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Red Bullets

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An astute observation I’ve heard made made is that Republicans and their president like to incite gun violence… as long as the targets are Democrats. They don’t care if the bullet is stronger than the ballot, and has been for the last 56 years, because it has usually worked out in their favor. It’s been…

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“Smart” Guns Dumbed Down

Here is an interesting factoid. It is possible…even easy…to build a gun that only the registered owner can fire. The same technology that we use to secure cars with wireless ignitions could be used with firearms. One plan calls for the user to have a bluetooth enabled token in his or her possession, and if…

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David Hogg Victim of Swatting “Prank”

The Guardian is reporting that David Hogg, the Parkland school shooting survivor who has become a well-known gun control advocate, was “swatted” on Tuesday, 5 June. Swatting is a so-called prank in which someone calls the police and reports that there is a violent incident underway at the home, school, or workplace of the victim.…

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Oklahoma’s Governor has SOME Common Sense About Guns

On Friday 5-11-2018 Mary Fallin, the Governor of Oklahoma, had to veto a bill that, were it passed would have set a very dangerous precedent for the rest of the right wing states out there. The bill was going to allow gun ownership with no licensing. This bill “had broad support in the state’s Republican-controlled…

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A Father Risen, In His Fury

There is a fascinating article over on the Guardian site, Fred Guttenberg will not sit down: Florida father demands gun reform by Lois Beckett. Guttenberg was, alas, one of the parents who lost a child in the Parkland shooting. But, now, notes Ms. Beckett, he is after justice. He has thrown himself in the struggle…

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Whistling Past the Graveyard

We’re Just Whistling Past the Graveyard if We Don’t Focus on Defeating Republicans at Every Level By Michael E. Berumen In the wake of the most recent school shooting tragedy in Florida, there is the customary hue and cry of media cognoscenti, gun control activists, and many politicians professing outrage. Social media are abuzz with…

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