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Old 03-01-2009, 02:58 PM
 
Location: Pinal County, Arizona
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Originally Posted by Tricky D View Post
So ya believe that the American gun industry doesn't sell guns to foreign countries?
And how about the (global) arms race?
The topic of this thread is gun control, in the United States. Typically, this topic is reserved to hand gun and rifles, purchased by private citizens, for their own personal use.

Personally, I don't care if American gun manufactures sell weapons to foreign countries - as long as it is legally, under current laws of that country, done.

It is likewise the case that foreign gun makers sell weapons to the gun dealers in the United States for purchase by private citizens. Again, I have no difficulty with this arrangement either.

 
Old 03-01-2009, 03:14 PM
 
Location: The Netherlands
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Originally Posted by swagger
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Guns are now classified as WMDs...
So you deny the fact that armies armed with guns can achieve the same devastating affect as a WMD?
The only difference is that guns and ammo are way cheaper than the average WMD.

Originally Posted by Greatday
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Personally, I don't care if American gun manufactures sell weapons to foreign countries - as long as it is legally, under current laws of that country, done.
So you wouldn't complain when your soldiers or DEA agents outside America are gunned down with the latest American hi-tech toys the enemy could buy?
I assume you still count drug barons, military dictators (no matter their political affiliation) and organised crime as the enemy?
 
Old 03-01-2009, 03:32 PM
 
Location: Pinal County, Arizona
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Originally Posted by Tricky D View Post
So you deny the fact that armies armed with guns can achieve the same devastating affect as a WMD?
The only difference is that guns and ammo are way cheaper than the average WMD
I'll deny it -

And, firearms are not WMD's no matter how hard you try to make them so.
 
Old 03-01-2009, 03:48 PM
 
Location: The Netherlands
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Originally Posted by Greatday
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I'll deny it -
Of course you would.
At least now you understand why your politicians are able to sleep easily while most war vets can't on the account of their experience during the war.

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And, firearms are not WMD's no matter how hard you try to make them so.
I don't try anything.
Trying would imply I cared about the opinions of others.
 
Old 03-01-2009, 03:49 PM
 
Location: Northglenn, Colorado
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Originally Posted by Greatday View Post
The topic of this thread is gun control, in the United States. Typically, this topic is reserved to hand gun and rifles, purchased by private citizens, for their own personal use.

Personally, I don't care if American gun manufactures sell weapons to foreign countries - as long as it is legally, under current laws of that country, done.

It is likewise the case that foreign gun makers sell weapons to the gun dealers in the United States for purchase by private citizens. Again, I have no difficulty with this arrangement either.
funny how some bring up US made weapons when the AK-47 is the most produced, most used firearm in the world and it is produced by CHINA AND RUSSIA
 
Old 03-01-2009, 03:50 PM
 
Location: Pinal County, Arizona
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I cared about the opinions of others.
Hence why we could care less about your opinions.

Have a greatday
 
Old 03-01-2009, 03:53 PM
 
Location: Ohio
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Originally Posted by Tricky D View Post
The only difference is that guns and ammo are way cheaper than the average WMD.

American soldiers typically expend about 75,000 rounds per enemy killed, such as in Vietnam and Iraq. Ammunition typically costs anywhere from 25 cents to 50 cents per round. In regards to chemical weapons such as VX nerve agent, one pin-prick is enough to kill an adult male. VX is rather cheap to make. Hydrogen cyanide is cheap and easy to make, so easy a chemistry student could make it in a college laboratory.
 
Old 03-01-2009, 04:01 PM
 
Location: The Netherlands
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Originally Posted by Noahma
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funny how some bring up US made weapons when the AK-47 is the most produced, most used firearm in the world and it is produced by CHINA AND RUSSIA
This only is because China and Russia have cheaper work forces which make the AK-47 cheaper.
I'll bet that if the American gun industry could mass produce a cheaper version of the AK-47 they would jump at the opportunity.
But I guess America rather specialises in hi-tech weapons like stealth planes and smart bombs.
Selling weapons (guns) is just a business, right?
And it's all about making profit.

Originally Posted by Greatday
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Hence why we could care less about your opinions.
Your action still contradicts your post.
 
Old 03-01-2009, 05:33 PM
 
Location: 80904 West siiiiiide!
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You just don't ever give up do you Tricky? WHen you move to this country, then you can have an opinion of how we do things here.

Otherwise ESS TEE EFF UUU
 
Old 03-01-2009, 05:56 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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Originally Posted by ryanek9freak View Post
You just don't ever give up do you Tricky? WHen you move to this country, then you can have an opinion of how we do things here.
It's funny about him, isn't it? I don't like that from foreigners either. Then again, Americans have this habit about telling other countries how they should be conducting business, so I guess it isn't surprising that someone in another country would get up on a soapbox and lecture to us.
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