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, […]Read more "A Government Gone Off The Rails"
I have a proposal to save our nation time, money and lots of aggravation going forward (especially between now and the elections scheduled for November 2016). The good news is that it’s very simple to do and, in this day and age where our President has both a pen and a phone, I’m sure a […]Read more "WHY HAVE TWO POLITICAL PARTIES THAT ACT LIKE ONE IN REALITY?"
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 […]Read more "A MODEST PROPOSAL FOR ENDING THE SCOURGE OF EVIL GUNS IN AMERICA"
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 […]Read more "Response to an acquaintance about his “scary guns” approach to the attack on Umpqua Community College"
So let me see if I have this right: The UN, which considers it normal to have some of the worst international human rights offenders sitting on the board of, or CHAIRING, a Human Rights Commission, and which has as voting members nations who engage in unconscionable PHYSICAL atrocities against their own populations, thinks it […]Read more "The UN As Protector of Women and Children"