Re: OT - Federalist
- From: Gunner <gunnerNOSPAM@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 20 Aug 2005 17:04:46 GMT
On Sat, 20 Aug 2005 09:40:43 -0500, "John Scheldroup"
>"BottleBob" <bottlbob@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message news:43071BFE.BE6D0CF4@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Cliff wrote:
>>> On Sat, 20 Aug 2005 00:40:38 GMT, BottleBob <bottlbob@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> >Cliff wrote:
>>> >> On Fri, 19 Aug 2005 04:46:06 GMT, Gunner <gunnerNOSPAM@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> >> wrote:
>>> >> >When our liberties are stripped away, what caliber ammo will you need?
>>> >> CLUE FOR GUMMER: It's YOUR heros doing it.
>>> > And what flavor of wingers (right or left), seem determined to strip
>>> >away people's freedom to own handguns and rifles, eh?
>>> What "freedoms" are these, exactly?
>> It thought my sentence was pretty self-explanatory. But I'll try to
>> break it down for you into small bite size pieces.
>> 1. Have American citizens (not counting felons or the mentally
>> disabled), had the freedom to purchase handguns and rifles since the
>> formation of the country? Yes or No?
>> 2. Has the left-wing anti-gun contingent been trying to remove the
>> freedom to purchase handguns and rifles? Yes or No?
>IMO, there is the problem with more Gun laws.
>Lets say that if laws could be instated which removed every persons rights to
>own a handgun, besides, is this what both sides are feuding about lets not fail
>to mention assault rifles, so now here we are what's done is done and nobody
>that lives in US borders can now purchase and license a handgun or assault weapon.
>Every system of checks and balances will prevent me from buying an assault
>rifle on the black market ?
>Marijuana is illegal but does that prevent anybody from growing it if they
>want it bad enough.
>Someone will have this answer: If we reduce the volume of guns on the street
>through confiscation, then eventually the black market will be empty.
>Everything is out of control now, see what I mean ?
>There will no stopping the flow once a system of smuggling ignites, plus
>now you have guns of all sorts which have zero tags or identity and no way to
>keep track them.
>Lets think about this for a second can there be a 21st century solution ?
>I started thinking about the movie Westworld remember that one ?
>Recall the robot gunslinger and guests that had working handguns, each
>handgun had a microchip and heat sensor, this allowed the guests to fire
>on the Gunslinger or any of the robots, while the guests could not harm
>another guest simply from the fact that these guns with their built-in hardware
>couldn't fire on anything with body heat.
>So here we are, using a similar plan whereby each future firearm had a
>small microchip embedded into its hardware, each with microprocessor
>control for a miniature GPS system. The hardware itself could act as the
>antenna receiver from the GPS satellites, but here is the other neat thing
>that's on each signal microprocessor, there is a working cellular footprint
>capable to transmit to any agency at any time or annually when a request is
>made to download the firearms Federal ID along and nation-wide earth
>coordinates within a few feet.
>Eventually the embedded software could even store information for
>how many times the gun was fired before it changed owners or when
>the gun was fired at a certain location, perhaps it was used at a murder
>Some of this technology could be applied right now one thing here
>would be each fire-arm had a magnetic ID and the trusting owner
>had a matching transceiver so that when the two are within range
>of each other the gun will fire, if not the gun locks up by some
>electro mechanical plus watch battery.
>SPIRALLING gang warfare in south Manchester is being fuelled by a "frightening" number
>of guns imported from eastern Europe, senior police believe.
>Supt Peter Aaronson said: "The availability of guns now is frightening. I've never seen
>anything like it. It's a national issue which needs to be addressed. We are addressing it here
>but the availability of guns now is greater than ever it was. And the eastern European market
>in guns is accounting for that."
>More restrictions mean only one thing -- more business on the black market.
Oh oh...seems that the British Gun Ban isnt working. So much for the
Uk being the model for Gun Control, eh wot?
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