July 1 – Dependence Day in Hong Kong

It’s officially called Handover Day. July 1 is a Holiday here in Hong Kong to commemorate the day Hong Kong was handed back to China after about 150 years of British Rule. During that time Hong Kong went from a … Continue reading

The Global Gun Grabbers
Bill Quick

MSNBC: Brussels was bombed, but let’s talk about Belgium’s ‘access to guns’ « Hot Air What are you talking about? That’s all one could deduce from the remarks made by The Atlantic’s Washington editor and MSNBC contributor Steve Clemons, who … Continue reading

You Want to Get On That Plane? Well, First, Bend Over And Spread’em! Raus!
Bill Quick

Instapundit » Blog Archive » THAT’S OKAY, BECAUSE THE EFFORT ISN’T ACTUALLY AIMED AT TERRORISTS: IT’S AIMED AT YOU. Why The Government Can’t Actually Stop Terrorists From Using Encryption. Obama kind of gave it away when he talked about enforcing … Continue reading

Just Asking….
Bill Quick

Instapundit » Blog Archive » WAPO:Trump’s voters aren’t authoritarians, new research says. So what are they? “Instead, Trump’s supporters are distinctive in another way: They are true populists. Authoritarianism and populism are easy to conflate, but they actually refer to … Continue reading

Pope Troll-Buster
Bill Quick

Pope hits out at Internet trolls Pope Francis spoke out Friday over the increasingly aggressive nature of much political discourse and the use of social media as a forum for personal abuse. Authoritarians hate the internet.  For obvious reasons. … Continue reading

What Next? Alcohol Prohibition?
Bill Quick

Feds Want to Lower Legal Driving Limit to One Drink The National Transportation Safety Board wants to decrease the legal driving limit to one drink, lowering the legal limit on blood-alcohol content to 0.05 “or even lower.” Of course they … Continue reading

Tax, Regulate, and Fine – Pay Us, Goddamnit!
Bill Quick

Drones Must Be Registered; Database Contains Public Names, Addresses – Breitbart Many commercial drones, including those purchased over the holidays, must now be registered. According to the FAA, starting February 19th, all drones weighing between 0.55 to 50 pounds must … Continue reading

You Damned Cynics
Bill Quick

FBI, intel chiefs decry “deep cynicism” over cyber spying programs | Ars Technica CIA Director John Brennan suggested that negative public opinion and “misunderstanding” about the US intelligence community is in part “because of people who are trying to undermine” … Continue reading

DHS Shuts Down Library’s Use of TOR
Bill Quick

First library to support anonymous Internet browsing effort stops after DHS e-mail | Ars Technica A special agent in a Boston DHS office forwarded the article to the New Hampshire police, who forwarded it to a sergeant at the Lebanon … Continue reading

The Honorable Gentleman
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How about this monument to the great god Idiot: “I mean, if there’s 10 people who have been accused, and under a reasonable likelihood standard maybe one or two did it, it seems better to get rid of all 10 … Continue reading

The TSA Guys Junk-Groped the Wrong Morrissey at SFO
Bill Quick

Morrissey accuses male San Francisco airport officer of sexually assaulting him | Daily Mail Online The usual gang of bigoted fucktards will go apeshit over the “San Francisco fag” aspects of this story, and ignore the real problem:  Yet another … Continue reading

Just a Hunch
Bill Quick

Michigan Woman Frisked, Jailed, For Not Renewing Dog License « CBS Detroit KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan woman heads to court Tuesday after being arrested for failing to renew her dog’s license. Becky Rehr says she drove to the … Continue reading

Oh, Jebus – I Yanked Big Moron Ace’s Chain Again, and the Usual Pot-Full Flushed Out
Bill Quick

Viacom Removes “The Dukes of Hazzard” Reruns from TVLand Schedule, Because Urge to Purge Some time ago, Bill Quick attacked me, claiming, wrongly, that I was inconsistent to support a baker’s right to not make a gay wedding cake when … Continue reading

No, The Story About CPS Snatching Kids For Being Outside Alone Likely Isn’t a Hoax
Bill Quick

Forgetting the Lesson of the UVA/Rolling Stone Hoax | The Weekly Standard A note of caution about the ‘free-range kids’ story out of Florida. After several hundred words of la-de-dahing around the Christmas tree, it turns out that the story … Continue reading

Fuck the Metric System Very Much, Thank You
Bill Quick

To Metric or Not to Metric – That is the Question – Rasmussen Reports™ Is America ready – finally – to go metric along with the rest of the world? No more miles, pounds and inches, but kilometers, grams and … Continue reading

Well, Well, Well – Mitch The Snitch Tried to Sneak Ubiquitous NSA Surveillance Through Again
Bill Quick

Senate Quickly Says ‘No Way’ To Mitch McConnell’s Cynical Ploy To Add Bogus Cybersecurity Bill To NDAA | Techdirt Earlier this week, we noted that Senator Mitch McConnell, hot off of his huge flop in trying to preserve the NSA’s … Continue reading

A Public Menace Far Worse That Sweet Soft Drinks
Bill Quick

SF Supervisors Agree to Slap Warning Labels on Soda – Breitbart On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed three pieces of legislation attacking the sugar in soda drinks. One proposal from Supervisor Scott Wiener requires billboards, buses, … Continue reading

All Law Is Now An Enabler of Tyranny
Bill Quick

Instapundit » Blog Archive » SO MY CONTRIBUTION TO THE TENNESSEE LAW REVIEW’S THIRD AMENDMENT SYMPOSIUM IS NOW ONLINE (As always, your downloads are appreciated!) In it I discuss whether the Third Amendment might limit government intrusiveness into domestic affairs … Continue reading

Why Lee Kwan Yew Was an Extraordinary Leader
Bill Quick

Lee Kuan Yew: Why Singapore’s Extraordinary Leader Will Be Missed – Forbes LEE KUAN YEW was one of the great statesmen of the post-WWII era. He made Singapore an economic powerhouse, demonstrating that so-called natural resources aren’t necessary for prosperity, … Continue reading