(ht: Walt Kelly): Is a barnacle a ship? This is messed up in so many ways. I understand resigning in protest against something your employer did, or asks you to do. I understand getting fired because you’re not with the program. But Bequette and Metcalf did the right thing “…generate a healthy exchange of ideas…” […]
Archive for the ‘Firearms’ Category
Andy Murray was a survivor of the 1996 Dunblane school massacre.
Gun control is good, clean fun, but controlling violence is all about controlling violent people and places.
didn’t do well against bad guys with guns, even though they were not only trained but apparently alerted to being targets. I continue to be totally mystified at the idea that just packing heat will let you get the drop on someone who means harm to you and can pick his time and place. McLelland […]
How you know the NRA works for the gun industry rather than gun owners.
My “discovered book” by Grove Patterson, written in 1954, includes this account of the author’s early years at the Cleveland Plain Dealer: The main grade-school building in Collinwood, railroad town and suburb of Cleveland, was destroyed by fire during the afternoon session. In the panic that ensued 273 little boys and girls were burned or […]
The strange belief that militias are necessary for liberty.
Two people out having fun with their friends were murdered yesterday in Texas because their rights, and their friends’ rights, to openly carry adequate firepower have been savaged. If good guys with guns, trained in using them, had been visibly on the scene, this never would have happened, right?
The NRA is against universal background checks, which the whole country is for? Good! Let’s vote on that.