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One more reason to be nice to dogs

A dog in Utah shot his owner in the butt with a shotgun. But if we outlaw dogs using guns, only bad dogs will have them. Btw, speaking of news from the west, this Thomas E. Ricks accused of attempted murder, etc. wasn’t me, either. I have an alibi: I was doing jello shots with ...

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A dog in Utah shot his owner in the butt with a shotgun.

But if we outlaw dogs using guns, only bad dogs will have them.

A dog in Utah shot his owner in the butt with a shotgun.

But if we outlaw dogs using guns, only bad dogs will have them.

Btw, speaking of news from the west, this Thomas E. Ricks accused of attempted murder, etc. wasn’t me, either. I have an alibi: I was doing jello shots with the world’s biggest thinkers, including the Arab Spring crowd, some Googles, a bunch of State Department people, the guys who invented fracking, and a platoon of international economists who wouldn’t tell me which country to short.

It’s been a weird year for my name-both being played by Ethan Hawke and then being charged in Dodge City.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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