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Another 2nd Amendment win in California

Posted by: Phineas on March 6, 2014 at 1:09 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Okay, someone has put something in the water at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; this is the second ruling in a row where they’ve defended the right to bear arms in self defense against hyper-restrictive California laws. This time, they smacked down the Yolo County Sheriff: Just weeks after striking down […]

 

It’s a shame the UK doesn’t have a death penalty

Posted by: Phineas on February 26, 2014 at 1:04 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas For these two brave knights of Allah blood-crazed jihadis richly deserve it: Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale were found guilty on 19th December 2013 of killing 25-year-old soldier Lee Rigby, who had served a tour of duty in Afghanistan. Adebolajo, 28, was sentenced to a whole life tariff. Adebowale, 22, was sentenced […]

 

Ninth Circuit overturns California gun law

Posted by: Phineas on February 13, 2014 at 3:38 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas When even the liberal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals says progressive gun-grabbers have gone too far, it’s something to take note of: The court concludes that California’s broad limits on both open and concealed carry of loaded guns — with no “shall-issue” licensing regime that assures law-abiding adults of a right to […]

 

QOTD: SCOTUS Justice Thomas on where he’s faced the most discrimination

Posted by: ST on February 12, 2014 at 10:56 am » 2 Comments

Hint – You will not be surprised: Americans today are too sensitive about race, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas told a gathering of college students in Florida on Tuesday. Speaking at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Fla., Thomas, the second black justice to serve on the court, lamented what he considers a society […]

 

PHOTO FAIL: @WendyDavisTexas receives Ann Richards’ shotgun

Posted by: ST on January 31, 2014 at 10:15 am » 9 Comments

Just in case you hadn’t heard enough news about Wendy Davis over the last couple of weeks, I thought I would be kind enough to let you know this happened (hat tip to Twitchy Team): .@WendyDavisTexas receiving Ann Richards' shotgun at #tcdplive #txgov pic.twitter.com/x7B3BAOGc1 — Texas Democrats (@TXDemParty) January 29, 2014 The Austinist provides context: […]

 

U. of Minn. students urge school officials to drop racial descriptions in crime alerts

Posted by: ST on January 31, 2014 at 9:18 am » 3 Comments

Just unbelievable. Via WCCO (hat tip): MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – School officials at the University of Minnesota are working with black student and facility organizations after they wrote a letter to the school’s president about the racial descriptions given in crime alerts. The letter, sent on Dec. 6, 2013, was issued by members of the African American and […]

 

Fast and Furious: DoJ Inspector General looking into missing third gun

Posted by: Phineas on January 23, 2014 at 1:07 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas When Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was murdered by Mexican drug smugglers near Arizona’s border with Mexico in late 2010, two firearms were recovered that, while traceable to weapons bought through the felony-stupid Operation Fast and Furious, were unable to be identified as the murder weapon. (Neither were they wholly ruled out.) […]

 

What if the MSM scrutinized abortion procedures like they do lethal injections?

Posted by: ST on January 17, 2014 at 10:04 am » 4 Comments

Last night by lethal injection of “untested drugs”, Ohio executed the brutal thug who, in 1989, raped and stabbed to death expectant mother Joy Stewart.  Naturally, the left wing advocacy media wants to let people know inhumane and cruel they believe it was by giving a play by play of what the killer went through […]

 

Good News! Obama DoJ appoints Obama donor to investigate Obama #IRS

Posted by: Phineas on January 10, 2014 at 12:59 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas This isn’t the fox guarding the henhouse. This is the fox walking into the henhouse with a chainsaw and locking the door behind him. From The Washington Times: The Justice Department selected an avowed political supporter of President Obama to lead the criminal probe into the IRS targeting of tea party groups, […]

 

Federal judge: Chicago’s gun ban is unconstitutional

Posted by: ST on January 7, 2014 at 9:42 am » 3 Comments

A clear victory for staunch 2nd Amendment proponents. Via CNN: (CNN) – A federal judge ruled Monday that Chicago’s ban on virtually all sales and transfers of firearms is unconstitutional. “The stark reality facing the City each year is thousands of shooting victims and hundreds of murders committed with a gun. But on the other side […]