Mike Vanderboegh: You know the Founders were as suspicious of unrestrained democracy as they were of absolute monarchy. Both can be tyrannical. Both can be deadly. Both are threats to life and liberty and property. This is why they crafted a constitutional republic. The Founders knew that the mob could be manipulated by cynical elites to rob other citizens of their liberty, their property and their lives – cynical elites, wealthy men, powerful men, with unceasing appetites for more and more [read more]
In the ongoing silliness that is gun control in Illinois, the Lt. Governor is meeting with a gaggle of politicians to talk over more issues in gun control. Yes, even after being battered by the recent appeals court ruling, they’re not giving up the ghost. They are statists until the bitter end – being bitter clingers as they are.
Anyway, this report on the meeting has an awful photograph.
Gun owners. Do not ever, ever do this. This is bad. This is very bad. He has his index finger inside the trigger guard while he is cycling the slide. If he continues to do this, he should sell his gun.
This is better.