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Gun Laws and the Fools of Chelm
Daily Beast, by David Mamet

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 1/25/2013 7:21:26 PM

The individual is not only best qualified to provide his own personal defense, he is the only one qualified to do so. Karl Marx summed up Communism as “from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.” This is a good, pithy saying, which, in practice, has succeeded in bringing, upon those under its sway, misery, poverty, rape, torture, slavery, and death. For the saying implies but does not name the effective agency of its supposed utopia. The agency is called “The State,” and the motto, fleshed out, for the benefit of the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Newtsche, 1/26/2013 12:11:17 AM     (No. 9139889)

"If, indeed, a firearm were more dangerous to its possessors than to potential aggressors, would it not make sense for the government to arm all criminals, and let them accidentally shoot themselves? Is this absurd? Yes, and yet the government, of course, is arming criminals."

We find ourselves living in an MC Escher illustration, except the whimsy has been replaced by necrophilia.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JustCause, 1/26/2013 12:48:45 AM     (No. 9139912)

If Gun Control worked - Chicago would be a safe city.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: nota bene, 1/26/2013 5:49:30 AM     (No. 9140017)

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