Archive for the '2nd Amendment' Category

There’s plenty we could do about mass shootings

Monday, March 12th, 2018

There was a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Feb. 14. (Former?) student Nikolas de Jesus Cruz (who was reportedly a subject of bullying there) used a .223-caliber, one-shot-per-trigger-pull rifle (not an “automatic weapon” as claimed by Democratic Florida Sen. Bill Nelson.) Young de Jesus Cruz left 17 dead, dozens more injured.

‘It’s a weapon designed to inflict maximum damage’

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

I believe I hear the fellow from CNN (who appears to close his eyes while firing) saying of the AR-15 “It’s a weapon designed to inflict maximum damage,” here:

‘This culminated in police officers falsifying documents, hiding criminal activity, lying on official police reports . . .’

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

19-year-old Nikolas de Jesus Cruz — who killed 17 former schoolmates at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Feb. 14 — had committed numerous serious crimes over the previous five years, including assault, but had no criminal record (which would have prevented him from buying firearms.)

Reader asks Vin to ‘Lay off the bullshit’

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

One “Etaoin Shrdlu” has posted a comment below my post “Too busy wiretapping candidates, rigging elections, covering their asses,” (immediately below) as follows:

Too busy wiretapping candidates, rigging elections, Covering Their Asses

Friday, February 16th, 2018

So police were called out to visit with Florida “Valentine’s Day” shooter-to-be Nikolas de Jesus Cruz THIRTY-NINE TIMES over the past seven years, for “mentally ill, domestic violence, assault, threats, Peeping Tom, shooting animals . . .” yet (as Loyal Correspondent Bear points out) neither cops nor school officials ever made use of the Florida […]

At night, sometimes they even crawl out and shoot their owners

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Bump stocks and the Bill of Rights

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

The Senate Judiciary committee heard testimony Dec. 8 on a proposal to try to outlaw “bump stocks” — devices that allow light, modern, semi-automatic rifles to fire at rates similar to machine pistols.

The Dog That Didn’t Bark

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Has anyone else noticed an odd omission from all the recent, harrowing accounts of sexual assault and outright rape of young women in the motion picture and TV news industries by older, powerful men?

‘Blood on their hands’?

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

(Note: A version of this column appears in the Nov. 10 edition of “Firearms News,” on newsstands next week.)

If they knew who caused all these recurring deadly California wildfires, would they do anything? Wanna bet?

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

I see where 40 people have now died (with 5,700 homes destroyed) in wildfires along California’s central and north-central coast this month -– wildfires that are far hotter, more intense, more widespread, and harder to extinguish than would have been common 50 years ago.



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