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Nobody has pointed out yet that the Army restricts soldiers' access to guns while on base, and that the gun came in from the civilian world.

By John Emerson (not verified) on 12 Nov 2009 #permalink

John: Actually, in the five or six posts on my blog on that issue, that has been pointed out about nine times. Also, see Mike Dunford's post on this (and his comments on my blog)

Are you on TV? If not, you're nobody.

By John Emerson (not verified) on 12 Nov 2009 #permalink

@#4: "Are you on TV? If not, you're nobody."

And from that we can conclude that everybody has pointed out that the Army restricts soldiers' access to guns while on base, and that the gun came in from the civilian world.