The left side of Blogworld is buzzing a bit about the recent instances of armed citizens carrying firearms at rallies protesting the Government in general, and some policies in particular.
We have noticed that in each and every case to date, the rifles have remained slung and the pistols have remained in their holsters; no shots were fired, no one was muzzle-swept, and everyone went home.
As might be expected, I think.
The Brady Bunch, as usual, is all up in a tizzy. As I refuse to link to those parasites, Gentle Readers will have to use Google to find their own links. Suffice it to say, Little Sarah One-Note's sock puppets are their usual hysterical selves.
There is a theory that explains that gun-grabbers hate guns so passionately because they are afraid of what they would do if allowed unfettered access to firearms -- and they think everyone else has the same uncontrolled urges.
In other words, Paul Helmke doesn't trust himself around guns, therefore he doesn't trust me with them, either.
I used to think that was an all-together simplistic answer for a complex problem.
These days -- I don't know. I've seen less poo flung in the primate house at the Dallas zoo than at some gun-grabbers press conferences (metaphorically speaking. I think.)