Archive for December 2012

A Clockwork Orange — Updated

I saw the Stanley Kubrick movie years ago and probably understood little of it, so I’m in the midst of reading Anthony Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange 50th anniversary edition edited by Andrew Biswell.  It’s a future fiction dystopian novel written in 1960 depicting teenage fighting, violence, looting, muggings, arson, and all sorts of petty crime…

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Christmas season Obama quote sums up his governing philosophy

“You get nothing,” the president said. “I get that for free.” — Obama’s response to John Boehner when he told the president, “I put $800 billion [in tax revenue] on the table. What do I get for that?” Instapundit calls that “An entire governing philosophy in one sentence.” The account of the negotiations is from a…

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More good reasons to oppose new gun controls

Woman calls for help, says she’s trapped in trailhead bathroom by mountain lion Flagstaff Mountain in Boulder County, Colorado.  Liions in the front range foothills are aggressive, often approach hikers, don’t seen to fear humans much at all.  Years ago a young man was killed near Idaho Springs, Colorado and a pre-schooler was taken by…

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Obama’s Hypocrisy is on Stilts

From DustinStockton, a blog of grassroots conservative activists “fighting to make this country a better place.” Well, John Kerry got his riches the Democrat approved way.  He married a rich woman.  He didn’t do anything so low and dirty as to actually earn it himself.  Besides he’s a liberal and it’s OK for liberals to…

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NRA membership surging since Sandy Hook massacre

NRA membership is surging since the Sandy Hook massacre according to an internal document that was made known to James Rosen of FOX News. They are gaining roughly 8,000 new members a day which is unlike anything they saw even in the wake of Columbine. If you aren’t yet a member, please join today and…

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