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THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE
Number 35, January 15, 1998

A Letter to the Editor

By John Taylor
johnno6@erols.com

Special to The Libertarian Enterprise

Dear Editor:

         There's something definitely wrong with my AR-15! I can't figure it out.
         According to the Los Angeles Times*, it should be "terroriz[ing] scores of police officers and civilians", but it has not yet done so. In fact, my youngest son wasn't even terrorized by it at age 9, proclaiming it his favorite gun to shoot.
         It should be emitting "a seemingly endless spray of assault rifle bullets," but it won't. I still have to pull the trigger for each shot, and reload when the magazine's empty.
         It simply refuses to "continue to proliferate". In fact, I'd love for it to generate a couple of offspring.
         It isn't "felling innocent people from coast to coast", and doesn't seem to have any inclination to do so. That suits me fine, but I can't help but wonder if maybe it's testosterone-deficient. Or maybe it lacks adrenaline.
         I'd ask "Times staff writers Jeff Brazil and Steve Berry", but their determination about "assault weapons" was that "The law has been outgunned." Given a quick review of the body-count statistics in recent "police-citizen encounters", that conclusion seems, to quote Bob Eucker, "just a little bit outside."
         I was hoping maybe someone could help me.

Thanks!

John Taylor
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* http://www.latimes.com/HOME/NEWS/REPORTS/WEAPONS/


A "Proud Member of the Media Food Chain" and "Contributor to the Communication Stream of Conspiracy Commerce since 1990", John Taylor is the Maryland Coordinator for the Libertarian Second Amendment Caucus. He adds that his own leading candidate for Whitewash of the Year is: " ... there is insufficient evidence to prove that excessive, unlawful force was knowingly and intentionally employed by FBI personnel in their response to the situation they confronted at Ruby Ridge." [DoJ 97-337]


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