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    Despite Carney's gutless asininity...
    Gutless asininity indeed.

    Carney is seemingly as beholden to the NRA  interests as the most corrupt member of congress who funnels NRA money into their campaigns as fast as humanly possible.

    The time to start this discussion is now.  Fuck the folks who say that it's "politicization" to talk about this from every angle, strict control, licensing, background checks, mental health evaluations...everything.  

    There are 20 little kids whose devastated families will not be having a happy holiday season this year because our politicians are too beholden to the interests of the NRA and their bullshit 2nd Amendment arguments.  I suspect if you could travel back in time and tell the "Founding Fathers" that someone would take a 2nd Amendment-sanctioned weapon into a school and kill 20 children in a matter of minutes, they'd delete that shit so fast it would make your head spin...or at least rewrite it to make sure that gun ownership and well-regulated milita were more closely tied together.  

    We need to make it socially-unacceptable for CongressCritters to be seen with NRA lobbyists, to speak at NRA events or to belong to the NRA.  Their corrupting influence on our culture has gone on long enough, it's time for it to end.  And that applies to all the other organizations like the NRA, like the right-wing "Gun Owners of America".

    So, no Jay Carney, it's not too soon to start this discussion.  For 20 little kids, it's too late.  For America as a country it's almost too late.  

    A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism. -Carl Sagan

    by jo fish on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 01:46:57 PM PST

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