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How Guns Are Like Nukes

OBAMA-DRAMA Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 8:53 PM
GUNS EVERYWHERE - CRIME EVERYWHERE ... AND HOW AMERICA GOT TO THIS STATE Think minorities... what populates this nation's inner cities (42million) combined with what walked across the border since 1965 (then numbering 3 million and today 58 million). It is these two group's gross enlargement in number since 1965 (they today collectively tally some 105 million) that is the dominant reason for crime... and defensive weapons thus be required.
Gene158 Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 11:50 PM
Its been stated, by only a handful of folks willing to have a serious discussion about this, that if the rate of black on black crime were taken out of the equation, the US would have one of the lowest violent crime rates in the world.

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...