Rand: http://www.vox.com/2015/4/7/8361189/rand-paul-announces-2016-presidential-campaign I like him. Ya know I think he could be the guy that catches lightning in a bottle. If not, it will be one of the other guys…. Those scolds and curls at Powerline have never liked Rand: http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2015/04/rand-pauls-gambit.php
In which I diminish some accomplished woman in the news by uncouthly commenting on her superficial appearance: http://www.minnpost.com/politics-policy/2015/04/cajoler-chief She’s good looking, pretty.
California water: http://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2015/04/california-drought-photo-water-bridge Kinda interested in reading about this wherever it appears. It’s what, a complete duality? One side argues for naturalism and conservation, the other for water projects. I’m for water projects… and proper pricing. What happened to desalinization, I thought that was promising, the price was coming down? Maybe not enough for ag, but for the urban supply in southern California and the bay.
This is dumb: http://thehill.com/regulation/legislation/237983-dems-would-pay-gun-owners-to-turn-in-assault-rifles I could write paragraphs on this, as some gun people will… but you end up getting trolled by stupidity. Not too dumb for a certain stripe of Dem though, including Keith Ellison.
Outrage du jour: http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/416535/jeb-bush-new-york-times-pulitzer-prize-winning-expose-his-paperwork-mistake-kathryn I would imagine he made a mistake, checked the wrong box. One the 4473, when you buy a gun at a retail dealer, there’s a boxes asking if you are white or Hispanic / Latino, or vaguely something else (not white, not Hispanic…) Its goofy, and as that question is not disqualifying for the background check, you try to spend a second reading the text and then check the proper box. Which I imagine was something akin to Jeb’s attitude.