Monthly Archives: October 2010

Beck’s Book, “Broke”

I just started reading Glen Beck’s new book, “Broke”. The first paragraph: If history teaches us one thing, it is this: Empires tend to crumble from the inside. If history teaches us two things, it is that very few people … Continue reading

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Real Numbers and Irrational Numbers

Nope, it’s not a math class. I’m taking a swing this morning at trying to figure out the true picture of Obama vs Republicans, financially. I am sticking to what has transpired so far, without taking into account already committed … Continue reading

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Joy Behar’s Opinion of Sharon Angle

Joy Behar said of Sharron Angle, “This bitch is going to hell.” Somehow, I don’t think Joy Behar is in a position to judge, on either issue. -Popgun

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Be Careful When You Vote!

In Nevada, claims have arisen that some ballots were pre-checked for Harry Reid. There are several allegations of this type of voter fraud. There have been cases of machine voting in which straight Republican was selected, but the output was … Continue reading

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New York City and Guns

From John Lott’s site, this article: In short, if you live in New York City, you have to be almost as perfect as Jesus in order to qualify to own a gun, in spite of the rulings of the Supreme … Continue reading

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What Incredible Arrogance!

Obama said: He said Republicans had driven the economy into a ditch and then stood by and criticized while Democrats pulled it out. Now that progress has been made, he said, “we can’t have special interests sitting shotgun. We gotta … Continue reading

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Let Immigrants Vote?

Amazing that this question even gets asked. I am astounded that this even is a question. Should we let non-citizens vote? If we do that, we have to ask what the difference is between a citizen and a non-citizen. If … Continue reading

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SWAT Team Screws Up!

Here is an interesting website that logs the location and type of SWAT team errors. There are 352 incidents on this map, 44 of which resulted in death of an innocent, 30 deaths of police officers, and 23 deaths of … Continue reading

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Are Muslims a Threat?

Bill O’Reilly’s incident on The View got me to thinking about this. Is there a rational, logical way to decide if Muslims in general are a threat, and to what level? So, here’s my approach to answering that question: Do … Continue reading

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Early Voting

Tomorrow, I’m going to Early Vote. I acquired a copy of the ballot from the internet, and I went down the list and researched everything I could find on every single candidate, all parties, all positions. I examined what they … Continue reading

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Liars and Opinions

Well, it looks like the NAACP has released their report saying that the Tea Party are bigots that promote Jew-bashing and racism. I beg to differ. I have been to only one Tea Party meeting, but I have been intensively … Continue reading

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I Want Your Money!

I went to see the movie “I Want Your Money” last night, and it was really interesting. This is not a blockbuster, it is not a “great “ movie in the sense that Star Wars was. However, it has a … Continue reading

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Hard to Quit

I thought I was going to quit posting political articles here, but I am finding it difficult to quit. There are just too many things going on that I find outrageous. And even though many others write on the same … Continue reading

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The Fallacy of All Welfare States

The ultimate logical fallacy of all welfare states is this: No government can give you anything that it does not take from someone else. From this key fact, I reason that all such governments will ultimately drive humanity to abject … Continue reading

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Well, I Thought I Was Done…

Well, I thought I was done here, but I just can’t let this go, unremarked. Obama, all of a sudden, wants to give seniors a $250 “economic recovery payment” since the cost of living did not go up enough to … Continue reading

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I’m About Done Here, I Think.

I think I’m about done here. This blog was originally created to voice pretty much whatever I had on my mind. Because so much of this was the current state of politics, I recently created another blog, Popgun’s Notebooks, for … Continue reading

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The Advance of Statism

Mayor Bloomburg in New York City wants to tell you what you may or may not drink. He can’t (legally) just pass an edict, so he wants to use the power of the purse to control as many people as … Continue reading

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Snipers

I have an idea, that I feel sure somebody in our military is already working on, so I’m probably not original. It costs a lot to train a sniper, and it takes a high skill level to do the job. … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney is Out (in My Book)

Well, it looks like Mitt Romney won’t be getting my vote in the 2012 primaries. -Popgun

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How Bad Could it Get?

Here is a look at the potential results of Obama’s tax policy. The subject is the Obama Tax Hikes that will take place January 1, 2011 if congress does not act. From the article: “Absent action on Capitol Hill, those … Continue reading

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