I Heard It On The NARN

Bill Reichert is running for Hennepin County Commission. Greg Ryan is running for US Congress in CD4 – Saint Paul, Ramsey and part of Washington Counties. Tom Emmer is the incumbent Representative in the Sixth CD. Jason Lewis is running to replace John Kline in Minnesota’s Second CD. And […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Counterpunch This

Counterpunch This

To: Donald Trump From: Mitch Berg, Ornery Peasant Re: Doyyy Mr. Trump, I started disliking your public persona thirty years ago. While I’m told you are a perfectly fine human being in person, your public persona – the garish extravagant gaudiness, the constant noise – was always off-putting. Still […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Meanwhile, tick, tick, tick

Another day, another kick of the can down the road : America’s slow-motion public pension train-wreck (by some estimates, the shortfall currently exceeds $3 trillion) has been kept in motion for years by deeply dishonest accounting practices employed by state and local governments, which presume unrealistically that pension funds […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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At Long Last

I’ve been looking for the perfect word to describe the cultural left’s most noxious rhetorical habit. At times, I’d despaired of ever finding it. But Wendy McElroy pretty well nails it. The term “kafkatrapping” describes a logical fallacy that is popular within gender feminism, racial politics and other ideologies […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Shot in the Dark

Joe Doakes from Como Park emails: I have a dilemma. On one hand, I hate to support gun buy-back programs because they’re a waste of money on feel-good foolishness that will have absolutely no effect on crime. This one is especially idiotic because the sponsor – Pillsbury – plans […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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I’m Sure This Is A Surprise…

…to the clueless; Chicago – the city with all the gun control that “ProtectMN” and Michael Bloomberg want (with the possible exception of “the disarmament of everyone else”) is seeing violence at a record clip : July 2016 was the “deadliest July in 10 years” for heavily gun-controlled Chicago: […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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