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  •  Those Citizens Right To Handguns ENDS When (11+ / 0-)

    it interferes with my kids right to live and pursue happiness.

    End of story. This is NOT just a MH issue (though it is that). It IS a gun contorl issue and to deny that is fucking crazy and selfish.

    This post is dedicated to myself, without whom, I'd be somebody else. Though I'd still be an asshole. My Music: [http://www.myspace.com/beetwasher]

    by Beetwasher on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 02:08:40 PM PST

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    •  Fucking crazy and selfish? (0+ / 0-)

      No.
      Just disagreeing with you.

      LBJ, Lady Bird, Anne Richards, Barbara Jordan, Sully Sullenberger, Ike, Drew Brees, Molly Ivins --Texas is no Bush league! -7.50,-5.59

      by BlackSheep1 on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 02:26:05 PM PST

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      •  No, Fucking Crazy And Selfish (0+ / 0-)

        Because you believe we can't do anything. You're not even willing to try, or think about solutions.

        This post is dedicated to myself, without whom, I'd be somebody else. Though I'd still be an asshole. My Music: [http://www.myspace.com/beetwasher]

        by Beetwasher on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 02:27:21 PM PST

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        •  Oh? You've checked my history? Or you're (0+ / 0-)

          just trying to put words in my keyboard?

          I never said we can't do anything. I said, and I repeat, banning guns won't solve this problem.

          Solving this problem means making real changes to our approaches, in this country, to schools, for a start, and to mental health needs for another step, and to how we treat criminals as well.

           We need to stop creating, operating, relying on and feeling good about big warehouses full of kids and then advertising to the universe that nobody present in that warehouse or its immediate surroundings is armed or otherwise enabled to defend those children, or their teachers / administrators / nurses / visitors.

          We need to stop ignoring warning signs and letting "troubled individuals" (21st century speak for enraged lunatics, but I digress) slip through the cracks.

          We need to stop celebrating, in some macabre way, the achievements of mass murderers. They are, first and foremost, criminals. They deserve neither notoriety nor copycats.

          LBJ, Lady Bird, Anne Richards, Barbara Jordan, Sully Sullenberger, Ike, Drew Brees, Molly Ivins --Texas is no Bush league! -7.50,-5.59

          by BlackSheep1 on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 03:20:47 PM PST

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