The Rotary Club Officially Goes Anti-gun and displays Cognitive Dissonance

Read the whole letter as it’s internally contradictory.

Dear Governors:

On Monday morning’s webinar, when I reviewed the January 2017 board meeting and decision, I spoke to the changes in Rotary code as they relate to the use of guns, weapons and other armaments.  During the call, DG John Sullivan asked me to forward the exact language from the code for you to share with any clubs that may be interested.  The new code, which will be effective as of July 1, 2017, is attached.

For those of you who may not have been on the call, permit me to provide you an overview of the decision the board rendered regarding the use of guns, weapons and other armaments by Rotary clubs.  In early 2016, Rotary, and the Board discovered that there is a lack of clarity around RI’s policy governing Rotary clubs, districts, and other Rotary Entities when participating in activities involving guns, weapons, and other armaments, and when interacting with gun companies, including for sponsorship purposes. To address this lack of clarity, the board and RI staff gave an extensive review of our current policy, the various factors to consider and the implications.  At the January 2017 board meeting the board adopted the attached revisions to the Code of Policies.  The notable changes included:

  • Prohibiting Rotary clubs, districts and other Rotary Entities from transferring ownership of weapons.
  • Prohibiting clubs, districts and Rotary Entities from conducting or sponsoring gun shows.
  • Prohibiting clubs, districts and Rotary Entities from accepting sponsorships from gun/weapon companies or stores, and preventing use of Rotary’s logo with the name or logo of a gun/weapon company or store.
  • Prohibiting clubs, districts and Rotary Entities from using any visual that includes weapons.
  • Prohibiting licensing by RI of guns or weapons.

Although the policy changes prohibit the transference of ownership of guns, weapons or other armaments, and prohibits sponsorship by or co-branding with guns and weapons manufacturers and entities, clubs are still permitted to conduct sporting events that may include guns.  (e.g., turkey shoots, skeet shoots, etc.)

We encourage you to communicate these changes to your clubs so that they are aware of the changes and can make adjustment to their activities.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Thank you,


Bradford R. Howard
Rotary International Director,
Zones 25-26, 2015-2017
Governor, District 5170, 2002-2003

A club can still have a Turkey Shoot etc, but heaven forfend if they portray guns in any positive light.
Treat them accordingly.

Wasn’t this a joke not long a go?

I mean it. Weren’t there jokes not a year or so back about Gore being so full of himself that he was actually thinking about making a sequel to “An Inconvenient Lie Truth” even after nothing in it even came close to coming true?

The trailer for “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power,” the second film in Al Gore’s franchise of climate change documentaries, depicts President Trump as an antagonist.

A sequel to a movie that is a proven fairy tale?
I guess the answer to the question actually is; Yes, he really is that stupid.
It’s clear now why Tipper couldn’t stand him anymore.

Tom Tancredo: We are witnessing the unraveling of the fabric of constitutional government

, and only a fool can believe it will end well.

The nastiest opponents to President Trump inside and out of government apparently feel justified in using “any means necessary” to defeat and remove him. Every day sees more evidence of a desire not only to block his policies but to drive him from office. While it does not yet rise to the level of an organized conspiracy, it does raise serious issues of constitutional fidelity.

another indication that your should prepare accordingly for any eventuality.

The EU president figures he can break Ohio and Austin Texas out of the U.S.

In an extraordinary speech yesterday, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Junker threatened to promote the break up of the United States unless President Trump became more supportive of the EU.

“Brexit isn’t the end. A lot of people would like it that way, even people on another continent where the newly elected US President was happy that the Brexit was taking place and has asked other countries to do the same. If he goes on like that I am going to promote the independence of Ohio and Austin, Texas in the US.”

Some think he was drunk and not for the first time.
This is the type they’ve got over there running the European Union.
What a farce.

Econutz: Trump may have signed Earth’s death warrant “The Horror!”

In 2015, President Barack Obama created the Clean Power Plan to slow climate disruption. It was the first action ever taken by the US government to cut “carbon pollution” from existing power plants.

Now remember, ever since the first Earth Day back in 1970, the crap-for-brains econutz have been squallering that we were only going to have a few years until it was too late to save Planet Earth.
Well Obama’s power-powergrab by executive order got executive ordered right back.
“Stroke of the pen. Law of the land. Kinda cool huh?”

Nearly a year and a half later, two more women manage to pass Ranger School.

this was extremely “close-hold” information as no one had a clue some more women were in the course.
And there is absolutely no further information about how many women started or how long it took for these two women to make it through.

Two female Infantry officers have completed U.S. Army Ranger School and are scheduled to be awarded the coveted tabs during Friday’s graduation ceremony at Victory Pond, a Fort Benning spokesman confirmed.
The Army did not release the names of the women, who will be among 119 soldiers to receive their tabs this week. The Army did confirm that they were both graduates of the Infantry Basic Officer Leaders Course.

Now, I’m not posting this just because I was once assigned to the Armor School..

You believe that…right?

Army Lt. Gen. John M. Murray told the Senate Armed Services Committee’s Airland subcommittee that other militaries – including some potential adversaries – have produced tanks that could match the US’s marquee battle tank, the M1 Abrams

New Jersey Middle School Mothers Object to Islamic Indoctrination.

Two mothers of seventh graders who attend Chatham Middle School in New Jersey have hired the Thomas More Law Center, a public interest law firm, after their legitimate objections to pro-Islamic curriculum in their children’s classes have resulted in personal and social media attacks upon them within their community.

The propaganda curriculum video should definitely be watched.
“Subtle” is correct.

Arizona Senate advances measure to ban requiring people to use smart guns

Saying the technology is unproven and potentially dangerous, state senators today advanced legislation to block any state or local law allowing people to purchase only “smart” guns.
Part of what is in HB2216 precludes any sort of mandatory tracking technology on guns. That includes not only being able to locate weapons using GPS technology, but also having weapons that can send out an electronic message when they have been fired.


This is the problem; People who think “things” cause crime.

Chicago needs fewer guns, not more

This BeeEss, roll on your back like a puppy dog and wet youself ‘philosophy’ lets the proggies off the hook of having to deal with the fact that their social programs of the past 50+ years have failed.
The problem isn’t the number of guns in the hands of law abiding citizens, or actually even in the hands of criminals, as much as it is the number of criminals that the justice system fails to deal with.

‘Isis member’ accused of terrorism for fire at Islamic center in Malmo Sweden.

Sweden the place where the proggies got all wound up when President Trump said that they were having moslem problems.

A prosecutor has charged a Syrian man with terror offenses, alleging that he started a fire at a Malmö community centre in order to spread fear in the name of Isis….
The 30-year-old suspect, who denies the charges and the allegations he is a member of Isis, is accused of throwing Molotov cocktails at the centre on October 11th last year, causing smoke damage to the building.

This wasn’t a case of a ‘False Flag’ operation. This was a Sunni moslem attacking Shite moslems, which is what they do to each other when they have nothing else better to do.
Now they’re exporting their internal troubles to wherever they “refugate” too. Just me, but I wouldn’t be surprised to see such happen here in the U.S. in the near future, so prepare for that eventuality.

Smore Slugs for Thugs…a Twofer.

1DRT, 1 in the hospistol.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – One person is dead and another is in the hospital after a home invasion in Salt Lake City early Thursday morning.
Authorities were called to an apartment near 731 S. 300 E. at about 3 a.m.
Police say two men broke into the apartment overnight and one of the residents inside the apartment shot the suspects.
One of the suspects died in the apartment and another collapsed just outside the door.

We seem to be seeing a bit better marksmanship lately.

Slugs for Thugs

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) — The five suspects arrested in a Kinston break-in are all Greenville teens, according to a news release from the Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office. A man arrived home after being alerted by this security system that some had broken into his home. As he approached the home, the suspects were leaving and the homeowner opened fire, hitting one of the suspects in the arm.

Remember that ‘Tweet ‘o the Day’ from Yesterday?

EDITORIAL: Felony charges are a disturbing overreach.

There’s no question that anti-abortion activist David Daleiden surreptitiously recorded healthcare and biomedical services employees across the state of California with the intent of discrediting the healthcare provider, Planned Parenthood — something his heavily edited videos failed to do. There’s also no question that it’s against state law to record confidential conversations without the consent of all the parties involved.
But that doesn’t mean that California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra should have charged Daleiden and his co-conspirator, Susan Merritt, with 15 felony counts — one for each of the 14 people recorded, and a 15th for conspiracy.

That California District Attorney is making a political statement with all those felony charges. People in the Justice System who use their powers for political purposes seem to desire us to be a Banana Republic and all the faults of such so they can use their powers against their political enemies.

Tweet ‘o the Day

…the definition of irony is lost on this one.

Late Tuesday, The Washington Post‘s Ashley Parker published a story about Vice President Mike Pence’s relationship with his wife. By Thursday morning, thousands of liberals had attacked Pence as a sexist bigot for simple steps he reportedly takes to honor his wife and avoid any appearance of infidelity in their marriage.

ChuckU Schumer loses his temper at a restaurant in Manhattan

Senator Chuck Schumer was eating with friends at a Manhattan restaurant when he lost his temper.
He noticed Joseph A. Califano Jr. , the former US secretary of health, and his wife were eating and was angry at the fact that Joseph’s wife, Hilary, voted for Trump.
He began to make a scene by yelling “She voted for Trump!” He also said things like “How could you vote for Trump? He’s a liar!” Even after they left the restaurant, Chuck followed them outside and kept shouting at the couple.

“Sen. Schumer was really rude. He’s our senator, and I don’t really like him. Yes, I voted for Trump. Schumer joined us outside and he told me Trump was a liar.” Hilary explained.

Schumer’s spokesperson denied that there was a heated encounter at the restaurant even though there were multiple witnesses.

This is not the action of a confident man.

Nuke ‘Em ‘Till They Glow

The Democrats must learn through pain, specifically the agony of watching Neil Gorsuch take the seat that they stompy-feet insist belongs to Merrick Garland. For too long, they’ve packed the bench with liberal partisans committed to exercising raw power as an end-run around democracy and the Constitution. Well, if raw power is the rule, then they need to choke on it. And we should laugh at their pain even as we amplify it via the Nuclear Option.

Thank you, Harry Reid! You’ll never know how much we appreciate you taking time away from your bizarre relationship with your NordicTrack dominatrix to instigate the glorious Reid Rule and thereby surrender the one tool Chuck Schumer and his band of merry losers had to derail the oncoming train that is a yugely conservative SCOTUS.

From recent incidents, which of one I shall shortly report, ChuckU Schumer is not having a good time at all.

Chicago Mayor Emanuel forced to make zoning changes

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday proposed allowing gun ranges in more areas of Chicago in response to a federal appellate court ruling that struck down the city’s zoning restrictions on the shooting facilities.

That ‘proposal’ is because the Federal Appeals Court for the District Chicago is in told him to and basically added the words “or else“.
Illinois CC law has a training requirement that includes shooting, so Chicago had zoned out gun ranges to make it as hard as possible for people living there to meet those requirements. Rahm got it smacked once and then had to have it smacked again before it got through to him that the court meant business and his personal neck was now on the line.
Just goes to prove that the proggies really are that thick headed.