Using the left's gun control logic template, it's obvious that due to this tragegy, all iPods must now be banned. <br><br>That child would be alive today if it weren't for that iPod. Shame on Steve Jobs! <br><br>
<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>Using the right's 'blame Liberals for almost anything' logic template<p><hr></blockquote><p>Hey...tit for tat..it's worked for you guys for 40 years! <br><br>
wait til the body count gets up to the level of those in the USA killed with guns before you say stupid things like this...<br><br>using the word radical or rabid to describe your attitude is a gross understatement.<br><br>not ALL liberals are against ALL kinds of guns - if someone wants a hunting rifle or a pistol for protection - fine let 'em have it*; but no one needs a semi-automatic or automatic weapon. Collectors want them- fine- but let them get a special license and register every one.<br><br>*I'd also like to see the same level training required we do to drive a car. esp safety training. Might save some lives...<br><br>David (OFI)<br>
.<br><br>"THEY" 're always spouting off about how "WE Paint with a broad brush"...<br><br>But Truth out, I was never a "LIBERAL" until the people in THIS FORUM<br>such as GOPMachine & that other shyte4brains...wotzizname..... <br>LABELED Me as such.<br><br>Somehow in all the name-calling and labeling (And MIS-Labeling)<br>they overlooked my comment about having been a one-time survivalist.<br><br>Once the pushing and shoving started, I just dug in my heels!<br>It wasn't until then that I started researching that that I had been called.<br><br>Since then, I kept my eyes and ears opened, and saw them for what they are.<br><br>The POINT BEING, "THEY" SHOULD HAVE SHUT THE F UP IN THE FIRST PLACE!<br><br><br><br>[color:green]"...or am I a butterfly that's dreaming she's a woman?"</font color=green>
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Off the meds again are you? Shame.<br><br><blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>The POINT BEING, "THEY" SHOULD HAVE SHUT THE F UP IN THE FIRST PLACE!<p><hr></blockquote><p>You say the cutest things . . . <br><br>Like this . . .<br><br><blockquote>"I didn't slink off to NOWHERE FarTTT Breath"</blockquote><br><br>This Celandine moment brought you by Prozac. When therapy fails, turn to Prozac.<br><br>* * * * * * * * * * * *<br><br>
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<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>I'd also like to see the same level training required we do to drive a car. esp safety training. Might save some lives...<p><hr></blockquote><p><br>Obviously not enough training is given for driving a car - considering more people die in car "accidents" than do at the hands of a firearm.<br><br><br><br>We all do what we do for the same reason: because it seems like a good idea at the time.
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This kid was killed because of an iPod, not WITH an iPod. Big difference.<br><br>But once again this fascile argument (template?) rears it's head and somebody says something like, "yeah, well why don't they ban jetplanes? They crash and kill people." In this case it was iPods, so let's use iPods.<br><br>iPod is a device for storing music, pictures, and a variety of other information such as addresses that inadvertantly got some kid (and maybe others in the future) killed.<br><br>A gun is a device designed to shoot a piece of metal either into or through a person (or in rarer cases, an animal's) body for the purpose of either killing or maiming him/her.<br><br>Which one should be higher of on the list for banning? Hmmm.... the one designed for a completely different and legitimate purpose (such as jetplanes, kitchen knives, cars, tall buildings, trains, (ahem) iPods that someone could choke on) or the one that is designed to kill people and does indeed quite often succeed in doing just that?<br><br>Or my favorite one, guns don't kill people, people kill people. In Japan, guns are so strictly enforced against, almost no one has them. So, now and then a kid goes into his old school with a humungous kitchen knife and stabs someone or two. He never gets further than that because more people show up and over power him. If this kid had a gun he would have extracted a much higher toll, and could have kept any do gooders at bay. Yes, people kill people. And you can kill a lot more people a lot more efficiently with a gun than you can a kitchen knife.<br><br><br><br>
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