Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by 2Wheels4Ever, Sep 24, 2015.
Good message but for the history nerds, Thomas Jefferson did not say this but quoted Italian criminoligist Cesar Beccaria in his book "legal Commonplace Book".
Always research the origins.
I often find something I agree with myself being attributed to the wrong person. In the instant media share age and the Internet Gospel theory....
Not bashing you 2Wheels4ever.
I remember when I was a kid I came home from school and asked my mom what Abraham Lincoln was like in real life. She was not amused.
Too true. And I've seen that happen over and over with Pro-gun stuff. It doesn't help our position when people put out false quotes or out of context quotes. When the other side catches us doing that, they use it to make it look like we don't know what we're talking about.
Also not bashing the OP, I've been pulled in on these things numerous times. Now I've taken to searching those quotes, etc., before I post them, just for my own sanity.
Still a great quote though, and an important one.
Time to call in the cops, ya'll can't be thinking for yourselves...
Italy had criminology in the 18th century? Amazing.
Too bad it is not real. Anyone have some other good ones?
I hear you, I'm still amazed that Barbara Bush is pictured on the $1 bill...
"The Aristocracy is alarmed, that the Workers have become armed." (Anon)
This isn't funny, or even good.
I just really really like it for some reason. Just something about it.
Sleeping with his cloths on... Must be going hunting in the morning...
"Banning guns because a few bad people misuse them is like banning large sodas because - oh, wait..."
-Flopsweat circa 2015
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