Is It Necessary?

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Dear Prime Minister:

We, the undersigned, urge the parliament of Canada to take immediate action to ban handguns in Canada.

Handguns are intended for one purpose and that is to kill people. Their presence in Canada has resulted in the deaths of far too many people and have no place in our country.

It is time to ban the private ownership of handguns.

This is being pushed quite hard here. Have you seen the youtube clip?

I have no clue how this is going to help? All I know is that owning a handgun in a city is stupid, stupid, stupid.

And please don’t give me any statistics on murders against gun ownership. If you do, then I think I will look into ownership of keeping a 30 foot anaconda in my house. I mean, how many people in Toronto have actual died from an anaconda attack, right?

So, sign away people!!

What A Moron

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A baby died after her father forgot to take her to day care Friday morning, officials told KPRC Local 2.

Houston police said the father discovered his mistake when he got to the day care at Crawford Street near Rosedale Street in southeast Houston Friday evening. He was there to pick up his 7-month-old daughter and her brother, who was taken to the facility separately.

Houston police Sgt. Robert Blain said, “He forgot about dropping her off and instead went directly to work at Rice University and parked in the parking lot over there. He returned around 5 p.m. to his car, drove back to pick up his son and his daughter at day care and upon arrival here at day care, discovered the 7-month-old infant was in the back of the car.”

I don’t care how sorry this guy is, it is, simply put, his fault that the baby died and the police should charge him for murder. I just don’t understand how the hell can you forget your kid in the car. What a moron.

How Not To Get Killed In A Plane Crash

So for all the times that I was pissed with the stewards and stewardesses for giving me a seat at the back of the plane, I am sorry.

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The funny thing about all those expert opinions: They’re not really based on hard data about actual airline accidents. A look at real-world crash stats, however, suggests that the farther back you sit, the better your odds of survival. Passengers near the tail of a plane are about 40 percent more likely to survive a crash than those in the first few rows up front.

That’s the conclusion of an exclusive Popular Mechanics study that examined every commercial jet crash in the United States, since 1971, that had both fatalities and survivors. The raw data from these 20 accidents has been languishing for decades in National Transportation Safety Board files, waiting to be analyzed by anyone curious enough to look and willing to do the statistical drudgework.