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Originally posted by Asktheanimals
Too bad the gun laws in NY are so strict few are able to defend themselves or their property, which incidentally is the main reason I moved away from there years ago.
Originally posted by chiefsmom
reply to post by Asktheanimals
I feel the same way you do.
Here in Michigan, they were talking about this storm for a week a head of time.
Were they not doing that in NJ or NY?
Why did people not have time to stock up on basic supplies?
JMO, but I'm guessing many of these looters are just using storm as an excuse to take what they want. Which is inexcusable.
looting sandy new york
Anarchy is hardly a "descent." It only is when everyone is stupid and without compassion. Same goes for Authoritarianism or any other state of society when it's leaders and/or people are dumbarses without any heart. Idiot rulers and idiot subjects spells out an idiotic world - take out the ruler and it's still an idiot world, but at least in a free way.
Originally posted by creatives
reply to post by hawkiye
It's scary to see quite how quickly a population can descend into anarchy.
I wonder if this would happen in 'small town' USA?
Do you think it has a lot to do with the anonymity that can come with living in a big city, and the lack of a sense of 'community'.
Originally posted by supadupadan
reply to post by thisguyrighthere
I would disagree. After the Japanese tidal wave there were little to no reports of looting.