February 27, 2018

MSNBC’s Ari Melber Lies About Supremes’ 2008 Heller 2nd Amendment Ruling

Monday, MSNBC’s Ari Melber lied about the Second Amendment and related Supreme Court decisions, particularly the Heller ruling. Melber claimed that “2A” has never protected AR-15s or so-called assault weapons, and that politicians deferring to it are cowards for pretending it does. Anyone genuinely understanding Heller knows otherwise.


Devin Nunes, on Press Reaction to Dems’ Memo: ‘The Media in This Country Is Dead’

Sunday on Fox & Friends, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes assessed that committee’s Democratic minority memo issued Saturday in response to the Republican memo published in early February as “scary.” He also had harsh words for the establishment press, which has dishonestly pretended that the Dems’ memo refutes the GOP’s effort: “The media in this country is dead.”


Tuesday Off-Topic (Moderated) Open Thread (022718)

Filed under: Lucid Links — Tom @ 6:00 am

This open thread is meant for commenters to post on items either briefly noted below (if any) or otherwise not covered at this blog. Rules are here.

Positivity: Hundreds rally in support of Ireland’s pro-life amendment

Filed under: Life-Based News,Positivity,Taxes & Government — Tom @ 5:55 am

From Dublin and Dun Laoghaire, Ireland:

Feb 15, 2018 / 10:36 am

Hundreds of people rallied in the coastal suburb of Dun Laoghaire, Ireland, on Saturday to show support for the country’s 8th amendment, which protects the right to life of both mothers and their unborn children.

The Feb. 10 event was called “Loving the 8th” and was organized by Dún Laoghaire Life Canvas and Cherish All the Children Equally as an extension of the Save the 8th Campaign.

Ireland’s 8th constitutional amendment was added in 1983 with nearly 67 percent of voters in favor and 33 percent opposed. It recognizes the equal right to life of the unborn child and the mother, outlawing abortion except in medical emergencies.

A referendum in May will ask voters if they want to repeal the amendment.

Mairéad Hughes, spokesperson for the Save the 8th Campaign, expressed the movement’s gratitude for local pro-life groups, and said the theme “Loving the 8th” would continue through this week. …

Go here for the rest of the story.

CNN Law Enforcement Analyst: Women Aren’t Capable of Carrying Guns in Classrooms

Tom Fuentes, a Senior Law Enforcement Analyst at CNN, had 29-year career with the FBI. His Saturday comments about the alleged difficulties women allegedly have carrying guns — y’know, because they wear dresses and skirts — leave one wondering whether he learned anything while he was a G-man.