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(3:27) A New York City gun shop opened up as an experiment to see if a gun's history could dissuade a potential buyer. More at: GunsWithHistory.com

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Guest: (1123 days ago)

Kiss my ass!

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Kiss my ass!

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Casey Casey (1123 days ago)

Accidents happen with all tools. Compare car deaths to gun deaths...compare where cars have been used in place of a weapon, people driving into crowds, using them to run others down, accidental drive way deaths of children etc. and there is this quote " "In the first six to twelve months of a war with the United States and Great Britain I will run wild and win victory upon victory. But then, if the war continues after that, I have no expectation of success."

"You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind each blade of grass."


how many people were saved here because of this perception all Americans are armed? Was it Micheal Moore who made a documentary that basically showed there are just as many guns in other countries, Canada for example, without the accompanying blood shed. Wasn't his conclusion that Americans live in a state of perpetual fear propagated by MSM and, you guessed it, govt. ? Does it not make more sense to have a well armed populace, like Switzerland for example, than an expensive and highly aggressive army?

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Accidents happen with all tools. Compare car deaths to gun deaths...compare where cars have been used in place of a weapon, people driving into crowds, using them to run others down, accidental drive way deaths of children etc. and there is this quote " "In the first six to twelve months of a war with the United States and Great Britain I will run wild and win victory upon victory. But then, if the war continues after that, I have no expectation of success."

"You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind each blade of grass."


how many people were saved here because of this perception all Americans are armed? Was it Micheal Moore who made a documentary that basically showed there are just as many guns in other countries, Canada for example, without the accompanying blood shed. Wasn't his conclusion that Americans live in a state of perpetual fear propagated by MSM and, you guessed it, govt. ? Does it not make more sense to have a well armed populace, like Switzerland for example, than an expensive and highly aggressive army?

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Guest: Truth Hurts (1122 days ago)

It's not the accidents that are the issue, it's the deliberate homicide, mass murders etc etc etc. I can't remember the UK being successfully invaded too often yet they don't arm all their citizens and rouse them into perpetual fear. I would hate to live in a country where I'd feel I had to own a gun for my own protection. When the USA's day comes it will be from the air and most likely nuclear. The guns their citizens have been using to kill each other for the past few centuries won't come into it.

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It's not the accidents that are the issue, it's the deliberate homicide, mass murders etc etc etc. I can't remember the UK being successfully invaded too often yet they don't arm all their citizens and rouse them into perpetual fear. I would hate to live in a country where I'd feel I had to own a gun for my own protection. When the USA's day comes it will be from the air and most likely nuclear. The guns their citizens have been using to kill each other for the past few centuries won't come into it.

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Casey Casey (1122 days ago)

There are myriad of ways people can and are killed. Driving into a crowd is one, poisoning is another, a quick search brings up a knife attack in China where 27 people were killed, you have machete attacks etc. why go after just the guns? Do you deny a persons right to defend themselves? Would you attack a person much smaller than yourself if you knew they had a gun? How many people have been saved because of just the knowledge they owned a gun? That is the story you hardly ever hear.

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There are myriad of ways people can and are killed. Driving into a crowd is one, poisoning is another, a quick search brings up a knife attack in China where 27 people were killed, you have machete attacks etc. why go after just the guns? Do you deny a persons right to defend themselves? Would you attack a person much smaller than yourself if you knew they had a gun? How many people have been saved because of just the knowledge they owned a gun? That is the story you hardly ever hear.

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Guest: Truth Hurts (1122 days ago)

Ridiculous comparison. Guns have a specific and singular purpose - to kill. Where poisons have no other benefit, they are carefully controlled. Why don't you total up the deliberate car-homicides, and deliberate poison homicides over the past century in the entire world, and compare that with the deliberate gun-homicide rate for the USA in a single year. Guns enable people to kill in huge numbers very quickly, without skill or control or forethought. To the rest of the world, this is blindingly obvious.

How many people HAVE been saved because of the knowledge they own a gun? It's a story you never hear because it's completely unprovable. What is obvious, is that if gun ownership deterred crime then you'd expect the USA to have one of the lowest crime rates in the developed world, rather than one of the highest.

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Ridiculous comparison. Guns have a specific and singular purpose - to kill. Where poisons have no other benefit, they are carefully controlled. Why don't you total up the deliberate car-homicides, and deliberate poison homicides over the past century in the entire world, and compare that with the deliberate gun-homicide rate for the USA in a single year. Guns enable people to kill in huge numbers very quickly, without skill or control or forethought. To the rest of the world, this is blindingly obvious.

How many people HAVE been saved because of the knowledge they own a gun? It's a story you never hear because it's completely unprovable. What is obvious, is that if gun ownership deterred crime then you'd expect the USA to have one of the lowest crime rates in the developed world, rather than one of the highest.

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Casey Casey (1122 days ago)
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It depends on the PERSON. If you are a law abiding citizen you will aquire your gun legally and use it for hunting, self defence, sport or what ever. If you are a criminal then no amount of laws or prohibition will make any difference. I think you'll find in many places in the world guns are highly controlled too, that doesn't stop criminals from acquiring them. Japan would be a prime example where guns are virtually impossible to buy ow own but the criminals have them. Homocides etc. are committed by criminals, not law abiding people, they will kill or attempt to kill by any means possible, fertiliser bombs etc. all you would be doing is preventing some ones basic right of self defence why would you want to do that? As for the unprovable fact that guns definitely deter aggressors, well, it's a matter of common sense! When some one doesn't attack you because you have a gun where is the proof? Of course there rarely is proof but that doesn't mean it doesn't often happen.

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It depends on the PERSON. If you are a law abiding citizen you will aquire your gun legally and use it for hunting, self defence, sport or what ever. If you are a criminal then no amount of laws or prohibition will make any difference. I think you'll find in many places in the world guns are highly controlled too, that doesn't stop criminals from acquiring them. Japan would be a prime example where guns are virtually impossible to buy ow own but the criminals have them. Homocides etc. are committed by criminals, not law abiding people, they will kill or attempt to kill by any means possible, fertiliser bombs etc. all you would be doing is preventing some ones basic right of self defence why would you want to do that? As for the unprovable fact that guns definitely deter aggressors, well, it's a matter of common sense! When some one doesn't attack you because you have a gun where is the proof? Of course there rarely is proof but that doesn't mean it doesn't often happen.

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