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SteveM Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-24-10 01:19 PM
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33. Gross straw man. Again...

"More proof that allowing everyone to walk around armed is both dangerous and stupid."

Since no one is advocating this position, this is a complete and intellectually disingenuous statement. In light of that, you may wish to answer your own question about your neck of the woods.
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  -Enraged customers fuel a disturbing trend mgc1961  Jun-24-10 08:03 AM   #0 
  - Both links are dead.. however..  X_Digger   Jun-24-10 08:16 AM   #1 
  - Where did the OP attempt to link ex-felons and 'CHL' holders?  sinkingfeeling   Jun-24-10 08:35 AM   #4 
     - First link refers to ex-felons, second refers to CHL holders..  X_Digger   Jun-24-10 08:46 AM   #5 
        - First link does not refer to ex-felons at all! It talks about a rise in the number of  sinkingfeeling   Jun-24-10 09:08 AM   #8 
           - First link leads off with ex-felon shooting someone. n/t  X_Digger   Jun-24-10 10:52 AM   #19 
              - Show me the word 'felon', please. It says the alleged assailant had a criminal record.  sinkingfeeling   Jun-24-10 11:23 AM   #24 
                 - Anothe link with more info about the criminal record ...  spin   Jun-24-10 11:53 AM   #28 
                 - Said record included convictions for 1st degree assault, attempted 2nd degree murder and burglary  Euromutt   Jun-24-10 10:23 PM   #46 
  - More proof that allowing everyone to walk around armed is both dangerous and stupid.  baldguy   Jun-24-10 08:21 AM   #2 
  - "The alleged assailant at Applebee's had a criminal record"  slackmaster   Jun-24-10 08:50 AM   #6 
  - And now he has a murder charge. And so what? Did he committ all of the increasing  sinkingfeeling   Jun-24-10 09:15 AM   #9 
     - The OP is a shallow attack on changes in the law that allow people with permits to carry weapons  slackmaster   Jun-24-10 09:20 AM   #10 
     - You sure do read things that aren't there.  sinkingfeeling   Jun-24-10 09:24 AM   #12 
        - What does the expression "In a related Tennessee news item" say to you?  slackmaster   Jun-24-10 09:34 AM   #14 
        - Probably should have been posted A) alone, just the USA Today article or B) in GD.  sinkingfeeling   Jun-24-10 11:22 AM   #22 
           - We may never know with certainty the exact intent of the OP  slackmaster   Jun-24-10 11:52 AM   #27 
           - This story isn't about  Travis Coates   Jun-24-10 05:49 PM   #40 
           - As has been pointed out ad nauseam, Mr. Williams wasn't "supposedly law abiding"  Euromutt   Jun-25-10 02:19 AM   #47 
              - See section #14 which discusses the myth (lie) that  jazzhound   Jun-25-10 03:01 AM   #50 
        - As slackmaster said, the word "related" has some significance here  Euromutt   Jun-24-10 10:00 AM   #16 
           - Where in the USA Today story does one find the words 'convicted violent repeat felon'?  sinkingfeeling   Jun-24-10 11:13 AM   #21 
              - Here  rrneck   Jun-24-10 11:38 AM   #26 
              - Update on story wih more info ...  spin   Jun-24-10 11:59 AM   #29 
              - Nowhere; that's precisely my point  Euromutt   Jun-24-10 07:02 PM   #43 
     - It's significant in that the guy had what British cops call "form"  Euromutt   Jun-24-10 09:34 AM   #13 
     - "Did he committ all of the increasing violence against businesses that the article refers to?"  TPaine7   Jun-24-10 12:30 PM   #30 
     - Interesting theory you quote. Perhaps best suited for another forum? nt  SteveM   Jun-24-10 01:20 PM   #34 
     - Do you think  Travis Coates   Jun-24-10 05:44 PM   #39 
     - This is not new.  Caliman73   Jun-24-10 07:50 PM   #44 
     - Huh??  one-eyed fat man   Jun-24-10 08:08 PM   #45 
  - Carry permits in Maryland are as rare as hens' teeth  Euromutt   Jun-24-10 09:22 AM   #11 
  - "When is America going to grow up?"  jazzhound   Jun-24-10 11:22 AM   #23 
  - You don't get it: criminals & so-called "law-abiding" gun owners get thier guns from the same places  baldguy   Jun-24-10 01:13 PM   #32 
     - Class, can we say "The violent crime rate in the US has declined quite a bit in recent years"?  friendly_iconoclast   Jun-24-10 02:06 PM   #36 
     - Well, miz school marm,  rrneck   Jun-24-10 02:11 PM   #37 
     - Actually, it's you that doesn't "get it".  jazzhound   Jun-24-10 05:40 PM   #38 
     - criminals & so-called "law-abiding" gun owners get thier (sic) guns from the same places  Travis Coates   Jun-24-10 05:55 PM   #41 
     - I think this quote is quite appropriate  pipoman   Jun-24-10 06:25 PM   #42 
     - Got any evidence to support those assertions?  Euromutt   Jun-25-10 02:26 AM   #48 
  - Gross straw man. Again...  SteveM   Jun-24-10 01:19 PM   #33 
  - It's sad, really. You've been reduced to producing strawmen in support of clumsy propaganda  friendly_iconoclast   Jun-24-10 02:01 PM   #35 
  - Criminals often don't grow-up.  proteus_lives   Jun-25-10 02:56 AM   #49 
  - +1  Walk away   Jun-25-10 12:39 PM   #51 
  - USAToday article is at this link...  sinkingfeeling   Jun-24-10 08:27 AM   #3 
  - Hmm, let's see..................  one-eyed fat man   Jun-24-10 09:49 AM   #15 
     - As I love to point out, homicide rates in 14th century Europe were a multiple of the worst US rates  Euromutt   Jun-24-10 10:05 AM   #17 
        - Dang!!!  one-eyed fat man   Jun-24-10 10:55 AM   #20 
           - Strangely enough...  Callisto32   Jun-24-10 12:33 PM   #31 
  - Hasn't anyone heard of writing a letter or an email to the person "in charge"? NT  SocialistLez   Jun-24-10 08:59 AM   #7 
  - In the USA Today article...  rrneck   Jun-24-10 10:51 AM   #18 
  - I'm a CCW holder  safeinOhio   Jun-24-10 11:38 AM   #25 

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