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I am an opinionated old lady

Armed Volunteers in Schools

Since the Sandy Hook school shooting there has been a great deal of talk about putting armed volunteers in those schools which do not already have an armed School Resource Officer. What can possibly go wrong with this idea?  After … Continue reading

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Mark Kelly, the astronaut husband of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, went into a gun store and purchased an AR-15. Now, Mr. Kelly is already a gun owner, so it was highly unlikely that he was not going to pass … Continue reading

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Plan B and Teenage Girls

Heads are exploding all over the country because a Federal judge ruled that the Plan B pill (an emergency contraceptive for use within 5 days after having unprotected sex) be made available to all women, regardless of age and without … Continue reading

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Big Rigs

Just the other day I read that a witness blamed the 95 vehicle pile up on I-77  Easter Sunday morning on a tractor trailer.  That may or may not be true.  Police investigating at the scene said that there had … Continue reading

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Gun Control

Let’s talk about gun control. Say your purpose for owning a gun or guns is is self-protection. Everyone is entitled to protect themselves. So… The group most at risk of death or injury from guns (3 to 4 times the … Continue reading

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Second Amendment

“…A well regulated Militia…”  A Militia is an armed force.  The President of the United States in the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces.  By what stretch of the imagination is the Second Amendment designed to allow citizens to … Continue reading

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Politics and Willful Ignorance

What is wrong with the seemingly otherwise intelligent and educated people who blindly accept the (at best) distorted claims and often outright and deliberate lies promulgated by the far-right screamers? President Obama can’t both be a Nazi and a Commie … Continue reading

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