We are going "forward" to a repeatedly failed past, following a charismatic leader, after a 20th century in which charismatic leaders led countries into unprecedented catastrophes.

President Obama regularly admonishes “the rich” for not paying their “fair share” of taxes. On the other hand, Peter Schiff, an investment broker, notes that “after the tax hikes go into effect, more than half of my total income is going to the government” — and asks “What’s ‘fair’ about that?”

 

 

 

In the wake of the tragic Newtown massacre, we’re hearing all the usual lies and misconceptions about firearms. And since it’s wise to be educated on a topic before advocating policy on it, this is a good time to explode the gun myths being bandied about.

In the wake of the shooting rampage by mass murderer Adam Lanza in Sandy Hook School in Newtown, Connecticut, demands are being made for better "mental health" treatment, but this focus on mental health reflects, not just massive intellectual confusion, but equally massive moral confusion.

The key fallacy of so-called gun control laws is that such laws do not in fact control guns. They simply disarm law-abiding citizens, while people bent on violence find firearms readily available.

If gun control zealots had any respect for facts, they would have discovered this long ago, because there have been too many factual studies over the years to leave any serious doubt about gun control laws being not merely futile but counterproductive.

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