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Sun Jan 13, 2013, 12:07 PM

 

CA gun show draws 10,000 people ‘getting ready for the next revolution’

CA gun show draws 10,000 people ‘getting ready for the next revolution’

What drew an estimated 10,000 people to a Northern California gun show? Simple. According to one attendee, they’re scared.

“Obama wants to take everybody’s guns away,” said Bob Daziel, who stood in line with hundreds on Saturday to get into the Crossroads of The West event in Daly City, California. “So they’re down here buying ammo, buying guns, they’re getting ready for the next revolution.”

Organizers told KGO-TV they were surprised at the record turnout, believing it to be spurred on by the recent discussions headed by Vice President Joe Biden regarding gun safety.

“It was constructive dialogue,” said Bob Templeton, the event’s president, who attended the meetings this week between Biden and members of the firearms industry. “But I think they had their minds made up when they came in the meeting.”

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Their scared!

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Reply CA gun show draws 10,000 people ‘getting ready for the next revolution’ (Original post)
MightyMopar Jan 2013 OP
cantbeserious Jan 2013 #1
RKP5637 Jan 2013 #3
SunSeeker Jan 2013 #8
laundry_queen Jan 2013 #10
1983law Jan 2013 #13
RKP5637 Jan 2013 #2
TheCowsCameHome Jan 2013 #4
CJCRANE Jan 2013 #5
samsingh Jan 2013 #6
CanonRay Jan 2013 #7
drm604 Jan 2013 #9
Locrian Jan 2013 #11
Lars39 Jan 2013 #16
aikoaiko Jan 2013 #17
LAGC Jan 2013 #24
lpbk2713 Jan 2013 #12
Dawson Leery Jan 2013 #14
Tsiyu Jan 2013 #15
peecmkr45 Jan 2013 #18
arcane1 Jan 2013 #19
Puha Ekapi Jan 2013 #20
Tsiyu Jan 2013 #21
Puha Ekapi Jan 2013 #28
Tsiyu Jan 2013 #34
CJCRANE Jan 2013 #23
CJCRANE Jan 2013 #25
sibelian Jan 2013 #26
hack89 Jan 2013 #22
Turbineguy Jan 2013 #27
Coyotl Jan 2013 #29
Capt.Rocky300 Jan 2013 #30
pediatricmedic Jan 2013 #31
spanone Jan 2013 #32
lpbk2713 Jan 2013 #35
Initech Jan 2013 #33

Response to MightyMopar (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 12:10 PM

1. IMHO - We Have Much More To Fear From Delusional Gun Owners Than We Do The Government

eom

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Response to cantbeserious (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 12:12 PM

3. Exactly!!! n/t

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Response to cantbeserious (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 12:36 PM

8. +1

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Response to cantbeserious (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 12:45 PM

10. That is the truth. nt

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Response to cantbeserious (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 01:08 PM

13. Have you ever been to one of these?

 

Freaky folks running around them...

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Response to MightyMopar (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 12:12 PM

2. This, is indeed, a strange country IMO. n/t

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Response to MightyMopar (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 12:12 PM

4. Stand them all in a big circle, yell "fire", and lets see what they've got.

Bunch of freakin' loons....

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Response to MightyMopar (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 12:13 PM

5. I think this is what

the people behind Glenn Beck's (and the other tea party nuts) conspiracy theories wanted to happen eventually.

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Response to MightyMopar (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 12:24 PM

6. gun owners are scared of everything

there must be a pill to help them.

the mental health list would have a lot of gun lovers on it - paranoia, self-loathing.

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Response to MightyMopar (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 12:33 PM

7. This is all going to blow up sometime before the end of Obama's second term

I'll be amazed if it doesn't.

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Response to MightyMopar (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 12:42 PM

9. Why is Biden meeting with members of the firearms industry?

Are they really going to offer anything constructive?

Templeton said his organization’s stance echoed that of the National Rifle Association: “Further restrictions on the Second Amendment are not on the table for discussion.”
Who is Templeton to say what is or isn't on the table? As far as I know he wasn't elected to anything.

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Response to MightyMopar (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 01:00 PM

11. bubble

This is really 'bubble' panic buying. I'm wondering if people will realize later after they drop $2000 (or whatever) on guns and junk that they got suckered into throwing their money away.

I bet most of these people (not gun 'enthusiasts' /hunters/target/etc) won't even wind up firing them. There's a young guy at work who said he wanted to buy one 'just because he needed to before the gov ban' - who has no intention of ever really shooting target etc.

Bubbles always collapse. The problem with this is that there could be a lot of idiots selling their guns 'cheap' to recoup cost.



(edit) Has anyone seen any mention of this type of panic buying as a study etc? You see it during storms where people panic buy all sorts of useless stuff, expensive generators they never use etc. It's fascinating on how people get manipulated by fear. Somehow we need to get control of this, as with climate change, economy etc we are going to be seeing even more 'fear' events.

And, yes, I know - generators etc are not 'weapons' etc and there is a difference.


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Response to Locrian (Reply #11)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 01:38 PM

16. Like the Beanie Babie craze...

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Response to Locrian (Reply #11)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 02:17 PM

17. It won't be a bubble if the AWB comes back and they can still be transferred


Look what happens to fully automatic weapons after 1986 after Reagan signed the law that made it impossible for civilians to buy newly manufactured fully autos but could rebuy those already out there.

A m16 style rifle that sold for $1500 in 1985 is now selling for $15,000 to $25,000 and there's no burst in sight.

But it is true if the AWB does not happen and it just might not, then there are people paying 2 to 3 times what they will in 2 years. Even withouta new AWB I don't expect prices to come down to summer 2012 prices for 2 more years.

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Response to Locrian (Reply #11)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 02:51 PM

24. That's what I'm counting on.

Come this time next year, there are going to be HELLA deals on all sorts of firearms and ammo.

Idiot panic buyers. Obama ain't going to do shit, and Congress most certainly isn't.

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Response to MightyMopar (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 01:04 PM

12. Who knew? That many Faux listeners in one place?







The ignorance is overwhelming.



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Response to MightyMopar (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 01:27 PM

14. The "conservative entertainment complex" at work.

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Response to MightyMopar (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 01:31 PM

15. They're scared indeed

Last edited Tue Jan 15, 2013, 04:44 AM - Edit history (1)


Read some of their blogs and forums, and you realize these grown men and women who love The Precious just about pee in their pants every day due to their paranoia and abject fear of modern life.

Look at that Yeager dude. In an ACTUAL firefight, he ran like a scared little kitten and hid. Totally ineffective, frightened out of his wits, couldn't even drive a GD car, yet we should trust him with an assault rifle? DELUSIONAL FREAK!

But the gun humpers are doing what the foreign terrorists never could. As they introduce more and more guns into our society ( I read there is a backorder of 1 million AR-15s - may be false but dayum if true ) they make people afraid to go anywhere.

Now this consumer-driven society is driven to just stay home. Forget the mall, the movies, and maybe even sending your kid to school. We have to trust that all these new semi-automatics will be locked up and handled responsibly and never, ever land in the hands of the troubled or the violent. And we have seen that we can't have that sort of trust of the gun-humpers. Ask Nacy Lanza. Oh, wait. WE can't! She died by her own weapon!

The gun-humpers have made our society so much more wicked and unsafe, they are fulfilling their own paranoid delusions.

I like the idea of giving them their own gun-humpers state. I imagine they would all eventually lose it over a sound in the night, an insult, whatever, and maybe just kill off each other in their manly sprays of bullets. Then we can pry their guns from their cold, dead hands, hand the weapons over to the military and law enforcement where they belong, and not have to live in fear of these sociopaths ever again.




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Response to peecmkr45 (Reply #18)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 02:41 PM

19. The straw is strong with this one n/t

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Response to arcane1 (Reply #19)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 02:41 PM

20. Yup

alert sent

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Response to arcane1 (Reply #19)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 02:42 PM

21. Hilarious, ain't it?

" If we can't have our Bushmasters, we'll soon be SLAVES, I tells ya!"




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Response to Tsiyu (Reply #21)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 03:24 PM

28. Well...

...that didn't last long, LOL. Two posts and a pizza

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Response to Puha Ekapi (Reply #28)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 05:34 PM

34. Troll hunters


extraordinaire.


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Response to peecmkr45 (Reply #18)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 02:48 PM

23. Do you deserve a living wage?

Or do prefer the money to go to a banker's bonus?

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Response to peecmkr45 (Reply #18)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 02:53 PM

25. If the government doesn't help us

to get our needs met (at least to some extent), what is the point of it?

You'd be better off in Somalia with your attitude.

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Response to peecmkr45 (Reply #18)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 02:53 PM

26. Goodness, it's all so complicated, isn't it?


Good thing you have that nice sensible brain of yours sorting it all out.

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Response to MightyMopar (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 02:48 PM

22. "According to one attendee ..."

one guy represents all 10,000?

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Response to MightyMopar (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 03:07 PM

27. These guys are desperate

to shoot other Americans. They think it's patriotic.

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Response to MightyMopar (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 03:30 PM

29. "There’s like more than 500 people on line to get ammunition.” What a waste of resources!

How about they get in line to feed the hungry or do some community service to make their communities more economically secure.

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Response to MightyMopar (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 03:38 PM

30. So 10,000 people out of a population.......

.....of over 7 million in the Bay Area showed up to get prepared for the next revolution. That's .0014%. Not good odds against the military forces that would be brought in to squash their revolution.

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Response to MightyMopar (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 03:54 PM

31. I blame Obama for this

I can't even go to the range anymore to shoot, because they are getting scary.

Have you seen the nut jobs there that don't know how to handle a weapon or basic safety. Some of them don't even know how to load the weapon in the first place. Let's not even get started on how they can't aim with iron sights or zero a scope.

Then the prices of ammo are going through the roof right now because of the panic buying.

Why does everyone have to buy a black rifle now? Do they even understand their uses or how they can be configured?

Yes, I am partly joking and partly serious about how scary some of these new people are.

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Response to MightyMopar (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 04:21 PM

32. “Obama wants to take everybody’s guns away,” said Bob Daziel...where do they get this shit?

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Response to spanone (Reply #32)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 06:09 PM

35. RWingnut Radio ... of course.



"As God is my witness, I thought Obama was gonna do it"


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Response to MightyMopar (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 04:23 PM

33. Stupid, delusional gun nuts scare me far more than any terrorist group ever could.

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