RE: Guns and Slaves

Joe E. Dees (
Fri, 28 May 1999 14:55:42 -0500

Date sent:      	Fri, 28 May 1999 04:17:12 -0700 (PDT)
Subject:        	RE: Guns and Slaves
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> O'Regan, Emlyn [] wrote:
> >Perhaps the requirement to be armed and to be willing to kill is not
> >freedom.
> Right; you'd rather hire thugs, give them badges, and have them armed and
> willing to kill for you... anything as long as it's not your responsibility.
> Of course back in reality-land there's no reason why everyone should be
> armed; merely the fact that some small proportion of people are armed
> with concealed weapons causes a significant drop in crime rates.
> Mark
A rugged individualist pining for the wild wild west.