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  •  For arson while someone is sleeping? Maybe. (3+ / 0-)

    For direct murder of a large number of conscious people?  Not so much.  Another analogy failure.

    •  NYC Happy Land Night Club Arson Kills 89 (2+ / 0-)
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      https://en.wikipedia.org/...

      González tried to fight back into the club but was ejected by the bouncer. He was heard to scream drunken threats in the process. González had recently lost his job at a lamp factory, was impoverished, and had virtually no companions.[citation needed] González returned to the establishment with a plastic container of gasoline. He spread the fuel on a staircase, the only access into the club, and then ignited the gasoline.[citation needed]

      There’s always free cheddar in a mousetrap, baby

      by bernardpliers on Mon Jun 17, 2013 at 02:54:48 PM PDT

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    •  47 conscious people? (1+ / 0-)
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      http://www.reuters.com/...

      The policy difference is that gasoline has much better known lawful uses.

      Freedom isn't free. Patriots pay taxes.

      by Dogs are fuzzy on Mon Jun 17, 2013 at 02:57:42 PM PDT

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    •  The "test" was simple (1+ / 0-)
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      1: How many inanimate objects are capable of killing lots and lots of kids, all at once?
      Answer, three if you count the match, container and gas.
      2: How are these objects regulated, typically?
      Answer, Not at all.
      Examples will include dangerous machinery, such as threshing machines, and also weapons of mass destruction. How many of these can you buy at Wal*Mart?
      Answer, I can buy the container and the matches at WalMart and the gas at their stations.

      If you have to do contortions to come up with "Fail" you aren't being honest.

      "Humidity built the snowman. Sunshine brought him down" John Prine

      by high uintas on Mon Jun 17, 2013 at 03:24:41 PM PDT

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      •  Really? (1+ / 0-)
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        a2nite

        Your ideas on gun control include fantasies of burning children alive? Really?

        I'm not going to debate this one at all. You just go have a nice day.

        Early to rise and early to bed Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and dead. --Not Benjamin Franklin

        by Boundegar on Tue Jun 18, 2013 at 03:46:31 AM PDT

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        •  You asked the question (1+ / 0-)
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          andalusi

          now you want it to be my idea. I've been around these parts long enough to know a dishonest debater when I see one.

          "Humidity built the snowman. Sunshine brought him down" John Prine

          by high uintas on Tue Jun 18, 2013 at 08:43:53 AM PDT

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