Category Archives: Guns

Just some thoughts and stuff . . .

Some general thoughts on guns and stuff; thinking about the kind of stuff that gets thrown around with abandon and without — it seems to me —much forethought. I’ll try and point out why things are always more complicated than … Continue reading

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I almost got sucked back in . . .

. . . but I’m going to stop here, with this post. It’s pretty clear to me — much like with religion — I’ll never have a reasonable conversation about guns. Frankly, that’s pretty sad. If you — the avid … Continue reading

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A challenge to my readers

There is a lot of breath being expended on guns, gun control, and all associated issues, and all stemming from the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.  Opinions abound.  Heck, if you search this blog, you’ll find mine, including … Continue reading

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Two Hundred Words . . . and then a bit more

You can easily find my opinions on guns, gun violence, gun control, and violence in general. As a rule, in every prior instance when I expressed my opinions, I was mad. No; mad is the wrong word. I was pissed. I … Continue reading

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Why many Americans insist on owning weapons

Originally posted on tacticalprofessor:
A friend posted a comment on his Facebook page about police response policies and times today. His post related to the hypocrisy of politicians who are protected by armed guards around the clock but desire to…

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Violence, Guns, and Personal Choices

Sam Harris . . . I am indebted to the man because I will no longer engage in debates about guns, violence, and gun control with anyone who has not read his ruminations on the subjects. Mr. Harris reflects nearly … Continue reading

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The lure of responding

(2,344 words) Introduction Some might know of my resolve to avoid certain on-line conversations. It’s difficult. I come across articles, comments, and information that stir the urge to express my opinion. Expressing my opinion is not a problem; that’s almost … Continue reading

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