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Response to SecularMotion (Reply #29)

Thu Aug 23, 2012, 03:32 PM

35. Having seen precious little commentary from you on the issue

your opinion about what I understand carries little weight.

The gun issue is far from settled in the political center or on the left, even though conventional wisdom here would lead us to believe otherwise. Having conceded the field to the right on firearms policy even the most rudementary information about guns or gun policy is likely to sound like a"right wing talking point". Most of the anti gun contributions to this group betray a breathtaking ignorance about the simple reality of firearms; what they can and cannot do, how they work, or how to use them. Given such dependence on disembodied ideology rather than practical experience, is it any wonder so much of what should be common knowledge about guns is viewed as suspicious political witchery. Every DU poll I have seen indicates there are a lot of gun owning members here. Since they own guns, I doubt they share your interpretation of the Second Amendment. And even if they do, what makes them right? Or do you just accept an ideology whole cloth without any consideration at all?

Perhaps if you spent more time searching for information about guns rather than anti gun hyperbole, and actually attempt to discuss the material you post, there won't be such an information deficit around here. Let's see how much you understand.

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