Category Archives: gun nuts

Pistol-packing pol doesn’t mind dying


Now the senator came down here/Showing everyone his gun… — Bob Dylan, “Stuck Inside of Mobile With the Memphis Blues Again” This guy isn’t a senator. He’s Rep. Ralph Norman, and he is fast, fast on the draw. So fast … Continue reading

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Trump’s plan to stop school shootings


Donald Trump thinks real life is a reality TV show, or an old cowboy movie. To counter the threat of more mass shootings in schools, he wants to issue guns to 20 percent of schoolteachers in America. The movie version … Continue reading

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If vile goes out of style, Trump is toast


The question for Roy Moore was “When was the last time America was great?” He replied: I think it was great at the time when families were united — even though we had slavery — they cared for one another…. … Continue reading

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Mass shootings don’t faze gun freaks


From a New York Times editorial published in 2015, soon after the mass shooting in San Bernardino, CA: …Certain kinds of weapons, like the slightly modified combat rifles used in California, and certain kinds of ammunition, must be outlawed for … Continue reading

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In guns we trust


Frank Rich says America’s love affair with guns is something that will have to be chipped away at; that guns… …have always been intrinsic to the very idea of America and “freedom” – enshrined in our Constitution’s Second Amendment (however … Continue reading

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Media make a killing on massacre in CT


My e-mail yesterday included links to the “most recommended content about the Connecticut school shooting from the Daily Kos community.” Forgive me, Daily Kos, for not reading the articles. I’m sure the writers had good intentions, but only so much … Continue reading

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Tune in with your new assault rifle


One can only wonder who would have ended up owning this mail-order killing machine, and what he would have done with it. Taken it to the movies, maybe: Police in Washington are looking into how a local resident who ordered … Continue reading

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