Civil Litigation

Barak Obama and Bill Clinton have just fallen to 2nd and 3rd great gun salesmen in history. Antifa is leaving them in the dust. “More than 6.5 million gun-sale background checks were conducted from January 1 through April 30, according to the latest NSSF research, which showed a 48% year-over-year rise from the same period in 2019. Firearms retailers surveyed by NSSF in May estimated that 40% of their sales came from first-time gun buyers.” When I started writing on the gun issue in the late 1970’s, the US was producing 3 million firearms a year. In the last…
Just got the word. He’d been with the gun rights movement for eons. He left the only written account I know of relating to the Cincinnati Revolt of 1977, which created the modern NRA, and of which he was one of the team of good guys. Yep, he was an established activist 43 years ago. Good man.…
Yesterday the Arizona Daily Star ran an article on covid-19, saying that its incidence increased ten days after Governor Ducey lifted the order closing non-essential businesses. Ten days was chosen, the article said, because that was the accepted interval between exposure and the development of symptoms. (They were a little mistaken: it’s more like five days average for symptoms to develop, plus five days average for testing results to be posted. But ten days is a good interval. I responded with a letter to the editor, which I doubt they will publish, pointing out that by the same standard the…
Story here. The proposal is to do away with the police department and adopt a “transformative new model of public safety,” whatever that is supposed to mean. As Herschel says, thank you, Antifa, for publicly demonstrating why the 2A is so relevant. And how the “progressive model” is insane as a model for government. Near five centuries ago, Hobbes laid out the core purpose of government: providing security. We all give up the legal right to victimize others, in return for them giving up the same, and government comes into being as a way of enforcing that. And, P.J.…
Captain’s Quarters nails it. They’ve brought the Second Amendment home for many uncommitted people, put paid to the argument that since police are there to protection you you don’t need self-defense capabilities, why would you need a large capacity magazine, etc.…