Tag: Newtown

Don't Let Alex Jones Tell You that the Las Vegas Massacre was a Hoax

Don't Let Alex Jones Tell You that the Las Vegas Massacre was a Hoax
Note: Between the time I wrote this piece and the time I hit the “Publish” button, the NRA has asked the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to review whether “bump stocks” comply with federal law.  I’m going to need time to digest this new development, but I plan to err on the side... Read more »

Chicago violence: A haystack with no last straw in sight

In this morning’s RedEye (a Chicago Tribune publication) Brian Moore asks if there is such a thing as a “last straw” when it comes to the senseless violence plaguing Chicago’s neighborhoods.  Brian says that he doesn’t know the answer.   I don’t either, but I’m not sure we’re asking the right question. We’ve seen our... Read more »

In the wake of Sandy Hook: Gun control, Senator Feinstein and Joshua Boston, USMC

Nancy Lanza was a gun enthusiast and law-abiding, responsible citizen of Newtown, Connecticut who, seemingly posed no threat to her community.   Whether or not her son, Adam posed a discernible threat will be a matter of speculation ad nauseum.   What is not open to speculation is what Adam Lanza did with his mother’s... Read more »
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