1. Via Mickey Kaus:
Universal healthcare is not a limit on capitalism so much as it’s a tradeoff for more capitalism. The process of deregulation and global economic connectivity that began in the late 1970s, which historian Edward Luttwak later dubbed “Turbo-capitalism,” exposed workers to the vicissitudes of market capitalism more than they’d ever been throughout the 20th century.2. Animated gif from The Man With the Iron Fists (NSFW).
… universal healthcare is the tribute the new cosmopolitan elite must pay to fellow citizens who have become radically less secure.
3. Talk Left:
In other case news, Holmes bought his tactical assault gear online from a company called Tactical Gear in Missouri. Here's the receipt. He ordered in on July 2 and specified 2 day shipping. One of the items is a BlackHawk Urban Assault Vest. Here's BlackHawk's website and catalog.4. Today's Kindle Daily Deal is The Princess Bride novel.
I think it would be more productive to monitor the sale of "urban assault vests" and similar "tactical gear" than guns. What possible sporting use could these items have?