Author Archives: Oscar Gordon

Your Daily Dose of IQ Poison

Is this article from UC. If you can make it past the first paragraph without openly weeping or your head exploding, you are a better person than I.

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Police Just Can Not Handle Criticism

A few days ago, I found this article on Calibre Press, which is critical of Radley Balko.  I don’t recommend the article itself, but at the time, the commenters were having a field day taking the author’s arguments apart, and … Continue reading

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An Interesting Twist in Self-Defense Law

Via Volokh: Seems that in CA (& Idaho?) if you kill a person in self defense and you also happen to want the person dead for other reasons, you can lose the affirmative defense. The take away, for those in … Continue reading

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Awww Hell NO!

Hell FUCKING No! What political dick sucker in the US Navy decided that it would be a good idea to name a combat vessel after Gabby Giffords? Seriously, is the Navy & USMC fresh out of MOH winners to name … Continue reading

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Oh?! You Thought That Money Was Yours? Silly Little Subject…

Too bad they are intercepting the checks in the mail, much harder to shoot them then.

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Cool Trick

You know how Joe is always going on about Flour Bombs and all that?  I think this illustrates the effect nicely.

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Incentives Matter

Despite my very liberal tendencies, the details in this article are exactly why I tend to butt heads with liberals by and large.  I understand the desire to help those less fortunate, and to prevent innocent kids from falling into … Continue reading

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Fine New Fiction

FYI to all, our friend Rolf, over at Joe’s place, has put his first story out there for sale on Amazon. I was one of the proofreaders for the story, and found it a very enjoyable yarn, in a unique … Continue reading

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Dear NSA

In this new year, if you aren’t feeling loved & appreciated, allow me a recommendation (because I know you are reading this). Use your great & powerful data collection skills to find & destroy spammers & the authors & distributors … Continue reading

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At the office

A coworker stops me in the hall & asks, “Have you heard about the shooting in LA?” Me: “What, is it 1030 already? CW: “Haha, no, at LAX.” Me: “Oh, yeah, that shooting, the one that made the news.” Update: … Continue reading

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