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Re: “Stegelin: Potholes of the road funding debate

Y'all don't know what potholes are.... go to the Northeast in March!

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Posted by Jojojo on May 7, 2015 at 6:49 PM

Re: “Stegelin: Second Amendment comes first

Yes, I said that. Thanks for repeating.

However, the data does clearly disprove "more guns = more violence" since we have a lot more of the former in homes and on the streets now and a lot less of the former.

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Posted by Cid95 on April 30, 2015 at 2:23 PM

Re: “Stegelin: Second Amendment comes first

correlation is not causation

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Posted by mat catastrophe on April 30, 2015 at 10:12 AM

Re: “Stegelin: Second Amendment comes first

If we use inconvenient things like facts, we learn that:

-According to FBI UCR (Uniform Crime Reporting) stats, violent crime in the US is presently at the lowest rate in nearly 40 years

-In the past three decades, as states have voted in expanded concealed carry licensing, the amount of guns lawfully carried on the street, in stores, in restaurants, at work, etc has increased drastically. There are now something like 11,000,000 Americans with such licensing. Plus, gun sales overall have increased a lot (but comparing NICS background check numbers).

So, what we learn from that is that more guns does not equal more crime. Obviously, I wouldn't assign sole causative effect from a more armed population to less violent crime, but clearly the inverse isn't true.

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Posted by Cid95 on April 30, 2015 at 9:18 AM

Re: “Stegelin: Second Amendment comes first

Good one, Steve. I'm always amazed when they say MORE guns would mean LESS violence. LMAO!

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Posted by Patrick Brady on April 30, 2015 at 9:05 AM

Re: “Stegelin: Boeing S.C. vs. The Machinists union, round 1

If the IAM and NLRB had their way you wouldn't have Boeing cartoons to draw, they wouldn't be in SC in the first place! Unions are prehistoric at least draw a brontosaurus or something to represent them.

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Posted by Bosox2010 on April 22, 2015 at 12:35 PM
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