Private firearms ownership exists in Western countries since that has been an integral part of those societies.
-Well, (We are told) that's an opinion.
With the gradual but steady creep of pure dishonesty in our daily lives, individuals no longer have any fear of being called out for telling outright lies.
The combination of turning all things into opinions and the abandonment of any consequences for making statements that the speaker himself could in no way believe has created the perfect storm.
“Who is the tea party? Well, understand, when I was in school, I studied government, among other things, and prior to World War I and after World War I we had the anarchists,” Reid began. “Now they were violent — you know, some say that’s what started World War I, the anarchy moment — but they were violent. They did damage to property and they did physical damage to people.”
“The modern anarchists don’t do that — that’s the tea party,” Reid clarified. “But they have the same philosophy as the early anarchists: They do not believe in government. Anytime anything bad happens to government, that’s a victory to them. And that’s what’s happened. We have absolute gridlock created by a group of people who represent few Americans. But it makes it extremely difficult to get things done.”
“Let me just tell you — in my mind, same thing,” she said in a preview of the interview on MSNBC......"