Care to guess what fraction of the population thus engaged are
WASPs? Very small. Most are, by police reports, Spanish-speaking.
Adjust your stereotypes accordingly.
Bryan Moss wrote:
> Harvey Newstrom wrote:
> > I don't have any stats. I do know that this happens every
> > year in South Florida. During New Year's celebrations, many
> > people shoot guns in the air as noise-makers in Miami.
> > Every year people are hit by raining gunfire. Sometimes
> > they are killed. We have annual public service
> > announcements before the holiday trying to convince people
> > not to use their guns as celebration toys.
> Wow. Every American stereotype in my European brain was just
> stamped with confirmation.
-- Job One: MAKE YOURSELF USEFUL. If you're not part of the solution, what are you doing scumming up the bottom of our beaker? --MMB "Let's roll." --Last words heard over Todd Beamer's cell phone before the counterassault aboard UA93, 02001.09.11.~10:10EDT
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