It's the Guns, Stupid

It's the Guns, Stupid

There are 103321 comments on the Truthdig story from Apr 20, 2007, titled It's the Guns, Stupid. In it, Truthdig reports that:

“And that's the end of the issue”

Why do we have the same futile argument every time there is a mass killing? Advocates of gun control try to open a discussion about whether more reasonable weapons statutes might reduce the number of violent ... via Truthdig

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no welfare for the fat

Villahermosa, Mexico

#98632 Jan 25, 2013
Dont come here and argue with these idiots.
If you would only stop coming here people like Ahomona would have nobody to argue with and she would go away and eat more pies until she exploded.

All you are doing is providing a fat welfare addicted subhuman with somebody to talk to.

She has nobody that would listen to her in real life, no husband, nobodly likes her so she comes here for some interaction, so stop coming here and you can lance the big boil on topix's butt that is ahomona.

Since: Dec 10

Perth, Australia

#98633 Jan 25, 2013
HollybytheSea wrote:
<quoted text>Your point is that we should return to the Stone Age and then we can use rocks and stones to kill our food and each other. Do I read you right?
Yeah, when was the last time most of you went out foraging in the for food anywhere but the local supermart?
And Killing is wrong..so I wouldn't advocate you do that with or without a gun.

Since: Dec 10

Perth, Australia

#98634 Jan 25, 2013
okimar wrote:
<quoted text>You can go away now. You've proven you're not that bright...... Hint: YOU'RE not that smart. Move along,this is beyond you...... Maybe you should go discuss Gay marriage..... Your boyfriend is waiting. Just say I do.....
It is hard to answer back when a person uses the same logic as you have done isn't it?
Dr Freud

UK

#98635 Jan 25, 2013
Ahomana wrote:
<quoted text>
It is hard to answer back when a person uses the same logic as you have done isn't it?
Echo chamber much?
Dr Freud

UK

#98636 Jan 25, 2013
Ahomana wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah, when was the last time most of you went out foraging in the for food anywhere but the local supermart?
And Killing is wrong..so I wouldn't advocate you do that with or without a gun.
But MURDERING a plant is entirely acceptable, right?
Guppy

Bloomfield Hills, MI

#98637 Jan 25, 2013
My comment disappeared.

Yawn..........
Frank

Oakland, CA

#98638 Jan 25, 2013
Guppy wrote:
Old people and guns.
That cracked me up.
Can you imagine?
Not really........
How about naked old people with guns :-)
Guppy

Bloomfield Hills, MI

#98640 Jan 25, 2013
Frank wrote:
<quoted text>
How about naked old people with guns :-)
Would that be you?

How boring..
Guppy

Bloomfield Hills, MI

#98641 Jan 25, 2013
Monotony '''

Since: Apr 11

Location hidden

#98642 Jan 25, 2013
Ahomana wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah, when was the last time most of you went out foraging in the for food anywhere but the local supermart?
And Killing is wrong..so I wouldn't advocate you do that with or without a gun.
I'll wager that I went foraging for food more recently than you went riding in a car that wasn't made up mainly of steel.

“Topix is lowlife scum with no”

Since: Jun 12

respect for anyone...

#98644 Jan 25, 2013
Ahomana wrote:
<quoted text>
Already a ban coming for not all humans just the male of the species....what d'ya think?
I think you're still an idiot.
Dr Freud

UK

#98645 Jan 25, 2013
HollybytheSea wrote:
<quoted text>I'll wager that I went foraging for food more recently than you went riding in a car that wasn't made up mainly of steel.
She went in search of tunafish stink, and found herself in the thick of the Australian Parliament's women's restroom!!!
Dr Freud

UK

#98646 Jan 25, 2013
_0rion_ wrote:
<quoted text>
I think you're still an idiot.
Wait: You 'think?'
Don't you ALREADY KNOW?!?!?!
GoGoBar

Hua Hin, Thailand

#98647 Jan 25, 2013
Dr Freud wrote:
<quoted text>
She went in search of tunafish stink, and found herself in the thick of the Australian Parliament's women's restroom!!!
Toilet humour! Fraud, do some more. Try and put a pistol in there on the wasbasin.
Vizhnu

Bharatpur, India

#98648 Jan 25, 2013
I would ban guns in Australia because someone could shoot my bum while I poop on the streets of Canberra.
GoGoBar

Hua Hin, Thailand

#98649 Jan 25, 2013
You just gotta love how the lowest common denominator applies as well to mathematics as well as Social issues.
Dr Freud

UK

#98652 Jan 25, 2013
GoGoBar wrote:
You just gotta love how the lowest common denominator applies as well to mathematics as well as Social issues.
"the lowest common denominator "

Yes: YOURSELF.
GoGoBar

Chiang Mai, Thailand

#98653 Jan 25, 2013
Dr Freud wrote:
<quoted text>
"the lowest common denominator "
Yes: YOURSELF.
It looks more like this.

14590 offensive murders

201 Self defense by guns.

Jesus shit in hell!

“Topix is lowlife scum with no”

Since: Jun 12

respect for anyone...

#98655 Jan 25, 2013
Dr Freud wrote:
<quoted text>
Wait: You 'think?'
Don't you ALREADY KNOW?!?!?!
Lol, yep I do know, could have worded it better couldn't I :)

Since: Dec 10

Perth, Australia

#98656 Jan 25, 2013
_0rion_ wrote:
<quoted text>
Lol, yep I do know, could have worded it better couldn't I :)
LOL. No...YOU, actually counld not have....

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