Re: OT: Politics [Was:Social Contract]
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On Thursday 04 May 2006 17:55, Rich Johnson was heard to say:
> So move to VT and live closer to your dream. You can even join the
> ranks of those railing against the flatlanders as you're out
> looking for dinner. But beware, you'll always be a "come here",
> never a "been here".
What? That makes no sense what so ever, unless you are trapped into
the "survivalist" cave-dweller image fed to you by Hollywood in the
> On May 3, 2006, at 6:09 PM, Curt Howland wrote:
> > I know it's easy to equate availability with misuse, but if you
> > would bother to read the statistical analysis that have been
> > posted to this thread over and over, you would understand your
> > error.
> I've never confused the two.
It has been stated explicitly that the greater the legal availability
of firearms, the greater the resultant deaths by firearms. This has
been said regardless of the facts, statistics and sources repeatedly
cited. It is religion, immune to the inconvenience of reason or
And as has been said many times and in many ways, religion is a lousy
basis for legislation.
September 11th, 2001
The proudest day for gun control and central
planning advocates in American history
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