Guns and shooting

Interesting that when there is another shooting, things get very quiet around the NRA and other gun advocates. It should be obvious why. 1) There’s no argument to gain traction. 2) Those interested in controlling mass killing machines will soon be horrified by a new outrage. 3) It will be months or years before any […]

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Conscription

Seeing pictures of Indiana University during world war 1. I’m struck that the state could conscript people to go do things they would not usually do – fight and kill. I considered, but did not have to face the decision of what to do if drafted. The draft ended 2 years before I was of […]

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