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It’s All About the Backlash

It’s All About the Backlash

One thing you can count on after an act of terrorism: the blood won’t be dry before worries about a “backlash” take center stage. So it is with last night’s terrorist attack at a St. Cloud, Minnesota shopping mall. The Minneapolis Star Tribune headlines–rather bizarrely, under the circumstances–“Anti-Muslim tension […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Things to consider...

Things to consider…

"The signs. Why don’t the bad guys obey the signs which say ‘Guns not allowed on these premises’? They just don’t." There is an old saying – "Don’t bring a knife to a gunfight!" Why? Because if you did, you would lose badly. However there is something even worse. […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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Drawing inferences in St. Cloud

The mayor of St. Cloud just held a press conference with law enforcement authorities on the stabbing rampage at the Crossroads Center mall last night. Other than crediting the off-duty officer who killed the perpetrator (identified as Jason Falconer) with acting promptly at his own risk to to lives, […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Delusion In Little Mogadishu

Delusion In Little Mogadishu

Islamic State has claimed credit for the stabbing of nine people at a shopping mall in St. Cloud, Minnesota. The terrorist, who was shot and killed by an off-duty policeman from another jurisdiction who, happily, was armed, has now been identified . As expected, he is a Somali-American, of […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Terror comes home

Terror comes home

"The police cannot be everywhere at all times. But the citizens can. If enough are armed and trained." I have been expecting this. And dreading it. The table has been set for quite a while now. Our somewhat naive state of Minnesota is a cornucopia of soft targets for […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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Clueless in St. Cloud

One of the many chilling moments in the terrorism trial this past May in Minneapolis was the presentation of a piece of evidence that passed in a flash without comment. The evidence was a photograph of one of the defendants dressed in the uniform he wore when he worked […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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For the House, Stewart Mills

For the House, Stewart Mills

Power Line helped to launch Stewart Mills’s political career in 2013, when we posted his video letter to senators Franken and Klobuchar . The video was an effective defense of gun rights in general, and the AR-15 in particular. Mills’s family owned Mills Fleet Farm, a chain of rural/exurban […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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