All Right, Gun People – I Was Wrong, Sorta

It's never really been a huge secret that I'm not a big fan of guns. I'll be the first to admit that a lot of my antipathy is personal and cultural. Though there's unquestionably a data-driven aspect to my feelings on this issue, it's impossible to deny that being raised in a family in a … Continue reading All Right, Gun People – I Was Wrong, Sorta

“Americans will always do the right thing… after they have exhausted all the alternatives.”

The public discourse that we’ve seen since Friday’s massacre in Newtown, CT has been truly disturbing on so many levels. This will likely get lost in the static of the wall-to-wall, 24-hour coverage on cable news and online. Oh well. I think it’s long overdue. First let’s get one thing straight: as far as I’m … Continue reading “Americans will always do the right thing… after they have exhausted all the alternatives.”