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Thursday, April 18,2013

Big day in American history

By Paul Danish
April 19 is a big day in American history, maybe even the biggest. Doesn’t ring a bell, huh? Here’s a clue.
Thursday, April 4,2013

If you don’t like fracking, hope you like global warming

By Paul Danish
So you don’t like fracking, huh? Hope you like blood for oil.
Thursday, March 21,2013

Have we accidentally prevented another ice age?

By Paul Danish
Sometimes you learn the darnedest things if you read a news story all the way to the end.
Thursday, March 7,2013

A gentleman's C for the pot task force

By Paul Danish
I’ve been reading the recommendations of the Amendment 64 Implementation Task Force. They mostly remind me of Mark Twain’s description of Wagner’s music: “It’s better than it sounds.” But just barely.
Thursday, February 21,2013

Want to bring back the draft? Here's how.

By Paul Danish
A while back I offered some modest proposals for how a resurrected draft should be structured. Since Rep. Rangel is recycling his proposal, this is a good time to revisit them.
Thursday, February 7,2013

Why would anyone need a gun or an abortion?

By Paul Danish
A frequent refrain of gun control freaks is “Why does anyone need a gun?” Good question. I’ll get to it in a minute.
Thursday, January 24,2013

Cops in the schools, gun control and race

By Paul Danish
A week after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., the National Rifle Association called for immediately assigning armed police officers to every school in the country. It also called on Congress to appropriate the money to pay for doing so.
Thursday, January 10,2013

Racist progressives and guns

By Paul Danish
I’ve been exchanging emails on gun control with an old friend who also happens to be a gun-fearing, tree-hugging, knee-jerking, banners-snapping-in-the-breeze progressive.
Thursday, December 27,2012

Repeal the Second Amendment? How about the First?

By Paul Danish
Repeal the Second Amendment, huh? Why stop there? While we’re at it, let’s get rid of the Amendment that is the real source of violence in the United States.
Thursday, December 13,2012

Greetings and guesses from Tel Aviv

By Paul Danish
Greetings from Tel Aviv. When things got chippy in Gaza last month, I figured Israel could use an extra tourist. So here I am.