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  •  I usually agree with Krystal Ball but I'm a bit (3+ / 0-)
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    annieli, Jeff Y, blukat

    miffed at her and some other people I've heard on MSNBC.

     Some people are saying on talk shows things like we have to stop calling it gun control. We have to use the term gun safety, or sensible gun safety measures etc...
       So as not to offend the rural gun community. Because we need to treat them respect and assure them that we aren't taking their guns away.
       We have to play semantic musical chairs, to do what?
       Get people on our side who look at the terror guns bring to American life and say, more of that please?
       We have to mollycoddle to adults and take them out for an ice cream cone to get sane gun bills past?
       If you are living in the U.S. and aware of what's going on with respect to guns and violence in this country especially on the assault riffle issue, yet do not understand things have got to change, you have no business owning a gun. Because you don't understand about cause and effect.  
        Do you really want me to talk down to you before you'll put down your toys and listen to reason? Should I speak, or type slower so you'll understand? Do you really want me to act out every stereotype I have of you and people you identify with to your face before you'll be reasonable?

    How-do-you-do-Mrs.Wiley.
    Do you know what a question mark is?
    It's not a bad thing.
        The only mollycoddling I agree with is to say this change is going to happen, you can choose to engage constructively or live with news laws that will happen without your input.
        The time for sharing cigars and brandy after debating in quiet rooms has long past. I don't really need your permission, and you could care less about my respect.  

        Another thing someone else did bring up is just look at the election. Obama won reelection with no help from the south or the mid-west. We have a strong coalition that got Obama elected and we can get it to do much more.
       We can not wait for lawmakers on this. We have to get out on top of this like we mean it.

    "Too much. There's too much fucking perspective now." David St. Hubbins

    by nellgwen on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 09:11:38 PM PST

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