While I was surfing the net, I saw an article accusing Tiger Woods of an affair with a porn star. That made me think about the time someone was offended by an anti-pornography article I had written. The offended party retaliated by signing me up for a subscription to Playboy and having it sent to my office. I gave the Playboys to a lesbian professor as a show of good will. Sometimes it’s better to extend an olive branch than to offer a fig leaf.
And that’s what gave me the idea to sign Bill Ayers up for the NRA. I found all of the information needed to fill out that application on the University of Illinois – Chicago website. Within weeks, issues of the NRA’s “American Rifleman” magazine will go right to his office. Signing him up cost my organization www.DrAdams.org a mere $35. It was money well spent in the spirit of reconciliation.
For years, liberals have been denying that Ayers is a terrorist while falsely accusing NRA members of being terrorists. Now that Bill is in the NRA, Leftists will have no choice but to admit the following: Bill Ayers is an unrepentant terrorist!
Getting Leftists to admit that Bill Ayers is a terrorist is not my only motive for making Bill Ayers an NRA member. I want to change his heart and ultimately his political leanings.
Seventeen years ago, I was a leftist atheist with strong socialist leanings. Then, on December 11, 1992, one of my fraternity brothers was shot and killed along with his girlfriend Tiffany. Shortly thereafter, I decided it would be better to have a gun and not need it than to need a gun and not have it.
Being a gun owner helped change my worldview, slowly but surely. It taught me the importance of learning to fend for myself rather than beg the government to come to my aid. I used to say “Give peace a chance.” Now I say “Give me a piece, and give me a chance.”
I think there may be hope for Bill Ayers. Perhaps he’ll become a dedicated member and convince his friends that it’s wrong to try and ban handguns. In return, we’ll let them keep their pipes and nails.