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Posted: Feb 28, 2020 - 1:18pm



 sirdroseph wrote:
O sure points out how most have become finger pointing humorless shamers... the folks that made everything NOT-O-K. No joking acceptable, not unless antiseptic, boring or approved  by clergy. Remember when comedians just made funny jokes?  The good old days, and it was barely 12 weeks ago or so... it's absurd what we've become.  Whatever you try to say, or  be.....

 


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Posted: Feb 28, 2020 - 1:14pm



 R_P wrote:
 jahgirl8 wrote:
is there anyone on this site who believes in 2nd Amend gun rights? or is communism today's flave

 


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Posted: Feb 28, 2020 - 1:12pm

 jahgirl8 wrote:
is there anyone on this site who believes in 2nd Amend gun rights? or is communism today's flave

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Posted: Feb 28, 2020 - 1:03pm

is there anyone on this site who believes in 2nd Amend gun rights? or is communism today's flave?

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Posted: Feb 28, 2020 - 12:24pm

Liberal gun owners face dilemma in 2020 field

 

https://www.yahoo.com/news/liberal-gun-owners-face-dilemma-193255043.html

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Posted: Feb 27, 2020 - 1:41am



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... and gangsta/bad-ass selfies.
 

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Posted: Feb 26, 2020 - 5:04pm

... and gangsta/bad-ass selfies.
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Posted: Feb 26, 2020 - 4:57pm



 BlueHeronDruid wrote:
 
"Thinking the weapon was unloaded..."
File under: Famous Last words

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Posted: Feb 26, 2020 - 4:48pm



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Yeah.


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Posted: Feb 26, 2020 - 4:44pm


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Posted: Jan 24, 2020 - 11:23am

another responsible gun owner...
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Posted: Jan 13, 2020 - 9:01pm

The Trouble with Crime Statistics
Criminologists may disagree on questions of causality, but they agree that outsiders underestimate the complexity of criminology. “Everyone thinks they know what causes crime,” Sampson told me. Lauritsen concurred: “Everybody has a strong view that some factor is responsible, whether it’s video games, bad music, or sexist attitudes,” she said. Kleiman complained about the “very primitive models people have in their heads” when it comes to crime: “Most of those models imply that more severity of punishment is better, which is almost certainly false.” He went on, “Anyone who hasn’t studied this professionally has more confidence than they ought to have. You have to really look at it hard to see how confusing it is.”

Criminologists face a problem that’s common in many fields: overdetermination. Why does someone commit a crime? Was it peer pressure, poverty, a broken family, broken windows, bad genes, bad parenting, under-policing, leaded gasoline, Judas Priest? “You could just keep stepping back and back and back and back, and you wonder when, ultimately, you’re going to draw a line,” Lauritsen told me. “It could be drawn at probably thousands of points.” Criminologists aren’t the only researchers who study overdetermined subjects: biologists, who have long sought specific genes for diseases, have come to realize that many traits and illnesses may be “omnigenic”—determined by countless genes. The sociologist David Matza summed up the difficulty, in 1964: “When factors become too numerous, we are in the hopeless position of arguing that everything matters.”

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Posted: Dec 20, 2019 - 4:27am

Weep, Weep For Sad And Friendless Wayne LaPierre, He's Having A Real Hard Time
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Posted: Nov 15, 2019 - 8:16am



 islander wrote:
A 16 year old kid kills two, injures 3 others and then himself in a span of 16 seconds. It barely makes the news on the day it happens and isn't even front page on most major news sites the day after.

We are done.  Forget Trump, forget partisanship, forget climate change and economic arguments. We are at peak apathy and we deserve whatever is next.
 

well you know...impeachment time.  and the markets up, and that guy hit the other guy with a helmet
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Posted: Nov 15, 2019 - 7:00am

 islander wrote:
A 16 year old kid kills two, injures 3 others and then himself in a span of 16 seconds. It barely makes the news on the day it happens and isn't even front page on most major news sites the day after.

We are done.  Forget Trump, forget partisanship, forget climate change and economic arguments. We are at peak apathy and we deserve whatever is next.
 
As long as these bastards are giving these other bastards millions of dollars a year then nothing will change in this fine land we call America. Sadly. No excuses...Vote all these folks out that took the gun people's money for they each and everyone have blood on their hands that can never be washed away.
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Posted: Nov 15, 2019 - 6:54am

A 16 year old kid kills two, injures 3 others and then himself in a span of 16 seconds. It barely makes the news on the day it happens and isn't even front page on most major news sites the day after.

We are done.  Forget Trump, forget partisanship, forget climate change and economic arguments. We are at peak apathy and we deserve whatever is next.
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Posted: Oct 8, 2019 - 8:47am

Dick's Sporting Goods destroyed $5 million worth of assault rifles, CEO Ed Stack says
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Posted: Sep 23, 2019 - 9:25am

Religious Conservatives Argue Adam And Eve Would Never Have Been Banished From Eden If They’d Had Guns
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Posted: Sep 22, 2019 - 2:36pm



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Ultimately I did not hurt or kill anybody.  Not sure that qualifies me.

Funny.  Globe-trotters  — young and old — from all over the world understood the strategy.  Only Americans would express absolute shock that I did not carry a gun......

The really brave Americans and Canadians are the ones that will cross busy intersections while texting or deeply absorbed in conversation....

 
Indeed. Here in Texas, Ford F-150's should have special permits...


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Posted: Sep 22, 2019 - 2:35pm



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...This is the before and after point. Maybe that is the reason for why the mid through the end of the 70's was so happy crazy. It was over, we could all relax at last and try and just get back to living and not worry about having to be drafted and all that goes with it. Family life changed, too. The point being that having to come to a conviction about how you are going to view the sanctity of life at a predetermined time is no longer forced. That is a big deal. Butterfly effect big. Those that had to think about guns in their future with no opt out and those since where it is an opt in. ?

Eh ? Does this make any sense ? Is it relevant to what you were asking ?
 




Thus I can't shake the feeling that some that missed it by the hair on their chin (pun intended) now tend to romanticize and glorify guns and gun culture. Remember Eric Cantwell in Charlottesville for the White Supremacist march? Before the march he filmed himself with his suitcase arsenal complete with tough guy rhetoric. But after the march, when a young woman lost her life and the city realized the danger and sought the marchers, we find videos of him locked in his hotel room, terrified and sobbing that the police were downstairs waiting for him. How quickly his demeanor turned when the stakes got very serious and very real. That what leads me to think too many are 'caught up' in the hegemony and disassociated from the reality.

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