"Because gun laws don't disarm criminals, they only disarm law-abiding citizens. Banning guns effectively disarms victims, not the perpetrators. This is proven daily in every place where gun-ban laws exist."
"The excuse? Lowering the price of all these things -- by a few cents in most cases; a few dollars in some -- would be too costly to execute and advertise.
What unbelievable arrogance. As John Williamson of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation points out, governments never seem to worry about the administrative costs of changing prices when they're RAISING them."
"Democrats have relentlessly called, or implied their support, for a pullout. But when they get a chance to bring troops home, they don't back up the talk. Perhaps they should sit out the rest of the war in silence.
Democratic senators had their first chance last week to force the administration to surrender, uh, pull the troops from Iraq. The Senate considered a resolution Thursday that would have brought U.S. soldiers home by the end of the year.
The debate was described by one reporter as "bitter and sometimes raucous." This might make one think that, in a Senate that is nearly evenly split between the parties, the vote would be close.
The result? By a 93-6 margin, the idea was rejected. So much for all the fuss."
"In some gangs, his underlings have tried to infiltrate the Cook County Clerk's office; the Cook County Sheriff's office; the Chicago Police Department, and even the College of DuPage's criminal justice classes.
more than 100 of them -- control more than 70 gangs with more than 70,000 members."