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The US has had 57 times as many school shootings as other major industrialized nations combined

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posted on May, 26 2018 @ 12:50 AM
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originally posted by: Thecakeisalie
a reply to: Southern Guardian

Nice try. How many school shootings have there been in Australia? Zero. Do you wanna know why? gun amnesty. It took one mass shooting to change gun control laws-just one. But continue with your irrelevant extrapolations and keep working on that satire because it needs work.

Guns don't kill people, but people who carry guns kill people because a gun doesn't walk into a school cafeteria and starts shooting people, because guns are inanimate objects, they don't start sleep walking and march into columbine.




Aussies are wusses, despite what the movies would have you think.

They would rather throw a barbie on the grill than eat a croc.

All ya need is a big truck and a celebration in the streets. No guns needed.

So feel lucky for now.





posted on May, 26 2018 @ 12:53 AM
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originally posted by: Southern Guardian
a reply to: SKEPTEK


And the US has 57 times the population of these other major industrialized nations combined.

Imagine that.


Sorry this is just bothering me a lot right now. You're being sarcastic right?

.....yea you were being sarcastic. Gotta be.



57 times the progs than other countries.




posted on May, 26 2018 @ 10:01 AM
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a reply to: burgerbuddy




Aussies are wusses, despite what the movies would have you think
They would rather throw a barbie on the grill than eat a croc.


You like to generalize much?!?!? I also think that you mean shrimp or do you like throwing inanimate plastic dolls on your BBQ!! Croc is very tasty, an Aussie friend bought some for me to try.



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 10:20 AM
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originally posted by: Southern Guardian
Tell me again how guns aren't the problem?


Guns aren't the problem.

I'm going to give you a hypothetical situation.

You are about to be locked in one of two rooms for 24 hours. You will be 100% catered in either room. You will have access to whatever you want, except escape from the room or personal assistance/bodyguards.

The difference between the rooms: One has a fully loaded & kitted AR-15 lying on the ground with the safety off (even a bump stock!), while the other has a homicidal maniac waiting for you to be locked in with him.

Which room do you choose?

If you pick the room with the gun, then you admit that guns aren't the problem. If you pick the room with the maniac, good luck since you have no means to defend yourself.



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 11:38 AM
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originally posted by: Teikiatsu

originally posted by: Southern Guardian
Tell me again how guns aren't the problem?


Guns aren't the problem.

I'm going to give you a hypothetical situation.

You are about to be locked in one of two rooms for 24 hours. You will be 100% catered in either room. You will have access to whatever you want, except escape from the room or personal assistance/bodyguards.

The difference between the rooms: One has a fully loaded & kitted AR-15 lying on the ground with the safety off (even a bump stock!), while the other has a homicidal maniac waiting for you to be locked in with him.

Which room do you choose?

If you pick the room with the gun, then you admit that guns aren't the problem. If you pick the room with the maniac, good luck since you have no means to defend yourself.


Ah, the old "if you have a hammer, every problem in the world looks like a nail" situation. The problem with "a gun is the solution" is that you're just not thinking outside any box.

You could ask for the room to be flooded with laughing gas and be given a gas mask. You could ask for a nice tall floor-to-ceiling fence. You could ask for a nice transparent panel. You could ask for a wall of mirrors. You could ask for animatronic robots. You could ask for Madam Tussard's waxworks. You could ask for lots of dogs. You could ask for a goat or even a llama or a donkey. You could ask for a flock of geese (that would be a lot of fun.) You could ask for the room to be filled with chickens... or rats. You could ask for a bear or a lot of bears. Heck, you could ask for a snake or a brace of tarantulas (my personal preference.) You could ask for the maniac to be tranq darted (which violates none of your conditions). You could ask for a DJ, a party, and a lot of dancers. You could ask for numchucks. Or a walrus. You could ask for a taser. You could ask for a hundred robotic clones of yourself. You could ask for most of the floor to be quicksand except for the spot where you stand. You could ask to be put on top of a 20 foot high platform. You could ask for flash-bang grenades. You could ask for a big net to drop down from the ceiling on top of the maniac. You could ask for a phone call to the maniac's best buddy/girlfriend/mother/etc.

You could ask for all of the above.

It'd be a lot more interesting than stuck in a room with nothing but a gun to stare at (or a gun and a dead body for 24 hours because dead bodies are not pleasant things.) Or worse in a room with a gun and you miss your first shot or it doesn't kill the maniac. Police records are full of cases where someone shoots a hopped-up meth head and the guy just keeps on coming with 10 or more bullets in them. And... oh yes... in the police training manuals (as any LEO lurking here will tell you), they say that someone with a knife/hatchet is more dangerous than someone with a gun... the gun guy might shoot and hide, but the knife-wielder can close distance faster than you can get your gun out and shoot.



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 03:14 PM
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The US has had 57 times as many school shootings as other major industrialized nations combined

Why the eff do the usual suspects refuse to read existing LAWS?



The Gun-Free School Zones Act (GFSZA) is an act of the U.S. Congress prohibiting any unauthorized individual from knowingly possessing a loaded or unsecured firearm at a place that the individual knows, or has reasonable cause to believe, is a school zone as defined by 18 U.S.C. § 921(a)(25). The law applies to public, private, and parochial elementary schools and high schools, and to non-private property within 1000 feet of them. It provides that the states and their political subdivisions may issue licenses that exempt the licensed individuals from the prohibition.


Why,oh why?



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 05:13 PM
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a reply to: neo96

I say we arm the students. Maybe we put them in body armor as a new school uniform too.



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 05:27 PM
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The CIA has blood on their hands. Your children's.

Keep it up. #great Awakening.

What's going to happen when people really start to wake up?

We do not forget. We do not forgive.
edit on 26-5-2018 by Rosinitiate because: (no reason given)



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 05:52 PM
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originally posted by: Byrd

originally posted by: Teikiatsu

originally posted by: Southern Guardian
Tell me again how guns aren't the problem?


Guns aren't the problem.

I'm going to give you a hypothetical situation.

You are about to be locked in one of two rooms for 24 hours. You will be 100% catered in either room. You will have access to whatever you want, except escape from the room or personal assistance/bodyguards.

The difference between the rooms: One has a fully loaded & kitted AR-15 lying on the ground with the safety off (even a bump stock!), while the other has a homicidal maniac waiting for you to be locked in with him.

Which room do you choose?

If you pick the room with the gun, then you admit that guns aren't the problem. If you pick the room with the maniac, good luck since you have no means to defend yourself.


Ah, the old "if you have a hammer, every problem in the world looks like a nail" situation. The problem with "a gun is the solution" is that you're just not thinking outside any box.

You could ask for the room to be flooded with laughing gas and be given a gas mask. You could ask for a nice tall floor-to-ceiling fence. You could ask for a nice transparent panel. You could ask for a wall of mirrors. You could ask for animatronic robots. You could ask for Madam Tussard's waxworks. You could ask for lots of dogs. You could ask for a goat or even a llama or a donkey. You could ask for a flock of geese (that would be a lot of fun.) You could ask for the room to be filled with chickens... or rats. You could ask for a bear or a lot of bears. Heck, you could ask for a snake or a brace of tarantulas (my personal preference.) You could ask for the maniac to be tranq darted (which violates none of your conditions). You could ask for a DJ, a party, and a lot of dancers. You could ask for numchucks. Or a walrus. You could ask for a taser. You could ask for a hundred robotic clones of yourself. You could ask for most of the floor to be quicksand except for the spot where you stand. You could ask to be put on top of a 20 foot high platform. You could ask for flash-bang grenades. You could ask for a big net to drop down from the ceiling on top of the maniac. You could ask for a phone call to the maniac's best buddy/girlfriend/mother/etc.

You could ask for all of the above.

It'd be a lot more interesting than stuck in a room with nothing but a gun to stare at (or a gun and a dead body for 24 hours because dead bodies are not pleasant things.) Or worse in a room with a gun and you miss your first shot or it doesn't kill the maniac. Police records are full of cases where someone shoots a hopped-up meth head and the guy just keeps on coming with 10 or more bullets in them. And... oh yes... in the police training manuals (as any LEO lurking here will tell you), they say that someone with a knife/hatchet is more dangerous than someone with a gun... the gun guy might shoot and hide, but the knife-wielder can close distance faster than you can get your gun out and shoot.


Wow. You're like proof too much education rots the brain.
edit on 26-5-2018 by Rosinitiate because: (no reason given)



posted on May, 26 2018 @ 08:35 PM
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originally posted by: Rosinitiate
Wow. You're like proof too much education rots the brain.


Ahh yes, this websites new motto. Embrace ignorance.



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