Tag: NRA

Another school shooting, let’s be sure to do nothing again

Another school shooting, let’s be sure to do nothing again
America is killing itself. I mean that quite literally, America is killing itself in the streets, at concerts, in churches, and in schools. Just this morning, another school shooting, this one in Maryland. As I write these words, there are no reports of fatalities, but that does not lessen the angst of those who care... Read more »

Why gun control loses every shootout on Capitol Hill and five things we need to do to win

Why gun control loses every shootout on Capitol Hill and five things we need to do to win
An old cliché says, “Don’t bring a knife to a gunfight.” The way gun control advocates are going about changing the law reminds me of Harrison Ford in the movie, “Raiders of the Lost Ark.” In the movie, Indiana Jones played by Mr. Ford confronts a swordsman. The man dressed in black waves his sword... Read more »

In the wake of the Texas church shooting what drives the GOP? Tax cuts and not mass murders

In the wake of the Texas church shooting what drives the GOP? Tax cuts and not mass murders
How did I ever belong to the GOP? The longer I am away from the party, the more frequently that question comes to mind. To the GOP it appears the mass shooting in Texas has zero questions for Washington. Instead of asking how it is the shooter could legally buy a gun with a past... Read more »
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I own a gun and the NRA doesn’t represent me

I own a gun and the NRA doesn’t represent me
I own a gun. I own a Glock G30S, and I own it for personal protection. I receive many threats because I’m frank in stating my political opinions. Some say I’m more than frank. They would characterize me as harsh and abrasive. Whether my style is frank, or harsh, I’ve collected my fair share of... Read more »

You don't have an absolute right to own a gun

You don't have an absolute right to own a gun
The gnashing of teeth is in full swing. Echoes of the late Charlton Heston, “When they pry my cold, dead, fingers…” echo on social media. The Constitution is being reinterpreted by those who are less than scholarly. What has set off this latest round of tears by the well-armed cry-baby set is a case in... Read more »

The hypocrisy of Orlando

The hypocrisy of Orlando
LGBT, go back to being invisible, that was the message yesterday from the Republican and Democratic Parties. Within 36 hours, the horror of Orlando had nothing to do with being homosexual, nothing to do with terrorism, nothing to do with ISIS, what happened in Orlando was a gun issue. That’s the way kooky Washington reads... Read more »
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