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July 30th, 2015

Bye Bye Boehner: Saying Goodbye to the Champion We Never Knew

Conservatives cheered in 2014 when Republicans gained control of the U.S. Senate and strengthened their hold on the U.S. House of Representatives in a monumental mid-term whooping of the Democratic Party.  I certainly remember grinning happily as race after race went to the Republicans.  “Finally,” we thought, “the near-daily erosion of our country’s present, our children’s futures, and the values which made this country great is over!”  Our jubilation was short-lived, however, as it quickly became strikingly apparent that the leaders of the two chambers of Congress – Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) in the House and Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in the Senate – were not the strong fortress wall that we hoped would halt (or at the very least slow) Obama’s and the Democratic Party’s liberal agenda. Instead, the past two years have demonstrated that neither “leader” is a fortress wall; even calling them a “gate” is generous as neither leader has demonstrated any intestinal fortitude to stand up for the conservative principles on which they campaigned and which helped send them back to Congress. For the past year-and-a-half, we have watched the Republican leadership in the House and Senate vote to give Obama and the Democrats most everything they have asked for with little fight and then bemoan their own perceived powerlessness.

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June 8th, 2015

Obama targets Gun Talk on Internet

There seems to be nothing sacred to Barack Obama, including free speech and private ownership of firearms. So says the the National Rifle Association, NRA, in an article in the Washington Examiner. Using federal bureaucracy and regulations, Obama is attempting to stop all blogs, chats, and even websites from talking about guns. The State Department is preparing to modify the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, ITAR, and the Arms Export Control Act, AECA, to restrict information on firearms. If it goes through, those who dispense even the most basic, technical information on guns and ammunition could face a fine of up to $1 Million dollars as well as a prison sentence.

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March 10th, 2015

ATF Reverses Ammo Ban, Claims ‘Publishing Mistake’

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, ATF, now say that they are not going to ban the so-called ′armor piercing′, green-tipped ammunition common;y used in the AR-15 rifle. That the alleged ban on the M855, 5.56mm NATO rounds was a ′publishing mistake′. A typo! This, despite the fact that they actually tried to justify the ban based on a law from 1986 against purpose-made ′armor piercing′ rounds which could be fired from pistols, or handguns, against law enforcement officers and federal agents wearing ′soft′ body armor. The green tipped ammunition, as I explained in a previous article on the subject, are tipped with a polymer which is designed to improve ballistic performance and actually make the round safer to use when hunting or target shooting.

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January 8th, 2015

Right Movie Review – Atlas Shrugged, Part III, Who Is John Galt?

So who is John Galt? Kristoffer Polaha stars as John Galt in the movie, Atlas Shrugged, Part III. The DVD came out on Tuesday, as well as being available ′On Demand′ through the cable service I subscribe to. The third and final portion of Ayn Rand′s marvelous tome, pitting Capitalism against Socialism came out last September but was only in some 242 theater screens, and briefly at that. So if you haven′t seen it yet, now is your big chance! But is it worth seeing? If for no other reason, we have the lovely Laura Regan cast as Dagny Taggart.

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October 27th, 2014

50th Anniversary of Ronald Reagan ‘A Time For Choosing’ Speech (Video)

Today is the 50th anniversary of the ′A Time for Choosing′ speech that Ronald Reagan made on television for the Barry Goldwater campaign. The speech launched the political career for Reagan and set the foundation for the Conservative Movement. Reagan sums up the whole fallacy of Modern Liberalism in just under 30 minutes. In clear, simple language, Ronald Reagan exposed the entire failure and boat-load of lies concerning Big Government and the alleged altruism it claims it provides. He showed by numerous examples how government programs actually harm citizens, misleads them, abuses them and over-taxes them. How government programs are convoluted and completely illogical. Big Government, to Ronald Reagan, defies common sense and rational thinking.

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April 27th, 2014

What? Guns Everywhere and No One Gets Shot???

The NRA convention has come and gone from my hometown, Indianapolis. The media gave it the predictable mixed bag coverage and now the grand debate on gun rights moves to another place and time. Meanwhile, the question that will go unasked, much less answered as the last Bible clinging, gun clutching right wing radical leaves the convention center isn’t what happened here, but what didn’t. Read the rest of this entry »



April 22nd, 2014

Palcohol, Powdered Alcohol, Needs a Bar Rescue

Calling John Taffer! Despite reports last week that the US government has approved the sale of Palcohol, a powdered alcohol that turns water into rum or vodka, it now seems that Uncle Sam has reversed course. The US Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau announced Monday that the miracle of powdered alcohol, invented by Mark Phillips, has not been approved for sale to the public. One of the issues in the decision Monday, according to the Palcohol website, is that the ′Fill Level′ is not properly marked on the product′s bag and the amounts may have discrepancies. Phillips invented the substance so that people could make Lemon Drops and other cocktails while on camping trips or in other circumstances where carrying bottles of booze is an inconvenience. Critics say that Palcohol provides more access to alcohol for below-legal-age drinkers. I have to wonder what John Taffer, master of Bar Science and host of the hit TV series, Bar Rescue, thinks about the future of powdered alcohol?

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April 13th, 2014

Feds Pull Back In Nevada Cattle Ranch Standoff

Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy and his family can breath a sigh of relief, for the moment, as the Feds retreat on their standoff. For several days, tensions increased in Clark County outside of Las Vegas as the Bureau of Land Management began rounding open Bundy′s herd of cattle from public lands known as Gold Butte. While the initial claim that this was all about saving the allegedly endangered desert tortoise, what this whole affair really comes down to is money. The Feds claim that Bundy owes some $1 million dollars in graving fees. There are also reports that there may have been a ′land grab′ motive, that allegedly, Harry Reid had a deal cooking for a Chinese built solar farm for the property. Whatever the case, the standoff is over, though Bundy′s troubles with John Law are not.

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