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About Stranger

A collaborative effort, Extranos Alley is primarily concerned with providing up to date data on the relationships between privately woned firearms and crime, violence, and politics. The site is maintained by nine volunteers who have given up their identity that the work here may be considered without regard to the individual data. The contributors are a diverse group, ranging from a retired physicist to a board certified psychologist.

More On The Bipartisan Background Check Bill

Comcast’s NBC News reports the “bipartisan bill to shore up background cheks would provide money to improve reporting disqualified persons to the FBI’s National Instant background Check System, or NICS. It would sweeten the deal deal by requiring the NICS … Continue reading


18 November Hurricane Watch

In the Atlantic basin a low pressure area has developed between Haiti and Columbia with a very low chance of development into a weather system. In the Western Pacific, Tropical Storm Kirogi is southwest of Taiwan, headed for Vies Nam. … Continue reading

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Watch Out, New England, he Vortex Is Coming

The Daily Mail, whose correspondent tend to read the meters, reports the Polar Vortex that has plagued New England and the Northern Tieer of States is coming back and will keep the afflicted areas in the deep freeze for several … Continue reading

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A Tampa Church Sets A Good Example

The Tampa Bay Times reports a a Tampa church has set an extraordinarily good example. Briefly quoting the Tampa Bay Times report linked above f you are an evildoer wishing to bring harm to the members of River at Tampa … Continue reading

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Actually, Gun Control Should Start With History

Consideration ony proposal should begin with the history if similar propositions, starting with “what did it cost and what were the results.” To fail to investige costs and benefits leaves the public on the hook for enormously expensive projects that … Continue reading

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Al “Bozo” Franken Accused of Misconduct

I see former TV unfunny man and currently Minnesota Senator Al Franken has been accused of making unseemly demands and touching women without permission. There is really nothing new there just a pattern of behavior that got some talk radio … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With “Fixing Background Checks?”

I have covered this several times, so this is “repetitive content.” But someone sotpped by searching for “problem with background checks.” Several things, including the fact the “Progressive Left” wants to stop banks from doing criminal background checks on prospective … Continue reading

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The Senate’s Worst Intro’s Gun “Control” Bill

Connecticut’s has introduced a major gun control bill that would make Federal gun control laws an administrative issue, set by some entry level bureaucrat. Murphy has quite a record, both in Congress and at the State levl. He seems unable … Continue reading

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17 November Hurricane Watch

There is a low pressure system in the central Caribbean that is given a 20 percent chance of developing into a system in the next 48 hours. No direction of movement is given, but Haiti, Jamaica, the Cayman Islands and … Continue reading

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“Ban Guns” he Says, Without Looking At History

Splinter News Alex Pareene says ‘ban guns.’ I doubt the ban advocate has bothered to spend as much as five researching the results of the measures he advocates, but there he is, “Band Guns.” The despite the every gun ban … Continue reading