ZIMMERMAN VERDICT, PART 2: THE “UNARMED TEEN”

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It seems that the verdict of a sworn jury in our criminal justice system means little to the haters, who are still screaming that George Zimmerman killed “an unarmed seventeen-year-old.”  Given that seventeen is...

ON A SAD ONE MONTH ANNIVERSARY

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It has been a month since the atrocity in Florida that triggered so much legitimate national grief, and so much misdirected anger and hatred. Here are some profound words from a victim of a...

GUNS ON CAMPUS: ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE

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We’ve talked here before about the “guns on campus” issue. Adults in the higher education environment do so (or want to) primarily for two reasons: a hedge against “school shooting” horrors, and for routine...

ZIMMERMAN VERDICT PART 3: “WHO STARTED IT?”

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Welcome to the new commentators here, many of whom seem to feel that Zimmerman started the encounter, a concept that concerns many of our regulars as well. Whenever there’s a fight, no matter the...

STARBUCKS REDUX

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We discussed here in February, 2010 how the Starbucks chain, when gun haters demanded that firearms be banned from their coffee shop premises, stood up and said no, they would follow the laws of...