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iverglas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-30-09 05:34 PM
Response to Reply #39
47. Dick and Jane don't work; picture books don't work ...
Edited on Tue Jun-30-09 05:34 PM by iverglas

What's left? Grunts and funny faces and pointing a lot?

"Besides, schoolroom safety instruction doesn't have the long history of leading to abuses that licensing and registration schemes do."

You made a slippery slope argument.

Stand up and own it.

typo fixed
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  -Man, woman both wounded while trying out their new gun jgraz  Jun-29-09 09:06 PM   #0 
  - Maybe they should stick to fondling each other.  TheCowsCameHome   Jun-29-09 09:09 PM   #1 
  - Too late; they're both lame in one hand now n/t  Xipe Totec   Jun-29-09 09:20 PM   #6 
  - Here's how to operate a gun properly:  Deja Q   Jun-29-09 09:09 PM   #2 
  - Heh. Thanks, I needed that. nt  rrneck   Jun-29-09 11:45 PM   #19 
  - Read the %^&#ing manual!  TPaine7   Jun-29-09 09:12 PM   #3 
  - Or perhaps just a licensing procedure like we have for every other dangerous machine  jgraz   Jun-29-09 09:16 PM   #4 
     - Oh no that would be an ONEROUS requirement (a well-regulated militia should NOT be regulated!)nt  lindisfarne   Jun-29-09 09:28 PM   #7 
     - After all, learning how to not kill yourself equals CONFISCATION!!!111111!!  jgraz   Jun-29-09 09:30 PM   #8 
        - I like my solution better.  TPaine7   Jun-29-09 09:44 PM   #11 
           - So compulsory firearm indoctrination doesn't offend your civil libertarian instincts  jgraz   Jun-29-09 09:52 PM   #14 
              - Don't be intentionally obtuse.  TPaine7   Jun-29-09 10:25 PM   #16 
                 - Of course. Five minutes after the first firearm registration we'll all start gassing Jews.  jgraz   Jun-29-09 10:42 PM   #17 
                    - Yawn.... I see you are uninterested in serious conversation  TPaine7   Jun-30-09 01:55 AM   #22 
                    - you just know it  iverglas   Jun-30-09 03:07 PM   #37 
                       - I "just knew" you couldn't do it. (Or did you think this was a post I wouldn't read?)  TPaine7   Jun-30-09 04:17 PM   #39 
                          - Dick and Jane don't work; picture books don't work ...  iverglas   Jun-30-09 05:34 PM   #47 
                             - Congratulations, iverglas--you actually said something! Are you feeling well?  TPaine7   Jun-30-09 07:01 PM   #52 
                                - oh, pardon me  iverglas   Jun-30-09 07:17 PM   #53 
                                - Bullshit, iverglas.  TPaine7   Jun-30-09 07:31 PM   #57 
                                - If you prefer  iverglas   Jun-30-09 07:24 PM   #54 
                                - and then of course  iverglas   Jun-30-09 07:28 PM   #55 
     - I am pro Second Amendment and I see NO problem with that.  napoleon_in_rags   Jun-29-09 09:43 PM   #10 
     - We require licensing  Merchant Marine   Jun-29-09 09:48 PM   #12 
     - I just paid $50 to register a car that will never leave my garage  jgraz   Jun-29-09 10:15 PM   #15 
        - Selling or donating  Merchant Marine   Jun-29-09 11:53 PM   #20 
        - huh  iverglas   Jun-30-09 03:05 PM   #36 
        - Yet, instead of seeing how it is wrong  Callisto32   Jun-30-09 05:51 PM   #50 
           - so  iverglas   Jun-30-09 07:29 PM   #56 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jun-29-09 11:19 PM   #18 
     - If there wasn't a powerful and well funded lobby fighting to ban the most popular guns...  benEzra   Jun-30-09 07:11 AM   #25 
     - Yeah, like power tools from Home Depot  krispos42   Jun-30-09 11:06 AM   #28 
     - Very good point! n/t  TPaine7   Jun-30-09 11:13 AM   #30 
     - If 30k deaths/year resulted from power tool use, I guarantee they would be licensed.  jgraz   Jun-30-09 04:38 PM   #40 
        - If only that had been your original point. n/t  TPaine7   Jun-30-09 04:41 PM   #41 
        - Sorry, I sometimes forget the amount of hand-holding necessary on this forum.  jgraz   Jun-30-09 04:49 PM   #44 
           - Condescending to me isn't generally wise.  TPaine7   Jun-30-09 06:10 PM   #51 
              - Riiiight -- those copy-and-pastes from are intimidating as hell  jgraz   Jun-30-09 09:10 PM   #59 
        - NyQuil helps with cold symptoms...  TPaine7   Jun-30-09 04:46 PM   #42 
        - Prove it.  jgraz   Jun-30-09 04:49 PM   #45 
           - No.  TPaine7   Jun-30-09 05:30 PM   #46 
              - You can act as petulant as you want, but the fact remains...  jgraz   Jun-30-09 05:43 PM   #48 
        - So you really think...  krispos42   Jul-01-09 12:38 AM   #61 
           - ~400 people/year die from meth and now I have to register with the DEA to buy allergy meds  jgraz   Jul-01-09 10:41 AM   #62 
              - And that legislation was pushed by the same control freaks  benEzra   Jul-01-09 11:02 AM   #63 
                 - Really? The *same* control freaks?  jgraz   Jul-01-09 12:24 PM   #64 
                 - Dianne Feinstein, the key player behind both the "assault weapon" ban and the sudafed restrictions.  benEzra   Jul-01-09 01:10 PM   #65 
                 - huh  iverglas   Jul-01-09 07:10 PM   #66 
                    - The extreme Sudafed rules *do* do people harm, without appreciable help.  benEzra   Jul-01-09 07:47 PM   #67 
     - Lawnmowers, and snowblowers  Callisto32   Jun-30-09 05:49 PM   #49 
     - And how about if toddlers were killing each other with snowblowers?  jgraz   Jun-30-09 10:10 PM   #60 
     - Not required to have a license  rl6214   Jul-02-09 12:40 AM   #68 
  - some stories really make you wonder if the human race will survive. nt  wroberts189   Jun-29-09 09:17 PM   #5 
  - Shades of _Idiocracy_...  benEzra   Jun-30-09 07:13 AM   #26 
     - Very true.  Caliman73   Jun-30-09 12:29 PM   #33 
     - good point.. thx for re-assuring me. :)  wroberts189   Jun-30-09 03:37 PM   #38 
  - The rule of thumb is  Andy823   Jun-29-09 09:38 PM   #9 
  - They are lucky they didn't kill some innocent nearby  MadMaddie   Jun-29-09 09:49 PM   #13 
  - Kind of hard to describe them as lucky after they were both struck with the same bullet.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jun-30-09 04:48 PM   #43 
     - ha...that's true.  MadMaddie   Jun-30-09 08:11 PM   #58 
  - Did they attend church in Kentucky over the weekend? n/t  Po_d Mainiac   Jun-30-09 12:01 AM   #21 
  - That means that one of them pulled the trigger while it was in their hand and point at their bodies  armyowalgreens   Jun-30-09 02:21 AM   #23 
  - rtfm ... the blunt end goes toward you ...  zbdent   Jun-30-09 06:17 AM   #24 
  - You can't cure stupid.  jeepnstein   Jun-30-09 09:43 AM   #27 
  - nd's  burrfoot   Jun-30-09 11:08 AM   #29 
  - quick add-on...  burrfoot   Jun-30-09 11:28 AM   #31 
  - I think they discovered the cure for stupidity  JonQ   Jun-30-09 01:29 PM   #35 
  - Basic gun safety should be taught in public schools  slackmaster   Jun-30-09 12:15 PM   #32 
  - Maybe a robber or intruder can show them how it works next time.  Butch350   Jun-30-09 12:35 PM   #34 

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