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Conservative? Me? You talking to me? I am a registered Democrat and a Veteran. No Conservatives here. As I said, our system of Governing needs to change. This guy was bad news. He obviously made some horrible choices. He fell through the cracks of some of the most powerful entities in our system. Our System Failed Us.
Posted 8 November 2017, 7:48 p.m.
Our system of Governing needs to change!. The average person is not getting a good deal and a chance at a better life. Having all benefits go to the top (Trickle Up economics) is not working for anyone but the Top. History will repeat itself. The divide between the haves and the have nots has been dealt with before. Not learning from history means we are doomed to repeat it;
Posted 5 November 2017, 7:45 p.m.
Outlawing guns won't solve the problem. Gun violence is a symptom. That is like trying to treat the flu with a Kleenex.
Posted 5 November 2017, 7:36 p.m.
So , if a guy only kills 2-3 people because all he had was a hammer, is the problem solved?
Posted 5 November 2017, 7:08 p.m.
Out law guns and then what? Outlaw Rental trucks? Knives? Screw drivers? Hammers? The point is that people that are angry are going to kill by whatever means possible. Sure, guns make it easier in some of these cases. The problem is:" What drives these people to do what they do"? That is the Problem!
Posted 5 November 2017, 7:04 p.m.
The NYC incident shows that having no access to guns does not stop a mass killing. He rented a truck and ran people down. Timothy McVeigh used a rental truck full of Ammonium nitrate and diesel to kill 168 people and injure over 600 in Oklahoma City. Full stop.
Posted 5 November 2017, 6:48 p.m.
For people that think Guns are the problem, I say you are wrong. Guns are powerful tools for sure. They can be used in many ways. Some for good and some not. Trucks are tools also. So is ammonium nitrate. So is diesel fuel. So are knives. All of these things have purpose. It is the person that uses them that defines that purpose. What we need to realize is that something is driving people to use these tools for horrible purposes. That is the True Problem. These Mass Killings are the symptom of the problem. The Problem is that people are losing hope. They are losing their dreams and their future. A person without hope for the future has nothing to lose. They can become unstable and quite dangerous. This is the Problem we should be looking at. Why are so many people choosing to take the lives of others and then take their own? The rich had better take heed. You have enough. Others do not. Where are the higher wages and jobs that were promised 30 years ago under Reagan Trickle Down Economics? People are starting to realize that there is no relief coming for them. They do not see things getting better for them and their families. They see things getting worse. That is a very Dangerous thing.
Posted 5 November 2017, 6:22 p.m.
A Family member(nephew) just aced his ACT and missed acing SAT by 50 points. Going to U of Mich.(8th). on a full ride in Aerospace. Some are marching forward, some are not. Isn't that how it has always been?
Posted 16 October 2017, 7:01 p.m.
Posted 16 October 2017, 5:10 p.m.
Wow Bob! Did you have to catch your breath and get a nap after that one?
Posted 16 October 2017, 4:34 p.m.
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