Regarding Orlando, Florida’s Recent and Successful Terrorist Attack, and the Mindless Reactionary Proposals for Gun Control:

Philo, born ca. 20 B.C.

Philo, born ca. 20 B.C.

If guns are unconstitutionally removed and people must thus kill each other with poisons, knives, or baseball bats, or other bludgeon instruments, which they most certainly will, what’s left except “Hand Control?”  No… Democrats do not mean “Gun Control,” they mean “People Control.”

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Twenty centuries ago, another thinker, Philo of Alexandria, hit the nail on the head: “But it is silly to visit displeasure on the servants rather than on the actual authors, for the outrage is not committed by the hands but by the persons who used their hands to commit it, and it is these persons who must be punished.”  — Philo, Volume VII, edited by G. P. Gould, The Loeb Classical Library (LCL 320), Page 461, year 1998.

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Retired military officer; retired Air Force civil servant; retired executive, DS Information Systems Corporation; writer; researcher; reader and avid yachtsman.
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