Politics and its Discontents: Ahem, About That Second Amendment Thing

Clearly, this guuy takes his rights very, very seriously, yet another reason to avoid the U.S. like the proverbial plague. Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: I Just Love This

I hope you do, too. Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: A Tonic For The Soul

Those who read this blog with any regularity would most likely describe me as an inveterate cynic. Indeed, it has become my default position. Nonetheless, when I see goodness and positive resolve in the world, my heart can still be touched, although not overwhelmed. The massive anti-gun protests that swept the United States yesterday has ...

Politics and its Discontents: Enough To Warm A Cynic’s Heart

No matter how bleak and pessimistic I may sometimes feel about my species, something always comes along to lighten my heart: May they thrive, and may their momentum be unstoppable. Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: Student Passion Versus NRA Polish

I’ll put my money on student passion. Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: Who Speaks For The People?

The NRA’s Dana Loesch? Or Parkland student Delaney Tarr? You decide. Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: A Dying Cause

As a reasonably rational individual, I no longer look upon the ongoing cascade of gun massacres in the United States with either horror or sadness; the only real emotion I have left for that country is profound disgust. How else can it be viewed when it puts some mythically-infused Second Amendment rights above the safety ...