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Posted by gejohnston in Guns
Sat Dec 10th 2011, 11:05 PM
Do you seriously think you are a liberal? I think you have been hanging around too many right wing authoritarians too long.
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Posted by gejohnston in Guns
Sat Dec 10th 2011, 10:28 PM
Do you know where he got it?
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Posted by gejohnston in Guns
Sat Dec 10th 2011, 10:27 PM
check to see if he had any pot, would you be all for it? Or would you whine to high heaven and send him the number to the ACLU?
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Posted by gejohnston in Guns
Sat Dec 10th 2011, 10:23 PM
Does it bother you that our gun laws are being enforced by people who are too stupid to have a detailed plan and means to track the guns once they enter Mexico?
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Posted by gejohnston in Guns
Sat Dec 10th 2011, 09:36 PM
they are enforcing the law. You are supporting the ATF violating the law. There is a difference.
Blown out of proportion? Read the real media like McClatchy, stratfor.com, Latin American Herald, etc.
Not right wing shit
Not left wing shit

Is your mind as open as a steel trap?
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Posted by gejohnston in Guns
Sat Dec 10th 2011, 09:29 PM
$50 billion a year industry, I am surprised they are not making their own. Why not? They build their own submarines.
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Posted by gejohnston in Guns
Sat Dec 10th 2011, 09:23 PM
are stolen from the police? Given the microscopic number of guns diverted compared to the number of crimes prevented, I would say there is more baking soda than lighter fluid being dumped on the fire.

Edit to add, we are both old enough to remember street gang weapons before the war on drugs. They were mostly knives, tire chains, homemade maces. They could not afford guns, so the few that did were either zip guns or some $20 piece of shit made by Clerke.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Improvised_fi...
none of these were legal:
http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/07/...

The French, Danish, and Polish freedom fighters made copies of the STEN sub-machine guns in bicycle repair shops and basements. I doubt the Nazi puppet governments gave them licenses to do so (which made their guns, illegal before they were legal)
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Posted by gejohnston in Guns
Sat Dec 10th 2011, 09:05 PM
are stolen from the police? Given the microscopic number of guns diverted compared to the number of crimes prevented, I would say there is more baking soda than lighter fluid being dumped on the fire.

Edit to add, we are both old enough to remember street gang weapons before the war on drugs. They were mostly knives, tire chains, homemade maces. They could not afford guns, so the few that did were either zip guns or some $20 piece of shit made by Clerke.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Improvised_fi...
none of these were legal:
http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/07/...

The French, Danish, and Polish freedom fighters made copies of the STEN sub-machine guns in bicycle repair shops and basements. I doubt the Nazi puppet governments gave them licenses to do so (which made their guns, illegal before they were legal)
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Posted by gejohnston in Guns
Sat Dec 10th 2011, 09:01 PM
armed robbery and grand theft auto.

http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/virginia-tech
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Posted by gejohnston in General Discussion
Sat Dec 10th 2011, 06:33 PM
I'll have to check that out. Thanks!
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Posted by gejohnston in General Discussion
Sat Dec 10th 2011, 05:08 PM
Many of them are bases shown belong to the local country, but we (and others such as UK, France, and Canada. Those are the ones that I know of.) have stuff stored there or work from there on occasion.
Out of the three I have been to, I doubt there are any foreigners troops there now. I suspect that is true of many of the others.
If you must go to one, choose Thumrait over Prince Sultan.
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Posted by gejohnston in General Discussion
Sat Dec 10th 2011, 04:10 PM
I would pay off loans, son's college loan, fix the cars. Maybe get a second place in Wyoming (or at least go home from Florida more often) Fix up the house.
Already have good health insurance (socialized no less). Give a lot of it away to places like Salem Children's Village. Go diving more often.
http://www.salemchildrensvillage.org / and help Bernie Sander's re election.


I will admit that I always thought it would be cool to rent a place in a "one percenter" neighborhood for a month and do the Beverly Hillbillys bit. I already have he beat up pick-up truck, the guns, and the dogs (OK, might have to borrow a blood hound from the cops). Invite some of my redneck neighbors over....
OK, kind of like a Catty Shack cliche, but it is every hick's dream.
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Posted by gejohnston in Guns
Sat Dec 10th 2011, 03:00 PM
To be perfectly honest, there is nothing the Bradys put out that puts anything in perspective. They are incredibly intellectually dishonest, and have yet to come up with a valid argument.
Propaganda laced with appeals to emotion and other logical fallacies (and outright lies) are not legitimate arguments.
Most of the people at Brady is far to the right of me, and probably to you too on other issues. This is only a right/left issue only because someone in the 1960s decided to put it in the Dem's platform. If you look at the origin of these century old laws that are being repealed were written by the right wing plutocrats for their purposes. Unfortunately, too many people in the middle, or who would vote Democratically in general, buy in to the whole thing.
Dennis Henigan is a token progressive that replaced a moderate Republican.
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Posted by gejohnston in Guns
Sat Dec 10th 2011, 02:54 PM
in the form of NCAA sports. The idea that the athletes work for free while the university rakes it in.
Not saying I buy in to it, only that you reminded me of the argument some years ago.
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Posted by gejohnston in Guns
Sat Dec 10th 2011, 02:49 PM
To be perfectly honest, there is nothing the Bradys put out that puts anything in perspective. They are incredibly intellectually dishonest, and have yet to come up with a valid argument.
Propaganda laced with appeals to emotion and other logical fallacies (and outright lies) are not legitimate arguments.
Most of the people at Brady is far to the right of me, and probably to you too on other issues. This is only a right/left issue only because someone in the 1960s decided to put it in the Dem's platform. If you look at the origin of these century old laws that are being repealed were written by the right wing plutocrats for their purposes. Unfortunately, too many people in the middle, or who would vote Democratically in general, buy in to the whole thing.
Dennis Henigan is a token progressive that replaced a moderate Republican.
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