Archive for March 2013

Cabela’s refuses to go along with hiding the Obamacare tax

The 2.3% Medical Excise Tax [Obamacare tax] that began on January 1st is supposed to be “hidden” from the consumer, but it’s been brought to the public’s attention by hunting and fishing store Cabela’s who have refused to hide it and are showing it as a separate line item tax on their receipts. Cabela’s refuses…

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Legal challenge by Sheriffs planned for new Colorado gun laws

Governor Hickenlooper recognized that HB 1224, the magazine ban, is poorly drafted making it confusing because of its vagueness in several areas. He said he acknowledges there are concerns about the vagueness of some parts of it. Hickenlooper also said he has directed the Department of Public Safety to consult with the Attorney General about…

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A Modest Proposal

A Modest Proposal Divorce Agreement Dear American liberals, leftists, social progressives, socialists, Marxists and Obama supporters, et al: We have stuck together since the late 1950’s for the sake of the kids, but the whole of this latest election process has made me realize that I want a divorce. I know we tolerated each other…

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Shameful Quote of the Day

“This law won’t stop bad people from doing bad things. But it does open the possibility that a person determined to kill people might be slowed down even for an instant. That instant might mean the difference between life and death for some people.” — Colorado Governor John Hikenlooper upon signing magazine ban into law…

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Bach, Mozart and Rossini for Harmonica

Buddy Greene at Carnegie Hall The three tunes Buddy Greene plays on the harmonica are, in order: Bach, Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring; Mozart, Piano Sonata No. 16 in C Major; and Rossini, William Tell Overture.

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Adam Lanza didn’t snap — He’d been planning his attack for years

New York Daily News: Law enforcement reportedly discovers a sickeningly thorough 7-foot-long, 4-foot-wide spreadsheet with names, body counts and weapons from previous mass murders and even attempted killings. ‘It sounded like a doctoral thesis, that was the quality of the research,’ an anonymous law enforcement veteran said. He played video games almost nonstop for years,…

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Gun Permit Applications surging in Newtown, Connecticut

People want to get theirs before gun rights are taken away, at least that’s the fear.  Apparently, they don’t believe that fewer guns in the hands of the law-abiding will somehow reduce gun crime. Connecticut does not have a “shall issue” CCW law but the State Police issue the permits and basically treat the law…

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Dozen robbers armed with machetes thwarted by one guy with a gun

From Thailand, occurred on March 11, 2013: I’ve read a bit about the slaughter of over 500,000 Tutsis by Hutus in Rwanda from April to July of 1994. All were killed by machetes which were provided to the Hutus by the government. Very few of the villages in Rwanda contained even one person with a…

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Diversion from Politics — Spicy Food Recommendation

I have to stop thinking about food so much. But this is a good one. It comes in mild, medium and hot. I like the medium. I mix it with cut green beans and chopped onion to make a healthy, great tasting meal in itself. Substitute kidney beans or black beans for variety. Sometimes I…

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