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'I Told You So'

The War on Guns (Codrea) - 8 hours 46 min ago

“People are waking up, saying, ‘Wait a minute, what do you mean I need a gun?’ All of a sudden they're realizing that this affects them.” [More]When he initially approached me, I declined to speak with contributor Joshua Hersh because of past differences with the way Vice News has treated the gun issue. I've also come across my share of reporters who have tried to set traps, manipulate statements out of context, and flat-out lie.

Hersh asked me to review some of his work, including:
I decided he focuses on the facts, plus I've gotten pretty fair at smelling setups and taking care of myself, so I agreed to talk with him.

What you're seeing in his report is a distillation down to highlights-- only seconds of our conversation made its way into this. Hersh and I spoke for around half an hour, pretty cordially, and I expect the others did as well.

I'm glad I did. This piece strikes me as fair, even though I know Hersh and I still have our differences, so that says a lot. I think he did a good job and based on this, if he approaches anyone else on "our side" for an on-the-record chat, I'd say do it.

My only points of clarification: I emphasized the "I told you so" I was seeing was not as gloating as the statement implies. I also don't consider myself a "gun lover" and think that characterization trivializes -- with SEO-conscious editors, I'm not sure how much control Hersh had over that title.

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Abrupt Rule Change – Temporary Judicial Assignments to the PA Supreme Court – Has The Court Been Afflicted By COVID?

Firearms Law Blog - 12 hours 37 min ago

It is with a heavy heart that I write this article. Unbeknownst to me, on Thursday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court abruptly issued an Order promulgating a change to Section 701 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Judicial Administration. This change adds section (c)(7) to the Rule providing for "Temporary Judicial Assignments to the Supreme Court. Requests … Continue reading Abrupt Rule Change – Temporary Judicial Assignments to the PA Supreme Court – Has The Court Been Afflicted By COVID? →

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When people complain about Trump changing positions on the danger from the Coronavirus note what the experts were saying

Crime Research (Lott) - 20 hours 6 min ago


“This is not a major threat for the people in United States, and this is not something the citizens of the United States right now should be worried about” - Dr. Fauci to @gregkellyusa, Jan 21, 2020

Pennsylvania State Police Are Now Enforcing Governor Wolf’s Stay-At-Home Order

Firearms Law Blog - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 13:00

Police agencies are now taking steps to enforce the Governor and Department of Health’s “Stay Home” order. A woman in York county has now been cited for driving her car in violate of the “Stay Home” orders. It is therefore a good time to review what that order says: The Governor has ordered: All individuals … Continue reading Pennsylvania State Police Are Now Enforcing Governor Wolf’s Stay-At-Home Order →

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You Never Want a Serious Crisis to Go to Waste

The War on Guns (Codrea) - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 11:39
Gavin Newsom: We Will Use Pandemic to Usher In Progressive Era [More]Yep. Give more power to those responsible for reintroducing diseases eradicated decades ago back into the country.

It's the Opposite Day "progressive" thing to do!

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It Depends Upon What the Meaning of the Term 'Insider Trading' Is

The War on Guns (Codrea) - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 11:28
In late February, when the U.S. stock market was in the early stages of slipping on news of the coronavirus outbreak, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband, Paul, began buying up tech stocks and stock options. [More]It's a big club and you ain't in it.

[Via Michael G]

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Who Better to Decide than a Democrat Apparatchik?

The War on Guns (Codrea) - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 11:02
But Peterson, judge for the U.S. District Court Western District, decided that the MacIver Institute is simply a think tank, not a news organization, with an “idealogical mission.” [More]Not that an Obama appointee has an ideological mission of his own (and somebody tell Townhall it's "James D." not "William"...

Government-"Authorized Journalists"...

What could go wrong?

[Via Michael G]

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Speaking of Disenfranchising...

The War on Guns (Codrea) - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 10:59
Yet in the Coronavirus relief package recently passed by Congress, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her fellow Democrats tried to include language making it easier to commit voter fraud with the ballots of our military stationed overseas. [More]As far as infecting everything goes, the Coronavirus is not our greatest worry.
[Via Michael G]

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Understanding the War

The War on Guns (Codrea) - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 10:10

T.L. Davis notes new channels for getting the signal out. [More]

He'll need our help to do it.

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Just Please, Don't Throw Us in That Briar Patch!

The War on Guns (Codrea) - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 10:03
Carolina Cox, a prominent Chilean social influencer took to social media to denounce the conditions there and called on the Chilean government to get her home, before she erased her social media posts and presence. [More]Not that! Try holding your breath 'til you turn blue, instead.

What will we do if this c-word (commie) -- who finds the real-world actualization of her goals something to demand escape from -- decides to stop gracing us with her opinions?

I haven't been this upset since Chrissy Teigen threatened to "take [her] talents" elsewhere.

[Via Michael G]

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CHO's on First?

The War on Guns (Codrea) - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 09:44
“People think the World Health Organization should change its name. It shouldn’t be called the WHO, it should be renamed the Chinese Health Organization (CHO). This appeal is truly resonating with the people,” the vice PM said. [More]I'm fine with canning Teddy Boy. I just can't get myself to sign a petition with a goal to "help the world to gain faith to the UN and WHO again."

Besides, what's not to trust?

[Via Jess] and [Via Wynn A

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'The Target Now Used by Professionals'

The War on Guns (Codrea) - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 09:20

That's the slogan on a full-page ad running in the current issue of Shooting Industry magazine for these.

If the enforcers are going to be conditioned to blow a citizen away, I guess it only makes sense to have them focus on the ones the ubiquitous narrative tells them are the greatest threat. Besides, think of the "progressive" outrage if one were to diversify and become inclusive and vibrant.

Don't want to get them mad-- they might not like us.

This is a job for Thad Kirkland, who values the First Amendment as much as he does the Second!

And in fairness, leave it to the "Only Ones" to make things worse.

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The Day the Earth Stood Still

The War on Guns (Codrea) - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 08:59
The coronavirus pandemic is making Earth shake less [More]Anthropomorphic global shaking?

I'm sensing a ground-floor wealth transfer opportunity here in vibration credits alone...

It reminds me of a bumper sticker my sister saw some years back:

STOP PLATE TECTONICS
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A New Breed of Welfare Parasite

The War on Guns (Codrea) - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 08:54
The ailing news industry, struggling during a pandemic-induced economic slump, is pressing for new government relief as media outlets scramble to keep covering the health crisis. [More]It's not like many are qualified to get jobs where you actually have to know something.

Hey, as long as we're passing out the "gibs," will it just be for "real journalists" or do "just a bloggers" qualify?

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Some Good News for a Change

The War on Guns (Codrea) - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 08:45
European leaders warn coronavirus could lead to the breakup of their union [More]They've been practically begging for a Caliphate anyway...

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These are the Good Old Days

The War on Guns (Codrea) - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 08:40
Germans snitch on neighbours flouting virus rules, in echo of the Stasi past [More]So I take it that means Merkel hasn't been hanged yet...?

And remember, with "progressives," every day is Opposite Day.

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For the Children

The War on Guns (Codrea) - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 08:36
Mentoring the Next Generation - A strong and knowledgeable adult figure is essential in the proper upbringing of youth in modern times. [More]Just like we used to until our prominent "influencers" decided ignorance is strength.

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As the Mask Slips

The War on Guns (Codrea) - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 08:31
U.S. coronavirus deaths top 1,000 in single day, White House expected to recommend everyone wear masks [More]I'd love to

But how?

Perhaps our friends in the People's Republic could turn this into a "win-win" by flooding the market with counterfeits?

Boy, if this was "due to guns," the MILMs would be having nonstop orgasms, no doubt their first in years not induced by cats.

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As the Coat Turns

The War on Guns (Codrea) - Fri, 04/03/2020 - 08:18

Trump Says Without Cheap Foreign Labor "We're Not Going to Have Farms" [More]More betrayal of the base from the Professor Harold Hill of politics.

I'll take the price increase because, unlike now, I'll see what it is upfront and have a choice.

I am so tired of making excuses for a man who seems bound and determined to push me away.

So would I rather have Biden?  Of course not. I'd also rather not have an opportunist who, the first massacre after he wins a new term, will suddenly find "assault weapons" (and more) "negotiable" because he doesn't need us anymore.

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Essential Freedom

The War on Guns (Codrea) - Thu, 04/02/2020 - 15:53
Some Washington gun dealers keeping stores open, defying Inslee’s order amid coronavirus outbreak [More]It will be instructive to see which gun companies will continue to service the LE agencies that go after their retailers.

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