Category Archives: human rights

The Ugly Racial History of Gun Control | Richmond Times-Dispatch

The Ugly Racial History of Gun Control | Richmond Times-Dispatch. A great article on the history of the 14th amendment and McDonald.

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Some interesting thoughts from a brave and interesting woman. Q: What does Islam do to the liberal psyche? A: Confuses it. The liberal psyche wants to protect minorities, to apologize for imperialism, colonialism, slavery, and the appalling treatment of black … Continue reading

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Iran+Womens rights yeah okay.

Because women always suffer the most in earthquakes, the United Nations has named the grrrl-powered Islamic Republic of Iran to its Commission on the Status of Women. The UN made the move after Iran withdrew its equally comic bid to … Continue reading

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Rhetoric and violence

Interesting look at the history of violence in American politics. H/T to Random Nuclear Strikes

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From Random Nuclear Strikes

According to the new rules on “Rights”, this means that each and every citizen now has a “Responsibility” to purchase a firearm so that they may “Keep and Bear” it, lest their fellow citizens be burdened with having to put … Continue reading

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Privacy and the state

My sweetie and I were discussing privacy issues with regard to the government i.e. should the government be able to black out certain areas on google earth like Military bases. I am of the opinion they shouldn’t be able to, … Continue reading

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‘Rape prevention’ or ‘rapist protection’?

‘Rape prevention’ or ‘rapist protection’?Kent makes some excellent points. It’s the 21st century, women (and men) are allowed to say no to unwanted attention and enforce that no if necessary with an effective tool.

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Actually, Jonah, in taking on ‘don’t ask, don’t tell,’ Obama is saying to gays, ‘bite me’ — Cynthia Yockey, A Conservative Lesbian

Pretty interesting thoughts, as a vet who served with a couple gay guys and knew several more from other MOSes and as a flaming libertarian I have no problem at all with repealing DADT. As a side note I love … Continue reading

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Something to remember

The founder of the JPFO  Aaron Zelman wrote a book a few years ago about mass murder and who the reigning champs are and it isn’t Timothy McVeigh or Osama.http://www.jpfo.org/filegen-a-m/deathgc.htm#chart   it’s something to keep in mind when a politician says … Continue reading

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Free speech and power

From The Breda Fallacy comes this cool little video which ably points out not everyone has the freedom to speak or even read.  

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