Ethics from the Barrel of a Gun

What Bearing Weapons Teaches About the Good Life by Eric S. Raymond (Guest Contributor)   The bearing of arms is the essential medium through which the individual asserts both his social power and his participation in politics as a responsible moral being… (Historian J.G.A. Pocock, describing the beliefs of the founders of the U.S.) There is nothing like having your finger on the trigger of a gun to reveal who you really are. Life or death in one twitch — ultimate decision, with the ultimate price for carelessness or bad choices. It is a kind of acid test, an initiation, […]

What’s the fuss about CScope?

by Lianne Russell (Guest Contributor) In light of the political landscape and recent loss for both Republicans and Tea Party conservatives alike, the fire that burned bright in 2010 has now become a seething ember of flame. People are suspicious of the government. I would not argue that they are wrong in their justifications. Without doubt, a majority of Texans are now rightfully angry at the loss of control for their children’s education and suspicious of those who administer the leftist agenda, including school boards and superintendents. While some may feel their voice is not heard in DC or Austin, […]