Saturday, March 20, 2010

My Childhood Lied To Me....

The only thing that 'The Hill' is doing that even remotely resembles this is making decisions behind closed doors. We need to 'Deem & Pass' these idiots right out the door.

And they wonder why there's little respect for the system.

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Friday, March 19, 2010

What media bias?

6000+ people march in Springfield for gun rights. Media response? One or two local stations cover it.

100 or so people protest guns they know nothing about. Media response? Pretty much every major Chicago station covers it.

Yet what does Chicago style gun control get them?

15 people shot in six hours

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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Sorry PEG* heads

That's not a 'protest':

THIS is a protest:

Combine the people at ALL of their protests (including repeats) and you'll still have less than the single day at IGOLD.

*Protest Easy Guns. The group that thinks putting handguns on double secret probation would have stopped the shooting at VT.

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Same dead horse, brand new stick

Seems like a lot of people play this game but I’m more interested in WHY they play it and what the rules are. I’ve been reading an excellent book called Random Violence and this is my gatherings so far. The book doesn’t address gun control directly, just violence in general and society‘s response to it. So this is my take on gun control advocates inspired by the author‘s logic. Let’s look at the mind of the anti and their host animal, the MSM.

“Highway shootings haunt America’s roadways”

OOOOH, something “new.”

Media picks up on the meme and starts reporting on more and more incidents at the national level, calling it a trend. Never mind if the number of people who are shot while driving is actually increasing or if the media is simply reporting on more instances.

Brady Bunch smells red meat……………….make that fresh grass.

Story peters out, media starts looking for something “new.”

“Drive-by shootings haunt America’s communities.”

Ooooh, that sounds promising!

Brady Bunch calls for more gun control.

Story peters out. MSM still reports on it at the local level, but it’s not national “news” anymore.

Brady Bunch still appreciates the local coverage but recognizes that they need a new national splash.

“School shootings a national epidemic”

Oooooh, here comes the chubber.

Here’s one with some legs on it. Every school shooting is still reported at the national level…except for that little Appalachian School of Law incident which noone would be interested in.

Brady Bunch sooooo happy with the legs. But all legs have their limits.

As each “new” threat falls out of the “news” cycle, becoming “old news,” a vacuum is created.

The whole issue with the book I’m reading(Random Violence by author Joel Best) is how society and the media continuously find “new crime” so they can report it as “news.”

They totally miss the underlying factor that there are those in our society who care nothing for the rule of law.

This concept is very, very old and not newsworthy. Snark.

To the same extent, gun control activists continuously find new “gun crimes” and new gun violence memes, neglecting the underlying problem of violent behavior.

Blaming an object is simply easier than trying to address the root causes that drive people to violence against their fellow man.

The trick is repackaging the same ol’ crap and polishing that turd to such a high gloss that other people will actually buy it………………………this time.

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Yeah. That'll Stop Them

VT, the school that banned firearms one year before the shooting to let people 'feel' safe, has put forward a proposal to ban ammunition in dorms.


h/t to VCDL.

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Another slapdown to Bloomie and MAIG

West Virginia is looking to pass a measure outlawing Mayor Bloomberg's stings against firearm dealers.

In his crusade to ban guns in as many places as possible, all he's doing is stepping on toes and ticking people off.

Keep up the good work Mike.

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More Expired Equines being Pummeled

With the expansion of the highly faulty "No-Fly List" with an additional 3000-odd names, the Brady Campaign starts beating the "No Due Process" drum again.

Basically he's repeating John Rosenthal's statement that just being a suspect is good enough to strip a person of their rights.

This is the kind of 'reasonable' and 'common-sense' nation gun control advocates are pushing for.

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Monday, March 15, 2010

Beat that Dead Horse Dennis

Dennis "What People?" Henigan puts together a mostly incoherent rant once again attacking Starbucks for following local and state laws.

Give it up Dennis. You've lost the Concealed Carry fight. Open Carry is becoming more common. And Starbucks hasn't bothered with you. They just want you to go away not because you're a threat to them, just a nuisance.

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Terrorists & GangBangers & Minorities! Oh My!

It's fairly common for gun control activists to stereotype firearm owners as 'knuckle-dragging rednecks' and that our feelings would change if we saw 'black folk' walking around open carrying firearms. They even have Bogus research supporting them. Why is it then that most 'gun control' bills seem focused on disarming minorities?

Beyond Clayton Cramer's classic piece on the history of keeping guns out of the hands of minorities, we also have the attempts by the government to disarm Native Americans and those who live in Gov't housing (again mostly minorities).

Today we have members of the Illinois State Legislature heeding the words of VPC ED Josh Sugarmann that African Americans need to be disarmed for their own protection with the introduction of HB6123 which would make it a Class 1 felony to knowingly sell or give a firearm to a person who is a street gang member. Now to be fair, Illinois does have a statute stating what a 'gang-member' is even though it gives no way to tell how to recognize a gangmember. Of course we all know who they're targeting when even gun control advocate Robyn Ringler banned the phrase 'Gang Banger' from her blog claiming it was a super-seeckrit codeword for blacks and hispanics.

All this is is a pathetic state-level attempt to restrict guns based off of loaded language like 'suspected terrorist'.

Assuming it would pass, the only effect it would have would be to place FFL dealers in the position of deciding between a Class 1 felony or a discrimination lawsuit.

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Sunday, March 14, 2010

Roundup of Illinois 2A Issues

  • Another ineffectual 'gun buyback' May 8 in Chicago. The money quote:
"I don't know the science behind this, but I know one less gun means one less potential killing," said investment banker Dana Levenson, the city's former CFO, who is co-chairing the program with former Chicago Police Supt. Terry Hillard.
  • Media reports on IGOLD 2010:
WSIL-TV, Carterville at
WICS-TV, Springfield at
The Register-Mail
State Journal-Register.
The Telegraph

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