In the wake of the Arizona shootings, the left and their media pals have resumed their high-pitched calls for gun control. Legislation has been proposed in Congress making it illegal to carry a gun within 1,000 feet of any federal official. Note: I’ve heard there are… well, an impossibly large number (between 100,000 and 2 million) of “federal officials.” Would anyone ever be not within 1,000 feet of one of them? How would you ever know for sure?
In the meantime, the media and left-wingers tried to push the mantra of “New Tone,” insisting that the Tucson massacre was the result of civil incivility, even though there is clear evidence that assassin Jared Lee Loughner had long been off his rocker and was influenced by the incivility in his own head, not by anything some pundit or politician said.
Yet, the most long-running legalized massacre in history crossed its 38th anniversary:
(via Gary Varvel at Townhall)
Or perhaps this cartoon better celebrates the spirit of Roe v. Wade:
(via Gary McCoy at Townhall)
In other major events, one of our major creditors came to visit their investment and to have us whisper sweet nothings in their ear.
(via Glenn McCoy at Townhall)
Legislators actually began contemplating crafting bankruptcy laws for states, as California appears ready to lead a number of them off the cliff. For the taxpayers, bankruptcy definitely makes the pain swift yet short. With bailouts, the pain and financial mismanagement will drag on for years, generations even, unless the dire problem with public union pensions is addressed.
(via Bob Gorrell at Townhall)
And the national debt bore down on us all as we neared our debt ceiling.
Yet, in a positive move, the GOP-dominated House voted to repeal ObamaCare, with more votes and more bipartisanship than the original passage of the monster had.
(via Lisa Benson at Townhall)
And finally, in a sure sign that the stars are currently aligned against us, experts announced that the true dates of each astrological sign have been woefully inaccurate for decades, centuries even.
(via Steve Kelley at Townhall)
Th-th-that’s all folks.