Archive for December, 2012

I think we can all agree that too many people in the United States die at the hands of people with firearms. Our firearm death rate is not the highest in the world, but we do lead the developed world, with a rate over that of Canada’s (the second-highest in the developed world. A very […]

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Shortly after the Sandy Hook massacre, a friend of mine on Facebook posted the following (because the calls against politicizing the event only applied to calls for firearms regulation): I responded as politely as I could (though perhaps not politely enough): I’m sorry, I’m confused. I thought that God was omnipresent, and that the only […]

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It’s that time of year again, time to hang the holly and mistletoe, and decorate the tree. It’s also time to put that favorite Christmas classic into the DVD player. I am, of course, talking about Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life. We all know the story (but I’ll recap anyway): George Bailey is a […]

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