Well, I'm really glad that the PA Democratic primary is in the history books. I will not miss the dozen daily automated phone calls urging me to vote for one candidate or another. Now it's up to the folks in Indiana to help settle this mess.
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Congrats to the Philadelphia Flyers for advancing in the NHL playoffs. Remember that last year the Flyers finished the regular season with the worst record for a non-expansion team in the history of the NHL. And tho this year they have not lived up to the Broad Street Bullies or Legion of Doom legacies, they have risen from the ashes to be a formidable (tho sometimes disorganized) opponent. I hope the Caps' Alex Ovechkin enjoys his summer vacation.
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The PA state legislature recently failed to pass a law requiring that gun owners report the loss or theft of a stolen weapon to the police. One objection cited by lawmakers was that the law would penalize the gun collector who lost, say, 48 guns but only remembered 46 of them on his police report. Why does this make me feel no safer? The only people I want having that many weapons are the army and the cops. I know I've raised the gun issue here before, and I'm not looking for a fight, but I really don't understand a few things...
1. What is the legitimate civilian use for automatic or assault weapons?
3. Which number is larger: home invasions annually thwarted by owners of legally purchased and licensed handguns? Or annual accidental deaths resulting from legally purchased and licensed handguns?
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The Maverick ("Ruby", I've decided, wins the name-the-car contest) is back in the shop for what I hope will be the last in a series of repairs and adjustments to her carb. Hope to have her back on the road by the weekend.