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Wrong Side of History
Capitalism creates so much extra food that we have an entire non-profit industry set up to distribute surplus to the hungry. Literally nobody is starving to death in capitalist nations. Literally millions have starved to death in Marxist ones.
I never qualified below Sharpshooter (Army) and shot Expert my last two quals — but I took an oath to defend the Constitution, which says "shall not be infringed." Service gave me neither the responsibility nor the authority to decide which firearms my fellow Americans "need."
Look I get it. I was a crack shot with my M-16A2 service rifle. Expert badge. I could split a man in half 9 times out of 10 from 500 meters. Unlike all you @NRA punks I can actually fire an AR-15 with deadly precision. That’s also why I know, no civilian needs 1 or should own 1.
Children have to go back to school soon if we hope to avoid major long-term societal damage and further inequality. Young children are at no risk and play a tiny role in #SARSCoV2 transmission. European countries reopened schools in May with no uptick in cases (e.g. Switzerland). https://twitter.com/DrMStiegler/status/1281951617546412032