No Gun Control = Blood on Their Hands

On December 14, 2012, 26 lives were lost in one of the most horrendous acts of terrorism America has had to endure. The terrorist was not of a different nationality, nor did he speak with a foreign accent or have a ‘different sounding’ name, he was a home-grown, middle-class suburban white kid. He did not strap on a bomb and blow himself up or detonate a truck bomb.… [Read more]

Imagine

How many times have you heard the phrase ‘Peace on Earth’ this time of the year? I am sure I will hear someone sing or recite those three words between now and New Year’s Eve. John Lennon sang:

“Imagine there’s no countries It isn’t hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion too Imagine all the people living life in peace”

Imagine the two beliefs people have formed through the ages – nationalism and religion – just things of the past like the extinct caveman extinct, now dead and buried never to rise up out of the ashes.… [Read more]

Asking the Right Questions

“…All the other kids with the pumped up kicks you better run, better run, out run my gun! All the other kids with the pumped up kicks you better run, better run, faster than my bullet” -“Pumped Up Kicks by Foster The People

According to Mark Foster, the writer of ‘Pumped Up Kicks, the song is “about a kid that basically is losing his mind and plotting revenge.… [Read more]