So I’m reading this riveting story about a recent self-defense shooting. Now the facts behind the story are these… A 32-year-old former security guard, Harry McCullough, was in an Omaha, Nebraska Walgreens picking up a prescription and buying ice cream when two masked men entered. He saw a gunman holding a sawed-off shotgun to a woman’s back […]
Problem is, it’s hard to get to the truth, when you exhibit bias, especially when you don’t acknowledge your bias to the public or to yourself. I freely admit I come at these stories with, shall we say, a “gun-friendly” perspective. To claim anything else would be disingenuous at best, and deceitful at worst. But I do my best to get past my bias (largely by acknowledging it, and then trying to see the other side of the issue). Sadly, the mainstream media exists in an insular world, where they neither acknowledge their biases, nor do they care to examine them, when someone points them out.
Here at TTAG, we’re doing our best to present all points of view. [ED: We never knowingly not publish ANY article on gun control, except those that fail a basic literacy test.] Taking that one step further, I’ve extended this attitude into my personal life. Yep. It’s true. I’m dating someone who is about as […]