Mandalay Bay This is the Mandalay Bay Resort And Casino, as seen from Las Vegas Blvd in early 2009 (Copyright © 2009 by Wil C. Fry.) Like you, I’m tired of talking about it. “Mass shootings”. “Lone Wolf”. “Gun Control”. All of it. More accurately, I’m tired of hearing the same old lines. From everyone.[…]
SVHS cheerleader with sign Odessa, Texas (Copyright © 2011 by Wil C. Fry.) Last year, when the heavily-edited anti-Planned Parenthood videos were debunked, liberals cried foul, as well they should have. In a true democratic republic, we shouldn’t have voters and their representatives depending on deliberately false information when making decisions that affect the citizenry.[…]
Recently, I mentioned the case of Christopher Grisham. Today, I read that a jury couldn’t agree and a mistrial was declared. The 6-person jury deliberated for 16 hours, according to our local newspaper.
If you’ve ever lived in the south or a rural area, you might have seen this phrase on a bumper sticker: “Gun Control Means Hitting Your Target”. It’s an attempt at humor but is also very telling about two different points of view regarding private ownership of firearms in the United States. The liberal view[…]
As often happens immediately after a firearm-related tragedy, huge emotion-laden efforts have been launched to enact “some form” of gun control in the United States. The proponents are banking on the very real worries and fears that arise after such a tragedy, and the uncountable conversations that arise as a result. But being realistic, what[…]
I guess I shouldn’t have been surprised at how quickly the news stories shifted yesterday from “Shooting at Connecticut School” to “It’s Time To Get Rid of Guns”. But I still am always surprised at how that happens in the U.S. I suppose political activists have learned that it’s much easier to press their agenda[…]