What is the Point of the AR-15?

If you’re new to this site, welcome. We try to bring you a diverse set of opinions and discussion to help make everyone see the world from different perspectives. And before you dismiss this piece for the headline as some gun-grabbing hippie, let me correct you on that. I’m a conservative Republican who supports the […]

Stopping School Shootings in America for $466.73

$466.73. That’s a solution to the not-up-for-debate, black-and-white fact We have too many school shootings in America. $466.73 a year. That’s what you would owe Uncle Sam in 2019, on top of whatever other taxes you owe— $466.73. It’s surely not the best solution and it’s likely not even a good solution, but it should […]

Why Are We Still Doing This?

Much of what I’ve had to say about the gun debate and mass shootings in this country, I’ve written before. And, that’s surely a problem, that I’ve written it before. But as we learn more about this latest shooter from Florida, who I will never name in print or publicly, we’re seeing a dangerous pattern […]

Weekend Reads

Let us know what’s on your mind. Email us at editor@forwardthinkingpolitics.com. Have a great weekend. One year after the 2016 election, Esquire has an oral history. What are Steve Bannon, Reince Priebus, Sean Spicer, and Michael Flynn doing post-White House? (Politico) Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times with one perspective on reducing gun violence. Is […]