Author Archives: Turophile

Make the bad guys worry!

ALL of the mass shooting events since at least 1950, except ONE, has been in a ‘Gun-Free Zone’, schools, malls, theaters, etc. The lone exception is the 2011 Tucson shooting of Gabby Giffords and 18 others. Remember, there was a … Continue reading

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Ayn Rand’s birthday post

Today in 1905, philosopher and writer Ayn Rand was born in St. Petersburg, Russia.  She witnessed the Bolshevik revolution in 1917 that brought the Communists to power.  In 1926 she emigrated to the United States disgusted by the collectivist policies … Continue reading

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The U.S. is not a Democracy anymore!!

Actually, the U.S. never was.  We have never been a Democracy.  A democracy can be thought of as 4 wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.  The U.S.A. is a democratic Republic.  The ‘democratic’ part means … Continue reading

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The Untold History of Nullification: Resisting Slavery – Tenth Amendment Center

The Untold History of Nullification: Resisting Slavery – Tenth Amendment Center.

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Drugs! Not Guns!

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The Liberal Dinosaur Media (LDM) continues to focus on gun control as an answer to the Sandy Hook Elementary School killings.  That was where one nut with a gun, shot and killed 20 children and 6 adults in Newtown, Connecticut. … Continue reading

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Did you see this in the Liberal Dinosaur Media? Probably not!

KTWO radio in Casper, Wyoming published this story on their web site.  It details one of the many instances where a good guy with a gun foiled a bad guy with a gun. Gun Carrying Employee Thwarts Attempted Hotel Robbery … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!!!

Happy New Year, everyone!  I hope you and your family have a happy, healthy, prosperous new year.  God bless you and God bless this wonderful country and world we inhabit. Live long and prosper! Best regards, Turophile

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Mass Murder, Homelessness and Gun Control

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Mental illness accounts for between 20% and 39% of the homeless according to 1996 data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) National Mental Health Information Center as reported by PBS. The National Alliance to end Homelessness … Continue reading

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Originally posted on International Liberty:
I wrote last year about the way in which welfare programs lead to very high implicit marginal tax rates on low-income people. More specifically, they lose handouts when they earn income. As such, it is…

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Squirrel Education

I like to feed the birds in the winter.  It’s fun to watch them fly to my bird feeders and feast on the Black Oil Sunflower seeds that I fill my feeders with.  I’ve seen Northern Cardinals, Black-capped Chickadees, Blue … Continue reading

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