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The Silencer …and death

Frightening article over on the Washington Post: Why the shooting in Virginia Beach sets an ominous precedent by Juliette Kayyem. She notes that in the most recent of the mass murders which our nation has suffered…which the NRA assures us we can do nothing to stop…the killer used a silencer on at least one of…

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Virginia Beach: A Response

Virginia Beach et al: The following was my response to another friend: No simple answer to your question, Laurie. But five that come to mind are: 1) Not only simply effecting more gun control, but also taking steps to remove the proliferation of guns from our society. That means removing the profit incentive from gun…

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Secret Listing of the NRA Board of Directors, 2019-2020

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By K. Thomas Ross “[The NRA’s] promotional and propaganda … constitute its major reasons for existence. It does not … relieve the government of its burden of [gun safety and military gun training] education. If [the NRA] should succeed to any large extent in teaching the youth of the nation to shoot, without at the…

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When Will It End?

Marv Conan is an award-winning musician and activist whose music dovetails with his politics in often quite brilliant ways. We’ve written about him before. (Check out “Take Away His Keys,”  from November of last year.) Now he’s back with another thoughtful and compelling piece, “When Will It End?” In it, he looks at the horror…

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Notes From Editor’s Desk

Some things you may have missed, plus some hints about things to come, all in a witty and charming video form. We’re just sure it’s witty and charming. Okay, maybe not.       Links To Articles Mentioned In This Video Don’t Tell Laura Ingraham https://www.liberalresistance.net/dont-tell-laura-ingraham/ Abolish The Anachronistic Second Amendment https://www.liberalresistance.net/abolish-the-anachronistic-second-amendment/ On Fascism https://www.liberalresistance.net/on-fascism/…

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Abolish the Anachronistic Second Amendment!

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By Michael E. Berumen For some years now, after one horrific mass-shooting and another, many liberals begin their lamentations and calls for more reasonable gun control with a de rigueur introductory qualification, “I support the Second Amendment, but…” or “I support the right to bear arms and I own weapons myself, but…” Here are my…

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A video to make you weep

Today I went to the site of the Parody Project on Youtube. I went hoping to get a quick laugh. The Project does amazingly funny videos which combine really great music with pointed social commentary. My favorite may be “Confounds The Science,” which sounds like “The Sound Of Silence,” while actually mocking Trump’s rejection of…

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2nd Amendment Obsolete?

There is an excellent article over on the Washington Monthly site that is definitely worth a look, The Second Amendment Is an Anachronism by Martin Longman. In it, Longman takes a good hard look at the second amendment, where it came from, and why it is really in the Constitution. His answer? It was written…

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