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2012: When Dreams Died

Rich D. Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 12:37 AM
Oh, puleeez don't call an AR-15 an assault weapon! It is illegal to hunt deer with this .223 in many states.
OBAMA-DRAMA Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 3:13 AM
It is an assault weapon in the strictest sense but then so too is a Colt 45 semiautomatic and ice pick.

Banning any of these will not prevent certifiable kooks from using other means to kill... such as a pipe bomb tossed under a school bus or through a classroom window. What are you going to do them... armor-up school buses or install ballistic glass in all schools. Kooks are a determined breed. They will circumnavigate any attempt to thwart them.

The answer.... Find The Kooks first !!
Marie150 Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 7:03 AM
Exactly. It is not the weapon. And is a massacre worse than one child being murdered by a kook? The kook is a kook. That is the problem.
rpm Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 8:58 AM
Banning "Assault weapons", however defined, will result in a more active black market in them. If the smugglers can supply RPG's and SAM missiles, they can surely get the gangs an AK-47.

Result will be law abiding people won't have AK-47's the bad guys will.

The year 2012 saw the triumph of cold reality over pie-in-the-sky dreams.

Barack Obama in 2008 won an election on an upbeat message of change in the hope that the first black president would mark a redemptive moment in American history. Four years later, the fantasies are gone. In continuing dismal economic times, Obama ran for re-election neither on his first-term achievements -- Obamacare, bailouts, financial stimuli and Keynesian mega-deficits -- nor on more utopian promises.

Instead, Obama's campaign systematically reduced his rival, Wall Street financier Mitt Romney, to a conniving, felonious financial pirate who did dastardly things, from letting the...