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Response to DanTex (Reply #15)

Fri Nov 20, 2015, 02:04 PM

22. Have you noticed that we keep getting nowhere on guns? I have, and that means that whatever

 

we have been doing is not working. People say 'after Sandy Hook nothing got done' and it didn't. But why? Well for one thing the law that was presented was one that would not have prevented Sandy Hook so logic was absent and instead of discussions we had name calling matches by persons who claim to 'care deeply about the issue'. They don't care, if they did they would treat it with respect instead of exploiting it as a reason to shout at each other 'Gun Grabbers!' and 'Gun Humpers!' they shout, then no law gets made, more people die and here we are.

So maybe the idea is to go about it differently and see if that gets any traction because this business of doing it in passionate outbursts after each shooting is not working at all. It's not working. So stop it and do something else.

Discuss it or drop it. I am personally sick of seeing such a very serious issue treated like argument chow on DU. Both sides, revolting people. Using the issue, using the victims without any clear strategy to make change, just a bunch of insults to trade with the other side. It's nonsense, and that' is proven by the fact that nothing ever gets done about guns.

Today, guns are so important to you that we are discussing the word 'shouting' instead of the word 'victim', for example. And that is your choice.

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