Category Archives: Guns

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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Stuff I think about . . .

Sometimes it’s simple stuff . . . Why did they call “stutter” so? It’s a singularly difficult word for me to say, and any hope of explaining why I sometimes can’t speak goes right out the window. Same in Italian … Continue reading

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Fanning the Flames

Yesterday, the verdict was announced on the Zimmerman case. It annoys me I need only mention the name without explaining who Zimmerman is, and what the case is.  How did this one event balloon to such importance? I don’t want … Continue reading

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Perceptions, or “Call me stupid, but . . . “

Don’t worry . . . I’m not about to swear again.  I have to admit, it felt somewhat cathartic, but was unsatisfactory as far as presenting my opinions. Therefore, this is more along my usual rant regarding the stupid.    … Continue reading

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We must do something

@%$#  WARNING * WARNING * WARNING @%$# ADULTS ONLY (mature or immature) @%$#  THIS POST CONTAINS SWEARING @%$# This is not my usual post.  I want to warn people about it, and I realize I might lose some subscriptions and … Continue reading

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