Lots of talk has been bantered about since yesterday’s decision from the Supreme Court that invalidated the Child Online Protection Act. It is sad indeed that Congress can pass a law, only to see it overturned by the court, then re-pass it to meet their Constitutional requirements only to have it cast down again. This amounts to nothing short of a Judicial veto, identical in effect to a Presidential veto. So what if we restricted the ability of the Supreme Court to strike down law, vis a vis a Judicial veto override?
The guns I want, in no particular order:
Its just a start, of course. What prompted all this? A trip to the gun shop and a realization that I can’t afford anything I want just yet.
Sigh. Soon, hopefully.
This is one of the reasons I am glad that neither Phoenix nor Tucson have two baseball teams. But you have to admit, inter-city mockery can be pretty funny sometimes.
larkspur – noun – A plant of the genus Delphinium, especially any of several tall cultivated varieties having palmate leaves and long racemes of showy, variously colored spurred flowers.
… and believed that he was the differentiation operator. His friends had him placed in a mental hospital until he got better. All day he would go around frightening the other patients by staring at them and saying “I differentiate you!”
One day he met a new patient; and true to form he stared at him and said “I differentiate you!”, but for once, his victim’s expression didn’t change. Surprised, the mathematician marshalled his energies, stared fiercely at the new patient and said loudly “I differentiate you!”, but still the other man had no reaction. Finally, in frustration, the mathematician screamed out “I DIFFERENTIATE YOU!” — at which point the new patient calmly looked up and said, “You can differentiate me all you like: I’m e to the x.”
And to think, this guy could have been President.
My finger itches. Time to go to the range.
Shooting Holes in Wounding Theories. ht: KDT. GRRR! Bandwidth limit exceeded! Anyone know any mirror sites?
The Army’s new .50 cal sniper rifle, in need of some improvements, but otherwise a good reach-out-and-touch-something gun. ht: The Donovan
New Gun categories on eBay. New rules too: you can’t sell 80% complete receivers, even though their legal with the BATF.
New Boom-Booms for the Army. Hat Tip: The Donovan
Three NRA pieces on guns. Good reading.
dauphin – place – A historical region and former province of southeast France bordering on Italy. After 1349 it became an appanage controlled by the eldest son of the king of France.
poetry doggerel. This haiku I wrote in Hawaii.
Orange, Yellow, White and Blue
Sinking to Darkness