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Originally posted by GrOuNd_ZeRo
I know there are stories of people opening a bank account and are given a gun as a bonus to signing up, this may have been true in the 50's or 60's but this is also not the case anymore.
Originally posted by Neo Christian Mystic
reply to post by BingeBob
Are you saying that South American drug barons can stack up piles and storehouses full of fully automatic M-16s Stingers and such without stealing them from one of the terribly protected story houses all over USA and wherever your army is present used to store weapons? You'd need a bolt cutter and some nitrates or even simpler a pile of dollars, and you're virually in and may walk away with guns enough to build a small army. If criminals can get uranium and plutonium from let's say an old Ukranian powerplant, they could easily get guns out of a military storehouse. Crime is an international business. Weapons, porn and drugs are the three greatest economies in the planet.
Scenario: American counter intelligence agents, so called economic hitmen, paid and cared for by the CIA could come to some drug lords house and offer him guns and money if he rids the world of a couple of gangsters that bug the CIA. Etc Etc. The point is our govs don't care whether we destroy eachother, it's basically what they intend to do anyway it seems.
edit on 10-9-2010 by Neo Christian Mystic because: Added a money as a means to get illegal military grade weapons
Originally posted by BingeBob
Yeah...why risk stealing from the most powerful nation in the world when you can simply make them in a machine shop as you so eloquently put it?