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Old 01-26-2005, 02:05 PM   #81
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Living with both dogs and a parrot, a parrot is much scarier.

Or a goose. A determined goose can chase anyone away.
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Old 01-26-2005, 04:18 PM   #82
 
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Hi Cut-Throat. Obviously I don't agree with you about a
gun's lack of offering the owner protection. But, assuming this
was actually correct, I still want the option.
BTW, I can't put my hands on the stats just now, but
accidental injury in the home by firearms is a statistical
zero. You are more likely to be afflicted by slipping on the ice or bad potato salad. I'm not kidding.

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Old 01-26-2005, 04:26 PM   #83
 
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accidental injury in the home by firearms is a statistical
zero.
Accidents, are not what I was talking about.
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Old 01-26-2005, 04:29 PM   #84
 
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If you are talking about husbands shooting their wives,
sometimes they just won't listen

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Old 01-26-2005, 04:57 PM   #85
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sometimes they just won't listen

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Guess all that gunfire impairs hearing.
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Gun control is getting all rounds in the 10 ring. Gun onwership is good as long as the owners are properly trained in their use/saftey. Unfortunately most people don't have a clue about guns.

I can't wait to get back to country living. I got tired of the city moving in on us so me and the wife moved to the city thinking it won't change much. I hate traffic. I hate not seeing stars. I hate noise. I hate hearing my neighbor burp. I WANT SPACE!!! Only 13 more years to go unitl retirement.
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"most people don't have a clue about guns" That gives
those of us who are armed the upper hand.
In the land of the blind, the one eyed man is king

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I thought that was "Peace through superior firepower".
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Nords-- That's the old theory, the new one is "Peace through accurate firepower."
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Nords-- That's the old theory, the new one is "Peace through accurate firepower." :)
As a former weapons officer, I think that's almost as funny as "shock & awe".
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Yesterday I drove in toward Chicago for a lunch date
(Did you miss me? ) I will not go into the city itself for any
reason. Ever since I was a young man I have said
that you could not get far enough "out" to suit me.
I feel more that way now than ever before.

Anyway, similar real estate commands a huge premium
(over where I live) for similar property, as you move toward the city. Also, I noticed driving in
that the gas got progressively more expensive, and peaked at about .13/gallon over what I paid before I
started out. When I arrived, I paid $7.00 for a glass
of "house" Chardonnay (average in restaurants where I live would be $3.50). Okay, so it's only a little here and a little there................but, as Everitt Dirksen once said
"a billion here, a billion there and pretty soon you're
talking real money

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