Category Archives: gun control

Morning Awful: What Freedoms Are Not Free

Yes, they banned Batman costumes from theaters. Because the lesson of Batman is when the Joker commits a crime, you should go beat up a jaywalker in response.

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The Enduring Last Stand Of Gun Culture

Over at Huffington Post, Sam Stein laments the absence of strong gun control initiatives in the wake of last weekend’s shooting: (T)he inclination — from the sets of cable news shows to the desks of political reporters and the halls … Continue reading

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Cognitive Dissonance

Doof quote of the day goes to Lindsay Graham: Graham described the bill as an instrument of those who would ban guns altogether. “We’re talking about a constitutional right here,” he said, explaining that he could not support a bill … Continue reading

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NYPD Busts Gun Shows With Hidden Cameras

In case you haven’t heard, the NYPD has done a hidden camera investigation of gun shows: As regular readers know, I’m not anti-gun nut. But I can’t help but think that if this video had been taken in an ACORN … Continue reading

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Armed Liberals

ZIRGAR’s recent comment on my Epistle to Gun Huggers speaks for me, and for all armed liberals: Yes, they have the right to wear their sidearms wherever they choose, and as a gun owner and under the protections of the … Continue reading

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Dear Gun Hugger

The wingnuttosphere is doing a pee-pee dance over MSNBC’s editing of an Arizona town hall gunman “to conceal his race.” But there are only two reasons to bring an assault rifle to a health care town hall meeting: either you … Continue reading

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What Obama Can Do About Teh Wacky™

By now, you’ve heard the news that Richard Poplawski ambushed police officers with a high-powered rifle in Pittsburgh. And you’ve probably heard his friends say the killer thought Obama was going to take his guns away. Maybe he got that … Continue reading

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Kevin Bacon, Star Trek, and Urban Violence

While hanging out at Bob Cesca’s Goddamn Awesome Blog Go! today, I found myself posting a very lengthy comment, on which I now base my blog for the day. Why do gun owners “bitterly cling” to their guns? Because guns … Continue reading

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