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65. You're telepathic?
Edited on Fri Oct-28-11 12:05 PM by PavePusher
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  -Open carry at Occupy Atlanta protest gets it shut down. Atypical Liberal  Oct-28-11 10:45 AM   #0 
  - recommend  xchrom   Oct-28-11 10:48 AM   #1 
  - Teabagger?  Turbineguy   Oct-28-11 10:49 AM   #2 
  - Almost certainly  Atypical Liberal   Oct-28-11 10:53 AM   #5 
  - Yes he was - an unemployed accountant that "didn't support" the Occupy movement  jpak   Oct-28-11 11:22 AM   #32 
     - You don't understand what you read, do you?  rl6214   Oct-28-11 11:36 AM   #52 
     - Agent provocateur for "progressives." Play to "Puppet on a String"...  SteveM   Oct-28-11 01:19 PM   #93 
  - 5-4-3-2-1  TheCowsCameHome   Oct-28-11 10:49 AM   #3 
  - K&R !!! n/t  RKP5637   Oct-28-11 10:50 AM   #4 
  - ugh  YllwFvr   Oct-28-11 10:55 AM   #6 
  - Then you don't really support open carry  wtmusic   Oct-28-11 11:02 AM   #11 
     - Hogwash.  MedicalAdmin   Oct-28-11 11:23 AM   #33 
     - You're confused.  wtmusic   Oct-28-11 11:37 AM   #54 
        - No I'm not claiming that.  MedicalAdmin   Oct-28-11 07:17 PM   #152 
     - i oc regularly  YllwFvr   Oct-28-11 11:34 AM   #48 
     - You support OC if someone exercises their right in a certain way  wtmusic   Oct-28-11 11:40 AM   #56 
     - I think the argument is more that  rbixby   Oct-28-11 12:27 PM   #81 
  - Wow! I don't remember Tea Party rallies getting shut down because someone was carrying a rifle!  KansDem   Oct-28-11 10:55 AM   #7 
  - Good point  rl6214   Oct-28-11 11:01 AM   #9 
  - Exactly. It wasn't a reason, it was an excuse.  MNBrewer   Oct-28-11 11:09 AM   #17 
  - It tells me that you shouldn't give him an excuse. n/t  Atypical Liberal   Oct-28-11 12:21 PM   #75 
  - Well, maybe like your second or third photo.  Straw Man   Oct-28-11 11:05 AM   #14 
  - I see your point  KansDem   Oct-28-11 11:25 AM   #36 
     - The Right Wing knows how to play most any "liberal" politician, now...  SteveM   Oct-28-11 01:28 PM   #96 
  - Did the baggers have an event in Atlanta with guns?  Donnachaidh   Oct-28-11 11:10 AM   #20 
  - Try getting in without one.  Starboard Tack   Oct-28-11 11:17 AM   # 
  - The mayor was shutting down a "liberal" demo, not a "conservative" one...  SteveM   Oct-28-11 01:24 PM   #94 
  - Very astute observation. I think the Atlanta PD was looking for an excuse to shut down Occupy.  slackmaster   Oct-28-11 03:27 PM   #131 
  - signal to other teabaggers of the effectiveness of this well-poisoning exercise  yodermon   Oct-28-11 10:58 AM   #8 
  - Esp. in cities/locales governed by Stimulus/Response "liberal" pols.  SteveM   Oct-28-11 01:29 PM   #97 
  - ".It was an unnecessary escalation"  DesMoinesDem   Oct-28-11 11:01 AM   #10 
  - The purpose of carrying the rifle was intimidation. Intimidation is a crime.  wtmusic   Oct-28-11 11:09 AM   #18 
  - Really?  We_Have_A_Problem   Oct-28-11 11:13 AM   #22 
  - Read my post. It doesn't have to be used. nt  wtmusic   Oct-28-11 11:14 AM   #23 
  - Legally, to be considered brandishing or intimidating...  We_Have_A_Problem   Oct-28-11 11:16 AM   #25 
  - And you have no idea whether it was or wasn't.  wtmusic   Oct-28-11 11:19 AM   #27 
     - I read the OP...  We_Have_A_Problem   Oct-28-11 11:26 AM   #38 
     - Was he arrested? What was the charge? Still waiting. nt  SteveM   Oct-28-11 01:39 PM   #101 
     - But you do?  beevul   Oct-28-11 06:29 PM   #146 
  - Was the man with the gun arrested? We'll wait. nt  SteveM   Oct-28-11 01:38 PM   #100 
  - Yes, I know exactly why he carried it.  Atypical Liberal   Oct-28-11 12:26 PM   #80 
  - Good enough reason right there.  We_Have_A_Problem   Oct-28-11 12:36 PM   #85 
  - THE CARRIER EXPRESSLY SAID WHY HE WAS CARRYING HIS RIFLE  Atypical Liberal   Oct-28-11 12:32 PM   #82 
     - Perhaps it was  We_Have_A_Problem   Oct-28-11 12:38 PM   #87 
     - He needlessly co-opted and damaged the Occupy Atlanta effort.  Atypical Liberal   Oct-28-11 01:28 PM   #95 
     - Your interpretation is not the only one  Oneka   Oct-28-11 01:58 PM   #109 
     - OK, then...  Atypical Liberal   Oct-28-11 02:03 PM   #112 
        - Symbol:  Oneka   Oct-28-11 02:21 PM   #118 
           - Riiight.  Atypical Liberal   Oct-28-11 02:29 PM   #124 
              - Does it bother you...  We_Have_A_Problem   Oct-28-11 02:34 PM   #126 
                 - Doesn't bother me at all.  Atypical Liberal   Oct-28-11 03:28 PM   #132 
                    - He did not fuck it up.  We_Have_A_Problem   Oct-28-11 03:44 PM   #134 
                       - He was the precipitant. He provided the excuse.  Atypical Liberal   Oct-28-11 04:33 PM   #139 
                          - That we can agree on entirely  We_Have_A_Problem   Oct-28-11 04:36 PM   #141 
                             - But anyone smart enough to own a gun should have known that bait would be taken.  Atypical Liberal   Oct-29-11 08:46 AM   #168 
                                - Huh?!  PavePusher   Oct-29-11 12:12 PM   #174 
                                   - Anyone who is smart enough to own a gun and is up on current events  Atypical Liberal   Oct-29-11 10:20 PM   #184 
                                      - So, it's O.K. for the police to violate Civil Rights, simply because people are exercising them?  PavePusher   Oct-29-11 10:59 PM   #185 
                                         - I never said it was OK for the police to violate civil rights.  Atypical Liberal   Oct-31-11 01:05 PM   #186 
     - Or perhaps the police waited until he left....  PavePusher   Oct-29-11 03:07 AM   #166 
  - It was in no way intimidation. If it was he would have been arrested.  DesMoinesDem   Oct-28-11 11:20 AM   #28 
  - Blah blah blah.  wtmusic   Oct-28-11 11:22 AM   #31 
     - Did it?  We_Have_A_Problem   Oct-28-11 11:31 AM   # 
     - Thats gonna leave a mark.  beevul   Oct-28-11 06:33 PM   #147 
     - Checkmate, music. nt  SteveM   Oct-28-11 01:40 PM   #102 
  - "The purpose of carrying the rifle was intimidation."  rl6214   Oct-28-11 11:21 AM   #30 
  - A hypothetical for your 2A Fantasy World.  wtmusic   Oct-28-11 11:26 AM   #39 
     - Just because they have them...  We_Have_A_Problem   Oct-28-11 11:32 AM   #45 
     - So the bloodbath would be unfortunate, but a necessary evil  wtmusic   Oct-28-11 11:44 AM   #60 
        - Dodge. n/t  PavePusher   Oct-28-11 12:06 PM   #66 
        - Not at all..  We_Have_A_Problem   Oct-28-11 12:20 PM   #74 
     - Nice strawman and you have already abandon your debunked "its intimidation" meme  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-28-11 11:36 AM   #53 
     - I include the scenario as a bonus, because you can't respond to that either. nt  wtmusic   Oct-28-11 11:42 AM   #57 
        - Its clearly not intimidation or the police would have intervened  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-28-11 11:53 AM   #63 
        - Clearly we responded to both  We_Have_A_Problem   Oct-28-11 12:22 PM   #76 
     - Your hypothetical is just stoopid  rl6214   Oct-28-11 11:43 AM   #58 
     - Until you inform yourself you're wasting my time  wtmusic   Oct-28-11 11:47 AM   #62 
     - You don't read well  rl6214   Oct-28-11 12:14 PM   #69 
     - Unloaded only in California.  PavePusher   Oct-28-11 12:07 PM   #67 
     - You give us "hypotheticals;" you got this fact: A "liberal" mayor shut down OWS...  SteveM   Oct-28-11 01:42 PM   #103 
     - Are you...  beevul   Oct-28-11 06:35 PM   #149 
  - Police did not stop or charge him  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-28-11 11:35 AM   #50 
  - You're telepathic?  PavePusher   Oct-28-11 12:05 PM   #65 
  - Perhaps you helped create the atmosphere for this shut-down...  SteveM   Oct-28-11 01:37 PM   #99 
  - The gun is in this scenario is an implied threat.  Atypical Liberal   Oct-28-11 12:25 PM   #79 
  - He called it "unnecessary escalation," I call it "convenient excuse." nt  SteveM   Oct-28-11 01:30 PM   #98 
  - It is only ok if Teabaggers do it. Is this a violation of both the first and second now?  Exultant Democracy   Oct-28-11 11:02 AM   #12 
  - Yeah, and it took a "liberal" mayor to do it. nt  SteveM   Oct-28-11 01:44 PM   #104 
  - Just find a way to get the guy out of there.  kayakjohnny   Oct-28-11 11:04 AM   #13 
  - I'm sure the NRA will come out strongly and loudly against this action.  cui bono   Oct-28-11 11:07 AM   #15 
  - Everyone should.  We_Have_A_Problem   Oct-28-11 11:10 AM   #19 
     - Successfully stick up a 7-Eleven with a Koran  wtmusic   Oct-28-11 11:13 AM   #21 
     - If he stuck up a 7-11 you would have a point.  We_Have_A_Problem   Oct-28-11 11:15 AM   #24 
        - #1 You will go to jail for holding up a store whether the weapon is loaded, or not  wtmusic   Oct-28-11 11:17 AM   #26 
           - I agree  We_Have_A_Problem   Oct-28-11 11:21 AM   #29 
           - You will go to jail for holding up a store with a koran, too.  DesMoinesDem   Oct-28-11 11:23 AM   #34 
              - LOL you've jumped the shark  wtmusic   Oct-28-11 11:27 AM   #40 
                 - Somehow that comes across as...  We_Have_A_Problem   Oct-28-11 11:28 AM   #42 
                 - Of course you're done. You have no argument.  DesMoinesDem   Oct-28-11 11:34 AM   #49 
                 - Before or after...  We_Have_A_Problem   Oct-28-11 11:35 AM   #51 
                    - Go ahead and try it.  DesMoinesDem   Oct-28-11 11:39 AM   #55 
                 - "and I'm done"  rl6214   Oct-28-11 11:44 AM   #61 
                 - You were done a while ago.  PavePusher   Oct-28-11 12:33 PM   #83 
                 - Declaring victory and pulling out? Been done many times, here. nt  SteveM   Oct-28-11 01:45 PM   #105 
                 - You were done from the start, never having had a legitimate argument. N/T  Marengo   Oct-29-11 12:07 PM   #173 
     - My comment was directed at the probable hypocrisy of the NRA, etc...  cui bono   Oct-28-11 11:31 AM   #44 
  - I am for more, not less of that  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-28-11 11:07 AM   #16 
  - Yeah - more douchebaggery - less sense  jpak   Oct-28-11 11:24 AM   #35 
  - You tend to forget the role that active armed resistance played in the civil rights movement  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-28-11 11:32 AM   #46 
     - Yeah - MLK, the NAACP and the SCL were toters - NOT  jpak   Oct-28-11 06:47 PM   #151 
        - how bout this for history.  Oneka   Oct-28-11 08:23 PM   #156 
        - Your revisionist history is a fail  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-28-11 10:26 PM   #159 
  - 99% of us don't carry guns in public.  Starboard Tack   Oct-28-11 11:25 AM   #37 
     - So what?  We_Have_A_Problem   Oct-28-11 11:27 AM   #41 
     - I think the empty holster approach is a good compromise  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-28-11 11:34 AM   #47 
     - a good compromise is unloaded carry...or maybe FMJ's only.  ileus   Oct-28-11 12:17 PM   #72 
     - Why not carry a sign? Most people would not recognize a gun holster.  Starboard Tack   Oct-28-11 12:52 PM   #91 
        - Wearing an empty holster is being used as a demonstration/protest tactic  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-28-11 01:56 PM   #108 
     - That's what they count on...  ileus   Oct-28-11 02:22 PM   #120 
        - "They" being?  Starboard Tack   Oct-28-11 03:22 PM   #129 
  - It wasn't a reason, it was an excuse.  one-eyed fat man   Oct-28-11 11:28 AM   #43 
  - Everyone needs to show back up open carrying now...grabbers use any excuse to shut the people down.  ileus   Oct-28-11 11:44 AM   #59 
  - What a moran.  kestrel91316   Oct-28-11 12:03 PM   #64 
  - No it isnt.  We_Have_A_Problem   Oct-28-11 12:23 PM   #78 
  - It's only a threat to you if you intend to do violence to him.  PavePusher   Oct-28-11 12:35 PM   #84 
  - I agee 100% that open carrying at such events is a bad idea and unnecessary escalation.  Hoyt   Oct-28-11 12:09 PM   #68 
  - Of course you do  rl6214   Oct-28-11 12:15 PM   #70 
     - Of course you believe guns belong everywhere including a peaceful protest.  Hoyt   Oct-28-11 12:41 PM   #90 
        - Nothing wrong with his showing solidarity with the protestors  rl6214   Oct-28-11 02:17 PM   #115 
  - Wonder what other rights the mayor is afraid of?  ileus   Oct-28-11 12:16 PM   #71 
  - I think I grew up with some of the Aholes making comments on the examiner link.  Hoyt   Oct-28-11 12:17 PM   #73 
  - He has a point about Farakahn...between him and George Will, I only wear them with a tuxedo now  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-28-11 12:22 PM   #77 
  - Hey, don't let others co-opt things.  PavePusher   Oct-28-11 12:37 PM   #86 
  - If he'd left it at "bow ties," I'd agree. Never could tie them. But don't get caught in gun action.  Hoyt   Oct-28-11 12:39 PM   #88 
     - Bow ties would be very hard to get caught in the action of a firearm  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-28-11 01:54 PM   #106 
     - You would need to have a very odd way of holding your gun  rl6214   Oct-28-11 02:21 PM   #117 
        - M-1 style top bolt with a long tie  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-28-11 02:26 PM   #122 
  - You support Farahkan?  rl6214   Oct-28-11 02:19 PM   #116 
  - What about his haberdasher?  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-28-11 02:27 PM   #123 
  - Nope, I'm against some redneck bigot gun lover referring to Atlanta's mayor that way.  Hoyt   Oct-28-11 07:25 PM   #153 
     - And since when did you love atlanta's mayor?  rl6214   Oct-29-11 08:37 PM   #182 
  - I think you did to. n/t  oneshooter   Oct-28-11 06:21 PM   #145 
     - One reason I suspect people sporting guns -- too many are racist, right wingers out to intimidate.  Hoyt   Oct-28-11 07:27 PM   #154 
  - Wow, they actually called in the cavalry.  Callisto32   Oct-28-11 12:40 PM   #89 
  - Please don't imply that those were "military tactics".  PavePusher   Oct-28-11 12:56 PM   #92 
  - Why?  Callisto32   Oct-28-11 02:01 PM   #111 
     - Because they are not  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-28-11 02:24 PM   #121 
     - We're not talking about "honor".  PavePusher   Oct-29-11 02:41 PM   #176 
  - It they had used military tactics...  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-28-11 01:55 PM   #107 
     - What using warhorses to escalate the level of violence is somehow NOT militaristic?  Callisto32   Oct-28-11 02:06 PM   #113 
        - Was it a calvary charge?  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-28-11 02:22 PM   #119 
           - Two words: Peterloo Massacre  Euromutt   Oct-28-11 03:54 PM   #137 
              - Peterloo was a very interesting incident, but not at all like OWC  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-28-11 05:48 PM   #144 
                 - I should have been more clear: I brought up Peterloo as a contrasting example  Euromutt   Oct-29-11 01:36 AM   #164 
  - To fellow Second Amendment supporters:  SteveM   Oct-28-11 01:59 PM   #110 
  - The main problem here.  Atypical Liberal   Oct-28-11 02:10 PM   #114 
     - It is being cited as a cover for the mayor, but it was clearly already in work  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-28-11 02:32 PM   #125 
     - Thanks for your post...  SteveM   Oct-28-11 03:00 PM   #127 
        - Not confrontational?  Atypical Liberal   Oct-28-11 03:31 PM   #133 
           - His words my have been confrontational  We_Have_A_Problem   Oct-28-11 03:46 PM   #135 
           - You cannot separate one from the other.  Atypical Liberal   Oct-28-11 04:31 PM   #138 
              - Really?  We_Have_A_Problem   Oct-28-11 04:35 PM   #140 
              - They bring a knife  Katya Mullethov   Oct-28-11 06:44 PM   #150 
              - Thus  Oneka   Oct-28-11 08:14 PM   #155 
           - I guess I don't see it that way...  SteveM   Oct-28-11 03:53 PM   #136 
           - He wasn't threatening you.  Atypical Liberal   Oct-28-11 04:36 PM   #142 
              - why is it  Oneka   Oct-28-11 08:34 PM   #157 
                 - The implication was plain.  Atypical Liberal   Oct-29-11 08:50 AM   #169 
                    - You are right about the implication being plain.  Oneka   Oct-29-11 04:30 PM   #177 
                       - We will just have to agree to disagree.  Atypical Liberal   Oct-29-11 10:17 PM   #183 
           - If it was so "confrontational"...  PavePusher   Oct-29-11 03:23 AM   #167 
  - Yeah, only Teabags get to carry assault weapons. Everybody knows that. nt  mistertrickster   Oct-28-11 03:18 PM   #128 
  - Liberals have no gun rights  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-28-11 03:27 PM   #130 
  - Heh, they haven't seen the inside of my gun safes . . . nt  mistertrickster   Oct-28-11 04:39 PM   #143 
     - They must think I'm a repuke down at the gun shop also.  ileus   Oct-29-11 12:36 PM   #175 
        - They probably don't care  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-29-11 05:48 PM   #180 
  - Damn I didn't know that they could all afford "assault rifles"  oneshooter   Oct-28-11 06:33 PM   #148 
     - But there are cheaper knock offs. Century Arms has these AKs  mistertrickster   Oct-28-11 10:22 PM   #158 
        - I always liked the M-1 carbine  gejohnston   Oct-28-11 10:45 PM   #160 
        - ME TOO. Haven't scored one of those yet.  mistertrickster   Oct-28-11 10:49 PM   #161 
        - Have you tried the CMP? good prices for inspected original weapons.  oneshooter   Oct-29-11 11:13 AM   #172 
        - I qualified with both the M16 and the M1 carbine in the Air Force ...  spin   Oct-28-11 10:52 PM   #162 
           - I think the M1 carbine was basically developed for the Air Force.  mistertrickster   Oct-28-11 10:57 PM   #163 
              - No, it was developed for truck drivers, radio operators, cooks, etc.  Euromutt   Oct-29-11 01:40 AM   #165 
              - I knew somebody would give me the full story, heh. Thanks for the info. nt  mistertrickster   Oct-29-11 10:12 AM   #170 
              - They were developed for support army troops  gejohnston   Oct-29-11 06:15 PM   #181 
        - That was not a "knock off" but the real thing. It was built with the happy switch. n/t  oneshooter   Oct-29-11 11:10 AM   #171 
  - I bet if it had been an AR instead of a AK things would have been ok.  ileus   Oct-29-11 04:54 PM   #178 
  - As long as he wasn't breaking any laws, he was fine.  aikoaiko   Oct-29-11 05:26 PM   #179 
 

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