I Want to be a Sniper When I Grow Up

A friend of mine, who is a juvenile court probation officer, noted the other day that one of her little probationers answered her question, “When I grow up, I want to become a sniper.”

A fruitful and worthwhile occupation, I guess.

What’s concerning to me is that a young child would look forward to something like this. Whatever …

Michigan Militia Scares Me

An article in the New York Times, www.nytimes.com, by Nick Bunkley and Charlie Savage recounts a scary scene: Police in Clayton Michigan raided a house containing people who were members of a militia, plotting to kill law enforcement officers in an attempt to spark an anti-government uprising.

Motivated by a religious purpose, they planned to not only kill …