Anti-gun nuts

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Tonight’s horrible terrorist attack in Nice, France, and last week’s murder of 5 Dallas cops by a black racist ties together some common themes that we’ve heard in the media in recent weeks from anti-gun nuts. First, no one who supports the Second Amendment right to bear arms sees it as a panacea. Having an armed citizenry […]

War on the 2nd Amendment

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While guns sales have soared over the past two decades, violent crime has gone down. Not that most Americans know that, or are being told that by Democrats who reflexively talk about a “gun violence epidemic” that isn’t actually happening. This is their War on the 2nd Amendment. While much of the country has come […]

Political virtue-signaling

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On Sunday, the San Luis Obispo Tribune published my latest column on the Democrats vying to replace retiring Rep. Lois Capps (D-Santa Barbara) this fall. In the proposed headline and text of the originally submitted column, I used the phrase “political virtue-signaling.” My use doesn’t quite match the urban dictionary definition, instead I would define it […]