The Itinerant Vigilante

Don Quixote was not a vigilante in the literal sense of the term. His self-appointed mission was essentially to revive the romantic qualities of medieval chivalry as a knight errant wandering in search of adventures. An ideal knight represented a… Read More ›

Where Are They Today?

OLIVER LAURENCE NORTH The name Oliver “Ollie” North resonates with many people today, either as a conservative hero who tried to serve President Ronald Reagan or as a criminal who took the law into his own hands (albeit at Reagan’s… Read More ›

NRA Cries Firearms Foul

Editors’ Note: Some material sourced from the April 3, 2020, New York Post. In today’s Brief Cases, VoxFairfax considers whether shooting is fun–or not. New York is trampling on Second Amendment rights by shuttering gun stores during the coronavirus pandemic, the National… Read More ›

Every Coin Has Two Sides

By Frank Blechman I hear a lot of puzzlement these days among advocates for “reasonable” gun safety. “How is it,” they ask, “that 85-90% of Americans favor gun controls but the needle isn’t moving?” This seems like a reasonable question. It’s… Read More ›

Noted Wing Nut Challenges NRA

Editors’ Note: Allen West served in Congress (R-FL) from 2011-2013. He also served in the US Army for 22 years and is a commentator on Fox News and other right-wing outlets.  This post to his own blog speaks volumes and… Read More ›

Lame Lane Blame Game

Not content simply to spew its pro-gun message, the National Rifle Association now complains that doctors who point out the terrible effects that bullets have on human beings should, basically, mind their own business. Chutzpah in the extreme! For the… Read More ›

Bullet Control Nettles NRA

The late New York Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan and Chris Rock could not be more different in physical appearance and career, yet both—within a few years of each other—came to the same conclusion about gun deaths: control access to ammunition…. Read More ›