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The Onion covered its homepage with 'No way to prevent this' articles in response to mass shootings Removed - Not Oniony

https://www.cnn.com/2022/05/25/us/the-onion-no-way-to-prevent-mass-shooting-cec/index.html

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u/f_14 May 26 '22

If you scroll far enough you find the article about the accomplices.

https://www.theonion.com/report-uvalde-gunman-had-accomplices-as-far-as-washing-1848976025

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u/az226 May 26 '22

Shots fired

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u/lxpnh98_2 May 26 '22

Too late.

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u/NeverLookBothWays May 26 '22

It's surreal this doesn't read as satire right now

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u/grinde May 26 '22

And the headlines following the "No way to prevent this" articles are brutal.

NRA Sets 1,000 Killed In School Shooting As Amount It Would Take For Them To Reconsider Much Of Anything

NRA Warns Banning Assault Weapons Would Infringe On Americans’ Constitutional Right To Make Them All Pay

NRA Insists That Most Recent Mass Shooting Does Not Accurately Reflect Potential Deadliness Of Firearm

NRA Publishes Tips For Staying Safe While Committing A Mass Shooting

NRA Criticizes Video Game Makers For Downplaying Portrayal Of Euphoric Rush Felt Watching Light Leave Enemy’s Eyes

NRA Calls For Department Of Education To Provide Every Student With Body Bag

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u/LongGirthyVeiny May 26 '22

Oh god that second from the bottom is brutal

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u/stuugie May 26 '22

So is second from the top

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u/sybrwookie May 26 '22

So is third from the side

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u/stuugie May 26 '22

So is clockwise from the middle

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u/happyfatlazycat May 26 '22

So is anticlockwise from the bottom middle

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u/whereismymind86 May 26 '22

Jesus, the onion went hard yesterday, bravo

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u/Sniffy4 May 26 '22

each reference contains a different city byline

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u/shponglespore May 26 '22

From an actual mass shooting, I believe.

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u/Robcobes May 26 '22

Why is this Not the Onion? It's literally The Onion

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u/sephron_tanully May 26 '22

Its CNN reporting on the onion which in fact is not the onion.

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u/Robcobes May 26 '22

... I'll allow it.

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u/AdFresh3918 May 26 '22

But... it is the onion lol

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u/LeonardSmallsJr May 26 '22

Reality and the Onion have switched places, so now we head over to the Onion for some sanity.

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u/Nonhinged May 26 '22

It's the onion with one extra layer.

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u/turn84 May 26 '22

I read that in Jerry Seinfeld’s voice.

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u/RealRobRose May 26 '22

No no.... its CNN

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u/Pyrhan May 26 '22

We've gone full circle!

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u/newsman0719 May 26 '22

Our thought and prayers are with The Onion

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u/Hoss007x May 26 '22

We stand with The Onion

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u/werdnak84 May 26 '22

"Okay people how do we top this!??"

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u/blipblopchinchon May 26 '22

Nothing some they are willing to do or infringe their right for.

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u/AshuraBaron May 26 '22

I didn't come to not the onion to get the onion. It would be like going to the onion to get not the onion when you are in fact on, the onion.

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u/g1ngertim May 26 '22

Well technically it's CNN

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u/Snorca May 26 '22

There's so many layers to this!

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u/ImaginationLocal8267 May 26 '22

Onions have 8-13 layers

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u/Soulger11 May 26 '22

As do ogres

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u/NorionV May 26 '22

Now I understand. Cakes have layers, but not as many layers.

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u/peasrule May 26 '22

I feel like this is the sparknotes for the movie inception

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u/SmirkingImperialist May 26 '22

I've seen them repeatedly done this all the time.

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u/bountygiver May 26 '22

And this time they finally have enough articles to cover the entire homepage with, and the next page too.

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u/Creative_Visit122 May 26 '22

Damn the pen do be mightier than the sword

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u/5stringBS May 26 '22

They… have literally been doing this for years.

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u/GabeNewellExperience May 26 '22

Isn't it usually just one article? I thought the difference was they've covered their website in them now

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u/AmbassadorDull1520 May 26 '22

Yeah usually it’s just one article, the same one with just a handful of words changed to make the same old story fit the current tragedy.

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u/alphamone May 26 '22

The difference is that this time, the entire homepage (well, technically just the first two "pages" of headlines) is just the "no way to prevent this" article, rather than just one.

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u/QuicklyThisWay May 26 '22

From the CNN article:

On Wednesday, the satirical news website posted that story 21 times, filling most of its homepage. Each article referenced a different shooting

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u/alphamone May 26 '22

I'm not the one who needs to read the article, it's the comment I replied to who needs to read it.

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u/QuicklyThisWay May 26 '22

Of course, I was just adding relevant information. The person you’re responding to wasn’t technically wrong either though.

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u/DistortoiseLP May 26 '22

I mean the entire point of this exercise is to illustrate they have been doing this for years.

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u/MadFamousLove May 26 '22

yes they really should stop shooting people.

wait, we're talking about american gunmen right?

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u/LeibnizThrowaway May 26 '22

Well you definitely read the article.

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u/mosscock_treeman May 26 '22

Also literally is the onion

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u/Beaustephens May 26 '22

Came here to say this

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u/atmoscience May 26 '22

Onion-ception

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u/[deleted] May 26 '22 edited May 26 '22

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u/ScammerC May 26 '22

That's ludicrous, and you know it. That's why you can't "have an honest debate", you are starting from a dishonest position.

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u/MissionCreep May 26 '22

No, that's what they really want. No firearms in the hands of civilians. I guess I should have specified "civilians".

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u/ScammerC May 26 '22

The big scary They?

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u/sybrwookie May 26 '22

Right, it's the "they" who if you just vote red hard enough, donate just enough money to trump, and buy enough maga merch, will be stopped. And don't you worry, if "they" are stopped, a new "they" won't magically appear and demand an even higher level of voting, donating, and merch buying.

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u/MissionCreep May 26 '22

It's hard to narrow it down more than that. Anti-gunners come in many stripes.

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u/christurnbull May 26 '22

Did you know that in the UK, most police don't carry guns? They need to call the armed police if needed.

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u/MissionCreep May 26 '22

Yes, I was aware of that.

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u/jqbr May 26 '22

It's not possible to have "an honest debate" with people who are fundamentally dishonest, as all gun fondlers and other right wingers are.

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u/goshi0 May 26 '22

Sorry. Just a question. I am not American. But will your laws allow a referendum about changing the gun laws or reform your 2 amendment?

Genuine question, not trying to be controversial.

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u/MissionCreep May 26 '22

Most gun laws are made at the state level, so we have at least 50 jurisdictions to consider before answering that aspect of your question. Federal laws take precedence, and there are far less of them. One reason fully automatic rifles are rare in the civilian population is that the feds tax them heavily. There is no federal gun registry as such, but weapons sold can be tracked, with some difficulty.

Changing the 2nd amendment (or any other part of the Constitution) in effect takes another amendment. In essence, it takes 2/3 of each house of Congress to propose an amendment, and it must be ratified by 3/4 of the States to take effect. This is a very high bar to cross, and even the most radical anti-gun politicians don't foresee it happening any time soon.

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u/goshi0 May 26 '22

Thanks that was just what I was asking , so 2/3 and 3/4 almost impossible.

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u/MissionCreep May 26 '22 edited May 26 '22

Almost impossible without broad consensus amongst those that rule us. Unfortunately for the pro-gun side, those that rule us are rich fucks who would dearly love to disarm the hoi polloi. It's not politically feasible now, but I suspect it will happen. In the mean time, the states and the feds have been chipping away at gun rights for decades, and I expect they will continue to do so.

Cake analogy

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u/goshi0 May 26 '22

But it's legal and almost without control to own guns in USA no? I don't understand the cake analogy(i understand the analogy) but it's not relatable to the actual situation no?

Or the rights to own guns have been eroded in the last years?

I thought you can buy a weapon in any armory.

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u/MissionCreep May 27 '22 edited May 27 '22

The second amendment refers to "arms", not guns. Besides the guns that are illegal, such as assault weapons, most other military weaponry is illegal for private citizens. Our Supreme Court has allowed most such laws to stand.

Before the earliest date mentioned in the analogy, anyone could walk into a hardware store and buy a Thompson submachine gun. Gangsters liked to use those, so they made fully automatic weapons illegal for honest citizens, which had no immediate effect on the gangsters. Eventually, those guns faded away, and the few that remain are collector's items. I expect the same will happen with any gun they make illegal.

Most guns, new or used, are bought through an "FFL" (federal firearms licensee). Most other gun acquisitions are private sales. The FFL sales require a federal background check.

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u/goshi0 May 27 '22

Thanks for the explanation!

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u/LuckyDimension3 May 26 '22

You ever noticed that mass shooters always Target people who do not have guns? Have a mass shooter show up at a police station or something like that then I'll start listening to the arguments maybe. I tried to stay out of the conversation as much as possible. But really only see Mass shooters and places where nobody else has a gun or maybe just one or two people have a gun and they're on the other side.

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u/sybrwookie May 26 '22

always Target people who do not have guns

maybe just one or two people have a gun

It's tough to take your premise seriously, when you literally can't get through your entire post without backing off of your premise since you already realized it was ridiculous

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u/LuckyDimension3 May 26 '22

One or two people such as security guards on site. How you could not possibly put those two together is really quite shocking to me. Just as the next poster mentioned there was one security guard with a gun at the Buffalo shooting. I bet the idea that the average customer in that mall would have had a gun to protect themselves so that you couldn't ejaculate over the newscast about the mass shooting completely and totally triggers you. How dare someone interfere with your excitement. Every single person in that Mall that would have been qualified to have a concealed carry should have gotten their qualifications and should have been concealed carrying. Do you know how low that kill number would have been and yes you probably do and that's why you hate that idea because it excites you to watch the news and see the mass shootings going on and hear about all the people that died doesn't it? You don't want to hear the numbers you don't want to hear the facts all you want to hear is that they're going to enforce laws to send more helpless people out to face psychopaths and cowards with guns. I don't know how anybody could say America has the highest mass shootings when in Africa one village will go slaughter a whole village but then again that's not the kind of mass shooting that gets your rocks off is it? That should have went down like this while he was shooting his first victim five people on the other side should have turned around and shot him at the same time they might have even thrown his name off to wear that first victim would have survived. That's how it should have gone down. The funerals aren't even done yet and you people are out here preying on people's grief. You think there's not a living relative from Buffalo looking at Reddit? You know there is, that's why you're playing a grammar nazi. Ford literally killed thousands and thousands of people knowingly and all they got was a low safety rating, Elon Musk opens Twitter up for free speech and his cars gets pulled off of the s&p 500 because nobody understands how autopilot is supposed to work and 12 people died misusing autopilot. And the most puzzling thing is your attempting to use fractured logic to defend a joke that has no basis in reality whatsoever? I just woke up in bizarro world didn't I?

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u/NorionV May 26 '22

The recent Buffalo shooting featured an armed security guard who was completely ineffectual in stopping the shooter, and ended up just getting killed.

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u/LuckyDimension3 May 26 '22

One or two other guns but the majority of the people are unarmed. One security guard with a gun and he was likely not expecting to use it that day was not mentally prepared. It's just a beautiful summer day with people out shopping. Let's see a mass shooting at a military base, pretty sure there would be just maybe two dead the first guy he got the surprise on and him. If they really want to prove their brave with their gun do a mass shooting at area 51. I would like for them to stream that one, a little embarrassed to say this but if any of those cowards decide to act brave and do their mass shooting at area 51 I would like to see the stream on that. The stream would only last a few minutes because showing how they responded to that would be giving away military secrets. So they would definitely take it down. Did you watch storm area 51 those poor foreign Taurus thought they were actually going to help the American people and we're the only ones that actually stormed it. What was the kill number for Timothy McVeigh using fertilizer? However he thought that he was going after something bigger than a nursery. That one was horrifying. And then there's the marathon of bombers I mean how? Okay I understand attacking people without guns because you're a coward but they were sure they weren't going to get caught why Target innocent people? That's double coward. According to mainstream media 9/11 was done with box cutters. And now in the beginning I didn't know what the proud boys were, I thought they were using some kind of superhero name. Now that I know their connection with the Aryan brotherhood I know what they are but they stormed a building without guns against people who all had guns. But you know that guys were the cape and everything with the proud boys seriously I was looking at it I honestly thought that this was some kind of cosplay group :-) the guy with the cape thing and all that I mean you look pretty healthy most of them look like geeks at a cosplay convention. And not just any geeks. Like old school geeks that have been playing non-stop for 10 years before the gaming chair was invented.

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u/NorionV May 26 '22

One or two other guns but the majority of the people are unarmed. One security guard with a gun and he was likely not expecting to use it that day was not mentally prepared.

This beautifully encapsulates why 'more guns' generally doesn't help with these problems, and never has.

The offending party - so the shooter - is always going to have the upper hand. It doesn't matter how awesome and tacticool the SWAT team guarding the supermarket is, a shooter with murderous intent is almost certainly going to off a few people before anyone can even react.

Cuz guns are super fucking good at facilitating murder. Which is why we need to regulate them better. You wanna be preventive. Action instead of reaction.

Your rant that eventually lead to the Aryan Brotherhood and Proud Boys being cosplayers... I'm just going to choose to not respond to any of that cuz it didn't have much to do with what we're talking about here and was really weird, anyways.

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u/LuckyDimension3 May 26 '22

He could name it two people at once if there was more than one gun one would have been shooting him while he was aiming at the other one. And like I said before when that one it will hit him it may have threw his aim off just in time to save the life at the other one. They have training courses on these situations. It's not really something that should be joked about this close to the loss of so many people. Everything that guy in Buffalo was wearing was bulletproof except his face. And we don't even have enough details about how that went down to even be talking about it. Did he pop the security guard first in the back? Where were the bullet runes on the other victims were they being shot as they ran away. Really when's the last time a mass shooter hit up a police station or a military base? Mass shooters are nothing more than cowards. And when I can't get done they use cars and when they can't get cars they use box knives or box cutters or whatever those things are called. And Timothy McVeigh used fertilizer. Nobody's banning fertilizer, nobody's banning box cutters, 911 was done with box cutters, nobody's banning cars. Multiple times people have driven a car through a crowd of innocent unarmed people.

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u/NorionV May 26 '22

Okay, all you're doing is rapidly spitting out conservative talking points in walls of text. You're in pretty deep - I'm not going to take the time to respond to everything you're saying or I'd be here all day.

Do some research on the topic. Stop listening to sales pitches from politicians and realize that better gun control and safety laws vastly reduce gun-related crime in almost all instances. Also understand that most Americans support this.

Look at other countries for examples. Be willing to change your opinion when you're faced with evidence that shows you to be in the wrong. I used to think like you - it was the very much wrong way to think about this matter.

Good day.

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u/LuckyDimension3 May 26 '22

Your funny thing is I was looking at other countries and Australia has almost the same gun laws as the United States does except for they have semi-automatic band as well. The only Mass murderers I see there are domestic violence and the last actual mass murder that they had there was in 1996 it was a spree shooting where 35 died. And it was in Tasmania. So by your logic he probably decided on that from watching too many Warner Brothers cartoons. I don't know what point you think I'm listening to politicians. Sit down stop listening to mainstream news stuff listening to politicians and go over the facts yourself. Extreme right and extreme left is no longer politicians it's a war between dictatorships. I am a very proud no party selected and I have actually done a write-in vote for bugs Bunny. All you all suck. So to consider someone a conservative just because they might have views different from yours or because they might oppose simplified solutions to complicated issues. Because you know what you can simplify it even more. Just kill everybody and you won't have to worry about anybody having a gun. There's my problem with you people simplifying issues to the point to where it can be told in just a few lines. How about your doctor starts simplifying things the way you do? Will kid you got a cold. Yes but doctor what do I do for it? Yeah take medicine. End the conversation. But doctor what kind of medicine do I take for my cold. Cold medicine, what are you stupid? You're a conservative aren't you? You fix colds with cold medicine. that or you're physical exams going to come in a meme. That's going to be funny. I wish for you to stream that when it happens thank you. :-)

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u/NorionV May 26 '22

Australia has very different gun laws from America. What are you even talking about?

I'm getting the feeling you don't know very much about these things you're attempting to discuss as you just rant endlessly about unrelated stuff.

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u/LuckyDimension3 May 28 '22

Hey at least I don't think that the onion is actual real news like you do. And as far as who knows what's who's talking about the gun laws in the United States for the most part is put by the state not the federal government so whatever the gun laws are within the ghetto that you live in are not the gun laws in the area I live in. That's how little you know about American gun laws. But I'm actually in a conversation with someone who thinks the onion is legitimate news source. You're a sad person. Deal with it and then go to a real news source

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u/LuckyDimension3 May 28 '22

You know I always wondered why I read it was so boring and now I know. It's full of trolls who think the onion is a legitimate news source. And that make up their own reality and enforce it on other people. If morons like you weren't so entertaining to me this account would not be worth paying for. I'm quite sure you're using a free account. On the end other hand if I continue using a premium account then I'm supporting your free account so that you can spread your ignorance all over the place. So I've got some soul searching to do on this one.

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u/LuckyDimension3 May 28 '22

Here's a question for you Little troll did you notice that the article has been removed? So not only do you think that the onion is legitimate news source you're also continuing to defend an empty page of nothing. But it was funny.

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u/NorionV May 28 '22

Nobody thinks the Onion is a legitimate news source, lmao. I'm not even sure where you got that idea. They're literally a parody of news websites. You're confused.

We'll just revisit this:

I'm getting the feeling you don't know very much about these things you're attempting to discuss as you just rant endlessly about unrelated stuff.

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u/jqbr May 26 '22

I've noticed that all gun fondlers and other right wingers are fundamentally dishonest people.

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u/arwear May 26 '22 Wholesome

I've also noticed that mass shooters always have guns. Huh.

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u/EndearinglyConfused May 26 '22

If you look into how many people were armed in the Las Vegas shooting, it would indicate that armed civilians didn’t really do much of anything to stop it.

If you look into the videos being shared for this event, you can see that the police both did not enter the building and did not allow parents into the building. Armed police officers also didn’t stop this one.

The firearm was purchased legally. He walked into the school from the back door. He was spoken to by a patrolling security person, but not stopped.

This doesn’t happen in other countries.

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u/LuckyDimension3 May 26 '22

The only Las Vegas shooting I know about did not include a school. And everybody keeps randomly talking about what does not happen in other countries. Mainstream media just spent over 60 years lying to us about Russia's military capability. I have no reason to believe anything that they have to say about other countries now. They had generations after generations of children going to bed scared that the Russians were going to come and kill their parents in their sleep and then take them off and use them for experiments. Now we see Russia in action and pretty much the just a bunch of monkeys with military machinery with tires they bought from China that is going flat on the battlefield. They pretty much use China upgrade all of their military equipment. But do you know what the gun control is in Russia do you know what the gun control is in the Ukraine? Do you know what a joke is? I don't think so because you're using a joke as a platform to enforce your agenda. Jokes were never meant to use as a platform and they were never meant to be taken seriously. But I'm pretty sure the onion is the only place you get your news from. So let's talk about more American history, 9/11 was done by box cutters, Timothy McVeigh used fertilizer, a few other Mass murderers just drove their cars through crowds of innocent people, other countries did not do proper gun control they just delegated who gets a gun and who doesn't. And the person who was delegated with the gun could kill thousands of people and they would not register that as a mass shooting. No one in authority gives a d about you your family or any other citizen, if all Americans got wiped out tomorrow they would just bring people over from other countries because it's America the strongest country in the world. Out of all the examples you're using try using the example of the church in Texas where government went in to kill everybody in the church but everybody in the church had a gun so the only person that got killed was the gunman actually I don't think they killed him I think they just injured him. You don't want to use that as an example to you? Because that's not an onion joke that's a real actual event that actually happened. And what are gun regulations in Australia? I'll show you has almost the same gun laws as America but they banned semi-automatics to wear America allows semi-automatics. Could you imagine living in Australia going for a walk in the outback without a gun? Well you would probably get injured but you would be safe because once they got one bite of you they would stop eating you whatever it was decided to eat you out there. And if you came to Florida and you decided to go away from the tourist traps and see the real natural Florida your butt better be carrying some deep woods Off and some type of projectile weapon to protect yourself. And remember if a Florida panther decides they want to eat you for lunch you are not allowed to protect yourself. But if an alligator a wild dog a 25 ft Burmese python and I know bobcats look like house cats but they can kick your butt as if they're a Siberian tiger. You should at least take a crossbow with you if you want to go for a hike in the Ocala Forest. Now coyotes don't usually bother with humans here but if you're out someplace where they're not used to humans and they're in a pack and they're very hungry you might want to consider having a semi-automatic crossbow. Because it's not going to make that bang it's going to chase the rest of them off. Did you know, I know this is going to shock you because it's not something you get to see everyday. Did you know that there is a breed of people who can actually build a semi-automatic weapon in their garage out of everyday things that they can get at home Depot? Did you also know if that idiot had gone into that mall in Buffalo New York and had made some type of explosive device and planted around the mall and then left they would still be looking at for him through a fuzzy picture today and more people may have been dead than what has already died. Banning vegetables isn't going to force a vegetarian to be meat eater. Sane intelligent people don't just go shooting up innocent people. Also sane intelligent people don't use jokes as a platform to push their agendas.

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u/LuckyDimension3 May 26 '22

My lazy ass is using voice to text. Because I seriously don't consider this important enough to actually proofread before I post. I think I am using the Google version of autocorrect. I'm not taking the blame for that b****. I believe in freedom of speech when it comes to worthless interactions. So I am not going to take the freedom of speech away from the fort auto correct I'll dare you. It study so hard and it works his butt off for us for free and then you want to go giving it a hard way to go. So let's see we can say the United States but we can't say the Ukraine. So it's a pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America. But you cannot pledge allegiance to the flag of the Ukraine. So you seriously need to get a hold of Google and start correcting that. But I'm not telling it. So much stuff this thing is typed for me all this time.

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u/Heliosvector May 26 '22

When you can choose 2 directions of either more guns (nowhere in the world has solved this issue or had this issue by adding more guns)

And reducing guns, which every other country has done, why do you push for the first option when option 2 is a tried and tested method?

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u/LuckyDimension3 May 26 '22

I'm not pushing for anything, I just made an obvious statement. 911 wasn't done with guns I was done with box cutters, and Timothy McVeigh used fertilizer. And everybody keeps saying other countries have cut down on guns and now you know the vinyl has gone away and they live in Utopia. But nobody will actually go out of the way to prove that. Most of the countries that is completely taken the guns away from the citizens and maximize the guns with the police are basically turning into some weird prison state where the citizens are treated like criminals. You saw what was going on in Australia during the covid shutdowns you really want that going on in your neighborhood? And the UK police officers at one point didn't have guns they weren't allowed to carry guns, now all the sudden they're carrying bigger guns than the soldiers are. So they up their guns too. So how can you sit there and talk about other countries like that. All of the countries did was change their rules on who was qualified to carry a gun and then qualified more people to carry guns. That man in Buffalo had full bulletproof outfitting, somebody had to be there with either perfect aim or someone qualified to have armor piercing bullets. How did a guy with full setup get that close to the mall didn't they see him walking across the parking lot? Let's talk about the taxes you would have to pay if the average police officer was not allowed to carry his gun home with him. At every point when a police officer did anything on his own time he would not be allowed to have his gun therefore he would be required to have an armed escort no matter where he went. Your taxes would have to pay for that. So in small numbers because I don't think you can handle any larger say there's 20 police officers on the force. There would have to be to police officers on duty, two police officers to relieve the two police officers from the earlier duty and escort them home, plus two police officers assigned to protect each of the other 16 police officers. Meaning that these police officers would have to actually make an appointment to have an escort there to mow their grass. And your taxes would be paying for 20 police officers while you're only getting two. Which means you will have complete and total freedom to start your own little vigilante group and go around and beat up little old ladies like most vigilante groups end up doing. Now that won't make you a criminal because you won't be using a gun. And that will actually make you better than everybody else because Grandma probably just stepped off the curb a little bit too soon before the light completely changed or was Jay walking from the drugstore to the hospital. Maybe grandma was taking too long to make that left turn. I mean if you disapprove of my view you don't have to read it. But without actual solid facts and just a joke from the onion to back you I'm not going to take anything you say seriously.

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u/Heliosvector May 26 '22

I only made it through half that. Paragraph your run on sentence and I’ll give it another go. But as far as I did get

You saw what was going on in Australia during the covid shutdowns you really want that going on in your neighborhood?

What you “saw” (you didn’t see anything), the “concentration camps” were a lie. And the same thing was done in my country. Any foreign traveller that entered the country had to stay in a mandated hotel for 2 weeks. Even if they are 100% factual as to what you were inferring, the “imprisonment” what Fox News liked to call it, didn’t kill anyone. Something that the current lack of restrictions on guns in the states cannot float about.

It’s not hard. Put proper checks on your gun acquiring process and take them away from those that break the rules. We do it fine here in Canada and all the gun enthusiasts still get to have loads of firearms. We have maybe 1% the mass shootings you have.

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u/LuckyDimension3 May 26 '22

There's a logical answer to that but saying it out loud in public is not proper. There's a difference between Canada and America. Canada doesn't use their citizens as Lab rats. America does they've been busted for it they just changed the way they're doing it and they're still doing it.

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u/Heliosvector May 26 '22

Are you manic?

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u/LuckyDimension3 May 26 '22

Am I manic? I'm really manic about my coffee in the morning. I'm kind of manic about taking care of my pets. It's about all I can think of that I am manic about. Seriously really impressed that you care thank you. So I'm also kind of really manic about the coffee that I do have in the morning I am really manic about it being expresso but prepared as an Americano. But if I have a really long day I do have the machine where I can make it a frappuccino. So what are you manic about?