When I Was A Child, I Spake As A Child

This morning, I posted a link on FaceBook to a New York Post article containing this quote from the people who took Nikolas Cruz in after his adoptive mother died: “The couple said Cruz acted very immature and suspected his adopted mother coddled him. ‘He was very naïve. He wasn’t dumb, just naïve,” James said.…

Emotional Reactions = Bad Results

Unless you are depraved, you want to reduce these mass shootings but as I have noted in the past with the posting of the clip of the 1991 congressional testimony of Dr. Suzanna Hupp (survivor off the Luby’s Restaurant shooting in Killeen, Texas that killed 23), for the past 30 years the reaction to these…

Peace Only Comes Through Superior Firepower

Today, the New York Times puts the progressive intent right out there: “No right is unlimited and immune from reasonable regulation.” Imagine if the editorial was about abortion instead of guns. Read the article and everywhere firearms are mentioned, mentally replace that mention with the word “abortion”. Do you think they would write the same…

Shooting Ourselves in the Head

One really has to take a step back from the rhetoric raging around the Roseburg, Oregon shootings (actually it is the same heated, politicized language that follows every crime that progressives find politically advantageous) to see the issue. This will be hard to do because we have a purely politically motivated president who has already…

Samuel Colt Made Men Equal

Collectivism is based on a central authority for planning and execution of all economic tasks and elimination of the individual choice and responsibility inherent in capitalist systems. Collectivism doesn’t work because it is impossible to scale a decision making process to every economic transaction. In a way, our system of reliance on the current design…

Grover Norquist: the Fox in the Hen House

PRINCIPLES OF NATURAL LAW: ‘Compromise’ Negates Principles If you embrace the notions of individual rights and liberty and self-governance, then you must embrace and protect the principles and ideals of Natural Law.  This is because these things come only from Natural Law and not from man.  They can never come from man.  By logical extension, this…