Re: first line of defense

From: James Rogers (
Date: Thu Oct 04 2001 - 11:27:28 MDT

On 10/2/01 12:04 PM, "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.

If you bothered to follow this just a little bit, I think you would find
that this behavior is pretty much exclusive to the Hispanic community.

-James Rogers

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