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  1. Yes, those numbers are wrong. I've answered...

    Yes, those numbers are wrong.

    I've answered several times how we should confront school shootings.
  2. 3 armed officers with an average cost per officer...

    3 armed officers with an average cost per officer of $150k a year (which is low).

    90k schools k-12
    7k schools +12

    97000 * 150000 * 150000 = $43.65B per year

    If we then add public pre-k and...
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    I assume they are financially sheltered.

    I assume they are financially sheltered.
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    The thing is, the issue isn't that black people...

    The thing is, the issue isn't that black people once pulled over are more likely to be killed than white people ... they are not. The issue absolutely is that if you are DWB you are 3 times more...
  5. I noticed a major increase in the volume of...

    I noticed a major increase in the volume of beards during the pandemic and beards are proven to be a major factor in reducing the effectiveness of masks.

    I know some people get their beards...
  6. The procedures already in place. You are...

    The procedures already in place.

    You are talking about spending billions and billions to save MAYBE 10 lives a year, and that investment doesn't take anything anywhere in society. It doesn't...
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    From the main stream sports media the vast...

    From the main stream sports media the vast majority of what we get is just opinion. It takes time, study, and effort to make cogent well rounded statistical arguments to support your position.
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    Sticky: Just to clarify ... the union is in favor of...

    Just to clarify ... the union is in favor of closing down the place they work with government guarantees on paying for their wages, health insurance, and pensions? REALLY? They are willing to not...
  9. Yeah, they answer which group they are in quite...

    Yeah, they answer which group they are in quite often with the design of the mask they are using. Saw one last week that said "SHEEP" across it.
  10. You use that huge amount of money to improve...

    You use that huge amount of money to improve society in other ways. The vast majority of mass shootings don't happen at schools.
  11. I would guess he's saying he doesn't want one but...

    I would guess he's saying he doesn't want one but doesn't mind anyone else having one.
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    I think a traditional PG plays mostly outside...

    I think a traditional PG plays mostly outside toward the top of the circle, bring the ball up most, and are the main driver of the offense, the main distributor, and guard the smaller guys on the...
  13. Got a notice that local schools are going to have...

    Got a notice that local schools are going to have extra officers until the guy is caught. Don't know that the guy was reasonably a threat to people at a schools.
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    Sticky: Enjoyed it, did feel like a slight variation on a...

    Enjoyed it, did feel like a slight variation on a story we've seen before.
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    True, though they don't play in the same part of...

    True, though they don't play in the same part of the floor as even a positionless guard would.
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    In many states a cop unholstering their weapon at...

    In many states a cop unholstering their weapon at that point will be charged with assault because that is skipping to the top of the force/threat response pyramid and is, by law, unreasonable force...
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    Positionless basketball PG rankings

    Just thought it was interesting that a list of top NBA PGs right now comes out and 4 of the top 4 are not traditional PGs with LeBron, Harden, and Luka in 3 of the top 4 spots and Curry being the...
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    Let's take the death out of the discussion for a...

    Let's take the death out of the discussion for a bit. This woman reacted wrong to the police pulling her over, but keep watching ... couldn't the police have decided at any point before it went the...
  19. Looks like the news was a little late getting to...

    Looks like the news was a little late getting to me. It happened some hours ago and was a domestic?

    https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/18/us/austin-shooting-three-dead/index.html
  20. Apparently there is an active shooter situation...

    Apparently there is an active shooter situation right now about 4 miles from me. They think they know who did the shooting but don't know where he is. 3 dead so far.
  21. Got curious, and apparently it is generally...

    Got curious, and apparently it is generally considered 3 NOT including the shooter by our government, and supposedly that is based on https://www.congress.gov/bill/112th-congress/senate-bill/1793...
  22. Don't hold your breath.

    Don't hold your breath.
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    Not likely. Crime stats in major cities say 41%...

    Not likely. Crime stats in major cities say 41% of crimes are committed by ghost guns, and one city (don't remember which one) said ghost guns used in crimes is up nearly 4000% from just 3 years...
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    The number of people who can respond calmly and...

    The number of people who can respond calmly and under control in a live fire situation is basically military and some relatively small percentage of police.
  25. What is the current definition of a mass...

    What is the current definition of a mass shooting? Is it still 3 injured by gun shot? I think when most people hear about mass shootings their minds think of much larger events. I also wonder how...
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