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Tue Jan 15, 2013, 10:04 AM

Apparently, only if, you own a gun, served in the military...

been in a life and death gun battle (is there any other kind?) and have read the constitution, you're qualified to speak up on gun control issues, if not, then STFU....
That's pretty much verbatim what I was told on facebook last night by a former classmate. I added the STFU part.

Dunno about you folks, but I'm kinda getting tired of being told what to do by people I consider to be brainwashed, dumbfuck, pseudo patriotic assholes.

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Reply Apparently, only if, you own a gun, served in the military... (Original post)
MynameisBlarney Jan 2013 OP
derby378 Jan 2013 #1
MynameisBlarney Jan 2013 #8
woodsprite Jan 2013 #16
kevinbgoode1 Jan 2013 #2
southernyankeebelle Jan 2013 #3
MynameisBlarney Jan 2013 #4
derby378 Jan 2013 #5
MynameisBlarney Jan 2013 #7
MynameisBlarney Jan 2013 #18
derby378 Jan 2013 #19
MynameisBlarney Jan 2013 #20
MynameisBlarney Jan 2013 #21
southernyankeebelle Jan 2013 #9
MynameisBlarney Jan 2013 #10
southernyankeebelle Jan 2013 #11
MynameisBlarney Jan 2013 #13
jpak Jan 2013 #6
LeftinOH Jan 2013 #12
Tsiyu Jan 2013 #14
MynameisBlarney Jan 2013 #15
Tsiyu Jan 2013 #17
rustydog Jan 2013 #22
MynameisBlarney Jan 2013 #23
TheKentuckian Jan 2013 #24
99Forever Jan 2013 #25
samsingh Jan 2013 #26
Squinch Jan 2013 #27

Response to MynameisBlarney (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 10:07 AM

1. That's weird...

There's a lot of people who say that if you want to own any firearms that aren't antiques, you should join the military. I'm getting tired of being told what to do by these folks, too.

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Response to derby378 (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 10:23 AM

8. That is kinda ridiculous

I'm a liberal, but I like to hunt. I grew up around all kinds of guns. I don't want them to be taken away. But I sure as hell don't believe that civilians need access to weapons like the AR-15.

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Response to MynameisBlarney (Reply #8)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 12:26 PM

16. A guy I know who is in the Air Guard says you need the AR-15 to

protect you from the people that would take your other guns away. He said it, posted it on FB, and says he stands by it. Sort of sounds like a veiled threat to me.

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Response to MynameisBlarney (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 10:10 AM

2. It seems to me that if we have 300 million firearms privately owned in this country

we certainly have more than we need for national defense. . .and therefore, the defense budget can readily be halved.

After all, it is all supposed to be about defense anyway.

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Response to MynameisBlarney (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 10:12 AM

3. I hope you told him the last sentence back at him. Remind him of freedom of speech.

 

Remind him you haven't lost that right yet.

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Response to southernyankeebelle (Reply #3)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 10:14 AM

4. Well...I think what I replied with was pretty good.

I will post the exchange from FB when I get home. Though...I'm not sure how to block out the names.

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Response to MynameisBlarney (Reply #4)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 10:19 AM

5. Can you use the Print Screen key?

If so, just save the screengrab and use a basic paint program to redact the names.

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Response to derby378 (Reply #5)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 10:21 AM

7. Thanks

I'll give that a try.

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Response to derby378 (Reply #5)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 05:52 PM

18. Bah!

It didn't work.

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Response to MynameisBlarney (Reply #18)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 06:27 PM

19. Aw, nuts...

I used that tactic to snare a couple of keyboard jockeys making threats against our POTUS. At one point, the Secret Service agent I was talking to said, "It looks like he's already purged the message, we can't find it." I asked him, "Would you like a copy of my screengrab?" The agent replied, "Sure!"

Hopefully you can find a system that works for you.

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Response to derby378 (Reply #19)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 11:26 PM

20. Yeah, well...

Here was my last reply to him that he never responded to.

"Man, you're throwing out every right wing talking point on this subject. What's next? Gonna start quoting LaPierre? "The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun"? The only solution to all this gun violence is to introduce MORE guns into society? Please. The NRA and the gun manufacturers are laughing all the way to the bank. And they're walking on the backs of dead kids to get there. The very LAST thing this country needs is more fucking guns. For the record, I'm not for the disarming of gun owning Americans, I just don't want people to be able to get weapons, like the one used at the Sandy Hook Massacre, to be so damn easy to get. Why does a civilian need a weapon like the AR-15 anyway?"

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Response to derby378 (Reply #19)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 11:29 PM

21. I never thought of doing that

when people made threats, I just flagged them and reported them to the mods. I will have to figure out how to do that though, because shit is getting crazy.

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Response to MynameisBlarney (Reply #4)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 11:18 AM

9. Did you get a reply back?

 

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Response to southernyankeebelle (Reply #9)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 11:29 AM

10. As of 12:30 am last night

No, I had not received a reply.

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Response to MynameisBlarney (Reply #10)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 11:36 AM

11. Oh, I was curious.

 

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Response to southernyankeebelle (Reply #11)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 11:41 AM

13. No prob

I was too, that's why I stayed up that late lol

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Response to MynameisBlarney (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 10:20 AM

6. Tell him the Constitution is for everyone - not just douchebags

yup

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Response to MynameisBlarney (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 11:37 AM

12. Any dumb f*ck can get into the US military -just like lots of other jobs. n/t

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Response to MynameisBlarney (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 11:41 AM

14. So your former classmate doesn't recognize the First Amendment?

I see.

The gun-humpers think there's only ONE right in the entire Constitution.

Classic narcissists.


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Response to Tsiyu (Reply #14)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 11:54 AM

15. Evidently not

he was never the sharpest tool in the shed, but he IS still a tool.

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Response to MynameisBlarney (Reply #15)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 12:35 PM

17. I'll agree with that

I honestly think most gun-humpers can't even read.

Some other gun humper who reads merely told them what the Second Amendment sez, they memorized it, and that's all they knowz about rights.

There is no "rest of the Constitution" to these fools. Just that one right.

My gun humper friends told me so!





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Response to MynameisBlarney (Original post)

Tue Jan 15, 2013, 11:37 PM

22. You must have all of the above that your former classmate referred to AND

you have to be vehemently ANTI-GUN CONTROL and be completely devoid of common sense or intelligent reasoning ability.

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Response to rustydog (Reply #22)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 12:00 AM

23. And...

AND! You have to have complete contempt for anyone that doesn't believe the same as you.

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Response to MynameisBlarney (Original post)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 08:29 AM

24. Seeing that you are sentient, I think you are entitled to your opinion and to voice it.

That doesn't mean it is gospel anymore than the next persons or gets to run unopposed.

Ideas are the real battles, the guns or swords or calvary or bows or as long as someone wanted to be lord and master under whatever guise most dangerously and none too rarely used by those with a shit load of them to enforce their idea and their ideas tend to pad their dragon's hoard or more under their dominion.

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Response to MynameisBlarney (Original post)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 08:34 AM

25. On Facebook...

... Defriend, is your Friend. Why anyone lets other people talk shit to them on their own FB page, absolutely baffles me.

Tired of hearing it from the assholes? You've got the tool to stop them. Just use it.

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Response to MynameisBlarney (Original post)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 08:35 AM

26. after the nra's recent ad, anyone supporting their view is low life anti-American scum

i can't even fathom how anyone can support their attack ads on the President

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Response to MynameisBlarney (Original post)

Wed Jan 16, 2013, 09:05 AM

27. There is a point in there. There are a lot of folks out there who clearly developed their

self images out of Bruce Willis movies and the bullshit stories their gun-range friends pump into their spongy brains. They have never had a gun pointed at them, but they are certain that, in a pinch, they will develop superhuman powers if only they are allowed to carry a gun.

Mostly, these are the guys who are shooting themselves in the foot in WalMart. And putting the rest of us in danger.

And there are a whole lot of them out there.

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