Following the massacre of grammar-school children in Newtown, Conn., in December 2012, high-powered weapons have been used to kill innocent victims in more senseless public incidents. Those killings, however, are only a fragment of the total harm caused by the misuse of firearms. Each year, more than 30,000 people die in the United States in firearm-related incidents. Many of those deaths involve handguns. Continue reading “Justice Stevens: The five extra words that can ‘fix’ the Second Amendment”
King Street Patriots founder Catherine Engelbrecht, one of many conservatives who claim they were unfairly targeted by the IRS when applying for tax-exempt status, told Congress Thursday that she is “more determined ever than before to stand before you and to all of America and say that I will not retreat.”
As I have mentioned a few times, I come from a family of liberals and live near DC, many of my friends are liberals and love this kind of stuff. I maintain some ties with them due to years of history with them, though I am rapidly moving in another direction.
I read it with a sense of horror because of the very subtle indoctrination embedded within — well, I’ll say I used to find it subtle but not anymore. Now it screams out at me. Continue reading “Math = Love?”