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Politics and otehr nightmares

Never happen

I'm not quite sure what to make of this:

Republican Indiana Sen. Dan Coats says a GOP takeover of the U.S. Senate in next month's election could lead to greater cooperation with President Barack Obama.

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A little gun angst

I meant to write something about this yesterday, but the election candidates starting filing through, and I forgot about it. Does this worry anybody?

Indiana State Police are switching to an online gun permitting system that will bring end to the use of paper applications for those permits.

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The voters speak

So, when an important issue is at stake, I guess people will get off their lazy butts and go to the polls:

Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom after voters decisively rejected independence.

With the results in from all 32 council areas, the "No" side won with 2,001,926 votes over 1,617,989 for "Yes".

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Gray area

If you're getting tired of the "undocumented wokers" euphemism for illegal immigrants, the LA Times has provided some new ways  to obfuscate by mislabeling: (emphasis added)

Tough calls


The Say Anything Party

The Indiana Republican Party will draft its 2014 platform when its state convention is held here later this week, and, thank goodness, it doesn't look like it will have a rigid ideological agenda that will require me to do something hard, like decide where I stand on the issues. At least that's my take based on the comments of Allen County GOP Chairman Steve Shine:

The other shoe

Justice running amok

In the most radical administration this country has had, the Justice Department has become the most radical agency. First, they urged states to start allowing felons to vote. I suppose you could make a plausible argument for that if you tried very hard. But then there is this:

Carry on

Wendy "It's never too late for an abortion" Davis has suddenly started speaking out in favor of open carry in an apparent effort to sound less blue and more red to  gun-rights-supporting Texas voters. You know, I just don't believe her. But here is a woman whose Second Amendment sincerity I do not doubt for a second: