Gun Nation (National Geographic Chn)
This is a discussion on Gun Nation (National Geographic Chn) within the The Second Amendment & Gun Legislation Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; We have just had this rubbish shown on UK TV (I think it was called Guns in American when shown in the US in March ...
July 7th, 2009 11:22 AM
July 7th, 2009 11:26 AM
Thank you to our brother in the UK...well said chap.
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July 7th, 2009 11:37 AM
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July 7th, 2009 11:52 AM
Peasants? Umm, have you been to the U.K.? Seen pics maybe? They do have paved roads and electricity there, y'know.
Originally Posted by retsupt99
July 7th, 2009 12:34 PM
They really have roads and electricity there? I didn't realize that...
Originally Posted by United93
You've missed the point...
‘‘Four out of five politicians surveyed prefer unarmed, ignorant peasants.’’
peasant = unarmed subject
Originally Posted by Tint Bob
Tint Bob...no offense meant in the comparison, just that we here in America would become no more THAN peasants without the ability to protect ourselves from the government.
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July 7th, 2009 01:19 PM
No offence taken..... Like that statistic though.....
I'm a firm Believer that our streets would be a lot safer if we could defend ourselves.
Did you know the first gun control act in the UK was around 1890?
After that around 1920 when the government of the day thought the returning troops (WWI) might try to over throw them?? What a suprise there then!
Then a similar machine gun act to yours around 1936, even as late as the 1960's you could visit your local police and get a permit to carry a firearm for self defense.
See it doesn't take long to dis-arm a nation.......
Tint Bob (UK)
July 7th, 2009 02:52 PM
Thank you for sticking up for another's gun rights. Here's another link you may find useful in the future: claytoncramer
July 7th, 2009 03:53 PM
America will get disarmed. 80 million gun owners only 1 million of us will refuse and when looking down the barrel of a martial law solider another 700K will stand down and turn in their weapons.
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July 7th, 2009 07:23 PM
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July 7th, 2009 07:49 PM
Thank You good letter. Maybe it's time for You to come to this side of the pond.
July 8th, 2009 08:17 AM
July 8th, 2009 09:17 AM
I have a good friend, originally from Scotland. Came to the US many years ago. Worked for the World Bank (IIRC) here. Married a U.S. citizen, an Army Capt. They are still married.
Originally Posted by Tint Bob
She has a job (income), a US citizen for a husband, no criminal record, and she speaks the language. It was unbelievable what she had to do become a legal resident, then, ultimately, a U.S. citizen. Among other things, whenever she called INS, she could NEVER get anyone who spoke English, or any of the other 5 languages she speaks.
I won't say anything more for fear of getting dinged with points!
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July 8th, 2009 09:29 AM
I think that about covers it; I don't think you will ever get a reply, but it is good that you sent the letter anyway...
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