Guns v. Prescription Drugs in 2010

In 2010: 8,775 firearm related Murders. [FBI] 31,672 total firearm related deaths. [CDC] (Includes the 8,775 above) 61% of those were suicides (19,392). There were 12,280 non-suicide related firearm deaths. Compared to 38,329 total drug overdose deaths. (CDC statistics from Associated Press) 22,134 were prescription drugs. (opioids like OxyContin and Vicodin contributed in 3 out … Read more

Obama, Illinois and Handguns

If Obama is so worried about Illinois and guns, why doesn’t he point out that in 2011 only 0.2% of all Illinois murders (452) involved a rifle of any kind when he’s pushing for a new ‘assault weapons’ ban? (the total number for the year being 1) Only 2.6% of all U.S. murders in 2011 … Read more

Obama Says Gabby Gifford Deserves a Vote

From Obama; “Gabby Giffords deserves a vote. The families of Newtown deserve a vote. The families of Aurora deserve a vote…They deserve a vote.” That’s like 150 votes and they already have the right to cast that vote. In fact, the Giffords even created a Super PAC to lobby for gun control…that’s more than just … Read more

The United States of America…Where We Punish The Healthy

Regarding the Supreme Court’s decision, I think their Interstate Commerce validation is fallacious. The Interstate commerce clause authorizes Congress “To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with Indian Tribes.” The problem is, you have to have commerce for interstate commerce to apply. In this case they are not regulating the … Read more

For What It’s Worth:

For what it’s worth, and because I’m tired of getting into political debates where people create their own facts: You can write this down and see how correct I end up being in the next 5-10 years…frankly, I hope I turn out to be wrong this time. The Euro is going to continue to fall, … Read more

Since 2012 candidates seem to be from fantasy land…

Since the 2012 Presidential Election seems to be drawing candidates from the most extreme walks of life, whom appear to be living in some type of delusional fantasy land, I have decided I am going to vote in the 2012 election accordingly: H&K / Colt  for Pres / VP Suggest Cabinet members as: Blackhawk, Hazard 4, … Read more

Sarah Palin, Less Than Human?

You ever notice how Sarah Palin always compares herself and her followers to things that are less intelligent than humans? Pit Bulls, Grizzly Bears…I guess she feels that acting more on animalistic instinct and less on logical, rational thought is somehow a positive change? Bite first, consider the situation secondarily? Now we have “Mama Grizzlies” … Read more

Nuclear Threat et. al

I have to admit I’m a bit confused by a couple of things…and I am not a stupid man.  1)  On January 14th 2010, the board of directors of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists at the University of Chicago moved the Doomsday Clock away from destruction for the first time since 1991.  It was the … Read more