August 13, 2019
What if the media covered mass shootings with an eye toward mental health?

Over a two week period, gunmen killed 3 in Gilroy, Calif., 22 in El Paso, Texas, and 9 in Dayton, Ohio. So-called "assault weapons" (aka scary black rifle-looking guns) were used in all three attacks and the shooters had obvious mental health problems. As was entirely predictable, the media immediately focused on guns, guns, guns. […]

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August 24, 2017
Pleading incompetence to avoid libel damages

Former Alaska Gov. and Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin is suing the New York Times for libel after it accused her in an editorial earlier this year of inspiring madman Jared Loughner to attack Arizona Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. I'm no fan of Sarah Palin, especially after she used what little Tea Party-related credibility she had when she […]

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June 14, 2017
Wednesday's shootings and the folly of gun control laws

Evil people do evil things, and it's folly to believe that more gun control laws will stop them Shortly after 7 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time Wednesday morning a lone gunman with a rifle approached a baseball field in Alexandria, Va., where congressmen and staffers were practicing for a charity baseball game scheduled for later this […]

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I'll take a look at dude's new book, but this tweet isn't promising. Watts is a self-aggrandizing extremist whose easily debunked smears have done a lot of damage to her own cause. Also, within pro-gun-control circles everyone knows she's toxic, & Busse surely knows this. https://twitter.com/ryandbusse/status/1450623648067248128

Ryan Busse@ryandbusse

It’s time for reasonable gun owners to cry bullshit on those who demonize good people like @shannonrwatts who are just fighting to make the world better. As Shannon says…it’s also time to buy this book. http://www.ryanbusseauthor.com

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