Author: milt

Vietnam, Lamar Donuts and Motorcycles

Memorial Day 2017.  The wall is back this year. I plan on going tomorrow and reading some names this time. No donuts. Don’t want to fill up before the barbecue. I’ll have a few things to say to my kids tomorrow about veterans.  We’ll see how it goes. Tune in tomorrow night for an update. […]

Continue Reading

Gun Violence and Video Games

Gun violence only needs two things: 1) a human being to pull the trigger    2) a loaded gun. A recent editorial by Steve Olson in the Loveland Reporter Herald, speaks to Video Game Violence as one of the prime causes of the number of student mass murders in school. http://www.reporterherald.com/opinion/guest-columns/ci_31889271/guest-opinion-violent-video-games-are-teaching-kids Mr. Olson believes that […]

Continue Reading

The New Normal. Guns, The Flip Side. We need ’em.

Parody: something so bad as to be equivalent to intentional mockery; a travesty. Welcome to the NEW NORMAL: Guns, The Flip Side. We need ‘em. This is a revision of a post from Jan. 2013 after Sandy Hook in Newtown. Now there’s Mandalay Bay. If you didn’t believe it then, will you now? Yeah, I […]

Continue Reading

300 million. Guns or people?

A little less than 5 years ago I posted the below about Newtown. Since then, we’ve found out there are way more guns than 300 million We have become a nation of gun massacres. We’ve blamed it on crazy people, on terrorists, but somehow the elephant in the closet keeps from being addressed: GUNS, GUNS, […]

Continue Reading

How to get rid of guns: The 3-year plan

This post was originally written after Newtown. I’ve added some things. So here we are, one week after Newtown, one week after 20 children were killed in minutes by another man with a gun. Do we have any new laws about guns yet? Ummm. No. Lot of talk. Yibber, yabber. “Make all those automatic rifles […]

Continue Reading