How the NRA conquered America’s gun debate

NRA is a powerful lobby and despite so many deaths and carnages around the country, a 300 year old culture of deviant and violent people is promoted as being the hallmark of the soul of the most developed nation in the world.  Just as the Islamists are busy taking over a billion people back to the 7th century; the NRA enthusiasts are taking this nation and its people to the Wild West of the 18th century.  Same difference.  But these Rip Van Winkles won't awaken.Here is what happened during a vo … [Read more...]

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Gandhi and his call for Firearms to be given to India’s Citizens: Was he really a Pacifist?

A quote from Gandhi has gained prominence in recent months, specially in the US because of the Guns possession debate. "Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest." Some say it wasn't Gandhi, some say it has been misquoted.  Those who say Gandhi said this - say it is on Page 446 of his Autobiography.  The context seems to have been explained thus: "I used to issue leaflets asking people to enlist as r … [Read more...]

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