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Houton gun dealer urging people to pack 'more heat' vs Katricians

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Dirty_Zulu, Sep 22, 2006.

  1. Dirty_Zulu

    Dirty_Zulu IncGamers Member

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    Houton gun dealer urging people to pack 'more heat' vs Katricians

    Best line is in bold.

    Why are people so paranoid? People predicting crime will go up when public assistance ends just means they believe certain people are more likely to be criminals than other.

    Instead of offering disaster victims the barrel end of a gun, they should offer social programs.
     
  2. Sir EvilFreeSmeg

    Sir EvilFreeSmeg Banned

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    Ummm... because there's a lot of criminals living in the projects?
     
  3. bladesyz

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    Why do people think guns are going to defend them from crimes? Criminals will almost always have the advantage of surprise, and if ordinary citizens carry guns, you'll be sure all the criminals will be packing heat, and they will know how to use it too. Criminals will always be better armed than ordinary citizens who just want to go about their normal lives. Promoting guns just causes more violence.
     
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    I am not sure as to what you are trying to say. Criminals have guns so citizens should not be armed?
     
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    It sounds like Mr. Pruett wants to move some of his weapons inventory and is utilizing the fear factor as an advertising tool.
     
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    The American way!

    :smiley:
     
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    Makes sense to me. I wouldn't want these people in my city bringing all that crime with them. If I lived in Houston, I'd keep a loaded gun next to my bed.
     
  8. Sir EvilFreeSmeg

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    I've use my firearms several times to prevent crimes. The simple act of jacking a round in a scattergun is one hell of a cirme deterrant. Then there is the countless instances of other people preventing crimes with thier firearms. The web is full of news articles of it happening.

    Ask yourself, are you willing to put a sign on your front door that reads "I'm unarmed, this is a gun-free zone"?

    What makes you think we're weak and incapable of violence ourselves? You cannot suprise somebody that expects to be assaulted whenever he's out in public. You cannot expect criminals to be smart enough to think everything through. I expect to be mugged whenever I go downtown at night. It's a rare crime but if you're not looking for it, it can happen. Somebody could step out of an alley with a pistol, what do you do? Do you expect him to be willing to fire immediately? I don't. A criminal is a coward, he's not looking to shoot me. However I'm expecting to have to whup somebody. I know that I can whip my hat off, slap a hand more than a foot out of alignment and deliver a crushing blow to a knee faster than you can overcome your natural resistance to taking a life. I know this because I've practiced the move and have studied the average time it takes for somebody to become willing to fire. I'm faster and a hell of a lot more aggressive because I'm always ready to attack.

    That's purely ignorant bull****. Do you have any idea of what you're talking about? No, you don't. You're spouting off anti-gun propaganda without having done a lick of research. The old adage about an armed society is a polite one goes back a long time. Who in their right mind is going to go around commiting crimes where everybody is armed? That's a good way to get shot.

    That's exactly what he's saying. In his world, we're already doomed, might as well give it up. If you do anything you're just going to die. Bull****. I'm fighting back. With better aim, better firepower and a greater willingness to create pain, death, destruction and woe. He'd rather surrender and die than fight.
     
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    Because studies say that guns work to defend from crime?

    http://www.guncite.com/gcdgklec.html

    As for criminals living in projects, I would say it more appropriately by suggesting that the projects create criminals, but hey, I guess that is semantics.
     
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    Did anyone read this part?

    That could also mean Houstonians are shooting up Katrinians. Who's really the victims here? Last thing we need is more gun toting Houstonians shooting up displaced people.

    Btw, who's faster? A criminal with a gun drawn with the element of suprise or someone with a gun in the holster and talking on the cell phone?
     
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    Hey man, who was there first?
     
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    Yeah, exactly, Houstonians have every right to shoot the evacuees. They were there first!
     
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    That's a crock of **** and you know it. Houston's crime rate was steady until the influx of refugees. Immediately afterwards the cirme rate skyrocketed. Do you mean to try to tell us that all of a sudden, the people of Houston jsut started becoming a lot more violent all of a sudden? You know better than that
     
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    I've been in porno!

    What is this, Grand Theft Auto? I could swear I heard that ad on Flashback FM the other day.
     
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    If you see a large influx of lower class people in hard times, you are going to see a jump in crime. Imagine that.
     
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    Do you mean to try and tell us that all of a sudden you don't understand the concept of an influx of people scaring an already established group in that area and becoming violent toward the intruders all of a sudden?
     
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    Set phasers for "fun!"

    In the debate over whether or not the Katrinians are a peaceful or hostile people, isn't there an episode we can refer to for reference? "Cut them some slack, their home planet was destroyed." I'm just glad our government is still on top of this whole hurricane thing.

    Man, the Scorpions must feel terrible.
     
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    Didn't you read the above report that says the statistics includes Katrinians being victims of homicide?
     
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    Wooooohoooo!!!!
    Another gun thread :rolleyes:

    I'll go on record for this and say farewell to this thread.
    I'm all for the right and ability of John and Jane Q. Public to own and carry guns in America. Countless studies and statistics confirm that areas of America that have armed populations and concealed-carry laws have less crime.
    Suspects too. I'm sure the displaced Katrinians were just sitting there peacefully and a Houston resident came up and shot them.
     
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    So we should feel more sorry because when they commit armed robbery in someone's home and the home owner shoots the asshole dead, the Katrinian is counted as a victim?

    Just because they lost their homes doesn't mean they need to kill or rob.
     

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