Posts in category "Guns"
With their eyes on the prize of The White House, the declared and expected to declare Republican candidates have begun their mandatory peregrination to the various Stations of the GOP Cross to power. If this sounds like the Roman Catholic stations of the cross, it’s stunningly similar. How else could GOP candidates prove their conservative... Read more »
If the south is said to be noted for it’s hospitality, the southwest state called Texas is known for its weirdness. They even sell an overpriced tee shirt saying so at the Austin Airport. I thought I knew Texas. Hadn’t I done middle and high school in the always soggy, car-centric Houston, Texas in the... Read more »
A Modest Proposal *by 2nd Amendment Absolutists Stand your ground. Thanks to Uncle ALEC and the deep pocketed gun lobbyists of the NRA and the gun absolutists of the Gun Owners of America, under the Castle doctrine it is legal to shoot first and ask questions later. So if ever one of those other types... Read more »
Guns, bloody deadly guns again. I thought after Columbine, America would get it. We didn’t. I thought after Aurora CO. I knew after Newtown CT. Nope. Not enough ripped apart children paid with their short lives to fill the coffers of the gun lobbyists at the NRA. More the NRA cried, more guns. So now three American Yahoos... Read more »
While Chief Justice John Roberts may believe we’ve gotten past race in America, the trial of George Zimmerman for his confessed shooting of Trayvon Martin demonstrates; we haven’t. Each of us still carry the loaded luggage of our assumptions about the others. There is the assumption that a young person, a young person of a... Read more »
Count me in as one mother and grandmother, who doesn’t want the call closer than Newtown was. The friend in a nearby town who attended a funeral of a child–my grandson’s age. It could have been her grandchild, or mine. Or yours. The friend who attended a candlelight vigil in another neighboring town. What will... Read more »
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