Archive for November 2009

McDonald v. Chicago Oral Argument

This is a good sign. The oral argument in McDonald v. Chicago will be on my birthday, March 2, 2010. It’s going to go well for Alan Gura and his clients (plaintiffs). I can feel it.

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Name Change

I’ve changed the name of this blog because I found that it is used by some other blogs which, upon perusing them, I don’t think much of them and don’t want to be confused with them. I thought that T-JAW was a clever abbreviation for “Truth, Justice and the American Way.” As usual I’ve found,…

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Judaism: A Way of Being

The “Look Inside” link won’t work, but this one will. My commitment to liberty and my belief that we’re all different and as free citizens (as opposed to mere subjects) we make our own decisions usually keeps me from telling other people what they should do with their lives, but here and now I would…

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Quote of the Day

Wise, cultivated, genial conversation is the last flower of civilization. Conversation is our account of ourselves. It is, in a word, how we search for and discover the truth. And truth, that which is right and just, ultimately is what propels us to work as engaged citizens in ways that have real, tangible impact on…

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Growing Backlash Over Obamacare

Washington Examiner has the story. Here is a teaser… Two-dozen Democrats from Republican-leaning districts, who voted for the House version of President Obama’s increasingly unpopular health care reform, are beginning to feel a growing public backlash. ReversetheVote.org has already raised $123,105 that will be dedicated exclusively to defeating all 24, including Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va.,…

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Finding True Erotica in the Movies

[Links were broken — Now fixed!] One is never too old to appreciate true erotica in the movies, or on TV. But there are a couple of problems. First, one would have to find it. That becomes a problem after one understands what true erotica actually is, and that too often mere pornography is offered…

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Beretta Xplor A400 Amazing New Shotgun

Home Page Can you believe a new lightweight semi-auto 12 gauge with a whopping 60% reduction in recoil? How did they do it? Read more here and here and here. Why the green receiver? Well, not a bad color for the receiver of a great sporting shotgun. Also, the receiver is made of anodized aluminum…

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Kill The Bills; Do Healthcare the Right Way

So Says Charles Krauthammer in his recent op-ed in the Washington Post reprinted at National Review. He’s right. The Bill, or Bills, the 2,074-page Senate Health Care Bill and the 2,014-page House counterpart, are both unredeemable. All they offer is a huge loss of liberty, wealth and health for all Americans. Krauthammer says do health…

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