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HankyDubs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-11 11:36 PM
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62. LOL
The American Revolution was fought to protect the slave trade (slave trade outlawed by Britain in 1807) and to open up Indian lands for further "colonization" (aka theft). The Proclamation act of 1763 had barred further expansion of the colonies into indigenous territory.
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  -Egyptians prove gungeon is wrong HankyDubs  Jan-30-11 09:33 PM   #0 
  - This is about the fifteenth time...  Indydem   Jan-30-11 09:36 PM   #1 
  - We had a dictator for eight years. What good were all those  sabrina 1   Jan-30-11 09:41 PM   #7 
  - We had a dictator? Really? So why isn't he still in power?  Leftist Agitator   Jan-30-11 10:04 PM   #27 
  - They needed someone to take the fall for the crash of the economy. n/t  kickysnana   Jan-30-11 10:52 PM   #48 
  - He left us with his Patriot Act, about to be renewed now  sabrina 1   Jan-30-11 11:22 PM   #57 
  - You don't get out much, do you.  PavePusher   Jan-31-11 07:24 AM   #107 
  - And that's about the thousanth time I've seen *THAT* falacious arguement posted on DU.  baldguy   Jan-30-11 09:42 PM   #9 
  - Absolutely false  disidoro01   Jan-31-11 06:46 AM   #103 
  - We've had an unelected tyrant. No Amendment stopped that. nt  onehandle   Jan-30-11 09:45 PM   #11 
  - then I'm glad that  HankyDubs   Jan-30-11 10:00 PM   #22 
  - Do you know how Iraqis celebrated  tabatha   Jan-30-11 10:09 PM   #31 
  - Egyptian civilians are taking back their own security.  baldguy   Jan-30-11 09:36 PM   #2 
  - Every report I've heard  RSillsbee   Jan-30-11 09:42 PM   #8 
     - But not against the army or the police.  baldguy   Jan-30-11 09:43 PM   #10 
     - I got sent to LA in 92 (7th ID)  RSillsbee   Jan-30-11 11:51 PM   #68 
     - Then you aren't looking hard enough. I saw reports of it on day 2 of the riots.  AtheistCrusader   Jan-31-11 12:12 AM   #75 
        - riots?  HankyDubs   Jan-31-11 01:49 AM   #93 
           - You may think of 'riot' as a dirty word. I do not.  AtheistCrusader   Jan-31-11 03:34 AM   #100 
     - How dare you inject some facts into a perfectly good if wrong rant.  Khan Descend   Jan-30-11 09:48 PM   #14 
     - Yes, I saw that also  Mojorabbit   Jan-30-11 09:55 PM   #19 
     - Of course they are  Abq_Sarah   Jan-30-11 10:57 PM   #49 
     - the report you didn't hear  HankyDubs   Jan-30-11 11:00 PM   #50 
        - That's because for law abiding citizens  Abq_Sarah   Jan-31-11 12:16 AM   #76 
  - HankyDubs proves HankyDubs is wrong  petronius   Jan-30-11 09:37 PM   #3 
  - That would actuallybe funny if it were not so horribly sad and wrong.  Khan Descend   Jan-30-11 09:37 PM   #4 
  - Well, Hitler proved that the gungeon is right  WildEyedLiberal   Jan-30-11 09:39 PM   #5 
  - There was no general confiscation of private weapons in Nazi Germany.  baldguy   Jan-30-11 09:47 PM   #13 
     - How does that disprove my point?  WildEyedLiberal   Jan-30-11 09:49 PM   #15 
     - that point went completely over your biased head, didn't it?  provis99   Jan-30-11 09:52 PM   #17 
     - There's plenty of bias in this thread, all right.  WildEyedLiberal   Jan-30-11 10:17 PM   #36 
     - The Jews did have guns, and the government took them away.  wtmusic   Jan-30-11 09:53 PM   #18 
     - Say, weren't those guns registered? N/T  beevul   Jan-30-11 09:56 PM   #20 
     - Of course - that's what allowed the Nazis to arm themselves.  wtmusic   Jan-30-11 10:06 PM   #29 
        - I was of course referring to the guns the germans took away from the jews.  beevul   Jan-30-11 10:19 PM   #39 
           - And I was referring to what happens when you hand guns to militias  wtmusic   Jan-30-11 10:36 PM   #41 
              - Hindenburg handed Hitler the keys to the armory.  Straw Man   Jan-30-11 11:21 PM   #56 
              - And political and economic conditions like that could never happen again.  wtmusic   Jan-30-11 11:43 PM   #66 
                 - Of course they could.  Straw Man   Jan-30-11 11:52 PM   #69 
                    - My point is that we handled the Depression by increasing restrictions on guns  wtmusic   Jan-30-11 11:55 PM   #71 
              - If that is what happens when you allow militias to accrue arms, what about states?  Callisto32   Jan-31-11 07:14 AM   #105 
     - Sometimes the Jews took them back.  Straw Man   Jan-30-11 10:17 PM   #35 
     - So, taking away guns = bad  WildEyedLiberal   Jan-30-11 10:18 PM   #37 
     - Thats a good question.  beevul   Jan-30-11 10:02 PM   #23 
     - Because everything that happened in Germany disproves the standard NRA arguements.  baldguy   Jan-30-11 10:11 PM   #32 
     - If the Jews had been well armed  Abq_Sarah   Jan-31-11 02:05 AM   #98 
     - The Jews DID have guns  RSillsbee   Jan-30-11 11:53 PM   #70 
     - See there how you completely missed the point?  pipoman   Jan-30-11 09:52 PM   #16 
     - Factually incorrect.  beevul   Jan-31-11 12:27 AM   #82 
        - lol  HankyDubs   Jan-31-11 01:11 AM   #87 
        - Do you have any idea who was in charge of Germany in 1938?  baldguy   Jan-31-11 07:24 AM   #106 
  - You're not the only one who has pointed out that the people of  sabrina 1   Jan-30-11 09:40 PM   #6 
  - we have yet to see what new dictator tunisia will have and who  lawodevolution   Jan-30-11 10:03 PM   #25 
  - You say that as if you have no confidence in the people of Tunisia.  sabrina 1   Jan-30-11 11:29 PM   #60 
  - no...thank you sabrina  HankyDubs   Jan-30-11 11:25 PM   #58 
  - How did going up against the government unarmed  RSillsbee   Jan-30-11 11:56 PM   #72 
     - The same way it would have worked if they had been armed. Only  sabrina 1   Jan-31-11 01:12 AM   #88 
     - Ghandi said it first.  lepus   Jan-31-11 07:28 AM   #109 
     - How did going up against the government unarmed  baldguy   Jan-31-11 06:28 AM   #101 
  - You post this as if you imagine the Egyptian people have actually "won" something...  Khan Descend   Jan-30-11 09:46 PM   #12 
  - the Egyptian people have already won  HankyDubs   Jan-30-11 10:03 PM   #26 
     - Did England have the high ground in America's Revolution?  TPaine7   Jan-30-11 10:09 PM   #30 
        - LOL  HankyDubs   Jan-30-11 11:36 PM   #62 
        - You haven't answered my other question:  TPaine7   Jan-31-11 12:19 AM   #78 
        - i don't understand  HankyDubs   Jan-31-11 01:39 AM   #91 
           - Aren't you maintaining that non-peaceful revolutions are inherently doomed? N/T  TPaine7   Jan-31-11 02:11 AM   #99 
        - LOL indeed  Abq_Sarah   Jan-31-11 12:20 AM   #80 
           - Sure was!  HankyDubs   Jan-31-11 01:40 AM   #92 
              - Uh-huh  Abq_Sarah   Jan-31-11 01:59 AM   #96 
        - Hey now...  beevul   Jan-31-11 12:38 AM   #84 
  - The egyptians did not overthrow their government yet and they  lawodevolution   Jan-30-11 10:00 PM   #21 
  - Please share your source.  TPaine7   Jan-30-11 10:03 PM   #24 
  - my proof is all around you  HankyDubs   Jan-30-11 10:17 PM   #34 
     - This means alot...  beevul   Jan-30-11 10:25 PM   #40 
     - Ok,  TPaine7   Jan-30-11 10:39 PM   #44 
        - can't respond intelligently  HankyDubs   Jan-30-11 11:04 PM   #51 
           - That was TPaine 7  TPaine7   Jan-30-11 11:12 PM   #53 
              - still not answered  HankyDubs   Jan-30-11 11:28 PM   #59 
                 - No. Now you answer a question:  TPaine7   Jan-30-11 11:42 PM   #65 
                    - Yes.  HankyDubs   Jan-30-11 11:59 PM   #73 
                       - Lon, is that you?  Tejas   Jan-31-11 01:57 AM   #95 
  - I'm going to wait and see, but it is important to know who owns the guns after  lawodevolution   Jan-30-11 10:05 PM   #28 
  - Yeah, because coming armed to a meeting is how democracies work.  aquart   Jan-30-11 11:13 PM   #54 
  - That would be bringing a gun to a political fight.  immoderate   Jan-30-11 10:12 PM   #33 
  - If they were adaquately armed it might already be over.  rrneck   Jan-30-11 10:19 PM   #38 
  - You're Right, Of Course...  tucsonlib   Jan-30-11 10:38 PM   #42 
  - you are right, too  HankyDubs   Jan-30-11 11:47 PM   #67 
  - I agree "the people" can not protect themselves from their own government,  ZombieHorde   Jan-30-11 10:39 PM   #43 
  - Some of "the people" control launch codes on nuclear submarines off our coasts.  TPaine7   Jan-30-11 11:07 PM   #52 
     - US soldiers have attacked US citizens before.  ZombieHorde   Jan-30-11 11:17 PM   #55 
     - I totally agree.  TPaine7   Jan-30-11 11:30 PM   #61 
     - keep on reinfocring my point  HankyDubs   Jan-30-11 11:42 PM   #64 
        - Partially. Here's how.  TPaine7   Jan-31-11 12:16 AM   #77 
           - I disagree  HankyDubs   Jan-31-11 12:42 AM   #85 
              - It depends on the cause, and where America's sympathies lay. N/T  TPaine7   Jan-31-11 01:27 AM   #90 
                 - I contend  HankyDubs   Jan-31-11 01:51 AM   #94 
  - Clearly it would be foolish for the protesters to fire on the army.  Straw Man   Jan-30-11 10:41 PM   #45 
  - longarms are illegal in Egypt  Tejas   Jan-30-11 10:41 PM   #46 
  - tejas  HankyDubs   Jan-30-11 11:38 PM   #63 
     - So, your point is that they're defenseless + you're okay with that?  Tejas   Jan-31-11 12:09 AM   #74 
        - they are not defenseless  HankyDubs   Jan-31-11 12:20 AM   #79 
           - You do understand, don't you  Abq_Sarah   Jan-31-11 12:26 AM   #81 
              - yup  HankyDubs   Jan-31-11 01:07 AM   #86 
                 - Your premise has been challenged.  TPaine7   Jan-31-11 01:22 AM   #89 
                 - The law abiding citizens  Abq_Sarah   Jan-31-11 02:03 AM   #97 
  - Their guns have already failed to keep us free. Their paranoid arsenals troubled Bush and Cheney...  villager   Jan-30-11 10:47 PM   #47 
  - That might have been different if Bush had attempted to stay in office.  TPaine7   Jan-31-11 12:35 AM   #83 
     - Most gun owners were perfectly happy with Bush, and would've supported him.  baldguy   Jan-31-11 07:26 AM   #108 
  - This has got to be satire only without the satire n/t  shadowrider   Jan-31-11 06:45 AM   #102 
  - "just close your eyes and think of England."  Callisto32   Jan-31-11 07:00 AM   #104 
  - locking  mopinko   Jan-31-11 08:55 AM   #110 
 

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