Constitution, Current Events

The Left already has plenty of examples of their version of gun control

The typical knee-jerk reaction is already in full force. Less than six hours after the last shell casing hit the ground on the campus of Umpqua Community College, our President was at his pulpit, once again demanding the further erosion of our Bill of Rights. Beyond talking about himself at least 28 times in his… Continue reading The Left already has plenty of examples of their version of gun control

Current Events, Just musing

Closing the Dealership / Showroom Loophole

A recent forty-three car pile up on Interstate 75 in Detroit got me thinking. A sudden snowfall whipped up over the freeway on January 31st causing cars and trucks to slam into one another. More than a dozen people were hurt and three people were killed; two of which, where children. One was seven and… Continue reading Closing the Dealership / Showroom Loophole

Current Events, Just musing

The State of the Union

So I took a sabbatical from politics to concentrate on putting the final edit on my novel. I also joined a writer's group to spar short stories back and forth and see how creative we could get. And look what happened while I was away? Barack Obama is back in the White House. What the… Continue reading The State of the Union

Constitution, Current Events, Just musing

A Man Bites Dog Story Should Not Set Policy

“There is no reason why anyone, other than military or police, need to possess an Assault Rifle.” Or, “There is no reason why anyone, other than military or police, need to possess clips that hold dozens of rounds of ammunition.” Or, “You don't need an Assault Rifle to go hunting.” These three sentences, in many… Continue reading A Man Bites Dog Story Should Not Set Policy