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rangermonroe
02-21-2007, 06:54 PM
Here is mine. Feel free to use all or in part as your own.

So, this is how it starts.

Less than eight weeks after ‘taking power’, Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) decides that the time has come to prohibit Americans from owning certain weapons based on how they look… again.

In 1994 we tried this in the name of ‘crime prevention’ and for ten years, the gun manufacturers complied, removing the cosmetic features of the firearms to comply with the law as it was written. The average American was inconvenienced and criminals were unaffected.

The FBI noted that the Assault Weapons Ban (AWB) was ineffective. In 2004, the federal ban expired, but several states (NY among them) adopted their own version that still remains in place.

For some reason Rep. Cynthia McCarthy, seems to think that what is good for New York is good for the rest of the country.

But this time she wants to go further, she wants to ban my hunting rifle.

Specifically named as an assault weapon is the Ruger Mini-14, a rifle that is specifically suited for hunting.

Any one with common sense can see that banning something based on an arbitrary set of criteria is doomed to failure. It is akin to banning red cars to combat traffic fatalities. Not to mention, that we have tried this before and it didn’t work. I remember a definition that said trying the same thing expecting different results is insanity.

So, ask yourself before the sound-bites start flying, “Why are they doing this?”

Medula Oblongata
02-21-2007, 06:57 PM
Kewl... I'll think on my letter a little before sending it. Do I wan't to play the educated, incensed scholar, or angry twinkie-thumbed redneck?? :D

btown02
02-21-2007, 07:02 PM
How about a little of both?

Megatron
02-21-2007, 07:21 PM
It's Carolyn McCarthy, not Cynthia McCarthy.

rangermonroe
02-21-2007, 07:30 PM
oops, thanks.

We have an equally bright mensa candidate known as cynthia McKinney. Guess I combined the two.

Medula Oblongata
02-21-2007, 08:34 PM
oops, thanks.

We have an equally bright mensa candidate known as cynthia McKinney. Guess I combined the two.

I think I saw her at the last meeting... :rolleyes:

The next time I need a Cop slapped, I'm not sure if I should call Zsa Zsa Gabor, or Cynthia McKinney.. Probably McKinney though. She won't go to jail and rat me out for an extra ration of rasins during breakfast.

rangermonroe
02-21-2007, 08:49 PM
yes she would, you white devil

Medula Oblongata
02-21-2007, 08:55 PM
yeah, I forgot for a moment there that I'm not going to be rescued by the "Mother Ship" like she and all the other followers of Calypso Louie.. And instead will burn when the Earth is destroyed for the white devil's sin..