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The Left’s Gun Fetish

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On April 14, 2013
When I was going through my hate campaign from the NRA, there was a weird set of internet anarchists also hoping I would lose my job. Calling myself and others who were defending me “statist leftists,” they thought guns were central to their hope of fomenting their fantasy revolution and that leftists who supported gun […]

NRA Logic

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On March 21, 2013

This is a weird story, but it totally makes sense that a doctor handing out illegal prescriptions would use this argument: Dr. Gracia Mayard, 61, is accused of distributing oxycodone between Jan. 1, 2

As a white male, being attacked by the hate-spewing mouthbreathers of the internet gun lobby was horrible. Were I a black woman like Zerlina Maxwell who rejected the ludicrous notion that women should be responsible for preventing their own rapes by carrying a gun, the awfulness would have been magnified 100-fold.

Today in Crazy Land

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On February 21, 2013
Utah wins Crazy State of the Day, as a bill allowing people to carry concealed weapons without a permit–that’s right, without a permit–passes through a House committee. It’s real hard to see what could go wrong: But Mathis also acknowledged — under strong questioning from Rep. Brian King, D-Salt Lake City — that his bill […]

NRA Enemies List

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On February 2, 2013
How the deuce am I not on the NRA enemies list? What the heck does a C-list blogger have to do to get on this list, use common metaphors that right-wingers pretend call for the assassination of the NRA wacko Wayne LaPierre in order to stoke mock outrage and distract attention from the fact that […]

Gun Control

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On January 16, 2013

President Obama is proposing quite an expansive set of gun control legislation. It’s very impressive and it’ll be interesting to see whether it can past. In a sense, this will be atest of

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