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133. He symbolizes the US the way Pauline Hanson used to for Australia
Edited on Mon Mar-01-10 09:56 AM by friendly_iconoclast
Every place has nutters, and it's lazy to claim the obvious ones symbolize the entire society.
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  -Buzz and bullets: Gun fans cheer Starbucks' policy friendly_iconoclast  Feb-28-10 09:08 PM   #0 
  - Starbucks is just following the law for now. nt  Tim01 2.0   Feb-28-10 09:12 PM   #1 
  - So Starbucks is making a choice  DissedByBush   Mar-01-10 12:45 AM   #80 
  - Does anyone know if CA is an "open carry" state? I have never had reason  kestrel91316   Feb-28-10 09:22 PM   #2 
  - I believe you can carry openly if the gun is unloaded.  Redneck Socialist   Feb-28-10 09:27 PM   #4 
  - It's probably not legal in city limits. I have never seen anybody other than cops carrying.  kestrel91316   Feb-28-10 09:51 PM   #12 
     - Its confusing enough, I would just hand cash to a lawyer and buy the CCW  Pavulon   Feb-28-10 09:54 PM   #13 
     - The laws in California are a little odd.  PavePusher   Mar-01-10 01:37 AM   #94 
     - that;s not really a good metric  paulsby   Mar-01-10 02:02 AM   #100 
  - Yep, unless you contribute enough to your local sheriffs reelection  Pavulon   Feb-28-10 09:31 PM   #6 
  - I believe virginia has CCW. I like the ccw standard  Pavulon   Feb-28-10 09:26 PM   #3 
  - One should not have to beg permission from the State...  PavePusher   Mar-01-10 01:27 AM   #93 
  - I have a CCW but still open carry sometimes.  Statistical   Mar-02-10 02:57 PM   #214 
  - Banana Frappuccino?!?  X_Digger   Feb-28-10 09:29 PM   #5 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-10 09:36 PM   #7 
  - Here we go  cowman   Feb-28-10 09:40 PM   #8 
  - I believe in free speech  Skittles   Feb-28-10 09:45 PM   #10 
     - But you can. Nothing stopping you. No harm in a rant  Pavulon   Feb-28-10 09:47 PM   #11 
     - I believe  cowman   Feb-28-10 09:57 PM   #15 
     - I must be out of the loop  Skittles   Feb-28-10 10:11 PM   #18 
        - never said  cowman   Feb-28-10 10:25 PM   #21 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-10 11:04 PM   #41 
           - Correction.  beevul   Feb-28-10 11:30 PM   #55 
              - the schenck canard  paulsby   Mar-01-10 02:04 AM   #101 
     - Doesn't mean you wear a gag in public either.  beevul   Feb-28-10 11:28 PM   #52 
     - But you COULD.  Callisto32   Mar-01-10 07:30 AM   #115 
  - Zombies. Who tha fuck cares if a 71 year old man OC's  Pavulon   Feb-28-10 09:44 PM   #9 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-10 10:12 PM   #19 
     - WTH is a "penae"?  Tejas   Feb-28-10 10:52 PM   #32 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-10 10:58 PM   #36 
     - Feel free to explain, many would love to  Tejas   Feb-28-10 11:01 PM   #39 
        - the educated do not need an explanation  Skittles   Feb-28-10 11:04 PM   #42 
           - Like Vergatario  Katya Mullethov   Mar-01-10 08:45 AM   #128 
           - Man, I wish I would have told that to my English profs: "it's my own word."  SteveM   Mar-01-10 10:41 AM   #138 
     - If I may, Skittles, I believe it's "penii".  salguine   Feb-28-10 11:26 PM   #51 
     - Assuming you're talking about the plural of "penis," it's "penes"  Euromutt   Mar-01-10 12:59 AM   #83 
     - as I said, it's my own word  Skittles   Mar-01-10 02:50 AM   #106 
        - Is that related to No. 9 coal?  SteveM   Mar-01-10 10:43 AM   #139 
     - ooooo, did I miss the dick joke? n/t  PavePusher   Mar-01-10 01:38 AM   #95 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-10 10:53 PM   #33 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-10 10:58 PM   #35 
        - Of course, that conveniently ignores those who do so to make a political statement.  beevul   Feb-28-10 11:34 PM   #57 
        - It's hard to interrupt the smugness isn't?  proteus_lives   Feb-28-10 11:59 PM   #63 
        - I never knew there were so many Freudians on DU  friendly_iconoclast   Feb-28-10 11:52 PM   #61 
        - The one thing no one ever mentions  MichaelHarris   Mar-01-10 12:15 AM   #75 
           - No, you're supposed to think that they have a chance to protect themselves  friendly_iconoclast   Mar-01-10 12:45 AM   #79 
           - Here's one.  Hoopla Phil   Mar-01-10 01:12 AM   #90 
           - it;'s generally difficult to statistically determine a PREVENTED  paulsby   Mar-01-10 02:06 AM   #103 
           - Here's another  Hoopla Phil   Mar-01-10 01:13 AM   #91 
           - What do you mean "no one ever mentions"?  Euromutt   Mar-01-10 04:09 AM   #109 
           - Take your bait elsewhere.  Callisto32   Mar-01-10 07:34 AM   #117 
           - Ah yes  cowman   Mar-01-10 08:49 AM   #129 
        - Yes, sure, uh huh, of course, and you don't lock your doors at night either  Tejas   Feb-28-10 11:16 PM   #46 
        - Yeah, political protest is dumb.  proteus_lives   Mar-01-10 12:00 AM   #65 
  - Overheard in a Mississippi Starbuck's: "I told ya, I wanted decaf skinny dangit!" BLAM!  Aristus   Feb-28-10 09:55 PM   #14 
  - And yet  cowman   Feb-28-10 09:59 PM   #16 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-10 10:04 PM   #17 
  - Well just  cowman   Feb-28-10 10:30 PM   #22 
  - See reply #23 below. (BTW what are you afraid of by hiding your profile?)  FailureToCommunicate   Feb-28-10 10:36 PM   #26 
  - Not afraid of  cowman   Feb-28-10 10:45 PM   #30 
  - Meanwhile, while you wait and wait for that hoped-for criminal whose head you can't wait  Aristus   Mar-01-10 10:01 AM   #135 
     - You are assuming  cowman   Mar-01-10 10:24 AM   #136 
     - And I  cowman   Mar-01-10 10:28 AM   #137 
     - Another budding Freud, here?...  SteveM   Mar-01-10 11:05 AM   #143 
     - All freedoms come at a price. The world isn't made of Nerf.  GreenStormCloud   Mar-01-10 11:23 AM   #148 
     - I  cowman   Mar-01-10 11:32 AM   #151 
     - How many people...  PavePusher   Mar-01-10 11:58 AM   #155 
     - I give that post 8 outta 10 just for the hyperbolic projectile spoogery  Katya Mullethov   Mar-01-10 06:21 PM   #203 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-10 10:35 PM   #25 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-10 10:42 PM   #28 
  - "Go to an emergency room" - maybe you should  Tejas   Feb-28-10 11:26 PM   #50 
     - I know  cowman   Feb-28-10 11:31 PM   #56 
  - There is, litterally a world of difference between the two cultures.  PavePusher   Mar-01-10 01:41 AM   #96 
  - Violence is not a function of the weapons available so much as one of culture.  Callisto32   Mar-01-10 07:38 AM   #119 
  - Thus, at worst, armed private citizens don't worsen the situation  Euromutt   Mar-01-10 09:06 AM   #132 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-10 10:31 PM   #23 
     - Cave?  cowman   Feb-28-10 10:34 PM   #24 
     - Gosh, snappy comeback. You should get a participation ribbon!  FailureToCommunicate   Feb-28-10 10:38 PM   #27 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-10 10:43 PM   #29 
           - It's actually used a lot around here. You need to pay more attention. But I can tell  FailureToCommunicate   Feb-28-10 10:52 PM   #31 
           - I appreciate it  cowman   Feb-28-10 10:56 PM   #34 
              - Ditto. 10-34  FailureToCommunicate   Mar-01-10 08:50 AM   #130 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-10 11:30 PM   #53 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-10 10:59 PM   #38 
     - In spite of record gun sales...  beevul   Feb-28-10 11:37 PM   #60 
     - Thank you for the obligatory "Blood in the booths" post.  friendly_iconoclast   Feb-28-10 11:57 PM   #62 
  - Igorant.....  proteus_lives   Mar-01-10 12:00 AM   #66 
  - Spell-Check, man...... 8>)  PavePusher   Mar-01-10 02:05 AM   #102 
  - ah, the need canard  paulsby   Mar-01-10 02:07 AM   #104 
  - We live in Somalia?  Callisto32   Mar-01-10 07:35 AM   #118 
  - Hell, you don't say that crap to the Barista in the shop where I go...  SteveM   Mar-01-10 10:51 AM   #140 
  - Now that's a real wild-west kind of drink.  TheCowsCameHome   Feb-28-10 10:18 PM   #20 
  - A Couple of Months Ago  DallasNE   Feb-28-10 10:58 PM   #37 
  - If the  cowman   Feb-28-10 11:04 PM   #43 
  - If they were in a bar, or a 51% establishment  oneshooter   Mar-01-10 08:02 AM   #122 
  - If the outcome is "oh so predictable," then you must have several links?  SteveM   Mar-01-10 11:11 AM   #146 
  - I love banana and banana flavored stuff, but the idea of a banana frappuccino  tammywammy   Feb-28-10 11:02 PM   #40 
  - I myself  cowman   Feb-28-10 11:18 PM   #47 
  - nah............  one-eyed fat man   Mar-01-10 08:21 AM   #127 
  - I don't think there actually is a banana frappucino  Euromutt   Mar-01-10 04:23 AM   #111 
  - Oh Yay.  kurtzapril4   Feb-28-10 11:05 PM   #44 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-10 11:11 PM   #45 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-28-10 11:19 PM   #48 
     - 100% agree  cowman   Feb-28-10 11:22 PM   #49 
        - saddam allowed the general public  scottsoperson   Feb-28-10 11:30 PM   #54 
  - It's called 'freedom'. Adjust.  friendly_iconoclast   Mar-01-10 12:16 AM   #76 
  - You paint with a very broad brush.  PavePusher   Mar-01-10 01:45 AM   #97 
  - Nobody ever "just snaps"  Euromutt   Mar-01-10 05:34 AM   #112 
  - Why would they "confront" you?  mvccd1000   Mar-01-10 07:33 AM   #116 
  - Funny.  Callisto32   Mar-01-10 07:45 AM   #120 
  - Well don't worry about that happening in Illinois  oneshooter   Mar-01-10 08:09 AM   #124 
  - Have you ever been "confronted" with someone who is armed?  SteveM   Mar-01-10 11:28 AM   #150 
  - "What safety measures does Starbucks have to protect those of us who don't carry firearms?"  PavePusher   Mar-01-10 12:03 PM   #156 
  - Just another reason not to darken the doorway of a StarBucks. Nt  xchrom   Feb-28-10 11:35 PM   #58 
  - starbucks now has sort of free  scottsoperson   Feb-28-10 11:37 PM   #59 
  - I never visited a StarBucks but I will now ...  spin   Mar-01-10 12:54 AM   #81 
     - i open carry almost every day  paulsby   Mar-01-10 02:10 AM   #105 
     - Starbucks doesn't just do espresso-based drinks  Euromutt   Mar-01-10 04:16 AM   #110 
     - I agree on the coffee part, but here is a suggestion.  Callisto32   Mar-01-10 07:58 AM   #121 
        - Will do (n/t)  spin   Mar-01-10 09:59 AM   #134 
  - Was it this guy?  onehandle   Feb-28-10 11:59 PM   #64 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-01-10 12:01 AM   #67 
  - Why wouldn't people be?  depakid   Mar-01-10 12:05 AM   #70 
  - The high, whiny voice of the ex-pat.....  proteus_lives   Mar-01-10 12:09 AM   #73 
     - Just telling it like it is  depakid   Mar-01-10 01:02 AM   #85 
        - doesn't take much to please simple-minded folk  Skittles   Mar-01-10 02:51 AM   #107 
        - He symbolizes the US the way Pauline Hanson used to for Australia  friendly_iconoclast   Mar-01-10 09:52 AM   #133 
           - Funny huh?  proteus_lives   Mar-01-10 10:24 PM   #207 
  - about half of crime guns  scottsoperson   Mar-01-10 12:06 AM   #71 
     - Link Please.  proteus_lives   Mar-01-10 12:10 AM   #74 
     - Care to back that statement of fact with a link proving it?  Hoopla Phil   Mar-01-10 01:04 AM   #86 
     - Wow!!! You may want to call the FBI right away!  DonP   Mar-01-10 08:56 AM   #131 
     - Umm.. try again..  X_Digger   Mar-01-10 11:04 AM   #142 
  - violence is not the answer  scottsoperson   Mar-01-10 12:05 AM   #69 
     - Lawful violence IS the answer to unlawful violence. I agree half way with you.  Hoopla Phil   Mar-01-10 01:05 AM   #87 
     - Depending upon the question, violence may very well be the only answer. N/T  GreenStormCloud   Mar-01-10 04:01 PM   #180 
  - Good.  proteus_lives   Mar-01-10 12:02 AM   #68 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-01-10 12:09 AM   #72 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-01-10 12:19 AM   #77 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-01-10 12:20 AM   #78 
        - If you support the rules of D.U. why then do so many of your posts get deleted?  Hoopla Phil   Mar-01-10 12:57 AM   #82 
  - guess it is time people stop going to starbucks if they don't want to be shot n/t  2Design   Mar-01-10 01:02 AM   #84 
  - Or if they just wish to take out their 2A rights and exercise them for a while.  Hoopla Phil   Mar-01-10 01:07 AM   #88 
  - if there are no guns in the area you are visiting or living or walking - then you will not get shot  2Design   Mar-01-10 01:12 AM   #89 
     - OK, I'll play your fantasy game and we wave the magic wand and POOF. There  Hoopla Phil   Mar-01-10 01:24 AM   #92 
     - "sorry I don't believe in all this legalizing guns everywhere"  PavePusher   Mar-01-10 01:51 AM   #99 
     - Did you know weed is illegal so is coke. Seems with minor "criminal" effort  Pavulon   Mar-01-10 07:03 AM   #113 
     - Are you being intentionally obtuse?  Callisto32   Mar-01-10 08:05 AM   #123 
     - Pure theory based on a prohibitionist's dream, as in...  SteveM   Mar-01-10 11:49 AM   #153 
     - So getting beaten, clubed, stapped, etc., is better?  GreenStormCloud   Mar-01-10 04:07 PM   #181 
  - Have there been a lot of shootings at Starbuck's across the nation?  PavePusher   Mar-01-10 01:47 AM   #98 
  - Who needs facts when you've got  armueller2001   Mar-01-10 04:56 PM   #186 
  - There is no CCL or open carry in Canada, so why worry? n/t  oneshooter   Mar-01-10 08:15 AM   #125 
  - Why worry, there is no CCL or open carry in Canada. n/t  oneshooter   Mar-01-10 08:19 AM   #126 
  - Hey, you're free to boycott. Try it. As for me, I don't use Starbucks...  SteveM   Mar-01-10 11:42 AM   #152 
  - Makes me feel like I'm living in a police state  Confusious   Mar-01-10 03:08 AM   #108 
  - I don't know. If you live in fear of a police state, only you can explain. nt  SteveM   Mar-01-10 11:52 AM   #154 
  - Oy,  Callisto32   Mar-01-10 07:27 AM   #114 
  - And the gun sickness just gets worse and worse  K8-EEE   Mar-01-10 10:53 AM   #141 
  - I'm going to ask you what I asked Aristus earlier  Euromutt   Mar-01-10 11:14 AM   #147 
  - Ah yes  cowman   Mar-01-10 11:26 AM   #149 
  - Gosh, your precognition must work much better than mine...  PavePusher   Mar-01-10 12:06 PM   #157 
  - And the crime rate keeps dropping and dropping.  GreenStormCloud   Mar-01-10 04:12 PM   #182 
  - Well, at least now, the old excuse of "not having his coffee" yet, will be eliminated...nt  Javaman   Mar-01-10 11:07 AM   #144 
  - Won't someone think of the coffee???? nt  Javaman   Mar-01-10 11:10 AM   #145 
  - Frequently.  ManiacJoe   Mar-01-10 11:04 PM   #208 
  - Who's most likely to be killed by your gun ... statistics from NY Times  mainer   Mar-01-10 12:09 PM   #158 
  - O.K., what's your point?  PavePusher   Mar-01-10 12:14 PM   #159 
  - gun ownership does seem correlated to higher suicide rates  mainer   Mar-01-10 12:22 PM   #162 
     - I was urging you to look up suicide rates in other countries.  PavePusher   Mar-01-10 12:25 PM   #166 
     - I don't have reliable statistics outside our country  mainer   Mar-01-10 12:29 PM   #168 
        - Maybe so, but would their overall suicide rate go up?  PavePusher   Mar-01-10 12:36 PM   #169 
        - It probably wouldn't change the number of suicide ATTEMPTS  mainer   Mar-01-10 12:42 PM   #171 
           - To be coldly pragmatic about this...  PavePusher   Mar-01-10 12:53 PM   #175 
              - If I don't know the people, well, okay. I understand cold pragmatism.  mainer   Mar-01-10 05:08 PM   #190 
                 - If she had owned a gun, she would not have used it in her suicide attempt.  GreenStormCloud   Mar-01-10 05:17 PM   #196 
                    - She did a pretty damn good job of it with the car.  mainer   Mar-01-10 05:23 PM   #198 
                       - I will agree that the car was a real attempt.  GreenStormCloud   Mar-02-10 10:19 AM   #210 
        - You accept that international cultural differences affect suicide rates  Euromutt   Mar-02-10 06:03 AM   #209 
     - Correlation != causation..  X_Digger   Mar-01-10 12:40 PM   #170 
        - I'm not saying guns CAUSE suicides  mainer   Mar-01-10 12:44 PM   #172 
           - Ahh, but that's not what the JT Article asserts..  X_Digger   Mar-01-10 12:47 PM   #173 
              - The journal only looks at successful suicides  mainer   Mar-01-10 12:49 PM   #174 
                 - True, but..  X_Digger   Mar-01-10 01:08 PM   #176 
                    - "Who's most likely to be killed by your gun" is still the correct phrase  mainer   Mar-01-10 01:35 PM   #177 
                       - Sure, but that is taking the assertion as a given.  X_Digger   Mar-01-10 03:05 PM   #178 
                       - But you want to control MY gun, so that makes it personal for me.  GreenStormCloud   Mar-01-10 04:22 PM   #183 
                          - I don't care about you and your gun.  mainer   Mar-01-10 04:56 PM   #185 
                             - But the laws you support regarding guns do effect me.  GreenStormCloud   Mar-01-10 05:14 PM   #192 
                                - I don't support any new gun laws. When did I say that?  mainer   Mar-01-10 05:15 PM   #194 
                                   - In general, a person who is against guns in their own family...  GreenStormCloud   Mar-02-10 10:21 AM   #211 
                                      - I'm against motorcycles in my own family, too.  mainer   Mar-02-10 02:33 PM   #213 
                                         - OK, I will withdraw the accusation that you support great gun control.  GreenStormCloud   Mar-03-10 06:22 AM   #215 
  - Gee  cowman   Mar-01-10 12:16 PM   #160 
  - The real tragedy of gun ownership is how often guns kill their owners  mainer   Mar-01-10 12:18 PM   #161 
  - Or rope, or cars (speed or exhaust)...  PavePusher   Mar-01-10 12:22 PM   #163 
  - No. But guns are the easiest and most effective.  mainer   Mar-01-10 12:24 PM   #164 
     - And I  cowman   Mar-01-10 12:29 PM   #167 
     - No massive overdose of tylenol and some wine  Pavulon   Mar-01-10 05:02 PM   #188 
        - Massive dose of tylenol is treatable  mainer   Mar-01-10 05:06 PM   #189 
           - This is true  cowman   Mar-01-10 05:16 PM   #195 
           - the point of mucomyst is that it prevents liver damage  mainer   Mar-01-10 05:18 PM   #197 
              - Ok I will  cowman   Mar-01-10 05:25 PM   #199 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-01-10 05:35 PM   #200 
              - You should've seen the guy who died from fireworks  mainer   Mar-01-10 05:42 PM   #201 
                 - I will only ride a motorcycle on a race track  Pavulon   Mar-01-10 05:47 PM   #202 
                    - I used to  cowman   Mar-01-10 06:38 PM   #204 
  - You can't  cowman   Mar-01-10 12:25 PM   #165 
  - You are badly misinformed on your statistics.  GreenStormCloud   Mar-01-10 04:47 PM   #184 
     - I don't worry about him being violent toward others. He's not.  mainer   Mar-01-10 04:59 PM   #187 
        - Did you ignore the FBI statistics that I gave you?  GreenStormCloud   Mar-01-10 05:11 PM   #191 
           - Right, it's so easy to get a basket of asps these days.  mainer   Mar-01-10 05:14 PM   #193 
              - That seems reasonable, but...  LAGC   Mar-01-10 07:49 PM   #205 
              - I am not making that assumption. Sorry if it seemed that I were.  GreenStormCloud   Mar-01-10 09:47 PM   #206 
              - There a many extra factors to consider.  GreenStormCloud   Mar-02-10 10:32 AM   #212 
  - The silence  GeorgeGist   Mar-01-10 03:44 PM   #179 
 

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