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Taking out the Terrorists with your Handgun: No Bag Limit… or No Bag?

Every time I see this sticker on a car or truck in the United States, I roll my eyes:

“Gun Owner — No Bag Limit,” the “terrorist hunting permit” reads. There’s a pistol in the background. The message isn’t too subtle: thanks to the 2nd Amendment and gun ownership rights, those terrorists are on [...]

Joe is Named Samuel, He isn't a Plumber, and He is a Tax Cheat

Joe’s name is actually Samuel, he isn’t a Plumber, and he doesn’t pay his taxes.

I hate to write this, because it should not matter at all who “Joe the Plumber” is, except that on the basis of nothing but his first name, the label “the Plumber,” and the dependence on your assumption that he [...]