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Fri Feb 1, 2013, 08:35 AM

I'm now calling the Second Amendment the Genocide Amendment

1,340,000 gun deaths since 1968 certainly qualifies it. The Genocide Amendment has worked quite well since it's being carried out at the hands of it's own populace.

Let the flames begin!

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Reply I'm now calling the Second Amendment the Genocide Amendment (Original post)
rightsideout Feb 2013 OP
pipoman Feb 2013 #1
SWTORFanatic Feb 2013 #5
pipoman Feb 2013 #8
SWTORFanatic Feb 2013 #9
pipoman Feb 2013 #14
SWTORFanatic Feb 2013 #15
pipoman Feb 2013 #24
SWTORFanatic Feb 2013 #28
SWTORFanatic Feb 2013 #29
Recursion Feb 2013 #16
SWTORFanatic Feb 2013 #18
Recursion Feb 2013 #21
SWTORFanatic Feb 2013 #22
guardian Feb 2013 #23
rightsideout Feb 2013 #30
el_bryanto Feb 2013 #2
hack89 Feb 2013 #3
Recursion Feb 2013 #4
aikoaiko Feb 2013 #6
RevStPatrick Feb 2013 #7
randome Feb 2013 #10
greytdemocrat Feb 2013 #11
Robb Feb 2013 #12
Eleanors38 Feb 2013 #13
dairydog91 Feb 2013 #17
libtodeath Feb 2013 #19
TheKentuckian Feb 2013 #20
RZM Feb 2013 #25
cthulu2016 Feb 2013 #26
MotherPetrie Feb 2013 #27
cherokeeprogressive Feb 2013 #31
rightsideout Feb 2013 #32

Response to rightsideout (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 08:38 AM

1. Wow..

what do you call cars? LOL

Seriously, do you know what "genocide" means?

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Response to pipoman (Reply #1)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 08:54 AM

5. I don't think the US would be all that different without guns, other than

less people getting killed. You can survive without a gun. I have for 32 years never once had the need to use one.

On the other hand, things would be very different (and for the worse) without cars.

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Response to SWTORFanatic (Reply #5)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:01 AM

8. Just another 'hair on fire'

ridiculous gun post on GD.

Oh, and I actually have a fire extinguisher in my kitchen..have kept one in there for over 20 years...never have had the need to use it...I think I'll keep one around, just in case..

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Response to pipoman (Reply #8)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:04 AM

9. This just in case meme is nonsense. Hey, what if you run into a BG with a

gun and he's a better shot and faster than you?

Why aren't you wearing body armor right now? Never know when a BG with a gun who is a better shot and faster than you might show up!

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Response to SWTORFanatic (Reply #9)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:32 AM

14. So is there a violence problem or isn't there?

If there is, seems reasonable to have some idea how one would respond if confronted with it. If there isn't, why does it matter what I have or don't have? Further, using your logic, if one has a fire extinguisher, they should wear a fire suit all the time...just more nonsense it is..

The actual meme is something to the effect, 'you stand more of a chance of a bad guy killing you with your own gun than defending yourself'..and such silliness..

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Response to pipoman (Reply #14)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:41 AM

15. There is a violence problem with both gang bangers and loose cannons (aka gun nuts) with

guns.

BUT the number of people who kill an attacker in a justified homicide is less than 300 PER YEAR. The chance that it happens to you is so unlikely to be nearly as statistically insignificant as winning the lottery. Honestly, there are other things you are probably not doing with your life that would protect you accidental / intentional injury or death much more than having a gun would.

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Response to SWTORFanatic (Reply #15)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 08:43 PM

24. I'd like the source of the 300 number

and how many times people defend themselves without firing a shot. The chances of being the victim of violent crime far exceeds the chance of a house fire, tornado, hurricane, and other things you would find perfectly reasonable to consider an emergency response for...how is victimization any different?

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Response to SWTORFanatic (Reply #5)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:42 AM

16. What should I do when I'm at the farm and coyotes go after the goats

Or a marten goes after the pullets? Or when a cottonmouth is between me and the river?

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Response to Recursion (Reply #16)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:44 AM

18. Long guns are less of a problem. Those are very rarely open or concealed (lol?) carried in

public.

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Response to SWTORFanatic (Reply #18)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:45 AM

21. Too bad they are all anybody is trying to ban

sigh.

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Response to Recursion (Reply #21)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:51 AM

22. Never heard of a strong movement to ban long guns other than things like

AR15s. Most people who have a problem with guns have a problem with those types AND/OR handguns. And also oversized (no one needs) rifle rounds like .50 caliber rifles.

Very few have a problem with your standard 12 gauge / 20 gauge / 30-.06.

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Response to pipoman (Reply #1)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:52 AM

23. I bet the OP drives

 

a Chevy Delusion.

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Response to guardian (Reply #23)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 10:28 PM

30. Nope

I drive an electric powered Ford Escort I converted to run on electricity several years ago. 80,000 electric miles. Not many people know how to convert a car to run on electricity. So that's my ride.

Apparently, 1,340,000 deaths since 1968 as the result of delusional Amendment doesn't seem to bother anyone.

The Amendment has outlasted it's usefulness and has probably caused more deaths than it's protected.

You know. Like sending 4000 Americans to die in Iraq in revenge for 3000 that died in 9/11.

I'm not advocating taking people's guns. If you'll want to kill each other over it, be my guest. I just hope I'm not caught in the cross fire or become a victim like my best friend did at the hand's of his father's gun which was supposed to be used for protection. So add him as one of the 1,340,000 Second Amendment victims.

So yea, you all can stick your head in the sand that an Amendment is killing it's own people.

As far as comparing car fatalities to gun fatalities. Now, that's delusional. Get real. They don't even serve the same purpose.

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Response to rightsideout (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 08:40 AM

2. Nothing like a calm well-reasoned argument.

That might not have been clear. I mean this post is nothing like a calm well-reasoned argument.

Bryant

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Response to rightsideout (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 08:40 AM

3. So trivializing genocide is your solution?

ok.
Are cigarettes genocide sticks? Is alcohol genocide liquid?

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Response to rightsideout (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 08:43 AM

4. I have no idea why gun owners are worried

*facepalm*

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Response to rightsideout (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 08:55 AM

6. Do you call the 5th the Criminal Protection Amendment?


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Response to rightsideout (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:00 AM

7. You might want to rethink that...

 

Words mean things.

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Response to rightsideout (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:04 AM

10. Nice user name.

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Response to rightsideout (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:06 AM

11. Idiot. nt

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Response to rightsideout (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:12 AM

12. Words... mean things.

Genocide usually has intent, deliberation, and -- to be frank -- focus.

Three things I do not associate with the current wholesale slaughter, numbers notwithstanding.

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Response to rightsideout (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:32 AM

13. Glad you're not in a position of influence.

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Response to rightsideout (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:44 AM

17. I'm calling cars "genocide enablers"

World Health Organization estimates that, worldwide, well over a million people die in car accidents every year.

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Response to rightsideout (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:45 AM

19. What the?

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Response to rightsideout (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:45 AM

20. Not very effective considering a 200+ year run

Amazingly, the populations has increased a staggering amount over such time despite "genocide" being a fundamental part of the fabric.

Imagine how HUGH our population would be without hundreds of years of "genocide"!

I was also wondering what population was targeted, I assumed you meant all Americans (which means it isn't working to well).

Who is doing the targeting and what is their endgame?

Based on the rate of death, when will we anticipate being wiped out?

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Response to rightsideout (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 08:51 PM

25. I call the big one bitey

 

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Response to rightsideout (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 08:52 PM

26. It's your right to appear ridiculous

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Response to rightsideout (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:12 PM

27. K&R. Perfect name for it.

 

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Response to rightsideout (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 10:37 PM

31. No flames from me... I'm calling swimming pools "Genocide Puddles". n/t

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Response to rightsideout (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 10:55 PM

32. LOL

Glad I caused a stir. Sometimes you have to be extreme to get attention.

When it comes to people loosing their lives over an antiquated amendment then so be it. Lets face it. Our founding fathers wrote that Amendment and people are dying exercising their right over.

I would say over 1 million deaths and probably millions of injuries qualifies as a US government policy that's killing it's own people.

But I can see that people here are blinded by their own patriotism over their precious amendments.

And if someone wants to kick me out of here please do. I've tried signing out for good and can't find a way out.

And no, I'm not a Republican. "Rightsideout" is a play on words. I voted for Clinton twice, voted for Gore and Kerry and Obama twice. I'm an environmentalist and liberal that lives in a solar powered house and drives an electric car. I currently have one of my electric cars on display at the DC auto show.

I hate guns with a passion since my best friend was killed by his father's gun that was supposed to be used for protection. All because his dad insisted on practicing his Second Amendment rights.

So kick my ass outta here!!









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