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Gridlock and Gun Control

wayne566 Wrote: Aug 06, 2012 11:17 AM
AR-15, or AK-47? I've herd both. Also, he was not offering a solution to a gun violence problem. He was offering an observation to explain a political problem.
When speaking with swing voters (yes, there really are some truly moderate people left), I often encounter a fierce animus against the gridlock in Washington. They typically blame both political parties for the inability of our leaders to resolve the issues of the day. I reply by informing them that we have entered a period of little compromise. Among the reasons for this environment is Wayne LaPierre and the NRA, and what they’ve caused is not necessarily a bad thing.

To put this in context, I don’t own a gun and I’m not a member of the NRA (although...