Jeff Duncan keeps racking up endorsements

Jeff Duncan, candidate for U.S. Congress from South Carolina’s 3rd district, has been racking up endorsements on a regular basis lately.  Just in the last couple months, the list includes South Carolina state Senator Shane Massey, who at one point was an opponent in this primary; the well-known Erick Erickson of RedState.com; former U.S. Senator Fred Thompson (R-TN); two conservative advocacy groups, Conservatives of America and Club for Growth; as well as the Independence Caucus, a very conservative group dedicated to putting constitutionally-minded candidates into Congress.  Some quotes:

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Story of a Bumper Sticker

This morning I did something I’ve never done before:   I put a political campaign bumper sticker on my vehicle.   In the 25+ years I’ve been driving, I’ve never done so.   I’ve always insisted my vehicle be free of such statements.  Why would I change after all these years? Because last night I met Jim Lee.

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“Out of the mouths of babes . . .”

This morning on the way to drop the kids off at school, I had the radio on. The news was talking about President Obama still being in favor of the ban on “assault” style semi-automatic weapons, although he currently is not willing to try to push a reinstatement through. (cf. The Arizona Republic ) As an aside, as recent as Feb. 25 the attorney general said the administration would try to reintsate the ban. We’ll see how that ends.

Anyway, my daughter asked what an assault weapon was, and about the ban. Keeping things simple for the kids, I told them that (a) an assault weapon is a gun that can be fired quickly, and (b) some people wanted to limit the choices we have in what kind of gun to buy. At that point my son piped up, “That makes our country less free.”

How could I say it any better?