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Old 20-02-2013, 13:22   #256
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Unfortunately for me, my circumstances for the last 25 years or so, have required the use of a firearm on a fairly routine basis. Firearms are not a boogeyman to me, just a useful tool to have when the boogeyman does come a calling.

It's good you can always predict when trouble is coming. I can't tell you how useful you would have been where I worked.
let me guess you work at wallmart as a security guard
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Old 20-02-2013, 13:34   #257
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I think I was mistaken in an earlier post, it appears that there are plenty of crazies all around and they are not restricted to the USA!

But hey, I ain't no expert!
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Old 20-02-2013, 13:59   #258
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Ha ha ha thats rich!
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Old 20-02-2013, 14:02   #259
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my family have been running a hotel 700miles away from mogadishu for the last 20 years on an island that shares a common language and culture with somalia,i speak some amharic and swahili,so probably have 100% more experince than 99% of cf posters on the current situation in downtown mogadishu..........how many times you been anywhere near the place?
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Old 20-02-2013, 14:57   #260
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i thought the circus in canada stopped using "human cannonballs" way before 92
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has anyone on this forum actually been boarded by force? well i was about 15 years ago and i can tell you it was no fun . the only problem these guys that came aboard were my own country men but i,d call them pirates
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One of the relatively few places I've carried a gun is in the US... Because everyone else does. Fortunately they're as easy to buy as hot dogs. Took me an hour after landing to have a gun in my hand, entirely legally, as a tourist. Didn't see any pirates... Outside my own music collection.
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i thought the circus in canada stopped using "human cannonballs" way before 92
Obviously your an example of "one" who missed the net
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Obviously your an example of "one" who missed the net
is your playstation broken? cause your record player sure is..........
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Close. Retired FBI/DEA agent.
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Close. Retired FBI/DEA agent.
so let me guess as an ex law enforcement proffesional,you are a strong advocate of stricter gun control in the us
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so let me guess as an ex law enforcement proffesional,you are a strong advocate of stricter gun control in the us
No, just the opposite. The way to stop gun crime is to lock up people who commit crimes with guns. I've taken hundreds of guns off of criminals. I can't think of a one of them off the top of my head, that turned out to have been acquired legally.

Read John Lott's treatise, "More guns, less crime." His research matches my own personal experience.
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let me guess you work at wallmart as a security guard

Group9: Close. Retired FBI/DEA agent.


I retired relatively early. I got bored with fishing everyday and went back to work, or at least I tried to. I found I was "over-qualified" for everything including Mickey D's. So I decided to lie about my past. I got a job at Walmart as a greeter but my constant tardiness got me in trouble from the get-go. Finally, my manager (pink slip in hand) asked what they said to me at my last job when I came in late everyday. I responded: "Are you ready for your coffee, Admiral?"

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No, just the opposite. The way to stop gun crime is to lock up people who commit crimes with guns. I've taken hundreds of guns off of criminals. I can't think of a one of them off the top of my head, that turned out to have been acquired legally.

Read John Lott's treatise, "More guns, less crime." His research matches my own personal experience.
so you advocate law abiding citizens taking the law into their own hands,and blasting away at suspected home invaders etc

Oscar Pretorious comes to mind.....RIP Reeva Steenkamp
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No, just the opposite. The way to stop gun crime is to lock up people who commit crimes with guns. I've taken hundreds of guns off of criminals. I can't think of a one of them off the top of my head, that turned out to have been acquired legally.

Read John Lott's treatise, "More guns, less crime." His research matches my own personal experience.
getting back to the thread topic!

so in effect what you are saying is that by giving the somalis more guns this will reduce piracy..........

or on a global scale the world needs more guns in the hands of its citizens
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