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Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:01 PM

 

If everyone were armed...

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Reply If everyone were armed... (Original post)
Whovian Dec 2012 OP
ZombieHorde Dec 2012 #1
MightyMopar Dec 2012 #2
99Forever Dec 2012 #3
ZombieHorde Dec 2012 #7
99Forever Dec 2012 #12
ZombieHorde Dec 2012 #16
99Forever Dec 2012 #19
ZombieHorde Dec 2012 #20
99Forever Dec 2012 #29
ZombieHorde Dec 2012 #30
rhett o rick Dec 2012 #32
99Forever Dec 2012 #38
Turbineguy Dec 2012 #4
ZombieHorde Dec 2012 #11
Gregorian Dec 2012 #5
ZombieHorde Dec 2012 #8
Gregorian Dec 2012 #10
ZombieHorde Dec 2012 #15
rhett o rick Dec 2012 #33
ZombieHorde Dec 2012 #34
OldDem2012 Dec 2012 #44
Lizzie Poppet Dec 2012 #6
ZombieHorde Dec 2012 #9
JaneyVee Dec 2012 #21
Lizzie Poppet Dec 2012 #22
OldDem2012 Dec 2012 #42
XRubicon Dec 2012 #37
OldDem2012 Dec 2012 #40
Whovian Dec 2012 #13
aikoaiko Dec 2012 #14
Whovian Dec 2012 #17
socialindependocrat Dec 2012 #24
Whovian Dec 2012 #26
oldhippie Dec 2012 #31
socialindependocrat Dec 2012 #39
crazyjoe Dec 2012 #25
madmom Dec 2012 #18
crazyjoe Dec 2012 #23
Mr Peabody Dec 2012 #27
cascadiance Dec 2012 #28
bahrbearian Dec 2012 #35
blkmusclmachine Dec 2012 #36
StayFunky Dec 2012 #41
adieu Dec 2012 #43

Response to Whovian (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:04 PM

1. Do soldiers have this problem with each other? nt

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #1)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:06 PM

2. Green on Blue is huge problem

 

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #1)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:07 PM

3. ****

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Response to 99Forever (Reply #3)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:10 PM

7. Yes, that was my reaction to the OP. nt

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #7)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:14 PM

12. And mine to your ...

... ummm...

...well...

... "*response.*"

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Response to 99Forever (Reply #12)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:18 PM

16. Yes, I got that, but thanks for the clarification. nt

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #16)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:23 PM

19. So it was just stupid snark then.

Okay, thanks for the clarification.

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Response to 99Forever (Reply #19)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:26 PM

20. Oh please, like your video post wasn't "just stupid snark then?" nt

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #20)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 04:20 PM

29. Nope...

.. it was honest embarrassment that you would say so ridiculous as you did.

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Response to 99Forever (Reply #29)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 04:24 PM

30. OK. Argue agianst it. nt

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #30)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 04:32 PM

32. It's a question. The answer is no of course not. nm

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #30)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 05:20 PM

38. "Argue against" what?

That military and civilian life are the same? That's too fucking stupid to need argued against.

Ridiculous.

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #1)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:09 PM

4. Soldiers?

Aren't they kind of like "A Well-Regulated Militia"?

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Response to Turbineguy (Reply #4)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:13 PM

11. Yes, but I don't understand your point. nt

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #1)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:09 PM

5. By default, soldiers are all on the same side.

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Response to Gregorian (Reply #5)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:11 PM

8. Then why is rape such a problem in the military? nt

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #8)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:13 PM

10. You don't know?

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Response to Gregorian (Reply #10)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:17 PM

15. Just making your point will save us both time. nt

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #8)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 04:33 PM

33. Why dont you just state your argument instead of asking questions hoping

that someone gets your point?

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Response to rhett o rick (Reply #33)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 04:44 PM

34. Soldiers have guns. They don't seem to fear getting shot by each other

off the battlefield, but they do have to fear rape from each other.

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #34)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 06:09 PM

44. Wow. Just wow. Where the hell are you going with this train-wreck of a thought? nt.

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #1)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:09 PM

6. And just look at all the carnage at gun shows!

Oh, wait...

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Response to Lizzie Poppet (Reply #6)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:12 PM

9. Good point. nt

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Response to Lizzie Poppet (Reply #6)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:35 PM

21. Actually, loopholes in the law make gun shows a place where one purchases guns for carnage.

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Response to JaneyVee (Reply #21)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:37 PM

22. Sure...but that's a different point.

I'm a staunch advocate of extending the requirement for a background check to private firearms transactions, including those between private parties at gun shows.

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Response to Lizzie Poppet (Reply #6)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 05:52 PM

42. I'm guessing that you already know that gun shows are crawling.....

....with undercover LEOs just looking for a reason to bust someone. Not a good place to start trouble.

There are very few issues at gun shows because some of the sellers and sellers don't want to attract attention to transactions that are going on outside the legal framework.

Just my opinion, but if anyone brings a loaded weapon to a gun show they're either stupid, or looking for trouble, or both.

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #1)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 05:20 PM

37. soldiers and saliors can go to prison

for talking back to their boss, not showing up for work, etc... great comparison bud!

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #1)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 05:42 PM

40. Soldiers don't have access to their military weapons unless they're training or in combat....

....otherwise, their military weapons are locked up in armories.

But, off-duty soldiers seem to have the same or worse numbers involving shootings with their personal weapons than their civilian counterparts. Remember, a lot of these folks have deployed into combat zones more than once, and because of PTSD they tend to get angry a little quicker than most.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:15 PM

13. This seems to have brought out a few Gungeon denizens in quick order.

 

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:15 PM

14. Now that is a person who probably shouldn't own firearms.


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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:20 PM

17. Lots of Gungeon denizens.

 

I guess their period of mourning is over and it is time for them to resume attacks on suggestions of gun control.

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Response to Whovian (Reply #17)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:45 PM

24. So you post just so you can "snipe" at Democrat gun owners?

Shame on you!

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Response to socialindependocrat (Reply #24)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:47 PM

26. That's Democratic. Not Democrat.

 

The abbreviated version you use was coined by Limbaugh.

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Response to Whovian (Reply #26)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 04:26 PM

31. Members of the Democratic Party are known as ....

 

.... Democrats to most educated people.

How about you?

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Response to Whovian (Reply #26)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 05:31 PM

39. I was trying to use the correcvt term since I am a Democrat and I am a gun owner

But you are correct and here is what I found:

The most natural phrase would be "Democratic primary" with a large 'D' to distinguish it from a primary that was run in a democratic manner. But many conservative Republicans say "Democrat party." It's almost a litmus test for right-wingedness. Listen to the Limbaughs and other liberal-haters, and they always say "Democrat party" and "Democrat politician" whereas more neutral people or moderate Republicans say the nicer-sounding and more natural "Democratic primary."

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Response to Whovian (Reply #17)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:46 PM

25. don't buy a gun if you don't want one. there....gun control.

 

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:21 PM

18. My first thought after reading this was about

the christian meme "how can you be good without god in your life?"

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:44 PM

23. stupid dramatic bullshit.....IMHO

 

"Hundreds of millions of Americans standing their ground".....really? since there are about 300 mil americans, that cover just about everybody.
what neighborhood do you live in? because most americans are thoughtful, kind, and honest people who aren't suspicious of every person they see.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 03:59 PM

27. or it could be a very polite soceity.... a little on edge but polite... n/t

 

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 04:14 PM

28. Then cops could shoot to kill protestors at Occupy protests if they felt the least bit "threatened"

... And they won't just be using pepper spray to blind people then...

If this sort of thinking doesn't stop, we're headed quickly for a very harsh police state, and the nuts will have us in a civil war soon too.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 04:55 PM

35. This Old Toon

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 05:16 PM

36. I don't think DEMs would be allowed to buy/own guns. It'd scare TPTB.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 05:44 PM

41. Lots of implying in that image.

 

There is also quite a massive difference between being alarmed and feeling threatened (assuming this would even be the case, and that's another implication), and actually acting upon that feeling of alarm by pulling out your gun. There is no evidence to suggest that any of what is suggested in the image would actually happen.

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Response to Whovian (Original post)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 05:56 PM

43. We saw this quite starkly

with Trayvon Martin. Here was George Zimmerman, itching to use his gun in some SYG capacity. He had to find a reason to use his gun, and black teenager in a hoodie talking on the phone with his girlfriend while eating some candy was the reason.

That's the problem with people with guns. They want to use them.

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