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Gunshots in Ixtapa

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Monday, February 10, 2020, 14:34 (10 days ago) @ Rogerthat

Well said unknown white boy. Exactly why my non criminal MX amigos have weapons to defend their families and why this liberal gringo arms himself when in the EU.

You arm yourself in the European Union aka EU? Or did you mean to use the Spanish abbreviation for the USA? EE.UU.

Mexicans are allowed to own firearms to protect their homes. They just aren't allowed to have military-style weapons.

A shame that so many folks can't be objective about the USA but instead lash out at anyone who criticizes what are its well known shortcomings, labeling any such person a U.S. basher or whatever. You not only miss the point, you lose yourself behind your own bias. Plenty of good points about the USA, but it is far from what its own citizens believe it is, far from the country you are taught about in school. I know you want to see the USA as Ronnie Raygun described it. That shining city on a hill. But most of the world (including this born'n'bred Southerner) knows better. The USA was largely built on genocide, slavery, land theft, and wars based on lies. But far from being humble and having learned its lessons and bettered itself from its past mistakes, currently the USA is doubling down on "American Exceptionalism" with a draft-dodging criminal in the White House who gets to have honest subordinates in uniform fired, humiliated and frog-marched out for being patriots and doing their sworn duties with patriotism and professionalism. So are spineless Republican lawmakers also going to defend him now for violating the law regarding retribution against witnesses? My goodness, man, the U.S. government still can't even treat the indigenous people with the respect they deserve.

So I just don't see the moral justification for your criticism of me. I'm just the messenger.


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