Bill Maher’s Head Discovers Real World, is Confused (and some stuff on guns)

Bill Maher is a liberal who has a show on US TV. I haven’t seen much of it, but I understand it’s the usual liberal sneering. Thing is, Bill has long called himself a libertarian. He’s clearly not a libertarian of course. It was always ridiculous, but what’s even more ridiculous is that he’s now trying to explain the difference… Continue reading Bill Maher’s Head Discovers Real World, is Confused (and some stuff on guns)

Gun and Other Deaths in the US – Graphed

After spending much of the day commenting on Kiwiblog, I have complied this chart from data at this anti-gun site. The results are extremely interesting: 1. The gun murder rate pretty much follows the general murder rate. 2. The 30,000 “gun deaths” quoted in the media is very deceptive as this includes suicides. 3. Gun suicides are going up,… Continue reading Gun and Other Deaths in the US – Graphed

How not to help your cause

There are a variety of ways of responding to a massacre of innocent people. This probably ranks up there in the top 10 worst ideas. The Journal News story includes comments from both sides of the gun-rights debate and presents the data as answering concerns of those who would like to know whether there are guns in their neighborhood.… Continue reading How not to help your cause