The old saying, "Common Sense, Isn't" is slowly being repealed as more citizens recognize the threat and begin to take personal responsibility.

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission filed a suit in the U.S. District Court in Dallas on December 2 asking for an immediate restraining order and a hearing by December 9 to petition for an injunction that would prevent resettlement of Syrian refugees within Texas.

The "gun-free zone" mindset in San Bernardino got 31 people shot on Wednesday, 14 of whom died.

On Saturday, November 28, 2015, the NSA telephone surveillance program ended. Except that it didn't. The spying program — made famous when former NSA contractor Ed Snowden leaked a trove of secret documents to reporters — has simply continued under different authority. The "new and improved" surveillance may even be worse than before because the required warrants will be issued by a secret court.

 

Despite a claim by President Obama, the only "pattern" with mass shootings is the predictable response to such tragedies by the president: stricter gun control.