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Sat Dec 22, 2012, 08:25 AM

Armed guards at church?

Why not? Seems logical right?

Armed guards for everyone!

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Reply Armed guards at church? (Original post)
Chico Man Dec 2012 OP
valerief Dec 2012 #1
JustAnotherGen Dec 2012 #2
Chico Man Dec 2012 #3
valerief Dec 2012 #8
drdtroit Dec 2012 #16
Evasporque Dec 2012 #18
Initech Dec 2012 #25
Motown_Johnny Dec 2012 #4
Coyote_Tan Dec 2012 #5
auburngrad82 Dec 2012 #7
Coyote_Tan Dec 2012 #10
nadinbrzezinski Dec 2012 #12
billh58 Dec 2012 #22
Shrek Dec 2012 #19
REP Dec 2012 #21
northoftheborder Dec 2012 #6
muriel_volestrangler Dec 2012 #11
northoftheborder Dec 2012 #13
RomneyLies Dec 2012 #9
rustydog Dec 2012 #14
ManiacJoe Dec 2012 #23
PeaceNikki Dec 2012 #15
cbrer Dec 2012 #17
REP Dec 2012 #20
Capt. Obvious Dec 2012 #24
99th_Monkey Dec 2012 #26
brooklynite Dec 2012 #27

Response to Chico Man (Original post)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 08:37 AM

1. The places for armed guards are endless. For starters, how about

airports
banks
supermarkets
schools
churches
hospitals
malls
sporting arenas
businesses
apartment buildings
federal, state, and local buildings
intersections
bridges
street corners
law enforcement helicopters


With all these armed guards, no one would need guns in their homes for protection!

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Response to valerief (Reply #1)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 08:52 AM

2. +1

Good point!

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Response to valerief (Reply #1)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 10:23 AM

3. Armed guards at home!

Think of the private security business opportunities.

All of our problems can be explained simply: we don't have enough armed guards to protect us.

Come to think of it, sounds kind of like a police state.

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Response to Chico Man (Reply #3)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 11:56 AM

8. Badda bing! nt

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Response to Chico Man (Reply #3)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 03:28 PM

16. Excellent! And make it mandated with a huge tax fine for those that can't afford it! Oh, wait ...n/t

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Response to valerief (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 04:03 PM

18. Mogadishu USA!

Yeah baby lets get pickups with 50 cALs. and have heavily armed gang wars!

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Response to Chico Man (Original post)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 10:25 AM

4. and movie theaters and malls and playgrounds and ice rinks and bus stops and soccer fields and

outside schools and everywhere else


because we don't have the money for things like health care

and the black helicopters aren't an issue for these paranoid lunatics anymore


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Response to Chico Man (Original post)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 10:28 AM

5. Seems like an unneeded cost...

 

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Response to Coyote_Tan (Reply #5)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 11:27 AM

7. Why not? There have been many shootings at churches

God, apparently, isn't protecting his flocks.

A pretty comprehensive link to deadly force incidents in churches. Note that the numbers jumped dramatically in 2005, a year after the assault weapon ban expired and was not renewed.

http://www.carlchinn.com/Church_Security_Concepts.html

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Response to auburngrad82 (Reply #7)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 12:09 PM

10. If it were up to me...

 

... which it isn't, I'd just encourage parishioners to carry concealed.

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Response to Coyote_Tan (Reply #10)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 12:28 PM

12. Hey, do you like waffles? Like my parrots do

Why can't my conures learn to repeat words as well?

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Response to nadinbrzezinski (Reply #12)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 04:10 PM

22. Was sent here by

the NRA rapid response team.

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Response to auburngrad82 (Reply #7)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 04:07 PM

19. Dr. George Tiller was killed at church n/t

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Response to Shrek (Reply #19)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 04:10 PM

21. Beat me by minutes. See post #20.

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Response to Chico Man (Original post)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 10:54 AM

6. The church I attend is very large, and the minister is very wealthy.

I do not fault the minister for his wealth, because he earned it through his many wonderful books, sold worldwide. But, he has a a body-guard at all times, which is sad but necessary. We also have armed guards at all times in the foyer, and I do not know if it is because of the minister's need for safety, or if threats have made against the church, or other members. I assume it is necessary, but still makes me feel less safe in this place for some reason, which should be a place of sanctuary.

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Response to northoftheborder (Reply #6)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 12:20 PM

11. What kind of books has he written that could produce threats of violence?

It sounds a bizarre church, to me. Unless you're talking about Northern Ireland or similar.

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Response to muriel_volestrangler (Reply #11)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 03:12 PM

13. Actually, his books are wonderful. Many for children, many for adults. People of all religious....

....persuasions have his books, translated all over the world. He is beloved by everyone who knows him, and does not join in with the political shenanigans of other ministers. He is in poor health, and speaks only part time here, and does not travel as extensively as he once did. I will not name him, but you might discover who he is if interested by studying the children's religious books sections at the bookstore.

Cranks are everywhere, and some just go after anyone considered religious, an awful result and blowback caused by the religious right antics, giving all Christians, really all religions, a sullied smear. Tragic and sad.

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Response to Chico Man (Original post)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 11:57 AM

9. Better yet, half of all adults become armed guards

 

Guns for everybody.

Woopee.

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Response to Chico Man (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 03:18 PM

14. Dose not make much sense...if God didn't want anyone in that congregation to die

Wouldn't He just stop it?

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Response to rustydog (Reply #14)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 04:11 PM

23. God helps those who help themselves.

So the saying goes....

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Response to Chico Man (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 03:23 PM

15. This cop needed an armed guard:

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Response to Chico Man (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 03:36 PM

17. George Carlin warned us

 

Of disgruntled worshippers...


Pop a cap for the Pope!

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Response to Chico Man (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 04:09 PM

20. The Reformation Lutheran Church in Wichita in 2009 could have used one

Remember?

Or maybe the Knoxville Unitarian Universalist Church in 2008. The guy out to kill liberals.

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Response to Chico Man (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 04:11 PM

24. Well,

it could have saved Dr. Tiller

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Response to Chico Man (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 04:25 PM

26. PLUS, we need a new breed of armed guards

called "ARMED-TO-THE-TEETH GUARDS'

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Response to Chico Man (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 04:28 PM

27. Don't need them if all the parishoners are carrying...

...plus, won't God intervene?

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