Gangs in rural Grant County?

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  1. Chris Johnson

    Chris Johnson Member: Native Fish Society

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    As I see it there are a few things that need to happen. First and foremost is to adequately fund law enforcement, and then legalize drugs. Prohibition on booze didn't work, It just created tremendous profits for organized crime, the same holds true with drugs. You might as well legalize prostitution while your at it( you can't legislate morality, it just doesn't work) and tax the shit out of both.

    It's a bit diturbing to read how cavalier some of you are about killing someone!
     
  2. KerryS

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    It is easy to blow people away on a computer. Hell, the gaming industry has made millions doing this. There are a lot of videos out there of trained LE professionals involved in a fire fight and it easy to see many of them are scared shitless in the few seconds a fight takes place. Put the average person in a life or death situation involving firearms and they most likely will be found dead with a load in their pants or running away, screaming like a little girl with a load in their pants.
     
  3. ribka

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    How many drive-by shootings, homicides, res burgs, rapes have you experienced in the mean streets of B ham this year? One of the " I don't experience crime where I live so it must not exist" people.

    Govt run Meth labs. Sounds like a great idea!
     
  4. Brian Thomas

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    Is respect not something that is earned , rather than automatically given ?
     
  5. Luke77

    Luke77 I hope she likes whitefish

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    Do you treat people like crap until they earn your respect or do you have a level of respect given until it is undeserved?
     
  7. Luke77

    Luke77 I hope she likes whitefish

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    Ribka, I think you and I would get along JUST fine. :thumb:

    We should fish sometime...


    It's just not something most people are used to unless they grew up with it. I'm a born and raised Yakima boy and probably will never leave. I love this city and am willing to stay and make it a better place rather than run from the problems.
     
  8. Brian Thomas

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    I don`t treat anybody like crap . But I don`t have any respect for criminals either .
     
  9. Alex MacDonald

    Alex MacDonald Dr. of Doomology

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    SEAL rules of engagement:
    1. wear cool shades
    2. kill every living thing
    3. reload mags
    4. adjust speedo

    Guess I'll add a couple more mags for the ol' Sig...
     
  10. Derek Young

    Derek Young 2011 Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing Guide Of The Year

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    ^^ Just leave the ol' banana hammock at home, will you friend? :)
     
  11. Mike T

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    It's called Eugenics, a pseudo science that had great popularity in England and America largely in the early 20th century. In Mein Kampf, Hitler wrote of his admiration of American Eugenic proponents. Do a little research you'll see names like, Rockefeller (Standard Oil), Margaret Sanger (founded Planned Parenthood to enact her eugenic philosophy), Leland Stanford (railroads and Stanford University). In the Nuremberg trials following WW-II Nazi defendants cited the forced sterilization of mental patients and minorities as justification for their crimes.

    I'm not seeking to make a political point, and know I've gone off topic. I just wanted to point out this pseudo science is in no way foreign to the US but has its roots here and still has some influence.
     
  12. Alex MacDonald

    Alex MacDonald Dr. of Doomology

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    I don't think you went off target, Mike, but you and Chris raise an interesting issue, at least with regard to the gang problem. Originally, the term "out law" meant that a person chose to live outside the laws of the time. Once they were declared outlaw, if caught, no trial was needed. I'd support a return to that policy regarding gangs anytime, draconian reactionary that I am!
     
  13. PT

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    I"ll just gather my family and move to Mayberry. I'm sure there's a crick around there somewhere.









    I don't think people are being cavalier about killing criminals. People are just tired of the time, energy, and money that is being wasted on a very small percentage of the population. I get tired of the attitude many have when they say they'll just go fish somewhere else if things are so bad "over there." Wherever over there may be.

    In Seattle a police officer can't even ask for proof of citizenship because it may be racist. Give me a break. Illegals can get a drivers license in our state. Give me another break. Common sense is no longer common. It seems to be the exeption.
     
  14. Philster

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    Or drop the magazine or hit the slide release instead of the safety... But this guy has a deep understanding of physics. He knows that if you move the gun forward when you shoot, whatever fps the gun is traveling is added to the bullet speed. Ask Einstein. It's true! And i your buddy is near the perps... F him!
     
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    Good thread! This one tops the killer rattlesnake and killer tick threads of the past. I keep visualizing some heavy set old guy (yes, I resemble that remark) rolling out of his Toyota Forerunner in the Lenice parking lot and trying to pull his gun out of his too-tight waders.

    Going to think twice now before I troll through someone's back casting space! A bunch of flyfishers packin'......