| Jan 5, 2015
| 7:18 PM
Banquet season is upon us, and if you don't make plans pretty soon, you're going to be in real danger of missing out on one of the most intriguing banquets.
Former Morning Call outdoors writer Christian Berg, now editor of Petersen's Bowhunting...
| Dec 27, 2014
The National Rifle Association lately has been having its way with the Florida Legislature — think Docs & Glocks, which forbade doctors from asking patients about gun ownership. And despite the furor over Stand Your Ground, no significant rollback...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 3:43 PM
With his announcement that the United States will open negotiations and try to normalize relations with Cuba, President Barack Obama is trying to break the hold of the Cuba lobby once and for all.
In historical terms, that's a remarkable undertaking....
| Nov 17, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Here's the most predictable news bulletin of the day and maybe the year. It came from Reuters the day after the president and lame-duck-in-chief of the United States threw still another of his monkey wrenches into the economy, particularly investment in...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 6:03 PM
OMG!! Did you hear??!!
Florida has another gun debate!!!
It's about silencers!!
The NRA wants to allow them for hunters!!
Gun-control advocates can now start screaming about the dangers of silent mass murderers!!
And NRA members can scream about...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 2:41 PM
I turned on a national newscast when I woke up, and the first thing they were talking about was Bill Cosby.
I waited a bit more, and then they talked about President Obama and immigration.
I waited some more. Finally they talked about ... the...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 3:47 PM
If only students who were studying for finals at an FSU library last week had been packing heat, then maybe the shooter would have been subdued more quickly.
That's the argument from a group called Students for Concealed Carry at FSU.
| Oct 25, 2014
| 7:05 PM
More than two decades of activism over Pennsylvania's barbaric tradition of pigeon shoots did not end with a victory dance last Monday.
It ended with House Bill 1750, which last week won 36-12 approval in the state Senate, safely buried in the House...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Earlier this week, police chiefs from throughout America gathered in Orlando to call for mandatory background checks on all gun sales.
The chiefs' demand was hardly radical. Most Americans want the same thing.
A recent Quinnipiac poll found that a...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
For Democrats, looking for any good news out of the midterm election results is like the ghoulish old joke: "Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you like the play?" But, believe it or not, shining among the rubble are a few nuggets of good news --...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 7:19 AM
Lehigh County Executive complained last week that the commissioners were guilty of some "dumb government tricks," including voting for a tax cut in a budget with a structural deficit.
Our state legislators have perfected all kinds of...