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The Sad Truth

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I have so many feelings and emotions, anger, sadness, despair, frustration, hopeless and helpless. Did I mention anger? I don’t know what to do. What can I do? What can we do? It may be too late to do much of anything; the genie is out of the gun safe. I’m talking, of course, about the horror in Orland, FL, its aftermath and the ensuing predictable debate over gun control mixed with the platitudes of, “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families and victims.” I want to vomit. Sorry, folks, even if you do believe in some great deity, thoughts and prayers don’t mean squat. Let’s face it; the sad truth is that even if weapons such as the AR-15 are banned nationally, nothing will change, at least not in the foreseeable future. I’m sure you’re thinking, “How can you say such a thing, LeeZard? We absolutely must ban assault weapons!” First of all, the AR-15 is technically NOT an assault weapon. According to the Christian Science Monitor, “The AR-15 is a semi…