Category Archive: Issues

Jul 01 2013

Tyranny is a Form of Terrorism

Terrorism is the act of using fear as psychological warfare. Tyranny is oppressive power usually concentrated in a small node of government. Terrorism is most often used as assymetric warfare, when a smaller attacking force cannot directly confront a larger force and must find alternative methods to inflict damage. Terrorism usually does inflict some conventional …

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Apr 23 2013

Lexington and Concord

Recently, there has a been a lot of debate over the second amendment and how it applies to current times. Eventually, it all comes back to Lexington and Concord and “the shot heard round the world”. On Wednesday, April 19th of 1775 at Lexington and Concord, American patriots defended their rights against an armed military …

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Apr 14 2013

The Gun Show Loophole

At the center of the current debate over gun control is an issue known as the “gun show loophole”. Anybody who is in the business of selling firearms is a firearms “dealer” and must be licensed under federal law. (11) The term “dealer” means (A) any person engaged in the business of selling firearms at …

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Apr 09 2013

Roberts Opinion on Obamacare

Justice Roberts opinion on Obamacare has been characterized in many ways, but most of them have been flavored by expectations set before the decision was rendered. Here is Roberts opinion: 11-393 National Federation of Independent Business v. Sibelius (decided June 28, 2012) The case is in regards to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act …

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Jan 18 2013

Guns Don’t Make You Safe

Holding a gun in your hands does not guarantee either your safety or your life. There is no surety that someone else won’t have bigger or better weapons and can still take what you consider valuable. The whole point of holding a gun in your hands is that it raises the bar of consequence and …

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Dec 31 2012

Low Information Voters

Voters who are less informed about politics have been called “low information voters”. The terms “less informed” and “low information” are relative. Low information voters tend to be denigrated by both sides as ignorant, en-educated and even stupid or anti-intellectual. The fact that a high percentage of incumbents get re-elected, regardless of party affiliation and …

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Dec 29 2012

Arms Control is Un-Ethical

The club and the knife were most likely the first weapons developed in human history. Their primary purpose was to kill animals to provide food. By attaching a knife to a pole, as in either a spear or an arrow, the effectiveness of the knife can be extended. Then, some humans learned that they could …

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Jul 01 2012

The New Revolution

I’ll tip my hat to the new constitution Take a bow for the new revolution Smile and grin at the change all around me Pick up my guitar and play Just like yesterday And I’ll get on my knees and pray We don’t get fooled again The Who – from “Won’t Get Fooled Again” Future …

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