It's the Guns, Stupid

Apr 20, 2007 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Truthdig

“And that's the end of the issue”

Why do we have the same futile argument every time there is a mass killing? Advocates of gun control try to open a discussion about whether more reasonable weapons statutes might reduce the number of violent ... via Truthdig

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Aug 12, 2012
 
Tray wrote:
<quoted text> The computer you are using now U.S. developed. The electricity to run that computer U.S. developed. The internet you are using now U.S. developed. Do I really need to keep going?
Oh your little contribution is nothing compared to the ammount of people in this world who contributed to get it where is today...The major difference is they have too much class to brag about it...you can never blame the Americans of that....

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Light Bearer wrote:
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One giant debt for mankind: U.S. national deficit would reach almost to the moon if piled high in $5 bills
Of course the combined US Govt Stimulis of the Moon Project and the Nuclear weapons industry of the sixties was ambitious.
But the Vietnam War broke the fiscal back and Nixon refused to pay for anything with taxation. Instead he and the rest used the US Social Security Bonds for short term debt.
Now all you have to do is pay the debt off. LOL.
Check out your national debt.
Many more will have to be shot as everyone gets angry with paying tax.
Said the man from a country founded by convicts , prostitutes , and inbreds .

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Where Is My America wrote:
Olympics Medal Table
Show me: countries or athletes medal table Athletes Countries
Rank Country Total
1 United States (selected) 44 29 29 102
2 China 38 27 22 87
3 Great Britain & N. Ireland 28 15 19 62
Australia ?????
http://www.bbc.com/news/
You should get Olympic gold for quoting what others are better at than you..

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Tray wrote:
<quoted text> You don't believe we have been to the moon? Go check for yourself. Oh wait you can't.
Yeah I've seen The Dish....and we were great. Was that real? LOL

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Tray wrote:
<quoted text> And still ahead on every nation on Earth.
Until those other nations call in the debt I guess.

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Aug 12, 2012
 
Where Is My America wrote:
<quoted text>This is what most Americans have in their homes.
http://www.youtube.com/watch...
And it is also what you sold to Osama Bin Laden when he was fighting the Russians....onyer!

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french louie wrote:
<quoted text>Said the man from a country founded by convicts , prostitutes , and inbreds .
And now has one of the best economies in the world...makes you look pretty damn stupid then?

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Tray wrote:
<quoted text> And still ahead on every nation on Earth.
In what exactly, are you talking about the Sub prime mortgage crisis...yeah that was real good for you as you didn't only bring yourself down "what exactly is your financial rating again" the other countries you scammed are still reeling from the big mouthed Americans and their slick deals....or was it arming The Taliban to fight off the Russians (How did that work for you?) What about the aid and arms to Saddam Hussien to take on Iran (another of your great ideas)...You on the world stage look like buffoons...and troublemakers...and big mouth schizzo's who most would love to see you implode.....
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Tray wrote:
<quoted text> To keep others from hitting us in the head. It ain't rocket science.
Yep, you take a gun to a fist fight.

Total Murders
Florida USA 987
Australia 226

Firearm Murders
Florida 618
Australia 69

POP Fl 19million
POP AUST 22million
Surely it is not because of guns being available to innappropriate gunnuts.

If you subtract the Florida Firearm Murders from the Total Murders, then the Florida murders look like a Australia.
It must be the guns stupid

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Tray wrote:
<quoted text> The computer you are using now U.S. developed. The electricity to run that computer U.S. developed. The internet you are using now U.S. developed. Do I really need to keep going?
doesnt mean we should accept all ideas from america. electromagnetic power systems are made in australia. self sufficient australian idea. america is not the only solution!

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Where Is My America wrote:
<quoted text>What gun would you prefer to be accidentally shot by.
a love gun!

http://www.freakingnews.com/Lipstick-Gun-Pics...
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Ahomana wrote:
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Yeah....How's that going for ya! cause from where I sit....it looks like you are doomed to turn your "right to bare arms law" against one another and not the government or those oposing that stance.
It's going great, thanks. The USSC confirmed the right to keep and bear arms as an individual right protected by the 2nd Amendment and applied the same restrictions against infringement to the States and local gov'ts under the 14th Amendment. More and more anti-gun and anti-gun owner laws are going away. Violent crime has been dropping for the last decade even with increased gun sales and less restrictive gun laws. How do you explain that...?
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Ahomana wrote:
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Shouldn't that read Thales (Winchester) Australia you moron, I reiterate...America is the largest suppliers of weapons in the world, we need to stop them from supplying arms that are killing millions first and foremost and all those they use to make and sell these weapons....America is the greatest threat to world peace.
America is a threat to the socialist states and people like you because of our individual freedoms and rights. We are not going away or giving up our guns to you or any other gov't or gov't entity. That's the only way you feel threatened because you can't take our country without disarming the American people. Not even the United Nations will be able to do it...so once again...POUND SAND.

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Where Is My America wrote:
<quoted text>This is what most Americans have in their homes.
http://www.youtube.com/watch...
That's a toy.:-)

http://www.gunsandammo.com/2012/04/05/worlds-...
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Ahomana wrote:
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You know I have to ask if some of you Yanks get sarcasm....or do you have trouble with comprehending the written word....read that sentence again....it is not saying everyone is going to shoot everyone because everyone owns a gun
"are you with me so far?" It means that they have that right to shoot and kill if the need or chance arises...the right to bare arms means exactly that "the right to shoot and kill" anyone that trespasses. SHOOT TO KILL IS WHAT THAT MEANS!....Sorry I shouted.... thought I would shout the last part just in case you don't get it.
And once again, YOU are wrong.

There is NO "right" to "shoot and kill"...but obviously YOU DON'T GET IT!

Your ignorance is astounding...just because I exercise my individual right to keep and bear arms...does NOT mean I have "the right to shoot and kill" anyone. Every living person has a right of self defense...and when a criminal threatens the life of another individual, they have given their victim the justification to defend themselves with deadly force against them if necessary.

Your attempt to link "the right" of ownership with what YOU perceive as a "right" to shoot and kill is totally assinine.

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That's a toy.:-)
http://www.gunsandammo.com/2012/04/05/worlds-...
Are those guys shooting that thing without ear protection?

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Hajime wrote:
Smart answer.

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Oh your little contribution is nothing compared to the ammount of people in this world who contributed to get it where is today...The major difference is they have too much class to brag about it...you can never blame the Americans of that....
How many Americans have you met , personally ?

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Ahomana wrote:
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You should get Olympic gold for quoting what others are better at than you..
Try not to be ignorant.

Your an embarrassment.

I meet nice Aussie on the net and in person and you don't represent them.

You don't know anything about guns.

You don't know anything about distribution.

Your just ranting and raving.

Try to educate yourself.

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Where Is My America wrote:
<quoted text>Are those guys shooting that thing without ear protection?
Looks like they were. It also looks like they sold it to someone in law enforcement.

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