All In Busted Us

When the NRA did the “All In” platform to support Mitt Romney, I felt this was a foolish decision.

First off, I didn’t think Romney stood a chance. Okay, maybe 15% chance at best.

Second, it pretty much left me “done” with the Republican Party. You forced on us for a second time a sub-par moderate. Worse, he was moderate on all the important stuff. And strong on the crap – morals, faith, etc.

Mind you I’m a Christian. Pro-life. But really the issue should have been debt, security and liberty. Romney was weak on ALL of those.

Anyway, back to the point. The “All In Policy” royally screwed us. We want all in for a two bit candidate bathe result was NOTHING was done on important local elections. Pennsylvania had a very dangerous election for Attorney General. Very little focus was on it because of Twitt Romney. We now have an extreme anti-gunner for attorney general. She has begun her promised war on ‘reciprocity’.

Announcement today is that PA residents who utilize out-of-state carry permits to carry in PA, have a 120 days to secure a PA LTCF.

To be honest, getting a PA permit is fairly easy and low hassle. So I don’t have a huge issue with this. But my concern is her expressed interest in other reciprocity arrangements. And I am very concerned she will begin to systematically undo those arrangements.

[UPDATE per PAGunBlog: “More importantly, non-Florida non-residents with Florida licenses can no longer carry in Pennsylvania. If you are a Delaware resident who carries in Pennsylvania on the Florida permit, you’re no longer legal to carry here.”

THAT is not cool. Florida and a few other permits are the ONLY way some who live in states with draconian gun laws can carry.]

If that occurs, than I believe that a very forceful protest will be necessary before the capital. And that it will be necessary to make sure that the legislature and governor act to remove thy authority from the AG.

*** NRA-ILA Notice ***

Pennsylvania: Attorney General Kathleen Kane Issues a Notice Regarding Non-Resident Carry Permits

If you are a Pennsylvania resident who is carrying a concealed firearm for self-defense with a non-resident Florida Concealed Carry permit, your permit will be invalid in 120 days.

Delivering on her anti-gun campaign promises last year, Attorney General Kathleen Kane issued a notice today that requires Pennsylvania residents, who currently carry a firearm on a non-resident Florida permit, to obtain a Pennsylvania concealed carry permit in order to be allowed to carry in state.

The top state law enforcement officer should not be making policy — the job of state legislators in Harrisburg — and simply enforcing the law enacted by the Pennsylvania General Assembly. If Kane wanted to be a lawmaker, she should have run for an office other than Attorney General.

If you are one of the 4,000 individuals who carry in Pennsylvania with a non-resident Florida permit, you have until June 8, 2013 before your permit is invalid. If you wish to continue carrying a firearm for self-defense in Pennsylvania, you must obtain a Pennsylvania Concealed Carry Permit.

Your NRA is disappointed, but not shocked, by Kathleen Kane circumnavigating the Pennsylvania General Assembly to implement her anti-gun agenda. To voice your opposition to this notice, you can contact the Pennsylvania Attorney General at 717-787-3391 or by submitting an e-mail via this on-line form.

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Published in: on February 8, 2013 at 5:09 pm  Leave a Comment  
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Will you beat Mitt this tax season?

Tax season will be an interesting one this year. As I have a feeling that people are going to be interested in seeing if they beat Mitt Romney (pay less than 15% in taxes) vs paying more.

One thing I am curious about, is whether Romney’s 15% tax return includes his Social Security tax. Why? Because I believe Social Security is just that, a tax. One that is only applied to the first $250,000 apparently.

I think we also need a tax credit called the “Militia Are Regulated Credit” (MARC) Act. If you document possession of a semi-automatic rifle chambered in one of the main calibers of our armed service, 1,000 rounds of ammo, a current CPR/First Aid certification you receive a $500 tax credit. Since you’ve helped make America safer, and reduced how much we need to spend on our military budget.

Published in: on January 27, 2012 at 12:24 am  Leave a Comment  
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Primary Talk: Who is and isn’t electable?

First off, from now on I will try to label all primary (non-gun) posts with the Primary Talk prefix (and later Election Talk:) just for those who want to at an eyeball’s glance ignore them. If I fail to do so, please not in the comments so I can fix. 😉

Recent poll reveals that Mitt Romney is polling at a 48% vs 47% for Obama for the win.  Sounds substantial.  But the same poll gave President Obama only a 48% victory versus 46% for Ron Paul.  The error of margin essentially making it a three way tie.

Now one can take this information many ways.  One could tout a potential victory for Romney, or one might tout the validity of Ron Paul who has often been dismissed as both unelectable and unable to win against President Obama.  If such is true, a mere 3% spread is not much difference between a supposed best shot candidate (Romney) and supposed unelectable (Paul).

Each candidate has their so called skeletons in the closet or more so the bag of bones.

  • President Obama – It’s the economy stupid. Jobs, jobs, jobs. Unless he gets that unemployment rate down to 5%-6% he’s got a tough game ahead of him.
     
  • Mitt Romney – Liberals don’t like him. Conservatives don’t like him. Has big bad business moniker. But mostly, a large expectation of simply being more of the same. Clinton Bush term #7.
     
  • Ron Paul – Seemingly radical views, at least for this century.  A perceived isolationism, (which I personally feel is a mistaken perception). Opposes much of the infrastructure of government that has been set up over the last 60 years. As such, is expected to cause much disruption in the status quo.

The real question is, are enough people sick and tired of President Obama’s policies to vote him out and put in his stead a candidate who is likely to do little different than his previous contempories.  Are enough Americans sick of the guy in the office to vote for an individual who garners no good will from them?  I am of the opinion they are not, and expect to see another 4 years of President Obama in office.

I could be wrong.  But to be frank – if I am wrong, and Romney wins, I doubt we’ll notice much difference other than perhaps if we’re very very lucky we’ll ensure a moderate-to-conservative judge is appointed on the Supreme Court vs another extreme liberal. And if by some amazing miracle of chance Ron Paul were to win the Presidency, well I guess we could count ourselves in Chinese proverbial fashion to “be blessed to live in interesting times”.

UPDATE: Let me just further add, when a fair amount of the American populace is supporting a candidate. And major media, such as CNN.com is so glaringly ignoring that candidate. Even when the viability is being shown to be higher than any of the other candidates, excepting the leader, one must question the motives and the integrity of that media.

I literally asked myself, was Ron Paul in this last debate or did they exclude him like they did in 2008. Apparently he was, but not a single thing in CNN’s coverage would make you aware of that fact.

Seriously, I think I will vote for Ron Paul just because of CNN.com

Published in: on January 17, 2012 at 7:27 pm  Leave a Comment  
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