February 21st, 2007 07:16 PM
Nothing you don't already know - DC
From NRA-ILA - wholly predictable IMO ........
Freedom From Fear Is Also A Right
Washington, D.C., residents have been the guinea pigs in a failed 30-year-old experiment in social engineering. Three decades of strict gun control laws have not made the capital city`s streets safer. On the contrary, since 1976, D.C.`s murder rate has increased 32%, and violent crimes committed during the first few weeks of 2007 by gun-wielding thugs are up a staggering 50% over the same period last year.
Chris - P95
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February 21st, 2007 07:36 PM
yet the sheeple still don't get it do they!
February 21st, 2007 08:22 PM
February 21st, 2007 08:27 PM
I would like to see this article in the Washington post. They print every thing else.
February 21st, 2007 08:46 PM
'Freedom From Fear Is Also A Right'
No it's NOT a RIGHT!
You have the right to LIFE, LIBERTY & the Pursuit of Happiness.
Notice that happiness is NOT guaranteed, just your right to the PURSUIT of it.
Neither is the 'freedom from fear'.
I just love the way people call things 'RIGHTS'. The think they have the right to health care, welfare, free lunch, government subsidies...etc.....
Your 'rights' aren't dependent on denying someone else their rights.
Here is a good example of what I mean:
You have the right to freedom of speech, BUT NOBODY IS REQUIRED TO LISTEN TO YOU.
Quemadmodum gladius neminem occidit, occidentis telum est.-Seneca
"If you carry a gun, people will call you paranoid. If I have a gun, what do I have to be paranoid about?" -Clint Smith
"An unarmed man can only flee from evil, and evil is not overcome by fleeing from it." -Jeff Cooper
February 21st, 2007 10:02 PM
I too used to go to DC for the night life back in the 60's. Now I wouldn't be out on the streets after dark even if armed - just too many scum bags for my taste. It is sad that I, a loyal, tax-paying citizen of US of A, can't visit our nations capitol in safety.
"If we loose Freedom here, there's no place to escape to. This is the Last Place on Earth!" Ronald Reagan
February 21st, 2007 10:20 PM
With The Liberal Media...
Don't think they ever will either...
Originally Posted by Go Glock
The last Blood Moon Tetrad for this millennium starts in April 2014 and ends in September 2015...according to NASA.
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NRA Life Member[/B]
February 21st, 2007 11:19 PM
What do you think the registration period is for? 3 months to register them, wait 3 months, then have a 3 month turn in period before they go door to door to confiscate them. Duh. Not too hard to figure out.
It is DC. It's not like they are having a change of mind, else they would just make them legal to own, not just legal to register.
Sorry, maybe that's just too political.
The only thing that stops bad guys with guns is good guys with guns. SgtD
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