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ProgressiveProfessor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-12-09 08:54 AM
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70. Slavery was democratically enacted...the tyranny of the well armded majority
In many ways, that is what you argue for, here and elsewhere
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  -Here's what the fight about guns is really all about divideandconquer  Oct-11-09 10:09 PM   #0 
  - If you can't get a gun, get a Hummer.....  BrklynLiberal   Oct-11-09 10:18 PM   #1 
  - Anti-gun nuts are always obsessing about penis size.  harkadog   Oct-11-09 10:28 PM   #3 
  - Perhaps, but it's not without some sound basis  MajorChode   Oct-11-09 10:37 PM   #5 
  - So there is a good reason for gun grabbers to obsess about penis size. Envy. Thanks.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Oct-11-09 10:52 PM   #8 
  - "The gun, with all its real and imagined powers, is the symbol for them of that "paradise lost.""  divideandconquer   Oct-11-09 11:19 PM   #16 
  - exactly 100% wrong  paulsby   Oct-11-09 11:46 PM   #23 
  - Ah yes, all we need to protect us from all the gun-nuts is more gun-nuts  MajorChode   Oct-12-09 12:14 AM   #32 
  - most people who commit murder  paulsby   Oct-12-09 12:16 AM   #34 
     - At least you admit you're a gun-nut  MajorChode   Oct-12-09 12:27 AM   #38 
        - i'm not  paulsby   Oct-12-09 12:31 AM   #39 
        - Right...  MajorChode   Oct-12-09 12:35 AM   #42 
           - because being an advocate  paulsby   Oct-12-09 12:42 AM   #45 
              - I see you're still no stranger to the strawman  MajorChode   Oct-12-09 12:47 AM   #47 
                 - they are rights mentioned in the 2nd amendment  paulsby   Oct-12-09 01:00 AM   #51 
                 - I don't think you understand what a strawman argument is.  AtheistCrusader   Oct-12-09 03:46 PM   #80 
        - I'm an abortion nut, gay nut, fair trade nut, renewable energy nut, education nut, goddamn I got nut  AtheistCrusader   Oct-12-09 01:25 PM   #75 
        - I'd see a doctor about that if I were you  Euromutt   Oct-13-09 05:33 PM   #101 
        - OK, I guess then it would be ok to call you  rl6214   Oct-13-09 02:32 AM   #95 
  - +1  proteus_lives   Oct-12-09 01:07 AM   #55 
  - Hahahaahahahaha aaaaaahahahahaha a oh please  AtheistCrusader   Oct-12-09 01:20 PM   #74 
  - Looks like someone has a guilty conscience  MajorChode   Oct-12-09 12:15 AM   #33 
     - If you say you do, who am I to argue.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Oct-12-09 07:40 AM   #65 
  - You can't seriously be calling psychoanalytic psychology "sound"?  aikoaiko   Oct-11-09 11:24 PM   #17 
  - You can't seriously be suggesting that there is no such thing as mental disorders?  MajorChode   Oct-12-09 12:22 AM   #35 
     - "Compensation" is not listed in the DSM as a mental disorder.  aikoaiko   Oct-12-09 12:32 AM   #40 
        - It's a symptom of one or more disorders  MajorChode   Oct-12-09 12:44 AM   #46 
           - Which ones?  aikoaiko   Oct-12-09 12:50 AM   #48 
           - You're the smart guy on the google  MajorChode   Oct-12-09 12:57 AM   #49 
              - No, I'm the smart guy who remembers that compensation is not a listed mental disorder.  aikoaiko   Oct-12-09 01:07 AM   #54 
           - As a female I don't get to utilize the "gun est muy macho" stance  Piwi2009   Oct-13-09 04:24 PM   #98 
  - Funny how the armchair psychologists always bring up compensation, but never projection...  dairydog91   Oct-12-09 07:23 PM   #86 
  - They believe it to be one of the most insulting, hurtful things that can be said about any man.  cherokeeprogressive   Oct-12-09 12:01 AM   #29 
     - I wonder what they think of men who buy a Warthog .45  AtheistCrusader   Oct-12-09 01:29 PM   #76 
        - As the saying goes, if gun owners were compensating for a small penis...  Euromutt   Oct-12-09 05:36 PM   #81 
  - Why the hell are you gunning when you could  rwheeler31   Oct-11-09 11:14 PM   #13 
  - penis canard  paulsby   Oct-11-09 11:43 PM   #22 
  - WOW!!! Penis reference in the first response. You mom must be very proud!  Hoopla Phil   Oct-12-09 05:55 PM   #83 
  - Let me get my hipwaders on, the bullshit is getting deep in here...  Ghost in the Machine   Oct-11-09 10:20 PM   #2 
  - Here you go  divideandconquer   Oct-11-09 10:36 PM   #4 
  - If that was only an advertisement you might have a point.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Oct-11-09 10:51 PM   #7 
  - Not quite..  Ghost in the Machine   Oct-11-09 11:04 PM   #11 
  - All the ads on that page were "interesting"  BrklynLiberal   Oct-12-09 12:08 AM   #31 
     - Almost all of them were also ancient (n/t)  Euromutt   Oct-12-09 08:27 AM   #67 
  - Here's the "Wild West" gun, get out your astroglide  divideandconquer   Oct-11-09 11:32 PM   #18 
     - When you quote "Wild West", you do realize that that phrase is not in the ad.  aikoaiko   Oct-11-09 11:41 PM   #19 
     - I apologize, "Old West" is in the ad for the "gun of choice in the cowboy action shooting world"  divideandconquer   Oct-11-09 11:55 PM   #28 
        - It's typical of you to imagine things when making anti-gun/gunrights posts.  aikoaiko   Oct-12-09 12:05 AM   #30 
           - So "cowboy action shooting world" reminded me of the "wild west" instead of the "old west"  divideandconquer   Oct-12-09 12:38 AM   #43 
              - It also made you overlook that the ad doesn't say anything...  Euromutt   Oct-12-09 08:30 AM   #69 
              - I suspect you don't know a damn thing about Cowboy Action Shooting.  AtheistCrusader   Oct-12-09 01:35 PM   #77 
     - Most gun grabbers have a penis obsession... is yours an anal obsession?  Ghost in the Machine   Oct-11-09 11:50 PM   #24 
     - Which browser are you using?  TicketyBoo   Oct-12-09 01:25 AM   #59 
     - That worked, thank you...  Ghost in the Machine   Oct-12-09 08:56 AM   #71 
     - I think he's implying you'll be unable to stop yourself from masturbating  Euromutt   Oct-12-09 08:28 AM   #68 
     - I'm missing where that Vaquero ad says you can shoot a bad guy and be a hero.  Euromutt   Oct-12-09 03:38 AM   #64 
  - That's a pretty broad brush Ms. Burbick is waving around.  flvegan   Oct-11-09 10:46 PM   #6 
  - and from looking at a culture where guns are passed from  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-11-09 10:54 PM   #9 
  - Certainly no government of the people, by the people, and for the people would ever  bertman   Oct-11-09 11:01 PM   #10 
  - Burbeck is pretty clueless and well out of step with current progressive thinking  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-11-09 11:04 PM   #12 
  - And what's the liberal or progressive equivalent of the NRA and GOA?  divideandconquer   Oct-11-09 11:42 PM   #20 
     - There's Amendment II Democrats and The Liberal Gun Club, for starters.  TheWraith   Oct-11-09 11:54 PM   #26 
     - How about the Pink Pistols.  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-12-09 01:00 AM   #50 
  - "Second Amendment", drivel?  pocoloco   Oct-11-09 11:16 PM   #14 
  - Invented fears??? -- what utter rubbish.  aikoaiko   Oct-11-09 11:18 PM   #15 
  - "Freedom in peril"  divideandconquer   Oct-12-09 12:26 AM   #37 
     - That's not even a comic book. Do you even think before you post?  aikoaiko   Oct-12-09 12:41 AM   #44 
     - You notice how your link is not to an NRA website?  Euromutt   Oct-12-09 01:36 AM   #60 
     - You know PETA does the same thing right?  AtheistCrusader   Oct-12-09 01:49 PM   #79 
  - the fight is about RIGHTs  paulsby   Oct-11-09 11:43 PM   #21 
  - Fight about whether we want a nation governed by fear or by democratically enacted laws  divideandconquer   Oct-11-09 11:50 PM   #25 
     - the fear canard  paulsby   Oct-11-09 11:54 PM   #27 
     - Heck, the NRA crowd is scared of owls and women who don't shave their legs  divideandconquer   Oct-12-09 12:22 AM   #36 
        - what is this obsession  paulsby   Oct-12-09 12:32 AM   #41 
        - Because he got his butt kicked in other forums  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-12-09 01:02 AM   #52 
        - it's such a tired mode of argumentation  paulsby   Oct-12-09 01:10 AM   #56 
        - See George Soros pays me to try to turn America into a hell hole like Australia  divideandconquer   Oct-12-09 01:13 AM   #58 
           - Why don't you try arguing with the other posters instead of some unpublished NRA pamphlet?  Euromutt   Oct-12-09 09:05 AM   #72 
           - We saw his approach used to smear opponents of the Iraq war  friendly_iconoclast   Oct-12-09 10:07 PM   #87 
           - I'm betting on the Joyce Foundation.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Oct-12-09 10:37 PM   #90 
        - I don't  dashrif   Oct-13-09 12:23 AM   #92 
     - Democratically enacted laws cannot overpower civil rights.  krispos42   Oct-12-09 01:47 AM   #62 
     - Slavery was democratically enacted...the tyranny of the well armded majority  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-12-09 08:54 AM   #70 
     - If you could spell, I might take you more serious as a "professor"  divideandconquer   Oct-12-09 05:54 PM   #82 
        - And if you could do research, we'd take your posts more seriously  friendly_iconoclast   Oct-12-09 10:43 PM   #91 
     - Speaking of fear, your fear induced attempt to trample the second Amendment is indistinguishable  AtheistCrusader   Oct-12-09 01:39 PM   #78 
  - And this got banished to the gungeon......  aikoaiko   Oct-12-09 01:05 AM   #53 
  - Boring and predictable,  proteus_lives   Oct-12-09 01:13 AM   #57 
  - So basically she's complaining that pro-gunners...  krispos42   Oct-12-09 01:46 AM   #61 
  - Ha ha. Nailed it. Nicely done. nt  Tim01   Oct-12-09 08:18 AM   #66 
  - If Ms Burbick doesn't know that Buffalo Bill Cody and Wild Bill Hickock were different people...  Euromutt   Oct-12-09 03:35 AM   #63 
  - And given the fact that one in three U.S. gun owners is female...  benEzra   Oct-12-09 06:50 PM   #84 
     - What happens if a black woman owns a gun?  Euromutt   Oct-12-09 07:06 PM   #85 
        - Then you get Harriet Tubman. Or Zora Neale Hurston  friendly_iconoclast   Oct-12-09 10:32 PM   #89 
        - I don't hear the hysterics singing one of their greatest hits HERE,  Piwi2009   Oct-13-09 04:51 PM   #100 
        - Wow, and Fannie Lou died at age 59 of "non-gun causes"  Piwi2009   Oct-13-09 04:34 PM   #99 
  - I think you are pimping Burbick's bullshit book in the wrong forum  slackmaster   Oct-12-09 09:10 AM   #73 
  - nice.  aikoaiko   Oct-12-09 10:12 PM   #88 
  - Here's a specific instance of Burbicks' falsification of history. From Buzzflash, yet.  friendly_iconoclast   Oct-13-09 02:14 AM   #93 
  - What a steaming pile of horse manure  rl6214   Oct-13-09 02:30 AM   #94 
  - The link doesn't work, but...  gorfle   Oct-13-09 12:54 PM   #96 
  - Compensation: Does that mean a pro choice woman with a deer rifle  Piwi2009   Oct-13-09 04:08 PM   #97 
 

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