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Israel bombs Syria

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Well, this ups the ante.

From NYT:

Israel aircraft bombed a target in Syria overnight Thursday, an Obama administration official said Friday night, as United States officials said they were considering military options, including carrying out their own airstrikes. Continue reading Israel bombs Syria

Thursday Evening News Roundup

Thursday Evening News Roundup

Another school shooting. Another student who felt that he’d been “bullied” or alienated. Another death. A teacher and a “school staffer” stood face-to-face with the gunman and talked the student into giving up his gun. (695 Americans have died since the Sandy Hook Shooting.)

In what can only be described as a complete waste of the vice president’s time, Joe Biden met with National Rifle Association officials. It should not come as a complete shock that the NRA plans to oppose any gun control measures.

Today, I was a guest on Local Edge Radio. We had a very passionate young man call in and support the rights of gun owners. He clearly stated that he did not believe that the Second Amendment supported your right to protect yourself and your family or your right to hunt with a gun. Instead, he insisted that the Second Amendment was put in place for us to be able to protect ourselves against an oppressive government. Therefore, we, the citizens of the United States, needed to have access to whatever kind of firepower the military had access to. I foolishly asked if that meant that we should have access to tanks, antiaircraft weapons and bazookas. He said yes. I would put this gentleman forward as someone who represents the extreme right on the gun issue. 🙂 Continue reading Thursday Evening News Roundup