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Mon Oct 2, 2017, 03:30 PM Oct 2017

Listening to MSNBC experts talking about the Las Vegas shooting.

They are basically saying we are impotent when it comes to being able to prevent mass shootings.

The ten thousand pound gorilla in the room is that the gun lobby has us by the nuts and will squeeze us as hard as they can if we talk about gun control.

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Listening to MSNBC experts talking about the Las Vegas shooting. (Original Post) wasupaloopa Oct 2017 OP
Weapons of mass destruction Loryn Oct 2017 #1
Even The Onion gets it SCantiGOP Oct 2017 #2
The gun lobby has no power that people don't give it... brooklynite Oct 2017 #3
I don't disagree, but.. SCantiGOP Oct 2017 #5
Short of massive confiscation, they are probably right. NT Adrahil Oct 2017 #4
Expert: 'X' is an unknown quantity. A 'spirt' is a drip under pressure. TheBlackAdder Oct 2017 #6
Thanks to the NRA and the GOP, we're all sitting ducks. Vinca Oct 2017 #7


(13,827 posts)
2. Even The Onion gets it
Mon Oct 2, 2017, 03:52 PM
Oct 2017

They ran a headline they have run several times before; went something like: "How Can We Stop This, Asks Only Country Where This Happens All The Time."

We're impotent because the NRA owns Congress, and that includes a lot of Democrats.


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5. I don't disagree, but..
Mon Oct 2, 2017, 04:07 PM
Oct 2017

Polls show 80-90% of all Americans want things like gun show background checks and ways to keep guns from mentally unstable people. Your statement shows how dysfunctional our political system is when gerrymandering can lock in districts where elected reps have to vote for policies they know are wrong and crazy.

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