The recent tragedy in Charleston, South Carolina has certainly created a number of different jumping off points for what appears to be a fairly straightforward event. Those on the right are tripping over themselves trying to call it anything but racism. The growing consensus among commentators on that side of the spectrum is that the […]
I wish I could take credit for this idea, but a cursory Google search will spit out at least a half dozen articles on the same subject. So, while the idea does seem strange, it is gaining some steam. Why is it gaining steam? I really don’t have to tell anyone the answer to that […]
My latest on Texas Tribune about the stupidity of open carry ideology. http://www.tribtalk.org/2014/06/12/the-delusions-of-open-carry/
The best writing about the Second Amendment and the twisted interpretations of it by the Supreme Court in recent decades. The five extra words that can fix the Second Amendment – The Washington Post.
Granted, it has been a long time since I went to school, but way back in the stone ages they tought us that governing was about finding solutions to problems. Often there are multiple solutions to every problem. If each problem had only one solution then they wouldn’t pay those that represent us as lavishly […]
Today on Morning Joe, former US Army general Stanley McChrystal spoke out about the need for reasonable gun regulation. Have a look: Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Well said.
Today has been a difficult day for America. It is my most sincere hope that Congresswoman Giffords has a full recovery. It is with most sincere sadness that I grieve with the families of those killed today; I do not pretend to offer solace as they will find none – they will never see them […]