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Monthly Archive for January, 2011

COMING TOGETHER ON GUN SAFETY

According to Steve Aurillio, professor of Criminal Justice Department at Skyline College, California “Penal Code 12020 makes it a felony to possess a blackjack, a slingshot, a billy club, a sandbag, metal knuckles or a dagger.  Yet Penal Codes 12025, 12031, and 417 make possession of a concealed or loaded firearm and brandishing simple misdemeanors, […]

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GOODBYE TO SARAH PALIN, AND OTHER MUSINGS

Sarah Palin.  There — that’s the last time we’ll say that name.  We’re so over her.  And, wouldn’t it be a wonderful thing if the rest of media did the same?  She finally showed her true colors this week, and everyone knows where it will all end for her.  There’s no one outside of her base that has the […]

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TURNING POINT

Matt Bai tells us in his article in yesterday’s New York Times, A Turning Point in the Discourse, but in Which Direction? that the Arizona shooting is going to be a turning point for America.  We at CLN think so too, and agree that at this point it’s hard to tell which way Americans are going to […]

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SARAH SPINNING

UPDATE: AIDE TO SARAH PALIN, REBECCA MANSOUR ASSERTS, “OUR CROSSHAIRS MAP HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH VIOLENCE OR GUNS.” Uh huh.  Good luck to you with that explanation.  Unfortunately, Ms. Palin herself has undermined her aide’s rationalization last November following the election when she bragged that her PAC had defeated all but two of the […]

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SECOND AMENDMENT REMEDIES?

VIOLENT POLITICAL RHETORIC Whether the shooter of Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords had political motives for his violent act or not, or as is more likely has serious mental problems — or whether any potential political motives of his might be from the Left or Right — this is the time to take a good hard look at the deterioration […]

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CHECK-IT-OUT at The New Republic:  “What if They Repealed Obamacare?” by Jonathan Cohn.  A handful of Republican Governors are planning to sabotage the new health care legislation — The Affordable Care Act.  They rant and rave about socialism and a government takeover of everything, all the while making dire predictions about the consequences of implementing O B A M A […]

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