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Daily Archives: July 28th, 2012

A Man Packs a Gun for Defense — and Women Object

  BEN J. writes: I live in Colorado, in the Denver metro area, so obviously the rampage in Aurora has been front and center in the news for a while now. Regarding the discussion about the absence of any men in the theater who were armed, I grew up in Colorado, but sojourning in high crime areas […]

The Opening Ceremonies

  THE LONDON Olympics of 1948 cost £600,000, the equivalent of $30 million today, and the event turned a small profit. There were no corporate sponsors and the entire bill was paid by amateur athletic associations and ticket sales, in contrast to the debt-ridden 2012 Olympics, which will cost a total of $14.5 billion. Nor […]