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edisdead

(2,454 posts)
Thu Oct 26, 2023, 08:09 PM Oct 2023

Gun Control rant

There will never be any meaningful gun control in thos country until the elite on this country fear the masses with guns in their hands. Let me head off the idea that I am suggesting or calling for violence. I am not. But truth be told I cannot see how we get any meaningful change until they are scared shitless of the masses and gun control will come quickly and it will be thorough and it will be ugly. Until that time they are happy to keep dumbing down our population. After all, there are only so many boogeymen to get the masses to fear, turn on, and hate.

And until we break that cycle of hating each other instead of hating those that keep is in this cycle it will be the same thing. There has to be an enlightenment that we are being controlled before we can wake up. But it’s the republicans! No it’s the democrats! (really it is the republicans) that are keeping us down!!!!

Over and over and over with ever more sophisticated technology to keep is from waking up.

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chowder66

(9,424 posts)
1. I don't think even that would make them budge.
Thu Oct 26, 2023, 08:19 PM
Oct 2023

The only thing that is going to fix this problem is if more people decide to vote out the rot in the Republican party and demand true systemic change.

But I get where you are coming from. Maybe cynically, I have no hope for people addicted to privilege, power and money.

edisdead

(2,454 posts)
2. Yeah it is quite disheartening.
Thu Oct 26, 2023, 08:25 PM
Oct 2023

And of course I believe you are probably and sadly quite right in that not even moving the needle.

Attilatheblond

(2,909 posts)
5. I'm old enough to remember how fast some gun control passed when Black Panthers patrolled their 'hoods armed
Thu Oct 26, 2023, 08:50 PM
Oct 2023

You are correct. When TPTB feel the threat, shit gets addressed.

groundloop

(11,710 posts)
4. I've been saying a GQPer needs to lose several family members in a mass shooting......
Thu Oct 26, 2023, 08:47 PM
Oct 2023

But I suppose in a way that this aligns with your theory.

In any case the arms industry and NRA will prevent gun control until Democrats have absolute control of the US government.

LonePirate

(13,676 posts)
6. Until these shootings occur at country clubs and corporate boardrooms, no laws will be changed.
Thu Oct 26, 2023, 09:03 PM
Oct 2023

I'm not sure those locations would generate a change.

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