Archive for July 2012

The difference a lawfully armed citizen can make

Century 21 theater in Aurora, Colorado is a “gun-free” zone. Lawfully armed citizens with a concealed handgun permit may not bring their gun into the theater. Would it have made any difference if one or more such CCW permit holders had been present when James Holmes came into the theater to carry out his vicious…

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Batman Shooter James Holmes, 21 (Correction: he’s 24)

The news media is calling this mass shooting, which at 12 dead and 59 injured is the largest mass shooting in U.S. history, a tragedy. It’s not a tragedy. An earthquake or a flood is a tragedy. This was a murderous act by an evil man, a heinous crime. Not a tragedy.

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Obama responds to Century 21 theater shooting

He says, “My daughters go to the movies. What if they had been in that theater.” Well, if they had there so would a bunch of well armed Secret Service agents who would probably have shot James Holmes dead on the spot before he had a chance to kill a lot of people. Too bad…

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Somebody else has been making it happen for Obama all his life

Barack Obama thinks that government is responsible for private sector success, not individual initiative and hard work. This doesn’t surprise Bill Whittle, who reminds viewers that Obama was surrounded by socialists growing up, and even started his political career in the living room of a radical, violent socialist [Bill Ayers]. See a detailed history of…

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The Dependency Agenda

Each year, the United States spends $65,000 per poor family to “fight poverty” — in a country in which the average family income is just under $50,000. Meanwhile, most of that money goes to middle-class and upper-middle-class families, and the current U.S. poverty rate is higher than it was before the government began spending trillions…

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The perverse nature of “fairness”

What is “fair?” The dictionary defines “fair” as “In accordance with rules or standards; legitimate, just or appropriate under the circumstances.” That’s not a helpful definition, in my view, because it leaves too much room for everyone’s subjective notions of fairness to fit the definition. He who makes the rules or set the standards decides…

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Quote of the Day

It is not enough for the deviant to be normalized. The normal must be found to be deviant. This situation is thoroughly perverse. Underclass values become increasingly acceptable to the middle class, especially their young, and middle-class values become increasingly contemptible to the cultural elites. — Charles Krauthammer

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Romney speaks from the heart — Finally

He should speak contemporaneously more…he seems to do better. Well, he had potent stimulus this time…Obama’s idiotic statement, “If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.”

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