Wednesday, April 09, 2008

The Real McCain

I have never trusted John McCain. I had some sympathy when the Bush team Bush-whacked him in Carolina in 2000 (despicable behaviour), but his dumping of his first wife as a result of her horrific accident, his propensity for explosive outbursts, wiped out any respect.

If the Democrats nominated Howdy Doody in 2008, it would be a better choice than John "Pity Me" "100 years" McCain. If you thought Bill Clinton had "issues" ...

Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Support a Ban on Handguns in Canada

I know my friend DOF will disagree, but he's not Canadian, so ... :D

Anyway, I can't think of one good reason that anyone needs a handgun. And the arguments of "guns don't kill, people do", and "banning guns only assures that criminals will have them" doesn't wash. I think those who take those positions are intellectually dishonest.

Without banning handguns, there will be no progress. A simple ban is not a complete solution. No one has ever said that. But it is an essential first step.