Personal Space vs. Public Sphere

I just read about some person who was upset that their dog died after it was stuffed into an overhead bin on an airplane, in its cage, I guess. I have to ask, what did they expect would happen when they tried to take an animal on a plane? Was it going to get a … Continue reading

Re-visiting Guns

I posted previously about how I believe America needs a type of gun registry. I want to post a few comments from myself and others on a chat thread to further elaborate upon it. I said, as my screen name evilgenius, The biggest deal with mass shootings is their place in the public consciousness. I … Continue reading

It’s Time to Talk About Guns

I’m not much of a gun nut, but I do like to shoot occasionally. I think it’s fun to go to the range and fire at a target. There is a certain amount of challenge to it. Sometimes, I’m even a good shot. I have lots of friends who hunt. I grew up in a … Continue reading

Jury Duty

I had to go in for jury duty today. It was pretty easy. About two hundred of us were called. Only twelve or so got picked. The rest of us, me included, got to sit around. I had a good book, so I didn’t sweat it. All the while sitting there I thought about how … Continue reading