Tag Archives: Gun Culture

Thanks for Nothing

In other the-NRA-is-terrible news, Senator Mark Pryor is receiving no thanks from the NRA for voting to kill universal background checks. Last year, Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR) voted against a popular proposal to require people who purchase firearms online or … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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NRA: Gun Control Advocates Are Pro-Domestic Violence

It’s forgone that the NRA sits atop the list of Worst Persons in the World, but this is a reach that deserves special recognition. According to the NRA, the Ray Rice domestic violence case shows that people who are in … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Awkward Questions

Artist – Pat Bagley Sorry folks, the park’s closed. I’m dealing with some computer hardware issues and won’t be posting today. Regarding the above cartoon — here’s the shot, and here’s the chaser. Have a good weekend. Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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More Hearings

Artist – Ann Cleaves In other news, Senate Republicans successfully filibustered and blocked a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United today. Meanwhile, an elementary school teacher in Utah shot herself in a faculty bathroom before class today. Utah law allows … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Madness

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, Virginia Republicans have successfully blocked a full expansion of Medicaid that would have provided healthcare to 375,000 people. It’s a victory for Republicans if you define victory as more dead poor people. Meanwhile, … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Nobody Could Have Predicted

The inevitable has occurred following the passage of a law allowing for the concealed carry of firearms on college campuses in Idaho. Local ABC affiliate KIDK reports that a professor at Idaho State University shot himself in the middle of … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Gun Nuts Will Buy Anything

While you can still import and purchase AK-47 rifles made by competitors, including a Russian-made version, imports of the original manufactured by Kalashnikov were banned as part of the economic sanctions levied against Russia. But gun nuts don’t appreciate nuance … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Bad to Worse

The already very bad story of the 9-year-old girl who killed her instructor with an Uzi seems even more heinous in hindsight as the Associated Press shares details on what happened to the girl at the time of the shooting. … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Make Believe

Artist – Nick Anderson In other news, a state district judge has ruled that the system Texas uses to fund schools is unconstitutional. The state was sued by more than 600 school districts over $5.4 billion in cuts signed into … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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What Could Go Wrong?

A former police officer and convicted rapist who tried to rape a women with his pistol has had his rights to own a gun restored by an appeals court in Georgia. The full details of the assault he was convicted … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Back to School: Don’t Mind The Long Rifles

I have no idea what could justify a K-12 school police force carrying long rifles, but apparently officers will be packing in Compton, California as children head back to school. “This is our objective — save lives, bottom line,” Compton … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Constructive Activity

Artist – Phil Hands In other news, Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) is apparently very upset because Congress hasn’t received a cost of living adjustment since 2008. Because it’s hard out here living off only $174,000 per year. Congress voted to … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Running With Scissors

Here’s a great idea: let’s open the doorway to selling alcohol at gun shows. From the Associated Press: AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas could start allowing alcohol sales at gun shows provided they don’t allow live ammunition or let buyers … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Colbert on Open-Carry Bedtime Stories

Colbert updates us on gun culture and the new children’s book “My Parents Open-Carry.” That might seem like a lot of detail for a children’s book but, remember, a detailed description is important for the police report. “My Parents Open-Carry” … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Self-Parody

Today NRA News tells us that blind people with guns aren’t as big of a threat as you think they are because pseudo-science says they may actually see better than you do. I’m barely paraphrasing. Every law-abiding, blind individual should … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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What Could Go Wrong?

A new law taking effect in Kentucky this week aims to reduce domestic violence by putting guns in the hands of even more people. via Mother Jones The new Kentucky law, which passed with overwhelming bipartisan support, doesn’t stop abusers … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Gun Nuts March to Take Their Country Back From Brown Children

Over 50 open carry activists and other assorted wingnuts marched through Vassar, Michigan to protest the possibility that undocumented children may be housed at a nearby human services facility reports Michigan Live. That’s right. No children have actually arrived there … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Photo of the Day

Here’s Texas Governor Rick Perry with Fox News host Sean Hannity cosplaying as border patrol agents and posing with a machine gun as they patrol the southern border between Texas and Mexico, dutifully watching for the small, undocumented children who … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Arms Race

Public colleges in Idaho had no plans to arm their campus police force, but now they have no choice. Idaho public colleges did not previously arm their campus officers. But Idaho State University director of public safety Steve Chatterton said … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Eat Your Vegetables

Artist – Rob Rogers Who would Jesus arm? Pastor-bro Douche Mooneyham says you have no excuse to have missed his AR-15 raffle if you’re a “big boy” with “big balls.” Murder is just part of our life he says. Meanwhile, … Continue reading
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