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Originally posted by xXxinfidelxXx
reply to post by camaro68ss
Quit freaking out about every little bloody thing. Just because some people got stabbed in China, in no way does that mean that knives should be banned. Seriously, did you even think before you posted that?
Originally posted by Wongbeedman
reply to post by JayFlores
"Merely because you don't have the legal right to do so. Your "freedoms" are very limited to what the queen and the government over there tell you.
I know enough about the UK ,from my many friends on this site, to know its not really a good place to visit and I damn sure don't want to live there,
And you made my point clearly enough. Mind your own back yard and quit worrying about whats going on in ours." And I suggest you do the same. Since you assume the queen actually does anything you obviously don't know much about what its actually like here.
And I ask you again please reply without paranoia being involved in the answer, how is NOT feeling the need to carry a deadly weapon a bad thing?
Originally posted by BASSPLYR
reply to post by NavyDoc
One thing about violent crime in the US. In the UK you say if you avoid certain areas you are relatively free of violent crime risk.
Same thing in the States. however, here is the exception. A lot of the same areas in the US (inner city slums etc) don't report their violent crime to the police or city. They tend to handle it internally. So the only violent crime that really gets reported is when a doctor calls the cops from the emergency room.
I've been sitting at dinner at a friends house who lives in one of the crappier areas of LA. Suddenly I hear gunshots from about a block away. Did any of us call the cops? Nope. We just kept eating dinner. Its so common that nobody in the neighborhood called the cops. I didn't hear one single siren or police car. No helicopter. Nothing.
SO it's possible that the US still leads the UK over violent crime even crime thats not gun related and it simply just does not get reported and counted.