John Kerry performed magnificently in the 2004 presidential elections. The great flip-flopper, as we so affectionately remember him, brilliantly [tip-toed] between the mainstream beliefs of Americans and the hardline left who control his own party. If you recall, it was only after Howard Dean was gaining momentum in the primaries as an anti-war candidate that Kerry was forced to start his flip-flopping career over the war he initially supported.
A Firsthand Look
Iran has been at the center of the political spotlight for sometime now, with the U.N. Security Council at a complete standstill as to how to act against its threat of a nuclear holocaust against the West and its allies (they’ll probably pass some economic sanctions and that will be about the extent of it). But before you get sucked into the hippie movement against any action our government may take against Iran let’s take a minute to consider the facts.
One Gun is Never Enough
This past year has seen a bevy of attempts to change California’s firearm laws. Also, a tremendous legal victory has been converted into a significant real victory for gun enthusiasts. There are also big things on the horizon for California’s gun owners.
The biggest real improvement for firearm enthusiasts is that AR-15 and AK-47 clones are once again for sale in the state for the first time since SB-23 (California’s Assault Weapons ban) took effect on January 1, 2000. In Harrott v. Kings County, the California Supreme Court overturned the earlier Kasler v. Lockyer that expanded the 1989 Assault Weapons Control Act list of banned guns (the Kasler list.)