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Beware Those Crazy Gun Owners
March 13, 2013

Beware Those Crazy Gun Owners

BY DON NELSON It seems someone out there in the cyber world has decided that all gun owners fall under an umbrella definition that goes something like this: GUN OWNERS – Paranoid, fearful, insecure, anti-liberal, anti-Democrat, anti-social reform. This demographic of the population is irresponsible, thinks about ways to hurt others, when confronted starts to…

The Tyranny Of Fear
February 7, 2013

The Tyranny Of Fear

BY VERN TURNER For the two months since the dreadful tragedy in Newtown, CT I’ve resisted writing any formal pieces discussing the issue of guns. Then, a deranged and unhinged former FBI agent e-mailed me an article written by the editor of something called The Natural News, Mike Adams. It was so shocking and disturbing…

The Other Side Of The Gun Debate
January 11, 2013

The Other Side Of The Gun Debate

BY SUSAN ESTRICH As politicians in Washington debate whether new laws should be issued to tighten up on background checks, impose limits on assault weapons and regulate ammunition sales and the like – a debate likely to be dominated by politics – it is worth focusing on the other side of the gun question, the…

NRA Folly
December 28, 2012

NRA Folly

BY RICHARD L. FRICKER Although sad, something must be said about the way the National Rifle Association’s Wayne LaPierre wandered around the national media like a drunk at a car wreck blaming the bartender. It is as if the poor man had not a conscious idea of what happened in Newtown, CT. Or that there…

We Are Your Constituency, Not The NRA
December 21, 2012

We Are Your Constituency, Not The NRA

BY VERN TURNER An open letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, House Speaker John Boehner and other elected lawmakers: Yes, I heard/read the “response” by Wayne LaPierre of the National Rifle Association. No one who has been paying attention should be surprised at the usual meme coming from someone who has never served in…

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