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Good Sense and Gun Control

tporter Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 7:35 PM
It must be time to ban all cars and trucks. More people were killed with cars and trucks than firearms. It doesn't matter that the cars alone couldn't hurt people, but it is the people using the cars that make them dangerous. If we didn't have any cars then kids couldn't be hurt by them and we wouldn't have to worry about people who shouldn't be using them getting them. I know there are a lot of cars already on the streets, but "If it would save one life, it would be worth it."

In the early 1980s, transit officials in Washington couldn't figure out why traffic on the Beltway would grind to a near halt every day around the exact same time. The usual explanations didn't fit.

Then it was discovered that a single driver was to blame. Every day on his drive to work, this commuter would plant himself in the left lane and set his cruise control to 55 mph, the posted speed limit, forcing those behind him to merge right, and you can imagine the effects.

To his credit, this driver came forward in a letter to the editor of the...