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Look, it’s not you. It’s…okay, it’s you. But it’s me, too.

Regular readers know that a few years ago I switched from the beater 1911 I carried for many years to a beater .44 Special revolver. And from that time, the revolver and I have had a roller coaster relationship. Look, … Continue reading

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Oh, dear. I totally missed this important historical anniversary…

But here’s a song about it.

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There must be a special irony hell for people who would pay extra to have a Gadsden flag on their license plate…

But except for that, everything in this article is bullshit. …sadly the flag’s nobility has been stolen. If you say so, Bubba. But here’s mine… H/T to Codrea.

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All right, all right

I got nothing. It’s a pretty morning and I’m going outside. Here’s a funny picture.

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If by some chance you feel the need to empty a bucket of ice water over your head on video, for whatever reason…

…Don’t set yourself on fire first. Really, it’s almost guaranteed not to enhance the experience. NOTE: NSFW due to language and industry-grade stupidity In my admittedly limited experience with the genre, this is surely the ultimate “hold my Everclear and … Continue reading

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Welcome to Seattle South…

Day before yesterday neighbor L said, “You got your seams caulked, Joel? It’s really gonna rain.” It was supposed to start Monday but Monday was kind of a bust. Yesterday the rain apologetically made up for lost time. Didn’t make … Continue reading

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Someday I’d like to see one of these things actually work.

Instead they always end up being heart-breaking cons. Wendy McElroy: The Fate of Galt’s Gulch Chile I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – If you want to live free, don’t sit back and wait for somebody else … Continue reading

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Really? That’s what they’re trained to do?

There’s your problem right there, then. Family upset officers used deadly force against suicidal teen Dig the journalistic neutrality in this one… During the encounter, officers with the Ottawa Police Department and Franklin County Sheriff’s Office were involved in a … Continue reading

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Okay, look, I’m not much of a joiner and don’t really have a strong opinion on the JPFO/Gottlieb thing. But…

Whenever Massad Ayoob weighs in on a matter, I always just sort of assume he’s wrong*. So now I hate the SAF, even though I didn’t when I woke up this morning. — *Because cops.

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You spent money on this? On purpose?

And then even after seeing what you’d wrought, you went ahead and made it public anyway. That’s…really amazingly stupid. I don’t make these things up… H/T to Bear.

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Hee. The Huey P. Newton Gun Club. I’m loving it.

As Donald Sensing correctly points out, this is the whole reason we ended up with a gun control movement in the first place. A southern white man could have driven around with a Maxim gun in the back of his … Continue reading

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Montana politics must be weird.

Way back when I was trying to decide where I wanted to live out the rest of my days, the state of Montana was on the short list. It didn’t make the cut because I didn’t actually know anyone there … Continue reading

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The Song of My People…

Yeah, allow me to retort by introducing you to the cuisine of my people. Landlady sent this to me this morning…

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This is the part where I pretend to be witty.

But I’ve only had one cup so far. I couldn’t make Little Bear grin if I had a handful of bacon. I feel like Pointy-Hair Boss this morning – and indeed have for the past few days, which is why … Continue reading

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Something sad is happening…

The two or three of you who haven’t already, go read Claire’s post about what may well be the sad demise of the quirky, occasionally chuckleheaded, frequently dysfunctional but invariably uncompromising JPFO I’ve loved for years. I’ve thought a lot … Continue reading

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Soggy Dawn

Yesterday afternoon was overcast and rainy and I spent most of it in a chair with a book. Tried to log on once and couldn’t get a connection, and wouldn’t have had anything much constructive to do with it if … Continue reading

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#12 Goes Home

#12, the hen who had a chunk eaten out of her by the Araucanas earlier in the summer, got a Jeep ride last night around nine. Physically she healed up pretty fast, scarring over the awful hole in her side … Continue reading

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I’ve said for a long time that I’m glad he spends so much time on the golf course, but…

…well… “The president walked quietly into the cafeteria of the school, tieless but wearing a blue jacket,” read the latest White House press pool report. “Eric Schultz accompanied him. Obama stepped to a podium and delivered his remarks, then turned … Continue reading

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Boy, I got the short end of that deal…

Annually, there’s a big problem at Hacienda Del J&H as the manure pile gets out of hand. Last summer I hauled it away with Ian’s tractor, but I couldn’t promise to do that this time due to reliability issues. How … Continue reading

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A Celebrity Mugshot for the Ages

Well played, Mr. Perry.

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