Archive for the 'Politics' Category

Just for the record . . .

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

A quick Internet search shows The New York Times, CNN — most of the usual suspects — trumpeting that Democrat and former federal drug prosecutor Conor Lamb (campaigning as a gun-loving conservative) won an “upset victory” (by 627 votes, out of more than 200,000 votes cast) over state legislator Rick Saccone in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional […]

There’s plenty we could do about mass shootings

Monday, March 12th, 2018

There was a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Feb. 14. (Former?) student Nikolas de Jesus Cruz (who was reportedly a subject of bullying there) used a .223-caliber, one-shot-per-trigger-pull rifle (not an “automatic weapon” as claimed by Democratic Florida Sen. Bill Nelson.) Young de Jesus Cruz left 17 dead, dozens more injured.

These aren’t ‘interviews.’ These guys are just there to shout you down

Monday, March 5th, 2018

I’ve been interviewed plenty of times — mostly on the radio. I’ve even conducted an interview, here and there.

‘It’s a weapon designed to inflict maximum damage’

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

I believe I hear the fellow from CNN (who appears to close his eyes while firing) saying of the AR-15 “It’s a weapon designed to inflict maximum damage,” here:

Too busy wiretapping candidates, rigging elections, Covering Their Asses

Friday, February 16th, 2018

So police were called out to visit with Florida “Valentine’s Day” shooter-to-be Nikolas de Jesus Cruz THIRTY-NINE TIMES over the past seven years, for “mentally ill, domestic violence, assault, threats, Peeping Tom, shooting animals . . .” yet (as Loyal Correspondent Bear points out) neither cops nor school officials ever made use of the Florida […]

‘He just sent his friend Putin a bouquet’

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

I hope it doesn’t make me sound like one of those “conspiracy types.” But does it strike anyone else, as we’ve channel-hopped recently for details of the burgeoning congressional investigation into the salacious “Christopher Steele Golden Shower dossier” funded by Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee, beefed up with fictional contributions from Clinton friends […]

‘Putting the bureau’s reputation at risk’

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

The New York Times reports today (Jan. 31) that FBI officials “say privately” that President Trump, in approving the release of California congressman Devin Nunes’ “Illegal FISA Spying” memo, is “prioritizing politics over national security” and “putting the bureau’s reputation at risk.”

Bump stocks and the Bill of Rights

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

The Senate Judiciary committee heard testimony Dec. 8 on a proposal to try to outlaw “bump stocks” — devices that allow light, modern, semi-automatic rifles to fire at rates similar to machine pistols.

But only when their lips move

Friday, January 5th, 2018

Time for another brief lesson in “translating what those Washington people say, back into regular English”

The Winds of Change

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Anger can cloud the mind. Generally better to seek calm. But anger can also tell us when we’ve let things go long enough. Isn’t anyone else angry? Really?



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