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Sun Feb 10, 2013, 10:28 AM

The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a fake good guy with his fist!

In other news, this is indescribably juvenile and silly.

PHOENIX (AP) — The self-proclaimed “America’s Toughest Sheriff” is joining forces this weekend with action movie star Steven Seagal to train volunteer armed posse members to defend Phoenix-area schools against gunmen.

Seagal, best known for his roles in movies such as “Above the Law” and “Under Siege,” will lead training on hand-to-hand defense tactics, among other techniques, drawing from his expertise in martial arts, according to a sheriff’s office news release.

Arizona Democratic House Minority Leader Chad Campbell called the plan to use Seagal as an instructor “ludicrous.”

“Steve Seagal is an actor. That’s it. Why don’t we also have Clint Eastwood and Chuck Norris and Bruce Willis come out and train them too while we’re at it,” Campbell said.

http://www.bobcesca.com/blog-archives/2013/02/path-to-oblivion.html

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Reply The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a fake good guy with his fist! (Original post)
kpete Feb 2013 OP
graham4anything Feb 2013 #1
Light House Feb 2013 #2
Recursion Feb 2013 #3
Zax2me Feb 2013 #6
htuttle Feb 2013 #4
Cirque du So-What Feb 2013 #5
Zax2me Feb 2013 #7
htuttle Feb 2013 #8
logosoco Feb 2013 #9

Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 10:31 AM

1. Clint Eastwood can instruct people on the etiquette of talking politely to a chair

 

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 10:33 AM

2. Steven Seagal actually was a real deputy sheriff in Jefferson Parish

 

in Louisiana for about 20 years. I still hate his politics though.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 10:34 AM

3. Steve Seagal is also 7th dan in Aikido

Saying he's just "an actor" isn't really fair.

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Response to Recursion (Reply #3)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 11:12 AM

6. Right?! It's dehumanizing him. Like when the rw nuts go after 'Hollywood'

 

They say the same thing.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 10:46 AM

4. Steven Seagal is definitely NOT an actor

I've seen his movies.

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Response to htuttle (Reply #4)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 10:50 AM

5. You got that right

His emotions run the gamut from 'A' to 'B'.

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Response to htuttle (Reply #4)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 11:21 AM

7. Neither are Ben Affleck, Scarlett Johansson -

 

I've seen THEIR movies.
But I welcome their political view despite it.
I don't reject them because they cannot act.

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Response to Zax2me (Reply #7)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 11:23 AM

8. I don't exactly 'reject' Steven Seagal

I just don't want to sit through any more of his movies.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 11:29 AM

9. It seems like Mr. Seagal must think that teachers get paid like he does for making movies.

He thinks they have time for all of this training when sometimes they have a hard time just finding the time to do all of the extra things that their jobs entail.

How about if we work to make sure that teachers only have to educate the children and not be martial arts experts as well?

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