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Archive for December, 2011

Happy New Year

Here’s hoping that you have a safe and happy New Year. I’ll be partying hard tonight, and by “partying hard,” I mean nursing a bourbon and coke while I watch the kids pass out in front of the television while my bride and I watch Dick Clark do his thing.

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Occupy Charlotte burns U.S. flag

They’re displaying all the class we’ve come to expect from these communist radicals. Some members of the Occupy Wall Street group in Charlotte, N.C., are under fire for setting American flags ablaze, but one of the protesters is defending his incendiary actions. “Those were actions taken on my behalf,” Occupy Charlotte member Alex Tyler said […]

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Not exactly something I have committed to memory, either.

Can anyone tell me why they would have an anti-sodomy law memorized… even an “important” one? Former Senator Rick Santorum is hitting Gov. Rick Perry for not being familiar with Lawrence v. Texas.  Hell, if someone as me what it was, I probably would have figured a BCS bowl game matchup. Rick Santorum mocked Rick Perry […]

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D.C. ordered to pay more than $1 million in Heller fees

Oppressing their citizens just got costly for the District of Columbia. The District of Columbia has been ordered to pay more than $1 million in attorneys’ fees as a result of a historic gun case that was ultimately decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. Dick Heller sued the city in 2003 over its ban on […]

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Russian nuclear sub fire that I’m somehow just hearing about “finally” out

This is unsettling. The fire broke out Thursday at an Arctic shipyard outside the northwestern Russian city of Murmansk where the submarine Yekaterinburg was in dry-dock. The blaze, which shot orange flames high into the air through the night, was put out Friday afternoon and firefighters continued to spray the vessel with water to cool […]

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