Back in March, some neanderthal shot up a couple of mosques in Christchurch, NZ, and I wrote a short post about it (here). A few days ago, a 16 year old kid killed two of his classmates, wounded two more, before shooting himself in the head; he later died. It was his birthday. I don't … Continue reading Santa Clarita, CA
You've probably figured out by now that I support the Constitution of the United States. I support it all, in fact, even the parts I find inconvenient, which is apparently something of a novelty. Certainly many of our elected representatives, the people who have actually taken an oath to protect and defend the whole thing, … Continue reading Mao ZeO’Rourke
The mind boggles. On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously declared the National Rifle Association (NRA) a domestic terrorist organization. While a symbolic act, they are urging other governmental entities to do the same. Apparently, support of the US Constitution (the 2nd Amendment in particular) is enough to brand you a terrorist in … Continue reading Apparently, I’m a Terrorist.
We live in dangerous times. We live in a era where divisiveness rules. Our differences deliberately amplified, our similarities ignored. "We" cannot be like "them" - even when "we" are actually more like "them" than not. We are taught to hate those who don't look/act/think as we do, and that hate is OK. We live … Continue reading The Times We Live In
A couple of days ago, an arrogant, hate-filled Neanderthal shot up two houses of worship, killing dozens of innocent, defenseless people. I don't have the words to adequately describe my revulsion, both of the act and the attitude that spawned it. But they caught the guy. He'll never be out of custody, he'll live out … Continue reading Christchurch, NZ