Tag Archives: NRA

Guns spelled backwards is snug, and other thoughts on guns

I’ve been thinking about guns and gun control and the Second Amendment since the school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, but today I found a guy who’s done a much better job of it than me. I’m not a gun guy; … Continue reading

About these ads
Posted in Admirable Writing, American Values, Civil Liberties, Gun Control, Patriots, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

In the wake of the Newtown school shooting

Passing along links to what I think are worthwhile reads on the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, and the aftermath… For starters, here’s a dispassionate chronology from the Hartford Courant of just what happened in that school that morning. Just … Continue reading

Posted in American Values, Gun Control, Justice, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Racism and gun culture? Gotta be time for Bob in the Heights

The reasons why vary from topic to topic, but I don’t always have something worthwhile to say on every hot story du jour while it’s driving the cable news echo chamber nutty; the shooting of Trayvon Martin is one example.  … Continue reading

Posted in American Values, Civil Rights, Gun Control, Intellectual Dishonesty, Justice, Media Criticism, Politics, Television, Woeful Journalism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments