Posts tagged "National Rifle Association"

Did gun control originate as a racist plot to disarm newly freed black slaves?

That’s the claim by this group of African Americans who are on the side of the National Rifle Assn. whom they credit with fighting for the second amendment rights of newly freed black slaves to defend themselves. I wasn’t aware of this history. If someone knows better, please comment. Actually, I wouldn’t be surprised if... Read more »

Democracy sucks

How else, other than democracy sucks, to explain the horrendous state of Chicago and Illinois. How else to explain the seemingly ho-hum attitude (see John Kass’ eloquent column) toward former IRS executive Lois Lerner’s missing two (yes, two!) years of emails and the oh-so coincidental hard drive crash to some of the people who received... Read more »

Should every school have an armed guard? Take the poll

Wayne LaPierre, executive director of the National Rifle Association, Friday said at a press conference that every school in America should have a professionally trained armed guard to prevent the kind of massacre that took the lives of 26 people in the Sandy Hook Elementary School. He called for federal support of such a program... Read more »
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