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By now, everyone and her sister has probably told you to watch Emma Gonzalez’s speech at today’s March for Our Lives. And soon, there will be infinite dissections of what she said—and didn’t. Here’s mine. On first watch, you wonder—as did so many in the audience—if she is breaking down, if it has just become […]
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Ramon Casiano

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On October 2, 2017
On this horrible day, it’s worth remembering that Harlon Carter, the man who turned the National Rifle Association into a right-wing terrorist organization under his leadership in the 1970s, personally murdered a 15 year old Mexican-American kid named Ramon Casiano in 1931 by shooting him in the chest. In 1931, on the Laredo, Texas side […]
My accent does media over here the United Kingdom, explaining to the fair citizens of the southwest of England why my home country appears to be composed of blood thirsty gun owners, while likewise utterly unable to do a damned thing about it.  Bill Buckley, the 1-3pm presenter on BBC Radio Devon, is very good.  He […]

Workplace Violence

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On August 28, 2015

The horrible killing of the Virginia TV crew has once again shown that a) gun violence is inherently political, b) that the National Rifle Association is a front organization for murderers, and c) tha

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