Archived material Access restricted Article

Today's Front Page   View All of Fri 10/10/2003 View Thu 10/09/2003 View Wed 10/08/2003 View Tue 10/07/2003 View Mon 10/06/2003 View Sun 10/05/2003 View Sat 10/04/2003
2003-10-10 International
Groups call for halt to arms trade
Archived material is restricted to Rantburg regulars and members. If you need access email with your nick to be added to the members list. There is no charge to join Rantburg as a member.
Posted by Rafael 2003-10-10 2:58:49 AM|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [433 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 Oops. This story was already posted yesterday (and I thought I checked too). Webmaster, work your magic please, thx.
Posted by Rafael 2003-10-10 3:58:36 AM||   2003-10-10 3:58:36 AM|| Front Page Top

#2 Bushmaster Bradley.... nows that's a good Merkin name.
Posted by Shipman 2003-10-10 7:26:57 AM||   2003-10-10 7:26:57 AM|| Front Page Top

#3 Obviouslly these peope never watch History Chanell,s"History of the Gun".
Blaming Americadoesn't explain why the moste widely owned weapon in the world is the AK-47.
I'm partisl to Ruger myself.
Posted by Raptor  2003-10-10 7:59:39 AM||   2003-10-10 7:59:39 AM|| Front Page Top

#4 And the AK is so easy to maintain that they will last for a long time, even if not one more is sold.
Posted by Chuck Simmins  2003-10-10 8:31:49 AM|| []  2003-10-10 8:31:49 AM|| Front Page Top

#5 Typical, blame the weapon but not the user.

I'm going to name my next son Colt, my daughter Beretta and my dog Glock.
Posted by Jarhead 2003-10-10 8:42:16 AM||   2003-10-10 8:42:16 AM|| Front Page Top

#6 It is intersting if you think about it. Apparantly the dastardly US not only supplied Soviet (and their allies) built weapons around the world but we sent them primarily to Soviet client states and to rebels working against American clients. What a tangled web we weave.
Posted by Yank 2003-10-10 11:05:54 AM||   2003-10-10 11:05:54 AM|| Front Page Top

#7 I hope they don't take our guns. It's damn incovenient to lure the burgler into the bathtub so that you can toss a radio in.
Posted by Super Hose  2003-10-10 12:34:31 PM||   2003-10-10 12:34:31 PM|| Front Page Top

#8 LOL!

Wouldn't marbles be better?
Posted by Shipman 2003-10-10 1:45:33 PM||   2003-10-10 1:45:33 PM|| Front Page Top

#9 If guns were outlawed we would be going to the sporting goods store and buying crossbows or throwing cups of bleach into their eyes. Those that refuse to be victims will find other weapons.
Posted by Yank 2003-10-10 4:16:45 PM||   2003-10-10 4:16:45 PM|| Front Page Top

#10 They (as in their eyes) being criminals of course...
Posted by Yank 2003-10-10 4:17:59 PM||   2003-10-10 4:17:59 PM|| Front Page Top

#11 My dad used to tell a story about a black Army private during WWII that used to sneak across the lines at night and come back the next morning with one or more German soldier's ears. Weapon of choice? Straight razor.

There are no such thing as dangerous weapons, only dangerous men.
Posted by Old Patriot  2003-10-10 4:35:51 PM|| []  2003-10-10 4:35:51 PM|| Front Page Top

#12 Old Patriot makes a good point.

By his bed my dad keeps a two foot long maglight that I gave him for his birthday. He is past 65 years old, but played middle guard for the New York Titans of the old AFL. He is 6'4" tall and 400 lb (1.9 meters and 10 Kg) He used to be able to cover 40 meters in 5.0 seconds - haven't times him recently.

He has no gun, but don't rob his house unless you come armed like Alaska Paul, when he takes a stroll through bear country.

He was burglarized once while he was out of town and didn't take it well.
Posted by Super Hose  2003-10-10 10:20:29 PM||   2003-10-10 10:20:29 PM|| Front Page Top

13:56 Bond, James Bond
12:18 Not Mike Moore
12:16 Not Mike Moore
11:59 Not Mike Moore
06:59 Bulldog
06:30 Bulldog
05:23 SK
23:41 Christopher Johnson
23:16 CrazyFool
22:39 Anonymous
22:37 Dan Darling
22:31 Anonymous
22:31 Super Hose
22:28 Super Hose
22:24 Super Hose
22:20 Super Hose
22:11 Super Hose
22:07 Atomic Conspiracy
22:04 Super Hose
21:54 Atomic Conspiracy
20:49 Rafael
20:44 liberalhawk
20:38 liberalhawk
20:37 Aris Katsaris

Search WWW Search