Category Archives: Freedom

Do Cops Have a Stamp on their Forehead?

Reader RD found an interesting article that expands on this post. Again the money quote was: “The thing is, once everybody’s carrying guns, it kind of becomes hard to identify who the good guy is, who the bad guys is. … Continue reading

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Anti-Gun Stupidy

I have to wonder if this is REAL stupidity or just mock stupidity: Governor elect Greg Abbott says he is ready to push for open carry in Texas. Abbot says he will sign whichever of the at least six open … Continue reading

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That Slate Article

This is an interesting article. I can’t count the number of ridiculously anti-gun Slate articles I’ve read, so while this one is hardly Wayne LaPierre’s column from the National Rifle Association it’s interesting. Background checks are back. Last week, Vice … Continue reading

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Here’s Looking at Texas!

Texas continues to move to Open Carry: Long depicted as the rootin’-tootin’ capital of American gun culture, Texas is one of the few states with an outright ban on the open carry of handguns. By the anti-gun Media. Really New … Continue reading

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Images of the Antis: Irony

This trope again: Created by a digital image editor, published on Facebook, and found by me in Pinterest. Hey, assholes, if you want to be a “Constitutional Purist” maybe you should print all your anti-freedom propaganda using hand-set printing presses … Continue reading

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AstroTurf or Vaporware?

Or Both? State lawmakers have launched a nationwide non-partisan coalition to combat gun violence, in part because the Congress has failed to reform gun laws, members of the group said on Monday. Some 200 lawmakers from 50 states have joined … Continue reading

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All Laws Are Deadly

It’s a common thing when running in libertarian circles to hear about “Malum prohibitum” and “Malum in se” laws. Respectively they speak of laws that go against a behavior because it has been declared “Prohibited” vs. laws that target behavior … Continue reading

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Joan Touches the Third Rail that is Ferguson

Many bloggers have noticed that most of the anti-gun groups have stayed away from the Ferguson riots. Joan Peterson of Protect Minnesota and the Brady Campaign is not one of those. It’s easy to see why the antis elected NOT … Continue reading

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Images of the Antis: Straw Man

The antis claim to understand what we’re thinking: No, we’re not celebrating “Peace on Earth”, we’re recognizing that there are riots and mobs, home invasions and robberies, and just like the Ferguson police were unable to keep stores and cars … Continue reading

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UK Knife Philosophies Come to America

Don’t think the anti-gun people are really anti-gun. They are anti-freedom, and if they made all guns vanish from America they wouldn’t even slow down: In this era of search-happy security, carrying a knife isn’t just an anachronism; it’s a … Continue reading

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