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it was going to happen eventually

Well, would you look at that – it would appear as though some enterprising young entrepreneurs scumbag burglars with an internet connection went and used The Journal News’ map of firearm owners to pick out their next target:

A White Plains residence pinpointed on a controversial handgun permit database was burglarized Saturday, and the burglars’ target was the homeowner’s gun safe.

At least two burglars broke into a home on Davis Avenue at 9:30 [...]

do not go gentle

No, this weblog will not be participating in the "National Day of Blogger Silence".

As I have already expressed at other sites, people who participate in that non-event (how can it be an "event" if you do not do anything?) are giving convicted-bomber-and-now-political-terrorist Brett Kimberlin and his despicable supporters exactly what they want – yet another conservative / libertarian / anti-authoritarian / individualistic weblog silenced and suppressed, only this time, you are doing their [...]

quote of the day – david e. young

A lot of anti-rights lawyers like to make a lot of noise over how much education they may or may not have received, and how many cases they have managed to stay awake for, and how smart they are, and so on so forth, but it is always interesting to note how little their superiors and betters care about their opinions – how many times have their comments been cited by any kind of higher [...]

the reasoned discourse of the csgv

Has anyone else noticed that the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence has posted all their various vicious attacks and malicious threats against firearm owners on their Facebook page, where you have “Like” their malignant organization in order to comment on the posts? 

In short, they are practicing “Reasoned Discourse” of the purest variety… either you agree with them, and their vindictive hatred of pro-rights advocates, or you are not permitted you voice your opinion.  [...]

one million boxes to rule them all

As pretty much the entire world is aware by now, Egypt pulled the plug on their Internet connection during their recent “troubling times”… The exact mechanics of how this particular authoritarian action was accomplished are somewhat immaterial to this post, but the upshot is that for around a week, no one connecting to the ‘net from Egypt could reach any web server outside of the country, with the opposite tactic being employed for cell phones [...]