The NRA school supplies list: Glue sticks, scissors, No. 2 pencils, ballpoint pens, erasers, highlighters, notebooks and a good guy with a gun

You just knew that the NRA was going to come out firing with guns blazing.
That’s what they do: Pull the trigger.
No muzzles for them.
NRA top gun Wayne LaPierre, in response to the mass shootings in Newtown, today called for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer “waiting in the wings.”
“The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,” LaPierre said.
Granted, it sure doesn’t hurt to have a good guy with a gun on hand when a bad guy with bad intentions and a gun shows up.
But is one good guy with a gun per school enough?
After all, some schools have multiple buildings. And suppose the good guy with a gun is in the biology lab when the bad guy with a gun begins firing in the cafeteria?
Perhaps we need a good guy with a gun in every classroom, café and gym.
By the way, apparently there is something like 100,000 public schools in the country. And since the good guys had all better be packing assault rifles with high-capacity magazines, the cost would be astronomical.
LaPierre said that we can siphon the money from foreign aid, but that budget apparently no longer is buying air conditioners for everyone in the Congo and space heaters for everybody in Iceland.
LaPierre blamed video games, movies and music videos for contributing to our violent culture and he gets no argument here.
Besides, I make it a habit to never argue with a good guy with a gun.
Actually, that goes for a bad guy with a gun, too.
I didn’t sculpt the Zeke physique to wind up with more holes than Swiss cheese.

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