The teacher reading that poem in class is far sicker than the pervert making obscene phone calls. I believe the teacher did it to get some perverse satisfaction like the obscene phone caller, or worse, trolling for sexual prey.
The teacher should be fired for at least extremely poor judgement, if not because of suspicion of being high risk. Really, what academic value could there possibly be from reading that poem?
 March 3, 2015 at 12:51am
You probably won’t be making many friends at the range with a muzzle brake. I am not even particularly fond of the noise and blast from a guy in the adjacent lane having a flash suppressor, let alone from a muzzle brake.
March 3, 2015 at 12:46am
I have a .44 magnum Henry level action rifle. When I first shot it, I thought it had misfired because the recoil is so tame. A .44 mag has fairly sharp recoil in a handgun, but with the weight of a rifle and a stock to the shoulder, the felt recoil in a rifle is surprisingly (at least to me) little.
Wait, you shoot trap and you say you are recoil sensitive? I assume you are using a 12 gauge. If so, I wouldn’t say you are recoil sensitive.
One ounce, 2 3/4 dram loads. The trap gun is a perazzi and heavy enough in the stock that with one ounce loads is just below the point that beats me up. The .357 as a rifle load makes a real sweet shooting load. I found if I could see it with iron sights, I could hit it.
The Henry in 44 mag is my favorite deer rifle for PA bush...
March 3, 2015 at 12:08am
This one has me as an AR-15. A previous game had me as a 1911 .45ACP. The explanation of the 1911 was pretty good (no frills, value tradition, not a bells and whistles person). But I am really a bolt action single shot precision kind of guy. But I do like the AR-15 too (capable of high precision and high firepower).
 March 1, 2015 at 1:23pm
I agree, but He removes his protecting hand when his chosen turn from him. Perhaps that is really the point of this movement, to get his chosen to turn from him.
 February 28, 2015 at 3:35pm
The speech contained quite good and valid list of articles of impeachment of Obama.
February 28, 2015 at 1:23pm
To me, the really scary thing is that the recent liberty infringement incidents, including this one, have been happening in Texas. Texas is suppose to be one of the freer state where these incidents shouldn’t be happening. It wouldn’t be a surprise if they happened in New England or the Pacific coast, but TEXAS?!!
 February 28, 2015 at 1:04pm
The effect of what King is saying is that we should surrender our our republic to a dictatorship without a fight based on the LIE that national security would be in danger.
First I will speak to the lie: essential DHS activities WILL NOT be shut down BY LAW even if no funding bill is passed. Everyone in DHS will eventually get paid, EVEN those that are furloughed from the supposed “shutdown”.
2nd: It is the Democrats that are holding the US hostage in defense of a dictatorial action of Obama. (Though DHS won’t really be shutdown, contrary to the perception.) Why aren’t the GOP making this case to the people? Are they that stupid or incompetent? Or are they simply dishonest?
King’s comment is even more stupid than Pelosi’s “we have to pass the bill to find out what is in it”.
 February 27, 2015 at 3:30pm
There needs to be penalties for the lies and lack of cooperation. AND start routinely putting people under oath so they can be charged with perjury should they lie. Otherwise, why should IRS personnel cooperate? I doubt they are hardened criminals like drug cartel members. Start jailing some some of them over their contempt of Congress and/or perjury. They will start cooperating then. We might even get some whistle blowers come out.
Wasn't she under oath when she made her long statement of innocence, and then refused to answer on the grounds of the fifth amendment? That should be enough to charge her with perjury.
 February 24, 2015 at 9:21am
The Dems are relying on the ministry of propaganda (a.k.a. mainstream news media) to get away with their tactics. The fact is that essential DHS activities WILL CONTINUE even without this funding bill passed. The GOP needs to educate the public about that and how Dem tactics are despicable and dishonest and deliberately misleading the American public. The GOP is in the right. There is no need for them to surrender ANY ground. They only need to make the case and make it over and over again. At the moment, there are many non-Leftists that don’t understand that DHS essential services will continue even without the funding bill being passed.
February 22, 2015 at 5:46pm
I remember reading in a Boy Scout manual about 40 years ago of one technique for starting a fire is to short the electrodes of flashlight batteries with steel wool.
 February 22, 2015 at 12:20pm
Of course Mr. Williams is entitled to his opinion, but I don’t think his opinion is worth much. Fox can go ahead and keep paying him millions of dollars per year, but I think his only value is for Fox to be able to say they have Leftists on staff.
 February 22, 2015 at 12:04pm
But what does “teach the Constitution” mean? I have what I think is a good idea what you mean, but do you trust politicians and bureaucrats to interpret that how you intended? When I was in high school (late 1970s) my teacher of government class kept saying the Constitution is a “living and breathing document”. I was a good student (top 5, not merely top 5%), but I completely misinterpreted what he meant. I thought he meant that the Constitution is “living and breathing” because it could be amended as deemed desirable or necessary by the process outlined in Article V. I didn’t understand until a few years ago that “living, breathing Constitution” means that the Constitution essentially means whatever the h*ll judges and politicians want it to mean. That notion is so absurd that it didn’t occur to me that is what is meant by “living, breathing Constitution”.
My point is be careful leaving wiggle room in demands on government. As you can see by all the parsing contortions (such as the Obama administration trying to explain how “if you like your healthcare plan you can keep your healthcare plan, period” is not a lie) politicians do to try to convince us they didn’t lie. But I say if we can’t try the common and reasonable interpretation of their words, their words mean nothing. If it happens on a rare occasion, I can let it slide, but when it is a habitual situation like with Obama, I say they have no credibility.
“Teach the Constitution” would start with having students read the document along with the Declaration of Independence. What is it? What made it unique at that time? Who were the thinkers whose ideas influenced it (Locke comes to mind)?
I agree with your other observations. Our system of government depends on politicians having honor, ethics, and morality. It also depends on the electorate being well-versed in the issues and people for whom they are voting.
Unfortunately, too many in power are only driven by the acquisition of more power. That devolves our system from “inalienable rights endowed by our creator” to “rights bestowed at the whim of an aristocracy.”
 February 22, 2015 at 11:42am
This study shows that some people have a totalitarian mindset, particularly Dem voters. Republican voter tend not to have a totalitarian mindset. I don’t find this at all surprising. In fact, I fully expected these results.
I think Republican voters might be surprised at the degree to which Republican politicians have totalitarian mindsets, like Jeb Bush supporting amnesty by executive fiat, uncontrolled immigration, and the centralized control of education.
 February 22, 2015 at 11:32am
Do the Democrats really not know why they got their *sses kicked in 2010 and 2014? Do they really not know why Dems had to run as Republican-lite? (BTW, RINOs pretended to be conservatives during their campaigns.) Even in 2008 and 2012 when the Dems won, they didn’t win by communicating who they are. They won by creating a facade that people believed them to be what they wanted to believe. I remember Obama saying in an interview in 2008 that he is a Rorschach test, and he is right. The Dems, including Obama, did not win because people understood who they are. Of the people that voted for Dems, particularly Obama, in 2008 and 2012, understood how radically Left they are?
Alinsky tactics do work, especially when in collusion with the news media, and they got Obama reelected. But at some point results do matter. At some point the things that were suspected to be spoiled but were not sure have become sufficiently spoiled that there is no longer any doubt.
 February 21, 2015 at 10:57am
Here is the deal the Obama administration is negotiating with Iran: we (US) will life all sanctions and release all frozen assets and you (Iran) can go ahead and develop a bomb as long as you agree not to test it until at least a few months after January 20, 2017. This, of course, is to provide Obama plausible cover. Just like all other scandals of the Obama administration, the mainstream news media covers for him and he gets away with it if seems to the public that there is even the slightest chance he is not guilty.
 February 21, 2015 at 10:48am
She just sounds like the common politicians to me. I doubt this is an unusual story.
February 21, 2015 at 10:11am
I am damn tired of the Obama administration’s economic illiteracy. Walmart felt they needed to raise their minimum but it is not necessarily true that raising the wage will be good for all businesses. If it is good for a business, they will do it. They don’t want to make less money. All businesses are all individuals, each with their own unique set of issues they have to address.
Raising the minimum wage might be good for one company because that is what they need to do to attract the workers they need and those workers’ productivity would justify it. But another company that is barely surviving or with razor thin profit margins because of heavy competition won’t survive. Another case is the business is still profitable with the added cost, but the profit is too low to make it worth the trouble of continuing that business.
I have spent most of my career in start up companies. I know the challenges and huge personal risks in doing business. Leftist politicians don’t seem to understand business AT ALL. They particularly don’t seem to understand risk and not only needing to make a profit, but that the profit needs to be big enough to make the venture worth the trouble. If you were to start a sandwich shop which is profitable, but the profit is only $5k per year, are you really going to keep that shop open? Especially when considering that the level of profit isn’t constant. A company needs to keep reserves to survive lean times.
A company decides to do something in their best interest, and the gub'ment cites that as a need for more government?
I see it as a need for less government, let the system work.
Every time an Obama spokesliar opens his mouth, I throw up a little.
 February 19, 2015 at 10:57am
What happened is his own wealth and power became threatened.
 February 19, 2015 at 10:54am
The demonization of big companies is merely a demagogue technique to get support, as is the name “Net Neutrality”. It is really about the control of speech and commerce and money and power. Those in power can’t stand the thought of this uncontrolled beast that is the Internet.
The Chinese Communist Party was terrified of Fa Lun Gong because it managed to organize a mass of people without the Party knowing. Our government, especially big government types, particularly the ones with Marxist leanings, are terrified of how quickly information is disseminated without their control. They can’t have that just like all Marxist states have to control the media. The Internet is even more powerful that cable, radio, and print because an individual can be heard by millions instantly. That drives them nuts.