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The Need for Semi-Automatic "Assault" Weapons

Doubtful Avenger Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 10:38 AM
No, actually, it is not. Racist means that you have both the prejudice associated with a person of a different race, and the power to do something to that person. Obama is the chief racist in the world, for example, using ultimate power to steal, by force, from the productive to give to his cronies and those of his chosen race. Georgetwin, not so much. I live in New Orleans. We never say the race of the guy who did the drive by last night - but everyone knows. The KKK was barely a threat at all to blacks, in comparision to city gangs.

By now, we’ve heard the argument about semi-automatic "assault" rifles: nobody needs one. We’ve heard the only reason why someone would obtain this kind of weapon is so they can kill people, which is far from the truth. We’ve also heard the argument from both the Left and the Right that a pistol is how someone protects their home.

"I really don’t know why people need assault weapons. I’m not a hunter but I understand people who want to hunt," Republican Rep. Peter King said on Morning Joe earlier this week. "I understand people who live in rough neighborhoods...