Archive for February, 2013

State of the Second Amendment (re-post)

Typically I would simply imbed a link to a particular author’s piece or website that is noteworthy or otherwise relevant to the topics usually discussed here. In this case, however, Howard Nemerov’s “State of the Second Amendment” composition deserves reposting for the widest possible distribution: It’s clear from President Obama’s State of the Union address […]

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When the State Acknowledges Its Own Laws Will Fail

Vice President Joe Biden has now publicly acknowledged that gun control legislation of the type currently proposed will do nothing substantively to eliminate firearms-related massacres like the catalyzing event that occurred in Newtown, Connecticut in December.  So, given that even the administration’s gun control “task force” lead has essentially admitted this proposal can only serve […]

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Equal Opportunity in the Armed Forces? We Shall See.

Late last month, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced a broad intention to lift the longstanding restrictions pertaining to the allowable role(s) that female service members could facilitate in direct combat operations and corresponding occupational specialties.   This policy shift should be viewed by advocates of government propriety as a significant victory; respectable government behavior inherently […]

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