Daily Archives: December 15, 2012

Mandatory Gun Insurance

Susie Madrak makes a modest proposal–mandatory gun insurance. I had the same idea about a month ago. I was thinking about the people I have encountered who are disabled by gun wounds. Most are not able to work, and need … Continue reading

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In the Valley of the Shadow of Death

Thirty years ago, Providence was home to a Nobel Peace Prize nominee. Called Cambodia’s Ghandhi, the Venerable Maha Ghosananda lived and taught in a triple-decker on Hanover Street, near the Cranston Street Armory. Displaced by the Southeast Asian War, Maha … Continue reading

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Yes, Guns Kill

William Saletan at Slate demonstrates that ‘the faster the weapon, the higher the body count.’ This morning, a madman attacked more than 20 children at an elementary school in China. As of this writing, there are no reported fatalities. A … Continue reading

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Time to Act

Anyone who raises the obvious truth that in America it is too easy to get weapons of mass destruction must expect to get flamed. The NRA political lobby has our politicians scared, and gun owners are on the defensive. Expect … Continue reading

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