Daily Archives: May 27, 2010

It’s a Day of Remembrance

Not just an excuse to take the day off and cook burgers and drink beer. Now that I think about it, does anyone anymore take 3 minutes and face the East on November 11th?

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Wintermute has a new study

Says Gun Owners who become felons but don’t surrender their weapons are very likely to commit future felonies.

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Schadenfreude

More from The Last Psychiatrist: Those of you expecting the rise of the Chinese Dragon and the collapse of the American Eagle are all going to die, along with your grandkids, way before that ever happens. Plan accordingly. …not everyone … Continue reading

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Mrs. DuToit on the Tea Party

From back in February, but it’s still an interesting read.

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Obamacare Makes One Small Business Into Many Tiny Ones

The IRS came out with the regulations for the small-business health-care tax credit. Free money from the .gov, for up to 35% of your employees’ health-care premiums for the next few years (six, I think). Catch is, it’s phased out … Continue reading

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Polymer-Frame Scroll Engraving

I did not know they could do that. I think that actually looks pretty spiffy. Found at Collectors.

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Counter-terror Adviser Defends Jihad as ‘Legitimate Tenet of Islam’

During a speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, John Brennan described violent extremists as victims of “political, economic and social forces,” but said that those plotting attacks on the United States should not be described in “religious … Continue reading

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If the leadership never feels the pain

Time and again, we are led into uncharted territory by leaders of one kind or another. We end up wandering in the wilderness while they proceed to the Promised Land.

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So that’s why Octopii are so smart!

One boy’s answer, when asked what animal he wished to be, provided the funniest response, Linkletter once told an interviewer. An octopus, the boy said, so that he could grab the many bullies in his school and hit them with … Continue reading

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Breakin’ the Law

And living to tell the tale An 80-year-old Chicago man shot and killed an armed man who broke into his two-story house in a pre-dawn home invasion Wednesday on the city’s West Side. At about 5:20 a.m., the homeowner and … Continue reading

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