Using Current Events to Slander the Second Amendment

by Brad Lacerda “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.” That is the Second Amendment. The following is my own interpretation. Students of history remember a nation embroiled in a war with England over taxation…

Trump Causing Gun Sales to Plunge; Remington in Bankruptcy

Can you imagine? In the ironies of all modern American ironies, the Remington Gun Company has filed for bankruptcy due to plunging gun sales. President Trump’s administration is apparently the root cause. Can you imagine? No you can’t. Gun sales plunging because we have a president who is forcefully and unequivocally lined up against voices…

The Tragedy in Florida Has Nothing to Do with Guns

Those who are trying to take political advantage of the tragedy in Parkland, Florida to advocate gun control measures seem to be ignoring the fact that the perpetrators of the carnage in that town, as in Aurora, Colorado and Newtown, Connecticut were severely psychiatrically ill and could have chosen other lethal means to cause just…

Too Many Guns or Too Much Entitlement: A Pervading Selfishness

by Juda Engelmayer The carnage caused by 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelley at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs on Sunday, killing 26 people is nothing short of unspeakable. With the exception of terrorism, what could cause someone to do something like this? We will hear about his marriage gone bad, his dishonorable discharge, a…

More Evidence Suggests Las Vegas Shooter Had Autism Spectrum Disorder

Respvblica was the first news source in the world to suggest that Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock suffered with Autism Spectrum Disorder (one form of which was formerly called Asperger Syndrome).  Now, more evidence uncovered by reporters and law enforcement authorities supports our theory. Not only was Paddock obsessed with the numerical algorithms that helped…

Mandalay Owner MGM Struggling to Come Back from Massacre

Anyone interested in staying at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas? Yes. Some are interested and bookings remain but they are way down, according to industry sources. In another result caused by the massacre, MGM stock (MGM owns Mandalay Bay), has fallen and Susquehana Financial Group, a group that studies and serves as a…

What if it Had Been a Hip-Hop Concert, Not a Country Music Festival?

Shortly after I heard that more than 50 people had been massacred at a country music festival in Las Vegas, that hundreds more were injured and that the shooter, Stephen Paddock, was a Caucasian, I found myself wondering what would have happened if the event had been, God forbid, a hip-hop concert. I share this…

And the Consensus Is: “He Couldn’t Have Been Stopped.”

The wave is building. We’ve got to ban automatic weapons. There is validity to this effort. But will it do anything to stop mass murders? In this instance, where 59 people have died and almost 500 were wounded, it seems unlikely that a ban would have had an effect on the deadly outcome of this…