Clinton, Trump, the Media, and Groupthink

The mainstream media continually points out that Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump heading into November’s general election, but how accurate are these polling results? There is some reason to believe that certain mainstream media outlets, such as CBS and NBC, have routinely oversampled Democrats – purposefully or not is anyone’s supposition – with the net […]

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Horror in Japan Too

Echoing the sentiments recently discussed regarding France and Germany, Japan also is not immune to evil and violence, despite the virtual elimination of firearms in that nation. Due to a near-full disarmament of its civilian populace, this mentally unstable young man allegedly had roughly 40 minutes (!) at his disposal to knife to death 19 […]

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France and Germany are Having a Tough Go Lately

Most people are aware of the largest terrorist attacks that have rocked Paris and Nice in recent months, and the Charlie Hebdo attacks that preceded them, but whether terrorism-related or just “plain” crime, both countries are seeing their fair shares of violence recently. In France: –Driver attempts to run over pedestrians, injuring several in Dijon […]

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What Will it Take for Democrats to Reject Hillary Clinton?

Seriously, what will it take? Proof that she behaved egregiously negligently at best, if not outright willingly criminal, in the handling of national security materials?  No. A demonstrable inability to manage national-level crises with professionalism or effective leadership?  Nope. Her thinly-veiled contempt, if not outright hatred, of the very demographics she seeks to court?  Nah. […]

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Another Apparently Unjustified Police Shooting

This time in South Florida, where police armed with AR-15s (possibly the fully-automatic military versions of the weapons that are generally unavailable to civilians) engaged and wounded a special needs caregiver, Charles Kinsey, who was reportedly attempting to return his autistic patient/client to the facility from which he had strayed.  The patient, identified only as […]

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I Am a “Verbiage Nazi”

This is similar to a grammar Nazi, except in this case applied to the context of firearms-related discussions about their design, functions, and their use.  This form of linguistic prescription focuses more on the technical verbiage and its accurate employment.  I wish I did not have to resort to this tedious, and I have been […]

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Facebook Sued as a Terrorist Platform

In another example of the modern caricature of justice known as “jackpot justice,” a group of lawyers is now suing Facebook for $1 billion (!) for alleged providing a social media platform from which Palestinian terrorists were able to coordinate and subsequently execute violent attacks which killed four Americans and wounded another in Israel and […]

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