Aimee Patton

A pleasantly eccentric take on politics

I’ve been writing about gun control a lot and have been fortunate to debate gun control on Darla Jaye’s 980 KMBZ show (shout out to my favorite Conservative – woot, woot). Most of the opposing views expressed have been summed up like this – “People who don’t understand guns are the ones who want to …

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Dear Congress: I know you all are on Christmas Break.  I hope you can take a second to read this.  I’m sure you already know that Wayne LaPierre , the NRA’s spokesman, gave a press conference on Friday and appeared on Meet the Press.  Some Congressman and Senators have  issued statements also supporting no new gun …

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Dear NRA, I’m sure you are overwhelmed with love letters today by gun owners who are counting all the ways they love you and your colorful news conference.  I’m sure the comments involved quotes like, “Way to go man!” “Screw the government.” “Liberal freaks won’t be takin’ my guns!” I’m sure you are celebrating in …

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Senator Blunt from Missouri put out a statement today regarding his support of the 2nd amendment saying he would not support any legislation that would limit Americans access to guns.  http://midwestdemocracy.com/articles/blunt-gun-laws-are-not-going-change-near-future/ I didn’t believe it so I called his Kansas City office.  Turns out, it was true.  Sad, but true.  Stupid and insensitive, but true. …

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