AND NOW, FOR SOMETHING DIFFERENT…

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Among other things, regular readers here know that (A) I don’t usually host guest blogs and (B) as sort of the “resident cop” in the Backwoods Home writers’ stable, I frequently visit criminal justice...

PATTERNS

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In a little town in Northern California, a man under indictment for stabbing someone goes on a murder spree that only ends when he is fatally shot by police.  Ignoring the fact that he...

COUNTERING ANTI-GUN FALSEHOODS

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Well, they’re at it again.  Their egos deeply invested in their narrative that “guns are bad and so are the people who own them,” we now hear prohibitionists telling us that no mass murder...

THE MAD DANCE IN THE BLOOD

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Regular readers will understand why I’ve waited until now to talk about the recent police-involved shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota, the resultant cop-killing atrocity in Dallas, and the other deadly ripples we’re seeing spread...

THOUGHTS ON THE TEXAS CHURCH ATROCITY

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Less than 48 hours after the atrocity at the church in Texas, we’ve seen a lot of “breaking news is broken news,” but some facts appear to have solidified. There is as yet no...