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Texas lunatic had escaped from an actual loonies bin in 2012

Discussion in 'U.S. Politics' started by dogtowner, Nov 7, 2017.

  1. dogtowner

    dogtowner Moderator Staff Member

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  2. The Scotsman

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    Seems to be an awful lot of useless finger pointing going on.
     
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    dogtowner Moderator Staff Member

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    People want gun control but it's useless if the laws are not enforced. This kinda mattets.
     
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    why?
     
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    Because if the law is enforced people aren't as likely to be killed.
     
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    The Scotsman Well-Known Member

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    ....m'kay....your spoofing me huh?
     
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    If you legislate required actions but those actions don't get taken then there was no point in legislating them.
    So if you say nooone gets to have firearms at all period, that won't come to pass either.
     
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    Why would I do that? The reason why gangs have guns is the lack of enforcement. And look at the daily killings because of it.
     
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    Then perhaps legislate that all guns should be painted pink with fluffy white unicorns on them... now that would be macho huh!!
     
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    But if No one follows the law because it's not enforced, nothing changes
     
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    Somebody screwed up royally for a nut from the nut house to have been able to purchase a weapon like the one used in the church shooting.

    Who that someone, or more likely someones might be is unknown at this time.

    And there is no way to undo what was done, but maybe, just maybe, we could see to it that such a thing doesn't happen again, but more likely we'll send "thoughts and prayers" and do nothing more, and it will happen again.
     
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    which takes us right back to the fact that your enshrined gun psychosis neccesitates a national gallic shrug about all those that died.
    Big deal the guy got a gun and blasted those poor folk six ways from sunday...errmm ...navel gazing time.
     
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    Yeah because that's important right?
     
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    What's important is seeing to it that, next time some nutter goes to buy a gun, his past is known and he gets told to pound sand.
     
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    Yup it will and the same banal questions and comments will be trotted from the massacre response book of crap phraseology
     
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