Category Archives: crime

Sequestration of Congressmen?

Surfing the blogosphere I came across an obscure little site which, curiously, goes offline and occasionally disappears from the major search engines. In fact I have not been able to find it for a few weeks now. It goes (went?) … Continue reading

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How Many Does It Take?

How many people would it take to shut down a major American city for a day or two? Well, apparently two. The Boston Marathon bombing and subsequent manhunt has bathed us all in a media-fueled thrall for some four days … Continue reading

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How to Not Solve Gun Violence

“Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is argument of tyrants, it is the creed of slaves.” – William Pitt the Younger, 1783 Let me be clear. I am in favor of sensible gun control, background … Continue reading

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Fixing Gun Violence

President Obama has signed some twenty-three executive orders about gun regulation. Of course the heavily racist “fears” about him and his administration were running on high shortly after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Just like when you were … Continue reading

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Violence is Normal

It is virtually impossible to avoid violence these days. I can’t turn on the television, the radio or browse internet social media or, for that matter, read my e-mail without encountering violence. It occurs at varying distances from me. Occasionally, … Continue reading

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Men Will Be Men

In the course of the oh so drawn out coverage of General Petraeus’ affair with his biographer various commentators recently have used the phrase “men will be men” and spoke of the difficulty men have when they don’t have access … Continue reading

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Take It Up the Ladder, Coach

The provocative picture and suggestive title of this blog post are fully intentional. Jerry Sandusky and the various issues about his crimes are very much in the news. But the saturation of the media with mindless election blurbs and endless … Continue reading

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