Benghazi vs. Newtown

Congress is spending a lot of time investigating the supposed security breakdown in Benghazi that resulted in the deaths of four Americans including our ambassador to Libya. Benghazi: a city so unstable and insecure that is just barely better than a war zone. It is amazing we only lost four Americans.

But when 26 [...]

Your Second Amendment is Already Limited

I can’t own a nuclear weapon. I can’t own a rocket propelled grenade. I can’t own a machine gun.*

So when you tell me that prohibiting the sale or ownership of another classification of firearm is severely restricting your rights to bear arms under the second amendment…well…I say baloney! Banning semi-automatic weapons or assault rifles [...]

Wiggy Extends Contest Submission Deadline

Perhaps embarrassed at having won his own contest, ” Dumbass Connecticut comments of the day ” conservative bombasticist James Wigderson appears to have extended the submission deadline to accommodate new entries.

 

Soon to be former Democratic State Rep. Jason Fields lands on his feet thanks to Scott Walker

Note: The title of this post has been edited.

What a shock this is…(not) Gov. Scott Walker appointed Rep. Jason Fields (D-Milwaukee) to the Social Development Commission Thursday.

Fields, first elected to the Assembly in 2004, was defeated in the August Democratic primary by Mandela Barnes.

Fields’ appointment to the SDC by Scott Walker just [...]

Are Conservative Brains Really This Stupid?

h/t Wonkette

Megan Mcardle at the Daily Beast has an idea for students the next time confronted by a crazy with a gun.

“I’d also like us to encourage people to gang rush shooters, rather than following their instincts to hide; if we drilled it into young people that the correct thing to do [...]

Blogging Blue’s “14 in ’14”

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