These Kinds Of Things Don't Happen Around Here!!
This is a discussion on These Kinds Of Things Don't Happen Around Here!! within the In the News: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Two news stories from our local paper today.
The first sounds like it's drug related (surprise)..............
Man faces murder charge in aftermath of Nanaimo gun ...
May 27th, 2010 06:36 PM
May 27th, 2010 06:36 PM
May 27th, 2010 07:24 PM
It's probably a multi-national sort of thing. Crime doesn't respect any boundaries or so I hear.
Governments, however, believe that if you make it dang near impossible for the law abiding to own a firearm for self-defense, that crime will magically "disappear."
It's pretty much akin to de-clawing a cat.
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May 27th, 2010 09:07 PM
Partner, I read your post and then took a ride out and looked at the pastures and thought about it (really I did w/a cheap beer in a can, in hand). With limited experience, I agree that no (and what if I didn't?), this doesn't happen in your area normally. And I'm sorry that it is. I don't have an understanding of your restrictions re., SD but I do understand there are definite limitations. Steel the home and remember, as a baseball player and/or coach, there's always a legitimate reason for that aluminum bat in your hand/car. A short one....for T ball.
May 27th, 2010 09:52 PM
These types of crimes can happen anywhere. It just hits home when it happens close to where you are.
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May 28th, 2010 03:41 PM
Originally Posted by GunnyBunny
The most common sound bite from bystanders EVERWHERE as they stand outside the yellow tape gawking at the police & medic activity /aftermath at a crime scene at the house next door, or down the street.
"But he seemed like such a nice person". These statments are uttered constantly on the evening news.
Folks, it happens everywhere, the best of places, even gated communities, everywhere!
Asked by a CNN reporter "What do you feel when you shoot a terrorist"?, the Marine sniper simply shrugged & replied "recoil".
Now more than ever, we are at war on our home soil ... WAKE UP & arm our troops when they are on home soil!
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