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Tilting the Newtown 'Conversation'

Magna Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 8:29 AM
The NRA will have several new members this Saturday as we sign up at the Knife and Gun show here in our town where responsible Gun enthusiasts meet from all walks of life who share a common interest in firearms -our citizenry here for the most part is well well versed in the proper use and handling of all types of firearms and that is is one of the primary reasons the crime in our town has dropped considerably since the state began allowing conceal and carry -the crooks do not know is armed and it is well balanced by gender -my wife shoots better than me -I am proud to say -it is a great sport -and Liberals have no clue-would not know a gun from a stick of wood ! Biased views.
Magna Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 1:42 PM
You look as though you are from the greatest state of Texas -where all are free to do as we please and we think alike -not brainwashed like sadly many from the Northern states -not all-just many -not all can be fortunate enough to live in Texas -sorry.
Carry without being hassled -I have taken gun safety classes for proper handling of fire arms -most Liberals think people just go to a gun show a grab one and buy it and go shooting things -they watch too much 60 Minutes and 20/ 20 and Liberal Media Shows .
talltexanoilfieldtrash Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 10:32 AM
Your view gets my vote! I have always believed in the "Speak softly but carry a big stick" philosophy.
It's too hard to try and make sense of a senseless event. Adam Lanza's merciless slaughter in Connecticut has forced everyone with a microphone to insist we have a "national conversation" about why this happens.

But this urgent need to talk is not an excuse for a reckless discussion. Sadly, that is where we're headed, with pundits hysterical, naive or both.

Predictably most in the media went straight to the Left's Alpha and Omega: blaming excessive "access" to guns. It was also an excuse to open fire on the National Rifle Association. For example, author Joyce Carol Oates...