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Speed limits and Limited Government: Unlimited Nonsense

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I view speed limits much as I do “limited” government. . . Throw ‘em both in the woods! The premise underlying each is absurd. And imposing the absurd using violence? That’s just nuts Why should anyone be subject to punishment merely for driving “x” speed? Is it not of a piece with punishing someone for merely consuming alcohol?…

Today’s Thoughts … Aug. 17, 2013

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I read some complaints about Voter ID laws – that it’s unfair and even abusive to require that a prospective voter provide identification in order to vote – for politicians and policies that will result in my rights being restricted and my property taken away at gunpoint. That’s said to be unfair. Meanwhile, I’m compelled…

Seatbelt Laws Can Be Deadly

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Not “buckling up for safety” can get you killed all right. By a cop. That’s what happened to Deland, Florida resident Marlon Brown about a week ago. Brown was killed – run over – by Deland Police Officer James Harris, who pursued him with his squad car after Brown tried to run away on foot…

Pushback

Something very good – though very dangerous to the congealing police state (but not to liberty-minded people) has occurred: Millions of Americans have decided they will not abide by any demand they register their firearms – much less surrender them. And are saying so – openly. More than a few local sheriffs have also publicly…

DHS buys 7,000 REAL “Assault Rifles”

DHS buys 7000 full-auto assault rifles, calls them ‘personal defense weapons’ Mike Adams Natural News Jan 28, 2013 In yet another huge blow to the rhetoric and narrative of the Obama administration and its desire to disarm the American public, a DHS bid has been uncovered (see documents below) showing that the Department of Homeland…

Second Sheriff Refuses to Enforce Gun Confiscation

There are some good ones among them: Linn County Oregon Sheriff Tim Mueller has become the second prominent law enforcement official to put the Obama administration on notice that he will not enforce unconstitutional gun confiscation programs. In a letter addressed to Vice President Joe Biden, Mueller wrote, “Any federal regulation enacted by Congress or…

It Never Ends…

Gawd. Will it ever stop – or even slow down a little? The latest: NHTSA and the insurance companies want to see fines for not buckling up jacked up to as much as $100 in order to “encourage” higher compliance with mandatory seatbelt laws. Apparently, the $25 hit that’s the current national average fine just…

Five Stupid Traffic Laws

 Here are a few current laws that ought to be on the other end of a piece of payin’ paper for a change: * No right on red – This is a form of idiot-proofing designed to protect over-cautious, under-skilled drivers with poor vision and a weak sense of spatial relationships – the kind who…

Should Dogs Have to “Buckle Up” For Safety?

An old truck trundling down a gravel road with the owner’s Lab happily airing its jowls out back in the bed … it’s a scene as American as a Norman Rockwell Boy Scout painting. And it may soon be illegal. There are busybodies hectoring state and local governments to pass laws making it unlawful for…