On this day of reflection, we are all drawn to memories of where we were fifteen years ago and just how we came to be aware of the incredible occurrences on the east coast. I remember that I was up north in Sacramento managing construction of a new restaurant, but unable to leave the coverage on TV to go out to the jobsite. Later, I remember telling my crew of the events as they had arrived for work early and missed the news.
Most of us assumed it was just an accident. I of course was no different and remember Continue reading
Today, a week after the horrific slaughter in Orlando, the battle lines have clearly been drawn. Problem is, the Liberal Democrats seem to be better at staying focused on their agenda and hype. They seem to keep the drum beat for Gun Control banging in every direction you look.
The Liberals want to take the guns out of our hands and the Republicans believe we need to fight the war to defeat terrorism – “Militant Islamic Terrorism”.
The idea of people walking around with concealed carry weapons is abhorrent to our President. Obama actually said “the notion that the answer to this tragedy would be to make sure that more people in a nightclub are similarly armed to take out the killer defies common sense.”, – his words. More correctly, his statement defies common sense. People with their own weapons in the club could have Continue reading
Here we go again. 50 people killed this time and 53 more were injured in a “Gun Free Zone” in Orlando, Florida. The people never had a chance. The gay bar, Pulse Nightclub, where all of this went down was posted with “No Guns Allowed” signs. In addition, Florida law prohibits guns in an establishment that serves alcohol.
This is to some degree, preventable. Our lawmakers and politicians continue to believe that our society needs what they call “gun free zones”, ostensibly to keep guns out of the building, arena, or gathering place. But are criminals or terrorists going to care about that? Well not so far as not taking a weapon into the place goes. In fact, they know that it makes for an easy target. Terrorists will continue to target Gun Free Zones as long as they exist. Let’s face it, Gun Free Zones are Continue reading