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Cultural Deviancy, Not Guns

helioquois Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 12:01 PM
mread...I understand your desire to ensure our young can grow-up and be responsible adults, however, I disagree with your recommendation. Military service must remain voluntary...we should not enable the indentured servitude of one human being, even if our intentions shout: "it is for his own and society's good." That is the thinking of the collectivist left. Secondly, it is not incumbent on the military to impart "responsibility" on young men and women. The purpose is to produce military men and women with the skills, training, attitude and aptitude so that they are successful defending our nation and effective in combat. It is the job of the parents to inculcate responsibility in their children.

There's a story told about a Paris chief of police who was called to a department store to stop a burglary in progress. Upon his arrival, he reconnoitered the situation and ordered his men to surround the entrances of the building next door. When questioned about his actions, he replied that he didn't have enough men to cover the department store's many entrances but he did have enough for the building next door. Let's see whether there are similarities between his strategy and today's gun control strategy.

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