Archive for January, 2013

A Death in the Family Reminds of ObamaCare (plus, Time to Vote!)

Last week was a tough week for me. My poor cat “Lefty” died on the operating table Thursday after suffering from the fastest occurrence of cancer I’ve ever seen in my life, going from perfectly healthy on Halloween to violent convulsions two weeks later to his death just two months after that. What made it […]


January 28, 2013
Posted in: General, Healthcare, Money

“Gun-free Zones” are NOT “magnets for crime”

On the January 13th edition of Fox “news” Sunday, they invited Larry Pratt, Executive Director of “Gun Owners of America”… a man that makes the NRA’s Wayne LaPierre sound reasonable… to discuss gun control. Briefly, the GOA is a group that believes there should be absolutely NO gun laws, period, and that placing ANY restrictions on gun ownership is “unconstitutional” (never-mind that whole “well regulated” bit). […]


January 21, 2013
Posted in: Crime, Guns & Violence, myth busting, Politics

Dear Mr. Biden. Focus on the Ammunition, not the guns.

All day long, from 8am to 5pm Monday thru Friday, I listen to Progressive talk radio streaming from my PC (no Liberal Talk radio stations in Houston) all day long while I work, and a caller into one show the other day asked, “At what point does your right to ‘stay safe’ trump my Second Amendment rights?” Argh! […]


January 14, 2013
Posted in: Crime, Guns & Violence, myth busting, Politics, Rants, Seems Obvious to Me, Unconstitutional

First Rice Now Hagel. Why? Because They’re Not Senators

First, the claws came out for Susan Rice, and by all reports, tomorrow/Tuesday President Obama will nominate Chuck Hagel to be his next Secretary of Defense, and the GOP will go after him with as much venom as they directed towards Ambassador Rice over the mere possibility she might nominated Secretary of State. I personally don’t believe Rice was ever really […]


January 7, 2013
Posted in: Election, fake scandals, Partisanship, Politics, Seems Obvious to Me