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Guns and More Guns

Yesterday we heard of yet another deranged person having a gun and deciding to kill some innocent people. In this case there was a house fire. The first responders were volunteer firemen in upstate New York. The first two people off the engine were gunned down. What sin did they do? They were trying to […]

An Atheist Christmas Poem

I first published this last year.  During 2012 lots of people looked for it on the web, so I decided to publish it again.  I did not create this I don’t know who did. (found this on the web) As we battle our way through the line at the store And think to ourselves “there […]

When Guns are Outlawed …

Inasmuch as what happened in Newtown, Aurora, Phoenix, Columbine, etc.,  I am reasonably sure that every politician knows that they have to convey the perception that they are doing something about this national sickness.  Most gun laws that have been passed in this country have been done to make us feel good AND to not […]

God, Huckabee, and Guns

Since 9/11 jihadist terrorists have only been able to kill 17 Americans in the US.  During the same time frame 88,000 Americans died in gun violence in the US. So, in case you are interested, you are 5,000 times more likely to be killed by one of your fellow citizens than by a buddy of […]

Dear Mr. President

This is a letter written by Arif Hussain, the husband of a friend.  With her permission I am reprinting it. Dear Mr. President: I am the father of 3 young children living in a well-to-do community in America but I am shaking with fear, agony and anger after learning about the mass murder of young […]

Guns, Guns, Guns

On Friday a man forced his way into a school and, from what we know, attempted to kill as many children and teachers as he could.  Think you heard that one already?  Maybe you didn’t.   In this case the man was in China.  China has tough gun laws and it is not very likely […]

The Sacred Gun

Throughout history many gods were born at the time of the Winter Solstice.  Naturally, there was Jesus — the centerpiece of Christian mythology. There was also Mithras who had 12 followers and was resurrected after suffering a painful death.  There was Odin (Norse), there was Horus (Egyptian), and the list goes on.  These fellows were, […]