Archive for May 2011

The Dark Side Of the Stimulus

The dark side of the stimulus…well, that’s a funny thing to say. There was never any side of the stimulus that was not dark. Some may believe the Stimulus was feckless but benign. It wasn’t. It did actual harm by destroying job creation. See this post at Powerline showing how job creation 22 months after…

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Good News — On The Right To Resist Unlawful Police Action In Indiana

The Indiana Supreme Court ruled recently that citizens do not have the right to resist unlawful entry into their homes by police, contrary to the 4th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, Section 11 of the Indiana Constitution, and even the Magna Carta (1215). See Reconciling The Irreconcilable in Indiana. Today there is good news —…

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Where Criminals Get Their Guns — Part II

Part I here. Home burglaries are the major source of guns for criminals, according to Florida State University professor Gary Kleck writing in the Wall Street Journal today. Burglaries net thieves 400,000 to 600,000 guns per year. The media, the ATF, and liberal politicians want us to believe that people buy large volumes of guns…

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Republicans Are Now 1 for 10 On Blocking Judicial Nominees By Senate Filibuster

Slate calls it “Extraordinary Hypocrisy” yesterday when Republicans finally played tit-for-tat with Democrats and filibustered one of Obama’s judicial nominees. It’s more accurately said to be “about time” Republicans found a little backbone. Slate’s charge of hypocrisy is nonsense. The bully on the playground always cries for his mama when given a dose of his…

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Which is Cheaper, Walmart or Target?

This story says Target is actually cheaper on most items than Walmart.  Especially with the 5% discount you get on everything you buy with your Target Red Card. I say they’re wrong. “Tar-zhay” will never be cheaper than Walmart because the two companies have completely different business plans.  Walmart’s is simple and straight forward —…

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Reconciling the Irreconcilable In Indiana

Can anyone reconcile the following statements? First this from the Indiana Supreme Court, in Barnes v. State of Indiana, May 12, 2001: We believe however that a right to resist an unlawful police entry into a home is against public policy and is incompatible with modern Fourth Amendment jurisprudence. Nowadays, an aggrieved arrestee has means…

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How Prevalent Are False Allegations of Rape?

Feminists have told us since the 1970’s that women don’t lie about rape. Sounds plausible. Why would a woman put herself through all the agony of the legal system over nothing? A woman who says she can’t give her name for legal reasons and who claims to be a feminist now says she was naive…

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