Originally Posted by W*GS
It would be nice to know how these criminals have such easy access to guns.
On the other hand, it was the US financial industry that damn near toppled the global economy. In the bigger picture, that's far more damaging. Put the ardor you have for prosecuting criminals to good use. Demand that the individuals responsible for the biggest economic disaster since the Great Depression be punished for their deeds.
I'm rather mystified at how losing one's job is more damaging than being physically attacked in the street. If I have to choose between the two, I know the route I'm taking.
This country has a huge black market of stolen goods of all types. I used to have a coworker from New Mexico that was magically acquiring spiffy new electronics and reselling them for cheaper than market value.