Daily Digest: Incongruity

It’s often said that a liberal is a conservative who hasn’t been mugged. True story. After a close encounter with a knife-wielding thug, the fog of utopianism clouding my world view began to lift. It took a long time to emerge from the miasma of well-intentioned elitism created by the authority figures of my youth. But I can see clearly now their reign has gone. Like comedian and million dollar Obama supporter Bill Maher I don’t think I like what I see. Unlike Maher I have an idea of what it might mean to be takin’ it to the streets if, God forbid, Big Brother shreds the Constitution . . .

A gun. Many guns. Millions of guns. For all his intellectual firepower, professed love of liberty and comedic chutzpah, men like Maher are like deer caught in the headlights. Even when they see it coming they can’t bring themselves to get the hell out of the way. Which is about all you can expect from any Jew who doesn’t understand the meaning of the words “never again.”

More cognitive dissonance in today’s Digest . . .

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We said GUN buyback. Big lines at gun buyback, which nets a missile launcher blog.seattlepi.com

The latimes.com is fast and furious about restricting 2A-protected rights to “save” Mexicans but slow and complacent when it comes to Uncle Sam-approved full-auto rifle sales to our southern neighbors. Stem the flow of guns to Mexico

Because they aren’t. If ‘Assault Weapons’ Are Bad . . . Why Does DHS Want to Buy 7,000 of Them for Personal Defense? theblaze.com

How can you discuss women and gun rights without mentioning rape?

A concession stand? “Hunting equipment should be taxed, too, just to be fair, but at a lower rate.”  To reduce gun ownership, tax weapons like property kansascity.com 

The NRA is venal? Flashback: Senator exits MILCON following Metro exposé, vet-care scandal metroactive.com

Obama may shoot skeet at Camp David but the Palace of Westminister has a rifle range in the basement. (Not a lot of people know that.) Mystery over cost of House of Lords rifle range telegraph.co.uk

Firearms training (courtesy nytimes.com)

The text says one thing (gun industry corrupting youth) the picture says another (gun industry teaching responsible use of firearms). Selling a New Generation on Guns Front page of the Sunday New York Times.