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5. The raffle in our area is for a 1911 this time. I'm keeping my fingers crossed.
Edited on Fri Sep-02-11 09:37 AM by ileus
NRA not goopers...

My supervisors wife won the last one really nice target MKII Ruger.

One of these days it'll be my lucky day....maybe this time around.
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  -GOP's (moran) Gun Raffle In Giffords' District Sparks Hot Debate jpak  Sep-02-11 09:13 AM   #0 
  - not sure anything could be more blatantly obscene  DrDan   Sep-02-11 09:15 AM   #1 
  - Asking this question sincerely....  We_Have_A_Problem   Sep-02-11 09:35 AM   #3 
  - you don't find it obscene that the same type weapon used to kill 6 and wound 13 is  DrDan   Sep-02-11 09:44 AM   #8 
     - Nope.  We_Have_A_Problem   Sep-02-11 09:54 AM   #9 
     - not worked up - I just recognize it for what it is - an obscene gesture  DrDan   Sep-02-11 10:57 AM   #17 
     - maybe so if he was including a couple of promag 33's...  ileus   Sep-02-11 11:11 AM   #22 
     - Still don't see it.  We_Have_A_Problem   Sep-02-11 11:33 AM   #28 
     - Really? You don't see it? Well, we sure DO have a problem.  MADem   Sep-02-11 12:50 PM   #42 
        - What is so insensitive?  We_Have_A_Problem   Sep-02-11 01:50 PM   #47 
           - Yes, I would. The fact that you had to stretch and edit your post, and still  MADem   Sep-02-11 04:34 PM   #65 
              - The anaolgy is spot on.  We_Have_A_Problem   Sep-02-11 04:42 PM   #70 
                 - It's a spot-on FAIL on your part.  MADem   Sep-02-11 04:51 PM   #76 
                    - I see the concept of "analogy" is lost on you.  We_Have_A_Problem   Sep-02-11 04:54 PM   #79 
                       - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-02-11 05:01 PM   #81 
                          - I do believe...  We_Have_A_Problem   Sep-02-11 05:05 PM   #82 
                             - The analogy is a loser because it proves my point, not yours.  MADem   Sep-02-11 05:10 PM   #84 
     - Same brand, not the same type  rl6214   Sep-02-11 05:50 PM   #94 
     - He asked you a question , a very specific one  RSillsbee   Sep-02-11 06:34 PM   #102 
  - What does the behavior of a criminal  Francis Marion   Sep-02-11 09:55 AM   #10 
     - thank you  DrDan   Sep-02-11 10:58 AM   #18 
        - Not really....  We_Have_A_Problem   Sep-02-11 11:34 AM   #29 
  - DELIBERATELY offensive. But that's what they are. nt  MADem   Sep-02-11 09:17 AM   #2 
  - i truly believe they picked Glock on purpose.  pansypoo53219   Sep-02-11 10:28 AM   #13 
     - Yeah they probably did  We_Have_A_Problem   Sep-02-11 10:32 AM   #14 
     - of course they did - this is no coincidence  DrDan   Sep-02-11 10:58 AM   #19 
     - Concur. nt  MADem   Sep-02-11 12:48 PM   #41 
     - Not exactly  burf   Sep-02-11 08:24 PM   #118 
     - Funny how the FULL STORY....  PavePusher   Sep-03-11 04:57 PM   #132 
     - If that was really their intent...  Atypical Liberal   Sep-03-11 06:32 PM   #142 
  - gun insanity  ensho   Sep-02-11 09:36 AM   #4 
  - I agree....  We_Have_A_Problem   Sep-02-11 09:37 AM   #6 
     - looked at a 23 yesterday with a 357 and 9mm barrels...  ileus   Sep-02-11 09:42 AM   #7 
  - The raffle in our area is for a 1911 this time. I'm keeping my fingers crossed.  ileus   Sep-02-11 09:36 AM   #5 
  - I won a RRA LRA-15, in M4-gery configuration, two years ago.  PavePusher   Sep-02-11 10:17 AM   #11 
     - Now that is a true win....congrats.  ileus   Sep-02-11 11:02 AM   #20 
     - Don't even need a new upper, just a new bolt  X_Digger   Sep-02-11 11:07 AM   #21 
        - I bought one of the elcheapo PA reddots a couple of years ago.  ileus   Sep-02-11 11:15 AM   #23 
        - I put a $30 BSA red dot on my Loving Wifes HP995 carbine, she loves it! n/t  oneshooter   Sep-02-11 05:29 PM   #87 
           - Red dot?  RSillsbee   Sep-02-11 06:39 PM   #105 
              - She said that it a great help in hitting  oneshooter   Sep-02-11 07:22 PM   #111 
                 - Isn't that why evil toters  RSillsbee   Sep-02-11 07:29 PM   #112 
                    - Must get a lot of practice at 600 to 1000yds. That 9mm drops a lot. n/t  oneshooter   Sep-02-11 08:20 PM   #117 
        - Oops, my bad. I'll get 'em up this weekend.  PavePusher   Sep-02-11 03:36 PM   #49 
        - I saw DPM's for 645 at two different shops today...AR's prices have leveled off.  ileus   Sep-02-11 04:16 PM   #56 
        - I've got this conversion, love it...  rl6214   Sep-02-11 06:01 PM   #95 
  - Disaster Capitalism at its finest. nt  rrneck   Sep-02-11 10:22 AM   #12 
  - This is a horrible raffle. I don't like Glocks.  DissedByBush   Sep-02-11 10:53 AM   #15 
  - I'm with ya there...  We_Have_A_Problem   Sep-02-11 10:56 AM   #16 
  - Ummmmmm... sig ...... kimberrrrrrr  ileus   Sep-02-11 11:17 AM   #24 
     - I'd trade it in  DissedByBush   Sep-02-11 11:26 AM   #26 
        - Same here. I got the Springfield XDm because I didn't like the Glock  Common Sense Party   Sep-02-11 12:15 PM   #37 
           - I bought an M&P compact because feel in my hand. FWIW  ileus   Sep-02-11 04:17 PM   #58 
           - Thats why I carry a SIG. Just feels right. n/t  oneshooter   Sep-02-11 05:30 PM   #88 
           - I did the same...  rl6214   Sep-02-11 06:03 PM   #96 
  - For those who can't see the full on idiocy and impropriety  flamin lib   Sep-02-11 11:19 AM   #25 
  - Circumstances rule  DissedByBush   Sep-02-11 11:29 AM   #27 
  - Say three Hail Glocks as penance and your sight will be restored . . .nt  flamin lib   Sep-02-11 11:44 AM   #32 
  - Raffling a ladder would be obvious, since I doubt any political group has raffled a 6' ladder  petronius   Sep-02-11 12:14 PM   #36 
  - I think it's tacky.  Common Sense Party   Sep-02-11 12:17 PM   #38 
  - To some...  We_Have_A_Problem   Sep-02-11 12:20 PM   #40 
     - Oh, horseshit. Why would "pro-murican" GOP-ers raffle an AUSTRIAN weapon, except to  MADem   Sep-02-11 12:53 PM   #43 
        - A majority of cops carry glocks..  X_Digger   Sep-02-11 01:13 PM   #45 
        - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Sep-02-11 03:55 PM   #51 
        - Doesn't matter that it is Austrian  We_Have_A_Problem   Sep-02-11 01:40 PM   #46 
        - Yes, it does matter. If the President wore a tie made in France, he'd get his ass handed to him.  MADem   Sep-02-11 03:56 PM   #52 
           - The President...  We_Have_A_Problem   Sep-02-11 04:14 PM   #55 
           - Oh bull. The rules for the GOP are different than the rules for the Dems.  MADem   Sep-02-11 04:23 PM   #59 
              - And some of us (maybe even you) would be calling the Limbaugh/Faux poutrage for what it is  petronius   Sep-02-11 04:30 PM   #62 
              - You're wrong. Totally wrong. You certainly missed the target, as it were.  MADem   Sep-02-11 04:38 PM   #68 
                 - I fail to see...  We_Have_A_Problem   Sep-02-11 04:44 PM   #72 
                 - Yes, you deliberately "fail to see" because you are consciously obtuse.  MADem   Sep-02-11 04:49 PM   #74 
                    - It has been pointed out many times here, it is NOT the same  rl6214   Sep-02-11 06:08 PM   #97 
                    - They ARE the same brand--GLOCK. Not the same MODEL.  MADem   Sep-02-11 06:34 PM   #101 
                       - Talk about clue  rl6214   Sep-03-11 05:09 PM   #138 
                    - Please see #118 n/t  burf   Sep-02-11 08:30 PM   #121 
                       - The Pima County guy has since expressed regret for the decision.  MADem   Sep-02-11 09:39 PM   #125 
                          - Lots of guns get raffled off across the nation every year.  PavePusher   Sep-03-11 05:03 PM   #135 
                 - There's no valid reason to conclude that anyone gleefully took advantage of or made fun  petronius   Sep-02-11 04:54 PM   #78 
                    - Yes there is. And anyone who cannot see it has issues of their own.  MADem   Sep-02-11 05:06 PM   #83 
                       - You misunderstand - I think YOU are funny. I don't find the raffle to be  petronius   Sep-02-11 05:14 PM   #85 
                          - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-02-11 05:19 PM   #86 
                             - Missed the mark? Dude, your frothing posts flitting from complaint to complaint  petronius   Sep-02-11 05:35 PM   #89 
                                - You are on the wrong side of this argument. The only people who agree with you  MADem   Sep-02-11 05:45 PM   #92 
                                   - Reports about poutrage don't make it any less poutrage  petronius   Sep-02-11 05:49 PM   #93 
                                      - Well, that's bullshit--nice try, though.  MADem   Sep-02-11 06:37 PM   #104 
                                         - Now you're just repeating yourself  petronius   Sep-02-11 06:46 PM   #107 
                                         - Why is GOP leadership in AZ saying this was a shitty idea?  MADem   Sep-02-11 07:00 PM   #109 
                                         - Aww, are you gonna get all (p)outraged about smileys now?  petronius   Sep-02-11 07:18 PM   #110 
                                         - The use of the term "poutrage" in the context of this argument  MADem   Sep-02-11 07:51 PM   #115 
                                         - It was a common raffle of a common item, nothing more or less  petronius   Sep-02-11 08:25 PM   #120 
                                         - You are one of a tiny minority who feels that way.  MADem   Sep-02-11 09:25 PM   #124 
                                         - See post #118.  PavePusher   Sep-03-11 04:59 PM   #133 
              - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Sep-02-11 04:37 PM   #66 
           - Glock is thought of as the Toyota of the firearm world...accepted as basically American.  ileus   Sep-02-11 04:33 PM   #64 
              - I always considered it...  We_Have_A_Problem   Sep-02-11 04:38 PM   #67 
                 - Too cheap to put up a G30 I suppose...  ileus   Sep-02-11 04:52 PM   #77 
                    - hehehe  We_Have_A_Problem   Sep-02-11 04:57 PM   #80 
        - And you have dodged the question.  PavePusher   Sep-02-11 03:40 PM   #50 
        - What's the "actual question" pal--I didn't see one in the sub-thread. NT  MADem   Sep-02-11 03:57 PM   #53 
           - Post #38.  We_Have_A_Problem   Sep-02-11 04:16 PM   #57 
              - Why don't YOU try to pay attention--that question was not directed at ME.  MADem   Sep-02-11 04:26 PM   #61 
                 - It was the point of the sub-thread, which you have attempted to derail.  PavePusher   Sep-03-11 05:05 PM   #136 
        - Partly because it was sitting around for a year  gejohnston   Sep-03-11 05:45 PM   #140 
  - The ladder doesn't work. It's more like if some crazy bastard hit her with an axe, and the GOP  MADem   Sep-02-11 04:30 PM   #63 
     - Ding, ding, ding  rl6214   Sep-02-11 06:11 PM   #98 
        - You can't possibly be that much of a dullard!!!!!! I refuse to believe it!!!!!  MADem   Sep-02-11 06:45 PM   #106 
           - As has been said repeatedly, not the same model. n/t  PavePusher   Sep-03-11 05:07 PM   #137 
           - You sure are reading an awefull lot into WHAT I DIDN'T SAY  rl6214   Sep-03-11 05:15 PM   #139 
  - For I believe the 2nd time, I actually agree with Jpak.  Glassunion   Sep-02-11 11:38 AM   #30 
  - As I said elsewhere, not even an AMERICAN WEAPON.  MADem   Sep-02-11 12:56 PM   #44 
     - A better choice would be  gejohnston   Sep-02-11 04:08 PM   #54 
        - Yes.  MADem   Sep-02-11 05:40 PM   #91 
           - The Dems should do the Colt  gejohnston   Sep-02-11 09:00 PM   #123 
              - I think they'd be better off with an iPad at this stage.  MADem   Sep-02-11 09:42 PM   #126 
                 - may have a point  gejohnston   Sep-02-11 10:26 PM   #128 
                    - The people who are complaining are pro-gun. They're 2nd Amendment champions.  MADem   Sep-02-11 10:51 PM   #131 
  - The Glock 23 is a 9mm, not a .40-caliber. The story is in error.  krispos42   Sep-02-11 11:39 AM   #31 
  - Wait... What?  Glassunion   Sep-02-11 11:56 AM   #33 
     - Oh, shit, you're right.  krispos42   Sep-02-11 11:58 AM   #34 
     - I have to admit that the answer to the question was really close to me.  Glassunion   Sep-02-11 12:02 PM   #35 
        - *snort*  krispos42   Sep-02-11 10:44 PM   #130 
     - Question: Why does Glock have to be so damned confusing with  Common Sense Party   Sep-02-11 12:18 PM   #39 
        - If I'm not mistaken the model number coincide with their patent numbers.  Glassunion   Sep-02-11 05:36 PM   #90 
  - If they raffled off any kind of gun the antis would still be complaining. N/T  GreenStormCloud   Sep-02-11 01:51 PM   #48 
  - Not necessarily.  MADem   Sep-02-11 06:12 PM   #99 
  - Pull the other finger...  ProgressiveProfessor   Sep-02-11 06:35 PM   #103 
  - Your failure is assuming that everyone objecting to this is anti-2nd Amendment.  MADem   Sep-02-11 06:52 PM   #108 
     - Your failure is is trying to rationalize nonsense while ignoring the very post you replied to  ProgressiveProfessor   Sep-02-11 07:31 PM   #113 
        - I'm simply referencing what the GOP chair in TUCSON was saying.  MADem   Sep-02-11 07:59 PM   #116 
  - I remember a truck dealership that was giving away AK-47 (civilian version)  GreenStormCloud   Sep-02-11 08:24 PM   #119 
     - I invite your attention to the many links on the topic I have posted throughout this thread.  MADem   Sep-02-11 10:20 PM   #127 
     - Self-delete. n/t  PavePusher   Sep-04-11 01:18 PM   #143 
     - true but  gejohnston   Sep-02-11 10:32 PM   #129 
  - And You'd Still Be Siding With The Fucking Republicans. (n/t)  Paladin   Sep-02-11 08:36 PM   #122 
     - Be siding with them  gejohnston   Sep-03-11 06:23 PM   #141 
  - Why not a Ruger? Aren't they from AZ?  Glassunion   Sep-02-11 04:24 PM   #60 
  - This is also the place where Jose Guerena was executed  NOMOREDRUGWAR   Sep-02-11 04:40 PM   #69 
  - Yep and...  We_Have_A_Problem   Sep-02-11 04:45 PM   #73 
     - Yep, Jose Guerena was killed by the idiots in Pima County.  NOMOREDRUGWAR   Sep-02-11 04:49 PM   #75 
  - unrec for driveby news reporting and normal shtick  rl6214   Sep-02-11 04:43 PM   #71 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-02-11 06:33 PM   #100 
  - I believe the outrage we are seeing is not factually based  ProgressiveProfessor   Sep-02-11 07:34 PM   #114 
     - Also post #118, if you haven't seen it yet.... n/t  PavePusher   Sep-03-11 05:01 PM   #134 
 

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