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Is the NRA the Price of Freedom?

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'Someday, people will read and wonder how we got to this level of insanity. The massacre of 59 people and the wounding of more than 500 by a single shooter with an automatic weapon should not feel normal. People living in years before the Great Depression probably didn’t realize their world had gone crazy. In hindsight, how could they miss it? Historical statistics explain the crisis of the 1930s by showing with brutal clarity that financiers and industrialists bought the government and bent it to their will, redistributing the country’s wealth upward into their own pockets and leaving regular Americans panting desperately behind. But as people became more and more insecure, they listened to what politicians and the media told them: that the country was doing wonderfully. If they weren’t, it was either their own fault, or that of immigrants and minorities.'

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