F-15s Should Be Sold Next to Corollas on Used Car Lots

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Every day some dullard spouts off some lame version of Joe’s idiocy, so we’re just going to get out in front of it today:

F-15s should [be] sold next to Corollas on the used car lots.

That being said, we’ll take two.

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Firearms Policy Coalition @gunpolicy
Posted May 17, 2024 on X.

One of the things I like about the FPC is their boldness.

It is Not About Safety

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A new study listing Washington as the eighth most-dangerous state in the country refutes the hype from national gun control groups which give the state high marks for gun laws, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms observed.

The study, by the Simmrin Law Group, is being reported in newspapers across the Evergreen State. Yet Washington gets an “A-” on the Giffords gun control scorecard, while the Everytown for Gun Safety gun prohibition lobby group brags that Washington is “#9 in the country for gun law strength.”

“Evidently,” CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb observed, “the gun prohibition lobby is living in an alternate universe. Giving the state such high ratings probably won’t make the families of violent crime victims feel any better. We’re still waiting for anti-gunners to explain how, after almost ten years of pushing increasingly restrictive gun laws, which only penalize law-abiding citizens, the number of Evergreen State murders has more than doubled. Clamping down on gun rights was supposed to reduce murder and mayhem.

CCRKBA 
April 29, 2024
STUDY REFUTES HIGH GRADES FOR WA GUN LAWS BY GUN BAN GROUPS | Citizens Committee For The Right To Keep And Bear Arms (ccrkba.org)

As we have known for a long time, it is never about safety of the ordinary person. It has to be about something else.

Prepare appropriately.

Knives and Rifles

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More people are killed by slashing or stabbing than are killed with rifles or shotguns of any type. In 2022, according to FBI data (the most recent year for which it is available), 1,216 people were murdered with knives or cutting instruments. That same year, 489 people were murdered with rifles (of any kind), and 161 died from shotgun blasts.

So, what Australia just reminded the world about gun control is that restrictive firearms policies do not prevent murderous mayhem.

Dave Workman
2024
On The Cutting Edge – American Handgunner

What this tells us, as if we didn’t already know, is that the battle over semi-automatic rifles is not about their utility as an offensive weapon. It is about the defensive use of them. They do not want you to be able to defend yourself with a rifle.

Prepare appropriately.

Interesting Perspective

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Right now, this very moment is a very complicated time for gun violence prevention activists because with Biden in the White House, the media does not want to aid us in demanding stronger gun reforms because whatever Joe Biden does is suddenly the right thing to do.

When Donald Trump was the president, calling for an assault weapons ban and saying that the measures that he was putting in place were not nearly enough was a very popular opinion. Now if you’re calling for an assault weapons ban, suddenly you’re just an angry leftist who will never be happy with anything.

Cameron Kasky
May 12, 2024
Parkland activist says achieving gun reform harder under Biden because everyone wanted to ‘stick it to old orange man’ (yahoo.com)

Sometimes it is easy to believe that your political team is disorganized, ineffective, lazy, corrupt, and/or uncaring about your primary political objectives. It is good to know that your political opponents have the same belief about their team.

There is a good chance both set of beliefs are valid.

Sign It and Spread the Word

Do you remember Judge Abena Darkeh? She is the judge who said,

Do not bring the Second Amendment into this courtroom. It doesn’t exist here. So you can’t argue Second Amendment. This is New York.

There is now a Change.org petition to demand her removal from her position. She should be prosecuted and sent to prison, but taking a baby step is better than nothing at all.

Sign it and spread the word.

How Would They Know?

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You gun folks have small penises

Toodaloo (@eagle1434)
Posted on X on June 08, 2023:

It’s not only another Markley’s Law Monday, it is another science denier!

You should also note that Toodaloo deleted their post about gun owners.

How does this person think they know that? From personal experience with a large enough sample size?

Of course, do not expect anti-gun person to use data and/or rational thought to determine truth from falsity. Peterson Syndrome is a real thing. These people tend to not have a means of determining truth from falsity. They have beliefs based on nothing but faith. And the anti-gun people who are rational and use data to determine how to know things are consummate liars. It is part of their culture.

Or, most likely, it was just a childish insult when they couldn’t defend their beliefs.

What About the Bump Stock Ban?

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If the Biden regime gets four more years, they are coming for your guns,

In my second term, we will roll back every Biden attack on the Second Amendment.

Donald J. Trump
May 18, 2024
Accepting N.R.A. Endorsement, Trump Pledges to Be Gun Owners’ Ardent Ally – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

And what about the Trump attack on the Second Amendment? Is everyone supposed to overlook the bump stock ban under the Trump administration?

I’m not saying a Biden second term would be better than a Trump second term. But casting the contest as voting for the lesser of two evils would have a fair amount of validity.

It’s True

I’m 6’ 3’” and Barb is 6’ 1”. She has an inseam that is two inches longer than mine.

I showed her this meme from Happy Little Memes – According To Hoyt::

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The response was an instant laugh followed by, “It’s true!”

Internally, I quibble a little bit with that assessment, but not so much that I would actually vocalize it.

Wrong

I like a good meme as much as other people, but I get annoyed when they warp things so much that it becomes a lie. This is one such example:

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The average home power consumption number is close enough. The Tesla super charger is actually only 250 KW, but I would give the meme creator a pass if they had left that as the worst error.

The house power consumption number is the average, 24 x 7 consumption which means the house uses about 200 KW-hours of energy per week. The charger number is for only for the charging time. Which is probably going to be something like 15 minutes. You have to compare the average consumption over a week to get a fair comparison.

A Tesla Model 3 Long Range car has a 75 KW-hour battery. On the average one would probably charge it from something like 20% –> 80% once or week or less unless you were on a road trip or have a long work commute. That is 45 KW-hours once per week or an average of about 23% of the house energy consumption. That is a relatively large increase in your average electrical consumption, but it is not 260+ houses worth.

The meme was via Happy Little Memes – According To Hoyt.

We Need Reeducation Camps for Gun Lovers

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After reading about the gun class for people who hate guns, I couldn’t help but think what’s needed even more is a gun-control class for those who love guns.

Jerry Rubin
Santa Monica
May 13, 2024
L.A. Times letter to the editor
Letters to the Editor: Liberals don’t need to get a gun because everyone else has one (msn.com)

Ahhh… yes. A slightly obscure reference to the reeducation camps they are just can’t wait to send us to.

Prepare appropriately.

Any Excuse Will Do

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Parker said that even though the proposed bill would not have prevented the 33-year-old gunman who committed the mass shooting from purchasing a gun, she still thinks it’s a step in the right direction.

James Hartley
May 8, 2024
Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker makes statement in support of proposed gun control measure (yahoo.com)

I find this very telling. They find excuses to implement gun control knowing that the proposed law would make zero difference in the examples they use to get the law passed. Gun control is not about making the general public safer. And they know this as they push for yet more gun control.

It is the same will almost all anti-gun activists and politicians. It has been going on since at least the “Brady Act”, which had that law been in effect before Brady and President Regan were shot would have made zero difference in the perpetrator committing his crime.

How can you tell if an anti-gun activists is lying? Yes, their lips are moving. It is an essential part of their culture.

Prepare and respond appropriately.

Your Purchases are Actively Being Tracked

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Full mask off moment. Your purchases are actively being tracked and the minute the algorithm flags you for a Constitutionally protected activity you are raided. Every one of these “officers” should be arrested.

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Dr Death @DrDeath1776
Posted on X, May 9, 2024

And prosecuted. Until then, pay cash or use a cryptocurrency.

Constant Velocity Warp Drive

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In this study, Applied Physics unveils a new type of warp drive—a theoretical method of space travel that complies with general relativity and operates at a constant subluminal speed without requiring unphysical forms of matter. Known as the “Constant-Velocity Subluminal Warp Drive,” this model eliminates the need for the previously hypothesized “exotic” or negative forms of energy. By integrating a stable shell of ordinary matter with the shift vector of an Alcubierre-like drive, Applied Physics has developed a “warp bubble” capable of moving objects rapidly within the bounds of light speed. This breakthrough is the first physical solution to a warp drive, made possible using the Warp Factory analysis tool developed at Applied Physics. Although this design requires significant energy, it proves that warp effects can be achieved with conventional matter while adhering to known energy constraints. Applied Physics is continuing to make progress as humanity embarks on the Warp Age.

Applied Physics
Constant Velocity Warp Drive
In reference to Constant velocity physical warp drive solution – IOPscience, April 29, 2024

Less than light speed, but even if it were 0.5 light speed it would be game changer.

See also The Warp Age Beckons: Scientists Forge Ahead with Faster-Than-Light Drive (msn.com)

Liberals Use Insults

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I’m also a liberal gun owner. You know the difference, right? Liberals don’t need guns to swing around because they are penile deficient.

3 Calls A Day @3callsaday
Posted on X, June 8, 2024

It’s not only another Markley’s Law Monday, it is another science denier!

The difference is liberals attempt to use insults to win arguments.