The anti-gun rhetoric remains emotional and reactionary, and serves no real purpose other than to provide politicians with their own arsenal of ammunition: public posturing, finger pointing, and the shameless exploitation of tragedy to further their political agendas.
In President Obama’s own words, a “fundamental change” is taking place. Like many tyrannies of the past, it’s been a gradual process. And like many tyrannies, much of the population can’t see it coming.
When it comes to obsessive-compulsive micromanagement, the nanny-staters could fill the case loads of every therapist in Washington. And they never run out of ways to inflict their neurosis onto their victims.
As the debate rages on, we are at least reminded of the math illiteracy we face in our schools and society. It also serves as evidence that the minimum wage proponents don’t really care about the math anyway—just as long as they can take credit for handing out more money to low wage earners.
Greenpeace certainly crossed the line with this threatening child exploitation video.
I think it could be a healthy exercise in individual self-reliance if we were to actually shut down the government, let’s say one month out of every year. Thirty days of roughing it without the benefits of government services. It would be like a camping trip and a civics lesson rolled into one.
By his own words, NYC’s Mayor Knows Best has admitted that he believes he knows better than his citizens as to what’s good for them.
Up against the wall, fatso.