This will be short and and to the point friends…here comes more in your face plans for total strangulation if the enemy within can get away with this grasping at straws bull-pucky, this news didn’t shock me in the least but sometimes when one would think you’ve heard it all about everything you possibly could when it comes to Big Brother and their vivid imaginations for total control via ‘socialized engineering‘…once again you’d be wrong! In fact friends…you ain’t heard nothing yet! That’s right boys and girls, step right up to the latest attempt these commie rascals have in store for us when it comes to our right to ‘Keep and Bear Arms’…you can’t make this stuff up friends…check this out and see what you think.

This is via TB:

Is a gun like a virus, tobacco or alcohol? According to “public health experts,“ who in the wake of recent mass shootings are calling for a fresh look at gun violence as a ”social disease,” it is.

What we need, they say, is a “public health approach” to the problem.

Dr. Garen Wintemute of University of California, Davis claims it is no longer enough to tackle gun violence by focusing solely on the people doing the shooting. Dr. Stephen Hargarten, who treated victims of the Sikh temple shootings at the emergency department he heads in Milwaukee, feels the same way.

“What I’m struggling with is, is this the new social norm?” he asked, before asserting: “This is what we’re going to have to live with if we have more personal access to firearms.”

He continued: “We have a public health issue to discuss. Do we wait for the next outbreak or is there something we can do to prevent it?”

About 260 million to 300 million firearms are owned by civilians in the United States; about one-third of American homes have one. Last year, 55 percent of Americans said gun laws should either remain the same or become more lenient.

Certain elements of the “public health approach” to gun control include:

-“Host” factors: What makes someone more likely to shoot, or someone more likely to be a victim. One recent study found firearm owners are more likely than those with no firearms at home to binge drink or drink and drive, the AP reports.

-Disease patterns, observing how a problem spreads. Gun ownership – a precursor to gun violence – can spread “much like an infectious disease circulates,” said Daniel Webster, a health policy expert and co-director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research in Baltimore.

“There’s sort of a contagion phenomenon” after a shooting, where people feel they need to have a gun for protection or retaliation, he said.

If gun control is now part of “public health,“ will it become the responsibility of the government to monitor the issue like any other ”infectious disease”?

One commenter wrote that he would prefer if the “experts” stuck to medicine, rather than trying to “socially engineer” our way to a healthier society.

Like I’ve said many times…when it comes to the ‘progressive left’ it’s always agenda, agenda, agenda…and once again they will fail, fail, fail!

Via my viewfinder in life they’re shooting themselves in one foot while their other foot is stuck squarely in their mouths. – What say you?

Fire Away – Inquiring Minds Want to Know!

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  1. “What makes someone more likely to shoot, or someone more likely to be a victim.”

    I own and carry firearms to protect myself from being a victim. This doctor needs to visit another doctor to remove his head from his ass.

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  2. SPURWING PLOVER says:

    Neglegent doctors have killed more people then guns and have you ever wondrered why the AMA uses snakes in its logo? LIBERALISM IS A SOCIAL DISEASE

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    • quartierleblanc says:

      Wrong, the snake was an ancient symbol of healing. BTW the AMA is a shell organization that represents at last count about 18% of doctors. Many of those memberships are academic or resident physicans whose dues are paid for by the organizations they work for. In short the AMA is a left wing organization that the rank and file despise and don’t support.

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  3. Ref:”Gun ownership – a precursor to gun violence – can spread “much like an infectious disease circulates,””

    A precursor to gun violence? Can spread like an infectious disease?

    I know you said that you can’t make this stuff up…but what the hell is this crap? Somebody sure made this stuff up! Now I’ve studied a lot about medicine and different diseases (during my 21 years with The USAF Veterinary Corps) but I never ran across the gun infection…or is it a virus? And where does it circulate? And what circulates? The gun ownership? or The gun violence?
    Should I worry about the Smith & Western syndrome? Or should I get a Baretta Pox vaccine? Damn, since I’ve read this crap, I’m now worried about Glock Cancer and the dreaded Ruger measles…Ya know I can’t make this stuff up…calling my HGWT* doctor tomorrow…maybe he can recommend a vaccine…

    *Have Gun Will Travel

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    • Norm…

      Just shoot me already….I’m cracking up laughing so much with your post I don’t think I can make it thru another day!

      Priceless my friend…what you wrote was just ‘priceless’…no two ways about it!

      Thanks so much…you made my day complete. 😉

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      • Just caught your response…half asleep here on the east coast and about ready to call it a night…Hey, I’m looking for a sailboat (no lie !)…know anybody that has one for sale? Now that I’ve read your post I’ve been thinking I might want to mount a 50 cal on the deck to keep those Remington sharks from attacking…ya just never know what’s out there!

        Good night sleep tight
        Don’t bite any bullets tonight!

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        • You’re hilarious…and no, I don’t know anyone with sailboat for sale. Others might…and I won’t let any bullets bite tonight – unless for some reason there’s need to be. I’m in the NW…ya never know…it’s a ‘social disease’ or something like that. 😉

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          • So this may be a little off topic but it’s what I started my day off with (I ran into this over at the Chicago Tribune)…
            So I begin with the question, “Do you have a passion for something?” …no, no, I mean a REAL passion!
            Well here is the definition of passion http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lutNECOZFw

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          • Norm, ha!…That video proves that idiots abound everywhere, as is the case with those insane doctors who come up with such garbage!

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    • Guns do spread like virus. I bought one, then another appeared, then another, and another……
      Luckily, I was able to quarantine them in the safe. Damn, one escaped and it’s sitting on my end table! I better put it back or it might just jump up off the table and start shooting at me. I hate it when they do that.

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    • Is a gun like a virus, tobacco or alcohol? According to “public health experts,“ who in the wake of recent mass shootings are calling for a fresh look at gun violence as a ”social disease,” it is.

      Gun sellers are accessories to crime.

      Spoons made me fat.

      Discuss.

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      • Great points…maybe we should blame the farmers, ranchers, grocery stores for what you put on your spoon too. – It’s a crime, a crime I tell ya!

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  4. Got it all wrong BT… they’re shooting themselves in one foot while their other foot steps squarely on their little penises.

    Try to disarm America and you will see bodies in the streets.

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  5. Cinnamon Girl says:

    Perhaps this doctor is a liberal, and definitely he feels emotionally charged from seeing the victims of the Sikh temple incident.

    See, emotions, rather than logic, are what kill people. No one, unless they’re forced into self-defense, are policemen, or are soldiers in the line of fire, thinks logically when they kill.

    If this doctor and others want to say that something is a social disease they can say it is out-of-control emotional behavior that happens, from time to time, to lead to violence and perhaps gun violence. More to the point, the social disease has as it’s “victims” those who have no real respect for life–street thugs, sociopaths, psychopaths, and other miscreants. These same people also seem to have no fear of punishment. They’re not being logical.

    It’s sick, sad, and maddening that some resort to violence and that some use guns to end lives either because they’re mentally ill or just savages, like those in Chicago. But GUNS are not a social disease. To imply that they are or that lawfully owning one is a social disease is outrageous.

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    • Outrageous is right….that’s exactly how I felt when reading this BS last night. I put nothing past the leftist-loons when it comes to them always having some kind of a back-up plan for gun confiscation…absolutely nothing!

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  6. Bloodless Coup says:

    From Infowars.com

    Globalists Plan October Surprise (Martial Law)

    U.S Banks Told To Prepare For Total Collapse!

    http://www.infowars.com/u-s-ba.....-collapse/

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  7. Bloodless Coup says:

    From Infowars.com

    Globalists Plan October Surprise (Martial Law)

    U.S Banks Told To Prepare For Total Collapse!

    http://www.infowars.com/u-s-ba.....-collapse/

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    • David in SC says:

      Eyes Wide Open Blood, if they think that their interests may lose the election, they are fully prepared to do this.

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  8. Two to the chest and one to the head! Unless they are bulky, then the target is groin and legs, ala G. Gordon Liddy!

    Blistered, out!

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  9. AMC has had a John Wayne weekend, that has been my refuge from libtards, thanks BT for swimming through the cesspool of libtardism to keep us updated!

    Sometimes, I just have to revert back to my childhood comfy zone; the Duke, Clint and Star Trek; though Shatner is a Canadian, he had some good roles!

    Blistered, out!

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    • Blistered…

      You’re welcome…we all need to be aware of what the leftists are doing behind the scenes,I saw this as a major one.

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  10. David in SC says:

    If it is a disease, perhaps we should innoculate everyone by giving them a gun.

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  11. Watch this video from South Africa. They have totally disarmed the white Afrikaners and the country is in total chaos. The media won’t touch this story. This is our future if they disarm us here! (Obama is still flooding the country with the third world and it is no accident.
    Uncontrolled immigration has destroyed whole sections of Europe.)

    Take a look at the future!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v.....r_embedded

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  12. Death to Libtards says:

    Guns save lives, if they’re pointed at the right people. Once a predator discovers his victim is armed, there is no rape, no robbery, no murder, and no police report. Huntin’s no fun when the rabbit has the gun.

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  13. From My Cold Dead Hands!

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  14. SPURWING PLOVER says:

    Another of those MAD DOCTORS creating a monster called GUN CONTROL

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  15. quartierleblanc says:

    I”ve met Wintamute and spoken to him a couple of times. He’s a hard core liberal and vehement anti-gunner whose real goal is total disarmament. Being from California he’s probably looking for funding or some speaking gigs so he can make a few bucks on the side. He looks at this as an opportunity for some media time and new job possibilities so he can leave bankrupt Cali.

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    • Hey there…

      Thanks for that info quartierleblanc….much appreciated, bet you’re spot-on with your deductions regarding this nutcase doctor. $$$Talks!

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  16. funny… doctors and perscription meds kill more people than guns and so does McDonalds and Burger King, but no one is calling for a ban on them… lets not forget about car accidents too.. guess we should ban all cars.. even the prius

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  17. I got an STD from my gun. Shoot The Dick!

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  18. The biggest tragedy of the shootings by the deranged nuts is they don’t kill the one’s that really need killing.

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  19. SPURWING PLOVER says:

    ga steve blame the GUN FREE ZONES if someone had a gun that freak would be pushing up daisies right now now most likly he,ll suck off the public for many years to come

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  20. David in SC says:

    BIG!

    This is for You,

    http://youtu.be/QNrnxO7vIks

    please pass to Cinammon Girl and whoever else.

    D

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    • Thanks…this is a good one. If CG is here I’ll let her know…plus help make it go viral.~

      Others here need to take a look at this too. 😉

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  21. Just another California asshole liberal that needs a lesson in why we have a Constitution and Bill of Rights ,, To keep jackasses ike them at bay whenever they start shooting (sic) their mouths off…

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  22. Ref:‘SOCIAL DISEASE?’

    Social disease huh? Heck, you want to see a social disease check this out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSqpHKOv2DE This is a real disease!
    Bar None!

    Norm

    ps: Video by yours truly!

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    • Norm…

      That’s rich! Loved it…tweeted already. Plus, will be sharing with others.

      Priceless indeed…thanks for sharing a much needed message. – Job well done. 😉

      Btw…ya never know, may use that in one of my blog posts. ~

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  23. Death to Libtards says:

    Next we’ll have to ban “long machete like knives”. NEVER bring a knife to a gunfight, especially with the po-po.

    http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_new.....quare?lite

    Typical “din’ do nuffins” comment from the scumbag with the cell phone at the end.

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  24. Another malpractice lawsuit just for Dr. Wintemute, is what this train of thought will bring.

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  25. Guns aren’t a social disease. But you know what is? Generational welfare dependency disorder.

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  26. Thanks for this post…see my version cross-posted here http://normanhooben.blogspot.c.....sease.html

    Norm

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  27. SPURWING PLOVER says:

    I would like to see him sued for MALPRACTICE

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  28. Libtrash are always after legal guns from law-abiding citizens while they live in gated/guarded communities, go around with private security, and sleep with a gun by their beds. Typical libs. They think they are superior and can handle having guns while all the rest of us are the ‘masses’ and cannot be trusted with them. In reality…it is nothing but a case of control. The elite and the politicians can’t completely control us unless they disarm us….and that is NOT going to happen. Any attempt will be at their peril.

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  29. Louisiana Steve says:

    Scapels have killed countless thousands…let’s have a ‘fresh look’ at them too.

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  30. Cinnamon Girl says:

    Here it is, August 15th, but I was looking for a place here on AWD to post these two stories to juxtapose them. First, a report on a man beaten nearly to death by six black kids, while the police chief states emphatically that it was NOT a hate crime:

    http://news.cincinnati.com/art...../308150032

    And this, where a shooter walked into a conservative Christian organization and opened fire, yet we cannot possibly know what was in his head:

    http://www.wjla.com/articles/2.....78851.html

    Hmm. Any crime against whites or Christians seems to never, ever be a hate crime and somehow the authorities KNOW this and they know it IMMEDIATELY. Folks, we are definitely in a race war and morality war and the police and media are covering it up!!!

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  31. SPURWING PLOVER says:

    Back a few years ago the former govenor of MARYLAND,PARIS GLENDENNING tried to disengaged a trigger lock he wanted to be required to be on all handguns he was humilated when he was unable to disengage the lock

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