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Howzit Donating Member (918 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-13-08 09:55 PM
Response to Reply #71
97. It isn't that Canadians are more responsible, it is because with fewer of them,
they are further apart on average. That way Canadians don't hit as many when they spray fire as the nuts in the US do. :)

Makes about as much sense.
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  -Sorry, folks, but I don't think I can support the AHSA derby378  Sep-12-08 04:18 PM   #0 
  - They've been a front for gun control  michreject   Sep-12-08 04:27 PM   #1 
  - I know...  derby378   Sep-12-08 04:30 PM   #2 
  - So you support LESS gun control?  truebrit71   Sep-12-08 04:31 PM   #3 
  - If she were my mom, my name would be "McCain Fortress Palin"  derby378   Sep-12-08 04:34 PM   #4 
  - What exactly do you mean by "gun control"?  bamalib   Sep-12-08 05:03 PM   #6 
  - I support trigger control  Howzit   Sep-13-08 07:58 PM   #85 
  - You didn't get that from his post at all...  Testament   Sep-15-08 05:40 PM   #164 
  - More on the Ricker/MMM controversy here...  derby378   Sep-12-08 04:57 PM   #5 
  - Thank God for the gun control lobby. Fuck assault weapons.  katandmoon   Sep-12-08 05:15 PM   #7 
  - Thank goodness the gun grabbers  michreject   Sep-12-08 07:29 PM   #8 
  - The republicans are thankful for you and your kind.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Sep-13-08 08:23 PM   #87 
  - Fuck "subversive speech" too, right?  benEzra   Sep-14-08 02:34 PM   #130 
  - Uh, I'd choose something else as a sex partner (nt)  SteveM   Sep-15-08 02:45 PM   #157 
  - is this the right place for this post? I am tempted to go off about your distortion of the 2nd  Motown_Johnny   Sep-12-08 07:33 PM   #9 
  - The original April 18 post was in GD:P  derby378   Sep-12-08 09:13 PM   #14 
  - While I respect your opinion, I really DON'T see why civillians need assault weapons.  Curtland1015   Sep-12-08 07:37 PM   #10 
  - Duly noted, but what's an "assault weapon?"  derby378   Sep-12-08 09:10 PM   #12 
  - They're the scary looking ones, right?  NYC_SKP   Sep-12-08 10:24 PM   #21 
  - on points two and three...  Flyboy_451   Sep-13-08 12:01 PM   #68 
  - Just because you don't "see a need"...  Boomer 50   Sep-14-08 10:13 PM   #144 
  - I don't see your need for a vehicle...  JoeyMac   Sep-25-08 02:44 AM   #165 
  - some people  samuraiguppy   Sep-12-08 07:40 PM   #11 
  - I'm not a member of the NRA, either  derby378   Sep-12-08 09:21 PM   #16 
  - most of the Dems you know in real life  iverglas   Sep-12-08 10:07 PM   #20 
  - Some of them might even be Americans.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Sep-13-08 08:25 PM   #88 
     - I'm sure they are all  iverglas   Sep-13-08 08:53 PM   #94 
        - That some of them might be Americans.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Sep-13-08 09:10 PM   #95 
  - Where do you live?  spin   Sep-13-08 01:28 AM   #37 
     - Good for your daughter! My home protection weapon of choice is "a shotgun"  ShortnFiery   Sep-13-08 01:37 AM   #40 
        - Oy vey.  AtheistCrusader   Sep-13-08 01:43 AM   #42 
        - OK, my main point is that, IMO, a shotgun makes a better "visual statement" to an intruder.  ShortnFiery   Sep-13-08 01:47 AM   #43 
           - That it does.  AtheistCrusader   Sep-13-08 01:52 AM   #44 
              - Between a shotgun and a .45, I'll opt for the shotgun, but that's just me.  ShortnFiery   Sep-13-08 02:00 AM   #47 
                 - Nothing wrong with that.  AtheistCrusader   Sep-13-08 02:01 AM   #48 
        - My daughter used a S&W model 25-2 .45 acp revolver...  spin   Sep-13-08 05:41 PM   #80 
  - Oh brother, shoot a deer with an Assault Rifle, then just TRY to get someone to process the meat?!?  ShortnFiery   Sep-12-08 09:13 PM   #13 
  - You do realize you're talking about full-auto rifles, right?  derby378   Sep-12-08 09:17 PM   #15 
  - The round is the same  michreject   Sep-12-08 09:58 PM   #18 
  - These types of responses  pipoman   Sep-12-08 11:30 PM   #24 
  - It makes ZERO sense to me to own either a SEMI auto or FULL auto rifle.  ShortnFiery   Sep-13-08 12:58 AM   #28 
     - You don't need to keep pulling the trigger.  AtheistCrusader   Sep-13-08 01:07 AM   #29 
     - Yeah, and good luck getting someone to process the animal when it's aeriated like swiss cheese.  ShortnFiery   Sep-13-08 01:12 AM   #32 
        - I have used a FAL to take deer.  AtheistCrusader   Sep-13-08 01:16 AM   #34 
        - I'm going to simply agree to disagree. I think for all the "truly responsible" people like you ...  ShortnFiery   Sep-13-08 01:27 AM   #36 
           - Secure storage is something I would like to see focused on.  AtheistCrusader   Sep-13-08 01:37 AM   #39 
           - A question about registration...  spin   Sep-13-08 04:57 PM   #79 
              - how many times will you pretend not to know the counter-arguments?  iverglas   Sep-13-08 11:33 PM   #104 
                 - Some of the arguments for registration do make sense...  spin   Sep-14-08 01:02 AM   #108 
                    - such a simple answer to that one  iverglas   Sep-14-08 12:53 PM   #124 
                       - Surprisingly I don't disagree with the concept...  spin   Sep-15-08 12:22 AM   #145 
           - A serious question...  spin   Sep-13-08 01:55 AM   #45 
           - I wish more states would publish that data.  AtheistCrusader   Sep-13-08 01:57 AM   #46 
           - So do I...  spin   Sep-14-08 01:03 AM   #109 
           - But you'd have to depend on MSM to report it. (nt)  SteveM   Sep-15-08 03:11 PM   #160 
           - You must know a different group of people than I. Your "people" are stellar, mine are merely human.  ShortnFiery   Sep-13-08 02:01 AM   #49 
              - They are not angels by any means...  spin   Sep-13-08 04:03 PM   #77 
              - So everyone in the Florida group was stellar.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Sep-13-08 08:34 PM   #91 
              - This makes me wonder what species police, soldiers, and armed security guards come in.  TPaine7   Sep-14-08 12:57 AM   #107 
           - How many people have those unbalanced people you know killed?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Sep-13-08 08:46 PM   #93 
           - gun-deaths among children have been falling for years...  SteveM   Sep-15-08 03:08 PM   #159 
        - Why would the deer look like swiss cheese?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Sep-13-08 08:32 PM   #90 
     - This  pipoman   Sep-13-08 01:35 AM   #38 
     - OK ACE, you know it all.  ShortnFiery   Sep-13-08 01:40 AM   #41 
        - I know semi auto rifles and shotguns have been used for generations  pipoman   Sep-13-08 05:49 AM   #51 
        - You are inordinately tolerant in your description of lack of knowledge re arms. n/t  jody   Sep-13-08 08:36 AM   #52 
        - where would we be without jody's pithy "n/t"s?  iverglas   Sep-13-08 01:38 PM   #70 
        - You misquote me. I say you shouldn't have to fire "semi-auto" - FIRE, if you can't take down  ShortnFiery   Sep-13-08 10:53 AM   #59 
           - Most states limit the magazine capacity of firearms used in hunting  slackmaster   Sep-13-08 11:12 AM   #64 
           - What is your problem  pipoman   Sep-13-08 06:22 PM   #81 
           - "I'd bet money that many deer are found riddled with bullets"  Nabeshin   Sep-13-08 09:32 PM   #96 
           - Another correction: modern AR 15's are quite accurate...  SteveM   Sep-15-08 03:19 PM   #161 
        - Deer hunting is not the only reason people own firearms  slackmaster   Sep-13-08 10:51 AM   #58 
           - A shotgun is not good enough for home or self protection? Oh, is it for hunting HUMANS?  ShortnFiery   Sep-13-08 11:00 AM   #61 
           - You're really kind of babbling here, but FYI I keep a sword handy as my first line of defense  slackmaster   Sep-13-08 11:06 AM   #62 
           - Another battle analogy? "Swords" or perhaps "hanguns at ten paces?"  ShortnFiery   Sep-13-08 11:31 AM   #67 
              - I believe you stated you were OK with shotguns being kept for self-defense  slackmaster   Sep-13-08 01:16 PM   #69 
                 - Yes, and all your knowledge and gratuitous extraneous information can NOT mask the fact that  ShortnFiery   Sep-13-08 02:56 PM   #74 
                    - There's the ole "blood in the streets" claim!  tburnsten   Sep-13-08 04:43 PM   #78 
                    - They haven't yet.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Sep-13-08 08:40 PM   #92 
                    - Two Words:  ShortnFiery   Sep-14-08 12:21 AM   #105 
                       - What does the VT incident have to do with concealed carry?  beevul   Sep-14-08 03:02 AM   #111 
                       - VT was a failure of enforcement, it had nothing to do with concealed weapons permits  slackmaster   Sep-14-08 03:14 AM   #113 
                          - No, but it was "a slaughter" and NO, I don't blame law enforcement. The system failed on MANY levels  ShortnFiery   Sep-14-08 11:51 AM   #116 
                             - Your focus on concealed-carry permits in context of the VT massacre makes no sense at all  slackmaster   Sep-14-08 12:17 PM   #119 
                             - We disagree. Time will tell which one of us is right because the increasing number  ShortnFiery   Sep-14-08 12:42 PM   #122 
                                - Didn't take long for the Just wait to come out.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Sep-14-08 05:40 PM   #138 
                                   - Sooner or later it always does  tburnsten   Sep-15-08 07:31 AM   #147 
                             - So celebrities deserve more protection than average citizens?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Sep-14-08 05:32 PM   #137 
                             - Why should they be monitored?...  SteveM   Sep-15-08 03:28 PM   #163 
                    - OK, let's talk and perhaps reach a compromise...  spin   Sep-14-08 01:41 AM   #110 
                    - The above negotiations are not my personal call. But I want you to know that not all "lefties" are  ShortnFiery   Sep-14-08 11:43 AM   #115 
                    - Re: "The dialog must start somewhere" - Why haven't you responded to my specific suggestions in #74?  slackmaster   Sep-14-08 12:20 PM   #120 
                    - This is a discussion board. There's no "LAW" that I must specifically reply to someone  ShortnFiery   Sep-14-08 12:46 PM   #123 
                    - hum hum hum  bossy22   Sep-14-08 12:27 PM   #121 
                    - Thanks for the response...  spin   Sep-14-08 02:34 PM   #131 
                       - Thank-you for the valuable insight and information.  ShortnFiery   Sep-14-08 04:27 PM   #136 
                          - That's a very mature response.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Sep-14-08 05:44 PM   #139 
                    - No of course not, semi-auto rifles should not be outlawed, but OWNERSHIP should entail a "need" for  ShortnFiery   Sep-14-08 12:12 PM   #118 
                       - Thanks again for the reply...  spin   Sep-14-08 07:06 PM   #141 
                    - I think we've compromised enough already  slackmaster   Sep-14-08 03:11 AM   #112 
                       - In most states  tburnsten   Sep-15-08 07:37 AM   #148 
                          - Thank you  slackmaster   Sep-15-08 08:54 AM   #150 
                             - I like some accountability  tburnsten   Sep-15-08 09:54 AM   #151 
                                - Mine is marked "Must wear corrective lenses"  slackmaster   Sep-15-08 10:28 AM   #153 
                                   - I agree with pro-ID comments in this branch of the thread but wouldn't the arguments against  jody   Sep-15-08 11:11 AM   #155 
                                      - As long as poor people can get a voter ID for free, I don't recognize any valid arguments against it  slackmaster   Sep-15-08 12:08 PM   #156 
           - Say Wha?  SteveM   Sep-15-08 03:22 PM   #162 
           - Just like so many  pipoman   Sep-13-08 06:45 PM   #83 
              - I like guns. My brother is holding some shotguns and rifles for me that our late father owned.  ShortnFiery   Sep-14-08 12:29 AM   #106 
                 - It sounds like you are fearful of an outbreak of zombies or something  slackmaster   Sep-14-08 03:18 AM   #114 
                 - I have difficulty understanding  pipoman   Sep-14-08 02:40 PM   #133 
     - What was your MOS on AD?  one-eyed fat man   Sep-14-08 12:03 PM   #117 
     - I know, it was back in the 1980s. Confused semi-auto with auto. Sorry :-)  ShortnFiery   Sep-14-08 01:04 PM   #126 
     - I stand corrected. - Misinterpreted the term "semi-auto" :( my regrets.  ShortnFiery   Sep-14-08 01:02 PM   #125 
     - REMF explains a lot  one-eyed fat man   Sep-14-08 02:52 PM   #134 
     - That was what the gun-control lobby wanted you to think.  benEzra   Sep-14-08 03:01 PM   #135 
     - Sorry I called you a troll  tburnsten   Sep-15-08 09:58 AM   #152 
     - Kudos to you for acknowledging your previous lack of understanding!  slackmaster   Sep-15-08 10:55 AM   #154 
     - If more than 1 in 5 gun owners were hunters, you might have a point.  benEzra   Sep-14-08 02:37 PM   #132 
     - Folks have hunted with semi-autos for years. The meat's just fine...  SteveM   Sep-15-08 02:59 PM   #158 
  - I don't think you know what an assault rifle is, or what one can do.  AtheistCrusader   Sep-12-08 11:51 PM   #25 
  - Thanks for "excess information" - you don't HUNT prey SEMI-auto even. Uh, duh?  ShortnFiery   Sep-13-08 01:09 AM   #30 
     - That's just it.  AtheistCrusader   Sep-13-08 01:12 AM   #31 
     - Yeah, and it only takes UNBALANCED family member/buddy gaining access to negate that. :(  ShortnFiery   Sep-13-08 01:15 AM   #33 
        - I take access of my weapons quite seriously.  AtheistCrusader   Sep-13-08 01:21 AM   #35 
        - Potential  krispos42   Sep-13-08 09:22 AM   #53 
        - The Potential is often "reality." For example, the folks in Canada own many more firearms  ShortnFiery   Sep-13-08 11:09 AM   #63 
           - I think the problem  tburnsten   Sep-13-08 01:49 PM   #71 
           - Bravo, that's too easy. A way to write those like me off as "lefties" ... truly, why are you here  ShortnFiery   Sep-13-08 02:51 PM   #73 
           - It isn't that Canadians are more responsible, it is because with fewer of them,  Howzit   Sep-13-08 09:55 PM   #97 
              - I think you figured him out  tburnsten   Sep-15-08 07:20 AM   #146 
           - How often, exactly...  beevul   Sep-13-08 06:56 PM   #84 
           - I'm sorry, but that statement is totally FALSE  iverglas   Sep-13-08 10:56 PM   #99 
           - Ah, you didn't fail me!  krispos42   Sep-13-08 11:16 PM   #102 
           - Thanks iverglas. I will consider this information and see if it can be verified by other sources.  ShortnFiery   Sep-14-08 01:10 PM   #127 
              - just a suggestion  iverglas   Sep-14-08 01:53 PM   #129 
              - That's funny I've never seen you tackle anything here.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Sep-14-08 05:48 PM   #140 
              - what may not have been clear  iverglas   Sep-14-08 07:53 PM   #142 
           - I'm surprised that our friends from the North haven't corrected you on that  krispos42   Sep-13-08 11:13 PM   #100 
              - johnny's too long at the google  iverglas   Sep-13-08 11:14 PM   #101 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-14-08 08:11 PM   #143 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-15-08 08:24 AM   #149 
        - One unbalanced person getting access to a unmonitored modem  friendly_iconoclast   Sep-13-08 03:20 PM   #76 
        - I don't want irresponsible people to own any kind of guns  Howzit   Sep-13-08 08:05 PM   #86 
           - IMO, very well thought out.  ShortnFiery   Sep-14-08 01:16 PM   #128 
     - What's funny  tburnsten   Sep-13-08 10:45 AM   #55 
     - Semiautomatic firearms do not fire in bursts  slackmaster   Sep-13-08 10:54 AM   #60 
  - In many states you can't hunt deer with one of the most common assault rifle round (.223).  Fire_Medic_Dave   Sep-13-08 08:29 PM   #89 
  - Obama says he will not take rifles, shotguns, and handguns and unless he is completely ignorant of  jody   Sep-12-08 09:45 PM   #17 
  - Biden will say Assault Rifles are not 'rifles'  AtheistCrusader   Sep-12-08 11:57 PM   #26 
  - I agree re educate Obama on AWB. IMO it's not to late for him to oppose AWB. n/t  jody   Sep-13-08 03:01 AM   #50 
  - from Obama's website  one-eyed fat man   Sep-13-08 09:49 AM   #54 
     - Senators Obama & Biden cannot co-sponsor House bill H.R. 1022. Have a good day. n/t  jody   Sep-13-08 10:50 AM   #57 
        - brain cramps  one-eyed fat man   Sep-13-08 11:18 AM   #65 
           - Thanks for the senate version. n/t  jody   Sep-13-08 11:24 AM   #66 
           - Since Biden is the sponsor of S.2237, he could have a difficult job renouncing AWB and Obama who  jody   Sep-13-08 02:05 PM   #72 
              - Joe was telling the truth  one-eyed fat man   Sep-13-08 03:02 PM   #75 
              - so jody -- WHY do you keep yammering on about it?????  iverglas   Sep-13-08 11:19 PM   #103 
  - hey, as you like it  iverglas   Sep-12-08 10:05 PM   #19 
  - Depends on what he thinks an Assault Weapon is.  AtheistCrusader   Sep-13-08 12:05 AM   #27 
  - Obama/Biden say they support the 2nd Amendment so I wonder why this thread was moved from GDP.  jody   Sep-12-08 10:25 PM   #22 
  - Rhetorical or no, I'll take a crack at it.  apocalypsehow   Sep-12-08 10:51 PM   #23 
     - And RKBA is, indeed, a progressive ideal  derby378   Sep-13-08 06:34 PM   #82 
        - sez you  iverglas   Sep-13-08 10:39 PM   #98 
  - AHSA is a fraudulent phony Fudd front for the Brady Campaign  slackmaster   Sep-13-08 10:47 AM   #56 

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