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Wish It Weren’t True: Can’t Fix Stupid (on Gun Deaths, For Instance)!

Posted by on Feb. 27, 2014 at 9:22 AM
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Liberals seldom change. I used to think they were all evil minions who wanted to destroy our country and dominate the world. I think the fog is finally lifting.

Yes, some of them are evil; people like David Axelrod, Hilary Clinton, Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, Robert Gibbs, Eric Holder, and George Soros etc. But these people are different than the run of the mill liberal. They truly are part of the evil empire.

I’m talking about the guy next door, in your office, at the coffee shop kind of guy/gal. They aren’t evil – they are just… stupid.

STUPID – yes I said it and I said it in CAPS!

But, Jeff, how can you make such a judgmental statement? I’m glad you asked. Webster’s Dictionary describes the word stupid this way: having or showing a lack of ability to learn and understand things; dull. In other words – I’m not asking for much. It just might be that the vast majority of libs are just too “stupid” to understand the facts.

When presented with the facts I am simply asking that a person examine them and be able to align their opinions accordingly – but that is lacking in the lives of a majority of liberal philistines, especially in the area of the 2nd Amendment.

Let me share with you some facts. For liberals reading – I’m typing as s l o w l y as possible so you can process this information.

According to the FBI annual crime statistics, the number of murders committed annually with hammers and clubs far outnumbers the number of murders committed with a rifle.

FACTS
2005 Rifles / 445 people Hammers & Clubs / 605 people
2006 Rifles / 438 Hammers & Clubs / 618
2011 Rifles / 323 Hammers & Clubs / 496

Another interesting factoid: According to the FBI, nearly twice as many people are killed by hands and fists each year than are killed by murderers who use rifles.

GET THIS! Your Doctor is more likely to kill you than your being killed by a firearm. Doctors kill 2,450% more Americans than all gun-related deaths combined.

According to Mike Adams, Editor of NaturalNews.com, 19,766 of the total 31,940 gun deaths in the USA (in the year 2011) were suicides. So the actual number of deaths from other people shooting you is only 12,174. We don’t hear about these kinds of numbers from the anti-gun, 2nd Amendment terrorists.

Doctors, comparatively, kill 783,936 people each year, which is 64 times higher than 12,174. Doctors won’t shoot you with bullets (hopefully anyway), but with vaccines, chemotherapy and prescribed drugs… all of which turn out to be WAY more deadly than guns.

So lets do some math. There are 700,000 doctors in America, while there are roughly about 80 million gun owners in America.

BIG QUESTION – How do 700,000 doctors manage to kill 783,936 people each year (that’s over one death per doctor), while 80 million gun owners kill only 31,940?

BECAUSE OWNING A GUN IS MONUMENTALLY SAFER THAN PRACTICING MEDICINE.

Sorry- there I go with the CAPS again. I’m not hating on doctors. I have great friends who are great docs – I’m just sharing numbers from a different perspective.

Send this sweet infographic to your gun-phobic father-in-law.

So just how likely are you to be killed by a gun in the United States? MOST EXCELLENT question! The Economist has put together an interesting graphic that demonstrates your chances of getting killed by an array of things, including guns, heart disease, fire and more.

According to the Economist’s chart, your chances of dying as a result of
– “assault by firearm” is about 1 in 25,000
– 1 in 514,147 chance of being killed by “firearms discharge
– you are more likely to die from “intentional self harm,” an accidental injury or heart disease

GOOD NEWS! You are less likely to be killed by a gun than “walking,” choking or falling down the stairs. You are least likely to be killed by an asteroid impact (74,817,414 to 1), fireworks (50,729,141 to 1) or a bee sting (25,364,571 to 1).

So to my liberal friends who have a lack of ability to learn and understand the short list of facts above, I want you to know I am sorry you are stupid.

I feel badly that you stare directly into the facts yet still choose to live your sad little pathetic life running from those truths and, even worse, choosing to spout rhetoric and lies from your progressive, anti-freedom friends and leaders.

I leave you with a quote from the poet Ron White, and I wish he were wrong. I am truly convinced -You can’t fix stupid.


Read more at http://clashdaily.com/2014/02/wish-werent-true-cant-fix-stupid-gun-deaths/#720vyc0SgcLq6j3u.99
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Outspoken.Mime
by Member on Feb. 27, 2014 at 9:25 AM
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Lets not forget all of the auto deaths.  If we are talking about sheer numbers, cars should be outlawed immediately.

MomTiara19
by Silver Member on Feb. 27, 2014 at 9:33 AM
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Billiejeens
by Ruby Member on Feb. 27, 2014 at 9:34 AM

BUMP!

Outspoken.Mime
by Member on Feb. 27, 2014 at 9:38 AM
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Stand your ground laws and the right to bear arms are separate issues.  If you want to argue against stand your ground laws there is plenty of reason....I can see both sides.

But the way to fix the mixed interpretation and bias in stand your ground laws is NOT to just take people's guns away.  That's like saying cars should be outlawed because some people take liberty with the speed limit and its not uniformly enforced.

Quoting MomTiara19:


Billiejeens
by Ruby Member on Feb. 27, 2014 at 10:14 AM

 Yep

Quoting Outspoken.Mime:

Stand your ground laws and the right to bear arms are separate issues.  If you want to argue against stand your ground laws there is plenty of reason....I can see both sides.

But the way to fix the mixed interpretation and bias in stand your ground laws is NOT to just take people's guns away.  That's like saying cars should be outlawed because some people take liberty with the speed limit and its not uniformly enforced.

Quoting MomTiara19:

 

The Enemy of my Enemy is my Friend.
Sometimes the Enemy of my Enemy is just another Enemy.
The trick is to know when.
lylalane7275
by Silver Member on Feb. 27, 2014 at 10:26 AM

Especially those teeny tiny cars the environments want us to drive.

Quoting Outspoken.Mime:

Lets not forget all of the auto deaths.  If we are talking about sheer numbers, cars should be outlawed immediately.


Outspoken.Mime
by Member on Feb. 27, 2014 at 10:31 AM
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Yeah, those things are a deathtrap.  You hit a pothole and the entire thing might fall apart.

Quoting lylalane7275:

Especially those teeny tiny cars the environments want us to drive.

Quoting Outspoken.Mime:

Lets not forget all of the auto deaths.  If we are talking about sheer numbers, cars should be outlawed immediately.



Billiejeens
by Ruby Member on Feb. 27, 2014 at 11:54 AM

Thanks for the feature Cafemom you rock

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