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Response to gejohnston (Reply #44)

Mon Apr 25, 2016, 03:43 PM

48. Valid argument? Who's arguing?

 

I appreciate your frankness and attention to detail in every post.

I am glad you are very self-aware of your skills and limitations.
You have a better empirical understanding of the Gun Control Policies, than I do. (is this stated better?)

My answers to your questions (although you say I don't have a valid argument, you don't answer my questions.......)
Of course people have the right to defend themselves. (but endanger others)
Of course we deserve the best, this is the USA! (if you got credit, then sign and drive today!)
But in doing so, I would hope you would agree, that not everybody is capable of handling the "best" firearms out there.
This is where we need at least a subtle filter.

Not everyone can handle machine guns. (I'm sure you don;t want to see multiple posts of accidental shooting with machine guns).
Improved training? Yearly renewals on licenses? On specific guns only?
Solutions from the pro-gun side?

Rampage killer questions:
Well, my first thought is that the shock factor of an automatic weapon killing people sells well on mass media.
Can loop that story for hours.Gun control is quite controversial (as you know) so people migrate to the controversy.

My second thought is that it scores political points - as you have mentioned before.

But my third thought is that its about money.
Every time there is a highly publicized mass murder with a gun, and its on mass TV, gun sales will go up across the nation.
Sounds like money for the gun industry and they almost want a high profile firearm homicide on TV, so sales will surge.
Very sad to say, but I believe most decisions in our world are based on money first.

I'll have to work on trolling more information on this subject so my posts won't be called invalid

Ahh - you bring up the heroin opiate issues.
Heroin or any drug is used by our government as trading chips. No time to post links.

There is also legislation in Congress right now to setup funding for heroin addicts.
So a bill that sounds good on the outside actually will send money to the Pharma companies to supply the drugs.
Hopefully there will be alot of success stories about people beating the addiction and not just increased dividends for the Pharma companies.
Unfortunately making money is driving corporate responsibility.

Peace out!







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