Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,
The blood-dimmed tide is loosed; and everywhere
The ceremony of innocence is drowned;
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.
The Second Coming
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My last column discussed “the end of the world as we know it” and I speculated that we were perilously close to that Walpurgis Night. Well friends I was mistaken. We are already there!
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OK, there is no Axl Rose in this commentary but there is a lot about guns.
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After the response to my last column, I think it only fair to warn those readers who experienced those violent reactions that this one will contain more "lies from a dishonorable man." It may speed recovery if the reader spends time fact-checking my "lies." It is standard operating procedure for Progressives to attack the messenger when they are...