Category Archives: Gun Control

Background checks? The three shooters were background checked.

And?  Any requirement that requires a US gun purchaser to prove he needs a gun will be declared unconstitutional by SCOTUS.  pl

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49 pages worth reading: How British gun control efforts sparked the American revolution

By Robert Willmann The British attempt to seize guns and ammunition from independent-minded and perceptive people kicked off the revolution in 1775-1776 in a small part of North America that resulted in independence through the Declaration of Independence, the Articles … Continue reading

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The right to own and bear arms …

Government has structure.  That is in the essence of government.  That structure is expressed in constitutions and laws.  Without that structure society would collapse in anarchy with the strongest and most rapacious ruling by terror and force.  Alternatively, a government … Continue reading

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“Universal” means “All.” Re-published 3 March 2018

  The Democrats and their corporate media friends are obviously determined to exploit the media driven frenzy that has emerged since the Orlando massacre.    After many efforts to de-rail Trump's campaign they feel sure that THIS TIME they've got him.   … Continue reading

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The Fake Courage Awards of 2018……. and the Nominees are………… commentary by Fred

It's that time of year folks: Awards Season. So pull in and watch the sunset on a great day because we have a great new show to go with your evening dose of Fake News.   Hollywood,  your show can … Continue reading

Posted in As The Borg Turns, Current Affairs, Fred, government, Gun Control, Humor, Justice, Media, Politics | Tagged , , | 46 Comments

Open thread for the usual post shooting chaos.

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What were the guns at Las Vegas and did this man own them legally?

I confess to being irredeemably addicted to facts.  Linda (an old colleague) can testify to that. Every time some nutter kills people with firearms I always ask the same questions;  what guns were used and were they legally obtained and … Continue reading

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Obama: A Legacy of Hope and Change. Part 1. Sanctuary City.……by Fred

Grant Park, Chicago, November 2008. "In this country, we rise or fall as one nation, as one people. Let's resist the temptation to fall back on the same partisanship and pettiness and immaturity that has poisoned our politics for so … Continue reading

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Focus on Domestic Violence

Let's have a general discussion of recent highly public violence in the US. 1 – The Baton Rouge police shooting in a convenience store parking lot of a recently released sex offender felon who seems clearly to have been shot … Continue reading

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SHORT AND SHARP: Orlando between disbelief, disconnect and déjà vu …

By Patrick Bahzad Who would have thought? Who could have imagined something of this magnitude happening in the US, six months only after the terrible Paris attacks? Back then, in November 2015, events in the French capital looked like the … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, Gun Control, Intelligence | 171 Comments