Archive for March, 2013

“Assault” Weapons Ban, Mark Kelly (Again), and “Dangerous” Animals

Earlier this month, the infamous gun control bill (S 150) slowly making its way to the Senate floor for a vote was stripped of its key “assault” weapons ban provision.  Reportedly, Democrats with potential 2014 reelection woes might have had something to do with that.  The main bill still retains nonsensical restrictions on arbitrarily designated […]

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Indeed, the State “Affects Every Area of Life”

As many are no doubt aware, the Supreme Court this week is reviewing separate cases involving state and federal involvement in the issue of marriage, specifically considering prohibitions on statuses of legal recognition of marriage between homosexual individuals.   Referencing the federal Defense of Marriage Act as it practicably exists today, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg […]

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Police “Raid” Man’s Home Over Facebook Photo

According to this recent report, New Jersey police and Department of Children and Families officials “raided” a certified firearms instructor’s home in an event apparently stemming from the below photo of his son posing with his new gift.  The father, Shawn Moore, posted the photo to his Facebook page which apparently triggered someone’s calling child […]

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Dianne Feinstein: Firearms Expert

The senior senator from California is clearly a firearms expert.  Simply observe her adherence to the basic firearms safety rules:

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Mark Kelly: Firearms Enthusiast

Few things irritate me more than blatant hypocrisy or double standards where gun politics are concerned.  Cue Mark Kelly who was recently spotted in a Tucson, Arizona gun shop purchasing an AR-15-style “assault” weapon, a 1911 handgun, and various “high-capacity” magazines. Some may remember Mr. Kelly as the retired astronaut husband of former southern Arizona […]

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“Where Does It Say You’ve Got to Hurt the Guy?”

Dr. Ben Carson is just a gem.  Admittedly, I am not sure if this is primarily due to his individualist political perspective or his ability to make President Obama’s demeanor visibly sour but either way, this is awesome. “Dr. Benjamin Carson’s Amazing Speech at the National Prayer Breakfast with Obama Present” – YouTube

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Habeas Corpus, the Constitution, and the NDAA

The attached interview is with Chris Hedges, former New York Times reporter and plaintiff in the Hedges v. Obama (2012) lawsuit that seeks to challenge portions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2012, the provisions that disregard constitutional protections of writs of habeas corpus in particular.  While I do not agree […]

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