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Re: OT: Politics [Was:Social Contract]

On Tuesday 02 May 2006 05:40, hendrik@topoi.pooq.com wrote:
> On Mon, May 01, 2006 at 10:27:46PM -0700, Steve Lamb wrote:
> > Matthias Julius wrote:
> > > themselfes.  Then a while later when they are upset or drunk they find
> > > they have a gun handy and do harm somebody else.
> >
> >     Presumably if the "somebody else" hadn't been disarmed in the futile
> > effort to prevent the "possibly distressed" person from doing something
> > rash they wouldn't have been harmed?
> Just what we need.  Bars full of belligerent paranoid drunks.  All with
> loaded revolvers.  Put hidden video cameras into it and we have cheap
> fodder for TV.

We beat you to that in the US.  See COPS, World's Wildest Police Videos, 
Shootout!, or semi-daily in nightclubs on Seattle's Pioneer Square.

Paul Johnson
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