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In Philadelphia, 241 Years Ago Today, A Document Was Signed

Proclaiming the Independence of thirteen of England’s North American Colonies. Tomorrow, July 4, is the 241st anniversary of the formal Declaration of Independence which eventually led to the formation of the United States of America. The most successful social and … Continue reading

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July 1, and this year is half used up

Thjere is not much visibly going on in the gun cotnrol world this July 1, a Saturday sliding into a Holiday week. But there are plenty f opinion items coming up when they are searched for. Rhode Island banners want … Continue reading

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Newsweek Asks Why CAn’t Congress Impose Gun control

Tje far left “news” magazine Newsweek asks why Congress cannot bring itself to impose gun control laws. Essentially because far too many of us have seen first hand the results of gun control. Those laws are sold as “common sense … Continue reading

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“Hollywood Reacts To Scalese Shooting”

Breitbart reports Hollywood is reacting to the lone wolf attack on Congressman Steve Scalese, the Majority whip. There is no surprise there. In 1962 five peer reviewed studies made headlines, giving “explicit interpersonal violence on the samll screen” for an … Continue reading

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Pictures of Hoovervilles”

Someone stopped by searching for ” hooverville pics” I will have to dig in the retired computer and see if I can come up with a couple. Many of the photos did not make the move so we are short … Continue reading

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“Why So Much Interest In Gun Control?”

Someone came by searching for “reason for interest in gun control.” Momentarily adding swords, shields, armor, bows, crossbows, and other “weapons” to guns, arms control is older than history Some of the very primitive tribes currently inhabiting remote places have … Continue reading

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A Day For Remembering Our Heroes

War. War is the least profitable of human endeavors, yet sometimes the most necessary. Whether or not all of the myriad ward America has fought were justified, we have had heroes in every war. This day we honor those who … Continue reading

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A Brief History Of Decoration Day

The Daily Signal has a brief history of Memorial Day for those afflicted with a post Carter Administration public school education. As a footnote, 73 years ago I was taught Decoration Day began when the good ladies of Columbus, Mississippi, … Continue reading

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European Gun Murder Rates Prior To 1000 CE

Someone with a Cambridge, Massachusetts URL stopped by searching for “gun murder rates -1000.” A assume 1000 is a year, in which case the answer is 0.None. Not any. Guns were not invented until the 1400’s,the 13th Century, and putting … Continue reading

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Donald J. Trump To Become President IN 408 Hours, But the effect is apparent

Among today’s news, Ford is the latest to reconsider shipping jobs out of the United States. Earlier today, a survey of economic confidence shwod Americans are more confident than they have been since 9/11. Decembers building construction is reportedly at … Continue reading

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