File this under “AH-HA-HA-HA-HA *(snort)* HA-HA-HA”. It would appear that the peaceful residents of my old hometown are not lining up dutifully behind the boy king and his totalitarian plans to use their tragedy to disarm the public before enough of them wise up and begin putting little round holes in various and sundry manifestations of federal authority.
As of July 24th, according to the Wall Street Journal, more than 200 law-abiding people of the bucolic town of Newtown have received local pistol permits, more than surpassing the 171 issued for the entire previous year, and putting the town on a pace to almost double the number of permits this year over last.
The idiots running state government in Connecticut have displayed no such capacity for sensibility, with the resulting draconian legislation chasing a number of key armaments manufacturers entirely or partially out of the state, taking a number of great middle class jobs with them. Morons.
Well done, Newtown. Don’t forget – you still have nine fingers left.