When conservatives take up armed resistance against D.C. despotism, theyll really regret some of the toys they gave the government. Rubio and Palin want the populace to be able to arm itself with assault rifles. But they want the government armed with F-35s — a $100 million-plus stealth plane with a top speed of Mach 1.6. When President Obama discovers his inner tyrant, it wont be a fair fight.

via Great Gun Gobbledygook: The Paradox of Second Amendment Hardliners – Dominic Tierney – The Atlantic.



On Ways the Future Seems Weird

Come 2030, the United States may well be the new Saudi Arabia of energy markets.

via What Export-Oriented America Means – Tyler Cowen – The American Interest Magazine.