Sorry guys, but you win this week’s award:
Colorado Democrats want gun manufacturers held liable for crimes committed with their guns
This is just the latest in the never-ending effort to allow a FEW people to commit heinous violence against others – and blame someone else for what they’ve done.
If you follow this premise, auto manufacturers are responsible for vehicle deaths. Alcoholic beverage producers are responsible for alcohol-related crimes and accidents. Drug suppliers are responsible for ALL the crimes against man (and woman) committed because of drug “needs” etc., etc.
I may have driven a car for 40 years and never killed anyone. I may have owned a handgun for 40 years and never killed anyone. But if I listen to politicians like these yahoos, I should have someone else to blame if I ever do. How dare that gun manufacturer take my money in exchange for a product I selected! How dare that auto manufacturer sell me a car when I just MIGHT kill someone with it.
Do you see the stupidity? It isn’t the fault of the manufacturers of “things” anymore than it is my fault that some lunatic on prescription drugs kills people – and uses a gun to do so. What does his or her action have to do with my level of responsibility? Answer: Nothing.
There is a nasty wind blowing in this country and the message is that everyone must be equal – including being charged equally for what the minority does that is wrong. I will NOT be restricted or penalized for the actions of others. Period.
Too many times already in my lifetime, I have lost the ability to do something or have had to pay more to do something because others have proven irresponsible. The housing/mortgage “crisis” is a prime example. While Tom, Dick, and Harry were out getting loans for houses 10 times their yearly income, I was not. But what happens?
When Tom, Dick and Harry can’t pay the mortgages they signed their names to, they whine – along with a million+ other people who did the same. Turns out that Tom, Dick, and Harry – and their irresponsible friends, have received reduced interest rates or “forgiveness” for much of their principal loan amount, or been able to stay in their homes while paying NO MORTGAGE payment.
What did I get for paying mine on time? Was my interest rate reduced for being a on-time payer? No. Did my mortgage company offer to just erase some of what I owe on my home? Ah, no.
I saw a comment made somewhere today that said there is a big slice of America that is currently practicing “peaceful patience.” Patience is about to run out – and it won’t be peaceful when it does.
There is just too much ignorance in the government at the local, state, and federal level. The noise they create as distraction, the stupidity they spend weeks and months discussing, is all in aid of something else – something worse they don’t want us to know – or hope we forget. There is no other reason why politicians keep making such idiotic comments and NO ONE steps up to call them on it. This latest attempt to cast blame on gun manufacturers is a far cry from the “disappeared” discussion on the gun-running Fast and Furious scam perpetrated by the President of the United States and his home-boy, the US Attorney General. Where did that go?
I’ve come to realize there is just no “news” worth reading. None of it makes sense because it is not supposed to for anyone who is paying ANY attention. The real scam is that too many people are NOT paying attention – and still reading news as if it is fact.
And the idiots on both sides – win.