Australian police are still searching for clues in the death of
27-year-old Chen (Anthony) Liu, whom homicide squad detectives believe
died from injuries sustained from a high-powered nail gun. In this
police handout image made available April 24, 2009, the X-ray clearly
shows 34 nails embedded in Chen's skull. Chen's decomposing body was
discovered in Sydney's Georges River in November 2008.
Tragic story, funny reporting.
As you would expect, the reporter has to spice up the details. Every one
knows about high-powered guns, but "High-powered" nail gun. Is there such
Imagine if he has been stabbed with a high-powered STICK.
Kind of funny, this crime was in Australia, a country that went bonkers
over gun confiscation (the real kind). Things were supposed to be all
unicorns and rainbows now that those eeevil guns have been taken off the
street, so howcum this crime happened?
Could it be because those bent on mayhem are going to commit it regardless
of laws? Nah, that couldn't be, that would be too sensible a conclusion.
It must be because nailguns *look* like guns (they have a trigger and are
called "guns"). Thus the evil assault nailguns must be banned and more
sensible, less sinister "nail inserters" must be developed and sold.
If you're going to be dumb, you better be tough
They exist. They are called hammers. However they can develop a bad
habit of killing people also. Some time ago in Lake County Indiana one
hit an individual on the head 13 times. Coroner called it suicide...
I can't answer the "why" but seems like there are an awful lot of
folks who do think that way.
With the concealed carry law in Kansas came the prohibition of same in
certain locations, i.e. banks. All of which have on the door a picture
of a handgun with a red slash informing all who enter that concealed
carry is prohibited on the premises. As a result, the prospective bank
robber is turned away at the door when he sees the sign and realizes
that he/she cannot carry the weapon into the bank.
Oh suuure!! LOL. That reminds me of a routine that comedian Kelly
Monteith did years ago. A jewelry store gets robbed and the store
owner runs after the thief and yells: "STOP THIEF!!!"
The thief, of course, hears this and stops?
Or he was one of those US interrogators who applied waterboarding to
Khalid Sheik Mohammed 183 times in one month. Guess he didn't know how
"effective" waterboarding is supposed to be, just like the nailgunner
didn't know that one nail would be sufficient.
I always would shake it off when I woke up feeling like that and have
a few more Rusty Nails, you know, a little hair of the dog....oh wait,
those are REAL nails?
I call shenanigans. PhotoShop. The media lies. Etc. Etc.
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