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flvegan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-05-10 10:05 PM
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57. I cannot believe this thread didn't...take off...like the shuttle.
Good piece of writing, though.

Just odd that there aren't more folks convulsing on the floor in rage over this.

Or maybe they are, hence the lack of...liftoff.
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  -Stupid People With Guns WilliamPitt  Apr-05-10 10:03 AM   #0 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Apr-05-10 10:04 AM   #1 
  - Get Ready For The Gun Luvvers To Pile On  Beetwasher   Apr-05-10 10:12 AM   #2 
  - Same to you!  WilliamPitt   Apr-05-10 10:12 AM   #3 
  - Of course they will. If he's mocking the gun culture, then he wants to ban all guns.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Apr-05-10 10:39 AM   #11 
  - NOT TEH METRIC SYSTEM!  Ohio Metal   Apr-05-10 12:57 PM   #23 
  - ah, the "gun lovers" insult/canard  paulsby   Apr-05-10 01:43 PM   #24 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Apr-05-10 02:11 PM   #29 
  - I Luv Abortion  Beetwasher   Apr-05-10 06:04 PM   #48 
  - Yeah, I don't like that term.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Apr-05-10 09:27 PM   #52 
     - repecting RKBA does not make one a "gun lover"  paulsby   Apr-05-10 11:35 PM   #68 
        - You didn't really read my post, did you?  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Apr-05-10 11:43 PM   #69 
           - i did  paulsby   Apr-05-10 11:46 PM   #70 
  - Eh I don't really LURVE my guns...  shedevil69taz   Apr-05-10 10:18 PM   #62 
  - Interesting article. k&r n/t  tammywammy   Apr-05-10 10:15 AM   #4 
  - Righteous rant, Mr. Pitt! Rec'd! nt  babylonsister   Apr-05-10 10:17 AM   #5 
  - "But I've come to believe that being able to buy and own a gun should also involve passing a fairly"  Statistical   Apr-05-10 10:24 AM   #6 
  - Would the same author advocate passing fairly difficult civics exam in order to vote?  AlbertCat   Apr-05-10 01:52 PM   #25 
     - when will you realize a right is a right.  Statistical   Apr-05-10 02:15 PM   #30 
     - All rights - no responsibilities?  baldguy   Apr-05-10 04:46 PM   #42 
        - Most defensive gun uses are non-lethal.  X_Digger   Apr-05-10 10:10 PM   #60 
           - The *DISPLAY* of the gun is what's important.  baldguy   Apr-06-10 05:30 AM   #74 
              - So you keep claiming however law disagrees with you.  Statistical   Apr-06-10 08:07 AM   #76 
              - So you admit that the idea of non-lethal uses of a gun isn't "fantasy"?  X_Digger   Apr-06-10 08:17 AM   #77 
                 - I'm sorry, I'm confused.  baldguy   Apr-06-10 11:44 AM   #81 
                    - Your disconnect seems to be..  X_Digger   Apr-06-10 12:09 PM   #82 
                       - So, you *DO* want it but ways.  baldguy   Apr-06-10 03:13 PM   #87 
                          - There is no "both ways".  ManiacJoe   Apr-06-10 03:40 PM   #88 
                          - I feel like I'm arguing with a toddler.  X_Digger   Apr-06-10 05:17 PM   #93 
     - Irony is lost.  WilliamPitt   Apr-05-10 03:21 PM   #33 
     - By Extension, It Just Might...  DrCory   Apr-05-10 05:36 PM   #45 
     - The equivalency is a right = a right. And it's not false.  X_Digger   Apr-05-10 09:58 PM   #55 
  - You're on, Will.  Robb   Apr-05-10 10:24 AM   #7 
  - Thanks!  WilliamPitt   Apr-05-10 10:47 AM   #12 
  - great post. recommended. nt  unpossibles   Apr-05-10 10:26 AM   #8 
  - I agree with you so long as we require "difficult civics exams" before voting or freely speaking too  OneTenthofOnePercent   Apr-05-10 10:30 AM   #9 
  - Nope, sorry  WilliamPitt   Apr-05-10 10:52 AM   #13 
     - " Stupid does have rights, too. "  Leftist Agitator   Apr-05-10 11:07 AM   #15 
     - Your candidate sucks.  WilliamPitt   Apr-05-10 11:11 AM   #16 
        - "Your candidate sucks."  Leftist Agitator   Apr-05-10 12:01 PM   #20 
           - "Your candidate sucks"  WilliamPitt   Apr-05-10 12:44 PM   #22 
     - Exactly. Stupid has rights. Including the right to keep & bear arms.  Statistical   Apr-05-10 11:17 AM   #17 
        - ...  OneTenthofOnePercent   Apr-05-10 11:48 AM   #19 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-05-10 02:03 PM   #26 
           - The right exists.  Statistical   Apr-05-10 02:09 PM   #27 
              - "Well Regulated Militia" you are right, until it's ammended  fascisthunter   Apr-05-10 03:56 PM   #37 
                 - One 'm'  WilliamPitt   Apr-05-10 04:38 PM   #41 
                 - darn it  fascisthunter   Apr-06-10 03:52 PM   #89 
                 - Well Regulated as in well equipped, effective ...  Statistical   Apr-05-10 05:47 PM   #47 
  - Whoa, wish I'd said that!  madamesilverspurs   Apr-05-10 10:36 AM   #10 
  - Mr. Pitt, right as always...  freebrew   Apr-05-10 11:02 AM   #14 
  - GREAT ARTICLE WILL!!!  Robyn66   Apr-05-10 11:37 AM   #18 
  - Testify, Brother Will, Testify!  Mopar151   Apr-05-10 12:21 PM   #21 
  - Please direct us -  Mike K   Apr-05-10 02:10 PM   #28 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-05-10 02:20 PM   #31 
  - Fail.  WilliamPitt   Apr-05-10 03:17 PM   #32 
  - Great article Will,  Dyedinthewoolliberal   Apr-05-10 03:28 PM   #34 
  - I hear you, but there's a nagging question...  derby378   Apr-05-10 03:38 PM   #35 
  - I hope some do not focus on the title because as a card carrying gun owner all I  AuntPatsy   Apr-05-10 03:45 PM   #36 
  - thank you Will...  fascisthunter   Apr-05-10 03:57 PM   #38 
  - K&R  Rage Inc.   Apr-05-10 04:26 PM   #39 
  - Wow, all glowing responses for Will Pitt!  arcadian   Apr-05-10 04:35 PM   #40 
  - Moonshine, ignorance, fear  The Wizard   Apr-05-10 04:59 PM   #43 
  - Stupid people vote, and fuck. Both things that could be easier regulated.  Pavulon   Apr-05-10 05:09 PM   #44 
  - K & R  Scurrilous   Apr-05-10 05:47 PM   #46 
  - K and Freakin R!!!! nt  Homer Wells   Apr-05-10 07:12 PM   #49 
  - Obviously the biggest problem with the post is the "fairly difficult" civics exam ...  spin   Apr-05-10 09:16 PM   #50 
  - The SCOTUS has ruled on a number of restrictions on rights..  X_Digger   Apr-05-10 10:05 PM   #58 
     - A test for gun safety knowledge would make more sense by far...  spin   Apr-06-10 12:22 PM   #83 
        - Well, yes and no..  X_Digger   Apr-06-10 12:32 PM   #84 
           - After I thought about it, I reached the same conclusion ...  spin   Apr-06-10 02:42 PM   #85 
  - Obvious answer: Be smart and armed, instead.  KonaKane   Apr-05-10 09:24 PM   #51 
  - Not To Worry, William!  tucsonlib   Apr-05-10 09:33 PM   #53 
  - But... but unrestricted, unregulated guns are an extension of the civil rights movement.  onehandle   Apr-05-10 09:47 PM   #54 
  - Do you remember what happened when the Black Panthers  KonaKane   Apr-05-10 10:03 PM   #56 
  - So hands off the exploding militia movement. Got it.  onehandle   Apr-05-10 10:19 PM   #63 
     - No, make sure you're not caught with your pants down.  KonaKane   Apr-05-10 10:21 PM   #64 
  - Whats your priority? Fooling the ignorant.  Pavulon   Apr-05-10 10:05 PM   #59 
     - Gun control = segregation. Got it.  onehandle   Apr-05-10 10:25 PM   #65 
        - Nope, people in power fooling people with none  Pavulon   Apr-05-10 10:31 PM   #66 
  - I cannot believe this thread didn't...take off...like the shuttle.  flvegan   Apr-05-10 10:05 PM   #57 
  - Or convulsing in laughter. nt  hack89   Apr-05-10 10:32 PM   #67 
  - Who gets to write the civics exam?  hack89   Apr-05-10 10:13 PM   #61 
  - Your endorsement of responsible gun ownership was "thoughtful"  quickesst   Apr-06-10 12:40 AM   #71 
  - It's all they have  Missy Vixen   Apr-06-10 12:49 AM   #72 
  - What I dont get is how gun sales are through the roof right now...  Initech   Apr-06-10 01:06 AM   #73 
  - Here are a few links..  X_Digger   Apr-06-10 08:34 AM   #78 
  - What if "the civics exam" was about gun laws?  Mopar151   Apr-06-10 05:30 AM   #75 
  - The requirements for a CHL are generally much more strict than those for a hunting license.  benEzra   Apr-06-10 11:10 AM   #80 
     - Definitely not the case everywhere in the US n/t  Mopar151   Apr-06-10 02:49 PM   #86 
        - True for the most part, though.  benEzra   Apr-06-10 04:20 PM   #91 
  - There ARE reasonable restrictions on automatic weapons and bazookas...  benEzra   Apr-06-10 11:06 AM   #79 
  - America is just looking into its own shodow and becomes one with it  kgnu_fan   Apr-06-10 03:56 PM   #90 
  - New Christian Churches like guns as well  kgnu_fan   Apr-06-10 04:22 PM   #92 
 

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