Jbird Iowa Fan In Odramaville not with E Member since Oct 2012 10156 posts
re: Mikey Moore to the rescue (Posted on 12/28/12 at 3:16 pm to wheelr)
The funny thing is this walking heart attack still thinks he is relevant. Here is a stunner we started the war of 1812?
FEAR/RACISM. We're an awfully fearful country considering that, unlike most nations, we've never been invaded. (No, 1812 wasn't an invasion. We started it.) Why on earth would we need 300 million guns in our homes? I get why the Russians might be a little spooked (over 20 million of them died in World War II). But what's our excuse? Worried that the Indians from the casino may go on the warpath? Concerned that the Canadians seem to be amassing too many Tim Horton's donut shops on both sides of the border?
No. It's because too many white people are afraid of black people. Period. The vast majority of the guns in the U.S. are sold to white people who live in the suburbs or the country. When we fantasize about being mugged or home invaded, what's the image of the perpetrator in our heads? Is it the freckled-face kid from down the street ? or is it someone who is, if not black, at least poor?