Do not expect much of a post from me about the shooting at the school in Newtown, CT last Friday; I, for one, do not believe in using the blood of victims as a fuel to further my political goals, unlike your average "gun control" fetishist. My thoughts and prayers are unquestionably with the families of those killed in this horrific crime, though, and if you do want something to read, you should read this. [...]
I write a lot here. You know that. I know that. Some of my longest posts range up to thousands and thousands of words, with numerous trains of thought running throughout, tied together by the overarching desire to make myself explicitly, perfectly clear.
But, sometimes, that degree of verbosity is not strictly required, as this comment from Rob Crawford indicates:
I quit reading TTAG when it became clear that the editorial stance is [...]
Unfortunately, our travel plans for the weekend will preclude me from participating in this noble endeavor, but I wholeheartedly approve of and support it:
A week or so ago, there was a discussion on Twitter about how we should mark the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
One person suggested that we all cook and eat pork, and shoot our guns. This is a most elegant demonstration of our disdain [...]
Look, folks, I am not sure how many times I have to say this, but it is an incontrovertible FACT that guns are “bad news” for women. Period. Full stop. End of story. No debate permitted.
And due to the unquestionable nature of that simple and obvious truth, I really, really wish you people would stop publishing complete falsehoods like this:
Meet Sammi. She’s never handled a gun before in her life. She’s [...]
Oleg Volk has been on something of a roll recently, and a few of his posts deserve attention. First:
Can guns be banned so effectively that they cannot be re-created by motivated people? Yes. It would require destroying all industrial capacity, exterminating anyone with knowledge of weapons or related industries (such as engine making, as firearms are merely heat engines with bullets instead of pistons) and continuing to kill off all new inventors. Such [...]