[SPAM-Low] Re: (OT) Firearms Was: UN declares Internet access a "human right"

Nick Olsen nick at flhsi.com
Mon Jun 6 11:15:02 CDT 2011


I've got a 4 inch Springfield XD service model in .45ACP, I actually prefer 
the .40 round. Its a bit better at inducing Hydrostatic shock just because 
of its velocity:energy ratio.
The handgun just to get me to the bigger guns :D

-Nick Olsen  

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 From: "Andrew Kirch" <trelane at trelane.net>
Sent: Monday, June 06, 2011 11:42 AM
To: nanog at nanog.org
Subject: [SPAM-Low] Re: (OT) Firearms Was: UN declares Internet access a 
"human right"

nothing like 40 short and wimpy!  Might I interest you in a 45? :)

On 6/6/2011 11:37 AM, Nick Olsen wrote:
> Don't leave the house without my Glock 23 on my side. Truck always has a 

> loaded 12ga in it. In the house, I've got a handful of pistols and my 
> SR-556 (AR-15) in the "Guns and servers" closet.
> I've had people call me Paranoid more then once. My stance is "Better to 

> have it and not need it, Then need it and not have it."
> By banning guns from a community, Your only taking them out of the hands 
of 
> law abiding citizens. Not like most criminals get guns via legal channels 

> in the first place.
>
> -Nick Olsen
>
> ----------------------------------------
>  From: "Daniel Seagraves" <dseagrav at humancapitaldev.com>
> Sent: Monday, June 06, 2011 10:34 AM
> To: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Re: (OT) Firearms Was: UN declares Internet access a "human 
> right"
>
> On Jun 6, 2011, at 8:41 AM, Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
>
>> Nice try, but the human right you just made a case for is "the right to 

> rid
>> yourself of criminals and despots".  A "fundamental right" for citizens 

> to have
>> firearms does *not* automatically follow.  Yes, despots usually need to 

> be
>> removed by force.  What Ghandi showed was that the force didn't have to 

> be
>> military - there are other types of force that work well too...
> I believe that as a law-abiding citizen, I should have the right to be at 

> least as well-armed as the average criminal. If the average criminal has 

> access to firearms, then I should have that option as well. I should not 
be 
> forced into a disadvantage against criminals by virtue of my compliance 
> with the law. Once law enforcement is effective enough to prevent the 
> average criminal from having access to firearms, then the law-abiding 
> population can be compelled to disarm. This stance can result in an 
> escalation scenario in which criminals strive to remain better-armed than 

> their intended victims, but the job of law enforcement is to prevent them 

> from being successful.
>
> At present, the average criminal in my area does not have firearms, and 
so 
> I do not own one. Gun crime is on the increase, however, so this 
situation 
> may change.
>
>





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