Responsible Gun Owner Shoots Self While Shooting Selfie
Sep03

Responsible Gun Owner Shoots Self While Shooting Selfie

Another sad tale in the ongoing saga of responsible gun owners everywhere. I mean that — it is sad, particularly since the gun and the ego interacted for a tragic result. A man posing with a gun and taking selfies was killed when the gun went off and struck him in southwest Houston, police said....

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Why Christians Shouldn’t Protest Planned Parenthood
Sep03

Why Christians Shouldn’t Protest Planned Parenthood

Ted Cruz and his call for pastors to protest against Planned Parenthood has me steamed up. I sent this letter to a friend about their plan to participate in the August 22nd action against Planned Parenthood, mostly because I am sick and tired of billionaires hijacking Christianity to jack up anger in order to win...

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Why I Don’t Want More Democratic Debates
Sep02

Why I Don’t Want More Democratic Debates

We talked about this on the MOMocrats podcast this morning, where Cynthia and Donna disagreed with my contention that adding more Democratic debates means feeding an already out-of-control media beast while offering Republicans an opportunity to clip out-of-context pieces for their deceptive ad campaigns. Donna and Cyn disagreed, saying that more debates is more opportunity to delve deeper into policy issues and vet candidates more...

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What Would Rand Paul’s America Look Like?
Feb25

What Would Rand Paul’s America Look Like?

As surprising as it may seem, Rand Paul is actually getting some traction with the left, mostly by bootstrapping onto the NSA surveillance stories and advocating for restoration of felons’ voting rights. But don’t be fooled — those are just cynical ploys to attract people uninformed about who Rand Paul is and how close he is in ideology to his father, John Birch Society devotee Ron Paul. Don’t miss...

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Letter to a Libertarian: ObamaCare, Government and More
Oct18

Letter to a Libertarian: ObamaCare, Government and More

  Dear Generic Libertarian, Every time I make the mistake of arguing with libertarians on Facebook or Twitter I shake my head in wonder at the way you have been misled by those who promote the idea that government is terrible, but individual-centric society is grand. While I don’t doubt the sincerity of your convictions I do doubt their foundation, and I certainly question how they have taken hold in a society where...

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