I had a few friends over this weekend, and as usual, the topic of guns came up. We had a lively discussion about gun rights, and some old friends surprised me with the admission they owned guns. They lean left on the political spectrum and I just assumed they were anti-gun. My friends then mentioned they don’t talk about guns with their friends, as most of them are vehemently anti-Constitution. I nodded, understanding that this issue was divisive, even among close friends.
I miss real journalism. Today’s creative writers just cut and paste. From a Rolling Stone article:
“One of the most popular pistols is the Glock, a short-recoil operated, semi-automatic pistol produced by Glock Ges.m.b.H. in Deutsch-Wagram, Austria.”
“The Glock pistol… is a series of polymer-framed, short recoil operated, locked breech semi-automatic pistols designed and produced by Glock Ges.m.b.H., located in Deutsch-Wagram, Austria.”
Camping evening. – with Sara at Little Schloss Mountain
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Saying, “I don’t know why anyone needs to own|smoke|marry|do $ISSUE. I know I would not trust myself with $THING!” is not an intellectual or righteous argument. It just shows you’re a megalomaniac.