Monthly Archives: February 2013

Guns, Guns, And Still More Guns

It seems to me… “Force and mind are opposites; morality ends where a gun begins.”  ~ Ayn Rand. While the current gun debate since the incident in Newtown, Connecticut, normally focuses on mass shootings and assault weapons, far more Americans … Continue reading

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Reverse Global Warming

It seems to me… “If we want to address global warming, along with the other environmental problems associated with our continued rush to burn our precious fossil fuels as quickly as possible, we must learn to use our resources more … Continue reading

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More On Guns

It seems to me… “I do not believe in taking away the right of the citizen for sporting, for hunting and so forth, or for home defense.  But I do believe that an AK-47, a machine gun, is not a … Continue reading

Posted in Ammunition, Assault, Assault-type, Automatic, Brady Bill, Conservatives, Control, Dianne Feinstein, Glock, Gun, Handgun, Handgun, Japan, Japanese, militia, National Rifle Association, NRA, Obama, Ownership, Personal, Redneck, Rifle, Semi-automatic, Shotgun, Violence, Weapon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Religion: Literal vs. Figurative

It seems to me… “Religions get lost as people do.”  ~ Franz Kafka. I was raised as a Catholic, attended Catholic high school for two years, a Quaker high school my final two years, and started college at a Southern … Continue reading

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