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  • Why Gun Control Canít Be Solved in the USA

    06/27/2016 9:31:51 AM PDT · by Tandem · 11 replies
    Scott Adams' Blog ^ | June 22, 2016 | Scott Adams
    On average, Democrats (thatís my team*) use guns for shooting the innocent. We call that crime. On average, Republicans use guns for sporting purposes and self-defense. If you donít believe me, you can check the statistics on the Internet that donít exist. At least I couldnít find any that looked credible. But we do know that race and poverty are correlated. And we know that poverty and crime are correlated. And we know that race and political affiliation are correlated. Therefore, my team (Clinton) is more likely to use guns to shoot innocent people, whereas the other team (Trump) is...
  • VANITY: Looking for a Founding Father quote

    10/14/2003 9:54:36 AM PDT · by Tandem · 24 replies · 314+ views
    I recall a quote to the effect that society is doomed when the majority realizes that they can vote themselves riches from the public coffers. The context is our current situation, where the bottom 50% of taxpayers currently pay only 4% of the taxes. The only thing that may be saving those of us who pay our fair share (or more) is that proportionately fewer of the bottom 50% actually vote! I am looking for who made the statement, when and the specific wording. I plan to use this to stimulate my congress-critters and to club a few libs the...