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Old 01-17-2013, 08:35 PM   #21
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^ you want him to apply a news article? Perhaps it would be better to link the study?
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:05 AM   #22
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So, casino posts this...
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Murders with Firearms: Britain (14), United States (9,369)

Murders committed by Youth: Britain (139), United States (8,226)

Source: http://www.nationmaster.com/compare/...d-States/Crime
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Stats do not differentiate suicide death and actual violent crime death, classic ruse.
Indicating that the numbers, which seem egregiously high, are doctored by including suicides.

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Two-thirds of all gun-related deaths in the United States are suicides. Of the 30,470 firearm-related deaths in the United States in 2010, 19,392 (63.6%) were suicide deaths, and 11,078 (36.4%) homicide deaths.
Clearly exceeding casino's post's numbers!

I think there might be a split personality thing going on here, though, since AoG continues to chide himself immediately after.
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People with agendas use the bigger number, which is stupid because the number is still big if you take out the suicides...but now you've discredited yourself
What?!
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:11 AM   #23
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I already clarified it, I posted the first part from my phone so I couldn't double check the numbers.
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They can't all be home runs, but I'm still right so I'll take the bunt single
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Old 01-18-2013, 11:30 AM   #28
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I already clarified it, I posted the first part from my phone so I couldn't double check the numbers.
Are you this premature in other aspects of your life?
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Old 01-18-2013, 12:00 PM   #29
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Are you this premature in other aspects of your life?
depends on how hot the chick is
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Old 01-18-2013, 01:03 PM   #30
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That's gonna leave a mark.
You guys are comparing two different places with varying population sizes and making a determination on numbers?

Really?
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Different racial makeups as well
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You guys are comparing two different places with varying population sizes and making a determination on numbers?

Really?
Let's not forget they drive on the wrong side of the road.
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