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Dead Wild Roses: Gun Violence – Who You Shoot Matters

Some peoples lives are worth more than others. In the context of American society one of the deciding factors of how much your life is worth is determined by the colour of your skin. Here in Canada a similar skin tone gradient applies as being First Nations in Canada gets you the special police […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Gun Violence – Who You Shoot Matters

The Scott Ross: Why Banning Guns Is Pointless, Or Soon Will Be

Thanks to 3D printing, a government ban on guns soon will be as enforceable as a government ban on pictures of guns.

That is because, not in the too distant future, printing objects will be as easy as printing pictures, and if the government can’t prevent anyone from printing pictures of guns, it surely won’t . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Why Banning Guns Is Pointless, Or Soon Will Be

The Scott Ross: Republicans Show Government Can Create Jobs

One month after the Sandy Hook shootings, with fears of an assault weapons ban, not only are sales for assault rifles at record highs, but all gun sales are up, ammunition sales are up, and even firearm stocks are up.

The irony of all this is that all these people who are now buying up . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Republicans Show Government Can Create Jobs

The Scott Ross: A Tragedy Should Make Us Want To Be Better

The world suffered a tragedy when a gun man went and killed 20 students and 6 adults. The world was made worse when out of this horror people called others whackos and nuts for merely having a different opinion.

A tragedy should make us try to be better not worse.

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The Scott Ross: Who Is Responsible For Connecticut?

You are.

We’re all responsible for Connecticut.

All the causes that led up to the tragedy yesterday were known before from other horrible events but we did nothing to prevent them.

Days of rational discussion have passed since a gun man shot up a theatre in Colorado, countless debates have occurred since US Representative Gabrielle . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Who Is Responsible For Connecticut?

Trashy's World: Spare a thought for the innocents

As a father, I cannot come close to imagining what those parents are going through right now. No, I’m not going to rant about gun control. That can wait. I just want to express my profound and utter despair about how fucked-up this world can be. And spare some thoughts and some tears for the . . . → Read More: Trashy’s World: Spare a thought for the innocents

Leftist Jab: If I were a Pauline Marois Political Adviser…

The face of intolerance being led away by police

As the results were trickling in during what was a tumultuous provincial election in Quebec: tragedy struck.

One person is dead. One person is injured and another in being treated for shock.

When taking part of the democratic process, the last thing that should be tolerated . . . → Read More: Leftist Jab: If I were a Pauline Marois Political Adviser…

Shooting in Toronto: A more American Canada?

The shooting in Toronto obviously isn’t a sign that Canada has become completely Americanized, however I fear we as a society are on our way if we continue down the path we are on. This to me has been caused by a mix of different things. It does not help that our current government, the[continue . . . → Read More: Shooting in Toronto: A more American Canada?

World Headlines Review: Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Cameras and Cops from Rochester to South Beach

This week the international media has reported on the development of a rather interesting confluence of incidents concerning police behaviour in the US.  Each of these involve initial misconduct by law enforcement officers followed by intimidation and ultimately arrest of witnesses who recorded the police actions legally.   Police Film London’s Student Protests- Cleaner Croydon The . . . → Read More: World Headlines Review: Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Cameras and Cops from Rochester to South Beach