Archive for July 2013

Quote of the week

“…if a black parent wants to radically reduce his son’s chance of getting shot, he should live in a white neighborhood.” Heather MacDonald, The Post-Zimmerman Poison Pill

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Detroit Drops Dead

Detroit Files for Bankruptcy Obama to Detroit: Drop Dead [redolent of headline in the New York Daily News, October 29, 1975: Ford to City: Drop Dead (Ford never said it, though)] This is where blue governance has brought Detroit in the end: Detroit has been spending on average $100 million more than it has taken…

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No Shots Fired

The number of Defensive Gun Uses (DGU) per year (on average) in America is a hotly politicized topic.  There have been at least 20 studies to determine an accurate estimate.  An exact number would clearly be impossible to know since many incidents where a citizen uses a gun to stop a criminal attack or otherwise…

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U.N. expert says biofuels are a crime against humanity

This story appeared, of all places, at BBC News: A United Nations expert has condemned the growing use of crops to produce biofuels as a replacement for petrol as a crime against humanity. The UN special rapporteur on the right to food, Jean Ziegler, said he feared biofuels would bring more hunger. The growth in…

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Eric Holder’s Department of Racial Justice Says It Will Campaign Against “Stand Your Ground” Laws — UPDATED

Holder blasts “stand your ground” laws after Zimmerman verdict Presently 19 states are “duty to retreat” states and 31 states are “stand your ground” states.  First, understand what each of these phrases generally means. In a duty to retreat state* if someone threatens you with deadly force such that you reasonably believe you are facing…

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How To Protect Your Rights During a DUI Traffic Stop

Anyone who drives can benefit from reading “How to protect your rights during a DUI traffic stop” at the National Motorists Association website.  Anyone who has just a sip of beer or wine within 2-3 hours of driving absolutely should read it.  A sample: Let’s dispense with the obvious. If you’re drunk, then don’t drive.…

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George Zimmerman Free! My prediction validated!

In case your American history is a bit stale, read this from Wikipedia: The Zimmermann Telegram (or Zimmermann Note) was a 1917 diplomatic proposal from the German Empire for Mexico to join the Central Powers, in the event of theUnited States entering World War I on the side of the Entente Powers. The proposal was intercepted and decoded by British intelligence. Revelation of the contents outraged American…

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A little perspective on rioting in America

The Watts riot in Los Angeles (August 11-17, 1965) left 34 dead and 1,032 injured. The Rodney King riot in Los Angeles (April 29-May 4, 1992) left 53 dead and over 2,000 injured. The 1863 riot in New York City over a Civil War Military Draft (July 13-16, 1863) left at least 100 dead, some…

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The week that was in health news

Oops, salt not actually dangerous and cutting it may be harmful ADHD Drugs Don’t Work Acid Reflux Drugs May Lead to Heart Disease Fish Oil with Omega 3 fatty acids hike risk of prostate cancer Junk food Can End Obesity So, what does this do to all that tasteless reduced sodium stuff processed food companies…

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Obama voters support repeal of the BILL OF RIGHTS

Mark Dice asks California beach goers to sign petition supporting Obama’s efforts to repeal the Bill of Rights, and most willingly and enthusiastically sign it. It took a long time for him to find one guy who refused. I guess we already knew that Obama has the idiot vote sown up.

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