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Sun Jan 13, 2013, 03:00 PM

Guns not a priority

We have much bigger issues on which we can make much more progress. I think both sides of politicians like the gun issue because it is a distraction and a way to raise funds from the faithful. When the debate is over, we'll have a few minor tweaks that accomplish very little. In the mean time, there will be too little focus on our real problems, like or broken tax system, or lack of spending control, unrestrained drone strikes, etc.

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Response to FreeJoe (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 03:05 PM

1. What lack of spending control?

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Response to FreeJoe (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 03:07 PM

2. Walk, chew gum.

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Response to FreeJoe (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 03:10 PM

3. Wanting to have my 1st amendment right of peaceful assembly, I beg to disagree

 

and I want more spending
more spending on roads and bridges
more spending on schools
more spending on building new mass transit
more spending on finding cures for cancer and heart disease and alzheimer's
more spending on everything and anything
more spending on climate control
I for one would gladly stand for more taxes

and I am sure you would agree, more hoping Mike Bloomberg spends a lot of money supporting only anti-gun, anti-NRA candidates, so that in 5 or 6 years, we have the entire supreme court (or at least 8 to 1) and the house and the senate

and we have ZERO guns in the street except federal/state/local law enforcement, and even those have to leave their guns in the office, when their shifts protecting the public is over.

So I humbly disagree with everything.

BTW, the NRA is already dead. Their side has a finite # and finite money.

We, on the other hand, have only just begun.

The NRA didn't even know what hit them, but like the Knight who said Ni, they are gone.

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Response to FreeJoe (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 03:10 PM

4. We can chew gum and dance at the same time

We are able to work on all those things together. We have committees and they have aids and they have research.

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Response to FreeJoe (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 03:11 PM

5. Priority, yes.

This time it's not going away quietly.

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Response to FreeJoe (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 04:09 PM

6. So dead children and bloody slaughter aren't worth our time?

But taxes are a killer?

Screw taxes.

Public safety must take priority, even if it is difficult.

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Response to FreeJoe (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 04:11 PM

7. tell that to 26 families in Connecticut

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Response to FreeJoe (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 04:13 PM

8. Chew gum, walk...we can do more than one thing

This *is* an epidemic.

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