- May 24, 1962 - Scott Carpenter on the Way to Mercury-Atlas 7 Launch Site
Astronaut Scott Carpenter walks to the launch site to begin the Mercury-Atlas 7 (MA-7) mission on May 24, 1962. Carpenter's Aurora 7 capsule lifted off aboard an Atlas rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 7:45 a.m. EST, May 24. Carpenter was the fourth American in space and second American to orbit Earth.
Category Archives: Gun Control
Hmmm…. It seems the State Department is changing the way information is classified under current. There is a great deal of hoopla from various entities around these “clarifications” and “definitions”. Some of it maybe very well placed. Looking at some … Continue reading
Over the last few years our society has spent a fair bit of time talking about “The Law of Unintended Consequences“. While this phrase dates back to the 18th century (or earlier) it has really become an adage for describing … Continue reading
A little bit of a political commentary to start your Monday morning. I believe the Senator has a bit of credibility on this issue. But then again arguing based on facts is something that so many people have forgotten how … Continue reading
Go read this. Well written reality. The LawDog Files: Gun-Free does not equal Violence-Free.
I kind of like this new approach to presenting statistics that is “infographics”. I think it is a lot better than the dry numbers, and it sinks in a bit more.
Yosemite Sam is back and blogging at the Ten Ring. He put up a very clear and concise argument for you all to consider. Get over there and read the entire piece. Here is just a taste: “We hold these … Continue reading
Michael Bane posted this under the title “Brilliant”. I couldn’t agree more.
In years past, I can remember spending hours and hours pulling together reference material, and proper footnoting for papers. The video below takes a harder look at the underlying statistics to some of the issues / comments / events being … Continue reading
Defoor Proformance | The Good Wolf. Go read that. It is a good breakdown of the current issues being faced in our society today. I happen to agree with most if not all of the points that are being made. … Continue reading
A Friday Funny, unfortunately there is a significant core of truth to this rundown. Go read. The Sacred Cow Slaughterhouse » How A Rational Debate On Guns Actually Goes:.