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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 08:19 PM

Hey, kids - IT'S LOUIE GOHMERT TIME! (Drones and high-capacity magazines)

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) says constituents are telling him that high-capacity magazines should not be banned because people need “at least 50 rounds” to shoot down government drones.

During Thursday interview on Freedom 107 radio, host Jeff Akin asked the Texas Republican how he felt about using unnamed aerial drones for domestic law enforcement.

“It’s pretty offensive to most of us,” Gohmert opined. “Most of us think if you’re going to use a drone and fly over our homes to analyze what’s going on in our backyard — not a lot of talk’s been given — but if you can fly over in the backyard, you can use all kinds of technology to see what’s happening inside the home as well. And I know there’s been a judge, and this former judge sure thinks you ought to have a warrant to do that kind of thing.”

“But I had somebody last week in Washington from either Georgia or Alabama that was saying, ‘Look, this goes back to we have got to have at least 50 rounds in our magazines because on average that’s about how many it takes to bring down a drone.’ I hope he was kidding, I don’t know for sure.”


http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/02/21/gohmert-voters-need-at-least-50-rounds-in-magazines-to-take-out-drones/

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Reply Hey, kids - IT'S LOUIE GOHMERT TIME! (Drones and high-capacity magazines) (Original post)
derby378 Feb 2013 OP
DollarBillHines Feb 2013 #1
Sekhmets Daughter Feb 2013 #2
DollarBillHines Feb 2013 #3
Sekhmets Daughter Feb 2013 #5
nadinbrzezinski Feb 2013 #4
sadbear Feb 2013 #6
EastKYLiberal Feb 2013 #7

Response to derby378 (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 08:23 PM

1. 50 rounds to knock down a drone.

Now, there is a sure-fire way to impress your neighbors.

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Response to DollarBillHines (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 08:39 PM

2. That's for sure...

Can't you just picture it?

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Response to Sekhmets Daughter (Reply #2)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 08:44 PM

3. I can picture every Law Enforcement vehicle in the county

lights and sirens blazing away, parked in front of my house.

50 rounds of rapid-fire would not be well-received in my neighborhood.

Also, what goes up comes down.

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Response to DollarBillHines (Reply #3)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 09:23 PM

5. LMAO

Nor mine. But the visual is highly entertaining, don't you think? Some fool standing in his yard, armed to the teeth, shooting at a drone....OMG

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Response to derby378 (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 08:45 PM

4. Louis of course knows...these pesky drones

Fly ten miles high. I guess I need ground radar directed AA SAM or 'thing like that.

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Response to derby378 (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 09:25 PM

6. When did it become legal to destroy U.S. government property?

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Response to derby378 (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 09:31 PM

7. These gun nuts are the best argument for domestic drones today. nt

 

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