davidl on June 27th, 2008

Roger Clegg, National Review, reports that Senate has passed yet another silly and unconstitutoinal apology: On February 26, the Senate passed a “Resolution of Apology to Native Peoples of the United States.”  It is now pending in the House of Representatives. First it makes “findings,” one of which is that “the policies of the Federal Government […]

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davidl on June 27th, 2008

More on Bit’s comments about the Canadian Human Rights Commission(CHRC) battle against freedom, Ezra Levant reports from the front lines: The Canadian Human Rights Commission, like any petty tyranny, has a strong instinct for survival. As I predicted last week on the Michael Coren Show, that instinct would cause them to drop the complaint against […]

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Eric Florack on June 27th, 2008

Not that it ever amounted to much anyway, but Fox Business blog notes that the gas tax holiday went bye bye, before it ever got going. And let’s be honest, here, 18.4 cents at the pump doesn’t even scratch the surface of the tax take going on, here. Of course, that news shows up just […]

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davidl on June 27th, 2008

Sorry, I’m just not excited about this at all. Know why? Because there never should have been a handgun ban in the first place. So as far as I’m concerned, this decision was way overdue, and it’s about damn time. The sad part is that the decision should’ve been 9 – 0, Cassy Fiano, On […]

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Eric Florack on June 27th, 2008

Billy commenting again about Sullivan and his praise for $4/gasl gas had me hunting around for something. While doing that, I found something else… a post of mine from about a year ago, that perhaps deserves revisiting, so as to get some background on both the larger issues and particularly Sullivan’s nonsense and the roots […]

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Eric Florack on June 27th, 2008

I made a flash yesterday about Heller, et al  yesterday, but didn’t really comment much on it.  I guess I should comment for the record, that I support the ruling. Personally, I thought the case fairly well cut and dried, given both the language and the cultural context in which that language was written. The problem, here […]

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Eric Florack on June 27th, 2008

The New York Times: WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a law meant to level the financial playing field when rich candidates pay for their own political campaigns. The 5-to-4 decision, legal experts said, was significant for rejecting the rationale behind the law, known as the “millionaire’s amendment,” and for confirming the […]

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