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November 29, 2012

Buy guns, bullets for right reasons


President Obama, meanwhile, while expressing a desire to reinstitute the expired assault weapons ban, has done nothing — nothing — to take away even one bullet from any law-abiding citizen. In fact, he signed into law legislation allowing guns to be brought into national parks and on Amtrak trains.

What sets normal, rational gun owners apart from the nut-job survivalists out in Idaho and thereabouts who buy into LaPierre’s nonsense about “a massive Obama conspiracy to deceive voters and hide his true intention to destroy the Second Amendment during his second term” is the ability to reject such hysteria.

Buy guns and bullets galore if you like. But do it because you need them and want them, not because of any irrational worry that the president might send “jack-booted government thugs” to take them away.




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