Hold your fire,
I'm on Facebook

by Phil Elmore -- A 31-year-old upstate New York man who held police at bay for nearly 12 hours apparently was updating his Twitter and Facebook postings during the standoff, officials said. more…

The absurdity of 'zero tolerance'

by Phil Elmore -- Do you have a child who is doing poorly in school? It is not at all uncommon for a child to choose to be the "class clown" or more…

Chavez & Obama: Hard to tell the difference

by Phil Elmore -- Hugo Chavez was reported dead Tuesday. It couldn't have happened to a nicer Communist dictator. Chavez understood that technology, and specifically controlling technology through politics, is power. To more…

Biden's dangerous shotgun advice

by Phil Elmore -- It is no surprise to at least half of Americans that walking gaffe machine Joe Biden recently said something stupid. What is remarkable about Biden's latest stupidity is more…

Don't give up fighting Obama

by Phil Elmore -- "I give up. I can't do this anymore." Have those words come unbidden to your mind at any time in the last four years? For Americans who believe more…

How Twitter turned wife-beater into victim

by Phil Elmore -- The power of social media to rehabilitate, spin, or simply make palatable through exposure any number of awkward incidents should never be discounted. Thanks to pervasive use of more…

Skeet-shooting propaganda

by Phil Elmore -- Concerned, gun-owning citizens who bothered to contact their elected representatives in Congress or at the state level experienced something similar over the last few weeks. If they contacted more…

Obama's up-is-down Marxist rhetoric

by Phil Elmore -- Barack Hussein Obama, our technology dictator, has wasted no time declaring his intentions for his lame-duck term in office. If the first four years of Obama were bad, more…

The consequences of volatile speech

by Phil Elmore -- His name is James Yeager, and until recently, he was a firearms instructor. Longtime students of firearms are familiar with Mr. Yeager, a bombastic and frequently confrontational personality more…