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Originally posted by OtherSideOfTheCoin
reply to post by splitfamiliar
I don’t want to single out a single member but In the course of recent debates I have had many members have called me a “subject” many have also talked about the UK being a “surveillance state” that I am “English” and so on.
Originally posted by Avgudar
England used to be a great nation, but now it's a pale clone of America. How sad!
What you have done is misrepresent your whole comment. In your hurry to ridicule me you did not give one fact check to back up what you say therefore it's just your opinion and or your talking points list.
Originally posted by ANOK
Originally posted by Battleline
Like on your gun control thread i suggested you research gun control and how the crime rate has gone up in the UK since your guns were taken from you.
That is nonsense because most people didn't own guns for them to be taken away.
The rise in crime had nothing to do with that law, and if you really researched you'll find that is generally the case.
Like the one I posted earlier about Australia (maybe different thread? lol). The crime rate trend did not change after the gun ban, crime did go up but the trend stayed the same. If the ban made a real difference the trend would change and there would either be a sharp upward or downward change in the trend.
It's easy to misrepresent the data to appear as if crime increased, but you have to check the trend over time not some empty statement claiming there was a rise. Technically it's not a lie, just a misrepresentation of the data.
edit on 12/19/2012 by ANOK because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by stumason
reply to post by rainychica
When did you see them though? Recently or was this some time ago?
I've had British Citizen on mine for as long as a I remember and I'm 30.