Gun Control

“The most common estimate [for the first use of guns] has been the late 13th Century, probably about 1360. The who and what is irrelevant, except to point out that the first “gonnes” were little more than metal vases. In fact, the first name for a gun was “vase.     Of course, human ingenuity being what it is, that … Continue reading

Who Is Really Behind ISIS?

George Orwell’s novel, 1984, “explains that propaganda is a potent mixture of uncertainty and confusion perpetuated by fear and anxiety. In the 1984 world, the Party is always at war, but the enemies constantly change. One day is a life or death struggle with one region to have the following day’s same enemy morph into an ally. Of course, Winston and … Continue reading