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Low-information Slate reporter asserts North Carolina law will allow people to drink while armed in bars.

There is either purposeful deception going on here, or world-class ignorance. As Dahlia Lithwick noted earlier this week, the Republican-dominated North Carolina state legislature has gone a bit bonkers, passing all manner of ridiculous legislation. One example: On Tuesday, legislators signed off on a bill that will allow concealed-carry permit holders to bring a concealed […]

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Were progressives sent real ricin? Or bean mash from fertilizer?

According to Wikipedia, ricin is a highly toxic poison that can kill in very small amounts: Ricin/ˈraɪsɪn/, from the castor oil plantRicinus communis, is a highly toxic, naturally occurring carbohydrate-binding protein of the type known as lectins. A dose the size of a few grains of table salt can kill an adult human.[1] The median […]

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Colorado newspaper editor calls for NRA members to be summarily shipped to prison camps

This is what passes for reasoned discourse in the mainstream media: I have seen the light. After all these years, I now agree that it’s fruitless to give the benefit of the doubt to people who are so obviously corrupt, so clearly malevolent, so bent on hurting innocent people for their own sick gain. No […]

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Secede, Hell.

A Daily Beast writer named Lee Siegel has issued an “edgy” rant about how much he hates the South, and how he wishes he wouldn’t have to deal with our politics, religion, people, or culture anymore. He wants us to secede. Seigel’s display of contempt for flyover country isn’t even original, and appears to have […]

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Questioning Bruce Holbert’s gun accident in the New York Times

The New York Times never misses a chance to wave the bloody shirt to champion gun control, and they were happy to give some novelist name Bruce Holbert a chance to lament a gun accident in which he shot and killed his friend. Quite frankly, it looks a lot like manslaughter: …I never had much […]

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