Category Archives: Unintended Consequences

Reminder: There is No Such Thing as a Stab Proof Vest.

Ask a knight… https://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/tragic-jordan-turned-knife-himself-14791313

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Pirates Deploy Mothership from Hell

Pirates Deploy Mothership from Hell | USNI Blog. And oh yes, if it is not mentioned, I will be the guy asking my good friend Dr. Martin N. Murphy what he thinks about the new 319,000 dwt supertanker carrying $190 … Continue reading

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Dear Federal Bureau of Investigation

It seems the F.B.I. feels that publishing their seal is forbidden.

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Casus Belli

So, Chavez’ and company threaten to nationalize the assets of an American company. Me thinks we need to park an Aegis Cruiser off said rigs, but I would not hold my breath with our current leadership. Would Hugo even make … Continue reading

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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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J. Crew Loses Our Business

J. Crew is now offering a Che Guevara replica jacket. No kidding. I won’t link to it here, but you can find it simply enough. Here is the mail I have just sent them: I was looking for some new … 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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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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The Dark Side of Dubai

The Independent has a fascinating article describing the unraveling of Dubai in the face of the global recession.

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Classic Video: Milton Friedman & Donahue

John Lott dug up a classic interview of Milton Friedman done by Phil Donahue. With all the anti-capitalist talk lately, Friedman’s words are worth remembering. He really handed Donahue his hat, didn’t he? Also read yesterday’s Wall Street Journal piece, … Continue reading

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Good Article on Healthcare Rationing in Canada

Socialized medicine will allow government bureaucrats to make medical decisions for you.  Pay attention to the guy who wanted a hip replacement.  The government decided he was too old (57) to enjoy the benefits of the procedure. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123413701032661445.html

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Israel, Give in to Hamas Demands

Here we have a video of a Hamas MP giving a speech: I think the time has come for Israel to give in, and let Hamas have what they really want. Think of it as assisted suicide.

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Great Article on Social Engineering/Welfare

Frontpage Magazine’s interview with Martin Durkin.

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The Democrats’ Recession

The public seems to believe that the current economic problems are primarily the Republicans doing, and that is what swung the election, according to exit polls. Read John Lott’s newest piece published at FoxNews.com. He writes about various Democrat-pushed policies … Continue reading

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State Run Health Care

This is what state run health care looks like: Her last hope was a $4,000-a-month drug that her doctor prescribed for her, but the insurance company refused to pay. What the Oregon Health Plan did agree to cover, however, were … Continue reading

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