There’s lots to debate about guns, but not the way America is currently doing it. Jay and Mona look at David Hogg, Marco Rubio, and the tone of contempt. They pay tribute to Kevin Williamson, and the late Pete Peterson and Zell Miller. Happy Passover and Happy Easter.

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  1. filmklassik Member

    If your job depends on the favor of a public that loves and increasingly depends on entitlements — or thinks it does — how does one possibly go about cutting them?

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    • March 30, 2018, at 9:23 PM PDT
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  2. George Townsend Member

    I’d love to comment on various parts of this thoughtful Podcast. However, I shall limit myself to gun control, and a short take on my flying experience:

    I believe that Mona and Jay have it absolutely correct, in their measured statements on gun control. The full text of the second Amendment reads as follows: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” Now, I am about as far from being a lawyer as one can be; but that is the trouble: We have too many lawyers. The Amendment is crystal clear, it seems to me. The first part is explanatory, telling us why we have the right. It also contains the part about a well regulated Militia, which, at the time, was the entire citizenry. So the militia can be regulated, which means limiting the age of purchase, as well as what may be purchased. The continued argument over this amendment, among some, baffles me.

    My first experience in flying came around 1990, when I took my Mom to Hawaii. I loved it!! The only problem was in the landing. We took off, and I didn’t even know it, until I looked out the window! When we landed, in the stopover airport in California, I thought I was going to suffer permanent loss of hearing. My ears hurt pitifully! They felt as if they would fly off at any moment!! They’ve since made it a lot better. :-)

    P.S. HAPPY PASSOVER AND A GLORIOUS EASTER TO ALL HIS CHILDREN, WHO MEAN US WELL!

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    • April 1, 2018, at 5:58 AM PDT
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  3. rgbact Member

    Terrorism and mass shootings are 2 crimes that actually thrive on more media coverage. I think that explains why they’ve increased, while almost all other crimes have decreased. I hate to say, I think this is just a new reality that we have to accept in our social media age. I do like Mona’s ideas on media coverage and increasing the gun buying age to 21 though.

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    • April 3, 2018, at 8:35 AM PDT
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