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  •  I used to rent long term at the police owned (1+ / 0-)
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    guest house. At the restaurant you have to sit where there's a seat. I noticed the plain clothes policeman was carrying, under his jacket, one of those tiny pistols they seem to like, not sure what it was, anyway I mentioned I wished anyone could have guns like in my country and he was adamant that was a bad idea. This in a town awash in heroin out of Burma.

    Getting back to the subject one day a cadre told me a political joke about traffic lights. He said in most places red is stop, green is go, but in Guangdong red means go around.

    How big is your personal carbon footprint?

    by ban nock on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 07:34:30 PM PST

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    •  The problem that many seem to forget is that (0+ / 0-)

      gun restrictions alter the balance of power between people and the state.  Specifically, they alter the balance of power between law abiding people and the state.  The criminals will still have their guns, the police will still have their guns, the elites will still have their guns, but the 99% will be disarmed.

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