Gun control is an emotional issue. I don’t really understand why that should be so, yet many educated people are, so to speak, up in arms to control guns and see the roadblock to sensible measures as the 2nd Amendment to the Constitution. Continue reading “Guns be Gone?”
Climate Change is Real – Why Be Skeptical?
Climate change has been a constant in Earth’s history for some four billion years. It is a hot topic today mainly because people abuse language. Whether it is called “Climate Change,” “Climate Disruption,” “Global Warming,” or something else, it is really about Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW) – the theory that man’s impact on the global environment through industrialization and burning fossil fuels is leading to dangerous, perhaps even catastrophic warming of the planet. Continue reading “Climate Change is Real – Why Be Skeptical?”
A View on the “War on Terror”
What are we fighting? Who is attacking us? “Terrorist” doesn’t cut it. A terrorist is someone who engages in the tactics of terrorism. It says nothing about his goals or reasons.
Confessions of a Bad Citizen
I have been a bad citizen most of my life. Not that I willfully broke laws like robbing banks or cheating on taxes, but because I did not realize that a free society is not a free ride.