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Old 03-05-2016, 03:05 AM   #61
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If your gonna have guns may as well put them to use, otherwise it's not revolutionary?

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Old 03-05-2016, 03:07 AM   #62
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Worldwide? i.e.
 
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Old 03-05-2016, 03:12 AM   #64
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Do you see how stupid that sounds? "If your gonna have guns"!!!
 
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Not just gun laws but gun stupidities or greed\need! http://www.snopes.com/cell-phone-pistol-alert/ ◣◢)┌∩┐

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Old 03-05-2016, 08:20 AM   #66
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Was that an attempt at spam?

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Not just gun laws but gun stupidities or greed\need! http://www.snopes.com/cell-phone-pistol-alert/ ◣◢)┌∩┐
Excuse me? Five messages to deliver four lines of text?
Could we waste a little more bandwidth here?
 
Old 03-06-2016, 08:47 AM   #67
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It's usually not a good idea to combine a weapon with a thing you ordinarily carry. You can get hurt that way.
 
Old 03-06-2016, 09:02 AM   #68
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This one more so.
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Old 03-06-2016, 02:09 PM   #69
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jamison2000e, can you try that thing out and report back with your results -please?
 
Old 03-06-2016, 02:26 PM   #70
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u 1st k?

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Old 03-06-2016, 02:29 PM   #71
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Let's duel with them, bet i miss?! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Hf-B9Tqkss
https://youtu.be/-3G3tpB5sdY

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Old 03-07-2016, 08:32 AM   #72
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Guns are a tool, and a dangerous one. (If you don't believe that, try being near-missed by a ricochet ... from your own gun. This happened to me fairly recently, and I consider myself to be a skilled and methodical shooter. It was caused by a malfunction, but bullets don't care.)

The thing that we must finally do is to fix the system of government ... peacefully. (If you seriously think that you can defend against the US Army with your pea-shooters, you're forgetting what you spent billions of tax-dollars for. And, you are missing the point.)

If people go to work each day in Washington – as Senators, Congressmen, Commissioners, Judges, Justices, Presidents or what-have-you – knowing that they can be fired within a matter of days or even hours by the General Public, for any reason or for no reason at all, then we would live in a very, very different country, ruled by people who are watching their own backs all the time. And if they also knew that, in any case, they were eligible for only so-many (perhaps "one") term in office (or in "the fourth branch"), their daily motivations would also be much different, and they would be much less susceptible to bribes because it would not do them any good.

My trouble is mostly with the empty rhetoric: the stuff that is calculated to push a button that a telephone survey calculated would "ring true" amongst a "demographic." (And if it resulted in a multi-billion dollar military contract, so much the better.) You can't "wall off" anyone or anything if there's a market demand for "illegal" (sic) immigrants and for heroin. The only way to do any good is to interdict the demand ... and to declare, as the Constitution itself did, that bribery is a high crime, not a "corporate Constitutional right."

When you are a nation, be careful what you wish for. Right now, we have "governance by public-opinion poll," and that's just not good enough anymore.

I do not see, in either of the two products (Red™, and Blue™) offered by The Two-Party System, Inc., a viable candidate for the Presidency of the United States – nor for the Senate, nor for the House. After about sixty years of rule, this company has run out of ideas. Many potential candidates have wisely chosen not to participate. TPS, Inc. has become fossilized, and irrelevant. But it cannot see itself that way, and it still has plenty of money to pay to the Press. The Press, too, has had its mouth silenced by dollars, and by Boards of Directors that are joined with TPS.

It is a very recent development in US political history that there would be only two meaningfully-active political parties, both of them controlled by the same umbrella organization. To me, the should-have-been obvious result is precisely what occurred: what geneticists would call, "inbreeding." Unfit, now, to rule the country, but unable to conceive itself (no pun intended) in that light. This Emperor can "make a fashion statement" for only so long.

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Old 03-07-2016, 10:18 AM   #73
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If people go to work each day in Washington – as Senators, Congressmen, Commissioners, Judges, Justices, Presidents or what-have-you – knowing that they can be fired within a matter of days or even hours by the General Public, for any reason or for no reason at all, then we would live in a very, very different country,
You made me think of this article

http://www.aol.com/article/2016/03/0...case/21323631/

Looks like trump went from being a joke to being on a roll. Guess we are in for that old proverb.

"May you live in interesting times".
 
Old 03-07-2016, 01:53 PM   #74
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The most enjoyable thing about the Trump phenomenon has been watching him make monkeys out of a lot of people who had it coming.-Maureen Dowd
 
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The only 'good' thing about Trump is that he seems to be really pissing off the establishment; still I am pretty sure that the establishment will be able to eventually drown him out; i.e Koch Bro. and others.

As bad as Trump is, he is really bad for those already in power because obviously nobody owns him. He funds everything himself so he outright does not bow down to any 'campaign contributors'; this is where Trump is a threat to the Koch Bro. and anyone else who consistently put up a candidate that they know they have under their thumb Trump obviously isn't that; but I don't see him getting the nomination; since I am sure something will be done to stop him, be it either some kind of 'new revelation' or just outright try to drown him out with even more money.

This again highlights the true nature of so-called 'American democracy'; you have to have money or someone behind you funding your campaign otherwise you have no chance. Trump is doing well in the popular vote, but again that is no guarantee.

I wonder what will happen when Trump is eventually 'snuffed out' so-to-speak (not literally of course).
 
  


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