Illustrated Edition
Politics

Bookworm Beat 11/5/2018 — the illustrated edition and open thread

This awesome illustrated edition is filled with wit and wisdom about elections, #Blexit and #WalkAway, immigration issues, the Second Amendment and more. Today is Guy Fawkes Day, when the English celebrate the survival of a really terrible king who never bathed and the brutal torture and execution of a crazed [Read More]

Culture

Risk Assessment and the Modern Liberal

  Risk assessment is in the news. Most of it phony. Let me give you an example: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, opened in 1990. In the last 28 years, approximately 84,000 students have passed through its halls. Fourteen didn’t make it. For all you statisticians out there, that’s .0001666 [Read More]

Culture

I’m All For “Common Sense” Gun Control

…now if someone could just codify “common sense”! People are very loosely and very passionate crying that we must pass “common sense” gun laws. They want them now! Anything less and you have “blood on your hands”. Fine. Let’s start with the aspect that has absolutely nothing with caliber, barrel [Read More]

Progressives won't listen to facts
Guns & 2nd Amendment

[VIDEO] Why progressives are so resistant to hearing facts

If you want an exercise in frustration, try getting progressives to listen to facts. They won’t — and this video explains why they’re so afraid of them. One of my constant frustrations in dealing with the Progressives in my world is that they absolutely do not want to hear facts. [Read More]

Guns & 2nd Amendment

A Common Sense Solution to Illegal Guns

Liberals have been clamoring for some time to have “common sense” gun laws enacted. That sounds reasonable. Then, they proceed to regale us with the need for laws that are already on the books, or impractical ideas that would never work. Never fear! I have a solution. It’s not a [Read More]

Guns & 2nd Amendment

Four States, Multiple Guns, One Massacre

Several times I have heard the fact bandied about, that the Las Vegas shooter purchased guns in four states. Most recently, one talking head lamented the fact that there was not some sort of network where these different states could communicate with each other to identify these sorts of purchases. [Read More]

Second Amendment
Guns & 2nd Amendment

Bookworm Beat 10/4/17 — the Second Amendment edition

While not all of the links in this post discuss the Second Amendment, most do. There’s other stuff too, about health care, the economy, etc. It’s all good. A great book about the Second Amendment. This post focuses heavily on the Second Amendment because, once again, Progressives are using an [Read More]

Gun equalizer civilizer
Guns & 2nd Amendment

A gun: Not just the great equalizer but also the great civilizer

A gun, by making people equal in a conflict, removes the bully’s inherent advantage in size and youth, and therefore encourages civilized discourse. Progressives like to castigate guns as the great evil. To the Progressive mind, those who hide behind the Second Amendment are the antithesis of everything that is [Read More]

Gun Owners of California Gun Owners
Guns & 2nd Amendment

Attention, California gun owners with high-capacity standard magazines!

On July 1, California gun owners may no longer possess high capacity standard magazines. Learn here what you need to know about the ban. A friend just forwarded me a notice from Gun Owners of California informing California gun owners that, within two weeks, any high-capacity standard magazines they possess are [Read More]

Illustrated edition Melania and Michelle
Politics

The Bookworm Beat 5/23/17 — the illustrated edition and open thread

It’s another superb illustrated edition, with thought-provoking posters about politics, social issues, and foreign policy. You won’t want to miss it. This is first and foremost an illustrated edition post except . . . before you even look at these posters, please read Victor Davis Hanson’s “Regime Change by Any Other [Read More]

Guns & 2nd Amendment

Kevin Harvick Wins First NASCAR Pole Award

I don’t spend a lot of times on the sports page. MLB lost me with the strikes. The NFL went SJW and left me behind, so I usually don’t give the sports section more than a cursory glance. But something caught my eye yesterday: A NASCAR driver proudly holding a [Read More]