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Response to DanTex (Reply #47)

Wed Sep 5, 2012, 08:14 PM

52. they try to disrupt, and add nothing.

I'm not saying all of them are, but it is there. There is also a not of anti rural bigotry, not everyone, but it exists.

Every gun control advocate I personally met, was classest. All of them were as white bread as you can get. I know more gun owning POC, and that is quite a few, than gun control advocates.
I grew up where POC and whites own guns and hunt in about the same percentage. When I was in South Carolina, there were a lot of rural African Americans who were part of the gun culture. When I was in California, my boss and I went to gun shows in Vallejo. He was often pulled over for DWB.
Just based on my experience, I have a hard time buying it. I'm not saying all gun owners are not racist. Granted, it is a difference experience and culture from where Hoyt, I guess he is from Georgia, must have experienced. The apparent anti ruralism comes out when someone not understanding the cultural and political differences between the south and mountain west (including Arizona before being snow hating colonists) equate the two as being equally as racist. As a westerner, I find that very offensive. It was like the Illinois Nazis decided to move to Idaho, someone from Idaho became equated with Nazis. Or, life long Arizona residents who voted for Hispanic governors are not painted with the same broad brush as transplant from New Jersey Arpaio and former California resident Brewer.

I did not oppose his banning because it was an abuse of power, I opposed it because, quite frankly, he is your Ted Nugent. To the unthinking ideologue, they are speaking truth to power. To the thoughtful "anti/pro" or someone who is agnostic, they sound like raving lunatics.

Have something besides the Daily Show? I'm as much as a Jon Stewart fan as the next person, but I like more detail than a snippet from a comedy show. Was he trying to protest something or just being a jerk? Comparing him to us is like comparing his union bashing, supply side economics loving, Elizabeth Warren hating, 4A violating mayor as being typical of gun control advocate.

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