Originally Posted by jacko15
I said, "that's why we have insurance", and I bet you have it too. I'm not disagreeing with you at all, and I literally meant what I said about due process. I've had some interesting conversations with people involved in our criminal justice system. They will be the first to admit it's becoming a revolving door for criminals. WTF are we going to do? I have a concealed carry permit. I haven't used my weapon, but I feel safer with it. We could go back to the wild west. Lots of blood in the streets, especially with the armaments floating around out there. I don't have any answers, but if we don't look at history, we are doomed to repeat our mistakes. All great civilizations of the past eventually fizzled and died. Some day in the future someone will write a book about the rise and fall of this empire. You said it, our society is weak and getting weaker. Most great civilizations of the past succumbed to internal decay. Look at our infrastructure, see any decay? I could go on and on. See what you got me started with here? My apologies. My only answer is to work hard, be honest, take care of those I love, and try to enjoy what we have left of this great country. One thing I did recently towards that end was buy myself a brand new Jeep.
Now back to our regularly scheduled program.
Ok, this is TOTALLY off topic, but what the heck.....
I don't disagree, but don't want to see our nation die in my lifetime. Seems we are well on the way due to, and as you well nailed it, internal decay. Speaking of a carry permit (always a great idea, IMO), ever notice how the states most likely to implode, have riots, be populated with "takers", have an excess of illegals, etc all are the ones most likely to seek blatantly unconstitutional and oppressive gun laws? As if criminals GAS about laws. I never understood why those who have exercised their right to be armed bother listening to and/or obeying the prattling of those who deliberately have not. Seems to me 2nd Amendment supporters could say "No" or, stronger still, "GFY" to the unarmed. What, exactly, could they do about it? I'm just PO'd that so many of us can see the problem with criminals, etc., yet nobody DOES anything about it, all the while we encourage & enable the dimmest & least productive among us to breed far more than the responsible elements of society.
Funny, part of the reason I'm pondering a Jeep is for the ability to get around problems & areas that would stop a BMW/Lexus/MB dead in their tracks (Gelandewagon excluded!)