When I talked about tense times, I had a number of people comment that there wasn’t really anything to worry about. After all, we have all the veterans, the government, and most of the guns. However, my point was that any coming war wouldn’t be like the 1860’s.
One of my rules for this blog is to not get political. In my day job, I have ample opportunities to do that, and I’m sure I can find a venue for anything they don’t want but I feel the need to say.
However, politics directly impacts the times, and right now, times are tense.
For the last week or so, I’ve been pondering the way our nation is heading, and it scares the crap out of me.
We’ve had riots regularly since the inauguration, and there’s been plenty of violence directed at people who share opinions pretty similar to mine. Further, this violence was directed at people who are often far less public than I am about those views. Continue reading “Tense Times”