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gateley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-21-10 05:56 PM
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  -Why Does the Gun Lobby have so much control over Congress? Parche  Aug-21-10 05:48 PM   #0 
  - NWA=national wifle association.  lob1   Aug-21-10 05:51 PM   #1 
  - That's not quite what I thought  slackmaster   Aug-22-10 09:42 AM   #43 
     - Either the airline was behind the times -- or way ahead of them. nt  SteveM   Aug-23-10 03:43 PM   #62 
  - $$$$$$ nt  gateley   Aug-21-10 05:56 PM   #2 
  - The MIC  ixion   Aug-21-10 05:56 PM   #3 
  - In what sense?  Recursion   Aug-21-10 05:57 PM   #4 
  - It's the NRA. Not sure what Northwest Airlines has to do  quinnox   Aug-21-10 05:59 PM   #5 
  - "Not sure what Northwest Airlines has to do with it?"  jazzhound   Aug-22-10 11:14 AM   #46 
  - Not enough. The government does not fear the population nearly as much as is required for balance  TheKentuckian   Aug-21-10 05:59 PM   #6 
  - Perhaps Congress agree withs 73% of the American  Riftaxe   Aug-21-10 06:02 PM   #7 
  - Or inversely, they disagree with the shrinking number who want more control..  X_Digger   Aug-21-10 06:05 PM   #8 
  - IBTMTG  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Aug-21-10 06:06 PM   #9 
  - In before the move to gungeon  michreject   Aug-21-10 06:44 PM   #12 
  - Because, the American public utterly despises gun control ..  virginia mountainman   Aug-21-10 06:30 PM   #10 
  - America's despicable gun culture, "Disaster Crapitalism" and Astroturfing at it's finest  divideandconquer   Aug-21-10 07:10 PM   #17 
  - Speak for yourself...  virginia mountainman   Aug-21-10 07:26 PM   #22 
  - Your data is 10 years old ...  spin   Aug-21-10 07:52 PM   #28 
  - We have the more MURDERS per capita, "gun enthusiasts" can't disprove that  divideandconquer   Aug-21-10 11:21 PM   #32 
     - As long as we're on the subject of "changing the subject"  jazzhound   Aug-22-10 12:24 AM   #33 
     - Still waiting for a response.  jazzhound   Aug-22-10 11:13 AM   #45 
     - More guns=more murder  divideandconquer   Aug-22-10 04:02 PM   #52 
        - Except that isn't true..  X_Digger   Aug-22-10 05:12 PM   #55 
        - Your thesis has been debunked over and over again on  jazzhound   Aug-22-10 05:13 PM   #56 
        - You also ignore one other critical fact.  TheWraith   Aug-22-10 11:16 PM   #57 
        - Wrong. "More guns [does not] = more murder." Fixed, now. nt  SteveM   Aug-23-10 03:51 PM   #64 
        - An assertion unsupported by evidence  Euromutt   Aug-23-10 07:57 PM   #74 
     - Murders are just one form of violent crime ...  spin   Aug-22-10 12:52 AM   #37 
     - Most interestingly, the homocide rates rise and spike seemingly congruently to...  PavePusher   Aug-22-10 02:58 AM   #39 
        - Many factors influence the violent crime rate ...  spin   Aug-22-10 12:02 PM   #48 
     - self-delete  jazzhound   Aug-22-10 11:11 AM   #44 
     - Some of our cities do have a very high murder rate  DissedByBush   Aug-22-10 02:18 PM   #51 
     - New Orleans is the worst, St Louis second worst  divideandconquer   Aug-22-10 04:09 PM   #54 
     - And our murder rate has declined, a fact you should be applauding instead of eliding.  friendly_iconoclast   Aug-22-10 04:06 PM   #53 
     - Don Kates spends some time exploring this point:  jazzhound   Aug-24-10 03:25 AM   #75 
     - What is a "gun enthusiast?"  cleanhippie   Aug-23-10 10:15 AM   #59 
        - Gun "Enthusiast" = Back handed smackdown of RKBA supporters but it's accepted by the mods  shadowrider   Aug-23-10 04:08 PM   #68 
  - Bingo.  katandmoon   Aug-21-10 08:23 PM   #31 
  - Define "civilized world"  Euromutt   Aug-22-10 12:45 AM   #36 
  - Piss and moan all you like.  proteus_lives   Aug-22-10 12:10 PM   #49 
  - Gun-controllers made the modern NRA...  SteveM   Aug-23-10 03:47 PM   #63 
  - And this, IMO, is what makes you a truly loyal Democrat:  jazzhound   Aug-22-10 12:37 AM   #34 
  - $$$$$$$. nt  valerief   Aug-21-10 06:34 PM   #11 
  - You mean $$$$ from the majority of Americans...  Imajika   Aug-21-10 07:02 PM   #15 
  - Really, has the DNC dropped the plank on gun control? Till then they are screwing themselves. n/t  oneshooter   Aug-21-10 07:11 PM   #18 
     - They may pay it lip service...  Imajika   Aug-21-10 07:20 PM   #20 
        - As long as it stays in the party platform it will be an issue. It needs to be removed.  Bold Lib   Aug-21-10 07:26 PM   #23 
        - Could not agree more fervently. n/t  jazzhound   Aug-21-10 07:38 PM   #25 
        - Sorry, the DNC is still passing gas at a garden party...  SteveM   Aug-23-10 04:04 PM   #66 
           - Steve, your question becomes all the more serious  jazzhound   Aug-23-10 05:55 PM   #70 
              - There is a "story" behind the DNC's clinging to this issue...  SteveM   Aug-23-10 06:29 PM   #71 
  - Yep you said it... $$$$  virginia mountainman   Aug-21-10 07:39 PM   #26 
  - Popular causes, political personalities, organizations get more $$$$$$. nt  SteveM   Aug-23-10 03:59 PM   #65 
  - Because most people agree with the gun lobby?  Imajika   Aug-21-10 06:54 PM   #13 
  - nvm, lob1 beat me to it. n/t  X_Digger   Aug-21-10 06:59 PM   #14 
  - Money + fear = good campaign horseshit  xchrom   Aug-21-10 07:02 PM   #16 
  - So lets hear your version. n/t  oneshooter   Aug-21-10 07:12 PM   #19 
  - In light of postings upstream, do you care to explain your position? nt  SteveM   Aug-23-10 04:06 PM   #67 
  - Because they represent a large group of the voting public.  Bold Lib   Aug-21-10 07:24 PM   #21 
  - First of all, the phrase "the gun lobby" needs to be  jazzhound   Aug-21-10 07:37 PM   #24 
  - Because guns are icky?  Callisto32   Aug-23-10 08:17 AM   #58 
  - Unrec for  pipoman   Aug-21-10 07:51 PM   #27 
  - Because they're armed & dangerous? (eeeeek, sorry... can't resist the cheap ones) n/t  TygrBright   Aug-21-10 08:05 PM   #29 
  - Because we're armed  cowman   Aug-21-10 08:14 PM   #30 
  - Cheap for a reason. Better get a refund. nt  SteveM   Aug-23-10 04:09 PM   #69 
  - Because nobody is making gun-free people's lives harder to be gun-free  krispos42   Aug-22-10 12:40 AM   #35 
  - +1  jazzhound   Aug-22-10 03:07 AM   #40 
  - Because the NRA is skilled at mobilizing large numbers of single-issue voters  Euromutt   Aug-22-10 01:06 AM   #38 
  - Because we vote. N/T  GreenStormCloud   Aug-22-10 09:02 AM   #41 
  - This is one of the few issues  cowman   Aug-22-10 09:27 AM   #42 
  - Or, why does the Bill of Rights have so much control over Congress?  aikoaiko   Aug-22-10 12:00 PM   #47 
  - Awesome for the win!  PavePusher   Aug-22-10 12:14 PM   #50 
  - Is that a loaded question?  Remmah2   Aug-23-10 10:20 AM   #60 
  - Uh, maybe because 3/4 of Americans think 2A is an individual right?...  SteveM   Aug-23-10 03:42 PM   #61 
  - Because of the brady bunch...  beevul   Aug-23-10 07:12 PM   #72 
  - Why have you not responded to any of the folks that answered your question?  Bold Lib   Aug-23-10 07:20 PM   #73 
 

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