***Arms Trade Fire Sale*** Everything Must Go!!!

May 10 ***Arms Trade Fire Sale***  Everything Must Go!!!

Guns, guns, guns.  What more is there to be said about guns? While perusing the news I discovered the following article at Yahoo News about Russia selling weapons to Syria. Israel warned the United States in recent days that Russia plans to sell advanced ground-to-air missile systems to Syria despite Western pressure on Moscow to hold off on such a move, the Wall Street Journal reported on...

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Political ADD

May 08 Political ADD

I’ve posted at least once (I think) before about how our government doesn’t work to solve problems, but works to pit party against party and voter against voter for the sake of winning future elections.  I find it particularly telling when the biggest issues of the day are decided by events in our nation and exploited for use by our politicians. The major life-changing issues in the...

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Guns and the Culture of Life

Feb 25 Guns and the Culture of Life

Cardinal Dolan recently published a blog post titled Advocating for Gun Control in which he makes the claim that private gun ownership, assault weapons, and the gun culture further the cause of the “Culture of Death”.  I have rewritten this draft a dozen times trying to find the right approach to take issue with his hyperbole-filled, emotionally based argument in favor of gun...

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Why Gun Bans Discount Virtue

Jan 30 Why Gun Bans Discount Virtue

I know, I know.  It’s a little late for more talk about banning guns.  The gun-control rally realized they were fighting a losing battle and decided to try to hype us up and fight against one another with their usual clarion calls for amnesty for illegal immigration.  That being said, I will resist the change and add more food for thought. In the aftermath of the Newtown, CT shooting, a...

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The Blame Game

Jan 23 The Blame Game

For the last several weeks, the country has been embroiled in a huge debate about the role of guns in our society.  I’ve written extensively about guns and gun control here, here, and here, so I won’t rehash that today.  Instead I’d like to look at some factors which could have had tremendous effect on Adam LanzaSandy Hook shooter but haven’t received any blame.  The...

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