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Gun owners are completely unreasonable. Besides that, we lack common sense.

Ain’t it wonderful?

Of course, when I talk about reasonableness and common sense, I’m using those words as the hoplophobe community does. You know—as in “reasonable” restrictions on firearms ownership and “common sense” gun laws.

We gun owners have been utterly unreasonable and lacking in common sense for roughly 20 years. And by golly, look where it’s got us! We’ve whomped the enemies of gun rights into quivering submission.…

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Recently I was watching one of my grandsons on the playground at the local mall when a man in full camouflage (MultiCam® pattern) walked by.

By full camo, I mean everything from his cap down to even his boots. He was wearing a Hi-Point pistol in a homemade thigh rig and sported a large patch on his right shoulder that read “OPERATOR.”

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The active shooter is a relatively new phenomenon in the grand scheme of things. In the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s, this scenario did not occur with the frequency or violence of today.

From Sandy Hook, Aurora and the very recent LAX shootings, one can clearly observe that this phenomenon is here to stay. Motivations for such shootings range from isolation, disenfranchisement, and anger at governmental agencies to emotionally disturbed thought patterns. In other words, these events can and will occur…

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Do you remember the old days? I’m referring to that long-gone era when you actually had to make a phone call or visit a friend to find out what they’d had for dinner or the status of their hemorrhoids.

Yes, I’m talking truly ancient history: the time before social media!

I’ve gone full circle on this topic. After being an early adopter of the whole phenomenon, about two years ago I completely walked away and abandoned every form of social…

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