6 Things Gun Lovers and Haters Can Agree On
I was 7 when I shot a gun for the first time, and probably 17 before I realized guns were a big deal in national politics. Some of that comes from growing up in Texas. Guns aren’t controversial in this part of the South: I once bought a pistol and three old Soviet rifles from a dude in a parking lot for $300. Even our hippies conceal-carry handguns in the waistbands of their hemp pants. But on a national level, the gun debate rages on.
And for some reason we’ve handed off the responsibility for this debate to the loudest, angriest people in America. On one side are pissed-off but well-meaning folks who know less than nothing about the objects they plan to regulate. And on the other side is Ted Nugent. It’s not exactly the recipe for productive debate. As Cracked’s resident weapons expert, it’s my duty to shoot a hot, steaming load of perspective into this argument. If we want a productive discussion about guns, we all need to accept a few things:
Good humorous take on one of the issues that divides us.
I prefer “Moron Label” to Molon Lame and I also like reminding wingnuts that the Spartans were slave owning & required to be homosexual while in their Army and that they didn’t stop the Persians. Instead they were a road bump while they all died so that the Athenians could have enough time to defeat them ;) History has a liberal bias too…