Posts Tagged ‘guns’
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It’s Not the Guns

It’s the mentality.
FRANK MATTHEWS
I have given this subject far more thought than I normally do on politically charged issues, and I have come up with my own theory about gun violence in this country. The way I see it, the problem isn’t the number of guns out...


THIS PICTURE OF "OPEN CARRY TEXAS" CHILDREN CARRYING GUNS AT MAIN STREET ARTS FESTIVAL WAS PUBLISHED ON THE MERICANS AGAINST THE TEA PARTY WEB SITE.

Arts Festival? Grab An Uzi!

Jeff Prince
Members of Open Carry Texas (OCT) showed up at Main Street Arts Festival on Saturday to parade around with guns. The organization’s website says its mission includes educating Texans about their right to openly carry rifles a...



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Drones Don’t Kill Kids

Presidents — and the people who want more guns — do.
GRAYSON HARPER
Two months later, and I’m still thinking about those teachers and children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn.  I guess a lot of other people are thinking about them too. People in the gun industry, for instanc...


Guns Fly Free at DFW Airport

Kristian Lin
Props to our colleagues at NBCDFW, who are currently running a whistle-blower’s report that a TSA agent successfully carried a handgun through the body scanners at DFW International Airport multiple times without being ca...



Wild Wild West U. — Guns on Texas Campuses

Anthony Mariani
Texas college campuses are set to turn into the Wild Wild West if the lege allows students and teachers to carry firearms. Supporters claim that the relatively recent shootings at Virginia Tech and Northern Illinois would not h...


Guns, Government, and Elvis

They’re as Texan as chicken-fried steak.
DAVE McNEELY
Until a few weeks ago, you could usually tell when Elvis was in the building by the number of brown-uniformed Department of Public Safety officers there. Elvis, of course, is Gov. Rick Perry. And the building is the Texas capitol.



Can We Fill Out the Form Under the Covers?

Static
There are days in this country when being a sentient human seems to have become a lost art (look no further than some comments on Blotch for proof that Idiocracy is occurring as we speak). On those days, Static would just like ...


Gilbert Arenas, the Man With the Golden Gun

Kristian Lin
Like everybody else, I was appalled when I heard about NBA star Gilbert Arenas and teammate Javaris Crittenton pulling guns on each other in a locker-room dispute. Yesterday, though, the story took a funny turn: TMZ reported th...