Societal optimists make a point about the positive bend in the arc of a historical narrative by imagining the 50-year newspaper.
Nothing about me would lead anyone to believe that I am a man of faith. I am, at my very core, a believer in Bayesian logic. In my natural state, the world […]
I’ve seen it in the comments section of my blog enough times to recognize the pattern. Invariably, someone throws down the gauntlet. “If you want my guns, come and get them.“
I used to hunt people. They were violent men who were trying to kill other people. Sometimes it was the innocent they were after. Other times it was the less innocent—my friends […]
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, […]
I started writing this post last year the night I took my boys to see Thor Ragnarok. As has happened too often over the last two years though, a mass shooting, this […]
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 […]
Navigating the half dozen outposts between where I had spent the last six months in Iraq and the last checkpoint out of theater took me a day and a half of helo […]
Two things happened yesterday. More than two really, but two relative to the scope of this thousand-word blog. The first, was that for about the five hundredth Tuesday in a row, I […]