Comments on: Let’s Ban Everything Pointy To Reduce Deaths http://www.wakingtimes.com/2012/12/29/lets-ban-everything-pointy-to-reduce-deaths/ Entering a Time of Natural Health, Elevated Consciousness, Sustainable Living and Total Freedom. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 04:53:43 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 By: Joe E. http://www.wakingtimes.com/2012/12/29/lets-ban-everything-pointy-to-reduce-deaths/#comment-116748 Tue, 01 Jan 2013 10:46:31 +0000 http://www.wakingtimes.com/?p=16816#comment-116748 Agreed. You can’t control individuals, only deter them with threats of consequences.

This is why everyone should have the ability and means to protect themselves.

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By: Joe E. http://www.wakingtimes.com/2012/12/29/lets-ban-everything-pointy-to-reduce-deaths/#comment-116742 Tue, 01 Jan 2013 10:43:07 +0000 http://www.wakingtimes.com/?p=16816#comment-116742 you have NO IDEA what you’re talking about. Police officers can’t afford to be injured any more than you and I can afford it. In other words, if you were confronted by someone wishing to attack you, you would do whatever it takes to defend yourself. A Law Enforcement Officer can’t afford to get beaten up every day, he does the job day in and day out. You can imagine how much it would cost to be constantly replacing injured or killed officers.

And what about hose who can’t be reasoned with? Do you really think you can talk a guy out of doing violence, if he’s running on a chemical cocktail of adrenaline and hormones, or drugged up, or just plain socio- or psycho-pathic, and out of control?

Your argument makes sense if the only thing officers had to worry about were calm and cooperative individuals, like you or I. But that isn’t reality.

The reality is, when someone who can’t be reasoned with and can’t feel pain comes at you, you do whatever it takes to get out of there safely. Officers try to do as little damage as possible, but they shouldn’t have to put their own lives in jeopardy just to be politically correct.

Read “Meditations on Violence.” If that doesn’t convince you that the TRULY dangerous are NOTHING like you and I, then I really have no other advice to offer you.

I do have a question, though…

Are you a Law Enforcement Officer?

And by the way… A tape recording doesn’t mean anything to someone who’s on the verge of a psychotic break.

Respectfully Submitted.

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By: Average Joe American http://www.wakingtimes.com/2012/12/29/lets-ban-everything-pointy-to-reduce-deaths/#comment-116277 Tue, 01 Jan 2013 01:58:15 +0000 http://www.wakingtimes.com/?p=16816#comment-116277 Beat cops “…use their weapons so rarely, it makes no sense for them to carry around weapons making themselves a target. If they do encounter a scary situation, they can immediately call SWAT.”

So, why’d they start carrying guns? (Why do people wear insect repellent? It’s not as though they’re being bitten.)

And what do you do if YOU encounter a scary situation? Immediately call a cop. Who in turn, you say, will call SWAT.

But then some may say that SWAT never gets attacked so why do they need guns? And what if they shoot the wrong guy, or someone takes their guns away from them?

So they will have to disarm, and be given a special radio to call Super SWAT, who can call Supercalifragelistic SWAT…

Hey, save yourself a pantload of tax dollars, buy a gun and some bullets and learn how to safely carry and use them. Or would that be too logical?

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By: Mad Monk http://www.wakingtimes.com/2012/12/29/lets-ban-everything-pointy-to-reduce-deaths/#comment-115282 Mon, 31 Dec 2012 00:37:43 +0000 http://www.wakingtimes.com/?p=16816#comment-115282 King Louis XIV banned pointed table knives since the nobles had a bad habit of killing each other with them, hence the rounded table knife you all probably have in you kitchens. Of course that simply lead to French nobles making more effective use of daggers and boot knives. When I lived in the the UK back in the early 90s, the preferred method of murder was bludgeoning. You can’t legislate behavior.

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By: abinico warez http://www.wakingtimes.com/2012/12/29/lets-ban-everything-pointy-to-reduce-deaths/#comment-115178 Sun, 30 Dec 2012 21:17:25 +0000 http://www.wakingtimes.com/?p=16816#comment-115178 Ban stupidity.

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By: Alessia http://www.wakingtimes.com/2012/12/29/lets-ban-everything-pointy-to-reduce-deaths/#comment-115167 Sun, 30 Dec 2012 21:01:11 +0000 http://www.wakingtimes.com/?p=16816#comment-115167 This has nothing to do with reducing stabbings or protecting civilians. It’s all about making the populace defenseless in the coming civil war which TPTB expect to begin following the expected global financial collapse.

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By: Italics Mine http://www.wakingtimes.com/2012/12/29/lets-ban-everything-pointy-to-reduce-deaths/#comment-115138 Sun, 30 Dec 2012 19:52:37 +0000 http://www.wakingtimes.com/?p=16816#comment-115138 And not just pointy things. A person could be hurt with a beer bottle, a saucer, a book, or even an apple None of us will be safe until government proves that they care and ban EVERYTHING!

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By: Steven http://www.wakingtimes.com/2012/12/29/lets-ban-everything-pointy-to-reduce-deaths/#comment-115005 Sun, 30 Dec 2012 15:18:48 +0000 http://www.wakingtimes.com/?p=16816#comment-115005 After guns and knives what is next? Tools, forks, picks, shovels, sticks and stones? The elites and their fellow travellers have lost it and are unfit to rule! Reclaim your god given freedom people.

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By: Eileen Kuch http://www.wakingtimes.com/2012/12/29/lets-ban-everything-pointy-to-reduce-deaths/#comment-114863 Sun, 30 Dec 2012 05:45:46 +0000 http://www.wakingtimes.com/?p=16816#comment-114863 Great idea, David. Net guns would definitely be most practical in situations where protests get out of hand. These devices eject a net wide enough to trap a handful of people; and, better yet, cause no injuries to either violent protesters or police officers.

I’ve seen these net guns used in training exercises; and, they’re the best tools for catching criminals as well as controlling violent protests or riots.

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By: William Burke http://www.wakingtimes.com/2012/12/29/lets-ban-everything-pointy-to-reduce-deaths/#comment-114845 Sun, 30 Dec 2012 04:34:51 +0000 http://www.wakingtimes.com/?p=16816#comment-114845 The ANTI-BULLYING BULLIES. How about stairs and swimming pools. POOLS AND STAIRS KILL PEOPLE, MAN!!!

A Storm Named Sandy… Sandy Hook… YOU ARE GETTING VERY SLEEPY…

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