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bluestateguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-24-09 01:40 AM
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7. Not necessary

But the Secret Service can monitor and detain whoever they want for whatever reason. They don't need a new law, and the Secret Service has the right to ignore state and local laws anyway.
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  -D.C. delegate calls for ban on guns near Obama davepc  Aug-24-09 12:59 AM   #0 
  - Yes, the Secret Service should search all people, homes, and vehicles within 800 yards...  krispos42   Aug-24-09 01:03 AM   #1 
  - Yeah thats only 18 million square feet or surface area.  Statistical   Aug-24-09 01:07 AM   #2 
  - I mean, really, how many people live in a circle 0.91 miles across in, say, NYC?  krispos42   Aug-24-09 01:11 AM   #3 
  - Doesn't mean that they search the entire area  yodoobo   Aug-24-09 03:24 AM   #11 
     - Speed is readily apparent a concealed weapon is not.  Statistical   Aug-24-09 07:09 AM   #14 
     - "exception basis based on reasonable suspicion" = Selective enforcement  slackmaster   Aug-24-09 11:23 AM   #24 
     - No its selective investigation  yodoobo   Aug-24-09 10:33 PM   #36 
        - So Profiling is okay?????  GunGuyinPA   Aug-26-09 06:29 AM   #51 
     - The Secret Service already has the power to create a perimeter they're comfortable with.  TheWraith   Aug-24-09 01:04 PM   #27 
        - And we the people have the power to increase that perimeter  yodoobo   Aug-24-09 10:45 PM   #38 
  - Come on, Statistical! Calculate that for a ride down Broadway in NYC.  NYC_SKP   Aug-24-09 01:12 AM   #4 
  - WAY more than that  HALO141   Aug-24-09 12:21 PM   #25 
  - And while they're busy wasting time doing that...  Common Sense Party   Aug-24-09 01:13 AM   #5 
  - grandstanding crap  paulsby   Aug-24-09 01:33 AM   #6 
  - +1  proteus_lives   Aug-24-09 02:21 AM   #8 
  - sweet. a warm fuzzy  paulsby   Aug-24-09 02:23 AM   #9 
     - Back at ya buddy.  proteus_lives   Aug-24-09 03:51 PM   #31 
        - somebody gave me a star  paulsby   Aug-25-09 03:13 AM   #42 
           - Someone gave me a star too!  proteus_lives   Aug-25-09 03:13 PM   #46 
              - thanks  paulsby   Aug-26-09 05:49 AM   #50 
  - The Reagans would and do disagree  yodoobo   Aug-24-09 09:57 AM   #19 
     - How would the proposed law have made any difference in that case?  slackmaster   Aug-24-09 11:21 AM   #23 
  - Not necessary  bluestateguy   Aug-24-09 01:40 AM   #7 
  - Seems like common sense really  yodoobo   Aug-24-09 03:22 AM   #10 
  - I've given up expecting hear any ACTUAL common sense from those who claim it  Euromutt   Aug-24-09 05:52 AM   #12 
  - There is a balance  yodoobo   Aug-24-09 09:42 AM   #17 
     - That balance has already been struck  Euromutt   Aug-25-09 06:33 PM   #47 
  - I shouldn't even waste my time responding  pipoman   Aug-24-09 06:02 AM   #13 
     - You are correct  yodoobo   Aug-24-09 09:50 AM   #18 
        - Where does one buy "22mm" bullets?  slackmaster   Aug-24-09 11:19 AM   #22 
        - yes I used the wrong measurement unit  yodoobo   Aug-24-09 10:32 PM   #35 
           - A 22mm handgun would be a handful. (n/t)  spin   Aug-24-09 11:02 PM   #39 
           - I know exactly what kind of authoritarian, police-state situation you are talking about  slackmaster   Aug-25-09 08:49 AM   #43 
        - I have been trained...  PavePusher   Aug-24-09 12:38 PM   #26 
        - the 1/4 mile figure is a placeholder talking point  yodoobo   Aug-24-09 10:43 PM   #37 
        - Apparently you, like her..  fedupinhouston   Aug-24-09 02:33 PM   #30 
        - Did someone have a .50 cal there?  pipoman   Aug-24-09 10:07 PM   #33 
        - How are we to know?  yodoobo   Aug-24-09 10:30 PM   #34 
           - It isn't a nonissue because our side isn't  pipoman   Aug-24-09 11:13 PM   #40 
        - Why don't we let the security professionals decide how big the zone should be?  krispos42   Aug-25-09 01:57 AM   #41 
        - Leave it to experts rather than having government impose a one-size-fits-none rule?  slackmaster   Aug-25-09 08:51 AM   #44 
        - Ever hear of "maximum effective range"?  Euromutt   Aug-25-09 07:06 PM   #48 
           - If it can go a mile, it WILL hit something  yodoobo   Aug-25-09 09:51 PM   #49 
              - But not what you're aiming at  Euromutt   Aug-26-09 06:47 AM   #52 
  - Typical knee-jerk stupidity from EHN - The Secret Service says they have it under control  slackmaster   Aug-24-09 08:22 AM   #15 
  - So glad to hear a californian has been following Eleanor.  elleng   Aug-24-09 10:51 AM   #20 
     - What the hell difference does that make?  HALO141   Aug-24-09 01:54 PM   #28 
     - As soon as Eleanor quits  pipoman   Aug-24-09 05:05 PM   #32 
     - We have open carry in California, and I have a substantial gun collection  slackmaster   Aug-25-09 08:53 AM   #45 
  - I'd almost like to see them try this.  Tim01   Aug-24-09 08:53 AM   #16 
  - They Already Are Banned in vicinity of POTUS  One_Life_To_Give   Aug-24-09 11:09 AM   #21 
  - If it WERE enacted, the first time someone lawfully carried a gun outside the expanded secure zone  benEzra   Aug-24-09 02:10 PM   #29 
 

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