Public Comment

Disarm America

By James Sayre
Sunday December 16, 2012 - 10:34:00 PM

It is time for America to disarm, both at home and abroad. Since we have only 5% of the world’s population and 50% of military expenditures, we can safely reduce our military budget by 90%. This will free up money for health care and vast reconstruction of our crumbling infrastructure. We can withdraw from our eight-hundred military bases located in one-hundred foreign countries. 

At home, guns are used to force people to do things that they don’t want to, to rob and to kill and also for the killing of innocent wildlife. None of these uses have any true social value. So, every gun owner should be given a single-shot, flint-lock, breech-loading musket, typically used in our Revolutionary War period, 1776-1783. All modern handguns, pistols, automatics and rifles will then be confiscated. And the proud new owners of muskets can use lead balls and powder and practice being members of well-regulated militias…