Heavily armed drug cops raid retiree’s garden, seize okra plantsIf we let the elderly fry their okra, we might as well just give Hezbollah our whole freaking Navy. – Reader Michael LichensIn other “Georgia police invading homes to kill and maim for nothing” news, this man was killed, in his drug-free home, by a SWAT… Read More


A leader in gun culture offers rationales for maintaining the status quo so tortured that even he does not undertand them and finally winds up so pretzeled in his logic that he agrees with his interlocutor:Meanwhile, another day, another family slaughtered. The death toll is now eight, six of them children. To which gun culture… Read More


So, a couple of years ago, the jiu jitsu on the Right about gun violence against blacks was the standard “We need more guns” panacaea that always comes from Gun Culture.  Here’s the inimitable Ann Coulter issuing the standard party line: All would be well if black people went around armed to the teeth, ready… Read More


…is on the table in California. My first (and pretty much only) question is, “Does it work?” If not, then bag it. If so, seems like money well spent to me. I’m told (when the subject is not gun violence and poor people) that people are rational actors when it comes to money and that… Read More