If the objects above cause you consternation, pain or hyperventilating, you might want to speak to your doctor about some anxiety medication. ‘Gun Control’ should mean putting lead on target, not relieving me of my lawful property.
So, this guy James Schlarmann decided he’d like to tackle the gun control debate. His blog, Political Garbage Chute, is aptly titled, as it comes off as a bunch of garbage. He says it’s a left leaning satirical site, but I’m apparently too dense to note the satire. Actually, what I see is condescension in stuff like “We’re sorry that your paranoia has made you afraid of the government and law enforcement. But the adults are trying to have a conversation.”
One of his points is that “We’re a violent species, warring on each other since the very first time a caveman told another caveman to get out of his cave and go find a cave of his own, and no one is denying that humans will find a way to kill humans regardless of the tool they choose to use, but nothing changes the fact that it is in our best interest to tightly control tools of wanton murder.” Apparently he’s of the strict Darwinian model of ‘survival of the fittest’, where the biggest-baddest-mutha rules the day. Personally, I would prefer not to have take on some 200 lb MMA practitioner with just a frying pan I was able to grab in the kitchen let alone my bare hands. And, I certainly don’t want my wife or daughter having to do it. So, the obvious choice, should I feel the need, to defend myself, my family or my property is to utilize a tool that allows a more equal playing field. Continue reading ““Reasonable” gun control”