Monthly Archives: January 2013 «

 

Well, there goes the #guncontrol narrative: Armed guard at Atlanta school stops shooter

Posted by: Phineas on January 31, 2013 at 9:15 pm » 4 Comments

One of the arguments gun control advocates have made in the wake of the massacre at the Sandy Hook elementary school is that an armed defender would do no good, perhaps be even more dangerous to children and staff than simply hiding, or… something. (1) I guess the administrators of Price Middle School in Atlanta […]

 

French minister commits unpardonable sin of telling truth: “We’re broke.”

Posted by: Phineas on January 31, 2013 at 4:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas And he’s deep in la merde, for it: Michel Sapin made the gaffe in a radio interview, which left French President Francois Hollande and other ministers racing to undo the potential damage to the country’s reputation as a solid economy for investors. On Monday, Mr Sapin said: “There is a state but […]

 

Obama Kiss of Death strikes again: 1,200 layoffs announced for NC Freightliners

Posted by: ST on January 31, 2013 at 2:52 pm » 7 Comments

An awful day for a lot of hard-working folks here in NC: Oregon-based Daimler Trucks North America has announced it could lay off 1,200 workers at three plants it owns in the Charlotte area, according to a notice given to the state. The cuts are described as temporary layoffs, meaning the company could rehire some […]

 

The #guncontrol crowd’s portrait of a mass killer is all wrong

Posted by: Phineas on January 31, 2013 at 1:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas That’s the gist of a report from the Department of Homeland Security, working with local New Jersey police. The gun-control legislation passed in New York and introduced by Senator Feinstein in Congress, and all the demands of the gun-grabbing crowd, have nothing to do with reality: This is what a mass killer […]

 

Fox News

Posted by: ST on January 31, 2013 at 11:02 am » Comments Off

LOL: Obama goes ‘skeet shooting all the time’? Hardly ever, sources say

 

Ezra Klein

Posted by: ST on January 31, 2013 at 11:02 am » Comments Off

Head Desk: Government is hurting the economy — by spending too little

 

The Hill

Posted by: ST on January 31, 2013 at 11:01 am » Comments Off

Oh Please: White House: GOP responsible for contracting economy

 

Click 2 Houston

Posted by: ST on January 31, 2013 at 11:00 am » Comments Off

Defense: Home invasion suspect arrested after woman opens fire 

 

NYT

Posted by: ST on January 31, 2013 at 11:00 am » Comments Off

Media Watch: Chinese Hackers Infiltrate New York Times Computers

 

#ChicagoWay: Mayor Rahmbo tries to bully banks, mutual fund companies on “gun reforms”

Posted by: ST on January 31, 2013 at 10:50 am » 2 Comments

Right, because this will help Chicago’s escalating violence problem. Not. Via Politico: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, in his latest bid to pressure gun manufacturers and those who do business with them, asked mutual fund companies Wednesday to “blacklist” and divest from firearms-makers that oppose “common sense” gun reforms. The Democratic mayor made the request after […]