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Thu Jan 10, 2013, 11:49 AM

Outspoken gun advocate apparently shot dead

From the Huffington Post:

A producer behind a popular gun enthusiast YouTube channel was found dead with a single gunshot wound to the head at his business last week.

Police in Georgia are investigating the apparent homicide of Keith Ratliff, a 32-year-old Franklin County resident.

Authorities found multiple weapons at the scene of the crime, some manufactured by Ratliff himself, WSBTV reports. Investigators have not identified a motive.

Ratliff was known as an outspoken gun advocate. In a message posted to Twitter on Aug 11, 2012, he wrote: "I went to the movies with my pistol in my pocket the whole time I was praying that somebody would try to pull a Batman!"

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/09/keith-ratliff-fpsrussia-dead_n_2439284.html

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Aldo Leopold Jan 2013 OP
regnaD kciN Jan 2013 #1
mmonk Jan 2013 #9
GeorgeGist Jan 2013 #2
Odin2005 Jan 2013 #3
backwoodsbob Jan 2013 #4
MynameisBlarney Jan 2013 #5
SummerSnow Jan 2013 #6
frylock Jan 2013 #7
geomon666 Jan 2013 #8
frylock Jan 2013 #10
devilgrrl Jan 2013 #11
The Magistrate Jan 2013 #15
flamin lib Jan 2013 #16
devilgrrl Jan 2013 #17
bongbong Jan 2013 #12
DisgustipatedinCA Jan 2013 #13
Jeff In Milwaukee Jan 2013 #14

Response to Aldo Leopold (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 11:50 AM

1. Department of Irony

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Response to regnaD kciN (Reply #1)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 12:39 PM

9. +1

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Response to Aldo Leopold (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 11:53 AM

2. wtf

apparently?

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Response to Aldo Leopold (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 11:55 AM

3. He who taketh the sword shall perish by the sword.

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Response to Aldo Leopold (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 11:58 AM

5. If only he'd had a gun

oh...wait...

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Response to Aldo Leopold (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 12:29 PM

6. wow the irony

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Response to Aldo Leopold (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 12:36 PM

7. you'll have to forgive me if i feel no remorse over the loss of someone praying another batman..

good riddance.

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Response to frylock (Reply #7)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 12:38 PM

8. I know.

What is that about?

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Response to geomon666 (Reply #8)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 12:39 PM

10. looks like someone pulled a batman on this moran

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Response to devilgrrl (Reply #11)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 01:28 PM

15. Exactly, Ma'am, And It Is Such Fun To Hear 'Team NRA' Types Deny Their Fantasies When Pressed

But there is not a single person who carries a pistol habitually who does not have thoughts like this on their mind an appreciable portion of their waking hours. This fellow differs from the usual run only in the honesty he displayed concerning his hopes and dreams....

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Response to devilgrrl (Reply #11)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 01:31 PM

16. I grew up in S Texas and as a young man went to as many Honky Tonks and drank as

much beer as the next guy. Never, not once, was I obliged to 'defend myself'. I had several friends who had Black Belts in Karate and they seemed to need to defend themselves on any given Saturday night.

Just sayin'.

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Response to Aldo Leopold (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 01:24 PM

12. LOL

 

This proves, at least for this "gun enthusiast" that my seeming joke about the #2 reason for Delicate Flowers to crave guns is to get acclaim as a "Mighty Warrior" by shooting a "bad guy" is not such a joke.

It appears I know the psychology of Precious-worship more than the Delicate Flowers do themselves.

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Response to Aldo Leopold (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 01:26 PM

13. It's the way he would have wanted to die

Someone had to say it.

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Response to Aldo Leopold (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 01:26 PM

14. If the bullet doesn't get you, the irony will (nt)

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