Dec 162012
 
The Most and Least Violent Countries in the Western World

As I write this, the country is going through a histrionic act of soul-searching after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown Connecticut last week.  Gun grabbers can barely hide their glee behind a veil of crocodile tears, and the rush to enact more gun control legislation is terrifying in its irrational intensity. The biggest problem with gun control?  There’s too much of it.  There’s a reason that people choose to shoot up schools […]

Apr 262011
 
Glaring Example of Media Bias

For sure, George Bush was a controversial President and attracted a huge amount of criticism (and, alas, not all of it unjustified).  But do you ever remember reading a headline ‘Left Wingers Continue to Mean-Spiritedly Nitpick at President Bush’? Now look at this article, prominently featured on Yahoo and elsewhere, but with two key words changed :  Left becomes Right, and Bush becomes Obama. This article is an appalling example of media bias, from the […]

Feb 142011
 
Learning from Other's Experiences

Here’s an interesting couple of videos – the first being an interview with a homeowner in the Denver CO area who was forced to defend himself against three intruders who broke into his house one night.  At least one of the intruders was armed; the homeowner defended himself successfully with his own pistol, and subsequently was interviewed on a local news program. The second interview is with the Denver District Attorney who explains why, according […]