Category Archives: GUN CONTROL DEBATE

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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NY Times Tries To Play Nice Instead Of Nasty

Over the years some of the much of the harshest rhetoric against gun owners and private gun ownership has come from the New York Times. Now, they are apparently trying to play nice – in order to get their way. … Continue reading

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“Any Day I Go To A Gun Show Is A Good Day”

No, no gun show for me today. I wish! The line is the concluding line from a New York Times report by anti-gun writer Charles Blow. Who seemed to have a reasonably good time for someone who wants strict regulation … Continue reading

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“We Should Debate The Gun Issue”

Someone with a Massachusetts URL dropped a contact comment to the effect that “we should debate the gun issue.” I would be more than happy to debate that issue. In fact, I have a standing challenge to discuss the issue, … Continue reading

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The “Right Tone For A Gun Control Response?”

One of this morning’s side conversations involved the “right tone to use responding to a gun control column.” In three words, aggressive but polite. One need not use harsh or unseemly language to cut a gun control advocate down to … Continue reading

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How Dedicated Is The Media To Gun “Control?”

Someone left a contact post essentially asking how dedicated the American print and broadcast media is to gun control. Let me begin by pointing out that all a television or radio station has to sell is air time. All a … Continue reading

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The Gun Control Wind Has Shifted

Looking over what passes for “news” I was favorably impressed by the number of hard left newspapers that have allowed those who oppose gun bans to at least squeeze in an op-e. This does not mean the New York Times, … Continue reading

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“Why Is There No Open Discussion Of The Gun Control Issue?”

Browsing the news media, I see a “columnist and editorial writer” for a media chain is bewailing “the way the gun nuts shut down a free and open discussion of the vitally important gun violence issue.” Since there is no … Continue reading

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