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M1911 Centennial Today

The venerable M1911 is 100 years old today! Or to be precise, it was formally adopted by the Army on March 29, 1911, thus gaining its designation, M1911. A century later, with some modifications, the same basic design is still … Continue reading

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Political Attack Ads

I’ll be glad when the election is over, if for no other reason than the Governor ads will be off the radio. Nobody really likes attack ads* but they’re nothing new. Watch this funny but informative video: H/T: Bitter at … Continue reading

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Funny Ad on Barbara Boxer

Here’s a great attack ad on Barbara Boxer: Call Me Senator from RightChange on Vimeo. H/T: SnowflakesInHell.com.

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Easy Fix for the Budget Deficit

I’ve been looking at how the CBO scored the Obamacare bill, particularly how the government will take in 32 billion dollars in two years from an excise tax on high-premium health insurance plans (p.19), and I’ve discovered an easy fix … Continue reading

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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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Texas Flashlight

This thing is pretty cool. Watch this video:

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Did You Know Keynes & Hayek Were Rappers?

Well they weren’t really, but if they were here’s what they might have sung: Catchy tune, huh?

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Obama’s Job Program a Success!

Watch the video… H/T: Instapundit

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No, It’s *Not* Simple Physics

A common theme amongst the climate alarmists is that nevermind the climategate scandal, we know carbon dioxide causes global warming: “it’s simple physics.” Read another great WattsUpWithThat post explaining that fallacy.

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Yes, The Data *is* Bad

People keep saying “Yes, the Climategate scientists behaved badly. But that doesn’t mean the data is bad.” That’s the first line from this very detailed post at the excellent WattsUpWithThat blog. There are a lot of different problems with the … Continue reading

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Gangster Government

Watch Rep. Michele Bachmann (MN) give her colleagues a piece of her mind in this C-SPAN clip: I’ve yet to hear a good explanation of how summarily closing profitable car dealerships will help GM or Chrysler. Yes, Toyota has fewer … Continue reading

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Death of a Civilization

Read this sad but instructive history of the death of the Xhosa civilization by the University of Oklahoma professor David Deming, reprinted with permission: Over the past several years we have learned that small groups of people can engage in … Continue reading

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Obama’s Stimulus Visualized

H/T: Snowflakes in Hell for the video. When are folks going to realize that Keynesian economics doesn’t work.

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Certified Carbon Free Sugar!!

It’s been a long time since I took a chemistry class, but even I know it’s pretty hard to have sugar without carbon. But take a look at this ad for Domino’s Certified Carbon Free Sugar! What I didn’t remember … Continue reading

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What to do with Terrorists at Guantánamo Bay?

Obama has promised to close Guantánamo Bay by early next year, but the question remains–what do we do with the terrorists / enemy combatants currently held there? Speaker Pelosi doesn’t want them at Alcatraz. Senator Roberts doesn’t want them at … Continue reading

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