Cut thru the lies and myths to understand guns in America

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Summary: To understand why we so many mass shootings in America, let's cut through the myths and the lies to see the naked truths about gun control. Also, today we had our eight millionth pageview since we opened in Nov 2007! Another day, another mass killing in America. To understand how this happens, look at … Continue reading Cut thru the lies and myths to understand guns in America

Update on the spread of tyranny in Europe: Turkey & Spain

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Summary: Dr. Torrance Stephens looks at the rise of tyranny in Spain and Turkey, as they both forcibly quash opponents. It is quietly spreading, abetted by the complacent silence of the developed nations. What nation will it spread to next? "Spain and the Erdogan Playbook" By Torrance Stephens at his website, 21 September 2017. Reposted … Continue reading Update on the spread of tyranny in Europe: Turkey & Spain

How science fiction shows us the limits of science

Summary: Overconfident scientists propel America's progress. But their confidence does not mean we can safely use their conclusions when making public policy. Stories about future histories of our time show the problem. They can help us more effectively use the insights provided by science. The march of archaeology can help us understands the limits of … Continue reading How science fiction shows us the limits of science

The Awkward Electoral Dance of Liberal Democrats

Summary: Dr. Torrance Stephens looks at the Democratic Party, probing the reasons for its decay (bringing the GOP to a multi-generational peak power). They can't fix what they don't understand. Are they ready to see his harsh truths? "The Awkward Electoral Dance of Liberal Democrats" By Torrance Stephens at his website, July 2017. Reposted with … Continue reading The Awkward Electoral Dance of Liberal Democrats

Cut through the propaganda about North Korea

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Summary: North Korea's latest missile test has Washington in a frenzy. Let's review the facts, debunk the myths, and look at an alternative to sabre-rattling our way to a nuclear war. (1)  "Pyongyang Fires a Second Missile Over Japan" Excerpt from Stratfor, 15 September 2017. North  Korea shows no signs of stopping or even slowing down … Continue reading Cut through the propaganda about North Korea