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petronius Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-02-11 06:16 PM
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29. Interesting - is it because proving the intent is so difficult?
I would imagine that the pattern is the same at both the state and federal levels, then...
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  -Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn calls Walker's Concealed Carry Bill "reckless and foolish" PeaceNikki  Jun-02-11 05:04 PM   #0 
  - Think they regret endorsing this asshat yet?  Scuba   Jun-02-11 05:07 PM   #1 
  - Yes.  PeaceNikki   Jun-02-11 05:09 PM   #2 
     - redemption is the way. they won't be fooled by this again.  roguevalley   Jun-02-11 05:27 PM   #9 
     - Agreed and when faced with the inner conflict, I do come back to this.  PeaceNikki   Jun-02-11 05:30 PM   #11 
        - agreed. we all should get a second chance. Lovely picture, :)  roguevalley   Jun-02-11 05:38 PM   #15 
           - Thanks, yours, too!  PeaceNikki   Jun-02-11 05:39 PM   #17 
     - Well, the Repubes usually act in a slower and more deceitful manner  krispos42   Jun-02-11 11:26 PM   #46 
     - my understanding is that none of these people ran on or mentioned it  gejohnston   Jun-03-11 12:05 AM   #47 
  - Here they come...  Kingofalldems   Jun-02-11 05:10 PM   #3 
  - What a strangely written article...  Cid_B   Jun-02-11 05:20 PM   #4 
  - Likely. The shootout has been all over.  PeaceNikki   Jun-02-11 05:22 PM   #5 
  - Yeah..  Cid_B   Jun-02-11 05:26 PM   #7 
     - The two are not mutually exclusive.  PeaceNikki   Jun-02-11 05:28 PM   #10 
        - The overlap is so rare as to be statistically meaningless. n/t  PavePusher   Jun-02-11 05:50 PM   #18 
        - Uh, yeah, they are.  cleanhippie   Jun-02-11 07:39 PM   #42 
  - Poorly written at best  ProgressiveProfessor   Jun-02-11 05:24 PM   #6 
  - Other police chiefs have said they have no problem with it which is not surprising  ProgressiveProfessor   Jun-02-11 05:27 PM   #8 
  - With the Wisconsin Bill?  PeaceNikki   Jun-02-11 05:32 PM   #12 
     - Your article says nothing about "most"...  eqfan592   Jun-02-11 05:50 PM   #19 
        - Many support concealed carry, but not this bill. Get your Google on and find more than 2 that do.  PeaceNikki   Jun-02-11 05:53 PM   #20 
        - To be frank...  eqfan592   Jun-02-11 06:04 PM   #23 
           - lol  PeaceNikki   Jun-02-11 06:06 PM   #24 
              - I am serious...  eqfan592   Jun-02-11 07:19 PM   #36 
                 - Surely you can't be serious.  discntnt_irny_srcsm   Jun-02-11 08:13 PM   #43 
        - You touch upon an interesting point  Euromutt   Jun-03-11 06:12 PM   #54 
  - Way to go Chief. Would you be interested in running for Governor next time?  ladjf   Jun-02-11 05:34 PM   #13 
  - The Chief clearly lacks an understanding of the bills in question...  eqfan592   Jun-02-11 05:56 PM   #21 
  - "Flynn is also requesting a provision... ...that would make straw purchases illegal."  slackmaster   Jun-02-11 05:36 PM   #14 
  - Here's more on that  PeaceNikki   Jun-02-11 05:38 PM   #16 
     - Is it common that people are only charged by the state for straw purchases?  petronius   Jun-02-11 05:58 PM   #22 
     - Prosecutions for straw purchases are about as rare as hens' teeth  slackmaster   Jun-02-11 06:10 PM   #26 
     - Interesting - is it because proving the intent is so difficult?  petronius   Jun-02-11 06:16 PM   #29 
     - "Are you the actual purchaser of the firearm(s)?"  slackmaster   Jun-02-11 06:52 PM   #33 
        - Or just claim to have not liked it as much as you thought you would... n/t  PavePusher   Jun-03-11 12:10 AM   #48 
     - Obviously that needs to change ...  spin   Jun-02-11 07:07 PM   #34 
     - Only a handful per year tried in Federal Court  PeaceNikki   Jun-02-11 06:11 PM   #27 
        - Unfortunate. Is there a reason to think state prosecutors would be more inclined  petronius   Jun-02-11 06:18 PM   #30 
           - I don't know, really. That is a question that crossed my mind, too.  PeaceNikki   Jun-02-11 06:20 PM   #31 
     - so why not just send them to federal court?  gejohnston   Jun-02-11 06:08 PM   #25 
        - Here:  PeaceNikki   Jun-02-11 06:15 PM   #28 
        - I know, get that but is  gejohnston   Jun-02-11 06:43 PM   #32 
        - US Attorney has a lot of discretion  one-eyed fat man   Jun-03-11 08:32 AM   #52 
  - Stupid GOP/NRA gun laws have gone too far - the backlash cometh  jpak   Jun-02-11 07:09 PM   #35 
  - Yes, the backlash in the form...  eqfan592   Jun-02-11 07:21 PM   #37 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-02-11 07:23 PM   #39 
  - Shouldn't you be preparing your daily Google-dump, rather than nattering  petronius   Jun-02-11 07:24 PM   #40 
  - This *IS* the backlash. Doyle twice vetoed CCW proposals with strict licensure requirements. n/t  benEzra   Jun-02-11 07:29 PM   #41 
  - Nope, so can you and Shares get one of those Tavors from Canada?  gejohnston   Jun-02-11 08:25 PM   #44 
  - You keep posting this idiotic tripe and you just might believe it.  rl6214   Jun-02-11 11:18 PM   #45 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-02-11 07:22 PM   #38 
  - So?  TPaine7   Jun-03-11 01:57 AM   #49 
  - The governor of Wisconsin authored this bill?  Tejas   Jun-03-11 05:46 AM   #50 
  - I don't think he did but it gets everybody riled up easier  DonP   Jun-03-11 07:18 AM   #51 
  - Is this the bill being discussed?  ManiacJoe   Jun-03-11 02:27 PM   #53 

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