Daily Archives: September 2, 2010

Friday Fiction: Dracula’s Guest

If you’ve ever read the original Dracula by Bram Stoker, you’ll want to read the prequel — a deleted first chapter, really — also by him. It’s pleasure I’ve returned to every Fall for the last few decades. Enjoy. Dracula’s … Continue reading

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When Was The Last Time You Got Your Ass Kicked?

More of the usual brilliance from The Last Psychiatrist.

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RNS Quote of the Day, 09/02/10

Found in this thread on saubier.com: …when I was flying in to Bozeman I was talking to a real cowboy (hat, boots, drawl and all).. I asked him what they do with the cattle when its -20 degrees and such. … Continue reading

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The High Cost of Higher Education

The economist takes a look and here is a nifty graph to make it clear This part sounds ever so familiar (same problem in large corporations, public schools, law enforcement, etc.) The Goldwater Institute points to a third poison to … Continue reading

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Another Example of Why You Need CCW Insurance

I’ve said before why I think CCW insurance is the greatest thing since sliced bread. Lots of cities and states out there aren’t gun-friendly; California’s CCW regime is opening up as we speak, county by county, and so there’s a … Continue reading

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The Soundboard: Back to Blues Edition

Had to put the bass drums to bed for a while and wandered to the Derek and the Dominoes Live at the Filmore album. I went looking for that version of this track, but couldn’t find it. This one will … Continue reading

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Maybe there is something we can learn

from those European social democracies after all. From the article: But there’s another reason why I can let my daughter swim in the Amstel, and that is that I’m pretty sure that in a well-regulated country like the Netherlands, the … Continue reading

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A question

From this article we get this quote from a police official: “Officers’ safety comes first, and not infringing on people’s rights comes second,” Healy said. So the question is, is this right?  Should an officers safety rise above a citizen’s … Continue reading

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