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    Oh, sorry, I think I misread Cue's post as if it...

    Oh, sorry, I think I misread Cue's post as if it was yours.

    I can agree with your sentiment, but I have trouble with the idea that the right to bear arms is truly absolute. You can keep the right,...
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    Close, but "caca" is not as vulgar as "shit". It...

    "Private area of shit" right? Or is it "shitty private area"?[/QUOTE]
    Close, but "caca" is not as vulgar as "shit". It would be more like "Private poop area".
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    Are you aware of Occam's Razor? You have two...

    Are you aware of Occam's Razor?

    You have two countries, one with significantly more firearms per capita than the other, and the country with more firearms has a significantly higher rate of...
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    No, I just used data from wikipedia...

    So you are saying there were around 1,716 non-gang gun-related homicides in 2011. With around 300M people in the US, that's 0.57 homicides/100k people.

    That's still nearly 3 times the german...
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    So you are saying there were around 1,716...

    So you are saying there were around 1,716 non-gang gun-related homicides in 2011. With around 300M people in the US, that's 0.57 homicides/100k people.

    That's still nearly 3 times the german...
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    Sure, but they will be expensive, hard to come...

    Sure, but they will be expensive, hard to come by, and only generally used by the more organized criminal. Think how expensive drugs get, and how much easier it must be to get cocaine across a border...
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    Criminals don't have to follow gun laws to have...

    Criminals don't have to follow gun laws to have their access restricted. Guns don't magically pop up in the hands of criminals. They are either purchased legally, stolen from legal owners, or...
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    Exactly. The language is Catalan and, hilarious...

    Ive been there, its the river delta for the river Ebro on the east coast of Spain.
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    Exactly. The language is Catalan and, hilarious as "AREA PRIVADA DE CAÇA" reads if you know some Spanish,...
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    Selecting ministers from among MPs may be...

    That's not a fix and it's not a workable system short of overhauling our government. The President essentially appoints a cabinet of unelected individuals to form a cabinet, whereas the UK's cabinet...
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    But on FPTP there is an "easy" fix in the form of...

    But on FPTP there is an "easy" fix in the form of primary elections, US-style. I'm not sure there is something equivalent for PR systems.
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    This, right here, is the number one problem with...

    This, right here, is the number one problem with any sort of PR. Who draws up that list? Based on what criteria?

    Basically you end up with a bunch of MPs whose only qualifications are sucking up...
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    You are going to run into rural vs urban...

    You are going to run into rural vs urban differences here. All over the world, in rural areas, it's perfectly normal to let children drive on private/unused roads a few years before they can legally...
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    Or you could do what Spain does and make...

    Or you could do what Spain does and make continuous residence a requirement for benefits, regardless of nationality. The EU rules only say you have to treat everyone the same, not how you have to...
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    You might have a point if there was a cosmic...

    You might have a point if there was a cosmic force going around loading unloaded guns. But there isn't.

    Anyway, I think you misread my post. I never suggested or even mentioned giving children...
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    But then it's not an unloaded firearm. It is a...

    But then it's not an unloaded firearm. It is a loaded firearm. I can point an unloaded firearm at you and keep pressing the trigger, and nothing will happen.

    That we apply the same safety rules to...
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    To be fair, proper supervision for a five year...

    Absolutely. My point is that someone isn't a nut just because they bought a gun for their five year old to use with proper supervision.[/QUOTE]
    To be fair, proper supervision for a five year old...
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    What if it's a false false flag attack? Now it...

    What if it's a false false flag attack? Now it all makes perfect sense....
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    http://www.tradingeconomics.com/charts/rwanda-gdp-...

    http://www.tradingeconomics.com/charts/rwanda-gdp-growth.png?s=rwandagdpqoq

    Ethnic cleansing is great for the economy! So the question is, Wales or Scotland?
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    :facepalm::facepalm::facepalm: The point,...

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    The point, and I'm playing devil's advocate to a degree here, is whether the increase in crime post-ban is worth the eventual drop. More so in...
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    Yea, but the data can be used to defend both...

    Yea, but the data can be used to defend both sides. The only clear drop below pre-ban levels seems to be homicides.

    It kinda fits the pro-gun logic better: higher levels of crime inmediately post...
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    According to that data, gun control is most...

    According to that data, gun control is most effective at reducing fraud and forgery. Either that, or not every change is crime rates has to be directly related to guns.
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    But that's the point of terrorism. The use of...

    But that's the point of terrorism. The use of fear to force changes in attitudes. Otherwise, it would be called strategic bombing.
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    How did a thread about bombings get derailed into...

    How did a thread about bombings get derailed into gun control?

    Surely we should be talking about pressure cooker control, pressure cooker licensing and international treaties on pressure cooker...
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    Something I don't get about the Miranda rights...

    Something I don't get about the Miranda rights thing.

    I thought it was about informing someone of his constitutional rights: the right not to give self-incriminating testimony and the right to...
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    Remember many european countries have militarized...

    Remember many european countries have militarized police forces (Gendarmeries, under one name or another) for when the shit hits the fan. This is slightly different from giving regular policemen...
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