When Twitter Users Don’t Have the Answers — But Some Think They Do

Twitter wasn’t yet in existence when Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold committed a mass shooting at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999.  I recall a confusing media reaction to the Columbine tragedy which may have the same root as some posts we’re seeing on Twitter now, though. There were conflicting reports on whether Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were bullied by classmates prior to their rampage.  Actually, the reports flip-flopped like a weather forecast.  To this day, if we look hard enough we’ll find only speculation, and very few people even want to discuss the possibility that two teenagers … Continue reading When Twitter Users Don’t Have the Answers — But Some Think They Do

My Understanding is Most People in the United Kingdom Don’t Like Guns

This afternoon I found an article on The Guardian’s site which surprised me, although nothing should surprise any of us when the topic is greed. In case you know nothing about James Debney, CEO of American Outdoor Brands (formerly Smith & Wesson), you’ll find this article informative.  There’s no Wikipedia page for this guy, so your other options may be limited.  I didn’t find much when I used a search engine.  Given the recent tragedies with assault rifles (and predictable responses from people who claim to speak for gun owners), it’s difficult to understand how Mr. Debney maintains a low public profile.  … Continue reading My Understanding is Most People in the United Kingdom Don’t Like Guns