The #FreddieGray trials

From The Wall Street Journal: Baltimore Officer Acquitted of All Charges in Freddie Gray Trial Prosecutors fail to secure conviction in fourth trial involving 2015 death of black man in a police van By Scott Calvert | Updated July 18, 2016 3:35 p.m. ET BALTIMORE—A judge on Monday acquitted police Lt. Brian Rice of manslaughter …

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How the professional media try to distort the truth

From Reuters: Imprisoned U.S. soldier Manning hospitalized in Kansas (Reuters) – U.S. soldier Chelsea Manning,1 imprisoned for handing over classified files to pro-transparency site WikiLeaks, was hospitalized, her (sic) attorney said on Wednesday, after media reports that Manning had attempted to commit suicide. The Army confirmed Manning, 28, who was born male but identifies as …

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Democrisy: The left want us to do as they say, not do as they do

From The New York Times: How the Other Fifth Lives Thomas B. Edsall | April 27, 2016 For years now, people have been talking about the insulated world of the top 1 percent of Americans, but the top 20 percent of the income distribution is also steadily separating itself — by geography and by education …

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A wimp with a byline is frightened by an AR-15 His name and his photograph show that he's male, but he's certainly not a man

A wimp writes in the New York Daily News: What is it like to fire an AR-15? It’s horrifying, dangerous and very very loud By Gersh Kuntzman | Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 11:21 AM It feels like a bazooka — and sounds like a cannon. One day after 49 people were killed in the Orlando …

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#OrlandoShooting: Hillary Clinton would take away your rights

From The Wall Street Journal: Hillary Clinton Presses for Stricter Gun Laws After Orlando Shooting Democratic candidate denounces ‘anti-Muslim rhetoric’ in speech in Cleveland By Janet Hook | June 13, 2016 7:57 p.m. ET CLEVELAND—Democrat Hillary Clinton, in her first extended response to the massacre in Orlando, denounced “inflammatory anti-Muslim rhetoric” and pushed for stricter …

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So, which one makes more sense?

I received two e-mails today, one from the Democrats, and one from the Libertarian Party. First, the dummies: Dana — This weekend, as Orlando’s LGBT community celebrated Pride, we were struck by the deadliest mass shooting in our country’s history. We now know that this tragic event was fueled by hate — and made possible …

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Count on it: the left will try to use the Orlando massacre to take away your Second Amendment rights

U.S. official: No evidence of direct Islamic State link to Orlando shooting By Jonathan Landay and Mark Hosenball | 4:30 PM EDT WASHINGTON, June 12 (Reuters) – Islamic State claimed responsibility on Sunday for the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, but U.S. officials said they had seen no immediate evidence linking the militant group …

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12 gauge justice

When we move down to the farm in 2018, I’ll buy a 12 gauge shotgun, and any drone which I happen to spot over my 7.92 acres will be shot down. From The Wall Street Journal: Should You Be Allowed to Prevent Drones From Flying Over Your Property? Two legal experts debate who has the …

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Gungrabber Hillary Constantly protected by armed guards, she doesn't want law-abiding Americans to have guns to defend themselves

From CBS News: Hillary Clinton goes after Donald Trump, gun lobby By Hannah Fraser-Chanpong | CBS NEWS May 21, 2016, 9:30 PM FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton attacked Donald Trump’s proposals on firearms Saturday as dangerous for America’s children, just one day after the GOP’s presumptive presidential nominee garnered the endorsement of …

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The glass cliff?

I have noted the crappy journalism of Gannett, specifically USAToday, previously, and here’s another example: Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer gets $55M to leave Matt Krantz, USA TODAY 3:24 p.m. EDT May 1, 2016 Yahoo (YHOO) just disclosed the size of its executive pay packages and Marissa Mayer stands to make millions coming or going. The CEO of …

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