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DrCory Donating Member (862 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-23-08 05:11 AM
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38. So....
You would rather rely on nuclear weapons? The ghastliest, most indiscriminate weapon ever to be invented by humanity? What kind of person are you then? Perhaps if we had the courage to lead by example and dismantle our nuclear arsenal ENTIRELY, and I mean every single warhead, and instead rely primarily on an armed, trained, and spirited citizen army for deterrence the world may take notice and follow suit. If not, then may those nations who refuse face the scorn and sanctions of the international community.

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  -Homicide rates in homes, cities and regions with guns. zanne  Apr-22-08 03:04 PM   #0 
  - Correlation does not prove causation  slackmaster   Apr-22-08 03:14 PM   #1 
  - Just a snip from the research  Fire_Medic_Dave   Apr-22-08 03:16 PM   #2 
  - It was a phone survey, so it must be true  DonP   Apr-23-08 02:30 PM   #95 
  - Sounds about right - If I lived in a state with many homicides, I would buy more guns too.  jmg257   Apr-22-08 03:16 PM   #3 
  - Not necessarily  Callisto32   Apr-23-08 09:32 AM   #68 
  - Statistics can be fun...  Firethorn   Apr-24-08 09:49 AM   #109 
  - The gun nuts, even those pretending to be Democrats, will ignore the facts.  TooBigaTent   Apr-22-08 03:22 PM   #4 
  - We ARE in the Militia already. Just nothing in the constitution about serving overseas.  jmg257   Apr-22-08 03:30 PM   #5 
  - LOL! Yep. There goes one right there.  apocalypsehow   Apr-22-08 03:36 PM   #7 
  - The Constitution was not so specific. The militia acts passed shortly after were, however.  jmg257   Apr-22-08 03:40 PM   #9 
  - Miller decision  Firethorn   Apr-24-08 10:09 AM   #110 
     - The "absence of any evidence" was due to Miller being dead.  jmg257   Apr-24-08 02:58 PM   #119 
  - LOL! It just gets better with every passing edit!  apocalypsehow   Apr-22-08 03:41 PM   #10 
     - We must be ever vigilant against the evil Canadians. nt  zanne   Apr-22-08 03:45 PM   #12 
     - Just like in South Park! (But we have the Baldwin brothers!)  jmg257   Apr-22-08 04:50 PM   #22 
     - Not sure about Canada and Mexico. But the Constitution is easy to read...  jmg257   Apr-22-08 03:48 PM   #14 
     - You and the Wolverines!  apocalypsehow   Apr-22-08 04:29 PM   #18 
        - That's cool. I myself don't worry about it. But you should take comfort where you can.  jmg257   Apr-22-08 04:43 PM   #21 
           - I'll bet that DVD gets a serious workout in the jmg257 household. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Apr-22-08 04:52 PM   #24 
              - Naaa - haven't seen it in years. Besides - I've got kids - we are more partial to Disney right now.  jmg257   Apr-22-08 04:52 PM   #25 
     - Remember....  gorfle   Apr-23-08 08:43 PM   #101 
  - You'll find our "pro-gun Democrats" far too timid to put their keisters where their keyboards are,  apocalypsehow   Apr-22-08 03:30 PM   #6 
  - Really? What about all of us Pro-gun Democrats who already did our combat tours?  Lex1775   Apr-22-08 03:38 PM   #8 
  - the quotations  bossy22   Apr-22-08 03:47 PM   #13 
  - Not a bit of it.  apocalypsehow   Apr-22-08 04:01 PM   #15 
     - Oh good, another person helping all us poor ignorant folks ...  DonP   Apr-22-08 04:13 PM   #16 
     - He honestly does...  DrCory   Apr-22-08 05:02 PM   #26 
     - You should read your own stuff, if you can stand it....  SteveM   Apr-22-08 04:15 PM   #17 
     - If you haven't noticed...  DrCory   Apr-22-08 04:41 PM   #19 
     - An Orwell fan!  iverglas   Apr-22-08 09:26 PM   #29 
     - You're wrong...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 04:41 AM   #34 
     - Yup. I'm sure you'd put down your remote control and pick up your musket...  zanne   Apr-23-08 04:55 AM   #36 
     - So....  DrCory   Apr-23-08 05:11 AM   #38 
        - Can't reply to the issue, huh?  zanne   Apr-23-08 05:44 AM   #42 
        - Can't reply to a false dichotomy...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 05:58 AM   #48 
        - "Has, can AND WILL"?  zanne   Apr-23-08 06:00 AM   #50 
           - Judging by historical precedent , yes.  DrCory   Apr-23-08 06:07 AM   #52 
              - You weren't talking about "elsewhere" in the world.  zanne   Apr-23-08 06:23 AM   #54 
                 - It's a general concept...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 06:25 AM   #56 
                 - This is what you said, verbatim...  zanne   Apr-23-08 08:07 AM   #63 
                    - Yes...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 10:13 AM   #72 
                       - I love how you try to deny your own words, Dr.Cory.  zanne   Apr-23-08 10:24 AM   #77 
                          - What, Pray Tell...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 10:48 AM   #81 
                 - I think you misinterpret...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 06:36 AM   #58 
                    - Are you part of a militia? nt  zanne   Apr-23-08 08:08 AM   #64 
                       - Yes...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 09:35 AM   #69 
                          - That's not the kind of militia I meant.  zanne   Apr-23-08 10:18 AM   #73 
                             - No. N/T  DrCory   Apr-23-08 10:21 AM   #75 
                             - Hmmmmm  zanne   Apr-23-08 10:25 AM   #78 
                             - Those militias...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 10:36 AM   #80 
                             - Hmmmm. You like the "defense" argument.  zanne   Apr-23-08 12:21 PM   #85 
                             - Not sure about Dr. Cory. But I would definitely like a good defense against  jmg257   Apr-23-08 12:47 PM   #86 
                             - Cat got your tongue, Dr.Cory? nt  zanne   Apr-23-08 01:08 PM   #90 
                             - Does not...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 02:50 PM   #96 
                             - Who is calling who a liar?? N/T  DrCory   Apr-23-08 12:52 PM   #88 
        - Perhaps...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 06:17 AM   #53 
        - On the subject of defeat...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 06:23 AM   #55 
        - go resist something, will ya?  iverglas   Apr-23-08 07:04 AM   #62 
           - Sorry, but I may post my thoughts here...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 09:55 AM   #70 
        - Do you really think our government would drop nukes on it's own citizens?  jmg257   Apr-23-08 11:04 AM   #82 
        - Ask the Iraqis.  gorfle   Apr-23-08 08:55 PM   #102 
        - "So..."  iverglas   Apr-23-08 05:45 AM   #43 
           - Absurd...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 06:03 AM   #51 
           - These little word games are just a facade  zanne   Apr-23-08 08:10 AM   #65 
           - Please explain...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 11:34 AM   #83 
           - Please point out where I said "You shouldn't have them".  zanne   Apr-23-08 12:17 PM   #84 
              - OMG!!  DrCory   Apr-23-08 12:50 PM   #87 
                 - Again; Show me where I said guns should be banned altogether.  zanne   Apr-23-08 01:05 PM   #89 
                    - You really are a gas!!  DrCory   Apr-23-08 01:12 PM   #91 
                    - Speaking of a comedy improv, I did a little research on you.  zanne   Apr-23-08 01:27 PM   #92 
                       - Yet ANOTHER arbiter...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 01:40 PM   #94 
                       - Zannes ultimate response when losing an argument IGNORE!!!  Fire_Medic_Dave   Apr-23-08 10:02 PM   #106 
                    - Spare me your false indignation...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 01:36 PM   #93 
           - Is that bubbling I hear....  DrCory   Apr-23-08 10:05 AM   #71 
              - I though gun nuts were not "elitist".  zanne   Apr-23-08 10:20 AM   #74 
                 - Did you just call me a "nut"??? N/T  DrCory   Apr-23-08 10:26 AM   #79 
     - jeez, talk about res ipsa loquitur  iverglas   Apr-23-08 05:08 AM   #37 
        - WOW!!!  DrCory   Apr-23-08 05:17 AM   #39 
           - care not to pretend that the world sprang full blown from your forehead last night?  iverglas   Apr-23-08 05:42 AM   #41 
           - Stop It, You're Killing Me!  DrCory   Apr-23-08 05:52 AM   #46 
           - Nobody is more intellectual and elitist than you, Dr.Cory!  zanne   Apr-23-08 10:22 AM   #76 
              - explain your home state  Hoosier lawyer   Apr-27-08 05:33 PM   #149 
     - Care to clarify?  DrCory   Apr-23-08 07:03 AM   #60 
     - Me too!  SteveM   Apr-25-08 02:20 PM   #142 
        - was there actually something you failed to grasp?  iverglas   Apr-25-08 02:40 PM   #143 
     - RKBA a "progressive" concept?  zanne   Apr-23-08 04:51 AM   #35 
        - A Progressive Viewpoint...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 05:26 AM   #40 
           - The police and military betray the interests of the people?  zanne   Apr-23-08 05:46 AM   #44 
              - it's actually separate centuries  iverglas   Apr-23-08 05:48 AM   #45 
              - Gee...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 06:55 AM   #59 
                 - oh, you mean  iverglas   Apr-23-08 07:03 AM   #61 
                    - Straw Man...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 09:13 AM   #66 
                    - yet another question I've asked before  iverglas   Apr-23-08 04:56 PM   #97 
                       - Oh my...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 05:51 PM   #98 
                       - Several others...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 08:08 PM   #99 
                       - Well said!  gorfle   Apr-23-08 09:40 PM   #105 
                       - how sad for you  iverglas   Apr-24-08 02:18 PM   #114 
                       - somebody else to whom strange things seeeeeeem  iverglas   Apr-24-08 02:17 PM   #113 
                          - You may be on to something.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Apr-24-08 02:43 PM   #117 
                          - Sorry to dissapoint...  DrCory   Apr-24-08 05:08 PM   #126 
                          - It's rather unseemly...  DrCory   Apr-25-08 05:24 AM   #137 
                       - What is...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 08:59 PM   #103 
                       - oops  iverglas   Apr-24-08 02:22 PM   #115 
                          - In all honesty...  DrCory   Apr-24-08 05:12 PM   #127 
                             - in all honesty  iverglas   Apr-24-08 09:29 PM   #132 
                                - On second thought...  DrCory   Apr-25-08 05:32 AM   #138 
                       - The ability....  gorfle   Apr-23-08 09:23 PM   #104 
                       - sorry, but this makes me fucking sick  iverglas   Apr-24-08 02:35 PM   #116 
                          - Do you honestly believe  Fire_Medic_Dave   Apr-24-08 02:57 PM   #118 
                          - Precisely.  gorfle   Apr-24-08 03:52 PM   #121 
                          - Yeah.  gorfle   Apr-24-08 03:42 PM   #120 
                             - and then comes more filthy shit  iverglas   Apr-24-08 04:14 PM   #123 
                                - How noble of you.  gorfle   Apr-24-08 04:54 PM   #125 
                                - filth  iverglas   Apr-24-08 07:30 PM   #128 
                                - It's filth alright.  gorfle   Apr-24-08 08:18 PM   #130 
                                - and the REASON THEY ARE SUFFERING  iverglas   Apr-24-08 09:28 PM   #131 
                                - Bye.  gorfle   Apr-24-08 11:02 PM   #134 
                                - thank the gods and little fishies  iverglas   Apr-25-08 12:15 AM   #135 
                                - Have your pail handy...  DrCory   Apr-25-08 05:01 AM   #136 
                                - by the way  iverglas   Apr-24-08 09:33 PM   #133 
                                - What a great description of European (British to be exact) colonialism N/T  pipoman   Apr-25-08 06:11 AM   #139 
                                - Iraq, anyone?  iverglas   Apr-25-08 02:41 PM   #144 
                                - I was referring to the largest colonialist nation in the history of the world  pipoman   Apr-25-08 06:52 PM   #145 
                                - so was I  iverglas   Apr-25-08 07:25 PM   #146 
                                - "Very arguably" indeed N/T  pipoman   Apr-26-08 07:41 AM   #147 
                                - Should people just wait to die until the UN gets its act together?  friendly_iconoclast   Apr-24-08 08:10 PM   #129 
                       - A tough night...  DrCory   Apr-24-08 04:46 AM   #108 
                    - Besides...  DrCory   Apr-23-08 09:29 AM   #67 
              - How many historical references would you like?  DrCory   Apr-23-08 05:55 AM   #47 
              - For your sake, I'll leave that one alone.  zanne   Apr-23-08 05:58 AM   #49 
              - to answer  bossy22   Apr-24-08 03:52 PM   #122 
              - Asks the person who says the govt(military) will drop nukes on the people in the event  jmg257   Apr-24-08 04:18 PM   #124 
     - And another thing I've noted about observations such as this, is that the closer one is to the mark  apocalypsehow   Apr-22-08 04:50 PM   #23 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Apr-22-08 07:47 PM   #28 
     - Gosh n' darn it, what'd I miss in the deleted sub-thread pointing at my humble post here?  apocalypsehow   Apr-22-08 10:43 PM   #30 
        - I know the feeling.  Longtooth   Apr-22-08 10:47 PM   #31 
     - this is not a progressive discussion board  bossy22   Apr-22-08 05:12 PM   #27 
     - How Progressive  pipoman   Apr-23-08 06:25 AM   #57 
  - In my youth, four years...  DrCory   Apr-22-08 04:43 PM   #20 
  - Actually, that's something of a liberal position  krispos42   Apr-23-08 01:01 AM   #32 
     - Being in the military teaches a lot of valuable lessons...  spin   Apr-24-08 10:59 AM   #112 
  - national guard  bossy22   Apr-22-08 03:43 PM   #11 
  - The militia is not the National Guard.  gorfle   Apr-23-08 08:41 PM   #100 
  - Sorry,  Turbo Teg   Apr-23-08 10:41 PM   #107 
  - Oops, I guess I should have scrolled down a lot more  Longtooth   Apr-25-08 08:49 AM   #141 
  - Sorry, the National Guard has nothing to do with the militia  Longtooth   Apr-25-08 08:47 AM   #140 
  - Hmmmm....  krispos42   Apr-23-08 01:12 AM   #33 
  - Conservation sucks for other reasons.  Firethorn   Apr-24-08 10:26 AM   #111 
  - Ah, not so much.  benEzra   Apr-26-08 11:23 PM   #148 
 

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