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Angry Gun Control Debate Does Collateral Damage

dashersdad Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 12:33 PM
And, talk about ammo. Even if everybody only had one round of ammo for each gun they have, that's a lot of bullets. I'm pretty sure I have a least 2 for each of my guns. Multiply that by the amount of firearms out there and it must be a lot. Plus, try to find ammo right now. I could be added to a scavenger hunt and pretty much put a stop to the hunt. Ammo is the new unobtanium.

The Great Gun Debate shows American political discourse at its irrational worst; with both left and right promoting panic and hysteria that distracts attention from the nation’s truly menacing problems. Instead of addressing crushing deficits, economic stagnation, political gridlock, and the erosion of middle-class security, politicians and pundits obsess over gun violence—one of the few challenges where the United States has made dramatic progress in recent years.

How can the president and his supporters work themselves into a self-righteous lather over minor regulatory adjustments that have been tried before with no measurable impact on the rate of firearms...