Ferguson Prepares for Worst

Ferguson: Gun sales surge ahead of grand jury’s decision

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Some suburban St. Louis gun dealers have been doing brisk business, particularly among first-time buyers, as fearful residents await a grand jury’s decision on whether to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown. Continue reading

Raging Against Self Defense

A Psychiatrist Examines The Anti-Gun Mentality

“You don’t need to have a gun; the police will protect you.”
“If people carry guns, there will be murders over parking spaces and neighborhood basketball games.”
“I’m a pacifist. Enlightened, spiritually aware people shouldn’t own guns.”
“I’d rather be raped than have some redneck militia type try to rescue me.” Continue reading

The Seven Varieties of Gun Control Advocate

The right of decent private citizens to personally possess, transport, and responsibly use arms without government interference is the ultimate freedom and the main pillar supporting all other liberties. Few cultures have allowed their general population access to weapons, the tools of power, to the same degree as the United States. Instead, most societies have restricted the keeping and bearing of arms to a select few power brokers and their agents, often resulting in oppression on a grand scale. Continue reading

Die Rache der Hofrätin

Innsbruck, AT — Im Verfahren um die Ermordung des kleinen Luca waren bekanntlich nur die Täter im Vordergrund verurteilt worden. Nicht aber die eigentlichen Täter, die den Mord erst ermöglichten. Die Leute der Jugendwohlfahrt nämlich. Silvia Rass-Schell, Leiterin des Kinderhandels-Netzwerks Tiroler Jugendwohlfahrt, war knapp einer Anklage entgangen. Denn ihre politische Stellung wog bei der Justiz mehr, als die in Österreich praktisch nicht existente Pflicht zur Unabhängigkeit. Niemand wagte bisher, die Täter aus den Reihen der Jugendwohlfahrt vor Gericht zu zerren und hinter Gitter zu schicken. Landesrat Gerhard Reheis war bisher nicht ansprechbar darauf, Parteidisziplin und Schutz einer Genossin gehen vor. Continue reading