A Big Day

Weerdling3
LaWeerda 3D 3
LaWeerda Sprawl
LaWeerda And Daddy1
DaddyBed
Exciting Day
Happy Recline
Dirty Baby
First time Shopping
Baby Pool
Baby Walk

And Now Today

LaWeerda 1st Birthday

She has no idea what this “Birthday” business is all about, but it’s been a BIG year for everybody here.

Happy Birthday Little Girl!

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“Gun Death” Deadly Caretaker

Sometimes you read stories like this and you feel sad, sometimes you feel mad:

A central Ohio man accused of fatally drugging his bedridden wife with her prescription medications has been charged with aggravated murder.

Fifty-six-year-old **REDACTED** of Milford Center also was indicted in Union County for involuntary manslaughter, domestic violence and failing to provide for a functionally impaired person. He was arraigned Wednesday, with bond set at $500,000. Online jail records did not say if he had an attorney.

…The Columbus Dispatch reports the Union County prosecutor says that authorities don’t believe it was act of mercy and that the couple had a history of trouble, including earlier domestic violence allegations.

Sometimes these cases are suffering, terminally ill patients who simply don’t want to fight anymore and need help from their loved ones because the medical community isn’t allowed to respect end-of-life wishes of patients.

This doesn’t sound like one of those cases. Still when “Progressives” talk about domestic violence, they only concern themselves with guns. Not because they care about domestic violence, but because they ONLY care about guns, specifically banning them.

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Swords of Exodus IRL

If you haven’t read the book, you should!

Now read this:

The man who founded and ran Blackwater—the company that sent thousands of private workers into Afghanistan and Iraq—says President Barack Obama should hire a mercenary corps to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria.
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“The American people are clearly war-fatigued,” writes Erik Prince, now the chairman of Frontier Services Group, a company that provides logistical support for much of Africa. “If the Administration cannot rally the political nerve or funding to send adequate active duty ground forces to answer the call, let the private sector finish the job.”

Now for it to REALLY be like the Exodus Strike Teams (called by the company “Swords”) it should be funded by private people who would be happy to see ISIS wiped from the face of the earth, not US.gov.

Still I think that the best solution for ISIS is private money, still I just don’t see Christians being that interested in holy war as the followers of Mohamed.

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Images of the Antis: Safety

You gotta love poorly thought-out “Gotcha” images like this:

Well, shining bulb, what of the corollary? If guns don’t make us safer, why isn’t the United States the most dangerous nation in the world.

These little compare-and-contrast images really are deeply shallow and rarely reflect reality. Like the UK being safer than the United States, often being a reference for support on their near wholesale ban on guns. Yet their metrics for “Murder” are so different they can’t really be compared. Or the comparisons of the US and Canada for crime rates, without noting that only about 60 years ago the US and Canada had IDENTICAL gun laws, and Canada was STILL safer.

And of course there is the ever-present clinging to “Gun Death” where the ignore the bulk of violent crime in one nation, and focus on a certain type of violent crime in this nation, and apply that to overall safety.

And of course the big elephant in the room is our DROPPING crime rate. In the end this is all fear mongering because they REFUSE to talk about ACTUAL safety since that doesn’t fit their narrative.

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“Gun Death” Keeping Mom Around

Have a look at this story:

Prosecutors in northeast Ohio say a 33-year-old man stabbed his mother to death then lived in the house with the decomposing corpse for about six months.

It doesn’t give the motive, but I strongly suspect it was one of two things. #1, to conceal the crime, but more likely #2, Mom was getting welfare, social security, or both, and sick son didn’t want the money to stop.

Still, not a “Gun Death”.

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“Gun Death” Pools Are Dangerous

As I say, when I moved into my house I filled the house with guns, but I scrapped the pool, because pools are dangerous.

An eight-year-old boy in South Carolina drowned in freak circumstances in an above-ground, backyard pool while swimming in three-feet of water last week.

Investigators have speculated that Gavin Quance – who was on the school swim team – became entangled or stuck under the pool cover which had bunched at one end of the water.

Indeed, when his distraught mother found her son face-down in the pool, the ladder was lying on the lawn a few feet away as if knocked and a hose was still filling up the tank.

Even a skilled swimmer in a pool not ready for swimming, and even with only a few feet of water can find themselves in deep trouble.

My heart goes out to the family.

H/T Bob

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A Fun Video From Jerry

I think the end message is S&W needs to supply guns to more prop houses!

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Quote of the Day Allen

From an amusing post over at Miguel’s. Miguel was amused that Mom’s Demand Action’s “Boycott” of Kroger now involves them buying stuff. He was also amused that she posed for her little photo op in the Beer aisle.

I was scratching my head at her slapdash cart loading. Who does that?

Still Allen noted something I should have seen:

How old are her kids? 50?

Again something I’m always noting that there is almost no fresh blood in the anti-gun movement. When you see a “Moms Demand” protest it’s really Grandmoms Demand. Essentially these are the same anti-gun people who were pushing for the Gun Control act of ’68.

Meanwhile our side has this:

Obviously done by anti-gun journalists, but really they don’t seem to really push the message too hard. Young kids enjoying the shooting sports and understanding our rights…OH NO! The best they could get was being told to not film the children in the kids section of the NRAAM, which I assume is just because kids can’t give consent to being filmed so it would be unethical to film the kid gathering spots.

Still look at that video, kids of all ages, and parents right in that 25-35 Demographic, rather than the anti-gun side which seems to have, minus a few outliers, the 65-coffin demo in spades.

Of course we have old-timers too, just they weren’t taking the Brown Acid at Woodstock.

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“Progressive” Racism

“Progressives” really need to let this concern troll trash about race go. Have a look!

What if large groups of African-American men carrying shotguns and semi-automatic rifles started moseying into stores across America to tout their support of open-carry gun laws?

Would they be greeted by the same anxious looks shoppers gave groups of armed white men who did the same this summer at Target stores and chain restaurants like Chipotle? Or something more lethal?

For Charles Gallagher, a sociologist who studies race, the answer to that “what if” is easy.

“Whites walking down Main Street with an AK-47 are defenders of American values; a black man doing the same thing is Public Enemy No. 1,” says Gallagher, a professor at La Salle University in Pennsylvania.

Interesting hypothetical, bro. Imagine the pandemonium if that ACTUALLY happened! Oh. I guess it DID happen. Also it wasn’t the cleanest story either:

Police monitored the black-clad demonstrators as many chanted “black power” and “justice for Michael Brown,” the black teenager shot by police in Ferguson, Missouri, the Dallas Morning News reported.

The club is named after one of the founders of the Black Panther party, no word if the members were Panthers themselves, but the dress code does seem to have a bit of an implication. Of course the sick racist state of this country, the chants of “Black Power” are not considered equal to chants of “White Power”, still as a white man being near such a protest would make me uncomfortable enough that I’d rather just watch the news coverage rather than be near them.

Of course we have “Public Enemy #1″ according to this “brilliant” Sociologist, chanting racial and controversial things in TEXAS! And what happened?

The march came to a peaceful end about 90 minutes after it began at a car wash at Malcolm X Boulevard and Marburg Street, the Morning News reported.

Ok so we have some hand-wringing bullshit already. Heck remember the black man with the rifle at Obamacare Protest who was cropped to avoid showing his race?

Let’s see how deep they can dig this hole:

You can’t talk about guns in America without talking about race, Gallagher and others say. The panic that would ensue at the sight of armed black men in public, they say, derives from the same racial fears that can be traced to the conquest of Native-Americans and the institution of slavery.

The United States has the most armed civilian population on the planet, they say, because some of its white citizens have a history of confronting racial anxieties by “gunning up.”

OK so we’re deeper. Not only is there NO panic when peaceful blacks exercise their rights, but he cites the racist gun control laws passed in the Jim Crow South! The people who “gunned up” were the Klan Riders, and the blacks who defended their communities from them. Now this seems to be presented on an even playing field, but it isn’t. The Klan armed up to kill and oppress blacks, the blacks armed up because there were people out to kill them and their families. The Klan was reacting to race, the blacks were reacting to violence!

Now the middle of the article is filled with a good run-down of racist gun-control in America, and then quotes from modern gun-rights activists who point out that the 2nd Amendment is for EVERYBODY, and that arming blacks is a GOOD thing, not something to fear.

Then that goofy Sociologist comes back:

Gallagher says those arguments are misleading.

“There’s a difference between gun culture and hunting culture,” he says. “They’re talking about hunting in Montana. They’re not talking about walking into a Wal-Mart with a 9-millimeter strapped to their back.”

Ahh, the good old “Ducks and Deer” 2nd Amendment argument! Is this dude stuck in the 90s?

Gallagher says he’s not accusing every white person who buys a gun of being a racist; he’s accusing them of being human, of unconsciously absorbing stereotypical attitudes about black men and violence that are as old as America itself.

“Do I think that people who own guns lie in bed at night thinking about shooting a black man? No,” Gallagher says. “A lot of this is about the bogeyman, the fear that a young black man is going to come and get me.”

Yeah, he’s not calling ALL armed whites racist…but they’re totally racist! This guy is a textbook case of Psychological Projection!

These old racial fears don’t just lead to shootings; they lead to racist public policy, says Lisa Corrigan, professor at the University of Arkansas who has studied the black power movement.

She says the passage of “stand your ground” laws, especially in the South, are “absolutely” fueled by white legislators who conjure the specter of a “non-white bogeyman to justify legislation that allows them to intimidate and kill” without repercussions. The nation’s first bogeyman of color was the Native-American, she says.

“White people have been motivated by fear of the ‘brown other’ since the nation was founded,” she says. “When they get afraid that brown people are going to take their stuff, they gun up.”

The racial paranoia over the “brown other” isn’t confined to America’s past, Corrigan and others says. They point to recent headlines.

Protests erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, when an unarmed black man, Michael Brown, was shot to death by a white police officer this summer.

Except the story says the officer who shot Brown was assaulted by him before the shooting. Was it a clean shoot? I have no idea. Was it a racially charged shoot? I highly doubt it!

When so many Americans disagree about the links between gun and race, well-meaning people look at the same videos and draw far different conclusions.

And the people who talk the most about race are talking the most about gun control.

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“Gun Death” Bumfight

Horrible:

A man who says he is the father of two of three teens charged with fatally beating two homeless men says that they too were once homeless, and he has no idea what prompted the brutal Friday night attack that police say left the victims unrecognizable.

“Progressives” hearts bleed at the tragedies of homeless deaths, but also they fixate on “Gun Death”, and this had none. So do they care?

The answer is “No, not really”.

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