wrote an op-ed in advocacy for his bill to repeal stand your ground. He tells several lies, makes completely inaccurate statements and could […]

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