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Archive of posts published in the category: Guns

The Enemy of Good Government

from Kevin Williamson, It’s Time to Do Nothing about Guns But our passions can run away with us, especially in politics. Politics is not about policy: Politics is about tribe. Turn on Thom Hartmann’s radio program some time and, if you…

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Metaphysical Rights

from Kevin Williamson at National Review, The ‘Right’ to Health Care, Declaring a right in a scarce good is meaningless. It is a rhetorical gesture without any application to the events and conundrums of the real world. If the Dalai…

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Effective Gun Regulation

Kevin Williamson gives HRC some advise on effectively addressing gun violence in Some Advice for President Clinton: Let us begin with the basics: The United States of America may be a beacon of liberty and prosperity to the world, but…

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Strange Bedfellows

The Philando Castile shooting involves an interesting twist in the gun debate.  If he was advising the police of his concealed carry permit, then we have this very curious confluence of the Black Lives Matter movement with the Second Amendment…

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Best Rebel Yid 2016 – First Six Months

These are some of the best articles that stood out to me so far this year- and a few of mine . America Doesn’t Have a Gun Problem; It Has a Democrat Problem from Sultan Knish Chicago’s murder rate of 15.09…

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Knee Jerk Gun Control- Part II

America has a gun problem. We can argue if the guns are a symptom of a crime problem, a cultural problem or a terrorist problem; or if they are a cause.  But we can certainly agree that we would like…

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Defensive Gun Use

From Brian Doherty at Reason,  You Know Less Than You Think About Guns This is an excellent analysis of the sociology of the gun problem in America, and should be read in its entirety. It is a bit long, but it…

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Gun Sociology

From Brian Doherty at Reason,  You Know Less Than You Think About Guns This is an excellent analysis of the sociology of the gun problem in America, and should be read in its entirety. It is a bit long, but…

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The True Gun Violence Problem

from Sultan Knish, America Doesn’t Have a Gun Problem… Gun violence is at its worst in the cities that Obama won in 2012. Places like New Orleans, Memphis, Birmingham, St. Louis, Kansas City and Philly. The Democrats are blaming Republicans…

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Gun Violence, Race, and Culture

Do we really want to have an honest debate about race? Henry Percy exposes this question with Fareed Zakaria in ‘Gun Violence in America Is Off the Chart’ in American Thinker, 1/14/13. excerpt Shortly after being sworn in as Attorney General, Eric Holder told an…

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Whiskey, Drugs, and Guns

Daniel Greenfield writes The Guns of Obamerica in his blog The Sultan Knish, 1/20/2013. Excerpts: Reformers in the twenties blamed the plight of the slums on the availability of liquor. They rammed through Prohibition for the entire country to fix the cities. The…

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The Ultimate Freedom

One of the recurring themes in this blog is how some of the best and the brightest can still get it wrong; how even in the face of irrefutable evidence the highly intelligent can still reach the wrong conclusion.  Even…

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A Gun Control Reader

The blogosphere is littered with the arguments for and against further action controlling guns.  The most comprehensive review to understanding the world of guns and self defense I have yet seen is this post from Larry Correia at Monster Hunter Nation, An…

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The Paradox of Government

Stanley Greenfield writes in Sultan Knish, The Perfect Prison excerpts: Bloomberg is a living model of the glass half-full theory of human behavior. This is after all a man who banned large sodas, and if you can’t trust people to…

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Guns, Drugs and School Shootings

The worst school massacre was not Newtown. Tragic though it was, the worst by far was in Beslan and 386 were killed by Chechen Rebels when the Russians attacked. The worst school massacre in the United States was in 1927…

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Why the Swiss Have No Crime

Self Defense is essential to freedom.

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Gun Grandstanding

Retail sales are down sharply. Steel mills are running under 50% capacity. Auto sales have skidded to a stop. Several restaurant chains have shut down. Circuit City has closed, abandoning its newest local location without ever turning on the lights.…

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An Ammunition Shortage

In the midst of a hard recession the gun business is booming. The last time sales were this good was during the Brady Bill days of Bill Clinton. So many just feared losing their right to bear arms that many…

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Have Gun, Will Travel

The Georgia legislature has passed a law allowing guns to be carried into public parks, public transportation and resturants that serve liquor. Guns will still be banned at the airport. This is not good enough, though for Representative Tim Bearden…

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