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the journal news and gawker media pull a commercial appeal

Not having a dog in this particular fight, I can only sit back and laugh at how quickly The Journal News and now Gawker Media are realizing that private American citizens enjoy their… well, privacy. Extra bonus points got to Gawker for labeling all firearm-owning New Yorkers as "Assholes" – way to make friends and influence people, especially in New York.

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dead weight

About every other day, I head over to the Commercial Appeal’s webpage, and run a quick search for “handgun” to see what new hoplophobic diatribes they have put forward as supposed journalism. I have been trying to ignore the plethora of “imported” news they seem to be posting these days (i.e. articles that come from other newspapers or news services), but buried in the mess of articles like that, is this column by Bryan Brasher.