They’re all walking out today. And I support it. I’m guilty though. I’ve been playing both sides of an argument. I realized it when I read an article posted by Alex Tabarak, […]
Watching gun rights advocates try to figure out what to do with the children of the #neveragain movement over the last week or so has been an interesting lesson.
It’s obvious by now. We have a problem. Since 2015, we’ve lost more children to school shootings than we’ve lost soldiers to war. We’ve gone an entire calendar month without a child […]
Since the 1974 Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act, the Federal Government of the United States of America has shut down 18 times, including last night. In the 16,000 or so days […]
“I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before […]
January 4th, 2010. That was my hardest day. It’s not close. In a parking lot behind SEAL Team One I said goodbye to my wife. It had been a month since my […]
I’d like to never write about gun violence again. The gun violence won’t let me though. In the three years I’ve hosted this blog, I’ve written 200 essays, give or take. 11 […]
Honest and vulnerable.
I’ve done the work on guns. I own one. I’ve fired just about every kind. I’ve packed them up in containers and hauled them around the world and spent hours lining them […]
When they knelt, what did you feel? Did you feel anger? Or was it pride? Or nothing at all. Here’s a different question: How far down on the list of emotions was […]