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How Guns Are Like Nukes

justme16 Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 2:15 PM
Lets see, mandatory participation in ObamCare where our lives, BMI and "whether we have guns in our homes is reported by so-called health care providers. Overseen by the IRS..subject to the full weight and power of the IRS to include seizing bank accounts and property at will as well as now having the ability based solely on a false accusation of pulling ones passport (electroinic Iron Curtain)...Then there is DHS, Drones and surveillance and Obama himself saying he can target American citizens simply based upon the stated belief that they might be terrorists. Indoctrination through education, thought police, and food police. Black boxes in cars after 2014...and roaming TSA spot checks. Lets all play what's wrong with this picture.

I stand out among my conservative friends in disliking guns. I favor reasonable restrictions on the Second Amendment, such as bans on fully automatic weapons, background checks for purchases and forbidding the sale of guns to those with histories of mental illness or criminality.

Yet I cannot agree with liberals that more gun control will lead to fewer gun crimes.

President Obama's choice for defense secretary, Chuck Hagel, actually illuminated one of the weaknesses of the gun control case. Hagel had been closely associated with Global Zero (though he's since repudiated it), a movement dedicated to "the elimination of all nuclear...