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How Guns Are Like Nukes

Steelpony Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 7:54 AM
The founding fathers knew that guns had two enimies, politicians and rust.Sad to say now there is a third,reporters/writers/blogers. Those who would set themselves up above all others as all knowing experts, but simply come down to opinion. Speculation thrown in for good measure. She did say something to the effect, more nukes, more peace. Ummm, how about more guns less crime. Proof beyond doubt facts opon facts bare witness to this. Yes an armed society is a polite society Politicans are after the gun for the most obvious of reasons, when they fear the gun there is peace when people fear the gov there is no peace semper paratus

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...