Posts tagged "rifle"
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Fear and irrationality were the themes on my mind, going into this cartoon. That got me thinking about “security blankets,” of which the one belonging to Linus in Peanuts is surely the most well-known example…
Friday, December 21, 2012
To LaPierre and the N.R.A., literal violence is less of a problem than fictional descriptions of violence; and devices whose only purpose is to kill, maim, and destroy are less of a problem than depictions of their use, especially made-up ones, with those that critically analyze their consequences, I assume, being the worst.
Saturday, December 31, 2011
A famous photograph of Donald Rumsfeld shaking hands with Saddam began circulating on the web shortly before the more recent Iraq invasion, and has become symbolic of the folly of giving strongman dictators guns and an expense account for the Military Industrial Complex all-you-can-eat bonanza, not to mention the irony of having those very weapons turned against the US and its allies shortly afterwards…
Friday, January 14, 2011
Tags: Arizona, bang, blood, cigar, Gabrielle Giffords, Glenn Beck, glock, gun, gun violence, guns, Jared Loughner, Luger, politics, revolver, rhetoric, rifle, Rush Limbaugh, Sarah Palin, smoke, smoking, smoking gun, Tucson, Tucson shooting, violence, violent rhetoric
Thursday, April 1, 2010
Tags: al Qaeda, Bin Laden, crib notes, GOP, hunting rifle, note, notes, Osama, Osama Bin Laden, Palin, reload, Republican, Republican Party, Republicans, rifle, Sarah Palin, taking notes, tea baggers, tea party, television, terror, Terrorism, terrorist, terrorist video, TV, violence