Captain's (B)Log

America’s Poorest Cities Run by Dems, But Poorest States Run by GOP?

I recently received an e-mail telling me that America’s 10 poorest cities were – and mostly have been for many years – run by Democrats.  I’ve seen this claim before, and decided to get to the bottom of this issue. The e-mail cites the U.S. Census Bureau, 2006 American Community Survey of August 2007, so

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Stripped naked, thrown into a cage and torn apart by 120 starving dogs. That’s how the leader of North Korea – Dennis Rodman’s ‘bestest buddy’ Kim Jong Un had his “scum” uncle and five of his aides executed a few days ago.  This form of execution actually has a name in North Korea.  It’s called “quan jue”,

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The Intolerant Left

Today I bought $60 worth of stuff from the official Duck Commander website today as a ‘protest purchase’ to show my opposition to the A&E cable TV network’s reaction to Phil Robertson for his controversial views on homosexuals.  If you are not aware of this situation you should follow the link below and read that

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Why Do Americans Need Guns?

The second sentence of the US Declaration of Independence reads; “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” “Unalienable rights” are rights which cannot be altered, suspended, changed,

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Obama’s 923 Executive Orders (Not)

Some of you may have received an e-mail telling you about how President Obama is abusing his power through the overuse and overreach of Executive Orders.  First the e-mail claims that he’s already issued more than 900 EOs in just 4+ years in office.  Second the author further alleges that the President is laying the

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The Guns of DHS (Updated 9 Dec, 2013)

Some of you have already heard the rumors swirling around the Internet for the past year that the US government – specifically the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is currently in the process of purchasing… • 7,000 assault weapons • 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition (yes, that’s billion with a “b”) – that’s almost 5

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27 Words – the 2nd Amendment Explained (Updated 8 Dec, 2013)

The 2nd Amendment of the Constitution of the United States reads; “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” I have always struggled with the wording and logical sequence of the 2nd Amendment, even as I instinctively

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One of My Few Pleasures

The ObamaCare website is a total mess.  I used to design websites and that’s still part of what I do.  The ObamaCare website isn’t just not very good it’s a total train wreck.  It’s bad all the way down to its very core code.  Every website expert and computer security expert has panned the thing

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