No-Fault Progressivism

The Rio Norte Line

One thing that I always found both aggravating and curious during both of the George W. Bush administrations was how his opposition and the media seemed intent on picking every nit and prying on every scab, no matter the level of importance. The constant badgering of the “progressives” and their enabling “journalists” for Bush to admit mistakes and offer apologies to the American people were part and parcel of every presidential press conference Bush held from January of 2001 to January of 2009.

Some of the younger folks won’t remember it but this type of acidic confrontation is commonplace during Republican administrations – Reagan had Sam Donaldson and George W. Bush had the old anti-Semitic crone, Helen Thomas.

But you don’t hear those same demands of the Obama regime today.

The reason isn’t what you think – it isn’t hypocrisy or bias.

Of course those doing it are hypocrites and…

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Gun store owner refuses to give feds customer list

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

The owner of an Oceanside store that sells various gun parts to build a rifle from scratch refused to turn over his customer list to federal agents.

Dimitrios Karras, owner of Ares Armor, said the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents were investigating their business, not for what they sell, but for the people who purchase their products.

Karras said the ATF threatened to shutter their business if they didn’t hand over the names of 5,000 customers who have purchased an 80 percent lower receiver (the base) for building an AR-15.

It is legal to build a rifle from scratch without serial numbers only if the base is manufactured to ATF specifications.  The base is not considered a firearm if it’s sold separately.

A manufacturer made an 80 percent receiver in plastic with a different material and colors which show exactly where the customer can drill making it…

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