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Old 12-28-2012, 20:14   #177
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Originally Posted by groundhawg View Post
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Someone said "if it saves 1 child--or Uncle". . . . .
Each loss of a single life is an immeasurable tragedy to that family.

But the problem is that any idea expressed through this formulation – “If we can [verb] just one [noun] then [rule, requirement or restriction] will be worth it.” – is errant nonsense. Always and without exception.

It's no basis for policy.

Here's why:
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