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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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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Well, that’s just TFB!

From The Wall Street Journal: Family of Driver Killed With Taliban Leader Mansour Files Case Against U.S. The complaint, filed in Pakistan, accuses unnamed U.S. officials of murder and terrorism By Qasim Nauman | May 29, 2016 3:20 p.m. ET ISLAMABAD, Pakistan—The family of a taxi driver who was killed alongside Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar …

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The toll of Political Correctness is 14 dead Americans Will anyone learn the right lessons?

July 3, 2001, was a day I will never forget. I was at the concrete plant when the cement tanker driver, a 41 year old independent trucker who looked to be in good shape, complained that his chest hurt. “You’re probably having a heart attack,” I joked. “Well, my left arm does hurt.” We laughed …

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Prepare for the “workplace violence” meme for #SanBernardino

From RedState: The Washington Post Tries to Humanize the Terrorists By: Erick Erickson (Diary) | December 3rd, 2015 at 11:27 PM They didn’t do this with the Colorado shooter. They just passed him off as a violent Christian extremist. But the Washington Post wants you to know The home Farook grew up in was troubled …

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I deliberately chose not to comment until all of the facts were in But such considerations didn't slow down the left!

From RedState: Blaming White Americans First By: Erick Erickson (Diary) | December 3rd, 2015 at 04:00 AM There is an interesting trend worth noting. In the face of tragedy, the political left always blames rational Americans first — not crazies, not terrorists, but rational Americans with whom they have political disagreements, who tend to be …

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Did President Putin take action while President Obama dillied and dallied?

From The Jerusalem Post: Report: Russian ground troops arrive in Syria in unprecedented military action US officials say Russia positioning tanks at Syria airfield Russia confirms that explosive downed plane over Sinai In an unprecedented move, Russia has sent ground-troops into the Syrian battlefield in support of Bashar Assad as the dictator struggles to maintain …

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Da’ish and Hamas are simply different parts of the Islamist enemy as a whole We cannot fight Da'ish without also supporting Israel

From The Wall Street Journal: Paris Attacks Undercut Western Hopes of Containing Extremists G-20 leaders expected to rethink approach to fighting terrorism By Damian Paletta | November 14, 2015 9:26 a.m. ET WASHINGTON—The consecutive terror attacks that killed 224 people on a Russian charter plane Oct. 31 and well over 100 in Paris on Friday …

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This is what happens when you choose to work in a war zone

From The Wall Street Journal: Obama Apologizes for Afghan Airstrike on Hospital President calls head of Doctors Without Borders before U.S. completes probe of deadly attack By Carol E. Lee and Felicia Schwartz | Updated Oct. 7, 2015 7:10 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama personally apologized for the deadly U.S. airstrike on a hospital run …

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