Saturday, March 26, 2011

Quote of the day

"American borders are porous by design, just as other countries’ borders are routinely violated by the U.S.A. There is a huge difference, however: when Americans enter another country illegally, it’s never to empty foreigners’ bedpans or to wash their dishes, but usually to kill them." -- Linh Dinh

Americans per capita kill more of each other than any other nation on the planet. That is truth, easily verifiable by looking at murder statistics. Americans in the history of the planet have killed more of other peoples than any other people, indeed, glorifies it with several movies every year celebrating Americans killing unseemly uncivilized brown people. Every inch of America used to belong to other people and was seized at gunpoint or fraud from the previous owners.

In short, Americans are the most violent people on the planet -- and proud of it. That is reality. Only in America do young girls pose proudly with murder weapons...

-- Badtux the Reality-based Penguin


  1. The Mexicans are catching up fast in the "killing your own people" category. They're ahead if you count it on a per capita basis. And if you count on a "killing a percentage of the world's population" basis, I'd bet that the Mongol descendants of Genghis Khan could top Americans over a 240-year period of the height of their empire.

  2. I think it was on Fark the other day that the linked story had a picture of a really cute Hello Kitty tricked out pistol. Just the thing for teaching your little snowflake how to blow someone's shit away down at the range.

  3. On the other hand, Bukko, how much of that is actually Americans entering another country illegally in order to kill them? Many of the drug gangs doing the violence in Mexico are international in scope, with as many American citizens as Mexican citizens within their ranks... although, granted, many of the ancestors of the American citizens involved in these gangs came from Mexico. Still, they're Americans now. And exporting their American values, yo.

    Yes, Montag, it appears no little Snookie Snowflake is properly accessorized unless she has a Hello Kitty Glock to keep her company ;).

    - Badtux the Snarky Penguin

  4. On further thought, I wonder if a Hello Kitty Glock would be a theft-proof Glock? After all, no self-respecting thief breaking into my house while I'm out would steal my Hello Kitty Glock. How could he sell such a thing? And what self-respecting thief would want to actually use it himself?

    - Badtux the Snarky Penguin

  5. I can't speak for the rest of the world, but the last time I looked the Bahamas had at least 3 times the US murder rate per 100,000 residents. None of the people doing the shooting were American, as far as I know.

    It's also practically impossible for any civilian with less than a seven-figure net worth to get a handgun permit here, so it would appear that the solution usually proposed isn't working.


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