Budget Fiction – The Bipartisan Lie

Both major parties lied to us in the 2012 election, about all kinds of things. One of their biggest whoppers, and a bipartisan one, was their budget projections. President Obama and the Democrats lied to us about this, and so did the Romney/Ryan/GOP team. In particular, they grossly misrepresented revenue in the next few years. …

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Projectiles, Kinetic/Muzzle Energy and Stopping Power

When bad guys are shot in Hollywood movies, they fly backward from the force of the shot and are immediately disabled. You can see an example in this clip from Dirty Harry at about 45 seconds in: That’s not really what happens. Here’s a video that shows various animals shot by hunters. Some of them …

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Hyperinflation Signs

There are a few more signs of currency hyperinflation coming to the US and the world. For background see recent posts about Hyperinflation 2013, and Scared about hyperinflation. –Update: Latest post on Global Hyperinflation– First, from a global perspective, the Wall Street Journal says even the Swiss are printing money now: The nation’s central bank …

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Cuomo Gun Ban Violates Second Amendment

Excerpted from my Albany Lawyer blog Read the full story at Cuomo Gun Ban is Unconstitutional: NY Governor Andrew Cuomo’s so-called SAFE Act (Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act) is unconstitutional. The law explicitly goes after “military-style” firearms while purporting to protect hunting and sporting purposes. The Second Amendment is not about hunting and sporting uses …

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Piers Morgan: Unbelievably Wrong and Dishonest

Piers Morgan has continued with his gun-bashing. Here’s his latest, Deport Me? Morgan makes a number of huge mistakes and misrepresentations in his assault, not unlike Jason Alexander’s rant against the AR-15. Here are key points where Morgan (and other gun control nuts) go unbelievably wrong: [M]y anger turned to blind rage when I saw the …

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