It’s About So Much More Than Your Right To Own A Gun

I continue with my writing on the upside-down understanding of so many things in our society – especially our understanding of rights and liberty. As always, the central theme is the struggle to control, but the specific issue – the thing everyone sees and never looks past – is gun control. The issue isn’t really…

Advocating For Gun Control Is Necessarily Irrational Or Evil — But It Can Also Be Both

I don’t know how to write this without sounding judgmental of those to whom it applies, and that is probably because those people are deserving of our judgment. Mind you, I am not speaking of judgment in the sense of their salvation: that is a matter between them and God and Scripture cautions us against…

I Love My Son. But He Terrifies Me.

This is from a mother who has experience and speaks with an eloquence and authority that I cannot. Via DrewM. @AOSHQ: She writes: I am sharing this story because I am Adam Lanza’s mother. I am Dylan Klebold’s and Eric Harris’s mother. I am Jason Holmes’s mother. I am Jared Loughner’s mother. I am Seung-Hui…

Does “Big Data” Mean The End Of Liberty?

In the hands of a government, I would have to say that is a “yes”. Wired reports on yet another example of the lawless Obama Administration: In a secret government agreement granted without approval or debate from lawmakers, the U.S. attorney general recently gave the National Counterterrorism Center sweeping new powers to store dossiers on…

Are We Creating The Monsters? Questions We Should Be Asking In The Aftermath Of Sandy Hook

I have noticed that on the comment thread of my post from yesterday that there seem to be a lot of people who seem to know with absolute certainty that guns are the problem and that we must be blind and ignorant not to see the legally obtained guns as the cause. The seem equally…