To: caveat emptor
Oh, and what about all those "guns galore" sitting around just waiting to be stolen. Pfft.
Hardly. The reason you can find pictures of Israeli women in bikinis on the beach sporting M16s is because the laws for losing those weapons are so draconian.
They are hardly "sitting around just waiting to be stolen" when you go to prison for allowing them to be stolen.
You're commenting to the wrong freeper.
If you read my comment (#20) to which you are replying you'll see that I was quoting (not quite word-for-word) the guy who jumped in with the claim "Since almost every Israeli citizen serves, as well as there being guns galore to steal
He's wrong on both counts, IMO, though I don't know exact figures. Only about 50% of Israeli citizens actually serve, according to wiki
, and my impression is that for whatever reason they don't in general appear to be careless in using or protecting their weapons (you may be right about harsh penalties.)
If you read all of my remarks in that comment you'll also see that I was disagreeing with and dismissing him with "Pffft
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