BEYOND SYMBOLISM: PROTECTING THE CHILDREN

0
There is precedent for arming school personnel in the United States, seen here: http://www.star-telegram.com/2012/12/14/4486104/texas-school-where-teachers-carry.html As discussed in the blog entry below this one, there is certainly precedent for arming school personnel elsewhere in the world,...

DON’T BE AFRAID OF FLYING…

0
…Be afraid of when the aircraft suddenly STOPS flying. Yesterday, my friend John Strayer and I went aloft to try our hand shooting feral hogs from a helicopter with .44 Magnum revolvers. Our mutual friend...

LIGHTING A CANDLE

0
On January 8, the Brady Bunch suggested a lighting of a candle as a protest to gun violence. Awww…how sweet. The 8th, of course, was the one year anniversary of the grotesque mass murder in Tucson,...

MORE ON WARNING SHOTS

23
A couple of entries ago, the discussion on a major police association conditionally condoning warning shots drew a lot of commentary here. And we didn’t even get all the way into the topic.  For example,...

AGAINST MONSTERS

0
The atrocity at the Connecticut elementary school will not be the last such horror, nor was it the first or even the worst.  Go back to the year 1764, in what is now Franklin...