Monthly Archives: March 2010

What Could Go Wrong?

I am no fan of this sort of device. How long before someone is accidentally shot with the “wrong” load?

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Someone’s Confused

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O’Reilly and Cong Weiner play who’s on first with health care

UPDATE: Turns out Congressman Wiener is correct, there is no provision for enforcement of the individual mandate, or the proposed fines for non-compliance with it. Which begs the question: why would anyone comply?

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As a nation of freemen…revisited

Marcus asked about the quote from Lincoln below. It is an excerpt from Abraham Lincoln’s Address to the Young Men’s Lyceum, given in Springfield, Ill. in January of 1838.  Mr. Lincoln describes his subject: As a subject for the remarks … Continue reading

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“As a nation of freemen…”

All the armies of Europe, Asia, and Africa . . . , with a Bonaparte for a commander, could not by force take a drink from the Ohio or make a track on the Blue Ridge in a trial of … Continue reading

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So this is what change looks like…

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On Mandates

How far afield do you have to go to conceive of “a right” that you have to force the citizen to acknowledge? I do not recall the legislature having to mandate that all citizens purchase and bear arms, or mandate … Continue reading

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Vigilance

Expect more from this pack of dogs, they smell blood. It will be up to the citizen to determine whose blood.

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That’ll Buff Right Out…

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True Colors

Great piece by Michael Gerson in The Washington Post. Take this paragraph: The most visible Democratic domestic priority of the past 40 years must be smuggled into law, lest too many Americans notice. Politicians claiming the idealism of saints have … Continue reading

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Beyond Sleazy

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A Little Schoolhouse Rock for Congress

The below video is for those Democrats who don’t understand that under our constitution, to make a law, that same bill must first be passed by both the House and Senate.

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Combat Vets For Congress

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I Think I Saw This One

This is really clever:

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Sun Dogs and Sonic Booms

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