The IRS and the Prez

May 30, 2013

Douglas Shulman, Director of the IRS, visited the White House 157 times in 5 years. His predecessor visited the White House just once. So, the extra scrutiny of conservative groups was “inappopriate, but not politically motivated.” Sure. Especially the 118 visits during the time that the time that the extra scrutiny was being carried out, [...]

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Damn Dogs

May 27, 2013

We get them as puppies, usually. They play with you, and cuddle, and whine and cry and yap at night while you’re trying to sleep. They learn to walk on the leash, and to come when called, and to “sit”, and to “stay”. And they poop and pee on the floor. After they’re house-trained, they [...]

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Obama Administration Failures

May 22, 2013

I could do a very long list – but I’ll stick with the short version. 1. Energy Policy – “Stimulus” money funneled to various “Green” companies, such as Solyndra, have been a huge waste. The various “Green” technologies just can’t compete on a cost-effective basis. 2. Foreign Policy – The “Russian Reset”. The Middle East [...]

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Who’s Going to Jail?

May 15, 2013

Speaker of the House John Boehner wants to know: “My question isn’t about who’s going to resign — my question is who is going to jail over this scandal?” House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday. My response would be — “Mr Speaker, when was the last time any government employee went to jail for illegally [...]

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A Notable Quote

March 27, 2013

“I have never understood why it is ‘greed’ to want to keep the money you have earned but not greed to want to take somebody else’s money.” Thomas Sowell

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St. Patrick’s Day

March 17, 2013

Lifted from BlackFive: If you cheat, may you cheat death. If you steal, may you steal a woman’s heart. If you fight, may you fight for a brother. And if you drink, may you drink with me.

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Blog Weirdness

March 2, 2013

I just noticed some “Warning” thingie right after my ‘Places of Interest’ on the right-hand side. I have no idea what’s wrong there. I’ll clean it up if I can figure out what the devil it means…

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The 2nd Amendment and Some Cops

March 2, 2013

Go, and read. Go ahead – This Chris Fernandez fella writes good stuff. Definitely link-worthy. “I don’t care if the law is popular with part of the country. I don’t care if some people think “This will make us safer.” They’re wrong. It won’t. I don’t care if highly placed “leaders” who think the Bill [...]

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Democide, Defined

February 23, 2013

H/T: Gunwatch Blog Source: Western Rifle Shooters Association Note: I’d picked up all of this, in a hap-hazard fashion, over the course of years. I never thought to string it all together, and I’m certain that I could never do it as well as Mr. Bracken has. Democide: Socialism, Tyranny, Guns and Freedom Democide is [...]

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Cars at the House by the Swamp

January 15, 2013

And, speaking of vehicles… Over the past few years, vehicles here at the House By The Swamp have changed. When we arrived, back in late 2003, we had a Saturn Vue and a Saturn SL2. Nice cars, but they started having niggling little problems, here and there. The Vue fried a battery, had a recall [...]

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