Washington DC Gun Control

Discussion in 'Jokes' started by beer-b-q, Apr 22, 2010.

  1. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    An interesting letter in the Australian Shooter Magazine this week, which I quote:

    "If you consider that there has been an average of
    160,000 troops in the Iraq theater of operations during the past
    22 months, and a total of 2112 deaths, that gives a firearm death rate
    of 60 per 100,000 soldiers.

    The firearm death rate in Washington , DC is 80.6 per 100,000
    for the same period. That means you are about 25 per cent more
    likely to be shot and killed in the US capital, which has some of the
    strictest gun control laws in the US , than you are in Iraq .

    Conclusion: "The US should pull out of Washington."
  2. werdwolf

    werdwolf Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    If you think gun control is a good Idea (little sarcasm)

    Wait until you see what they have really done for health care. (shudder)
  3. beerbelly

    beerbelly Smoke Blower SMF Premier Member

    That's funny, cracked me up--lol[​IMG]
  4. jirodriguez

    jirodriguez Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    LOL... good one! Reminds me of a Ron White joke about two cops who get into a point blank shoot out with bank robbers in a suburban. After the shoot out the bank robbers drove away..... no holes in the suburban either... heh-heh.
  5. insight

    insight Meat Mopper

    The other side of Mount Rushmore about sums up the present administration IMHO
  6. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    I agree, I also believe that gun control means using both hands for maximum control. [​IMG]
  7. hookup

    hookup Smoke Blower

    Trust me, you do not want the feds running health care. For proof, look at the fine job the feds did with cash-4-clunkers.
  8. Sometimes even a "sling" helps..........

  9. cricky101

    cricky101 Smoke Blower

    I get the punchline and all, but that 60/100,000 statistic can't be close at all ....

    160,000 troops and 2112 deaths = 60 per 100,000???
  10. alblancher

    alblancher Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    Never let the facts get in the way of a good argument.
  11. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Thanks for reminding some folks that this post is a joke and was posted in the Jokes forum. No time to get serious over a joke... spending time over a stalled butt is no joke.
  12. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Better known as "Fuzzy Math".[​IMG]
  13. travcoman45

    travcoman45 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Gun control is bein able ta hit what yer aimin at!

    Yeah, clean out the capitol an start all over!

    An as fer the math, depends if yer usin old school math er that new stuff, with the new stuff ya can get bout any answer yer lookin fer![​IMG]
  14. rstr hunter

    rstr hunter Smoking Fanatic

    Regardless of the math, I still agree we'd all be better if we pulled out of Washington.
  15. ou8one2

    ou8one2 Newbie

    Your math is terrible. But the piont was well taken, What we need to do is 'Pull

    Washington's Head out of the back side of that mountain Meat Mopper posted!!!
  16. retread

    retread Meat Mopper

    It's 60/100,000 per month. { (2112/160000) X 100000 } / 22

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