Tag Archives: Guns

SOME THOUGHTS ON MASS SHOOTINGS

Shooting up numbers of unrelated folk in public places as a means of expression has generally been the province of conquerors, outlaws and governments, not of individuals. The recent  and still mysterious  wholesale slaughter in Las Vegas and the more … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE …(Politically Uncorrected)

Another week’s worth: CNN guilty of fake news per court in Georgia? (Re[port)                (Yeah, who isn’t, these days?) Pope Francis said Muslim terrorism does not exist. (Report) Germay Chancellor Merkel said it too. (Does anyone know whether they shouted “Allahu … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From Christmas week, to you: Boston Climate: Coldest December 16th in 133 years … (Report) (Hmnn …) Electoral College besieged: Thousands demanding electors vote against Trump. (Entitlement rampant) The culture: An Oregon resident received court permission to change his/her/its gender … Continue reading

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Another Murderous Nutcase Ignored?

As this is written, the media (We will not call them ‘News’.) are battening upon the murders committed by a lone gunman at an Oregon community college. The breathless – and witless – conversations have proceeded for over an hour, … Continue reading

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U.S. Government Today: Two Vignettes From Real Life …

A charming grandmother of our acquaintance needed, she informed us, to renew her drivers’ license. Her time allotted for that was to expire at the end of this month. So she drove across the city to the nearest Motor Vehicle … Continue reading

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Guns, History and the American Minutemen …

Somewhere between Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts, I was given a Scout Knife. That was a heavy, bulky multiple use tool that eventually made a hole in one’s pocket. Every boy over a certain age possessed one; it was a … Continue reading

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Personal Safety In Higher Education…

Gonzaga is a Catholic college in the State of Washington, which appears also to be a State of Mind. Two senior students, it seems, discovered an intruder attempting entry into their quarters. The intruder, it was discovered later, had a … Continue reading

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