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Old 11-21-2008, 04:02 PM
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My city, North Charleston, South Carolina, is soliciting donations to finance a "gun buy-back program". OK, fine. The state of South Carolina has a two day "tax free gun purchase program" the two days after Thanksgiving.

Confused? I am. Should I donate money to the city to buy guns from citizens and potential crooks or should I use the money to buy a tax free gun for myself? ;?
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Proof of "Government at work"!


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Gun buybacks wind up paying old ladies to take their rusted antiques found in the attic. The do zero to get illegal guns from criminals.

If I were you take the opportunity to accumulate more tools you might need in the future.
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You had to ask??? Don't forget to stock pile the ammo too.
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I'm surprised that SC is that far left. Good luck.
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rwidman - 11/21/2008 7:02 PM

Should I donate money to the city to buy guns from citizens and potential crooks or should I use the money to buy a tax free gun for myself? ;?
Kill two birds with one stone. Find out when and where they are doing the buyback. Usually they pay $50 or so per gun. Set up a booth outside the place where they are doing the buybacks. Buy back good guns at $60 a piece.

Mission accomplished. Guns are out of the hands of these people, and you got an arsenal on the cheap!
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These types of programs are worthless.
Old 11-21-2008, 06:30 PM
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COOL BREEZE - 11/21/2008 8:35 PM

I'm surprised that SC is that far left. Good luck.
It's not far left at all. They are selling guns tax free for two days. It's the city trying to get guns away from thugs. Lots of killings but at least they are mostly killing each other. I think we all know it's not going to do much good.
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Oakland Calif had to borrow $100's-of-thousands to pay for their gun buy-back stunt. They offered $350 for any gun, no questions asked. Well, great-grandma's from all over the state dug out their long-dead husband's rusted rifles left over from the Spanish American war and sold them to the city of Oakland.

Gun buy-backs do noting to reduce crime. They only fund afternoon tea and bingo for old ladies.

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big george 11 - 11/21/2008 5:39 PM

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Should I donate money to the city to buy guns from citizens and potential crooks or should I use the money to buy a tax free gun for myself? ;?
Kill two birds with one stone. Find out when and where they are doing the buyback. Usually they pay $50 or so per gun. Set up a booth outside the place where they are doing the buybacks. Buy back good guns at $60 a piece.

Mission accomplished. Guns are out of the hands of these people, and you got an arsenal on the cheap!
Now THAT is the best idea I have heard in a long time. I wonder what the authorities trying to collect those guns would do?
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big george 11 - 11/21/2008 4:39 PM

rwidman - 11/21/2008 7:02 PM

Should I donate money to the city to buy guns from citizens and potential crooks or should I use the money to buy a tax free gun for myself? ;?
Kill two birds with one stone. Find out when and where they are doing the buyback. Usually they pay $50 or so per gun. Set up a booth outside the place where they are doing the buybacks. Buy back good guns at $60 a piece.

Mission accomplished. Guns are out of the hands of these people, and you got an arsenal on the cheap!
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Take it from a street cop, buy backs are worthless as stated. A good stolen firearm is usually worth a lot more than the buy backs pay for a gun.
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Gun for yourself ..Criminals will not willingly turn over their weapons.


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The City of New Orleans was selling guns that it bought or confiscated in other states until a news reporter discovered what they were doing.

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