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[Sep. 2nd, 2005|11:43 am]
The Veritable TechNinja
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[waveform |Mayor Nagin's interview]

I'm not a violent person, and I actually support banning all guns, but right now I totally support the idea of exchanging the civilian rescue choppers with fully armed and armored military aircraft. Rescuers get shot at, the shooters get sprayed with a few hundred .50cal minigun rounds. Nobody's going to take on a fucking gunship. This is our homeland, where's our homeland security? This is bullshit, my taxes are going to a bunch of lazy, corrupt fucktards who stand around orange barrels and laugh as they fuck up my daily commute, plundering a more or less helpless nation, but not saving my fellow Americans from lawless thugs?
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[User Picture]From: arcsine
2005-09-02 04:26 pm (UTC)
That would only promote further vigilante violence. The thugs _don't want_ to be rescued, at least not until they've lined their pockets.
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[User Picture]From: arcsine
2005-09-02 05:36 pm (UTC)
That's true, perpective would make civilians panic when they see chainguns unload, no matter the target. Maybe just armored military aircraft that can withstand small arms fire?
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[User Picture]From: drgrim
2005-09-02 04:25 pm (UTC)

yep

I second that.
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From: kid_supernova
2005-09-02 04:53 pm (UTC)
I said the same thing yesterday evening. I'd like to see some Cobra Gunships or Apaches out there just hovering around trouble spots.
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