> The first family to settle Schenectady had a lot more land than I do.
> Is that fair? The guy who built his farm stand in a neighbourhood
> that gradually became hideously wealthy gets to keep his crappy
> looking plywood farm stand next to the mansions because he was
> grandfathered in the zoning laws. Is that fair?
Nothing is stopping you from becoming as hideously rich as them except
your own ambition and the limitations of capitalism. The government,
theoretically, isn't holding you down, nor is the first family or the
> I stubbornly maintain that what the gun control people _want_ is not
> what they _got_ and is probably not what they're _going_ to get. Yes,
> yes I completely agree that they _want_ to ban guns of all kinds, but
> they won't get that.
in the short term, their goal is to incrementally increase gun control
laws that everyone knows won't do squat, and them complain that it's
because we're not doing enough. It's the ratchet effect.
> I'm saying that 'only criminals will have guns' is
> a highly successful marketing campaign
> and not reality.
wouldn't your grandfather clause insure
that only criminals and gun nuts have them?
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