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The Government That Ate America

pinenee Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 3:04 PM
This citizen, does not have an interest in gun toters, gun rights, or NRA, zero, none. Resent using one second considering an issue, event, or person involving "guns". When that second is violated by the NRA not taking its responsibility, I know what to do. Politicians and the government just love more domain and scope over the lives of citizens. Give the "gun" issue to them. Mr. Murchison if you don't want more government take responsibility for the conservatives "subjective" agenda and items.
What's this? Joe Biden in weekend conversation with Mitch McConnell over how to step back from the fiscal cliff? Isn't Biden the man in charge of solving The Gun Problem? How does he have the time or energy -- not least the ideas -- to launch another rescue mission?

Apparently he had none of these. Not much came, reportedly, of the Biden-McConnell negotiations. One is struck anyway by an infinitely larger question -- how did we as a society, as a nation, get to this point: wrapped in suspense while the government of the United States works out, or...