Monthly Archives: July 2015

Not pushing the boundaries

Of honesty. Just pushing dishonest policy. The National Gun Victims Action Council put a large number of civilians unfamiliar with firearms (and a few law enforcement officers) through a firearms simulator at Mount St. Mary’s University and magically discovered that … Continue reading

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RNS Quote of the Day: 07/30/15

It’s been a while, so it’s a bit of a long quote The worst kind of welfare state is the welfare state that is ashamed of itself and therefore feels obliged to pretend to be something it isn’t. Instead of … Continue reading

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Eating me up inside

So, a couple weekends ago I took an afternoon off and went to a Meet Up with some local folks who are “interested” in disaster preparedness. The topic was on “Hardening the Home and Neighborhood” and it was an interesting … Continue reading

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It would be frightening

To sit on this man’s couch. Is the field of social psychology biased against political conservatives? There has been intense debate about this question since an informal poll of over 1,000 attendees at a social psychology meeting in 2011 revealed … Continue reading

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On a rainy Sunday afternoon

I set out with a fresh pair of oxy-fuel bottles and a task of finishing my bollard cutting duties. Task complete! As you can see, I even had enough gas left to get my plate steel cut. Since we don’t … Continue reading

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Have a backup for your backup

…at your backup location. One of the attractions of our retreat in the hills was water availability. (Jim Rawles clued me in to that a decade ago. Embarrassed to say I hadn’t thought of it before then.) Water pump on … Continue reading

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I learned something new today

I did not know that you could be a felon on the run from law enforcement and still get your Social Security checks direct deposited. The leftosphere is seeing red at the idea that this practice might end. The large … Continue reading

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Imagine that!

When a UK teenager brings propaganda leaflets promoting palestinian terrorist groups to school, the police want to sit and chat. And the UK left is apoplectic. They sure don’t mind putting their noses into every other aspect of a child … Continue reading

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Supercharging

Their Debt Engine California Senate Votes to Open Up Obamacare to 2.5 Million Illegal Residents State Senator Richard Lara has already moved a bill through the California State Senate that would allow illegal immigrants to buy unsubsidized health insurance in … Continue reading

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One Down

Four to go. I finished the first, and largest, of the bollards this weekend. 24 inches tall and 25 inches long with a web 1/2 inch thick and a full inch thick in the flanges. About 250 pounds. I rounded … Continue reading

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