Author Archive | Robert Farago

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Daily Digest: Waiting for Godot, Hammer Time, Greed Trumps Racism and More . . .

FOUR Broward County Deputies Waited Outside School As Children Were Massacred – That’s how dailywire.com headlined their excerpt from CNN’s blandly titled explosive revelation Sources: Coral Springs police upset at some Broward deputies for not entering school . . . “When Coral Springs police officers arrived at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February […]

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Heads-Up: The Next School Shooting May Be a LOT Worse

The unopposed Parkland, Florida spree killer claimed 17 lives and wounded 14. This he accomplished in about six minutes. We’ve chronicled the dozens of missed opportunities to intercept the mass murderer, failures that also apply to other school shootings (e.g., Newtown). The basic modus operandi is also similar . . . a lone wolf attacker […]

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Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day: Full-Size Gun?

Colorado security officer Noah Wyka’s everydaycarry.com pocket dump reveals a full-sized Walther PPQ M2. Right answer! If you want the best possible firearm for armed self-defense, a full-sized firearm is it. Well, in terms of accuracy and capacity. In terms of carrying, or concealing, a full-size handgun is something of a challenge. Now I fully […]

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Would YOU Go In? Question of the Day

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s uniformed School Resource Officer Scot Petersen failed to engage spree killer Nikolas Cruz as the teenager murdered 17 people and injured 14 more. Deputy Petersen stood outside the building 14 and waited for backup. This is hardly the first time a law enforcement official has stood by while innocent life […]

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BREAKING: Florida Governor Rick Scott: Create Gun Violence Restraining Orders, Raise Gun Buying Age to 21, Ban Bump Stocks and Put Police Officers in Every School

Speaking at a press conference, Florida Governor Rick Scott unveiled his plan to prevent another school attack like the one that claimed 17 lives in Parkland, Florida . . . Governor Scott pledged his support for an ex parte “gun violence restraining order,” raising the minimum age to purchase any type of firearm to 21, […]

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TTAG Daily Digest: Swiss Guns, Ohio Teachers, AR15 Bullet Wounds and More

The Swiss are heavily armed. But mass shootings are rare here – “But”? Don’t they mean “and”? . . .  In Switzerland, the government also banned immigrants from eight countries, including Algeria, Sri Lanka, Turkey and nations of ex-Yugoslavia from owning firearms. This rule stems from political conflicts and hostilities that simmer within these groups, posing […]

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Three Reasons We Shouldn’t Arm Teachers

This morning a presumably pajama-clad President Trump Tweeted his support for arming teachers. Not all teachers. “Highly qualified, gun adept teachers.” Teachers with military or special training experience.” How many? The President wants 20 percent of their total population. As America is home to an estimated 3.2 million elementary and secondary school teachers, President Trump […]

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