Skip to comments.How Long Before I Need Insurance For My7 Gun & My Big Mouth???
Posted on 02/11/2013 2:46:10 PM PST by NOBO2012
All that was needed was shrewd questioning...to conclude once again that the symptoms of love were the same as those of cholera. ― Gabriel García Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera
A riddle for you: when is a tax not a tax?
(snip)Take guns for example, you may soon need a government mandated insurance policy that will compensate any victims harmed should your firearm accidently and/or randomly discharge itself while a stranger is breaking into your home.
Pretty compelling argument, and one that those of you who clung to the slippery slope theory during the Obamacare debate will recognize:
if the government can force you to purchase a product such as insurance to regulate private activity, is there any human commercial engagement which they could not regulate?
(snip)So: a gun tax it is. What do you suppose the excise tax on these babies is going to be?
Be sure to tune in next week when I cover the newest deficit reduction plan: mandatory insurance on free speech. This policy will provide damages in the event your government regulated hate speech causes lowered self-esteem, dependence on controlled substances or a murderous rampage by the victim of your hate. The O-Team is also considering requiring anyone exercising their First Amendment right to purchase a victim of gun violence policy too. Because even if you dont own a gun, you probably have a big mouth! And if you can afford to shoot off your mouth, you can afford to pay a little bit more. (Media and other propagandist organizations...Read the Rest Here>>>
There are already calls for every gun owner to be mandated to carry insurance, and punish gun owners for injuries/deaths that happen when guns are lost or stolen.
Anyone have any idea what such insurance would cost?
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