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Time for sensible gun regulation

Time for sensible gun regulation

Rational gun regulation is not, as the NRA would have us believe, the first step down a slippery slope to the abolishment of the Second Amendment.

April 1, 2018 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Extortion or democracy?

Extortion or democracy?

Disagreement is not terrorism, it’s democracy.

October 12, 2013 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

The land of steady habits

The land of steady habits

American citizens get the kind of government that they deserve (translation: we get what we voted for).

April 15, 2013 | Posted in Opinion, Richard Hershatter | Read More »

Guns, the Second Amendment and common sense

Guns, the Second Amendment and common sense

Fact: in the old days two people who got into an argument in a bar were apt to settle it with fisticuffs, or at the worse, with a knife. Today, it is not unusual for a loser, fortified by alcohol, to go home or to his car, retrieve a firearm and return to the tavern to spray the customers with bullets.

January 26, 2013 | Posted in Opinion, Richard Hershatter | Read More »

Singing the same sad old song

Singing the same sad old song

Sounding presidential for the first time since his election, Barack Obama recently delivered a moving plea for moderation and civility in public discourse. Unfortunately, his choir didn’t heed the sermon.

January 20, 2011 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »