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Wed Feb 14, 2018, 11:29 PM

A modest suggestion

Want to solve our gun problem-institute a commission at the Capitol and have the names of all the senators and representatives printed on little balls and loaded into a bingo cage. Immediately after every mass shooting a ball should be drawn for every ten citizens killed or wounded and the politicians picked should be rapidly shot to death. We wouldn't even need debates or discussions-a year from now we would have totally effective gun control...

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flotsam Feb 2018 OP
Phoenix61 Feb 2018 #1
The Velveteen Ocelot Feb 2018 #2
BigmanPigman Feb 2018 #3
global1 Feb 2018 #4
Gabi Hayes Feb 2018 #5

Response to flotsam (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 11:30 PM

1. Kind of a cross between Hunger Games and the Purge

I like the way you think.

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Response to flotsam (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 11:35 PM

2. No need to be quite that draconian -

Just make every politician who takes money from the NRA attend the autopsies and funerals, and pay for the funerals, of people killed in mass shootings, and then make them sit and listen to the parents/spouses/etc. describe how the death of that person has affected their lives.

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Response to flotsam (Original post)

Wed Feb 14, 2018, 11:36 PM

3. It's sort of like the story "The Lottery"

by Shirley Jackson. That was about stoning a person though.

She also wrote "Life Among the Savages" which is very funny.

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Response to flotsam (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 02:05 AM

4. The Only Thing I'd Change Is The Ball Should Be Drawn For Every Citizen Killed....

in a mass shooting. Given the amount of mass shootings we have - we should be able to replace all of Congress within a year or two. Then we elect people that won't take money from the NRA and want to do something to stop this (to use a Trump term) carnage.

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Response to flotsam (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 03:17 AM

5. How bout something along these lines?

 

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C_AK1dUWAAAfOq_?format=png

15 at a slice

Iíll supply the tumbril

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