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Are Guns in Schools a Good Idea? (plus Tweets)

The tweets of President Trump, the NRA, and many others are once again saying that what schools need is armed guards. Stoneman Douglas High School had a “Resource Officer.” He did nothing during the massacre. He was seen standing outside while there was firing going in inside. His job was to intervene in such situations. He did not. He has apparently resigned. This is the problem with these... read more

The US Enemies List (plus Tweets)

One of my recent tweets is a just-released Gallup poll. Since 2001, Gallup has asked USians an open-ended question about their country’s enemies. That question is, “What one country anywhere in the world do you consider to be the United States’ greatest enemy today?” For the first time since asking this question, North Korea is at the top of the list. Not only is it at the top, but... read more

More Mass Murder of Children in the US (plus Tweets)

Seventeen children are dead in Florida and Trump tweets that it’s the FBI’s fault because they were too busy trying to find evidence he was colluding with Russia during the election campaign. WTF is wrong with this man? He went to Florida and met with the families of two of the victims for 35 minutes. Then he had a photo op with some of the first responders (which took longer), then he went to... read more

Update on the Rob Porter Scandal (plus Tweets)

Great news! Check out the ‘Cat Tweets’ section for a new Simon’s Cat video, released for Valentine’s Day, which is today in New Zealand. It’s cute, and had me laughing out loud twice. Now if you’re a single person too, you’ll understand how much I hate Valentine’s Day, but this video left me feeling good. On to the Rob Porter Scandal, which I wrote about a... read more

Notes to Readers, plus Tweets

So far today I’ve been trying to complete a post with the working title of ‘The Rob Porter Scandal’. Things aren’t going well, so I have to revert to a tweets post in the meantime. I’ve also got a half-completed post about the Nunes memo that has to be changed every day due to developments. At this rate by the time I get them done the rest of the world will have moved on! I... read more

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