A 5 Step Plan To Significantly Reduce Gun Violence in the US

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    by Robert Wenzel

    Economic Policy Journal




    I highlighted the author because there are a few here like Wry who will obsess and keep saying that I said it. I post it merely for discussion purposes.


    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.

    3. End minimum wage laws. Urban youth, in particular, with few skills, are the victims of the minimum wage laws. Their marginal revenue productivity is not high enough to warrant businesses hiring them. Thus, they roam, looking for targets to rob.

    4. Abolish the Department of Education. Government education is a myth. It's an open air prison. The only thing learned at public schools is how to become a thug.

    5. End gun control. Guns are the great equalizer. Robberies will really go down when criminals know that the potential victims could be carrying.

    Bonus idea: End gun registration and destroy all records of who owns guns.

    Gun registration is only one step away from gun confiscation. The most important reason to own a gun is so that individuals can protect themselves should a government get oppressively totalitarian. The last thing that an individuals should want is the government having a list of who owns guns.

    A 5 Step Plan To Significantly Reduce Gun Violence in the US by Robert Wenzel
     
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    This opinion piece misses the issue of mental instability.

    In fact, it appears the author of the article is attempting to use the recent mass murders to advance a political agenda.
     
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    what part of #1 or #2 don't you understand.....?

    we still don't know if Adam Lanza took drugs of any sort which may have influenced his rampage....

    .....yet the Dimwits are deep in it (before the facts are even known).....concocting a pie-in-the-sky panacea....AKA "advancing a political agenda"....
     

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