Archive for April 2013

Gun Trivia, Gun Knowledge

The 9mm Luger is also known as the 9mm Parabellum.  The name Parabellum comes from the Latin phrase Si vis pacem, para bellum.  It translates into English as “If you want peace, prepare for war.” So, what is the difference between these three calibers: 9mm Parabellum, 9mm Makarov, and .380 caliber?  They are all the…

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A common sense gun law goes into effect in Arizona

Governor Jan Brewer signed a new gun law today, or maybe it was yesterday. Since 2010 police departments in Arizona are prohibited from destroying guns they seize from criminals and are instead required to sell them to Federally Licensed gun dealers, who will presumably resell them to the public.  The serial numbers of those guns…

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DUI law and double jeopardy

If you get caught driving with  a BAC of .08 or more, how many crimes will you be charged with? The answer is three (3).  The more important question is how many times can you be punished for these 3 crimes.  The answer is two(2) times.  Wait, you say.  Isn’t that double jeopardy? Yeah, it…

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A pro-gun rights arguments from…the Left? Yeah.

Dear Gun Control Democrats: 6 ways to make a better argument He’s one of them and he’s telling them how to be rational.  He’s not trying to help them ban guns.  Democrats should listen to what this man says.  They should stop all the emotional nonsense over guns. If they want us to believe they…

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“Byzantine” tax laws?

The following sentence appears in an Associated Press story in the Coloradoan today: Because of Colorado’s Byzantine tax laws, the recreational pot taxes can’t be levied until voters again sign off on them. Get it? The left wing AP considers it “Byzantine” that Colorado voters have a say before their taxes are raised.  In the…

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The Politico: Obama’s Hubris Problem

Hubris (pron.: /ˈhjuːbrɪs/), also hybris, from ancient Greek ὕβρις, means extreme pride or arrogance. Hubris often indicates a loss of contact with reality and an overestimation of one’s own competence or capabilities, especially when the person exhibiting it is in a position of power. (In Greek Tragedy) excessive pride toward defiance of the gods, leading…

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National security compromised by unnecessary Miranda warning

I discovered this video with Megyn Kelly of Fox News after writing the post below titled “Confusion over Miranda rights.” As I said in the earlier post below, even after expiration of the 48 or so hours after the public safety emergency Tsarnaev could still be interrogated, it’s just that his statements would not be…

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Confusion over Miranda rights

“You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you. Do you understand the rights I have just read to you?” There’s no confusion…

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Scientists telling us what we already know…

Fracking Is Safe “Instead of fact-based and intelligent discussions, unfortunately those issues tend to get caught up in those no-fracking bumper stickers. It has become a cause celebre,” Zoback said as a slide of Yoko Ono flashed onto the screen. “Sometimes it’s frustrating to hear hysterical people talk about issues that really don’t exist.” Sure…

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Obama’s hypocrisy on parade

Obama says Dzhokhar Tsarnaev cannot be tried as an enemy combatant because he is an American citizen.  Huh? It hasn’t been that long ago Obama was claiming he has the right to kill American citizens with Drones.

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