The Stagnation Nation

Over the course of our time writing The Gun, we’ve explored issues of U.S politics, world politics, philosophy, as well as whole hosts of other assorted categories.  These issues that we’ve discussed, and thrown back and forth to each other, are often times very...

The Embargo of the Bad Guys

As an illustration of the multivalence of human identity, and the unnecessary perplexities that can result from a failure to honestly heed and aptly characterize the human condition — call it the awareness of the total taxonomy of humanity — consider Da Vinci. I...

North Korea’s Future on the World Stage?

Although we indeed have covered the topic at length, some comments in your previous piece have caused me to revisit the issue of North Korea.  And, my thoughts surround a question that I’ve thought about since the questioning of how to deal with North Korea started to...

De-Hyphenate America Now!

While you’re squaring away your time management arrangements for the new fall semester and booting up for your next post, I’ll take this opportunity to address another topic sidelined a while back.  Since its subject is nuclear weapons — and Ballistic Kim has just...

Americans

Before you’d mentioned it in your previous piece, I was unaware of Theodore Roosevelt’s distaste for the various labels that fall under the classification of “Hyphenated American.”  After having that historical fact revealed to me, I took it upon myself to read...

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