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Response to redgreenandblue (Reply #52)

Tue Jan 1, 2013, 01:26 PM

56. Of course your

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personal biases are significant, and this is not a discussion -- it is a lecture by you which follows to the letter significant NRA talking points. Contrary to your denials, you are indeed an "unlimited rights" gun supporter, and just like the NRA you are attempting to skew your arguments with meaningless statistics which have absolutely nothing to do with the FACTS: too many guns, in too many hands, resulting in too many deaths and injuries. Those are the "statistics" which matter.

You believe that by presenting yourself as someone who is only interested in the math, you are fooling anyone on DU? We have seen these "statistical" bullshit arguments ad nauseam, and your approach is no different from the NRA approach.

Yelling "NRA, NRA" IS an argument, because they have spent literally billions of dollars spouting the very same "statistics" that you espouse, and buying and bullying politicians to repeal sane gun laws in this country. Your discounting 10,000 gun deaths as being comparatively "insignificant" is an example of a common NRA false equivalency talking point. It's the "price we must pay for freedom" they say. Bullshit. Automobiles kill more people than guns -- another bullshit false equivalency comparison.

Now run along and peddle your statistical pro-gun bullshit elsewhere.

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