If you’re holed up somewhere in the cold and looking for something to watch I suggest you find the BBC series “Luther.” It’s a cop show starring Idris Elba (Stringer Bell from The Wire) and it’s a really engaging, different take on an awfully familiar genre. It’s pretty dark and not for kids, but definitely worth watching, if you are into that sort of thing. I downloaded it from iTunes, but apparently it’s aired on BBC America.
To understand the American gun-control debate, you have to understand the fundamentally different starting positions of the two sides. Among conservatives, there is the broad belief that the right to own a weapon for self-defense is every bit as inherent and unalienable as the right to speak freely or practice ... Read More