Category Archives: The Leviathan State

Color Me Unsurprised

Earlier today, Prof Reynolds linked to a Politico post with the title “Daniel Werfel slammed for ‘incomplete’ report.” As someone who resided within the New Orleans Saints market area in the late 1990s, I would expect that a bureaucrat with … Continue reading

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22 April in History

As an historically-significant date, 22 April is framed by two events: Vladimir Lenin’s birth in 1870, and the first Federally-recognized Earth Day in 1970 (the date was chosen by Senator Gaylord Nelson [D-Wisconsin], who claimed not to know about the … Continue reading

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On the Subject of Firearm Magazine Capacity

I have a question for those who believe that I, as a free citizen, do not “need” firearm magazines with a capacity of more than 10 rounds: Who, other than a criminal, is more likely to have armed backup readily … Continue reading

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Where I Stand

(Blogger’s note: I had some concerns that the NRA would, in the organization’s scheduled 21 December 2012 press conference, collapse like a house of cards in an earthquake, so I held off on posting this until today.) NAACP membership* (founded … Continue reading

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Quote for Today

My quote for today comes from Instapundit reader Bruce Goldston, who asks the following question: Why should you need ID to buy a gun when you don’t need ID to vote for the people who want to take away your … Continue reading

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How Original

Turns out that AFSCME President Lee Saunders had a totally original idea of using an empty chair as a prop in a political speech! Truly brilliant! In fact, Mr. Saunders used an empty chair to mock a private citizen’s earlier … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan as Romney’s VP Pick

The best thing about Romney selecting Congresscritter Paul Ryan as his running mate has been summed up by this Iowahawk Twitter post (it’s a Twitter post, so minor grammar errors are tolerable): “Paul Ryan represent Obama’s most horrifying nightmare: math.“ … Continue reading

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David Nilsen Called It

Back in 1992-1993, Game Designers’ Workshop (GDW) decided to update both the mechanics and the canonical Third Imperium setting for their science-fiction roleplaying game Traveller. They based the game mechanics for this new edition (Traveller: The New Era [TNE]) on … Continue reading

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Color Me Confused…

So, we have a bunch of “anarchists” (as ABC News called them) who plotted to blow up a bridge in Cleveland. As Jim Treacher points out in the post to which I linked, though all five conspirators were linked to … Continue reading

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On the Deification of Victims

Linoge, over at The Walls of the City, has an excellent post about the Martin/Zimmerman affair. One point he makes ties in nicely with my “Folk Marxism” and Anti-Gun Sentiment post. Here’s what Linoge had to say: On the other … Continue reading

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