These are the things I've written that are tagged "america"

How Defective Guns Became the Only Product That Can’t Be Recalled

28 February 2018

An enraging story from Michael Smith and Polly Mosendz, for Bloomberg: Taurus sold almost a million handguns that can potentially fire without anyone pulling the trigger. The government won’t fix the problem. The NRA is silent. Gun manufacturers have long held an unassailable position in American business and politics. They need to be reminded that […]

Fighting Terror With Freedom

25 August 2010

Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg has given a second incredibly-well-written speech in support of the so-called “Ground-Zero Moqsue,” which manages to have some lovely pull-quotes such as: But if we say that a mosque and community center should not be built near the perimeter of the World Trade Center site, we would compromise […]

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