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Old 09.01.2016, 00:22
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Indeed, but most conservatives I know have IQs of 140+!

Dems, on the other hand...

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Old 09.01.2016, 00:23
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I find this to be particularly true in the U.S. because their two party political system is so polarised.
There is no two party system in the US.

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Old 09.01.2016, 00:36
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Indeed, but most conservatives I know have IQs of 140+!



Dems, on the other hand...



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Interesting, as I've observed the exact opposite.
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Old 11.01.2016, 10:03
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Interesting, as I've observed the exact opposite.
You must hang out with the wrong crowd.

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Old 14.01.2016, 01:40
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The shine of the the Bay Area, CA is wearing off. It's a beautiful place, beautiful scenery, food, people, weather (when El Nono is not around) But the Oakland gun scene is just wrecking it for me right now, I'm thinking of returning!
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Old 14.01.2016, 09:48
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Jakarta attacks: Bombs and gunfire rock Indonesian capital
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-35309195
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Old 16.01.2016, 11:14
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at least 20 people killed in Al-Qaida attack on Burkina Faso hotel

Ashamed to say I had no clue where Burkina Faso is; it is in central west Africa.
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Old 19.01.2016, 23:58
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Merseyside Police send community support officer on bicycle to armed raid, link here.

Force apologise over 'not proportionate' response to burglary by masked gang at children's clothing store in Moreton, Wirral
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That's what you get from cutting public funding. Better than polluted and poisonous water though.
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Old 24.01.2016, 15:01
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Another shooting incident at a school in Canada.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-35394065
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Old 24.01.2016, 15:21
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Another shooting incident at a school in Canada.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-35394065
... a couple of days ago. But I think what you meant was "another shooting incident at a school, this time in Canada".
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Old 24.01.2016, 15:36
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... a couple of days ago. But I think what you meant was "another shooting incident at a school, this time in Canada".
Afraid not. This wasn't the first in Canada, there was another one last year.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/...ticle20959901/
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Old 24.01.2016, 16:39
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Afraid not. This wasn't the first in Canada, there was another one last year.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/...ticle20959901/
Indeed. One per year, not one per week or even more often, in the US.
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Old 24.01.2016, 17:07
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Agreed, but still not their first either. Let's just hope it doesn't reach US levels!
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Old 25.01.2016, 18:52
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Gun store owner and his son shot dead by customer and his son over a $25 repair bill. You couldn't make these stories up...

http://www.sunherald.com/news/local/...e56352075.html
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Old 25.01.2016, 19:20
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Again, there were ample shootings which happened in Switzerland during the past few weeks. Do any of you also read Swiss papers by any chance?
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Old 25.01.2016, 20:46
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Again, there were ample shootings which happened in Switzerland during the past few weeks. Do any of you also read Swiss papers by any chance?
Nope, but I'm prepared to be entertained with stories of shooters from anywhere shooting each other. However, I prefer when they're from countries where folk are always going on about how gun ownership makes them safer.
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Again, there were ample shootings which happened in Switzerland during the past few weeks. Do any of you also read Swiss papers by any chance?
Yes. I read The Local and Neue Zuricher Zeitung. What shocks me with the Swiss ones is there seems to be a trend of burning the bodies to hide the crime, and the majority seem to happen is relatively small communities.
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Nope, but I'm prepared to be entertained with stories of shooters from anywhere shooting each other. However, I prefer when they're from countries where folk are always going on about how gun ownership makes them safer.
Now see, I prefer not having to read about any shootings; I guess I'm weird like that.
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Yes. I read The Local and Neue Zuricher Zeitung. What shocks me with the Swiss ones is there seems to be a trend of burning the bodies to hide the crime, and the majority seem to happen is relatively small communities.
In addition, the Swiss ones tend to get mentioned in a brief 2-liner right somewhere at the bottom after Justin Bieber's latest escapade and Nescafe's newest coffee flavor.
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Old 25.01.2016, 21:02
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In addition, the Swiss ones tend to get mentioned in a brief 2-liner right somewhere at the bottom after Justin Bieber's latest escapade and Nescafe's newest coffee flavor.
True, but that's when I employ www.newsnow.co.uk and search the key words to get a few takes on the story.
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