Mass shootings: guns, mental health, and American culture itself

The most honest and accurate statement SE Cupp makes in a recent CNN article, in which she calls Democrats hypocrites on the gun control and mass shootings issue, is when she says that she doesn’t have the courage to fully confront the issue. Democrats, like Republicans, don’t all take exactly the same position as one another, but there is no doubt which party is more and which is less on the side of correcting this issue. The distance between them is enormous. SE Cupp is the sort of person that I, as an atheist, hold up as an example that … Continue reading Mass shootings: guns, mental health, and American culture itself

Gun control is not necessarily anti-gun

Switzerland has one of the highest guns per capita ratios of any nation on Earth AND some of the tightest gun control laws. Common sense gun regulations, laws, rules, controls are not necessarily any more “anti-gun” than traffic laws and automobile regulations are “anti-car”. Switzerland tracks every bullet sold, takes away the right own guns from people who make death threats and commit serious violent crimes or have psychosis, requires strict permitting, requires training, licensing, background checks, bans certain guns except for military use but they have more households that own guns than the USA and all of those “gun … Continue reading Gun control is not necessarily anti-gun

I’ve been blocked on Facebook for 3 days.

Someone complained about an anti-ISIS post I made on Facebook and reported me for “spam” as well. Facebook is blocking me from posting, writing messages in Messenger, and using the “like” function for 3 days. I complained to Facebook and asked them how many ISIS supporters they currently employ. I can read everything on Facebook including messages others send me but I cannot respond. Continue reading I’ve been blocked on Facebook for 3 days.