Whaddya think you spend on average per year on stuff to advance your level of preparedness?’On average’…so if you bought a BOV this year, thats not really part of the average unless you buy one every year, capice? And we’re talking items specifically towards your level of preparedness. ‘Dual use’ stuff doesn’t count…think of it this way, it’s specifically an item you bought for preparedness if you wouuldn’t have bought it otherwise.
How much do you spend per year on things that you would consider specifically purchased to advance your level of preparedness?
Some people like them for the ‘intimidation factor’…the idea that the bad guy sees the little red dot sitting on his sternum and he suddenly decides it’s time for a career change. Others say its a crutch for poor marksmanship. And some day it’s just another gimmicky geegaw that’ll go Tango uniform when you need it most.
Assuming we are talking about daytime visible lasers (‘Red dot”) rather than IR lasers that are used with night vision.
What say you, hive mind?
Weapons mounted lasers (as opposed to mounted laser weapons):
SO many nations to choose from.. who do you think is the biggest threat to the US today? ‘Threat’ can mean anything you want it to..economic, military, culture, whatever. Who do you think we need to be keeping an eye on?
62 percent of adults in a National Public Radio (NPR)/Marist survey favored keeping Confederate monuments. The same survey found that 27 percent of Americans supported removal.
54 percent of those surveyed by Reuters/Ispos opposed statue removal. That survey found 27 percent of Americans wanted the monuments removed.
52 percent of respondents to a Morning Consult/Politico poll opposed removing monuments. Twenty-six percent wanted the monuments removed.
44 percent of African-Americans opposed removal of Confederate statues, an NPR/PBS News Hour/Marist Poll Forty percent wanted them removed.
Even some prominent Democrats oppose removal of Confederate statues and symbols, National Review writer John Fund pointed out.
“I think it is too costly to refight the Civil War. We have paid too great a price in trying to bring people together,” former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young told The Atlanta Journal Constitution. “I personally feel that we made a mistake in fighting over the Confederate flag here in Georgia. Or that that was an answer to the problem of the death of nine people — to take down the Confederate flag in South Carolina. I am always interested in substance over symbols. If the truth be known, we’ve had as much agony — but also glory — under the United States flag. That flew over segregated America. It flew over slavery.”
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AUSTIN, Texas – If Hillary Clinton wins in November, a lot of residents in one American state say they will want their state to secede.
Currently, 26 percent of Texas voters say they support “Texas seceding from the United States,” while 59 percent oppose it and 15 percent aren’t sure, according to a Public Policy Polling survey.
But when asked if they’d support secession if Clinton defeats Donald Trump, support for it shoots up to 40 percent, with 48 percent opposed and 12 percent not sure. Among Trump supporters, 61 percent would want the state to secede if Clinton wins.
The PPP survey also found that Trump leads Clinton in Texas, 44-38 percent.
The poll surveyed 944 likely voters, Aug. 12-14.
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