Date: Sat, 08 Jan 2000 13:40:24 -0500
From: Four Weis <mweinopsamcom>
Subject: Re: Saab is Anti-Hunting and Anti-Gun

One last (car related) comment. I chose to drive a safe car, Saab, because of the the way people drive on the roads. There have been other postings on this topic. I have personally experienced the poor design of Fords in an accident. By sheer luck I survived. I am not taking that chance again. I drive a Saab now! Michael wrote: > Hey gang, > > In a democracy, unless I'm mistaken, everyone is still allowed the right to their own opinions (armed or otherwise *wry grin*). Since I don't think that this news > group is an appropriate forum for political views, can we please stop flogging a dead horse (no offense to animal activists out there!) and drop this whole thread > once and for all? > > Jesus, this has gone on WAAAAAAYYYY too long. It's dull, dull, dull and you can argue this until hell freezes over. Also, I hate having to wait for all these extra > and unnecessary messages that have nothing to do with cars anymore to download on my browser. Please, I beg you all to move on and believe what you want and save the > rhetoric for soapbox Sundays. > > Everyone's right, okay boys? Back to your corners and come out smiling, huh? Now shall we get back to the subject at hand and talk about our beloved Saabs? :) > > Sheesh! > > Have a good one, > Michael > > wrote: > > > On Thu, 06 Jan 2000 19:18:57 -0500, Four Weis <mweinopsamcom> wrote: > > > > >I think we "preaching to the choir" now. Most people have weapons and will use them to if pushed far enough. Just look at how many people are killed by violent, > > >aggressive drivers. I believe that number is higher than the number killed by guns every year, but I am sure someone will confirm or dispute that. What is the > > >difference between getting hit by a object weighing 1/35 of a pound at 1000 ft per second or an object weighing 3500 pounds at 88 feet per second? The first one > > >puts a small hole in you and the second spreads body parts all over the highway. > > > > <snip> > > > > Even the most powerful hand held firearm has only around 4500 ft lbs > > of energy. A 4000 pound auto traveling at 100 mph has 1,134,500 foot > > pounds of energy. > > > > -- > > When a person delegates their responsibilities to another, that person loses the right to complain about the misuse of those responsibilities. -R. Shereda 1999

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