Guns don't stop crime??? What kind of fairy wonderland land, pixie dust smoking, hippy world are you from? A gun let me keep $600 dollars I would of never seen again if I did not have my concealed weapons permit. An ex girl friend would of been rapped if it was not for blowing a hole in her front door to shoot the nutt that was trying to break the front door down. You only here about the crazies running around doing harm but never the good which because of the news stations are not interested enough to report it except on the local channels. Would a world with out guns be a nice and wonderful place??? You betcha! 100% will the world ever be with out guns? Hell no it wont. So there are going to be other ways to deal with the problem than letting emotions cloud good judgement. If there is a national ban of firearms, how in the world is that going to be possible??? Its not, cause I promise you me and millions like me will die fighting before they take them from me,...though if they offered a 100K per firearm then they can have them all!! :)
I'm not very bright, and at first I thought, "what in hell does this topic have to dowith looking for love in the former Soviet Union?"
It took me a few hours, but I got it! The linked video is a shameless (and completely unattributed) propaganda piece, crafted (rather crudely and brazenly) to mislead and deceive. Thanks, lonely, for a useful litmus test!
It works like this:
Step 1: Watch the linked video.
Step 2: Ask yourself, "do I believe that this video gives an accurate and representative portrayal of what it claims to be its subject matter?"
Step 3: If your answer is "no" or "I have my doubts," your test is finished, nothing to worry about.
Step 4: If your answer is "sure thing," then keep your ass out of the FSU dating business -- in fact, out of any of the former Communist bloc countries, or else the crooks and confidence tricksters are likely to leave nothing of you but a bleached carcass.
Seriously, any man who is foolhardy enough to deal with FSU dating sites, or. God help him, "marriage agencies," had better have a skeptical cast of mind. He must be ready to critically examine all the information he receives, asking "does this make sense?" "Do I have a way to test or verify it?" "Where does the information come from?" "What might the person presenting it, want from me?" "What is the presenter's interest?" "What do I know about his/her/their integrity?"
To anyone who is genuinely interested in the incidence of crime in modern day Australia, and doesn't want to get mired in a wheelbarrowload of sensational blather, I'll start you off with two facts:
1. The incidence (frequency adjusted by population) of violent crime in Australia is DRAMATICALLY lower than that of the USA.
2. The degree of firearm possession in Australia (number of weapons adjusted by population) is DRAMATICALLY lower than that of the USA.
There was an attempted home invasion through my side porch door on a late Sunday evening about 4 years ago.Two young white boys made it into my kitchen .I was on the other side of that kitchen in the dark and flipped on the light switch.One was holding a gun downwards and both`s their eyes got real big when they saw me looking down my barrel aimed with my 38 taurus hammer pulled back with hollow points.He shit himself dropped the gun and they both turned and ran through a screen door without opening it !!!! They got away but i should have killed them both instantly.Until someone else has been in that situation, they would change their minds about anti-gun ownership. I have another true story also if anyone wants to hear it.
"The incidence (frequency adjusted by population) of violent crime in Australia is DRAMATICALLY lower than that of the USA."
I am neutral in this. I do not own a gun.
The point is whether or not crime rate is lower with gun control. I know how data can become manipulated and misleading. When I see statistics, I usually look to see how it is taken. I have looked at the data somewhat, and have seen that gun control increases crime.
Violent crime is higher with a population with more guns. That part is true. But those statistics mostly consist of gang bangers killing other gang bangers, because said gang bangers have easy access to guns. The other percentage of killings are good guys putting holes in bad guys, then the smallest percentage range are innocents being murdered for no reason, stray bullets, etc.
p.s. This might not be useful information for guys looking for woman of an Eastern character but it might be interesting info if said female type is looking to see what topics are big in the United States trying to make the decision to live here.
Yeah, I think most FSU women consider cities to be like it is there, they don't realize that most smaller cities or big towns in the U.S. have almost everything a city does,...In Virginia Beach there is a grocery store that caters to Russians, it has many imported foods and those that are not imported they have the best thing available that is produced in the U.S., New York of course has all that times' 10 but they still have not introduced visa and debit to most places in Manhattan!!! Almost always cash only, sucks!
I posted the link after remembering something danny had said months ago,,,,, it was something to the effect of;,,,,,, “The best thing about Australia is our gun laws!” Yeah right?! As always,, danny aims his absurdities at me,,,, I don’t really think he actually believes half of it himself,,,, but who knows?!
Durak,,, did I say that I believe everything in that video?? I have no way of proving every detail of it,,, but I do agree with the basic premise! Gun laws only affect law abiding people!! Until they can control and regulate the use of guns by criminals (laws that work),,,, I will have nothing to do with gun control laws,,,, and no other sane person should either!!
Have you ever heard any person,,,, Republican, Democrat, NRA member or whomever,,,, say that they think mentally ill people should have guns???? I haven’t,, so why is it so hard to get gun control and mental health check bills passed?? I’ll tell you,,,,,, define: “mentally ill”?? I have already heard the far left say: “Any person who wants a firearm is mentally ill!!” When they have passed some measure of gun control, their first words will be: “Well,,,,, it’s a start!” Many of the far left want to remove “ALL” firearms, I’ve heard it with my own ears, and have read it many times.
Have you ever heard the expression;, Give an inch,,,,, take a mile?? That’s exactly what would happen if they pass mental health checks. The NRA has to battle and oppose, what seems like reasonable precautions,,,, simply because the far left can not be trusted!
“It took me a few hours, but I got it! The linked video is a shameless (and completely unattributed) propaganda piece, crafted (rather crudely and brazenly) to mislead and deceive. Thanks, lonely, for a useful litmus test! “
What took a few hours??
Propaganda? Sure,,, just like almost every news cast I get to see! (I don’t get Fox News here!)
Most of the people who spoke and gave testimony, had their names and positions written at the bottom of the screen! Members of law enforcement, assistant DA’s, members of parliament, and most of all,,,, ordinary citizens!
“Step 4: If your answer is "sure thing," then keep your ass out of the FSU dating business -- in fact, out of any of the former Communist bloc countries, or else the crooks and confidence tricksters are likely to leave nothing of you but a bleached carcass.”
Durak,,, you are making wild assumptions and trying to put people into groups, by using your own criteria,,,, something the far left has been trying to do for decades!
I don’t believe everything I hear or read,,, and I let people make up their own minds about things. It’s my personal opinion,,, that every American home should have a gun and a crate of ammo,,,, and a person who is skilled in using it!! But that’s my personal opinion,,,, and I would be the last person who would want to impose their own belief on others! Freedom and liberty is something that I cherish,,,, and I thank well armed soldiers and rebels for that privilege!!
“Seriously, any man who is foolhardy enough to deal with FSU dating sites, or. God help him, "marriage agencies," had better have a skeptical cast of mind.”
Gee,,, I’m not sure,,,, but haven’t I achieved the same amount of success in FSU dating as you??? And in a much shorter time period!!!
I know how people in the far left need to have a cause,,,,, so here one for you!!
Green leafy vegetables are killing 3,000 a year,,,, according to the CDC!!!
I always hear "crimes are higher in places with more guns while the US FBI statistics themselves prove this myth wrong.
The fact is, the higher the gun ownership rate is, the LOWER the crime rate, especially violent crime.
The ban against "scary looking guns" is absurd as well. The media fails to tell the ignorant Amerikan masses that the
Sandy Hook Shooter used 2 handguns, the BushMaster remained in the car.
"Homeland Security" released a video saying to hide, run or confront a person shooting a gun, with SCISSORS?????? REALLY?????
“lonely, i think Rick4girl is on your side also :) “
Moya,,, it’s not just about the right to bear arms,,,, to buy, own, and possess guns. It’s about protecting your family, and being able to provide for the family if needed.
How dare anyone say a person doesn’t have the right to do that?!!!
Our Constitution with it’s amendments, was created for a reason. To protect the citizens of the United States from it’s own government! So many people (soldiers) have died to protect those rights! Anytime those rights come under attack,,,, it’s like spitting on the graves of the soldiers who died defending them.
"They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
partly watched the vid, and got pretty sick of the bull we seem to have to contend with when bureaucrats are involved with something they know little about, and then theres the sheep of this planet that follow them.
i do agree with you Danny but the real world is a little more complex then banning butter knives.
the criminal aliment has to be dealt with seriously without law fer-biding people been caught up in it.
as in Aussie and your guns, that was the most stupid thing ever done(i'm trying to think if the UN had something to do with this,,,, useless dangerous bastards they are) i think they did???
there was some serious corruption amongst that racket to from memory to,, also involving your upper neighboring countrys.
but Aussie will always have very serious crime with or without guns,, you would have to agree with me there.
you have some very serious people there that will always hurt, very dangerous people.
i know people who have been tortured to death there without the use of guns..
having sensible gun control schemes has to be the answer without bureaucrats been involved.
its to dangerous for any country to allow a one sided bureaucrat dictatorship to govern their land when gun control is the issue,, years of humanization has shown this.
if one was to cull something,, firstly every so proclaimed soldier should be executed by the biggger power above,,, no soldiers on this planet for bureaucrats to manipulate to destroy humanity has to be the positive approach but we are to dumb to see this or contemplate such.
(i done my time in the forces, i am good at what i do,, there i decided i would not kill for no bureaucrat on another mans soil,,,,,, there has to be some extreme reason, which i havent seen in my life time other then a few places like Yugoslavia,,, but hey all soldiers have been zapped by powers above so Yugo didnt happen)
my belief, American actually did the right thing there, the UN as usual a waste of space and lives are on their shoulders,, then theres the Europe union who were absolutely useless other then profiting from it.
the second one, for weapon sen-ability,, a real positive law for labeled criminals to not be able to hold any weapon of any type including a butter knife or they are sent to a place called jail with no get out free jail card.
power or freedom is given more so to non-criminals of the county to carry what they like until they are proven diff or are just not stable to do such, of cause gun licensees and such to vet.
i have a big problem why i should be arrested for carrying a knife,, the system classes me at the same level of some scum gangers,, nice one to the bureaucrats who dont live in the real world..
i saw the other day an old granddad went to court for a pocket knife in his car here:) he got a $250 fine.
sensible laws for the people and massive accountability's to criminals has to be the answer, its that easy, but to class everyone at the same level as some criminal is not the answer and is how we deal with weaponry today.
yes i have almost died by the hands of four guys, home invasion, the other invasion i had, the beautiful sound of lock and load sent gangers scrambling(black bastards which they were)
now if i followed the law my guns are locked away in a double locked safe, yeah real nice for the next home invasion..
agree or not this planet is full of sheep and what great things all them sheep have done and allowed,,,,,,,,,,, good one.
anyway watching Russia the bureaucrats are tightening up on gun control, that must be a good thing yes?????
Rick,,, I’m so glad you posted what you did.
I’m not sure how far along the Sandy Hook shooting was, when I first heard about it on the news. They were still having live broadcasts from the school and it was daylight?! At first they were saying the kid had two hand guns,,, then he had a handgun and an “assault weapon”,,, then only an assault weapon??? I’m thinking to myself,,,,, just how incompetent are the police in that city??? Anybody,, who has even the slightest knowledge about guns,, can tell the difference between handgun ammo and rifle ammo!! And if you don’t know anything about guns or ammo,,,, just read the bottom end of the spent cartridges!!
As always,,, it’s the biased liberal media that needs to lie and distort everything for their own agenda. Then add Hollywood into the mix,,, stars that make millions making violent movies,,, then come out on the side of gun control?! F-ing hypocrites.
On another related topic,,, VP Joe Biden told people to use a shotgun for defense, instead of a handgun.
Aren’t we trying to lessen the loss of life??? A standard pump action shotgun holds 5 or 6 shells,,, 5-3inch magnum shells or 6 2 ¾ inch shells,,,, and when fitted with an extended magazine, it can hold 9!! The best load for defense is “00buckshot” 9 pellets on the 2 ¾ shells and 15 for the 3 inch mags! When pointed at a crowd of people,,, even a blind man could do serious damage!
I think the reason for making such a statement,,, is to get shotguns included in their gun ban??!