Part 1. 2015 In 1997 I moved from western Massachusetts to Maine. Several people asked me, “Are you going to get a gun?” I laughed. I thought this was an odd question. […]
February, 2018 provided 104 examples of appalling behavior by Donald, with two major speeches, multiple credible allegations of adultery, a marked jump in demagoguery, and several horrible responses to the school massacre in Parkland, Florida.
The only functional difference between an M4, and M16, and an AR15-style rifle is automatic fire on the military weapons. But the military trains its members to us semi-automatic fire, making rate-of-fire a distinction without a difference.
I want to buy a gun. As a kid, I loved westerns — those with Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Hopalong Cassidy, and John Wayne. They were heroes — good guys in white […]
I’m done putting up with lies and willful ignorance from people who are unwilling to be logical. I’m done being reasonable with unreasonable people. And I’m done being polite about kids dying.
If 17 matter here but not 50,000 there, it’s not about kids Status update: Flu: day the next. Facebook: still a parade of sanctimonious headlines. Running out of fucks to give. Yes, […]
Good arguments require good facts My job as self-appointed Gadfly Supreme, Pedant General, and Defender of Truth, Justice, and /or the American Way is simple. I generally try to put my own […]
I’ve been thinking about my values a lot since the election, and I’ve realized what my most fundamental value is – fairness.
Do you agree with the majority of Americans that gun control is both right and appropriate?
Let me start this post with an admission. If I had the power, I’d happily ban assault weapons completely. I’d also round up the majority of assault-style weapons presently in circulation and […]