The Oprahfication of America

A couple of weeks ago, my wife went to Massachusetts to take care of her sister's children so that she and her husband could take a trip to the Caribbean.  My wife ended up spending two weeks in the Bay State because of the mega storm that hit while she was there and several smaller storms that followed it.  Last Friday, I called to talk with my wife.  She was out, so I spent some time talking with my brother-in-law.  He's a developer who lives outside Boston, and I've talked with him for several years about the importance of buying guns and ammunition.  During our conversation, I explained that he shouldn't keep putting it off. To his credit, my bother-in-law has started taking a gun class and eventually he plans to get a permit, but so far he hasn't bought a gun--pistol, rifle, or shotgun.  I've been telling him that he needs all three and more than one of each, plus lots of ammunition.  A few years ago, he could have obtained any of them easily...(Read Full Post)