Logic is not David Hogg's Long Suit


"Gun violence can happen anywhere at anytime." As Artie Johnson might have said, "Verrrrry interesting!" Wasn't his whole shtick, his and the Cuban-dictator-loving teeny boppers he hung out with, that "We don't feel safe in schools anymore!" ? "We're afraid to go back to class until this 'gun violence' threat is addressed!" And now, young Hogg is telling us that he is every bit as safe in class, on those rare occasions he actually attends, as he is in his bedroom playing video games. Badly.

More accurately, he is at no higher risk in class than he is everywhere else. Statistically (I know, David! Math is hard!) at lower risk than he would be anywhere else. School shootings are rare. Unlike the poor tormented lad David's friends bullied, most people, even hardened criminals, are averse to shooting children.

The anti-gunners are fond of quoting national statistic on 'gun violence', yet most of it takes place in large cities under Democrat leadership. Most of them with stringent gun control laws. Criminals do not faithfully obey the law. One of the things that makes even a 'routine' traffic stop so potentially dangerous, is that the criminal illegally carrying an illegal gun is more likely to ignore laws about current registration and functional taillights, too. The police officer who pulled you over for an outdated tag has no idea how many laws you've already broken or are prepared to break.

Since the illustrious Mr. Hogg has admitted that he is no less safe in school as he is "anywhere" else, I propose he should go back to class. Once he graduates, he should find a community college, where he will undoubtedly be placed in a 'bonehead' English course. This is not a cheap shot. Colleges have known for years that high schools are doing a micturating poor job of teaching English that will serve them in a college level educational environment. Mr. Hogg is no exception.

After a year or two of junior college, he may find himself better equipped to successfully apply to an institute of higher learning. Then, maybe he might take a course in logic.

The Acorn Doesn't Fall Far From the Family Tree

“Dear Foremothers, your society was lead by a woman who governed thousands, commanded armies, yielded to no one. When I found you in my DNA, I learned where my strength comes from”
Not the 49% of me from Ireland, Great Britain and Western Europe, apparently!

Xavier Ver Seen Such An Incompetent AG Becerra?

(Xavier Becerra is the Attorney General for California)

Risk Assessment and the Modern Liberal



Risk assessment is in the news. Most of it phony. Let me give you an example: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, opened in 1990. In the last 28 years, approximately 84,000 students have passed through its halls. Fourteen didn't make it. For all you statisticians out there, that's .0001666 of the entire student body. If you averaged in all of the rest of the schools in Miami-Dade, Florida or the entire South, that number would decrease. If you averaged in every school in the United States, Columbine and Sandy Hook included, the numbers would still go down. Way down.

Now before you decry me as being cold and heartless, let me say that I deplore each and every one of those shootings. Any reasonable thing that can be done to prevent such incidents in the future should be implemented. (And by "reasonable" I intend to remain the final arbiter on that. Wrapping every student in bubble wrap and only feeding them through a tube is too extreme. Unless I can buy a lot of stock in bubble wrap companies.)

Where was I? Oh, yes. Risk factors. I have noticed that a number of students (perhaps prompted) have publicly stated and carried signs that stated that they "No longer feel safe in their schools". I find that hard to believe, unless some adult was telling them that this was the case. Have seventeen people ever died in a school bus crash? Have you ever heard a child say, "I no longer feel safe in a school bus"? Fifty thousand people die in car crashes every year. When was the last time you heard a child say, "I no longer feel safe in an automobile"? I'm not sure what the statistics are for lightning strikes or falling space debris, but have you heard cries of "I no longer feel safe going outside"?

Whoever is promoting this fearmongering among children should cut it out. Now. Teens are in far more danger of being killed texting while driving, but even though it is illegal, it is a greater threat. Will children boycott getting drivers licenses out of fear, overhyped or not? I don't think so.

Liberals need the emotional tug on the heartstrings of little children quaking in their shoes, fearful of their lives if they return to their classrooms. Thus, it is being artificially induced and I wish they would cut it out. You'll have to excuse me now. I have to buy some "falling space debris insurance".

It's a thing!