In response to:

Gridlock and Gun Control

Charlotte239 Wrote: Aug 06, 2012 10:04 AM
I would think that murdered millions of Russians, Chinese, Turks, and the populations decimated by Pol Pot in Thailand would tell us to hang onto our guns with every fiber of our being.
Luscious Lars Wrote: Aug 06, 2012 10:44 AM
Not to nitpick, but wasn't Pol Pot the leader of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia where he was responsible for "The Killing Fields" where over 2 million people were brutally executed?
Birdman III Wrote: Aug 06, 2012 12:24 PM
You are correct with your nitpick.
When speaking with swing voters (yes, there really are some truly moderate people left), I often encounter a fierce animus against the gridlock in Washington. They typically blame both political parties for the inability of our leaders to resolve the issues of the day. I reply by informing them that we have entered a period of little compromise. Among the reasons for this environment is Wayne LaPierre and the NRA, and what they’ve caused is not necessarily a bad thing.

To put this in context, I don’t own a gun and I’m not a member of the NRA (although...