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Good Sense and Gun Control

45caliber Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 4:30 PM
"...it would indisputably hold the freedom, health and happiness of the many hostage to the potentially bad actions of the few." Unfortunately, that is the description of the liberals. Again and again, they move to satisfy the few at the expense of the many. In some cases it doesn't matter. In others, many of the many agree to it. But in all cases, there is another restriction on the many to allow the few to by happy. For instance, many people enjoy the wind chimes you can buy almost anywhere. But a few do not. Yet it is possible for those few to force the many to remove those chimes as "noise problems." So why should we be surprised that they would consider banning guns from the many because of a few who don't like them?

In the early 1980s, transit officials in Washington couldn't figure out why traffic on the Beltway would grind to a near halt every day around the exact same time. The usual explanations didn't fit.

Then it was discovered that a single driver was to blame. Every day on his drive to work, this commuter would plant himself in the left lane and set his cruise control to 55 mph, the posted speed limit, forcing those behind him to merge right, and you can imagine the effects.

To his credit, this driver came forward in a letter to the editor of the...