I have decided to finally sell the domain name, michelangelo.com. I was the original purchaser of this domain name back in 1995 and I have owned it ever since. In 1996 I started a web design and development company called, Michelangelo.com, Inc. and closed the company down in 2003 to pursue other interests.
My asking price is $100,000 USD. Serious inquiries only, please. Contact Neil Bonner at firstname.lastname@example.org for purchase. I intend to use Escrow.com to facilitate the payment and domain name transfer.
With all of the discussion the past few days concerning the mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut the media and elected officials are emotionally reacting with suggestions that the solution to Newtown and mass shootings in general, is to ban military-style “assault weapons”. This emotional reaction is understandable but nonetheless, trampling on the Constitutional Rights of citizens is always wrong and makes for poor public policy.
According to the Center for Disease Control, falling out of bed accounts for 450 deaths each year. According to the FBI, last year only 358 people were murdered by rifles.
In this post I show why those that seek to limit our rights and freedoms are wrong and I propose a solution that would limit future mass shootings.
Yesterday I felt the need to respond to a post on the GovLoop website calling for the ban on “assault weapons”. As typical with most emotionally driven folks, they never define what is an “assault weapon”. Is it a weapon that looks like a military gun? Is it a weapon that contains a large magazine that can hold 30 rounds of ammunition? Again, those that wish to weaken certain elements of the Bill of Rights, never are able to articulate what exactly needs to be removed from civilian use. Some in Congress are now calling for banning the popular AR-15 rifle that is by far the most popular rifle sold in the U.S.
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