96 Tears

"We'll be together for just a little while. And then I'm gonna put you way down here." -? and the Mysterians The reasons anyone would prefer Joe Biden for president range from habitual ignorance, to Trump Derangement Syndrome, to race hustling therapeutic totalitarianism*. Unlike what we're told is the only proper way to regard gender,… Continue reading 96 Tears

Check your privilege Chelsea

"My armed guards aren’t killing children and don’t have semi automatic weapons."— Chelsea Handler (@chelseahandler) March 28, 2018I'm not sure who she is, but she obviously thinks she has a right to physical protection. I agree with that bit. Unfortunately, I can't afford armed guards.My armed guard (me) sometimes carries a semi-automatic handgun and sometimes… Continue reading Check your privilege Chelsea

No one sane

Not the NRA; not people who voted for Donald Trump; not people who own guns, who like country music or pickup trucks: No one* wants it to be possible for a Stephen Paddock to murder even one person with a gun. However, none of the political policies put forward to ban or restrict weapons and… Continue reading No one sane

“The images were not intended to portray Sen. Cruz in a negative light”

No, they were intended to suggest he should be shot in the head for speaking in favor of the Second Amendment. Or, if he was shot in the head, it would at least be deserved.For Progressives, this:Proved Sarah Palin was a deranged would be assassin.While this:Photo (by Charlie Neibergall) proves the Associated Press is an… Continue reading “The images were not intended to portray Sen. Cruz in a negative light”

Celebrating "Stimulus"

Today is the 5th anniversary of the President's monetary stimulus, but at TOC we're celebrating the only Obama stimulus that actually worked. It created jobs, boosted private sector manufacturing and encouraged people to appreciate the Bill of Rights. Of course, none of that was intentional.It's tapering now, but the results are still far above pre-stimulus… Continue reading Celebrating "Stimulus"

Duh

A Washington Post editorial today begins with the sentence, "ONE UNSETTLING result of the debate over gun violence has been a spike in firearm purchases."Actually: One predictable result of government threats to force gun owners to buy special liability insurance, place confiscatory taxes on ammunition, ban firearms because of their appearance and limit the sale… Continue reading Duh

War on women

#MarissaAlexander I've never really understood why armed self-defense isn't taught at domestic violence shelters.A Florida woman faces prison after firing a warning shot to scare off an abusive husband.Perhaps something other than a warning shot would have been more appropriate. After all, the serial abuser of women says he would have tried to take the… Continue reading War on women

Vast and Curious

On the heels of their claims that 90% of weapons supplied to Mexican drug gangs originate from the collusion of BATFE DoJ rogue US firearms dealers with HSA officials FBI informants purchasers who failed the National Instant Criminal Background Check, the Obama administration is preparing new anti-2nd Amendment proposals:"As you know, the President directed the… Continue reading Vast and Curious