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  •  Hannity on the radio today, workin' the crazy (2+ / 0-)
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    shaharazade, eglantine

    He had some insane woman guest on, both of them really obsessing that we don't have enough guns, that the answer is concealed carry so everyone is packing everywhere all the time.

    They played a tape of Diane Feinstein explaining why she got a gun for concealed carry and trained to use it - she was targeted by a terrorist group that tried to bomb her house once and later shot out windows in her house. This was back in the 1970s; she's since backed a number of gun control proposals. The right wingers are all over this as "gun grabber" hypocrisy - they just want the same rights as Feinstein. They're all talking it up, not just Hannity.

    And they do have a point - armed terrorists are out there right this minute waiting to target each and every one of us. Right? Right?

    His guest was ridiculing the idea of limiting magazine size - because sometimes 6 or 7 shots isn't enough. She talked up the story of a woman in Georgia who went upstairs to hide with her kids when an intruder broke into the house. She only shot him when he found them - and put 5 out of 6 rounds into him.

    Hannity's guest was outraged that the burglar managed to get out of the house and drive away. (He's now in the hospital in critical condition.)

    I think a point is being missed. Guns are no longer enough - it's time to go to hand grenades.

    "No special skill, no standard attitude, no technology, and no organization - no matter how valuable - can safely replace thought itself."

    by xaxnar on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 04:15:51 PM PST

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