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Posts Tagged ‘Guns


June 30, 2022

          Another violation of humanity, another sacrifice of our children. Aside from the usual suspects of our finger-pointing, we do well to take a look within. “Swords into plowshares” is but a dream; the reverse is more the truth.           We love violence. Young and old, most of what we see is found primarily in […]

Mosque-ing the Truth

September 9, 2010

Anything Obama says or does will be criticized by the radical right, who are masquerading as “conservatives,” though not worthy of the name. It warmed my heart to see him give voice to religious freedom in regard to the mosque center–and he did not “back off” or “qualify” that stance the following day. Whoever can […]

Life in a Hail of Bullets

June 27, 2009

LIFE IN A HAIL OF BULLETS “War between gun owners and police is more likely than a U.S. war against Iran or North Korea” How many more casualties must we have, and times to be told, that guns are bad things in a civilized society? Since last utterance on the topic in this space, a […]

Let Me Get My Gun

June 13, 2009

Why are some people stockpiling dangerous weapons after the election of a black president? Nothing fans public outrage like the issue of gun control. It makes some people want to, well, shoot someone. Why else stockpile such weapons after an election; when a black man becomes president; or someone calls for reasonable controls on their […]