The guns are winning

This is a good illustration of how I felt last night. There was news of yet another shooting at a Walmart, this time in Duncan, Oklahoma. (What is it about […]

At CU, guns okay but pot not permitted

Things are seriously out of whack at the University of Colorado these days. Guns are okay, but pot is not. For some unknown reason, and despite the mass theater shooting […]

Shootings require guns

Our lawmakers need to stop the excuses and false rationales. Other countries have mental illness. Other countries have video games. Other countries have racists. But only the US has frequent […]

Gun culture

The recent mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, were terrible beyond words and yet, sadly, not at all unfamiliar to Americans. Mass shootings have become all too common here. It’s […]

Hail summer

Last spring there was a wind storm here that blew down fences, knocked over a large woody bush in my backyard, and peeled shingles off the house across the street. […]

GOP supports (their own) gun-free zones

A number of Republicans, while denouncing gun-free zones for others, enforce a few for themselves. An article on Alternet notes five places that Republicans, for their own personal safety, maintain […]