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80. but they never have enough cajones to admit it openly. nt
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  -Son of a Gun: More Celebrities Than Ever Are Carrying Firearms ... spin  Sep-27-10 05:01 PM   #0 
  - It's a sign of the behavioural sink  pscot   Sep-27-10 05:10 PM   #1 
  - I don't count the kids of celebrities as celebrities themselves,  lob1   Sep-27-10 05:11 PM   #2 
  - New York City doesn't issue permits to average joes.  TheWraith   Sep-27-10 05:24 PM   #4 
  - Sounds like the middle ages to me ...  spin   Sep-27-10 05:52 PM   #8 
  - Or Japan under the Tokugawa shogunate (nt)  Euromutt   Sep-28-10 08:48 AM   #81 
  - Just how the gun-control crowd like it.  proteus_lives   Sep-27-10 06:11 PM   #11 
     - but they never have enough cajones to admit it openly. nt  hendo   Sep-28-10 08:45 AM   #80 
  - I believe the list is much larger ...  spin   Sep-27-10 05:40 PM   #6 
  - Most big city mayors support  safeinOhio   Sep-27-10 05:54 PM   #9 
     - The Teabagger candidates are just doing what their voters want, too.  TheWraith   Sep-27-10 06:12 PM   #12 
     - I am against most everything tea baggers  safeinOhio   Sep-27-10 06:42 PM   #15 
     - In Florida Miami seems to have a good number of politicians ..  spin   Sep-27-10 06:24 PM   #13 
     - Then there's that thing called federalism and the Fourteenth...  SteveM   Sep-29-10 09:49 AM   #107 
  - You want more? Even gun-banner Bloomberg has armed guards...  SteveM   Sep-29-10 09:44 AM   #106 
  - Sometimes check the anti-gun politicians who own and carry guns,  old mark   Sep-27-10 05:12 PM   #3 
  - The $340 will break them.  TheCowsCameHome   Sep-27-10 05:36 PM   #5 
  - Well it definitely would deter many average citizens ...  spin   Sep-27-10 05:50 PM   #7 
  - Average citizens like the ones pictured and named in the OP?  TheCowsCameHome   Sep-29-10 08:40 AM   #103 
     - Of course not. Those people are far better than the average citizen ...  spin   Sep-29-10 11:05 AM   #114 
        - It was you who referenced these celebrities in the OP.  TheCowsCameHome   Sep-29-10 12:06 PM   #117 
           - I have a lot more experience with poorer people than I do rich people ...  spin   Sep-29-10 02:05 PM   #120 
              - I don't necessarily think it's fair,  TheCowsCameHome   Sep-29-10 02:44 PM   #121 
                 - I do get a fair deal in Florida ...  spin   Sep-29-10 04:24 PM   #122 
                    - Dunno....  TheCowsCameHome   Sep-29-10 04:59 PM   #123 
                       - There is no doubt that living in The Big Apple has advantages ...  spin   Sep-29-10 05:40 PM   #125 
  - Can you please post a scan of the bill you paid for your First Amendment application  PavePusher   Sep-28-10 05:55 PM   #91 
  - No, it's just being denied the RKBA. The money is not the issue.  SteveM   Sep-29-10 09:51 AM   #108 
  - It's shameful that the government of New York  lawodevolution   Sep-27-10 06:02 PM   #10 
  - I think it's just human nature ...  spin   Sep-27-10 06:29 PM   #14 
  - In many other countries this would be normal ...  spin   Sep-29-10 06:38 PM   #127 
  - It's Not Celebs Who'll Be Needing Guns If the Teabaggers Take Over ...  Kennah   Sep-27-10 06:43 PM   #16 
  - Which is why I am always amazed at progressives who wish to disarm other progressives.  The Green Manalishi   Sep-29-10 07:20 PM   #128 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-27-10 06:50 PM   #17 
  - Fine with me.  oneshooter   Sep-27-10 07:37 PM   #22 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-27-10 08:36 PM   #50 
  - Would you care to elaborate?  RSillsbee   Sep-27-10 07:52 PM   #30 
  - Not particularly...  The_Commonist   Sep-27-10 08:17 PM   #39 
  - You are used to living in a city with draconian gun laws ...  spin   Sep-27-10 07:53 PM   #31 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-27-10 08:17 PM   #38 
     - Damn, I didn't get a chance to reply ...  spin   Sep-27-10 10:14 PM   #75 
  - Do you have  rrneck   Sep-27-10 09:26 PM   #65 
  - Rich or Poor, we ought to be outraged about folks carrying guns in public.  Hoyt   Sep-27-10 06:58 PM   #18 
  - Why?  proteus_lives   Sep-27-10 07:20 PM   #19 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-27-10 07:28 PM   #20 
     - Then you believe that the Police should be disarmed?  oneshooter   Sep-27-10 07:41 PM   #25 
     - A jokester? I'm fine with most police carrying guns -- they are trained, monitored and accountable.  Hoyt   Sep-27-10 07:56 PM   #32 
     - Many of the people that I know who have concealed carry permits ...  spin   Sep-27-10 08:33 PM   #47 
     - Qualify for what? Paper targets ain't quite the same -- but God Bless.  Hoyt   Sep-27-10 08:44 PM   #55 
        - Paper targets are what most cops qualify with, too..  X_Digger   Sep-27-10 09:00 PM   #61 
        - Most police qualify on paper targets ...  spin   Sep-27-10 09:31 PM   #66 
        - Most police get more training than you guys. And, they get training everyday using restraint, etc.  Hoyt   Sep-27-10 09:33 PM   #68 
           - Police are trained to fight crime ...  spin   Sep-27-10 09:45 PM   #72 
           - *snort* You really don't know any cops, do you?  X_Digger   Sep-27-10 09:57 PM   #73 
        - You may have a misconception as to the purpose of carrying...  SteveM   Sep-29-10 10:00 AM   #110 
        - The problem isn't licenced concealed-carriers that are packing...  krispos42   Sep-30-10 07:28 AM   #131 
     - No, but you made a blanket statement that needed to be qualified. n/t  oneshooter   Sep-27-10 08:33 PM   #48 
     - Are you a toter who thinks he is better trained and has better judgment than law-enforcement  Hoyt   Sep-27-10 08:39 PM   #51 
        - I am not a"toter" and I conceder the term as an insult.  oneshooter   Sep-29-10 12:11 PM   #118 
     - Private citizens are more accountable than law enforcement personnel  Euromutt   Sep-28-10 08:24 AM   #79 
     - Accountable? Monitored? Trained?  PavePusher   Sep-28-10 06:17 PM   #92 
     - You say "most" police. Why not "all"?  Glassunion   Sep-29-10 12:15 PM   #119 
     - I missed it. What was said?  proteus_lives   Sep-27-10 08:20 PM   #40 
     - Gun toter worshipers? Really?  cleanhippie   Sep-27-10 07:43 PM   #27 
  - That's a common misconception ...  spin   Sep-27-10 07:29 PM   #21 
  - A decent post. But, I'm concerned when 5 toters open fire in a restaurant, church or playground.  Hoyt   Sep-27-10 07:37 PM   #23 
     - And why would they do that?  cleanhippie   Sep-27-10 07:44 PM   #28 
     - Except more people are carrying guns than ever due to Concealed carry  lawodevolution   Sep-27-10 07:49 PM   #29 
     - I don't think it is because a bunch of cowboys are armed.  Hoyt   Sep-27-10 08:03 PM   #33 
        - Didn't you recently post a comment that people who carry  lawodevolution   Sep-27-10 10:15 PM   #76 
        - Haven't you set up a straw man, here? Some kind of "cowboy" stereotype?  SteveM   Sep-29-10 10:06 AM   #112 
     - O.K. that's a great argument ...  spin   Sep-27-10 08:10 PM   #35 
     - Spin, I don't want untrained people defending me. It's really that simple.  Hoyt   Sep-27-10 08:21 PM   #42 
        - I understand ...  spin   Sep-27-10 10:30 PM   #77 
        - You think people, including police, carry guns to protect YOU?  slackmaster   Sep-28-10 01:05 PM   #84 
     - Your concerns aren't founded in reality..  X_Digger   Sep-27-10 08:21 PM   #41 
     - Probably 5,999,987 have never been involved in a "situation." So your guns aren't needed in public.  Hoyt   Sep-27-10 08:25 PM   #44 
        - God forbid that you just happen to be one of the 13 ...  spin   Sep-27-10 08:42 PM   #54 
        - Ahh, the 'need' canard..  X_Digger   Sep-27-10 08:47 PM   #59 
        - I must have missed his confirmation as Secretary of Need.  friendly_iconoclast   Sep-28-10 01:31 PM   #87 
        - It's tomorrow. Still no examples of crossfire incidents.  friendly_iconoclast   Sep-28-10 01:35 PM   #88 
        - Either that or he's wading through propaganda  jazzhound   Sep-28-10 11:38 PM   #99 
        - Bill of Rights confused with the Bill of Needs once again. Oh, by the way  Bold Lib   Sep-28-10 05:48 PM   #90 
           - I imagine that many will dismiss the number of defensive  jazzhound   Sep-28-10 11:29 PM   #98 
     - Toters?  proteus_lives   Sep-27-10 08:23 PM   #43 
     - Where/when has this happened?  PavePusher   Sep-28-10 06:21 PM   #93 
     - Your fears have ZERO basis in fact  Spoonman   Sep-29-10 09:03 AM   #104 
     - Can you provide us with an example of...  SteveM   Sep-29-10 10:04 AM   #111 
  - And yiu rely on the Police to "Defend and Protect"you.  oneshooter   Sep-27-10 07:39 PM   #24 
  - The few times I've needed protecting I took care of it with my machete at my own home.  Hoyt   Sep-27-10 08:05 PM   #34 
     - That's great ...  spin   Sep-27-10 08:14 PM   #37 
        - That's the thing. To me, I really don't expect or prepare for a gun fight. So I go unarmed.  Hoyt   Sep-27-10 08:28 PM   #46 
        - That's your choice ...  spin   Sep-27-10 09:24 PM   #64 
        - I carry a gun...  PavePusher   Sep-28-10 06:26 PM   #94 
        - basically there are 3 types of people  littlewolf   Sep-29-10 12:00 PM   #116 
           - I often add one more class ...  spin   Sep-29-10 06:29 PM   #126 
        - !!!!  littlewolf   Sep-29-10 11:54 AM   #115 
  - Really? Is that what they are doing?  cleanhippie   Sep-27-10 07:41 PM   #26 
  - Playing "cowboy" or overly alarmed about going out in public.  Hoyt   Sep-27-10 08:11 PM   #36 
     - I prefer to carry concealed ...  spin   Sep-27-10 08:26 PM   #45 
     - You are more likely to need a defibrillator, but most don't carry them.  Hoyt   Sep-27-10 08:34 PM   #49 
        - You have my word that I will NOT try to help you or your family  oneshooter   Sep-27-10 08:41 PM   #52 
        - Thank you. I feel much safer now.  Hoyt   Sep-27-10 08:45 PM   #56 
        - Delete, responded to wrong poster (n/t)  spin   Sep-27-10 08:47 PM   #58 
        - Actually I am far more likely to need a defibrillator ...  spin   Sep-27-10 09:19 PM   #63 
        - Of course, AEDs typically weigh round 6 pounds...  Euromutt   Sep-28-10 06:55 PM   #97 
     - Do you have a fire extinguisher in you home?  X_Digger   Sep-27-10 08:41 PM   #53 
     - Have a gun in my home too. But, I don't carry it in public. Neither should most others.  Hoyt   Sep-27-10 08:47 PM   #57 
        - Nice dodge.  X_Digger   Sep-27-10 08:57 PM   #60 
        - That's your choice ...  spin   Sep-27-10 09:03 PM   #62 
        - And thats your opinion, and its a fine one.  cleanhippie   Sep-27-10 09:34 PM   #69 
        - So *your* gun is safe, but other peoples' guns aren't?  friendly_iconoclast   Sep-28-10 01:24 PM   #85 
     - Really? Shot at kids in Check E. Cheese? REALLY?  cleanhippie   Sep-27-10 09:32 PM   #67 
     - If you guys think you need to pack there, it is only a matter of time before it happens.  Hoyt   Sep-27-10 09:35 PM   #70 
        - Is it really only a matter of time?  cleanhippie   Sep-27-10 09:40 PM   #71 
        - The heat death of the universe is 'only a matter of time'..  X_Digger   Sep-27-10 10:03 PM   #74 
        - Faith based argument  RSillsbee   Sep-28-10 12:11 AM   #78 
        - Precisely. I mentioned upstream that self-defense is not social policy.  SteveM   Sep-29-10 10:16 AM   #113 
        - Wait; first you implied this incident did happen, now you're saying it has yet to happen?  Euromutt   Sep-28-10 03:47 PM   #89 
     - Are we supposed to favor secondhand gossip over statistics?  friendly_iconoclast   Sep-28-10 01:27 PM   #86 
     - Oh really?  PavePusher   Sep-28-10 06:28 PM   #95 
     - I FOUND YOUR EVIL COWBOY SHOOTERS!!!!  oneshooter   Sep-29-10 07:32 PM   #129 
  - You like going to Chuck-E-Cheese?!?!?  slackmaster   Sep-28-10 01:02 PM   #83 
  - Actually, never been in the place -- too many folks toting guns in there.  Hoyt   Sep-28-10 06:41 PM   #96 
     - How would you know?  Euromutt   Sep-29-10 04:33 AM   #100 
        - The poster I responded to said a toter might save my life in public -- I said BS.  Hoyt   Sep-29-10 06:30 AM   #102 
           - No he didn't. You introduced that fantasy yourself in reply #18.  slackmaster   Sep-29-10 09:14 AM   #105 
           - None of which is relevant to my question  Euromutt   Sep-29-10 05:31 PM   #124 
           - Respectfully,  The Green Manalishi   Sep-29-10 07:45 PM   #130 
  - Then at a minimum, you support concealed-carry as an alternative?  SteveM   Sep-29-10 09:56 AM   #109 
  - The enforcement is even more selective you might think  Euromutt   Sep-28-10 09:09 AM   #82 
  - This is illegal, and someone needs to sue  Ter   Sep-29-10 05:42 AM   #101 
 

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