Sunday, March 31, 2013

Pandemonium in the streets of New York



Bob said...

"Super Sharp," huh? Must be the knife equivalent of "high capacity" magazines or "high power" rifles. The more they can scare you, the quicker they can steal your rights away.

rpm2day said...

That was great! I guess some people still have a sense of humor.

Anonymous said...

Pretty much true, even if from the onion. Found this comment over at Zero Hedge a few minutes ago. Subject was gun laws in Cyprus (only a registered double barrel shotgun, license to buy ammo)


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Sat, 03/30/2013 - 12:55 | 3391543 DoneThis2Long
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"It's time to issue licenses for slingshots"

Hell, NewYork was there at least 6-7 years ago!!! I am not kidding. While visiting someone cursed with living there, he asked if I'd buy him a sling shot and send it to him cuz they were illegal in The Rotten Big Apple. I was stunned to learn of it. The next day, we went to see the Statue of Liberty (joy), when during the Security Check pre-boarding the ferry ride, I discovered that in my camera bag I had forgotten a brand new (as in never used) pocket "knife" I had brought for the trip. A whopping 4" with assorted forms of cutting edge finishes, which I thought would come in handy in case of emergency or even accident (so to cut seat-belts .... whatever). Since I remembered and discovered it while still in line, I told one of the schmucks working the line, and with the typical NY charm, enhanced by working for TSA, the idiot turned around and yelled to her boss "I've got a switch blade over here" as if I had just shown her a 24" machete. There were some 150+ people starring at me as if I was about to rob them with an "assault weapon"!!!! A sargent promptly showed up, grabbed the "knife", and begun, 1st an interrogation as to why I have it, why do I need it, etc etc, followed by a lecture on having it, and even a demonstration on how it can be opened "so quickly". I was fucking stunned on the level it was escalated. After a short, I lost it and asked the jack ass: "what the fuck do you want me to use in case of an accident, on a desolated stretch of road, at night, where I might not even get cell reception so I'd rely on a trucker with a CB to hopefully see me and stop?", after which he lowered the danger level code and came to his senses.

Man .... I hate that place.

angrymike said...

Dang, I'd be front page news with my super sharp bayonets with blood cuts............

Jason said...

Oh God, not super sharp. Lucky it wasn't super duper sharp.

Beaner said...

Fuck me! I always carry a Ka Bar on a horizontal scabbard on the front of my belt.

wirecutter said...

Yeah? Where did you get it? I'd like to have one of those myself.