Shifra on November 12, 2017
Colbert inadvertently just proved the case against gun control…and for building The Wall. Via Washington Times. In a monologue lamenting the lack of political action in response to mass shootings, late-night host Stephen Colbert unwittingly made the case for more expansive gun ownership…. “Not just now, but at any time in human history,” he continued. “Five thousand years ago, if your village had a tiger coming into it every day and was eating people, you wouldn’t do nothing. You would move the village, you would build a fence or you would kill the tiger. You wouldn’t say, ‘Well, I guess, you know, someone’s going to get eaten every day, because the price of liberty is tigers.’ You’d take some action.”…....
Shifra on October 19, 2017
You have to admire these celebs’ stupidity, er, grandiosity. They really believe any of us care what they say. But here’s a deal, celebs: First, ditch all guns in your own security details. And stop being such sanctimonious, hypocritical jerks. Via Washington Times. Emma Stone and a handful of Hollywood celebrities have released a new anti-gun ad for Everytown for Gun Safety. The star of “La La Land” and her celebrity peers are asking fans to inundate lawmakers with a single message: “Reject the NRA.” A YouTube ad by Everytown for Gun Safety, which is backed by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, features stars reacting to the Oct. 1 massacre in Las Vegas by gunman Stephen Paddock. “The...
Tammy on October 5, 2017
It’s understandable considering the roll this add-on played in the Las Vegas massacre, but banning it will not change the foundational problem involved with mass violence– the human condition. But it does give some people the impression that banning guns, or parts related to them, will solve the issue, eliminating any discussion about the actual problems. For some background, here are details about what bump stocks are. But here we go. Via Fox News. The National Rifle Association, in its first statement on the Las Vegas shooting and in a rare break from its traditional opposition to gun-related regulations, called Thursday for a federal review of so-called bump stocks and suggested new rules might be needed for the device apparently...