From: alvey <alvey@is.invalid>
Subject: Re: Guns and parachutes in movies
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From: alvey <alvey@is.invalid>
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Subject: Re: Guns and parachutes in movies
Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2018 08:09:23 +1000
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On Thu, 1 Mar 2018 14:17:52 -0500, Bill Steele wrote:

> On 2018-02-28 23:41:23 +0000, alvey said:
>> On Wed, 28 Feb 2018 17:38:25 -0500, moviePig wrote:
>>> On 2/28/2018 4:21 PM, alvey wrote:
>>>> On Mon, 26 Feb 2018 19:07:50 -0800 (PST), Irish Ranger wrote:
>>>>> A gun is like a parachute.
>>>> Aside from the fact that one is designed to save lives and the other one is
>>>> designed to take them.
>>>> HTH
>>> Not if you give the guns to the right people.  (The right people are the
>>> ones who want only to kill the wrong people.  WCGW?)
>> Absolutely nothing.
>> Besides, guns don't kill people, parachutes kill people.
> They do. There have been people who had their parachute get stuck in a 
> tree and died before being found. There may also have been people who 
> have were smothered to death in a parachute. Not to mention those where 
> the parachute failed.
> The parallel is still good: Parachutes don't kill people; people who 
> don't use parachutes properly kill people.  Including, sometimes, 
> themselves.
> To fully support the 2nd Amendment we should require that anyone 
> purchasing a gun submit evidence of membership in a well-regulated militia.

Good luck with defining a "well regulated militia". I suspect that everyone
having their boots on the correct foot would be about the pass mark.

And btw; If the USA Constitution is so fucking sacrosanct, how did it get