Posts Tagged ‘gun control’

Stick A Fork In It

March 28, 2013

The Culture Wars are over!

For decades, since the first long-hired pot smoker joined a protest over the Viet Nam war, the Republican party has tried to gin up phony controversies (The War on Christmas!) and throw red meat to their base. The gays are coming! What about the babies?!?! People who don’t look like you are living in our country! The g’umment is coming to take your guns!
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Finn’s Wake: Our Abusive Relationship With Firearms (and Why Breaking Up is Hard to Do)

January 16, 2013

One of the best, most thoughtful pieces I have read on the subject.

Our Abusive Relationship With Firearms (and Why Breaking Up is Hard to Do)

I really didn’t want to write a blog post about this, especially after so long a meaningful absence, but after watching Austin-based conspiracy-ophile Alex Jones lose his marbles on National Television the other day, I realized that while we do seem to be having a discussion about gun control, it’s really more of a shouting match engendered by the lunatic fringe. Read More

via Finn’s Wake: Our Abusive Relationship With Firearms (and Why Breaking Up is Hard to Do).

NRA Shoots Its Mouth Off

August 15, 2012

Yet another mass shooting, this time in Texas.

When reached by phone for comment, a spokesperson for the National Rifle Association said “This is why our organization continues to press for increased access to guns.  Like the other recent shootings, if the victims had been armed, they would have been able to stop the shooter.”

“You do know the first victim was a Constable, right?”

“CLICK…. BRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR…”


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