Open Letter to Mr David Hogg

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Open Letter to Mr David Hogg

Post by xouper » Wed May 16, 2018 11:08 pm

Dear Mr Hogg,

In the news today, this is how school shootings can be stopped:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/loca ... story.html

And that is not an isolated example. See also:
Yesterday you asked, "Why doesn’t congress have clear backpacks???? "

Source: https://twitter.com/davidhogg111/status ... 0643559425

Answer: Because they have armed security.

Most mass shootings (using the FBI definition) happen in so-called "gun free zones". So how about advocating for the elimination of "gun free zones" instead of advocating for the infringement of the rights of millions of law abiding gun owners.

Which of the following two signs do you think will be more effective in preventing future school shootings?

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And yes, that second sign is a real sign:
http://wtvr.com/2016/09/21/youve-been-w ... king-heat/

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Re: Open Letter to Mr David Hogg

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed May 16, 2018 11:19 pm

Very nice.

Which one of us do you think is David Hogg's sock? :lmao:
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Re: Open Letter to Mr David Hogg

Post by Pyrrho » Wed May 16, 2018 11:20 pm

It is not that simple.
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Re: Open Letter to Mr David Hogg

Post by Giz » Wed May 16, 2018 11:37 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Very nice.

Which one of us do you think is David Hogg's sock? :lmao:
“One” of us?

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Re: Open Letter to Mr David Hogg

Post by WildCat » Wed May 16, 2018 11:49 pm

Giz wrote:“One” of us?
Do you have questions about God?

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Re: Open Letter to Mr David Hogg

Post by xouper » Wed May 16, 2018 11:59 pm

Pyrrho wrote:It is not that simple.
Quite true.

Please keep in mind however, my missive was addressed not to someone educated or experienced in the complexities and nuances of public policy, but rather to someone who recently described himself as a child (cite) and whose anti-gun advocacy is simplistically childlike.

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Re: Open Letter to Mr David Hogg

Post by Doctor X » Thu May 17, 2018 12:41 am

Someone should write it down, put an address on an envelope with appropriate postage, place it, folded, in said envelope then convey oneself to an official United States Postal Service receptacle and place it within.

Then this Mr. Hogg may receive and benefit from its erudition.

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Re: Open Letter to Mr David Hogg

Post by Giz » Thu May 17, 2018 12:56 am

Doctor X wrote:Someone should write it down, put an address on an envelope with appropriate postage, place it, folded, in said envelope then convey oneself to an official United States Postal Service receptacle and place it within.

Then this Mr. Hogg may receive and benefit from its erudition.

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You mean, go the whole hogg?

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Re: Open Letter to Mr David Hogg

Post by Pyrrho » Thu May 17, 2018 1:08 am

xouper wrote:
Pyrrho wrote:It is not that simple.
Quite true.

Please keep in mind however, my missive was addressed not to someone educated or experienced in the complexities and nuances of public policy, but rather to someone who recently described himself as a child (cite) and whose anti-gun advocacy is simplistically childlike.
My observation is that both sides are far too reactive and have done nothing to address the complexities of the problem...assuming anyone agrees that there is a problem.
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Re: Open Letter to Mr David Hogg

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu May 17, 2018 8:39 am

xouper wrote:
Pyrrho wrote:It is not that simple.
Quite true.

Please keep in mind however, my missive was addressed not to someone educated or experienced in the complexities and nuances of public policy, but rather to someone who recently described himself as a child (cite) and whose anti-gun advocacy is simplistically childlike.
And who reads SC.

I think you have someone in particular in mind. :)
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Re: Open Letter to Mr David Hogg

Post by xouper » Thu May 17, 2018 3:13 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
xouper wrote:
Pyrrho wrote:It is not that simple.
Quite true.

Please keep in mind however, my missive was addressed not to someone educated or experienced in the complexities and nuances of public policy, but rather to someone who recently described himself as a child (cite) and whose anti-gun advocacy is simplistically childlike.
And who reads SC.

I think you have someone in particular in mind. :)
Sorry, no. I was not thinking of anyone here on this forum. I was just running my mouth, because, well . . . that's what this forum is for, no?

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Re: Open Letter to Mr David Hogg

Post by xouper » Thu May 17, 2018 3:19 pm

Pyrrho wrote:My observation is that both sides are far too reactive and have done nothing to address the complexities of the problem...assuming anyone agrees that there is a problem.
I hope you weren't expecting more than that from our professional politicians, or from the media, or even from this forum.

Anyway . . . again, I agree with your observations.

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Re: Open Letter to Mr David Hogg

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu May 17, 2018 3:37 pm

xouper wrote:
Sorry, no. I was not thinking of anyone here on this forum. I was just running my mouth, because, well . . . that's what this forum is for, no?
It's OK xouper.

I was trolling the other guy not you. :BigGrin3:
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Re: Open Letter to Mr David Hogg

Post by gnome » Thu May 17, 2018 5:08 pm

It is worth noting that Mr. Hogg's school was not a "gun-free zone", in the sense that armed protection was on site.

Now, whether that person did their job seems to be a point of contention.
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Re: Open Letter to Mr David Hogg

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu May 17, 2018 5:14 pm

Ever hear of an inmate shooting up the inside of a prison?

Never mind silliness about "gun free" zones.

The public schools need to be more like prisons.




Or do you hate children? :cry:
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Re: Open Letter to Mr David Hogg

Post by Mentat » Fri May 18, 2018 1:43 am

Pyrrho wrote:
xouper wrote:
Pyrrho wrote:It is not that simple.
Quite true.

Please keep in mind however, my missive was addressed not to someone educated or experienced in the complexities and nuances of public policy, but rather to someone who recently described himself as a child (cite) and whose anti-gun advocacy is simplistically childlike.
My observation is that both sides are far too reactive and have done nothing to address the complexities of the problem...assuming anyone agrees that there is a problem.
It's an argument that's very easy to win. It's just a matter of who can come up with the most anecdotes.
It's "pea-can", man.

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Re: Open Letter to Mr David Hogg

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri May 18, 2018 1:44 pm

Anecdotes + made up shit. Got it. 8)
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Re: Open Letter to Mr David Hogg

Post by Doctor X » Fri May 18, 2018 4:22 pm

Just here to check the popcorn.

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Re: Open Letter to Mr David Hogg

Post by xouper » Sat May 19, 2018 12:28 am

xouper wrote:
Pyrrho wrote:My observation is that both sides are far too reactive and have done nothing to address the complexities of the problem...assuming anyone agrees that there is a problem.
I hope you weren't expecting more than that from our professional politicians, or from the media, or even from this forum.

Anyway . . . again, I agree with your observations.
P.S. Perhaps I could add to that.

Speaking for myself, I confess I am all of the above. I have mostly just been (depending on who you ask) "too reactive", I've done almost nothing to "address the complexities", nor do I agree with everyone's framing of the "problem". So, yeah, your observations are bang on. I agree.

All I can do, especially on a forum like this, is respond to arguments and "facts" that I think are mistaken, wrong, flawed, or irrelevant. And stick up for my core value of individual liberties.

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Re: Open Letter to Mr David Hogg

Post by Mentat » Sat May 19, 2018 3:54 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Anecdotes + made up shit. Got it. 8)
If it's evidence from some random blog or youtube video, then it probably is.
It's "pea-can", man.

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