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Gun Control: Carrying A Concealed Weapon Won’t Protect You From Idiots

Emma Gilhooly studies the USA Dollar bill covered AK47 machine gun by Bran Symondson, at the AKA Peace one day show in which artists adapt the favourite weapon of terrorists into works of art, at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London. Picture date: Wednesday September 26, 2012.

Emma Gilhooly studies the USA Dollar bill covered AK47 machine gun by Bran Symondson, at the AKA Peace one day show in which artists adapt the favourite weapon of terrorists into works of art, at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London.
Picture date: Wednesday September 26, 2012.

GUN crime USA. Is carrying a gun a good thing?

Take the story of the two teenagers who entered the Suburban Armory gun shop, Delaware,  wearing “Muslim-type clothing” and pulled a gun on the clerk.

The 15 and 17 have been arrested and charged with robbery, possessing an instrument of crime, reckless endangerment and possession of a controlled substance. But before that the store worker shot them. 

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Posted: 5th, January 2014 | In: Reviews | Comment


School suspends seven-year-old boy for biting pastry into a gun

gun pastry

ARE schools failing boys? Joshua Welch was suspended from Park Elementary School in Baltimore, Maryland, for fashioning his snack into a pistol. His rustication lasted for two days. Joshua explained his art:

“It was already a rectangle. I just kept on biting it and biting it and tore off the top of it and kind of looked like a gun.”

Adding for clarity’s sake:

“But it wasn’t.”

Sure. If you could make real guns from pastry, the French would never have been undone so easily by the Germans.

It is alleged that Joshua brandished the pastry and declared “Bang! Bang!” The Choux-ter was, blessedly, not loaded with raisins.

“One of our students used food to make inappropriate gestures.”

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Posted: 14th, June 2013 | In: Reviews | Comment


Black women and scared whites have much to discuss about mass shootings

HOW much of a factor is race un the US gun debate? The Washington Post trolls the nation with an article entitled:

White men have much to discuss about mass shootings

Charlotte Childress and Harriet Childress write:

Imagine if African American men and boys were committing mass shootings month after month, year after year. Articles and interviews would flood the media, and we’d have political debates demanding that African Americans be “held accountable.” Then, if an atrocity such as the Newtown, Conn., shootings took place and African American male leaders held a news conference to offer solutions, their credibility would be questionable. The public would tell these leaders that they need to focus on problems in their own culture and communities.

But when the criminals and leaders are white men, race and gender become the elephant in the room.

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Posted: 31st, March 2013 | In: Reviews | Comment


Woman hides loaded gun in vagina

Christie Dawn Harris gun

WHERE is the best place to hide a gun? If you’re the woman from Ada, Oklahoma, then you would’ve thought the best place to secrete a firearm would be inside your body.

Inside your vagina.

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Posted: 8th, March 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comments (3)