MASS SHOOTINGS AND THE SECOND AMENDMENT

In the wake of the El Paso and Dayton shootings, Presidential candidate Kamala Harris has just taken her turn at the now-obligatory think-of-the-children bleat. It’s almost, but not quite, as obligatory as our-hearts-go-out-to. Politicians have simply got to hire some new writers! In any event, according to Harris, and in a scene reminiscent of the … Continue reading MASS SHOOTINGS AND THE SECOND AMENDMENT

AT THE RISK OF SOUNDING RACIST …

Let’s not quibble about whether they came across the Bering Strait or miraculously burst into being sui generis. Let’s just say that those who descended from those who could be found in the Western Hemisphere prior to 1492 shall be its ‘indigenous’ peoples, and those who descended from those who came thereafter, mostly from Europe, … Continue reading AT THE RISK OF SOUNDING RACIST …