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  •  Apply your arguments to cars, not exactly (0+ / 0-)

    parallel, but some similarities. The Constitution guaranties free use of highways.

    More people die in traffic than with firearms, many are innocent. Use of fossil fuels can destroy us all. Methods to move folks around more efficiently, economically and responsibly  exist. The manufacturing of a new vehicle or two for each driver every few years probably puts more carbon in the air than those cars will burn in their useful lifetime.

    But, as you point out, it's perception and strongly held beliefs.

    "They will take my pickup when the pry it out from under my cold dead ass."

    (Much snark in the line above, but not entirely.)

    Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it. Sam Clemens

    by Wood Gas on Thu Feb 06, 2014 at 07:43:44 AM PST

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