Quips, quotes, queries, qualms and quarrels regarding American politics, politicians, foreign policy and public accountability with particular attention to Drumpfen-putz Administration, the Drumpf Crime Family and the Mueller investigation.
bellow about their Second Amendment Rights (as perverted and pronounced by the
NRA and the rest of the gun lobby) seem to have forgotten a vital and essential
aspect to civic rights: responsibility.
All civic rights
come with integral responsibilities. Voting rights comes with the
responsibility to educate oneself about the issues and the candidates.
So-called 'gun rights' comes with a concomitant responsibility of
cynically, many on the 'right' feel that all those of the Islamic faith must
take responsibility for the dangerous few who wage jihad and commit acts of
standard is applied to other groups such as immigrants, Blacks, Hispanics, etc.
All immigrants are judged and condemned outright because of the criminality (or
perceived criminality) of members of their group. A social penalty is levied against the entire
group; distrust at the least.
When confronted with the 'bad apples', the 'lone wolves', the 'sickos', who commit multiple-homicide with a gun, those same
fervent god-fearing, gun-toting folk are not so inclined to perceive that their gun rights are unalterably conjoined to the responsibility of how the
proliferation of guns in American society has negatively effected all of us. They are not
so keen on being grouped with psychos who are also gun-lover.
Yet, in truth,
they must be grouped together; for the law-abiding gun-lover and the psycho
murderer do share a very blatant and obvious characteristic.