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Response to Warren Stupidity (Reply #59)

Tue Aug 7, 2012, 09:48 PM

156. It really doesn't work that way, in any area of regulation (set guns

aside for the moment): when is it ever appropriate to start from the assumption that a particular 'common sense' policy is a good idea, and then start tinkering with how to implement it?

Rather, it's incumbent on the proponents of the policy to demonstrate that it is (or is likely to be) a good idea, and that requires specific descriptions and analysis of the proposal and its implementation. In other words, you can't refuse to make a proposal, and then complain that everyone rejects your proposal (well you can, but it doesn't make a lot of sense).

You're attempting to short-circuit the process, by simply declaring as a given that a particular idea is right and proper, without developing a real justification...

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