Would The Gun Lobby Support Nuclear Weapon Proliferation?

If firearm proliferation is the key to domestic security, as the gun lobby argues, why not promote nuclear proliferation as a key to international security?

You’ve probably heard the argument before. Criminals will always find ways to obtain guns. When the government enacts gun control it takes weapons away from the law-abiding, leaving them defenseless. Therefore, an increase in responsible gun ownership is an increase in societal security.

Now let’s assume for a moment that this argument is free of holes and fully supported by the majority of evidence.… [Read more]

Who Benefits From the Attack In Burgas?

Smoke is seen after a blast at Bulgaria's Burgas airport

When I first read about the bombing of a tourist bus in Burgas, Bulgaria which killed five Israeli citizens quite naturally I was sorrowful for the loss of lives and for such a brutal act of violence. Death is always something we as humans mourn, but for a life to be snuffed out so abruptly and with such destruction gives cause for ponder.… [Read more]