What if YOU spent 2/3 of your salary on guns?
"But how come I've never noticed it before?"
Then you would be wrong. We've got nothing to show for our rash 60-year spending spree except for a couple of million corpses, a goodly part of which are women and children. And who wants a pile of dead babies stinking up the house! http://www.truth-out.org/buzzflash/commentary/item/18182-republicans-are-torn-between-their-racist-hatred-of-obama-and-eternal-love-of-bombing-the-crap-out-of-the-middle-east
PS: Actually, the annual American tax budget allotment for guns is only 57% -- that we know of. But who the freak even knows how much we also spend on black budgets and covert ops and foreign rendition prisions and spying on evil-doers like you and me http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/3.11/patton_pr.html
PPS: On September 18, I'm leaving for Albany, NY to attend a murder-mystery writers and readers convention there http://bcon2013.com/.
This trip won't be as exciting or exotic as going to, say, Afghanistan or Iran or North Korea again, but it's all I can afford right now -- plus never forget that it is America that is the source of almost all war in the world today and therefore, if you are a war correspondent, it is always best to remember the most important crime novel assumption of all: When looking for a killer, always look close to home first http://readersupportednews.org/opinion2/436-2nd-amendment-rights/19283-focus-why-is-it-easier-to-get-an-assault-weapon-than-to-vote.
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I recently got my Notary Public commission!
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