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Good Sense and Gun Control

IvanKaramazov Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 8:50 AM
I'm risking getting totally slammed here, but you know, the Jews in nazi Germany did voluntarily get on the trains...Nobody ever fought back despite the greater odds - thousands of people vs. a few nazis with guns...sometimes I think some are able to commit heinous crimes of mass murder (i.e. Colorado, Jim Jones, Newtown, etc.) because we ALLOW them to by our own fear and stupidity...

In the early 1980s, transit officials in Washington couldn't figure out why traffic on the Beltway would grind to a near halt every day around the exact same time. The usual explanations didn't fit.

Then it was discovered that a single driver was to blame. Every day on his drive to work, this commuter would plant himself in the left lane and set his cruise control to 55 mph, the posted speed limit, forcing those behind him to merge right, and you can imagine the effects.

To his credit, this driver came forward in a letter to the editor of the...