Category Archives: guns and culture

The Enduring Last Stand Of Gun Culture

Over at Huffington Post, Sam Stein laments the absence of strong gun control initiatives in the wake of last weekend’s shooting: (T)he inclination — from the sets of cable news shows to the desks of political reporters and the halls … Continue reading

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GOP HCR defeat strategy undone by 2nd Amendment

According to a diary up at Daily Kos, efforts to undo the mandate in court will not succeed because of a precedent involving guns. The Militia Act of 1792 required That every citizen, so enrolled and notified, shall, within six … Continue reading

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Kevin Bacon, Star Trek, and Urban Violence

While hanging out at Bob Cesca’s Goddamn Awesome Blog Go! today, I found myself posting a very lengthy comment, on which I now base my blog for the day. Why do gun owners “bitterly cling” to their guns? Because guns … Continue reading

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