Fibs, Lies, and Other Tall Tales

Guns, Cars, and Trolls

We posted something a week or so ago about how national gun deaths rates and car death rates are now about equal. One of our trolls showed up to ask “why aren’t you calling for car bans?” Well, we figured it might be handy to have a quick response ready for next time that happens…. Read more »

How Gun Lobbyists Respond to Conspiracy Theories

Firstly, they generally don’t (unless passively accepting them counts). But when they do, it isn’t pretty. It is usually gross. Here is an example. We gave you a glimpse into the heart of the Washington state gun lobby’s awful and offensive rhetoric earlier this week. Now it is time for another taste of the same…. Read more »

The Return of the Gun Lobby’s Nazi Rhetoric

Adina Hicks, Executive Director of Alan Gottleib’s Protect Our Gun Rights, is back with another offensive and gross Nazi-comparison. You may remember Adina as the disbarred attorney who led the NRA’s on-the-ground efforts against Initiative 594, a popular firearm background check measure in Washington state, or for the time she defended comments made by NRA… Read more »

WA Rep. Jay Rodne Pushes Gun Lobby Logic

We usually try to stay out of state politics when they don’t directly connect to the gun lobby. Sometimes we get our buttons pushed so badly and so hard that it is a serious struggle. Over the past few days, a state politician we’ve had our eye on for a while got us bad. And… Read more »