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Old 08-11-19, 10:36 AM
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The "defend from government" aspect of the Second Amendment was never about John Q. Smith picking up his musket and facing down the United States. It was a tool to prevent the federal government from getting too powerful but putting the military power of the U.S. in militias, run by the individual states, and not into a standing federal army. We gave up on that idea before the ink was dry on the Bill of Rights when the militias proved themselves utterly incompetent in dealing with the Whiskey Rebellion.
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Old 08-11-19, 10:57 AM
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Can we lock this thread since The Hunt film has been cancelled and Wal-Mart pulled violent video games? No sense in having it open since there won't ever be anymore shootings.
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Old 08-11-19, 11:04 AM
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Facts, context and historical accuracy means jack to the NRA and their supporters. Hell the NRA repeatedly and purposely leaves out half of 2A in their propaganda.

I’d love to have a rational conversation with gun dude, but I don’t think it possible.
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And the argument from the pro "all types of guns must be legal" side of the argument to protect us from a tyrannical government is a bit laughable.
The fact that we're in the middle of a tyrannical government right now and no one has exercised this supposed 'right' means it's all bullshit posturing anyway.
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Florida white supremacist arrested for threatening shooting at Walmart, police say


On Aug. 6, Clayton allegedly posted on Facebook, "3 more days of probation left then I get my AR-15 back. Don’t go to Walmart next week."
https://www.yahoo.com/gma/florida-wh...opstories.html


These fucking white guys are out of control.
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Old 08-11-19, 08:00 PM
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Florida white supremacist arrested for threatening shooting at Walmart, police say




https://www.yahoo.com/gma/florida-wh...opstories.html


These fucking white guys are out of control.
Wouldn't it be great if he DIDN'T get his AR-15 back?
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I bet they'll delay letting him get it back by at least a week or so.
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I bet they'll delay letting him get it back by at least a week or so.
He might even have to sign a form stating that he will be super responsible. If that doesn’t work, he can borrow from a buddy.
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Old 08-12-19, 12:24 AM
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That reminds me of an article I read in The Atlantic yesterday. I almost didn't read it because of the bad headline.



She took the most extreme respondents of both sides and interviewed them. She sent Black or white interviewers and observed how the authoritarians and libertarians responded differently depending on the race of the interviewer. Not only were the people who believed in strict child rearing more racist, but they felt threatened by anything different than what they were used to. The libertarians welcomed differences and thrived on new experiences.



Which brings me to back to that Facebook page. Candace Keller has chosen her constituency, and is stoking its fears for her own advancement.

What about the other end of the spectrum? Those that polled furthest libertarian?
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Old 08-12-19, 12:46 PM
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Wow...just wow
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And the argument from the pro "all types of guns must be legal" side of the argument to protect us from a tyrannical government is a bit laughable. You're not going to defend your house or town from the 101st Airborne gone rouge with an AR-15 or an AK. They will put a Hellfire missile up your ass, so please just stop. It's just a macho John Wayne bullshit argument.
this made me spew iced tea all over myself laughing. Thank you!
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Hey, everyone, let's look on the bright side of things: with everyone scared shit to step foot in a Wal-Mart, maybe they'll finally die out.
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Old 08-12-19, 03:37 PM
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Hey, everyone, let's look on the bright side of things: with everyone scared shit to step foot in a Wal-Mart, maybe they'll finally die out.
How did we even get this as part of a Walmart thing? I assume El Paso dude selected assuming there would be a lot of people there. Are the others just copy/cat?
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How did we even get this as part of a Walmart thing? I assume El Paso dude selected assuming there would be a lot of people there. Are the others just copy/cat?
He apparently was lost in another part of the city, and stopped at the Walmart originally to get something to eat. As far as I'm aware, we don't know what his original target was going to be (if he even had a particular one in mind).

https://nypost.com/2019/08/05/el-pas...y-authorities/
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Here's the Norwegian dude smirking and asking to be set free. Nevermind he did kill his stepsister before trying to shoot up the mosque in Norway.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/lawyer-no...085114730.html
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Here's the Norwegian dude smirking and asking to be set free. Nevermind he did kill his stepsister before trying to shoot up the mosque in Norway.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/lawyer-no...085114730.html
Sicko murdered his stepsister who was adopted from China at age 2.

What a piece of shit.
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Old 08-14-19, 08:10 PM
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Re: Mass Shootings [Merged]

6 officers were shot in Philadelphia. I think it is still active but maybe not. The stories I'm looking are from a hour or so ago.
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6 officers were shot in Philadelphia. I think it is still active but maybe not. The stories I'm looking are from a hour or so ago.
At least there is this:

One officer had a gunshot wound grazing his head, but all six officers who were shot have non-life-threatening injuries and “everybody is going to be okay,” he said.
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Old 08-15-19, 09:38 AM
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So much for the argument of arming everyone.
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So much for the argument of arming everyone.
Damn, that seemed like a logical, foolproof plan to me.
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Old 08-15-19, 11:31 AM
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Did any of the cops die because I have some thoughts and prayers built up?
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