Category Archives: GUN CONTROL DEBATE

We Would Gladly Debate Gun Control, If We could Find Anyone Willing to Debate

A “congressional aide” insists that we should debate gun control. I and then we tried. The last person to attempt to debate gun control against the official violence and crime numbers resulting gave up after three or four attempts. The … Continue reading

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The Best Defense Is A Good Offense

Someone stopped by searching for “the best way to defend gun rights.” Alexander the Great did not say “the best defense is a good offense,” but he said something similar about winning battles. We are in a battle for gun … Continue reading

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Woman Shoots Burglar, Sparks Gun Control Debate

Israel is th last place on earth one would expect restrictive gun laws, but they have them. The Jerusalen Post reports an an elderly holocaust survivor discovered a two home invader and plugged them, setting off a gun control debate. … Continue reading

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Gun Control Does Not Work, But!

The morning look at the media reveals several opinion pieces pointing out the fact that gun control sounds good but does not work. That is a demonstrable fact. With more than 57,604 known gun control laws, not including “time or … Continue reading

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Found, While Looking For Microsoft’s Gun Control History

Yesterday afternoon, running down a search for “microsoft anti-gun” *yes) I came across this set of points obviously taken from a much larger essay sometime in the dark ages before the internet. From the mention of Handgun Control, Incorporated, and … Continue reading

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“Critical Question Gun Control”

Someone stopped by searching for r”critical question gun control.” The critical question or “critical event” in my 19th Century formal logic textbook was the “stumbling block.” The “thing” that should not happen but does, over and over. The extra weight … Continue reading

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Persuading The Public

Cicero said it, Dale Carnegie said it, and tens of thousands before and between said the same thing. If you want to persuade, whether one person or a billion people, you must first get their attention, and secondly you must … Continue reading

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Measuring The Size Of America’s Gun Problem

Athol, a young lady who likes to argue, and essentially challenged me to “explain away America’s gun problem. Well, I cam up in a world where there were 130 million Americans, 9000 murders a year, almost equally divided between criminal … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Gun Nuts Agree To A Reasonable Compromise on Guns?

Pittsfield, one of Athols friends asks, demands, to know why America’s gun owners agree to a reasonable compromise on gun laws. First, by the numbers, existing Federal law is so restrictive that it is counterproductive for any legitimate purpose; for … Continue reading

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This Tragedy Is So Completely Out of Character, This Report Must Be Incoimplete

A Comcast report on an Arizona tragedy has an American woman committing a wanton act of murder, resulting in a wreck that injured five people. Essentially, a Mesa, Arizona woman is accused of a road rage incident and firing “numerous” … Continue reading

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