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Black and blue: Living on both sides of the police/community debate

Published Oct. 26, 2015

Officer Lester Moore, who grew up around poverty in Houston, Texas, clearly lives in two worlds as a person of color and as a police officer who serves the Darbo/Worthington neighborhood in Madison. He can't help but see both sides of the current police/community debates.


How safe is UWM? The reasons we don't need guns on campus

Published Oct. 20, 2015

If we're going to have the "guns on campus debate" - and due to warring pieces of legislation, we must - let's at least argue the issue using accurate information. And according to that information, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus, if it were a city, would be one of the safest around.


Yet another column about yet another shooting in America

Published Oct. 6, 2015

It should be clear to everyone by now that no matter how many words I or anyone else - be they president, celebrity, parent of a dead child, parent of a mass shooter or random person on the street - spend talking about the insanity of this country's gun culture, nothing will change.


MPD chief calls for tougher sentences, gun laws to curb homicides

Published Sept. 10, 2015

Milwaukee Police Department Chief Edward Flynn is calling for stricter sentencing for violent offenders to counter the city's spike in homicides, which are up almost 70 percent this year compared to the same time period last year. According to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, Flynn made the comments at a public forum hosted by Mike Gousha at Marquette University.


Why don't we treat guns the same way we treat cars?

Published July 28, 2015

America doesn't have a gun problem, the argument goes; it has a car problem! This is perhaps my favorite of all the pro-gun defenses - favorite being in this case a relative term. But I need to be clear about this: I would give just about anything if guns could be licensed, regulated and policed the way automobiles are in this country.

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The Dave Clarke .44

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has urged  county residents to arm themselves  and take firearms training  in order to protect their homes from criminals.  Is that a good idea? Clarke, who was appointed Sheriff by  Republican  Acting Governor Scott McCal...

Second Amendment Jews

"Peace comes through God-centered strength.....if you're an armed person, you're a citizen,  and if you're disarmed, you're a subject."  Charles Heller, Executive Director of Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership  (JPFO)  (1)The JPFO, founded by the late Aa...

"It's Us!"

"We have met the enemy,and its us!"Pogo by Walt KellyIf (God forbid) you are found shot to death, the killer will probably be:  (a) A robber  (b)   your spouse or partner (c) a personal enemy  (d) you.Are you surprised that the correct answer is  (d)? ...

Have Gun, Will Use

Thanks to Wisconsin's new concealed carry law, more people will be  "packing heat" on our streets.   Thanks to the "castle doctrine"  and "stand your ground" laws  recently adopted, more Americans will be using guns  when they feel threa...

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