It’s a war out there: a war of perceptions. Reality doesn’t matter. The perception of reality does.
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This is the first comment I’ve seen about the possibility of impeaching the president. I put a bumper sticker on my car the day after Obama was elected in November 2007: “Impeach Obama.” I’m glad to learn that at least some people are starting to agree with it.
This is what they’re teaching the kids.
Despite suggestions bubbling through the internet that government agencies are deliberately flooding manufacturers with orders for billions of rounds of ammunition in order to create “de facto” gun control, a more reasonable explanation might just be that demand has temporarily outstripped supply and that eventually – inevitably – they will come back into balance, just like they have in the past.
Such an announcement of surrender on gun controls emanating from the mouth of the devourer doesn’t mean they won’t stop trying. This battle is lost, but the war goes on.
Waste of such magnitude is to be expected, especially by students of history who know that wars – deliberately wasteful and destructive – always lead to more debt and more centralization. They also risk bankruptcy.
When Katharine Gun intercepted and leaked a top secret memo from the US National Security Agency to the British Government’s Communications Headquarters where she worked, the ripples from that leak nearly ended the Iraq war before it started.
In one magnificent gesture a gun accessories manufacturer near Boulder, Colorado, has vowed to move out of the state if the legislature passes a bill restricting magazine capacities, while in the meantime initiating its “Boulder Airlift” to “bring much-needed supplies to freedom-loving residents trapped inside occupied territory.”
In the darkening days of restrictions on gun ownership here in Colorado, Magpul has announced a clever marketing strategy that enhances its own position, offers its customers a great deal, and sticks its thumb into liberals’ eyes.
My Random House Dictionary defines tyrant as “a king or ruler who uses his power oppressively or unjustly.” That about nails it.