The Kavanaugh Hit Job

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D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh appeared headed toward a narrow, partisan, confirmation to a seat on the Supreme Court of the United States this time last week before California Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstein decided to slime him. The charge For two months, Feinstein had been sitting on a letter from Christine Blasey […]

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The Wrong Way to Restore Media Credibility

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Today, at the behest of the Boston Globe, more than 350 newspapers, large and small, are publishing editorials taking aim at President Donald Trump’s constant complaining about “Fake News” and the biased news media. This is the wrong way to restore media credibility in the people who already mistrust what reporters are telling them. Two papers […]

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Cakes, Guns, and willful animus

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If I asked a liberal Colorado baker to make a pro-Second Amendment cake in the shape of a gun, could they refuse my business based upon their conscience? I bring this up not because it’s happened, but because what’s happened this week in Colorado brings to mind a lot of what is happening in our […]

Free speech and anti-gun hysteria

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This has been a banner week for attacks on free speech and general anti-gun hysteria from the usual corners. Open carry coming soon I spent an hour Monday talking with Dave Congalton about a recent decision from a 3-judge panel of the 9th Circuit that found a right for law-abiding citizens to openly carry a […]

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Banning plastic straws

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Research done by a 9-year-old has identified the newest environmental evil: plastic straws. Now woke cities across the nation are banning plastic straws. Over at Reason magazine, Christian Britschgi lays out the numbers, and the ultimate effect (none) that the bans will have on plastic straw pollution. At most, straws account for about 2,000 tons of […]

Bake the Cake, Bigot

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The Supreme Court today, in a 7-2 decision, gave a small victory to defenders of religious freedom in the Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, also known as the “Bake the Cake, Bigot” case. Justice Anthony Kennedy, writing the majority opinion, based his ruling on the explicit, anti-religious statements made by the commissioners of the Colorado […]

Debating guns

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I spent two hours Thursday evening debating guns with William Yanes on the Dave Congalton local talk show on 920 KVEC. You can listen to the two hours here. Hour 1: Hour 2: (Note, I’ve archived copies of all of my radio appearances and guest hosting gigs. You can find them using the navigation bar […]

A mental health problem, not a gun problem

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Last Friday’s tragic school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas should tell us, once again, that we have a serious mental health problem in this country, instead the political left will make it about guns. Not the usual suspects The 17-year-old Texas shooter (Hoystory does not name mass murderers.) killed 10 and wounded […]

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The U.S. Embassy opens in Jerusalem

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For more than 20 years, U.S. presidents have put off moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem as directed by overwhelming majorities in Congress in the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995. Yesterday, the United States finally made it official. I’ve said before that I would praise President Donald Trump when he […]

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Don’t bring a knife to a gunfight

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I’m sure you’ve heard the axiom that you don’t bring a knife to a gunfight. It really doesn’t require much explanation, but for the dimwitted among us, it is basically a warning at attempting a fight with obviously inferior weapons to those of your opponent. In an editorial published last weekend (sorry for the delay, […]