Thursday, July 24, 2008

Hell Hath No Fury...

...As A Blogger Scorned

Or something like that. Mike Vanderboegh presented an interesting letter to the editor, and since it was less than Mary Poppins'ish he has been enduring lotsa slings and arrows.

The War on Guns has the links to both Mike's letter, and acrimony from Snowflakes in Hell as well as The Bitch Girls.



Dear Editor:

"Joe Bialek from Cleveland proposes the licensing and registration of all weapons currently in civilian hands. My question is, how exactly do you propose to do that, Joe?

There are some of us "cold dead hands" types, perhaps 3 percent of gun owners, who would kill anyone who tried to further restrict our God-given liberty. Don't extrapolate from your own cowardice and assume that just because you would do anything the government told you to do that we would.

Are you proposing to come yourself, or do you want someone else's son or daughter in federal service to take the risk?"


Could we please …

"...not make gun owners look like lunatics in the media for all to see?"


"Apparently, one gun owner forgot to follow my tips for writing a letter to the editor. Well, maybe he did and he didn’t realize that threatening to kill people and start a one-man civil war against the people of Wisconsin is generally not the way to win hearts and minds."

And in the comment sections, a cast of thousands. Well. Dozens, at least. As for myself, I feel that writers like Mike are necessary, and who cares if he...gasp...says precisely what he thinks? I could go on but its getting late and tomorrow is chockablock with Hogtown Irregular duties that are going to be tiring to say the least.

In summation, I would not go quietly into the night were heavily armed men to assault Fort Fits with a plan to disarm the occupants. I would kill as many as I could. There. I'm a gun-nutcase too.

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