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Ending Gun Violence Requires Commitment, Not All of it Voluntary

Auspex Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 10:26 AM
And you have a self-biased sense of privilege that allows you to behave exactly like the righties you are bashing. What is scary is that you and your ilk can't see the contradiction, much less the hypocrisy. Instead you call it self esteem. Well there is a marked difference between confidence and conceit.

The good news is: Obama and the Senate Democrats have no intention of passing more idiotic gun legislation in response to the Newtown massacre. The bad news is that they also have no intention of passing any legislation about the mentally ill, which would actually do something to reduce these mass shootings.

Instead, the Democrats will jawbone about "assault weapons" and other meaningless gun laws for the sole purpose of scaring soccer moms into hating the National Rifle Association. Expect to hear a lot about Republicans preferring "the gun lobby" to "children." (Which is evidently not at all like...