Why yes, technically, the 2nd Amendment also covers cannons…
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GRAPESHOT, n. An argument which the future is preparing in answer to the demands of American Socialism.
PIETY, n. An uncommonly strong fear of death.
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— from The American Heretic’s Dictionary (revised & expanded), the 21st-century successor to Ambrose Bierce’s… 11 more words
In his witty book The Devil’s Dictionary, the late nineteenth social critic and satirist Ambrose Bierce defined politics thusly: “A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. 842 more words
JUSTICE, n. A term of vicious mockery, as in “equal justice under the law.”
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LOVE, n. The recognition of another’s ability to increase one’s happiness; 2) A form of temporary insanity. The cure, as Nietzsche points out, often costs no more than the price of a new pair of eyeglasses; 3) The motivation of religious folk when they inflict pain upon you for your own good. 27 more words