A Government Gone Off The Rails

This question on Facebook got me thinking a bit beyond the actual thrust of the original post so I decided to elaborate further here.   Original Post: “There’s ALWAYS room in the Republican budget to “expand and rebuild” the military.” “Why is there never room to do the same thing when it comes to education, […]

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A MODEST PROPOSAL FOR ENDING THE SCOURGE OF EVIL GUNS IN AMERICA

The following commentary was prompted by this Opinion piece: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/05/opinion/end-the-gun-epidemic-in-america.html?_r=0   If the author of this piece is serious, I say he or she, and his or her friends, should go for it.  Really.  Why wait?  If taking guns from something like 100 million gun owners, the VAST majority of whom are peaceable, productive, hard-working […]

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Response to an acquaintance about his “scary guns” approach to the attack on Umpqua Community College

This is an exchange between me and an acquaintance on Facebook.  It think it does a good job of highlighting the disconnect between those who fear guns, and gun owners, versus those of us who just want to be left the hell alone to make our own decisions regarding the best ways to defend ourselves […]

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