Quick and inexpensive fix to protect schools

Here are quick and inexpensive solutions to help “harden” our schools against a mass shooting. Remove the “No Guns Allowed” and “Gun-Free Zone” signs and replace them with signs which say, “Authorized Armed Personnel on Premises”. 90+ percent of all mass shootings have taken place in a Gun Free Zone because it is a “soft target”. Then, have a law enforcement officer (town or county) alternate between schools and patrol them, randomly. They check in with the front desk when they arrive and make a walk-through to let everyone know there is an armed law-enforcement officer on the premises.  If…

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Jonesy Sees Flying Saucers!

Lately there have been several reports in the news of experienced pilots seeing and video recording “unidentified flying objects”. I’ve seen four UFOs in my lifetime. You may scoff, but hear my accounts. 1. In Korea, on my LDS mission in 1967, we were looking at a satellite slowly crossing the sky as they do. Looked like the typical satellite. Suddenly it “went into hyperdrive” and zoomed across the sky and out of sight in three seconds. Nothing on earth could move that fast. It did not leave a trail of fire as a meteor would do. 2. When I…

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Jonesy is a Gun-toting Fanatic

Why am I a fanatic about my Right to own guns? The biggest concern we gun owners have is that restrictions and permits will be decided by someone in government, and we DON’T trust some people in government. For instance; If I apply for a Wyoming Concealed Firearm Permit, someone has to approve that. A person or a committee. The committee may be composed of liberal Democrat, anti-gun, wolf-worshipping Jackson Hole denizens. Those kinds of folks succeeded in eliminating my Cowboy Common Sense column from the local newspaper, mainly because of my back-to-back columns attacking the wolves for destroying our…

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Trust Trump on Gun Control

Trust President Trump on the Gun Control debate. The Press and even Republicans are making a very big deal today out of Trump saying seize the guns, arrest him, and to hell with due process. Trump’s point was that he was talking about Nikolas Cruz and the fact that Cruz had been reported to be certifiably insane and violent and said he would shoot up a school. That is a felony to threaten to kill someone. All Trump was saying was that there was probable cause to arrest him before getting a warrant, just as if you caught a person…

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A “Con-con” is a bad idea.

A Constitutional Convention may be a bad idea. I’m letting my good friend, Jeff Hymas–a Constitutional scholar, explain this one. Red Flags about a Constitutional Convention, by Jeff Hymas, executive director of the Jackson Hole TEA Party. Article V The Congress, whenever two thirds of both houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose amendments to this Constitution, or, on the application of the legislatures of two thirds of the several states, shall call a convention for proposing amendments, which, in either case, shall be valid to all intents and purposes, as part of this Constitution, when ratified by the legislatures…

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Speech Control Act of 2018

QUESTION: If you can make a law regulating the 2nd Amendment Right to Keep and Bear Arms that says you have to be 21 to buy an “assault weapon”, can’t you make a law “regulating” the First Amendment Freedom of Speech to say that you cannot threaten someone with bodily harm? Especially the President? That makes more sense than restricting a good law-abiding person from buying a semi-auto firearm just because it looks like a military one and he is only 20 years old. So, if a person says, “I’m going to punch your lights out,” That could be a…

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Woman ordered to lie under oath

Dear American Patriot, This is how despicable our judicial system has become.  I, Jonesy, have been abused by the judiciary in a similar manner. After reading the below, if you are as incensed as I am, please send a snail-mail letter (not email) to the judge, to our Attorney General, and to President Trump. Their mailing addresses and my letter to them precede the message. Feel free to adapt it for yourself. Shorter is better. Just cut and paste and edit. This effort needs to go viral. It has nothing to do with the particulars of the case. It has…

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Trump is right about immigrants from some countries

President Trump is under tremendous pressure to simply allow all people anywhere, even from “s…hole countries” to immigrate without restriction. The linked article at the end is a sobering first-hand report of these countries that President Trump does not want immigrants from. Her first three paragraphs remind me of the culture shock I got in 1966 when I arrived in Korea to begin my Mormon mission. Signs on walls in alleys “Don’t poop here”  “Don’t pee here”, with a pile of human feces below the sign.  Men carrying “honey-buckets” down the street from your outhouse to his truck.  A lady…

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Jonesy is a racist

I get accused of racism frequently by liberals. Here was one of my recent replies. Tim accused me, Maury, of being a racist because I didn’t like Obama.

Gee, Tim, I didn’t know I was a racist. I’ve got a daughter-in-law who is black as the ace of spades–and her son, my grandson— has a brown skin. I love them both. My sister is full-blooded Navajo and I love her. I have quite a number of close friends who are Hispanic. Nolan was the Best Man at my wedding.  His mother was Mexican (we called them in those days). I was born and raised in southern Arizona so I had LOTS of Mexican friends while growing up. The Mormon Missionaries here in Jackson love me and I love them and they are Hispanic. A couple of my best friends are African American.

I guess I’ll have to repent from being racist. What do I do now, Tim? I’m at a loss as to know how to correct this flaw in my character.

Oh, I forgot one more thing, Tim, which shows the racist flaw in my character;

Last election I voted for Taylor Haynes for Governor of Wyoming. http://haynesonwyoming.com/
He’s a Wyoming cowboy who has either been out in the sun WAY too long or he is of African-American ancestry. His skin is b-l-a-c-k. (shudder) I voted for him. A really good man and a patriot with cowboy common sense.

We racists have no scruples: we will vote for the best person for the job no matter the color.

Oh, and by the way, I am also misogynist (noun: 1. a person who dislikes, despises, or is strongly prejudiced against women.) I didn’t like Hillary and didn’t vote for her. That is proof of another flaw in my character. In my defense, I loved my mother, I love my wife, I love my three sisters, I love my four daughters, I love my six granddaughters, and I love many many women for the beautiful people that they are–inside and out. I have a hard time reconciling that with my misogyny.

I’m working on my misogyny as hard as I’m working on my racism. Please help me, psychiatrist Dr. Welch.


Eliminating Elk Feedgrounds in Jackson Hole is a STUPID Idea!

A lawsuit has been filed to eliminate supplemental feeding of elk. Columns have been written in the JHN&G supporting the concept of “incrementally closing elk feedgrounds”. This insane idea continues in spite of the undeniable facts. Biologists say that doing away with elk feedgrounds will reduce our elk population by more than 60%, possibly as much as 80%. That means at least 15,000 elk in the Jackson Hole Area will starve to death in a harsh winter like 2016-17. While they are starving those thousands of elk will be in all of our yards destroying our landscaping and vegetation. They…

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