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  •  OK, the fourth paragraph serves (4+ / 0-)
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    hagagaga, theatre goon, oldpunk, KVoimakas

    no purpose whatsoever (and you say so) other than to set up the later false premises (The CDC, IGE, and NEJM studies), that is spin.

    For example, no valid comparison can be made between the U.S. and the other 36 nations in the IGE example as none of them are anything like the U.S., governmentally, socially, or most especially as an amalgamation of such a diverse population.

    Your conclusion that handguns are

    "Far and away ... the preferred tool of those who commit murder, precisely because firearms are designed expressedly for the purpose of killing people"
    clearly falls into the no-shit category and has no relevance other than adding a link to the FBI and bolstering a facade of credibility.

    And that's as much time as I will devote to this unless you genuinely want a discussion, as opposed to another feces flinging "guns are bad", "guns are good" waste of bandwidth.

    And WTF does "big up" even mean?

    "Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." - Voltaire

    by Greyhound on Mon Mar 26, 2012 at 11:19:17 PM PDT

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