Originally Posted by HonestChieffan
Jason is really a bit out there. This sort of thing does not bode well for anyone
Video at the link.
WHITLOCK: Sports gets so much attention, and people tune out the real world, that I try to take advantage of the opportunity to talk about the real world when sports lends itself to that and try to open people’s eyes. You know, I did not go as far as I’d like to go because my thoughts on the NRA and America’s gun culture – I believe the NRA is the new KKK. And that the arming of so many black youths, uh, and loading up our community with drugs, and then just having an open shooting gallery, is the work of people who obviously don’t have our best interests [at heart].
I think it’s obvious if you’ve traveled abroad, and traveled to countries where they have legitimate gun laws, that we don’t have to have what we have in America, where people somehow think a gun enhances their liberty, and that people somehow think a gun makes them safer. It just doesn’t. A gun turns some kids listening to music into a murder scene. And uh, you know, if you don’t have a gun, you drive home. You know, kids listening to some loud music, you don’t like it, you go home and complain to your wife. But when you have a gun, you open fire, potentially, and take the life of a child.
translation: there's no personal responsibility for the choices a person makes in this life, it's societies fault for an individual's bad behavior. So let's punish everyone for the violent acts of some kids.
I can't stand this crap. Hey Whitlock, why don't you find the parents of these kids and hold the parents responsible? Now it's the NRA's fault for gang violence instead of individuals in the gangs?