Monthly Archives: May 2011

Excellent Analysis of the Guerena Shooting

Here is an excellent analysis of the Guerena shooting, which I mentioned previously here. The guy was apparently shot 22 times by the police. He was holding a gun – in his home – and the safety was still on … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day is our holiday in remembrance of those who have died in military service overseas, while serving our country. They deserve our highest respect. My father was in the Navy in World War II. I have some old photos, … Continue reading

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Mental States

The USA has a big problem, pretty much like most of the world. Since we here in the USA use the vote to make certain major decisions, we may be more vulnerable to this weakness than some other countries. The … Continue reading

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By Hook or by Crook – Gun Control

Like many other issues, if Obama and his radical friends can’t get there through the congress, they’ll try to get there by the back door. It looks like, by his own statement, Obama’s about to try to pull some underhanded … Continue reading

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The Role of the Police (updated)

What is the role of the police? (This article has been updated and brought forward to add another example of SWAT action) Originally, it was to protect the innocent, and to solve crime and apprehend criminals. It still is, largely, … Continue reading

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Rapture!

There is some fellow named Harold Camping who has been telling anyone who would listen that today is supposed to be the day of the Rapture. We already know he is wrong about the date of this event, unless he … Continue reading

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Mexico is a Gun Free Zone

About those gun free zones created by posting signs, think about this: Mexico is, effectively, a gun free zone. And how’s that working out? Makes my point in a big way: gun free zones are places where only crooks have … Continue reading

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Harry Reid Says No Political Games

Speaking about raising the debt ceiling, democratic Senate majority leader Harry Reid said: “We can’t afford to play these political games and trigger a default crisis that will lead to a catastrophe.” And he’s exactly right. So quit playing political … Continue reading

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The Facts About Global Warming – by an Insider

Manmade Global Warming – NOT. Excellent explanation by a former insider. The science as well as the politics, and why the administration clings to the bad science. For this myth, they intend to punish oil companies, and wreck our economy, … Continue reading

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Obama Increasing Domestic Oil Production?

The headline reads “With Gas Prices Soaring, Obama Looks to Ramp Up U.S. Oil Production”. Aaaand, how many people here think that will last even one day past November 6, 2012? The only reason Obama is making this move is … Continue reading

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Who Has Obama Annoyed – and Who Likes Him?

I asked myself the question – who has Obama annoyed or pissed off? And I worked up this list. I could be wrong. What follows are my undisciplined ruminations and my own opinions. No documentation to speak of, just opinion. … Continue reading

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Senator Schumer is an Idiot

Senator Schumer is calling for a TSA style no-ride list – for trains. This is unutterably stupid, because of the difference between planes and trains. As John Lott points out, to protect trains, you have to protect all those thousands … Continue reading

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Exposing the Fraud

This cartoon by Day by Day concisely explains what the DOJ has been up to. This administration has a history of ignoring the Constitution, and the laws of this nation. If Obama can’t get the congress to pass laws he … Continue reading

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Mental Health and Government

There’s a couple of bills that have been introduced in congress that would make gun ownership a function of mental health. The source article says: “Another major provision of both bills focuses on the mental health issues of those seeking … Continue reading

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What Do We Know?

Well, I’ve been watching the news relating to the alleged death of Osama bin Laden, and I’m confused. Apparently, so is the White House. The story has changed so many times that history will probably never know exactly what went … Continue reading

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Credit Where it’s Due

It’s been a few days now since the death of Bin Laden. We’ve learned some things. Let’s give credit where it is really due: FIRST, to the Navy Seals who carried out the operation, putting themselves at risk in order … Continue reading

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He Needed Killin’

I have heard it said that in Texas, “He needed killin’” is a legal defense. Not true, of course. But in the case of Osama Bin Laden, – he needed killing. To whatever extent credit is due, that makes two … Continue reading

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Respect

I will listen respectfully to anything Bayou Renaissance Man has to say. -Popgun

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