Consider this: Hate crime laws put a specific group to which the victim of a crime may belong above the individual. Why is that important? Who is the victim? Is it the group? No, the victim of a crime is the individual. Was the crime committed against that individual already an illegal act for which... Continue Reading →
Gun Control 101: Laws Don’t Prevent Crime!
It is important that we always remember this very critical fact: Laws are punitive not preventive! Laws punish behavior. Laws do NOT prevent behavior. If laws could actually prevent crimes from occurring, our prisons would be empty and no one would ever be murdered, assaulted, raped or robbed. After all - its against the law!... Continue Reading →
Fake News – Propaganda in Our Day: Part 3 – Glittering Generalities
Democracy! Freedom! Justice! Patriotic! Scientific! Love! What do all of these terms have in common? They all have a variety of meaning depending on context, intention and actual usage. They can all mean different things to different people. The propagandist relies on the comfort and familiarity of these words to put the intended audience at... Continue Reading →