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SteveM Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-04-11 02:32 PM
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47. Funny, "da thug" ain't comin' my way.
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  -1.25 million gun background checks done in September. On target for 15.6 million in 2011!! Logical  Oct-03-11 03:58 PM   #0 
  - Yea! More people with guns  liberal N proud   Oct-03-11 04:02 PM   #1 
  - Typical, no facts or analysis or details. Just a off the wall comment. Please tell me that the....  Logical   Oct-03-11 04:04 PM   #3 
  - you're a weapon of mass projection!  mikeysnot   Oct-03-11 04:17 PM   #6 
     - They are dropping. So it means more guns DO NOT equal more crime. But not sure yet if....  Logical   Oct-03-11 04:20 PM   #8 
     - and the Earth is NOT flat!!!  iverglas   Oct-03-11 06:12 PM   #22 
     - The facts are right here. Crime is dropping and has been for years ...  spin   Oct-03-11 05:01 PM   #14 
     - On projection...  SteveM   Oct-04-11 02:08 PM   #42 
     - These facts are widely available, but you have to pull your head out of the sand to see them.  cleanhippie   Oct-05-11 11:31 AM   #94 
        - I'm not sure his head is in sand. Could be in a brown organic fertilizer exit. n/t  oneshooter   Oct-05-11 04:02 PM   #98 
  - On "toot'n:" You mean snorting coke, or breaking wind? nt  SteveM   Oct-04-11 02:16 PM   #44 
  - incoherent nonsense.  cleanhippie   Oct-05-11 11:29 AM   #93 
  - My tiger-repelling amulet is working perfectly  maxsolomon   Oct-03-11 04:04 PM   #2 
  - Not quite decades. Recall the ugly gun ban of 1994. Some sought to renew it in 2004.  Kennah   Oct-04-11 01:40 AM   #29 
     - i don't recall the "ban" as "ugly"  maxsolomon   Oct-04-11 11:53 AM   #40 
        - "Who stokes that [paranoid] fire?" Pelosi, Holder, Obama...  SteveM   Oct-04-11 02:15 PM   #43 
        - Not LaPierre? Not Hate radio?  maxsolomon   Oct-04-11 03:51 PM   #52 
           - It was in the party platform, candidate obama's website, change.gov..  X_Digger   Oct-04-11 10:05 PM   #77 
           - You give LaPierre and Hate Radio an opening and they will fill it...  SteveM   Oct-05-11 04:26 PM   #100 
        - The name "Ugly Gun Ban" is commonly used by those who support RKBA ...  spin   Oct-04-11 03:37 PM   #50 
           - Bingo! It's about the most rational conclusion one can draw.  Kennah   Oct-05-11 02:13 AM   #82 
  - what is your point?  iverglas   Oct-03-11 04:07 PM   #4 
  - Its a contest  liberal N proud   Oct-03-11 04:11 PM   #5 
  - not really  gejohnston   Oct-03-11 04:22 PM   #9 
  - You should sell that straw in the Southwest; prices are sky-high...  SteveM   Oct-04-11 02:23 PM   #45 
  - if you don't like the guesses, try answering the question yourself  iverglas   Oct-05-11 09:33 AM   #89 
     - See my #100 above. Want to decrease gun sales? Quit talking gun-control. nt  SteveM   Oct-05-11 04:32 PM   #101 
        - see my post 4 and try again  iverglas   Oct-05-11 05:33 PM   #104 
  - Often insulting terms for either gun owners or people who favor making all firearms illegal ...  spin   Oct-04-11 03:45 PM   #51 
  - The point is to tell the anti-gun (pro-gun control) group that they....  Logical   Oct-03-11 04:18 PM   #7 
  - That your horse is dead?  Tejas   Oct-04-11 06:04 AM   #33 
  - You single issue folks will be the death of us. nt  valerief   Oct-03-11 04:27 PM   #10 
  - Or maybe we can update the party platform and remove this bullshit,  AtheistCrusader   Oct-04-11 12:35 AM   #28 
  - Well, either ban us or get gun-control out of the Party Platform. nt  SteveM   Oct-04-11 02:27 PM   #46 
  - I know a good number of gun owners who would vote for Democrats ...  spin   Oct-04-11 03:54 PM   #53 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-03-11 04:50 PM   #11 
  - I am pro-gun and hate the NRA. Nice try.  Logical   Oct-03-11 04:53 PM   #12 
  - just since the Cincinnatti revolt or  gejohnston   Oct-03-11 05:19 PM   #17 
  - the biggest problem with your side is  gejohnston   Oct-03-11 05:12 PM   #15 
  - You mean if the gun owning Democrats who post the facts and statistics ...  spin   Oct-03-11 05:49 PM   #19 
  - If the murder and crime rate is falling why the need for more guns?  rfranklin   Oct-03-11 04:59 PM   #13 
  - no  gejohnston   Oct-03-11 05:17 PM   #16 
  - because *the sky* is falling!  iverglas   Oct-03-11 06:09 PM   #20 
  - The US has never  gejohnston   Oct-03-11 08:00 PM   #24 
  - In NYC, pre Sullivan Law, that's about as unrestricted handgun possession as one can get  Kennah   Oct-04-11 01:42 AM   #30 
     - true, but  gejohnston   Oct-04-11 09:09 AM   #37 
        - A lot of the bans didn't apply to "good, white Christian people"  Kennah   Oct-05-11 02:14 AM   #83 
           - that is also true, just like  gejohnston   Oct-05-11 12:11 PM   #97 
  - Funny, "da thug" ain't comin' my way.  SteveM   Oct-04-11 02:32 PM   #47 
  - I think that a lot of people are discovering how much fun shooting is ...  spin   Oct-03-11 07:26 PM   #23 
  - Yeah, SASS has made my Stevens 311-D a collector's item. Sheesh. nt  SteveM   Oct-04-11 02:34 PM   #48 
  - Because guns are fun?  hack89   Oct-04-11 07:14 AM   #34 
  - To get the rate to ZERO maybe?  Tejas   Oct-04-11 07:36 PM   #68 
  - 1.25 million not bad....it's a good start.  ileus   Oct-03-11 05:42 PM   #18 
  - and what is the end?  iverglas   Oct-03-11 06:10 PM   #21 
     - taking the issue away from the right wing  gejohnston   Oct-03-11 08:03 PM   #25 
     - well, since you have not the slightest idea who bought these guns  iverglas   Oct-04-11 09:07 AM   #36 
        - "exceedingly unsharp" that would describe you statements well!  Spoonman   Oct-04-11 01:53 PM   #41 
        - how do we know that?  gejohnston   Oct-04-11 03:33 PM   #49 
           - lordy lordy lordy  iverglas   Oct-04-11 04:52 PM   #55 
              - for one thing  gejohnston   Oct-04-11 05:21 PM   #58 
                 - the energizer bunny  iverglas   Oct-04-11 06:21 PM   #61 
                    - very simple  gejohnston   Oct-04-11 06:56 PM   #64 
     - There doesn't have to be and end, the goal is for everyone to have what they want.  ileus   Oct-03-11 08:27 PM   #26 
     - Being pro-choice *is* rather cool, isn't it? n/t  Abin Sur   Oct-03-11 10:02 PM   #27 
     - you're the one who said "it's a good start"  iverglas   Oct-04-11 09:04 AM   #35 
        - cheese  ileus   Oct-04-11 09:10 AM   #38 
     - News like this will prevent a foreign country, Canada for example, from invading the US.  Tejas   Oct-04-11 07:33 PM   #67 
        - That was a long time ago ...  spin   Oct-04-11 08:15 PM   #71 
           - "Couple that with the fact ..."  iverglas   Oct-04-11 08:30 PM   #73 
              - I don't really spend any time worrying about an invasion from Mars ...  spin   Oct-04-11 10:48 PM   #81 
                 - AC-130 > Martians  Tejas   Oct-05-11 06:01 AM   #84 
  - in many if not most states you can buy guns without any paperwork  reggie the dog   Oct-04-11 02:12 AM   #31 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-04-11 06:00 AM   #32 
  - Some posters here will quote a survey that says that fewer people own firearms ...  spin   Oct-04-11 11:38 AM   #39 
  - you missed a bit  iverglas   Oct-04-11 05:17 PM   #57 
     - Project much?  gejohnston   Oct-04-11 05:29 PM   #59 
     - how about you think again?  iverglas   Oct-04-11 06:19 PM   #60 
        - you prove my point  gejohnston   Oct-04-11 06:46 PM   #62 
           - for the gods' sake  iverglas   Oct-04-11 06:53 PM   #63 
           - such lies  gejohnston   Oct-04-11 08:06 PM   #69 
           - Well said...  ileus   Oct-05-11 09:40 AM   #90 
     - I don't see any real value in requiring everybody who wants to own a firearms to get a permit ...  spin   Oct-04-11 07:27 PM   #66 
        - but nobody was asking how you feel  iverglas   Oct-04-11 08:15 PM   #70 
           - nor you.  Tejas   Oct-04-11 09:22 PM   #75 
           - words, words words  iverglas   Oct-04-11 09:39 PM   #76 
              - Parroting what Reagan might've said about the Black Panthers?  Tejas   Oct-05-11 06:05 AM   #85 
                 - pretending that modern gun militancy is not the brainchild of the racist right wing?  iverglas   Oct-05-11 08:03 AM   #86 
                    - Phew! Relieved to learn no liberal Democrats voted for the '68 GCA. nt  SteveM   Oct-05-11 04:50 PM   #102 
           - 50 years ago was 1961 andJFK was alive...  spin   Oct-04-11 10:13 PM   #78 
              - did JFK ever meet the *NRA-ILA*?  iverglas   Oct-05-11 08:11 AM   #87 
                 - Nor an I overly concerned about the gun laws in Canada ...  spin   Oct-05-11 10:59 AM   #92 
                 - "We don't give a damn how you did it up North"  MicaelS   Oct-05-11 11:41 AM   #95 
                    - did you imagine that this was not perfectly clear since forever?  iverglas   Oct-05-11 11:48 AM   #96 
                    - Awww, not being treated with what you regard as your due importance?  friendly_iconoclast   Oct-05-11 11:05 PM   #106 
                       - Brought to mind a half-remembered quote from Shaw's "Caesar and Cleopatra"  friendly_iconoclast   Oct-06-11 12:01 AM   #107 
                       - it does indeed!  iverglas   Oct-06-11 08:48 AM   #109 
                          - I think what exercises you Commonwealth types the most...  friendly_iconoclast   Oct-06-11 11:07 AM   #110 
                             - ... could be that you don't have a fucking clue what the Commonwealth is  iverglas   Oct-11-11 03:21 PM   #114 
                                - Just keep telling yourself that, if it makes you feel better.  friendly_iconoclast   Oct-11-11 10:45 PM   #115 
                       - so here's what was said to me, to which I responded:  iverglas   Oct-06-11 08:34 AM   #108 
                    - Micael, you are violating an unspoken double standard for Canadian-US discussions  friendly_iconoclast   Oct-06-11 11:17 AM   #111 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Oct-04-11 05:00 PM   #56 
  - The OP is right . . . gun control is a total loser for us. We need jobs.  mistertrickster   Oct-04-11 03:54 PM   #54 
  - Sadly, some here would not lose a wink of sleep if  Tejas   Oct-04-11 07:19 PM   #65 
  - you got it  iverglas   Oct-04-11 08:21 PM   #72 
  - Imagine the cost to the economy if only criminals owned firearms ...  spin   Oct-04-11 10:29 PM   #79 
     - ... which they acquired by clicking their heels together three times  iverglas   Oct-05-11 08:13 AM   #88 
     - It would be like livin in Canada! n/t  oneshooter   Oct-05-11 04:04 PM   #99 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-05-11 05:35 PM   #105 
  - The only thing worse would be nuclear war IMHO.  ileus   Oct-04-11 08:37 PM   #74 
     - Nuclear war is unlikely ...  spin   Oct-04-11 10:35 PM   #80 
        - I would wager on the probability of a sudden and abrupt halt  Katya Mullethov   Oct-05-11 10:13 AM   #91 
  - Did you have an opportunity to see Ken Burns' "Prohibition" on PBS?  SteveM   Oct-05-11 04:57 PM   #103 
     - yup, I saw it . . . good points. nt  mistertrickster   Oct-06-11 03:25 PM   #112 
        - I found if one were to leave a blank________________ for the thing or  SteveM   Oct-07-11 01:12 PM   #113 
  - I did my part last night to help bring October's  burf   Oct-12-11 03:16 PM   #116 
 

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