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abakan

(1,805 posts)
Sat Jun 20, 2015, 06:25 PM Jun 2015

Why Congress does nothing about gun control.

I know there is a massive gun lobby and plenty of money is passed around, but I don't think that is all of it.
I am convinced they don't act on gun control because the people getting killed are not people they care about. They are perfectly happy to see attrition by gun. They can't vote if their dead and that suits congress just fine. Voter suppression that can't be undone. There will be no action until it effects them directly and then watch them shove the NRA to the curb.

I know this is cynical but the older I get the uglier the country looks. Nothing, anymore, seems to be divorced from politics and hatred of the masses.
If you disagree please do so without snark, it just gets old.

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Why Congress does nothing about gun control. (Original Post) abakan Jun 2015 OP
When we had majority in senate and majority in house, yeoman6987 Jun 2015 #1
It couldn't pass a D controlled Senate Bob Sacamano Jun 2015 #4
I instinctively agree with you, but I wonder, what about Sandy Hook? enough Jun 2015 #2
I don't think the guy at Sandy Hook had any real reason for what he did. abakan Jun 2015 #3
 

yeoman6987

(14,449 posts)
1. When we had majority in senate and majority in house,
Sat Jun 20, 2015, 06:36 PM
Jun 2015

I wish we did it then. Now I guess it will be when we get majorities again hopefully.

Bob Sacamano

(20 posts)
4. It couldn't pass a D controlled Senate
Sat Jun 20, 2015, 10:58 PM
Jun 2015

In the wake of Sandy Hook.

Gun control is a losing proposition for Democrats. It is literally that simple.

enough

(13,225 posts)
2. I instinctively agree with you, but I wonder, what about Sandy Hook?
Sat Jun 20, 2015, 08:09 PM
Jun 2015

A huge undeniable atrocity involving a large number of white children. Yet it has been buried under some sort of pro-gun mass hypnosis. Any analysis of what's going on has to include this.

It almost seems as if, if you are killed by a gun, you are automatically an acceptable victim. There really is an amazing form of thought-control happening. It's a religion. The religion of the gun. The gun is all knowing. If a gun kills you, it is your fault. The gun knows who should be killed and who should stay alive.

This is the religion we have accepted in the United States of America.

abakan

(1,805 posts)
3. I don't think the guy at Sandy Hook had any real reason for what he did.
Sat Jun 20, 2015, 10:44 PM
Jun 2015

But I don't know for sure . I do know these cowards will kill for nothing more than someone cutting them off on the highway.
Disgusted is becoming a way of life, I'm glad I am coming to the end of my life, don't get me wrong, I am not dying but I am getting old. I feel sorry for the young people.

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