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How to Stop NIU Style Massacres

Filed under: Crime,Education — Tags: , , , , , — Paddy Wallbouncer @ 12:24 pm 2008 February 15

Three Point Plan:

1. Enact legislation that requires gun ownership, then make it illegal to draw guns in public. If you draw you gun in public, you risk a 10 year prison sentence unless it is in verifiable self-defense. With approximately 150 students in the hall at the time of the shooting, how many holes would this NIU shooter have in him before he fired a second shot?

2. Enact Legislation that bans publicizing the name of the perpetrator. There’s got to be some morbid fame seeking behavior here that can be easily avoided. If a nut-job knew he would not have (more…)

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Beatles Indian Guru Dies

Filed under: Celebrities,Music,Religion — Tags: , , , , , , — Paddy Wallbouncer @ 1:38 am 2008 February 6

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, who gained celebrity through his association with the Beatles in 1968, is reportedly dead. Yogi used Transcendental Meditation to reach new levels of spiritual awareness. Dr. Hook parodied the association in his song “Cover of the Rolling Stone” with the lyrics: “We’ve got a genuine Indian Guru, teachin’ us a better way”

Mahesh Yogi wrote a book which sold over a million copies entitled (more…)