Views of the World by CartoonArts International

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  1. omQ R

    omQ R said, over 3 years ago

    Aber Oliver, in letzter Zeit ist es nicht ein Colt 45, ist es ein Glock! Eine große österreichische Exportwirtschaft.

  2. mickey1339

    mickey1339 GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    God bless Sam Colt…

  3. Peabody-Martini

    Peabody-Martini said, over 3 years ago

    Carved into a mountain a by member of the Ku Klux Klan on land stolen from the Lakota tribe. Considering the bloody history of manifest destiny the six shooter is the only thing missing from that monument as far as symbolism is concerned.

  4. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Sam Colt’s “machine” was considered “revolutionary” in allowing a whole SIX rounds to be carried at one loading. As omQR notes, that is NOT the problem today, but the 30 to 100 rounds that can now be carried, and fired at roughly 100 times the “rounds per minute” an average shooter could manage with a “Peacemaker”, which folks don’t realize, with the ammunition available back then, wasn’t very accurate beyond about 10 feet.


    And, it is NOT the “assault rifle”, but the assault SHORT BARREL WEAPONS, like Glock, Uzi, MAC, etc that are far more often used in criminal, and “mass killing” situations. The difference is that your average gang-banger “drive by” is so common, it doesn’t get the press that a school shooting, or “good neighborhood” event with fewer killed and less “collateral damage”. But, where the founding fathers considered “Common Sense” a document worth reading, and wrote the Constitution, today’s “gun nuts” (not gun OWNERS per se) only read one half of the Second Amendment, and have little “common sense” when it comes to what folks actually need for “home defense” where they are NOT in “military – grade militias”.

  5. rpstrong

    rpstrong GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    @dtroutma

    Based on the Babelfish translation, omQR commented that it would be a Glock today, not a Colt. He also points out that Glock is an Austrian company. (Did you notice that this is an Austrian comic?) Nor did he label it a problem, nor did he mention capacities.
    As to the 2nd Amendment – the definition of “militia” being essentially ALL able bodied Americans has long been established.

  6. rpstrong

    rpstrong GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    “God created some men big,
    and he created some men small.
    And he created Colonel Colt –
    who equalized them all.”

  7. indieme

    indieme GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Peace Maker? Really? Tell that to the Pieces of Children at Sandy Hook.

  8. rpstrong

    rpstrong GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Indeed it is, and thanks for noticing.

  9. rpstrong

    rpstrong GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    “We have the National Guard and a standing army.”

    Both of which are government sanctioned, and both of which are (almost by definition) armed. And one of which existed when the 2nd Amendment was written.

    Do you believe that the founding fathers found it necessary to establish a constitutional right for the army to be armed? No, it (the 2nd) was clearly addressing the civilians’ rights. After all, the militia was the populace. And the populace still exists.

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