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Number 770, May 11, 2014
What's my fair share of it all?

Out of Compliance
Out of Compliance
by Rex May


The Impeachable Offenses of Barack Hussein Obama
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My Fair Share
by L. Neil Smith
I can't remember how it started, but I got into a "discussion" the other day with a fellow I've wanted to know better for quite a while, a member of the Fort Collins theatrical community presently working with us in 1776. He's interesting, unusual, and pretty obviously intelligent. At some point, for some reason I don't recall, I mentioned that I'm a libertarian. His retort, which seemed surprisingly hostile, was that libertarians are individuals who have been "handed everything" (presumably by the government) but now refuse to pay "their fair share". Until that moment, I'd unconsciously regarded the guy as relatively youthful, but now he suddenly sounded to me like an old man.

Five Forgotten Threats
by A.X. Perez
A variety of people have complained about Former Justice John Paul Stevens "proposed change of the 2nd Amendment to specify that it only protects the right to keep and bear arms for the completion of militia duty." What everyone seems to have disregarded is that this is only one of six amendments he is proposing to the Constitution. He has done this in a book appropriately entitled Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution.

Neale's Weekly Gun Rant Volume 5-11-2014
by Neale Osborn
For those who DON'T read the works of this fine lady, well, you're fools for not doing so. Here is this week's contribution, on when (and when NOT) to shoot in self defense: Remember that you may only use lethal force if you (or others) are in IMMEDIATE danger of death or serious bodily harm. The better you plan and the better you can identify that danger, the better the outcome will be. (From my book: I Am NOT A Victim!.) One of the most common... and most serious questions asked in my self defense classes is something like, "How do you know when to shoot?" How can anyone know exactly when they are in "immediate" danger of death or great harm? How can one plan and practice such a thing?

Atlantea The Beautiful No. 276
by L. Neil Smith and Rex May
Number 276 of a weekly cartoon series.

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