Risk And Politics
posted at 10:34 am on January 12, 2013 by Mitch Berg
Today on the Northern Alliance Radio Network, I’ll be talking with the National Review’s Kevin Williamson, largely about his piece from a few weeks ago, “Risk, Relativism And Resources“. It’s about risk tolerance or risk aversion, and what it tells us about peoples’ politics. And I think there are some lessons the GOP and the conservative movement need to learn tucked in there.
And for those of you who need a good Second Amendment palate-cleanser – well, just click on the jump:
Stewart Mills helps run “Mills Fleet Farm”, an upper-Midwest-regional chain of stores that sells everything from farm supplies, truck and tractor tools, hunting and outdoors gear, cold-weather work clothes, hunting and fishing supplies, and of course guns and ammo.
And in this vid, he and his staff take on the gun-grabbers (specifically Minnesota congressman Rick Nolan and senators Franken and Klobuchar) on the relative deadliness of the common duck-hunting shotgun and the AR-15
Don’t mind the product placement (yay, capitalism); check out the comparative shooting.
Recently in the Green Room:
- “I don’t think you’d find…even a small number of Republicans voting for any kind of bill that has amnesty first and enforcement second”
- Photo of the day
- Programming note: Hosting the Hugh Hewitt Show this week
- It’s come to this: Democrats now complaining that … the Senate hasn’t passed a budget
- Video: The worst pageant answer ever?