"Chicago, perhaps with the strictest gun laws in America, has one of the worst rates of gun crime. The facts are on my side."
Except that facts have already proven you wrong. See Australia's extraordinarily effective gun ban.
Also, unarmed citizens are much more likely to end a mass shooting than an armed citizen (13.1% to 3.1% see https://www.fbi.gov/about-us/office-of-par… page 11)--although they mostly end because the shooter stops on his own or kills himself.
The reality is that you are not John Wayne, and the presence of guns elevates the level of violence without fail. You are more likely to suck on your own pistol or turn it against a family member in a fit of violence than you are to shoot an intruder.
Stop fantasizing about being the hero and get fucking real.
You are only a free man because of guns. Your freedom was fought for. The quicker the liberal democrats give away their freedom for false assurances from a failing government, the quicker that blood will have to be shed again.
Oftentimes radical Islamists are blowing up cafes and buses with explosives. Take the Boston bombers for example. Liberals couldn't blame that one on guns. Why didn't democrats go after people's pressure cookers, nails, batteries and ball bearings? Terrorists always find a way, even if it means hijacking a commercial airline jet.
The 2nd Amendment is the only reason we have life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Our independence was won with guns and cannons and bayonets. Slavery was ended when hundreds of thousands of Republicans shot and killed racist loyalists to the Democrat party in the bloodiest war in American history. Guns protect minorities just as much as anyone else! Harriet Tubman traveled the underground railroad with a pistol!
And finally, there's plenty of real life examples of countries in which gun control hasn't worked, including France and Belgium. The homicide rate in England has increased long after their ban on handguns. I can link you to the reports. Chicago, perhaps with the strictest gun laws in America, has one of the worst rates of gun crime. The facts are on my side. Frantic liberal progressive emotions and feelings are the cause of your knee jerk reactions, not facts. Stop being illogical. Blaming guns is so boring, a lazy scapegoat, and I'm surprised liberal democrats are still going on with this tripe. But it's not being pushed by followers of Democrats so much as it is by the people in power and by their media shills. Democrat voters claim they are against the "1%" but the sheepish, sycophantic liberals seem to be the ones who want to carry the water for the power establishment. Even Bernie Sanders, pretending to be against the 1%, campaigned on peddling a record amount of public debt that would have only benefited the richest bankers in the world. Indebtedness is just another form of slavery. Disarming the public makes tyranny easier for a government even most Democrat voters will admit is corrupt. Stop being so gullible.
Patrick Brady, 1 gun by good guy in Orlando= less innocent deaths, period
Lots of words, but what a load of crap. More guns = more death, period.
Since 99% of mass shootings occur in "gun free zones," and because background checks were already performed on many of these mass shooters and proved to be ineffective and because any crime that victimizes a person is by its very nature an act of hatred I can only come to the educated conclusion that the liberal democrat progressive neo-marxists have learned nothing. They want to double down on stupid and bring in more Muslims from Arab nations with long histories of terrorism and bigotry against Christians, homosexuals, and women. That's a major culture clash with no chance of assimilation. Not to mention that studies have shown that 4 out of 5 of these "Syrian refugees" aren't even from the Syrian war zone. If anything, we've learned that public safety fails us and the best way for a free citizenry to protect itself is for us to arm ourselves. Anti-Second Amendment regulations in Chicago didn't prevent dozens from being shot over Memorial Day weekend. France, a nation with some of the strictest gun laws in the entire world, didn't prevent over a hundred innocent people being gunned down by Muslim terrorists. It took hundreds of thousands of armed Republicans to free slaves from democrat slavery and bondage. It took hundreds of thousands of armed patriots to win the American Revolutionary War. Harriet Tubman, the black Republican on the $20 bill, was an armed freedom fighter who carried a pistol. The Democrat "leaders" want free law abiding citizens to lay down their guns, but they get publicly funded armed bodyguards. Hypocritical if you ask me. There's more guns in America than there are people. Suggesting we seize all the guns is as ludicrous as suggesting we go door to door to find every single illegal alien invader. The fact is that "gun free zones" are the most dangerous places in America. That's like a herd of sheep putting up a sign saying "no wolves allowed." Instead of being a stubborn liberal, go to a shooting range and ask for a lesson on how to fire a gun and protect yourself. You'll learn that inanimate objects do not kill and guns do not fire by themselves. Let's condemn the murderers and their dogmas, not the misused utilities by which they murder. Eventually liberal democrats will have to accept that Islam really isn't a religion of "peace." You're quick to condemn peaceful Christians yet quick to defend oppressive Muslims. Why the double standard? Notice the Islamic terrorists aren't sparing you for being a "good liberal." Most of the people recently murdered in Orlando were homosexual and most likely loyal democrats. Many homosexuals are now supporting Donald Trump. People want to be safe. Safety trumps "political correctness."
There was an article talking about how Trump didn't pay his subcontractors! He ripped off all of his painters, carpenters, and general construction help by not paying them!
What a slimeball! If anyone has experienced this you know how unfair and crooked this businessman is. If you work for a month and you don't get paid for your work, or if you don't get paid when you are promised in a timely fashion it really screws your livelihood up.
Down with Trump! He doesn't love America. He loves the mafia bankers that caused the financial crisis to profiteer and buy all your real estate cheap when the bank took it back!
Down with crooked businessman! Even if he wins he will never be my president!
Hey, Obama. Trumps says if you say "radical islam" then terrorism will stop, so say it already so we can worry about "radical christianism", which seems to be the next "front" in the war of "freedom" to live your life as you see fit.
I don't think Trump is important because I don't watch TV, and I know he is a WALL STREET CROOK from NEW YORK... Anyone who trusts a WOLF OF WALSTREET with their well being is a BRAINWASHED SLAVE of VIACOM. DOWN WITH TRUMP! DOWN WITH MTV! DOWN WITH THE WHORE OF BABYLON! The US ECONOMY IS the WHORE OF BABYLON (which is IRAQ)
Trump is Hitler
I made this video about this MAFIA leader, and I think AMERICA is getting screwed. DOWN WITH THE conglomerate MEDIA MAFIA!
They tell us the Kardashians are important, Brian Jenner is a woman, and that Trump is an important guy. I heard he was really a woman!
Keep your money. It is worthless just like you
I support English being the official language of the US. What is wrong with that? Canada has a law that all signs must be in English and French. Just about every immigrant that comes to the US learns English, so what seems to be the problem. Should we have all languages represented, such as mandarin, Vietnamese, etc? When you visit friends do you use French or whatever language you learned in school? you can bet these other countries don't have to press 2 for their language. As for Hillary, she is no better than Trump. America has deteriorated when all we can offer is these candidates. But thanks to both parties it is impossible to have a viable third party candidate unless they are wealthy.
^ What? I'm guessing you also support English being the official language of the United States.
She is a horible person a real piece fatal disease
Well said, Benjamin Almquist
This is either deeply ignorant, or intentionally deceitful.
The Citadel BOV and School President (with the backing of the Governor) have already conducted all the steps they can to take down the Naval Jack from Summerall Chapel. The hangup is with the state legislature, not the school.
Perhaps you should try and build your narrative around the facts, rather than building the "facts" around your narrative.
Or we want Trump!
no need to pass things from cars, we have electronic tolls here in TX that track your license plate. Hellooooo Big Brother!
Ha ha. He wants to collect a toll on a road the city doesn't own. Dang. We might as well vote to place tolls on roads in Ohio. Make them pay for it!
You know strictly interpreted the law prohibits people from using a public restroom without presenting a birth certificate proving your presented gender matches the gender marker on your birth certificate. How about some LEO blocking access to the mens room at the Capitol unless they have a valid birth certificate?
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