Guns Are 'Bad'….
If guns are
bad, how come:
high politicians – including Dear Leader and Gauleiter Bloomberg
– are surrounded by heavily armed guards?
There is never
a mass shooting at a police station?
There is virtually
no “gun crime” in Switzerland, even though the Swiss
are armed to the teeth, with full-auto military combat rifles in
the hands of nearly every adult male between the ages of 18 and
so many lives each year – including most recently the lives
of numerous potential victims of a mass shooting in Oregon
at the Clackamas Town Center Mall, where concealed carry permit
holder Nick Meli confronted armed killer Jacob Tyler Roberts –
who had already shot two people dead … and prevented him from
shooting more people dead?
tend to have high concentrations of guns relative to urban areas
– yet “gun crime” is inexorably higher
in urban areas while it is almost nonexistent in the rural
permit holders are less likely to be involved in an unjustified
(non-defensive) shooting than a cop?
The Obama administration
“walked” 2,000 high-powered rifles to Mexican drug cartels?
of “sensible” gun control argue that no one needs
– take your pick – a semi-automatic pistol or rifle
(which means virtually all pistols and rifles that aren’t
single-shot Derringers and bolt-action rifles) or a “high
capacity” magazine or a weapon over a certain caliber or which
has a certain “threatening” (to some) appearance
– even if its function is identical to a rifle with
a “less menacing” appearance.
Well, who really
needs more than $50,000 a year to live on? Or more than
an 800 sq. foot dwelling? Does anyone need more car than
is sufficient to get from A to B at the posted speed limit? Who
really needs anything beyond the bare minimum necessary
to maintain one’s physical existence?
to live to be older than 80? Who needs to have more than
you really need a 40 ounce drink? Or more than one drink
of soda per day?
How many calories
per day does a person need?
Oh, but guns
And the principle behind the argument is identical.
is to become the justification for allowing us to do (or
posses) things, then we are already enslaved in our minds –
and soon will be enslaved physically and utterly.
according to his abilities… to each according to his needs.
statement is left hanging. The need is never qualified.
– according to whom?
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