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Hey y’all. I was recently assigned to my departments Special Victims Unit and we hit the ground running with a high-profile rape case. I’ve been working many hours of overtime and focusing all of my attention on tracking leads and... Continue Reading →

News Briefing: 26 OCT – 01 NOV 2017

Here is your weekly news bringing for 26 OCT – 01 NOV 2017.   Violence amid Kenya election rerun https://www.voanews.com/a/kenya-presidential-election/4086895.html   US Army pushing more support for Chad Basin in stability effort https://www.army.mil/article/195852/us_army_africa_pushing_more_support_to_lake_chad_basin_to_reinforce_us_stability_efforts   US says Congo must hold elections... Continue Reading →

News Briefing: 19-25 OCT 2017

Here is your weekly news briefing for 19-25 OCT 2017.   Kurdish and Iraqi troops clash in Kirkuk over Kurdish independence http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-41693143   Kurds offer suspended independence drive, seek talks with Baghdad http://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-iraq-kurds-referendum/kurds-offer-to-suspend-independence-drive-seek-talks-with-baghdad-idUSKBN1CT37M   Madagascar plague death toll reaches 124... Continue Reading →

The Fear of Freedom

I want to delve a little deeper into a concept that’s been stewing in my brain for a while now. I mentioned briefing in a previous post that the gun control debate, like so many other debates, is really more... Continue Reading →

News Briefing: 12-18 OCT 2017

Here is your weekly news briefing for 12 – 18 OCT 2017.   Xi Jinping at Communist Party Congress: Time for China to take the centre stage http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-41647872   North Korea warns of imminent nuclear war http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/10/17/north-korean-un-diplomat-warns-nuclear-war-may-break-moment/   Overview of... Continue Reading →

News Briefing: 5-11 OCT 2017

Here is your weekly news briefing for 5-11 OCT 2017.   North Korean missile able to reach US mainland after modernization http://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-missiles-russia/north-korean-missiles-will-be-able-to-reach-u-s-after-modernization-ifax-cites-russian-lawmaker-idUSKBN1CF0XP   Analysis: Unknown actor attacking US and Canadian diplomats in Cuba https://www.thestar.com/news/world/2017/10/04/no-one-knows-who-attacked-us-and-canadian-diplomats-in-cuba-but-the-plot-appears-to-be-working-analysis.html   Syrian violence highest since Aleppo... Continue Reading →

Part 2: Conservatives, Liberals and the Problem of Agency

In my previous post, I discussed briefly how conservatives often misconstrue the right to bear arms for the right to pointlessly expend ammunition, even in unsafe and childish ways. Now I must confess, on behalf of the Right, that the... Continue Reading →

Part 1 : When Liberals are (Partially) Right About Gun Control

UPDATE AT BOTTOM OF ARTICLE In the wake of Las Vegas, the political debate shifted rapidly and predictably back to the Second Amendment. As usual, there are those on the Left demand the “common sense” disarming of the public, and... Continue Reading →

News Briefing: 28 SEP – 04 OCT 2017

This is your weekly news briefing for 28 SEP – 04 OCT 2017.   Puerto Rican relief efforts struggle to distribute available resources https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/03/us/puerto-rico-aid-fema-maria.html   Las Vegas shooting kills 50+, wounds 500+ https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/03/us/las-vegas-gunman.html   Kurdish Independence: Analysis https://www.wsj.com/articles/for-kurds-of-iraq-what-kind-of-independenceif-any-1506591002   More... Continue Reading →

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