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Ban Doctors

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Z3PR, Nov 11, 2002.

  1. Z3PR

    Z3PR Banned

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    And you thought I was nuts when I told you going to a DR was dangerous.

    Number of physicians in the US: 700,000.
    Accidental deaths caused by physicians per year: 120,000 (AMA).
    Accidental deaths per physician: 0.171 (U.S. Dept. of Health Human
    Services)
    Number of gun owners in the US: 80,000,000.
    Number of accidental gun deaths per year (all age groups): 1,500.
    Accidental deaths per gun owner: 0.0000188
    Statistically, doctors are approximately 9,000 times more dangerous
    than gun owners.
    "FACT: Not everyone has a gun, but everyone has at least one Doctor."
    Please alert your friends to this alarming threat. We must ban doctors
    before this gets out of hand.
    As a Public Health Measure, I have withheld the statistic on Lawyers
    for fear that the shock could cause people to seek medical aid.
     
  2. BigMac

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    I love to bring this up at the doctors office.. Since they want to bring polatics into my house in the way of "Safety Brochures". You know the ones, they say that a gun in the home is more likely to be used on one of your family members, blah blah blah. I LOVE to remind them that they kill more people every year than guns do.
    My kids pediatrician hated life when she tried to send that crap home. Im waiting to see if crap like this come home from her school next.
     
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    I like it!!
     
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    </font><blockquote><font class="small">In reply to:</font><hr />
    Accidental deaths per physician: 0.171 (U.S. Dept. of Health Human
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    How many times a year does the average gun owener fire his gun? I have a gun and I have not fired it this year.
    You must also consider the sheer quantity of decisions a physician makes.
    Yes, some deaths are caused by incompetence. Frankly, it is not all that difficult to become a medical doctor. The whole idea of "the broightest of the birghtest' is a joke.
    Becoming a doctor simply takes perseverance.

    -- Mike
     
  5. Z3PR

    Z3PR Banned

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    </font><blockquote><font class="small">In reply to:</font><hr />
    How many times a year does the average gun owener fire his gun?

    [/ QUOTE ] I normally go through 1,500 rounds or more each and every week with the 9mm out at the shooting range. But I really enjoy shooting !!!!!!!!
     
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    when i have kids ill get alot of stuff slung at me. This winter im getting my automatic weapons lisence! Hello AR-15!!!! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    I try to shoot at least once a week. Living in silicon valley can make it difficult but I do try.

    I shoot alot more now that I load my own. Did you know that .308's are nearly cheaper to buy than make. Matter of fact I plan to meet with a bunch of city guys to shoot AR's the day after thanksgiving.. I plan ahead to shoot.
     
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    holy sh!t batman!

    1500 rounds.. thats a hell of an ammo bill. My most dependable handgun is my 9mm.. I've fired about 1500 rounds through it.. not per week though..
     
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    Hell, I got 63 100 round boxs in the console of the K5 at the momment. I go up to the shooting range atleast 4 times a week. Normally blow off 4 to 6 boxs each time, sometimes more. Try not to go through more then 10 boxs each trip up there.
     

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