The Invasive Fungus Which Produced Today’s Zombie Congress

Matt Simon has told the world the amazing-awful story of the fungus that takes over the body of ants and forces them to do its bidding-- which is, basically, to run up a nearby tree and die so that the fungus can release spores that will then fall to the ground and grab more ants … Continue reading The Invasive Fungus Which Produced Today’s Zombie Congress

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Midterms Victory For Gun Reform? That’s Wishful Thinking

As we know, Congress is controlled by the majority party, and the majority party is controlled by the National Rifle Association (NRA). This overlordship exercised by the gun-lobby group is so strong, so obvious, that we know of people from other countries who have studied or worked with the NRA in hopes of emulating the … Continue reading Midterms Victory For Gun Reform? That’s Wishful Thinking

America’s Complex Gun Problem Plays Out In Trenton, New Jersey

  Part of the problem with the ceaseless black parade of shootings in America is that the information concerning a shooting never comes-out all at once, but trickles out over time-- with some questions never seeming to get answered. Or at least, we never hear about the answers-- for since a particular shooting has taken … Continue reading America’s Complex Gun Problem Plays Out In Trenton, New Jersey

The Most Important Gun-Reform Letter-To-The-Editor That You Should Write This Year

  To The Editor: Any representative of the American people who has received an A rating from the NRA has demonstrated a culpable disregard for the public welfare in order to "earn" that score-- the NRA demands a high price for its "A." After years of voting against needed gun-market reforms, there is plenty of … Continue reading The Most Important Gun-Reform Letter-To-The-Editor That You Should Write This Year

80+ Anti-Gun-Reform Candidates Already Destined For U.S. House 2019-21

As there's a breather in the Spring and Summer primaries this week, I thought I'd take the opportunity to track and report the status of winners vis-a-vis the gun issue for seats in the U.S. House Of Representatives. With thirteen State primaries now completed, the field is already crowded with anti-gun-market-reform politicians who have been … Continue reading 80+ Anti-Gun-Reform Candidates Already Destined For U.S. House 2019-21

Sometimes, “Bad Guys With Guns” CAN Be Stymied By Good Laws With Teeth

NRA Vice President and #GuiltyA head honcho, Wayne LaPierre, argues that current gun laws, if only vigorously enforced, are enough to curb school shootings and other mass murders. That is patently untrue-- many times over, in fact. No law prohibited the Orlando shooter from easily and legally purchasing his assault weapon, an AR-15-style gun, just … Continue reading Sometimes, “Bad Guys With Guns” CAN Be Stymied By Good Laws With Teeth

Student Safety In The Era Of The School-Shooter: WHATEVER IT TAKES

When it comes to keeping America's students safe from school shootings, we must face reality. We are well into the 21st century now, and we must conduct our lives according to the realities of the 21st century. A changing threat necessitates a changing response. We cannot uninvent the gun. We will not anytime soon drastically … Continue reading Student Safety In The Era Of The School-Shooter: WHATEVER IT TAKES