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RE: Help end this brutal dictatorship
Reply on November 1, 2017 01:47 PM
here here...
I'd rather hear an honest man say too much with enthusiasm then all the liars listened to so long now yawn tall tales of betrayal.
as well as a President who shares human just like me and you...not per usual hardly recognized entities who seem to live on an entirely different planets. no wonder green lizard alien conspiracies abound.



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RE: Help end this brutal dictatorship
Reply on November 1, 2017 02:45 PM


You know what those guns have become to some of those people? Toys. Deadly toys that the kids show off to their mates like they are the latest phone. This is what happens in a world where guns are so easily available they cease to become items one should respect. They've become hardened to a life which would fill many with horror.

One of the women interviewed had already been in prison for murder with a gun. Yet she perfectly legally owned enough guns for one in every room of her house. Others with no convictions did the same, so in answer to your question, it's a mixture of both. The woman with the convictions was trying to turn her life around, and that of others. She had taken in many children who were heading down the 'gang' path.

Guns are attractive to young folk, especially boys. In areas with little work available, and poor education, guns are a means of having some power, having some stature in the community. They become the ultimate status symbol. They help you get what you want, when you feel there's little hope of you getting it any other way.

If you, as a youth, are surrounded by guns, not just your dad's hunting rifle, which you only see on a hunt, they become part of the normal fabric of life. When what you see is people around you ending arguments with a gun, or solving disputes with a gun, this is how you think you solve life's problems. With a gun. What chance do you have of learning another way in such a kill-or-be-killed environment?

Can you really blame me for thinking the REAL conspiracy here is one of social cleansing? Making sure those in deprived areas are provided with the easy answer?

As Mrs Major said, what these folk need is some investment in their future, some hope that isn't derived from the barrel of a gun. But all they've been given is more freedom to buy more weapons which they are only ever going to use for ONE purpose, and it ain't protection against a wandering bear.

So you have to ask why? Could it be because the easy answer is to surround them with easy answers until nobody is left standing, and they cease to be a headache for authorities?

I've read many say, 'oh, but it used to be different, there wasn't all this trouble before, and we still had the same rights'. But were guns glamourised so much, then? Was it really a status symbol to go out with your weapon?

Or has it always been the case that guns have been used as a way to get problems to go away? The proliferation of deaths in the days of the wild west (and I haven't got this notion from old westerns, it's factually recorded) would suggest that guns have historically been a method of resolving your differences. Not in the fabled gunfights the old westerns depict, but as part of the routine of survival.

I don't know, but I do believe this idea you have of freedom being achieved by having the right to possess a deadly weapon is trapping so many of your countrymen like rats in a barrel. Guns are not the tools of people who believe they have choices. Other tools with which to face the world.

even if you believe there has never been a mass shooting carried out by a lone gunman like the one in Vegas, mass shootings of a different kind are happening every day, but nobody cares because they aren't people at a concert, or in a school, even though they may be no older than those in that school.

But like Mrs Major said, people should care. But that takes effort. Guns are easier, cheaper, less time-consuming than actually caring. We'll just wait for the problem to cease to exist when everyone is dead.

I want a better world. But you sure as hell won't find it by looking down the barrel of gun, and until you stop excusing the existence of an ancient constitution to keep taking the path of least resistance, you'll never dig yourselves out of this hole.





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RE: Help end this brutal dictatorship
Reply on November 1, 2017 03:01 PM
no....
this is what happens in world where human worth is trivialized. where a Countries souvenir as one is separated into were not you groups, when human desecration is made into video games training our children to think...when Hollywood dictates what is and is not shiny. Sodom and Gomorrah grow into reign and angels are lusted after to rape. the wisdom of men kill everything-

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RE: Help end this brutal dictatorship
Reply on November 1, 2017 05:22 PM << Modifed November 1 at 9:42PM >>



Some times its just too difficult to understand some of the postings here, I'd really like to see plain, everyday simple language without all the crap...its hard to know what being said...


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RE: Help end this brutal dictatorship
Reply on November 1, 2017 08:58 PM
McDonald's...
they put pictures on the buttons.

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RE: Help end this brutal dictatorship
Reply on November 1, 2017 09:09 PM

Since this is allegedly a site for writers, Mrs M, clearly expressing thoughts in words seems a very odd desire. Sometimes, I just don't know where people get these strange ideas.

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RE: Help end this brutal dictatorship
Reply on November 1, 2017 09:48 PM


I do make an effort to get to the meat of some of these postings...but its hard to get past some of the useless chatter...but maybe that's just me...let's say old age has finally caught up with me...lol...


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RE: Help end this brutal dictatorship
Reply on November 1, 2017 09:56 PM
from be bop a lula and Ozzy after dope...?


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RE: Help end this brutal dictatorship
Reply on November 1, 2017 10:30 PM
aha so funny stop that...
old age has nothing to do with this let's be honest ..-headtilt...hm...? no this is emulating whats taught and persuading the illusion of fact and support of public opinion.
besides being cowardly un-American it is often observed in primate interaction with other monkey wrenchers...I'm sure Craig can fill you in on the specifics, I personally believe he's an expert who who man and damn fine tree climber in my humble opinion.










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RE: Help end this brutal dictatorship
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