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Australian Gun Buyback Program’s Impact on Crime

With each tragic mass shooting, there is a flurry of cries by liberals to enact new gun control laws based on the argument populations with higher gun ownership tend to have more gun-related homicides and suicides. Similarly, folks on the right counter that … Continue reading

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Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest Update: Second Round

I recently posted that I had entered my first novel in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest. Today, I am very happy to announce that, based on my pitch, my entry is one of the top 20% of entries to advance … Continue reading

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Why I Entered the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest

Recently, I entered my first novel in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest, which Amazon has hosted for the past seven years. The contest allows a total of up to 10,000 entries for novels of between 50,000 to 125,000 words in five … Continue reading

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A Whiff of Grapeshot: What’s Good Enough for Londonderry, is Good Enough for London

“This is criminality, pure and simple, and it has to be confronted and defeated” — British Prime Minister David Cameron As the mayhem in London continues for a fourth night, it is important to determine the trigger, the motivations of the … Continue reading

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Please Stick to Economics, Mr. Krugman

Less than forty-eight hours after a horrible tragedy involving a deranged lunatic whose library includes the works of Karl Marx, Mr. Krugman has the gall to make a blatantly partisan attack. Both parties are guilty of toxic rhetoric, even threats. … Continue reading

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