Browsing: September 15

A Brief History On September 15, 1966, in a reaction to the “Texas Sniper” mass shooting at the University of Texas on August 1, 1966, President Lyndon Johnson addressed Congress and asked for the passage of what became the Gun Control Act of 1968, a legislative measure that in no way, shape, or form, could have prevented the Texas Sniper incident, and for that matter, probably any other illegal shooting.  Here we list 10 extraordinarily stupid things said or done in the name of “gun control.”  What would you add to the list?  (Note: The list of erroneous or downright…

A Brief History On September 15, 1966, President Lyndon Johnson, in a now all too familiar response to a mass shooting incident at the University of Texas, called on Congress to enact “Gun Control” legislation that would have absolutely nothing to do with preventing such incidents. Digging Deeper On August 1, 1966, mentally disturbed Charles Whitman killed his wife and mother, then went to the University of Texas where he climbed up to the 28th floor observation deck and proceeded to shoot and kill 14 more people and wound a further 32 before he was finally killed by a police…

A Brief History On September 15, 1981, Sandra Day O’Connor was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee to become the first female Justice of the Supreme Court.  Here 5 spectacular firsts accomplished by women are listed, shining examples for girls to emulate and for boys and men to respect.  Let us know who else belongs on this list for our upcoming articles on this topic.  By the way, in this list, the alma mater of each of these accomplished women is mentioned (the author, for example, is a Cleveland State University graduate). Digging Deeper 5. Dr. Rachel Maddow, First Openly Lesbian Rhodes Scholar, 1995 /…