States with strict gun laws found to have fewer shooting deaths

Mar 7, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Reuters

States that have more laws restricting gun ownership have lower rates of death from shootings, both suicides and homicides, a study by researchers at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard University found.

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Explicitly states that the federal government will rely primarily on private enterprise to achieve the four goals.
Instructs the government to take reasonable means to balance the budget.
Instructs the government to establish a balance of trade, i.e., to avoid trade surpluses or deficits.
Mandates the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve to establish a monetary policy that maintains long-run growth, minimizes inflation, and promotes price stability.
Instructs the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve to transmit an Monetary Policy Report to the Congress twice a year outlining its monetary policy.
Requires the President to set numerical goals for the economy of the next fiscal year in the Economic Report of the President and to suggest policies that will achieve these goals.
Requires the Chairman of the Federal Reserve to connect the monetary policy with the Presidential economic policy.
The Act set specific numerical goals for the President to attain. By 1983, unemployment rates should be not more than 3% for persons aged 20 or over and not more than 4% for persons aged 16 or over, and inflation rates should not be over 4%. By 1988, inflation rates should be 0%. The Act allows Congress to revise these goals over time.
That's exactly what the republicans did when Reagan became president because he used Paul Volker and the federal reserve exactly as the HHFE act intended.
As for the other provision none were even tried.
The only directive I would give the Federal Reserve is to close and disappear.
that is why I blame the Democrats because of the passage of the Humphrey–Hawkins Full Employment Act in 1978 which was passed by the 95th Congress which was controlled by the Democrats and Jimmy Carter held the White House who was a Democrat too.

95th United States Congress

Duration: January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1979

Senate Majority: Democratic Party

House Majority: Democratic Party

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/95th_United_Stat...

Humphrey–Hawkins Full Employment Act

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humphrey%E2%80%9...

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<quoted text>you got that right that there is more discontent in this country than almost ever before and things are not getting any better.
Unfortunately.

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Explicitly states that the federal government will rely primarily on private enterprise to achieve the four goals.
Instructs the government to take reasonable means to balance the budget.
Instructs the government to establish a balance of trade, i.e., to avoid trade surpluses or deficits.
Mandates the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve to establish a monetary policy that maintains long-run growth, minimizes inflation, and promotes price stability.
Instructs the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve to transmit an Monetary Policy Report to the Congress twice a year outlining its monetary policy.
Requires the President to set numerical goals for the economy of the next fiscal year in the Economic Report of the President and to suggest policies that will achieve these goals.
Requires the Chairman of the Federal Reserve to connect the monetary policy with the Presidential economic policy.
The Act set specific numerical goals for the President to attain. By 1983, unemployment rates should be not more than 3% for persons aged 20 or over and not more than 4% for persons aged 16 or over, and inflation rates should not be over 4%. By 1988, inflation rates should be 0%. The Act allows Congress to revise these goals over time.
That's exactly what the republicans did when Reagan became president because he used Paul Volker and the federal reserve exactly as the HHFE act intended.
As for the other provision none were even tried.
The only directive I would give the Federal Reserve is to close and disappear.
Another thing Humphrey–Hawkins Full Employment Act of 1978 still advocates for Keynesian economics and for more expanded Federal Government involvement with economical decisions in the US economy just as the Democrats Employment Act of 1946 did but not on the level as the Humphrey–Hawkins Full Employment Act did and I agree with what you are saying about the Federal Reserve too.

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I know what Leninism is
You don't.

Bleating out you know Leninism doesn't mean anything, AnalOriface.

Insisting FDR was a Leninist prove you it.

There, there, A/O, there, there...

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<quoted text>FDR was the worst like I said
Ah, so you have absolutely nothing except your rant.

While historians put him at the top (1st-3rd).

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2010/07/0...

So you got your ranking from the survey who don't know what they are talking about, AnalOriface?

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There is more discontent in this country than almost ever before.
You don't know what you are talking about, GayDavy.

No wonder you have to keep rotating your aliases: you have to spread out your stupidity.

I guess you weren't around in the 60s eh?

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<quoted text>I know what saying about people securing freebies and Ben Franklin was right

“When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.”

~Benjamin Franklin

http://www.americanhistorycentral.com/entry.p...
Truer words have never been spoken.

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When the corporations find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.”

There, fixed it for ya'
Really? Wow! I didn't realize corporations could vote.

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<quoted text>problem is corporations don't & cant vote themselves money but they can buy themselves votes on legislation with their money.
What a coincidence, so can unions, lobby groups, and special interest organizations.

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<quoted text>There is more discontent in this country than almost ever before. And because of the economy, a LOT of the illegals and others are going back home. The independents are gaining large increases in both the state and federal governments. 2014-16 will probably be the end of the demonrat party. And the republicans will be losing out as well. That is unless they pull their heads out.
That is the best thing that could happen. I don't know that a lot of illegals are going back. It would be great if they did. Independents in electoral college positions is the key to the future of America.
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Really? Wow! I didn't realize corporations could vote.
Mitt Romney’s visit to the Iowa State Fair on Thursday might have been the best debate prep session he could have hoped for.

Romney explained that one way to fulfill promises on entitlement programs is to “raise taxes on people,” but before he could articulate his position on not raising taxes, someone interrupted.

“Corporations!” a protester shouted, apparently urging Romney to raise taxes on corporations that have benefited from loopholes in the tax code.“Corporations!”

“Corporations are people, my friend,” Romney said.

Then there is ALEC.

www.alec.org - Cached

Who vote by proxy, not really they just give the legislation directly to the politician:

In November, Florida state Rep. Rachel Burgin (R) introduced a resolution (PDF here) that would officially call on the federal government to reduce corporate taxes, but she apparently forgot to remove ALEC’s mission statement from the top of the bill, which she seems to have copied word-for-word from ALEC’s model bill.

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You don't.
Bleating out you know Leninism doesn't mean anything, AnalOriface.
Insisting FDR was a Leninist prove you it.
There, there, A/O, there, there...
Hey Barefoot2626 the AnalOriface go get educated and then Read Lenin's writings and then Read the book the Forgotten, A new look at the Great Depression and the policies FDR Implemented and how they aligned with Lenins and even tells about how Stalin & Trotsky played a big role in FDR's New Deal but I know it involves work and effort to read something your against that involves work.

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What a coincidence, so can unions, lobby groups, and special interest organizations.
I agree.

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Ah, so you have absolutely nothing except your rant.
While historians put him at the top (1st-3rd).
http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2010/07/0...
So you got your ranking from the survey who don't know what they are talking about, AnalOriface?
to a FDR Modern Pseudo Liberal FDR was the Best which even Ronald Reagan thought but to a True or Classical Liberal FDR was the Worst which is a known fact especially when called his policies and Liberal Policies which Liberalism rejects.

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<quoted text>Mitt RomneyÂ’s visit to the Iowa State Fair on Thursday might have been the best debate prep session he could have hoped for.

Romney explained that one way to fulfill promises on entitlement programs is to “raise taxes on people,” but before he could articulate his position on not raising taxes, someone interrupted.

“Corporations!” a protester shouted, apparently urging Romney to raise taxes on corporations that have benefited from loopholes in the tax code.“Corporations!”

“Corporations are people, my friend,” Romney said.

Then there is ALEC.

www.alec.org - Cached

Who vote by proxy, not really they just give the legislation directly to the politician:

In November, Florida state Rep. Rachel Burgin (R) introduced a resolution (PDF here) that would officially call on the federal government to reduce corporate taxes, but she apparently forgot to remove ALECÂ’s mission statement from the top of the bill, which she seems to have copied word-for-word from ALECÂ’s model bill.
He was correct. People are Corporations in the eyes of the government. Corporations are denoted by names in all capital letters. Look at your drivers license, your name is in all caps. Look at your social security card, your name is in all caps. Look at your credit cards, your name is in all caps. Look at your name on any government document, it is in all caps. Try to have your name listed any other way on a government document. It will not happen. Why? You are a corporation.

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<quoted text>FDR was the worst like I said he changed the meaning of liberalism and gave Americans Social Security which was he greatest scam on the American people besides changed the Federal Government forever.
No Matter How Hard He Tries, Obama Will Never Be as Bad as FDR
http://www.cato.org/blog/no-matter-how-hard-h...
Why Did FDR’s New Deal Harm Blacks?
http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/w...
Social Security’s Sham Guarantee
http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/s...
The Worst President Ever
In the first half of the last century, no one did more to promote government growth than FDR. Longtime socialist leader Norman Thomas said FDR implemented more of his policies than he ever could. And let’s not forget the lies and deceit that got us into World War II; all of the things he did to buttress the Soviet Union during the war; or the horrible concessions afterwards that condemned millions of people to a lifetime of slavery under Communist rule. Need I say more?
http://personalliberty.com/2010/04/16/the-wor...
Sir, none of your links are akin to reflecting actual history - each link represents an individual perspective from a conservative point of view - not in the least what one would remotely consider a non partisan summary, or an actual historical summary.

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Sir, none of your links are akin to reflecting actual history - each link represents an individual perspective from a conservative point of view - not in the least what one would remotely consider a non partisan summary, or an actual historical summary.
those links are fact and Cato is a Libertarian Think Tank & View and just think when Social Security was implemented Blacks were excluded from participation.

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<quoted text>those links are fact and Cato is a Libertarian Think Tank & View and just think when Social Security was implemented Blacks were excluded from participation.
True regarding Negros at that time in this country - the civil right's fight had not even progressed at that time, so blaming FDR from exclusion may be a moot point.

Your last link is strictly from a journalist's perspective / Cato links were very selective on your part. One can always make an argument when being selective about which specific facts one is willing to supply.

" Loudonville, NY – For the fifth time since its inception in 1982, the Siena College Research Institute’s (SRI) Survey of U.S. Presidents finds that experts rank Franklin D. Roosevelt as the top all time chief executive. The 238 participating presidential scholars round out the top five in order with Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Teddy Roosevelt had, more than any other president the “right stuff”, and tops the collective ranking of a cluster of personal qualities including imagination, integrity, intelligence, luck, background, and being willing to take risks. Lincoln, according to the experts, demonstrated the greatest presidential abilities while FDR ranks first in overall accomplishments."

https://www.siena.edu/pages/179.asp...

Since you use Wikipedia quite often, I thought to supply this for you;

" In 2012, Newsweek magazine asked a panel of historians to rank the ten best presidents since 1900. The results showed that historians had ranked Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Lyndon Johnson, Woodrow Wilson, Harry Truman, John F. Kennedy, Dwight Eisenhower, Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama as the best since that year.[19"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_ranki...

This link is for all those Faux News lovers out there;

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/07/01/fd...

There are certain aspects of the Libertarian party I agree with, some I do not. Government does have a role in our society - libertarians oppose any interference from government regarding regulations. Now, as a quick example, Texas loves to say we're against regulating businesses - but recently, 19 people died and hundreds were injured at a fertilizer plant stocking over 2 metric tons of ammonium nitrate in that facility - after 400 lbs., it is by law supposed to be reported to Homeland Security that more than 400 lbs. is being stored. Too bad an underfunded OSHA was not at this facility - this may have never happened.

Businesses have consistently proven that without regulations, they would simply ignore environmental hazards, dump chemical's and waste wherever they could, ignore safety of their employees, so an argument can be made that lax business ethics invited the government to step in on behalf of the American people. Just so you know I'm well aware of what a libertarian is;

http://www.lp.org/faq

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<quoted text>those links are fact and Cato is a Libertarian Think Tank & View and just think when Social Security was implemented Blacks were excluded from participation.
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The Great Depression (1929-1939)

Although the United States had experienced several depressions before the stock market crash on October 27, 1929, none had been as severe nor as long lasting before "Black Thursday" struck Wall Street. At first, economists and leaders thought this was a mild bump, perhaps merely a correction of the market, or in any case, no worse than the recession the nation suffered after World War I.

[picture: farmers whose topsoil blew away joined the sod caravans of Numbers soon proved the optimists incorrect. The depression steadily worsened. By spring of 1933, when FDR took the oath of office, unemployment had risen from 8 to 15 million (roughly 1/3 of the non-farmer workforce) and the gross national product had decreased from $103.8 billion to $55.7 billion. Forty percent of the farms in Mississippi were on the auction block on FDR's inauguration day. Although the depression was world wide, no other country except Germany reached so high a percentage of unemployed. The poor were hit the hardest. By 1932, Harlem had an unemployment rate of 50 percent and property owned or managed by blacks fell from 30 percent to 5 percent in 1935. Farmers in the Midwest were doubly hit by economic downturns and the Dust Bowl. Schools, with budgets shrinking, shortened both the school day and the school year"

http://www.gwu.edu/~erpapers/teachinger/gloss...

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True regarding Negros at that time in this country - the civil right's fight had not even progressed at that time, so blaming FDR from exclusion may be a moot point.
Your last link is strictly from a journalist's perspective / Cato links were very selective on your part. One can always make an argument when being selective about which specific facts one is willing to supply.
" Loudonville, NY – For the fifth time since its inception in 1982, the Siena College Research Institute’s (SRI) Survey of U.S. Presidents finds that experts rank Franklin D. Roosevelt as the top all time chief executive. The 238 participating presidential scholars round out the top five in order with Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Teddy Roosevelt had, more than any other president the “right stuff”, and tops the collective ranking of a cluster of personal qualities including imagination, integrity, intelligence, luck, background, and being willing to take risks. Lincoln, according to the experts, demonstrated the greatest presidential abilities while FDR ranks first in overall accomplishments."
https://www.siena.edu/pages/179.asp...
Since you use Wikipedia quite often, I thought to supply this for you;
" In 2012, Newsweek magazine asked a panel of historians to rank the ten best presidents since 1900. The results showed that historians had ranked Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Lyndon Johnson, Woodrow Wilson, Harry Truman, John F. Kennedy, Dwight Eisenhower, Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama as the best since that year.[19"
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historical_ranki...
This link is for all those Faux News lovers out there;
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/07/01/fd...
There are certain aspects of the Libertarian party I agree with, some I do not. Government does have a role in our society - libertarians oppose any interference from government regarding regulations. Now, as a quick example, Texas loves to say we're against regulating businesses - but recently, 19 people died and hundreds were injured at a fertilizer plant stocking over 2 metric tons of ammonium nitrate in that facility - after 400 lbs., it is by law supposed to be reported to Homeland Security that more than 400 lbs. is being stored. Too bad an underfunded OSHA was not at this facility - this may have never happened.
Businesses have consistently proven that without regulations, they would simply ignore environmental hazards, dump chemical's and waste wherever they could, ignore safety of their employees, so an argument can be made that lax business ethics invited the government to step in on behalf of the American people. Just so you know I'm well aware of what a libertarian is;
http://www.lp.org/faq
have you ever heard of Stuart Chase

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