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INTERNATIONS EXPAT REPORT ON MEXICO

by timixtapa ⌂ @, Ixtapa, México, Thursday, July 21, 2022, 06:50 (76 days ago)

INTERNATIONS EXPAT REPORT ON MEXICO

by Padrino ⌂ @, San Diego/Rosarito, Thursday, July 21, 2022, 08:16 (75 days ago) @ timixtapa

The resulting #1 out of 52 countries award is hard to square with the fact that Mexico ranked #49 out of 52 for safety.

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INTERNATIONS EXPAT REPORT ON MEXICO

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Thursday, July 21, 2022, 08:40 (75 days ago) @ Padrino

The resulting #1 out of 52 countries award is hard to square with the fact that Mexico ranked #49 out of 52 for safety.

Safety is a poorly measured and applied variable. I've ALWAYS felt safer here than I ever did in the USA where every crazy redneck and their cousin/brother can buy an Uzi, an AR-15 and a .50 cal Barrett.

INTERNATIONS EXPAT REPORT ON MEXICO

by Padrino ⌂ @, San Diego/Rosarito, Thursday, July 21, 2022, 10:17 (75 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Safety is a poorly measured and applied variable. I've ALWAYS felt safer here than I ever did in the USA where every crazy redneck and their cousin/brother can buy an Uzi, an AR-15 and a .50 cal Barrett.

As da' man sez, "You ain't seen nothin' yet!"

Just wait until this monster is let loose on our streets!

Sig Sauer MCX Spear

Coming soon to an elementary school / social service agency / synagogue / movie theater / church / concert / shopping center / etc. near you!

INTERNATIONS EXPAT REPORT ON MEXICO

by Yandosan, Thursday, July 21, 2022, 16:07 (75 days ago) @ Padrino

Is that like a Tommy gun?

INTERNATIONS EXPAT REPORT ON MEXICO

by Ironwood @, Thursday, July 21, 2022, 18:22 (75 days ago) @ Padrino

Safety is a poorly measured and applied variable. I've ALWAYS felt safer here than I ever did in the USA where every crazy redneck and their cousin/brother can buy an Uzi, an AR-15 and a .50 cal Barrett.


As da' man sez, "You ain't seen nothin' yet!"

Just wait until this monster is let loose on our streets!

Sig Sauer MCX Spear

Coming soon to an elementary school / social service agency / synagogue / movie theater / church / concert / shopping center / etc. near you!

Wow! 800 rounds/minute! That's gonna be on a lot of Christmas wishlists in the United States of Airheads. When will 2nd Amendmenters be able to purchase a "nuclear-bomb-in-a-briefcase", and will "open carry" rules still apply?

INTERNATIONS EXPAT REPORT ON MEXICO

by mindpilot @, la Playa Buenavista, Friday, July 22, 2022, 07:10 (75 days ago) @ Ironwood

Gobsmacked at how normal it is now for US politicians to parade around with weapons of war, posing for a Christmas photo with their up-armored family.

INTERNATIONS EXPAT REPORT ON MEXICO

by mindpilot @, la Playa Buenavista, Friday, July 22, 2022, 07:15 (75 days ago) @ Padrino

Coming soon to an elementary school / social service agency / synagogue / movie theater / church / concert / shopping center / etc. near you!

Already there. According to the Wiki, that weapon was used in the Orlando nightclub shooting. :(

INTERNATIONS EXPAT REPORT ON MEXICO

by mindpilot @, la Playa Buenavista, Friday, July 22, 2022, 07:28 (75 days ago) @ Padrino

The resulting #1 out of 52 countries award is hard to square with the fact that Mexico ranked #49 out of 52 for safety.

Agreed. A high hippiness score and a high I-don't-feel-safe score seem a bit contradictory.

I certainly feel safer here than in the US. Not only less likely to be a crime or shooting victim, but also, I feel safer from the police. I do not however feel real confident about driving at night.

INTERNATIONS EXPAT REPORT ON MEXICO

by Yandosan, Friday, July 22, 2022, 11:23 (74 days ago) @ mindpilot
edited by Yandosan, Friday, July 22, 2022, 11:40

"I feel safer from the police."

I know driving through Texas (or many podunk towns in the midwest) my odds of getting pulled over by a cop and jailed or mugged is greater than the threat from a "criminal." File under: Sandra Bland.

INTERNATIONS EXPAT REPORT ON MEXICO

by Padrino ⌂ @, San Diego/Rosarito, Friday, July 22, 2022, 12:09 (74 days ago) @ Yandosan

Where's our Man from Montana? I was hoping he would chime in about this new assault rifle. I read a couple of articles but to be truthful, I know less than zero about guns. I don't think it is available yet. It is the civilian version of the U.S. military's new assault rifle. It is supposed to be able to cut through any type of body armor. Chilling.

And, oh, the price was quoted at US$8,000.

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by frostbite @, Hamilton MT, Friday, July 22, 2022, 13:41 (74 days ago) @ Padrino

I don't know which man from Montana you're referring to, but this Montanan, while owning - and having used - hunting rifles, has absolutely no use for military style weapons and feels strongly that they should not be available to the public.

INTERNATIONS EXPAT REPORT ON MEXICO

by Padrino ⌂ @, San Diego/Rosarito, Friday, July 22, 2022, 16:54 (74 days ago) @ frostbite

My apologies. I was referring to the gentleman who was mildly miffed at the discussion of a local who brandished his pistol in public. I guess I could look it up ... here he is: http://www.zihuatanejo.net/tablero/messages/160510.html

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by Dalejb, Friday, July 22, 2022, 17:17 (74 days ago) @ Padrino

This Montanan was referring to your comment about a stranger’s male member. And to some degree about the number of cows the stranger might own. This Montanan had enough of rapid fire weapons in 1967 and as such does not own one. Thereby making your comment about me “chiming in” just another dumb comment. You chose not to own one as do I so please leave me out of this.

INTERNATIONS EXPAT REPORT ON MEXICO

by Dalejb, Friday, July 22, 2022, 17:22 (74 days ago) @ Padrino

Ps, I was miffed because a “Montana wannabe “ called a complete stranger a “shit kicker” and expressed his complete disappointment in the state that he moved to by his choice. Ya know, move there and then change everything.

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by frostbite @, Hamilton MT, Saturday, July 23, 2022, 05:20 (74 days ago) @ Dalejb

Ps, I was miffed because a “Montana wannabe “ called a complete stranger a “shit kicker” and expressed his complete disappointment in the state that he moved to by his choice. Ya know, move there and then change everything.

You are, presumably, referring to my post regarding the person at the pharmacy who apparently didn't like my wearing a mask, glared at me and brandished his firearm. That kind of behavior would be considered rude and aggressive in most, if not all, societies. While it's not always easy, I make an effort to be polite and respectful to all. You also claimed that I stated my complete disappointment in the state that I had moved to. I have lived in 6 different countries, 3 different states and have enjoyed them all while being fully aware that perfection is lacking in all of them. I moved to Montana for a number of reasons, without expecting perfection. I'm perfectly happy here and plan to stay for the rest of my life. Feel free to disagree with me but forget the lies and the bullshit. Over and out.

INTERNATIONS EXPAT REPORT ON MEXICO

by Dalejb, Saturday, July 23, 2022, 07:15 (74 days ago) @ frostbite

“Most Montanans seem to think it's all socialist BS and don't wear masks.“

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by frostbite @, Hamilton MT, Saturday, July 23, 2022, 08:34 (73 days ago) @ Dalejb

Most Montanans, at least the ones in our area, don't wear masks. I'm really not interested in taking a survey as to discover who has what reason for not wearing one, but I suspect that a politically induced denial of science is one of, if not the leader. Stand by for complaints that this subject has nothing to do with Zihua.