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Good Sense and Gun Control

Zircon Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 4:17 PM
So far as mental illness goes and trying to pick out who is dangerous with a gun, and who is not, perhaps this little study will narrow the search: It shows a direct causal link between psychotropic drugs and mass murders.

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...