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Old June 19, 2012, 01:44 PM   #1
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Interesting article in the Washington Times,,,

Click here please,,,

It's the same message we've been sending all along,,,
Crime rates down even in a bad economy,,,
No rivers of blood in the streets.

Causality is difficult to prove,,,
Maybe there is something else driving the crime rate down,,,
But at least we can refute the Rivers of Blood scenario as a false prophecy.

I know the recent shooting in Florida and the recent conviction of the man who shot his neighbor have the look of a river of blood,,,
But in recent time why have there have only been those two cases like these?

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Old June 19, 2012, 02:57 PM   #2
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If you haven't already done so, check out the rest of Ms. Miller's blog. It's a very interesting trip through DC's gun laws.
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Old June 19, 2012, 03:09 PM   #3
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There are more cases that haven't made the national press.
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Old June 19, 2012, 03:14 PM   #4
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Hello Spats,,,

I agree.

"Emily gets ger gun" is a fascinating read.

Man I'm glad I got to choose where I live,,,
Some folk are tied to a location by jobs, family, property.

I am very fortunate that I was able to leave the "left coast",,,
And relocate my life to gun-friendly Oklahoma.

Aarond

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Old June 19, 2012, 03:26 PM   #5
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John Lott: "More Guns, Less Crime"
We all know why firearms sales are blowing-up in spite of the economy, but since we won't go "there" we will let the blog speak for itself. Is it November yet?
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Old June 19, 2012, 03:29 PM   #6
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I think I read in this very forum that crime is down in Florida but "legal" shootings by citizens there are up. Evidentally they were not shot while in the street, thereby preventing--wait for it--blood in the streets.
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Old June 19, 2012, 04:59 PM   #7
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Firearms sales always goes up in a bad economy, why........ well you can guess.

Its like hem lines; hem lines go up with the stock market goes up, and goes down when the stock market is down.

Now you know why I like a good economy and strong stock market (even though I'm in the spending phase and not investing phase.
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