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Fire_Medic_Dave Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-07-09 05:48 PM
Response to Reply #35
55. Criminal is a word to describe someone breaking the law, like in this case.
It's not code for anything. It is a real word with a real definition, that in this case was used appropriately.

David
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  -Texas gun owner shoots and critically wounds intruder in his home jgraz  Jul-07-09 12:01 PM   #0 
  - It's Texas, and a BEER was spilled!!!  MNDemNY   Jul-07-09 12:02 PM   #1 
  - Actually it is Florida  ThirdWorldJohn   Jul-07-09 12:49 PM   #9 
  - Beer, guns - what could possibly go wrong?  Vinnie From Indy   Jul-07-09 12:06 PM   #2 
  - Do you have a link to the original story?  inkool   Jul-07-09 12:11 PM   #3 
  - removed  E-Mag   Jul-07-09 12:13 PM   #4 
  - Whoops -- added the link.  jgraz   Jul-07-09 12:14 PM   #5 
     - I think this was posted before  E-Mag   Jul-07-09 12:27 PM   #6 
     - Oh yeah, Michael's always on top of these shooting disasters  jgraz   Jul-07-09 12:34 PM   #7 
     - Thanks for the link.  inkool   Jul-07-09 12:40 PM   #8 
        - Yeah, it's sort of an inside joke  jgraz   Jul-07-09 12:57 PM   #13 
           - Only if you include suicide and households of criminals...  benEzra   Jul-07-09 01:04 PM   #16 
           - And this was a household of criminals..  inkool   Jul-07-09 01:08 PM   #18 
           - You guys use the word "criminal" like comic books use the work "villain"  jgraz   Jul-07-09 01:17 PM   #22 
              - A person who was convicted of first-degree murder, and  inkool   Jul-07-09 01:23 PM   #26 
                 - Not in the way you use the word.  jgraz   Jul-07-09 01:29 PM   #28 
                    - I am not using code words...  inkool   Jul-07-09 01:39 PM   #31 
                    - Then explain this to me  jgraz   Jul-07-09 01:42 PM   #32 
                       - I did not say it was less tragic. n/t  inkool   Jul-07-09 01:47 PM   #34 
                          - You implied it.  jgraz   Jul-07-09 01:49 PM   #36 
                             - I implied nothing...  inkool   Jul-07-09 01:58 PM   #38 
                                - At what was your point for saying that?  jgraz   Jul-07-09 02:37 PM   #44 
                                   - I was simply...  inkool   Jul-07-09 03:23 PM   #52 
                    - There you go again, seeing 'code' words..  X_Digger   Jul-07-09 01:47 PM   #33 
                    - I am talking to someone  jgraz   Jul-07-09 01:48 PM   #35 
                       - Criminal is a word to describe someone breaking the law, like in this case.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jul-07-09 05:48 PM   #55 
                    - I meet plenty of them, all the time...  jeepnstein   Jul-07-09 01:49 PM   #37 
           - I had a friend who was not a "criminal" or a high-suicide risk  jgraz   Jul-07-09 01:15 PM   #21 
              - An inordinate amount of domestic gun violence occurs in households of convicted felons  benEzra   Jul-07-09 02:11 PM   #39 
                 - Really, exactly how much?  jgraz   Jul-07-09 02:58 PM   #47 
                    - Dude, really,  pipoman   Jul-08-09 04:32 PM   #71 
           - Well it is not a very good joke. n/t  inkool   Jul-07-09 01:11 PM   #20 
           - Hang on a sec...  BeGoodDoGood   Jul-07-09 02:17 PM   #42 
              - hahahahaha  iverglas   Jul-07-09 02:27 PM   #43 
                 - It is however, a source.  BeGoodDoGood   Jul-07-09 02:57 PM   #46 
                    - Perhaps you're unclear on the concept of "a source" in this context.  jgraz   Jul-07-09 03:04 PM   #48 
                       - That doesn't follow.........  BeGoodDoGood   Jul-08-09 06:49 AM   #61 
  - A gun owner should have more restraint than that...  Deadric Damodred   Jul-07-09 12:53 PM   #10 
  - Or perhaps...  jgraz   Jul-07-09 12:55 PM   #11 
  - The gun owner wasn't acting like Billy Badass...  Deadric Damodred   Jul-07-09 01:00 PM   #15 
     - Oh yeah, you don't feel this is a "good shoot" at all  jgraz   Jul-07-09 01:22 PM   #24 
     - what are you people, ten?  iverglas   Jul-07-09 02:16 PM   #41 
        - In fairness, I doubt most gun owners would support Deadric's rantings  jgraz   Jul-07-09 02:47 PM   #45 
           - Condem what?  Deadric Damodred   Jul-07-09 03:04 PM   #49 
              - Condemn your description of the shooter's actions as taking a stand and teaching a bully a lesson  jgraz   Jul-07-09 03:08 PM   #50 
                 - You mean the girlfirend's son...  Deadric Damodred   Jul-07-09 03:11 PM   #51 
                    - Anything to make the shooting more "fun" for you, eh?  jgraz   Jul-07-09 03:24 PM   #53 
  - and people shouldn't eat too much  iverglas   Jul-07-09 12:55 PM   #12 
  - you seem to have missed something  iverglas   Jul-07-09 12:58 PM   #14 
     - Don't you get it, iver?  jgraz   Jul-07-09 01:05 PM   #17 
        - I didn't say it was a good shoot.  Deadric Damodred   Jul-07-09 01:09 PM   #19 
           - No, someone didn't "take a stand". A coward ran and got his gun.  jgraz   Jul-07-09 01:19 PM   #23 
              - A criminal ran and got his illegally possessed firearm.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jul-07-09 10:20 PM   #56 
              - I THINK he meant the victim, who did not back down.  AtheistCrusader   Jul-09-09 12:53 PM   #76 
                 - did he die?  iverglas   Jul-09-09 01:56 PM   #79 
                    - Mea culpa.  AtheistCrusader   Jul-10-09 12:58 AM   #87 
  - This story isn't about guns, it's about a pair of assholes.  proteus_lives   Jul-07-09 01:22 PM   #25 
  - Cute variation on the "No true Scotsman" fallacy  jgraz   Jul-07-09 01:37 PM   #30 
  - Let's just ban everything, including free speech.  anonymous171   Jul-07-09 01:26 PM   #27 
  - And anonymous171 takes the lead in the most ridiculous strawman of the day contest  jgraz   Jul-07-09 01:31 PM   #29 
  - where did you get that one??  iverglas   Jul-07-09 02:12 PM   #40 
  - Compound stupid.  rrneck   Jul-07-09 04:11 PM   #54 
  - My haven't we gotten desperate. Posting criminal shootings as self defense.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Jul-07-09 10:25 PM   #57 
  - Criminals, guns, and violence  tisfortomi   Jul-08-09 01:31 AM   #58 
  - can you quote 'em?  iverglas   Jul-08-09 04:40 AM   #60 
     - one or two  tisfortomi   Jul-08-09 01:32 PM   #62 
        - okay, you can't  iverglas   Jul-08-09 02:06 PM   #63 
           - And the Bad Faith Argument Award goes to...  tisfortomi   Jul-08-09 02:25 PM   #64 
           - indeed, you win  iverglas   Jul-08-09 02:35 PM   #65 
              - And your position is...?  tisfortomi   Jul-08-09 03:02 PM   #67 
                 - and your claim was:  iverglas   Jul-08-09 03:58 PM   #68 
                    - All Snark, No Substance  tisfortomi   Jul-08-09 04:31 PM   #70 
                    - can you spell cat?  iverglas   Jul-08-09 05:13 PM   #73 
                       - C-A-T  tisfortomi   Jul-08-09 10:54 PM   #74 
                          - stealing my lines now  iverglas   Jul-09-09 10:19 AM   #75 
                             - Still reading--not sure why. Discourse has degenerated: "Is not! Is not!"  tisfortomi   Jul-09-09 01:13 PM   #77 
                                - your claim, ONCE AGAIN:  iverglas   Jul-09-09 01:53 PM   #78 
                                   - Flag on the play: avoidance  tisfortomi   Jul-09-09 04:10 PM   #80 
                                   - oh dear oh dear  iverglas   Jul-09-09 05:57 PM   #82 
                                   - La-la-la...  tisfortomi   Jul-09-09 05:25 PM   #81 
                                      - for you  iverglas   Jul-09-09 06:00 PM   #83 
                                         - So it's as I expected...  tisfortomi   Jul-09-09 06:33 PM   #84 
                                         - And...  tisfortomi   Jul-09-09 06:58 PM   #85 
                                         - BTW...  tisfortomi   Jul-09-09 07:02 PM   #86 
                    - Snark, snark, and more snark.  tisfortomi   Jul-08-09 04:39 PM   #72 
           - Sophistry 101  tisfortomi   Jul-08-09 02:45 PM   #66 
  - True Scotsman? I think not.  tisfortomi   Jul-08-09 02:02 AM   #59 
  - I'm wondering if  burrfoot   Jul-08-09 04:27 PM   #69 
 

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