Stream of Consciousness Browsing Leads to Ancient Treasure

I was enjoying some radio drama over at the World’s Smallest Blog, and I found this little ad:

 Jack Webb look so young, healthy and vital with that smoldering Chesterfield, doesn’t he?  Sure he does.

But then I thought, “Wait, didn’t that guy with the voice of a dump truck rolling out of a gravel pit die of lung cancer?”

So, off to Wikipedia!

Nope – not cancer.  Heart attack, brought on by smoking.  Oh, well…can’t be right all the time.  But scanning the Wikipedia page, I found a mention of this all-time gem from Jack Webb and Johnny Carson:

Thanks, Ukuleledave!

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The Second Amendment: What It Says and What It Means

I love Bill Whittle.  I believe that he is one of the best conservative communicators on the web today.  I don’t make time enough to keep up with his prodigious output, and that is a poor reflection on me.  Today, I found this video on the plain language of the Second Amendment.  I don’t need to comment on it as it stands on its own.  But I want to repeat a point that will be made in the video.

A well-schooled electorate, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and read Books shall not be infringed.

To hear a liberal gun control advocate tell it, this would restrict access to books only to people with a certain level of schooling – which, of course, could only be gained through rote memorization.  You certainly can’t learn it from books, because that would be illegal!!  At least until you passed the test.

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We Had To Destroy The Forest To Save This Tree

I found this delightful video at VodkaPundit but it originates with Andrew Klavan at TruthRevolt.org.

I admit to being shocked that the subject matter was NOT about the abortion rate among African Americans, but that’s been much discussed also.

A brief warning:  you’ll want to pay close attention because there is much rhetorical tomfoolery at work here.  It wouldn’t be hard to get lost and miss the point.

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