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74. Re: Skyrim Versus ThreatFire Aug 12, 2012, 20:04 Matshock
Sepharo wrote on Aug 12, 2012, 19:10:
Matshock wrote on Aug 12, 2012, 18:46:
...and here are the gears of government healthcare turning on guns:

—Disease patterns, observing how a problem spreads. Gun ownership — a precursor to gun violence — can spread "much like an infectious disease circulates," said Daniel Webster, a health policy expert and co-director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research in Baltimore.

And then he explains the metaphor...
"There's sort of a contagion phenomenon" after a shooting, where people feel they need to have a gun for protection or retaliation, he said.

Are you going to say that gun sales don't jump up after mass shootings?

Thanks for not even trying to argue that .gov isn't trying to use health care to go after the right to bear arms- they are right now.

To answer your question, sales do spike sometimes- but mass shootings don't. Perhaps spikes in gun sales are more of an immune response than an infection? Or is there no difference when it is politically expedient to ignore it?

How about mass school stabbings- knives to blame?

How about hammers? Rocks?

People are the problem- Laughner was a militant atheist lefty, the VT shooter was a Malthusian atheist lefty and I bet Holmes will turn out to be an atheist lefty too.

Now Page may arguably be a right winger but also an atheist.

Seeing a real trend in late mass shootings yet? Where is your absence of a God now?

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