Entries by Douglas Anthony Cooper from 01/2013

So You're Bored of the Newtown Massacre?

| Posted 01.03.2013 | Politics

2012-12-31-NRAbanner.jpgDo you care as much about your children as owners care about their guns? That's an offensive question, isn't it.

Now We Know Who's Going to Take Down the NRA

| Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

2013-01-09-NRAbanner11.jpgEvery time I suggest a project to counter the NRA, the response is immediate and enthusiastic: "Where do I send a check?" To which I've had to respond: I don't know. And now I do.

The NRA Is My Hall Monitor

| Posted 01.11.2013 | Politics

2013-01-09-NRAbanner11.jpgWell-meaning, generally thoughtful politicians are actually proposing -- with straight faces -- that we put $50 million towards transforming schools into gulags. And why? So that the grownups can be free to stockpile weapons against tyranny.

The NRA's "Slippery Slope" Lie

| Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

2013-01-09-NRAbanner11.jpgThe NRA feeds its members on a steady diet of fear. "If we give an inch, then we're on that infernal toboggan to the hell where all guns are banned." Hence? Give nothing.

Gun Ranting: Good Fun, or Treason?

| Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

2013-01-09-NRAbanner11.jpgJohn Wilkes Booth saw himself as ridding the nation of a tyrant, but the nation mostly saw him as the treasonous assassin of their elected leader. See how this works? It's all a matter of perspective, isn't it.