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Sat Dec 15, 2012, 10:16 AM

Tweet of the day

@ivanwhite48: Only in America can gun ownership be a right and healthcare be a privilege.

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sellitman Dec 2012 OP
Ilsa Dec 2012 #1
Dustlawyer Dec 2012 #2
Dustlawyer Dec 2012 #3
annabanana Dec 2012 #11
Dustlawyer Dec 2012 #31
alterfurz Dec 2012 #4
DhhD Dec 2012 #6
DhhD Dec 2012 #5
Atypical Liberal Dec 2012 #8
cthulu2016 Dec 2012 #7
sellitman Dec 2012 #15
cantbeserious Dec 2012 #20
dchill Dec 2012 #25
awoke_in_2003 Dec 2012 #29
MotherPetrie Dec 2012 #9
NoMoreWarNow Dec 2012 #10
Buddaman Dec 2012 #12
alfredo Dec 2012 #13
treestar Dec 2012 #14
pipewrench Dec 2012 #16
marezdotes Dec 2012 #17
WashingtonConsensus Dec 2012 #18
sellitman Dec 2012 #21
Paper Roses Dec 2012 #19
lupinella Dec 2012 #22
valerief Dec 2012 #23
BlancheSplanchnik Dec 2012 #24
Renew Deal Dec 2012 #26
abelenkpe Dec 2012 #27
WillyT Dec 2012 #28
tavalon Dec 2012 #30

Response to sellitman (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 10:19 AM

1. Rec. nt

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Response to sellitman (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 11:04 AM

2. K&R! Driving is a privilege, what's the difference with guns? I don't understand why sensible

restrictions would be so bad. They treat it like a slippery slope to losing their guns. What they fail to see is, if this keeps going at this rate, they may lose the 2nd Amendment altogether! Wake up NRA!

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Response to sellitman (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 11:10 AM

3. At the time of this post, there were 307 views and 2 comments. Ladies and Gentlemen, fellow viewers

Make yourselves heard! If you view this, please comment and re-tweet! Now is not the time to sit on the sidelines! Please make yourselves heard! Our bought off politicians in both parties need to know that we have had enough! If enough of us speak out we can actually do something good!

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Response to Dustlawyer (Reply #3)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 12:41 PM

11. I am twitter illiterate.. can you post a link? . . .n/t

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Response to annabanana (Reply #11)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 11:55 AM

31. I am far from knowledgable. I went to Twitter and signed up and got an account. This original post

can be re-tweeted to people, or sites on Twitter that you follow. I put my politicians on there so that it goes to them as well. Good luck and I apologize for my lack of knowledge. My kids think that it is funny.

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Response to sellitman (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 11:17 AM

4. Arizona Republic story header...

..on the very day Gabby Giffords was shot:

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Response to alterfurz (Reply #4)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 11:32 AM

6. Red states removed Mental Health initial care from their states. Some counties with populations

large enough, can have some care through a hospital district tax, and a county mental health screening for application.

Let us say that someone is behaving very irregularly. Loved ones and persons in charge, let's say at a college, have no place to refer theses people. Did a person in need of mental health care go out and shoot a lawmaker in Arizona? Did Arizona allow this person to be unchecked in society? How about people with TB? They know to SEEK health care. How responsible is this State toward total health care especially when it is turning down and threatening its own responsibility?

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Response to sellitman (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 11:21 AM

5. Where is the well regulated Militia part of the 2nd Amendment? Americans need to put the regulation

in NOW.

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Response to DhhD (Reply #5)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 11:41 AM

8. They were usurped by the federal government in 1903. n/t

 

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Response to sellitman (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 11:37 AM

7. This Tweet makes no sense... it's just false

Anyone is allowed to go to the healthcare store and buy all the healthcare they can afford.

And the government does not have programs to buy guns for people who cannot afford guns.

The Tweet of the day suffers from a fatal apples and oranges problem.

Why not say that reading Mein Kampf is a right but eating is a privilege? It is the same argument.

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Response to cthulu2016 (Reply #7)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 01:10 PM

15. Actually its spot on.

Anyone in America can afford a gun.

Heathcare? Not so much.

Yet the right to own a gun seems to be more important to many.

That is sad.

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Response to sellitman (Reply #15)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 04:44 PM

20. Agreed - The Corprations Must Be Served Above The Needs Of People At All Cost

What a pathetic country the US has become!

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Response to cthulu2016 (Reply #7)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 10:05 PM

25. Apparently, gun rights are in the Constitution. Health care is not.

And good, comprehensive health care is definitely a privilege of those who can afford it. I don't have any problem with the tweet's comparison. Why do you? Apples and oranges are the same thing, in a way - they're both food.

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Response to cthulu2016 (Reply #7)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 12:55 AM

29. "all the healthcare they can afford"...

therein lies the problem.

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Response to sellitman (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 12:03 PM

9. K&R

 

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Response to sellitman (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 12:08 PM

10. it's exactly the opposite in Canada

 

as my Canadian friend is happy to point out.

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Response to sellitman (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 01:01 PM

12. Get the fucking ASSULT weapons banned!!!

Get rid of ALL on-line weapons sales.........TAX the shit out guns and ammo....Just for starters

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Response to sellitman (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 01:03 PM

13. Borowitz tweet

Andy Borowitz ‏@BorowitzReport
If laws controlled guns the way the NRA controls politicians, the US would be the safest country in the world.

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Response to sellitman (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 01:05 PM

14. I like it

good point about our national values

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Response to sellitman (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 01:57 PM

16. +1 sellitman

Richard Pryor
“You can't talk about fu&king in America, people say you're dirty. But if you talk about killing somebody, that's cool.”
― Richard Pryor

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Response to sellitman (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 02:14 PM

17. Apparently compared to gun ownership rights, life is also a privilege.

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Response to sellitman (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 02:22 PM

18. I laughed

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Response to WashingtonConsensus (Reply #18)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 05:15 PM

21. Let me in on the joke.

I could use a good laugh about now. What do you find humorous?

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Response to sellitman (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 03:58 PM

19. I know it will never happen, constitutional rights or not. Ban All Guns.

Nothing is settled by a bullet. Neither are mental illnesses curbed by violence.
We are all upset by happenings inn Connecticut. Unless we gather these weapons, will there ever be an end?
Offer gun holders money to turn in their weapons, disallow future sale.

The hell with the 'right to bear arms'.

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Response to sellitman (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 05:42 PM

22. K&FreakingR!

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Response to sellitman (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 06:38 PM

23. Great line. nt

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Response to sellitman (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 07:36 PM

24. :(

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Response to sellitman (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 10:16 PM

26. Aint that the truth

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Response to sellitman (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 10:54 PM

27. K&R nt

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Response to sellitman (Original post)

Sat Dec 15, 2012, 10:59 PM

28. K & R !!!


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Response to sellitman (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 04:22 AM

30. A-fucking-men!

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