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THE ELOI PARTY?

Are the folks who think we ought to arm some of the teachers in the public schools akin to “survivalists”. Well, one of my favorite commenters thinks so. 929 more words

Philosophy

Florida Shooting, Gun Control

The school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School and the murder of 17 people should’ve never happened. The killer was known to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office. 571 more words

Democrats

HOW DEMONIZERS PERVERT OUR MINDS -- WITH A LITTLE UPDATE

What is the NRA? Well, if we listen to the news media, the NRA is a big, powerful lobbyist for gun manufacturers. Unfortunately, some people believe whatever they see on television or in print. 569 more words

Culture War

AN ODD, OFF-THE-WALL, MEANDERING THOUGHT -- 22 FEBRUARY 2018

Why do some people want to “control” guns? What do they think gun control is? What some want to do is prevent gun violence. To prevent violence by guns, they want to ban the manufacture of firearms, the selling of firearms to the public, and the private ownership of firearms. 780 more words

Philosophy

Guth and Huppke on Politics | Worst. Bots. Ever

It’s Wednesday, and you know the drill. Amy and Rex team up to discuss the latest in politics. On today’s episode, Amy and Rex talk about the poltiical aftermath of the Parkland school shooting. 35 more words

Illinois Politics

Never Again. We Mean It.

It’s one thing to hear about a tragedy on the news and another entirely to live it. On February 14, 2018, I was running errands with my mom and sisters and celebrating Valentine’s Day when I got a CNN notification that said there was an active shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas and that he was still at large. 828 more words

National Politics

Don't rain on my parade

“Nobody, no, nobody is gonna rain on my parade!” (Barbra Streisand, Funny Girl)

So Donald J. Trump wants a parade. He went to Paris last July to see the Bastille Day parade and decided that America needs a big ceremony like that. 1,235 more words

National Politics