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Saturday, January 12, 2013

A 5 Step Plan To Significantly Reduce Gun Violence In The US

1. Abolish the DEA and end the war on drugs. A large part of gun violence comes as a result of the drug market being forced underground. Drug dealers have to shoot to stay alive, just like Al Capone had to during Prohibition.
End the drug war and drugs would be sold at drugstores by little old lady cashiers – -and at a fraction of the price – thus reducing all kinds of drug related crime.
2. Abolish the FDA and government involvement in drugs. Big pharma, which owns the FDA and the White House, is behind the mind altering drugs that have been taken by many of the crazed shooters. Drugs paid for and promoted by the government. Let's end the government promotion of these drugs, which can turn young men mad.



Anonymous said...

Sounds like a solid plan to me

Anonymous said...

I agree wholeheartedly. This would be a significant step.

Anonymous said...

Most here did just fine in public education

Anonymous said...

After watching the video Joe has posted it seems gun violence is not that bad as some believe.

We are 28th in the world with gun violence while being number 1 in the world in gun ownership.

Could be better sure but it isn't too terrible where it is now.

And when you break the numbers down of gun violence,most of it is gang related. Gang members killing gang members.

Is that a bad thing? It may be to their families, if they have any and if they have any that care.

It seems they are playing by the old mafia rules. Kill each other but not the innocents.

As long as they continue doing that, we will slowly get rid of them, as long as the killing members ratio towards new members being brought in remains higher.

Now the innocents getting caught in the crossfire of this self eliminating policy of theirs is a problem.

It is most unfortunate. It is what some might point out as 'collateral damage'. Just as in any other war.

I don't know what the numbers are but I'm comfortable with that happening mostly because it does not affect me personally.

The ones that do have that happen to them personally would probably say otherwise and with good cause.

But what can anyone do when someone decides to join a gang?