Elm Grove, near Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Other customers stare as Nik Clark and Kim Garny do their weekly shop at a large upscale supermarket. It's hardy a surprise as a TV camera is trailing behind their trolley. But people would do a double-take even if the BBC weren't in tow. In some ways Nick wants them to look.
There's a revolver amid the ravioli, an automatic among the avocados.
Like cowboys out of Westerns, the couple carry handguns on holsters on their hips. She has a Smith and Wesson .38 special with a cute pink grip that makes it look almost like a toy. He has a rather more chunky Glock.
Wisconsin Open Carry. Groups like this have been springing up all over the States in the last year and they've been making an impact in the last week or so, getting Starbucks in California to agree people should be allowed into their coffee shops carrying guns. The groups are made up of people who want to make a point about the Second Amendment right in the Constitution to bear arms, by bearing them openly. Some want to make a point and test whether or not private firms like shops and restaurants recognise that right.
in your life has probably been slipping
a little lately...
the mecca of merch for all things Kingly,
but thanks to the miracle of the Internet,
Graceland is as close as your computer...
my Christmas wish list to help me
TCOB (take care of business) better
in the days to come....
from the Bradford Collection
features Elvis performing on a gold record
in front of the TCB logo.
A 30th Anniversary logo is on the base.
Measures approximately 18" tall.
of this Elvis hot cocoa.
from the driveway of Graceland
in the little blue box,
with the Certificate of Authenticity,
is a wonderful and unique gift
for anyone on your Christmas list.
in the shape of an Elvis guitar.
it's only natural that Your Inner Elvis might
need some different accents, but don't worry-
there's about a million more items
available right here.
you can share with your friends & neighbours...
2) Intelligent people have more zinc
and copper in their hair.
3) The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows.
4) When the moon is directly overhead,
you weigh slightly less.
increases the bacteria in your ear 700 times.
7) A snail can sleep for three years.
the more i realize that walking
is an organized hypocrisy.
tempered by prudence.
Conservatism is distrust of the people,
tempered by fear.
William E. Gladstone
but most stupid people are conservatives.
John Stuart Mill
The modern conservative is engaged in one
of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy;
that is, the search for a superior moral
justification for selfishness.
John Kenneth Galbraith