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Politics and other nightmares

Greenhouse gasbags

Lordy, Lordy:

Group of Seven leaders agreed on Monday to wean their economies off carbon fuels and supported a global goal for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, but they stopped short of agreeing their own immediate binding targets.

Yeah, affordable, right

If the government is going to make it costlier to hire people, then businesses are going to hire fewer people. Simple economics, right?

An Indiana businessman told lawmakers Wednesday he has purposely kept his companies small to avoid having the number of workers that would require him to provide health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

Go left or get left?

This is moderately amusing. Scrath that. It's borderline hilarious:

Public opinion is moving so quickly on gay marriage that even its supporters are struggling to keep up.

Gun hands

The 17th annual Indiana Conference of Mayors convened in Kokomo recently, and gun control was a hot topic:

Early Thursday morning the mayors moved into their first seminar, titled "Guns N’ Gov," which addressed the issue of armed citizens in public meetings and how to walk the line between public safety and constitutional rights.

White ain't right!

The best term I can think of for the age we're living through is "fascist tolerance." Tolerance is the new religion, and apostasy must be punished swiftly and severely .

Don't dare hide from us

9 to 5

A great big load of crap from The Associated Press:

If you want an income, or you're an employer looking for help, it may be time to scrap the idea of the traditional 9-to-5 arrangement.

So long, Rand Paul

Guess it's pile-on-Rand-Paul day. First, this:

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) had what will probably be the defining moment of his presidential campaign on Sunday night. It could conceivably help him, but at a high political cost. It could also end his presidential hopes.

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War weary

Since World War II, the Unites States is one for five in armed conflicts, so the question is, why has America stopped winning wars?

Gun grabbers

It's a guns-guns-guns day.

Now that the Supreme Court has pretty much established that the 2nd Amendment protects and individual right to bear arms, the gun-control crowd is going to become ever more creative in its efforts to work around that pesky old Constitution. There is this, for example: