Photo above is my Great Great Grandfather, Civil War Veteran, Company C, First Kentucky Cavalry, U.S.

Mom and Dad had antecedents on both sides of that bloody conflict. Counties were split, towns were split, and families were split. It was never as simple as being the north versus the south.

The Preacherman says, "My advice to you is to get yourself a gun and learn how to shoot." The Gunman says, "My advice to you is to get yourself a Bible and learn how to pray."

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Thursday, June 26, 2008

Entry for June 26, 2008



This aging gunslinger does not feel like boring you with a long celebratory blog entry about today’s 5 – 4 Heller ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States. Pro-gun activists and anti-gun activists will long wrangle with the subsequent legal challenges on the endless minutia.

I have long argued that guns are not the cure for violence, and guns are not the cause of violence. Until some miracle removes violence from human nature, guns, knives, and clubs will be the tools of predators and of those choosing not to be victims.


James A. Zachary Jr.

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