Archive for the ‘violence’ Category

Comments Off on Libertarian Party Vice Chair Jokes About Shooting Up a School Board; Party’s National Committee Declines to Suspend Him

REASON – Arvin Vohra, vice chair of the Libertarian Party’s National Committee (LNC), prides himself on being rhetorically uncompromising in staking out the most radical and potentially outrageous outer frontiers of libertarian thought. His past comments on the age of consent (he says it isn’t the government’s business) and the proper moral attitude toward members […]

Comments Off on The Hidden Legacy of Columbine: Ignorance About School Violence

REASON – Today, on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine massacre, students around the country skipped classes as part of a National School Walkout to protest gun violence. This is the latest attempt by survivors of the recent mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, to keep the public focused on school violence and on the various […]

Comments Off on Character, Not Control, Is the Antidote to Evil

FEE.ORG – Humans are dangerous creatures capable of great evil. This inescapable truth bombards us every time we turn on the news. The weight of this knowledge bears down on every human soul, and with every tragedy, we are starkly reminded of it. We cry out for someone to save us from our inherent capacity […]