How Not to Sell Gun Control


Scott Adams has a post up that looks at the problems the two major parties have reaching any compromise on gun control. His analysis boils down to

But Democrats are unlikely to talk Republicans out of gun ownership because it comes off as “Put down your gun so I can shoot you.”

Read the whole thing.

It’s Time To Rerun This Post


Originally Posted on 16 January, 2013

Questions I Ask Folks Favoring Gun Control

1. I’ve survived a gunfight; have you?

2. I’ve run out of ammunition and had to change magazines during a gunfight; have you?

3. Why do you want to limit the ability of a law-abiding citizen to survive being attacked by a criminal?

4. Have you ever fired a pistol or revolver?

5. Have you ever fired a rifle?

6. Have you ever fired a shotgun?

7. What kind of firearm is easiest to use in a confined space?

8. What kind of firearm is easiest to shoot accurately?

9. Why do you want to limit a citizen’s ability to choose the safest and most effective firearm for his particular circumstances?

10. What kind of ammunition is most likely to incapacitate the person shot while reducing the danger to bystanders?

11. Why do you want to limit a citizen’s ability to choose the safest and most effective ammunition for his particular circumstances?

12. Are you a hoplophobe?

Hillary Clinton and Math


In an apparent attempt to prove that her math skills are as poor as Bernie Sander’s socialist bookkeeping, Hillary tweeted this Venn diagram.

https://twitter.com/HillaryClinton/status/733694076961329152/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

The tweet won’t embed for some reason (embarrassment?), so here’s an image of her tweet …Hillary's Venn Diagram

… and one of the math-competent replies—Venn Reply