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GeneRalno2 (Anonymous) says...

If 21 is good, 40 must be better. If a law is necessary, make it a good one. Point is, this isn't the business of government. It's the business of business. And if tar harms someone, it becomes the business of the judiciary. C'mon, we don't need laws for everything. We already have a law that dictates the amount of sugar required to call a sugar cookie a sugar cookie. Good grief.

GeneRalno2 (Anonymous) says...

Leftists see what conservatives see. We all know how incompetent the government is in controlling illegal immigration. We all know the incompetence of government in preventing illegal drugs from flooding into the U.S. We now know colossal mistakes are being made by the government in operating the NICS background checking system. We know what a train wreck we face with government medical care, national debt, entitlement abuse, Social Security, Environmental Protection and on and on. Who on God’s green earth really, deep down, believes we're stupid enough to entrust the safety and security of our families to the incompetent bureaucrats who would administer new gun control laws?

When thinking about the latest mass shooting, remember this. Governments that carry out mass murders fear armed citizens and it’s precisely why disarmament of the governed always precedes the killings. Taken together, all the mass shooting deaths by nuts, felons, terrorists and illegal aliens throughout history for the entire planet is infinitesimal compared to the total of mass killings of civilian citizens by governments. It’s the reason for our 2nd Amendment and throughout history, it has been a very bad idea to allow any government to disarm its people.

This latest atrocity should serve as a wakeup call for all the states as well as Texas. Governments will do whatever it takes to confiscate privately owned firearms. Leftists were beaten badly during Obama’s reign. So they’re starting over with little things like magazine size, bump-stocks, ammunition taxes, license fees, sound suppressors, bullet shapes and on and on. Eventually, they’ll get around to universal registration again. Clearly, they need universal registration because it fundamentally transforms all owners of firearms into dependents. Once they know who the owners are, they’ll proceed to choose which of them are allowed to be licensed. It’s the grandest of all entitlements. They need the hundred million owners to be dependent on the government in order to convince them to vote for more leftists.

Conservatives have declared they’ve talked enough already. Leftists have hammered this issue for so long and so hard, it's totally worn out. We already have 20,000 laws and they're the best our legislators can write. They haven't delivered disarmament as leftists want. The agenda is clear and there's nothing left to talk about. If they want to "force" states to launch colossal projects to input all their felons to the NICS database, conservatives will support it heartily. If they want to punish everyone who falsifies the required batfe (atf) Form 4473, fine. If they want to fully punish criminals who violate firearms laws in conjunction with their other crimes, fine. But the usual stuff we've already been over a hundred times? Not a chance. No more talk.

On Letter to the editor: Too soon to talk?

Posted 12 November 2017, 12:51 p.m. Suggest removal

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