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The Nanny State

I play tennis, not very well but I enjoy it. Last summer, I managed to injure my shoulder while attempting a backhand. Not a big deal, laid off tennis for a while and everything got back to normal. 793 more words

Grandstanding Doctors and Lawyers Call for Gun Control


On Tuesday, nine doctors and lawyers, claiming to represent their medical and legal organizations (and by extension, the members of their professions), strained their credibility and made fools of themselves with a… 523 more words

Anti-gun Asshattery

California Cartridge-Microstamp Law Upheld

(Bloomberg) — California’s ban on new semiautomatic handguns that don’t stamp identifying information on the cartridge was upheld by a U.S. judge in a major loss for gun-rights groups. 568 more words

Anti-gun Asshattery

The joyless council jobsworths strike again!

What a joyless, pitiful, over regulated and petty country we’ve become. Okay, so this isn’t the most important, Earth shattering example of it but it is a bit of an real eye roller, of the “ 525 more words


The Montreal Conundrum

The Montreal Conundrum

There’s no leader, no one better, no one breaking ahead of the pack. Everyone has to be the same, standardized over decades by a creeping nanny state that takes care of everything and where nothing gets done. 315 more words

Are government assigned household health monitors the future?

Let’s face it. News from Scotland hardly ever makes it across the Atlantic. Probably the last event you remember from there was the failed referendum to secede from Great Britain several months ago.  478 more words