Thursday, May 7, 2009

Palin gets assault rifle for Mother's Day

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, nothing quite says “I love you” like a military-styled assault weapon. According to American Rifleman, the National Rifle Association will feature a custom made AR-15 made specifically for GovernorPalin at its upcoming annual banquet. From the Christian Science Monitor.

Have you heard? The talk on Wall Street is that the economic recovery has begun. Hope so. Question is, has the word trickled down to Main Street? Right now, the good news is muted – the rate of job losses has slowed. But how many jobs are being created? That’s the real bottom line.

The plus-sized Kindle DX is not going to save newspapers because, as one critic believes, "we can get our news online for free.” OK. But who is going to pay all those reporters? The ones who gather that news you get for free. Grumble.

Now you know the asparagus continues to grow for a spell even after it has been picked. Seeking the sun till the very end.

According to the Internet: The inscription on the metal bands used by the U. S. Department of the Interior to tag migratory birds has been changed. The bands used to bear the address of the Washington Biological Survey, abbreviated as "Wash. Biol. Surv."- until the agency received the following letter from an unhappy camper: "Dear Sirs: While camping last week, I shot one of your birds. I think it was a crow. I followed the cooking instructions on the leg tag and want to tell you it tasted horrible."

The bands are now marked "Fish & Wildlife Service."


Anonymous said...

will it be pink????? the gun, will it be pink ????


Blog of Ages said...

Nothing says "Mom" like a full ammo clip. George

Anonymous said...

Sarah has a new military weapon and a social one: Her daughter with her new baby out in public and on tv promoting abstinence. Seems that abstinence only classes in Texas have worked remarkably well in the opposite direction: State has the highest teen pregnancy percentage. Way to go Repubs. Read Gail Collins column in the TImes today. Bill

Anonymous said...

So! The rifle is an assault rifle!
Nomero uno she is perfectly within her right to posess one. As to the gun being an assault rifle,that means it must have a select fire control built into it. If the rifle shoots only semi-auto then for the sake of clarity,don't refer to the rifle as being an 'assault rifle'. An assault rifle will fire in either the Auto
mode or semi-auto mode. A semi auto weapon cannot be fired automatically.The semiauto is nothing but a funny semi-auto deer rifle.
It's the liberal press who coined the phrase,'assault rifle'. I guess it brings more coverage to them for some reason----Goose

JohnSBoles said...

Goose, et al

AR-15 (for Armalite model 15, often mistaken for Assault Rifle (AR) is the common name for the widely-owned semi-automatic rifle which became the fully automatic M16 and M4 Carbine assault rifles, which are currently in use by the United States military. AR-15 was the original name for what became the militarily designated M16, the assault rifle first used by the U.S. in the Vietnam War. The name AR-15 is now used almost exclusively to refer to the semi-automatic (commercially available) civilian version(s) of the M16 and M4 assault rifles.

A rose by any other name...

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