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Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Sat Jul 09, 2016 1:22 am

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There arent many activityz that poze a risk uv deth from a great distans. Aside frum gunz and arrowz, the only thingz I can think uv are kemical factoryz, other factoryz that uze hazardous kemicalz and nuclear power plants.

Also...the blue ice aka the frozen turd falling from the planes. There is more, meteorites, nearby supernovas, and your neighbour cleaning his gun on the porch which he insists is "not loaded".


Lightning...

Eating my own cooking.


Gigantic, humongous hornets...

Lepus.
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There arent many activityz that poze a risk uv deth from a great distans. Aside frum gunz and arrowz, the only thingz I can think uv are kemical factoryz, other factoryz that uze hazardous kemicalz and nuclear power plants.

Also...the blue ice aka the frozen turd falling from the planes. There is more, meteorites, nearby supernovas, and your neighbour cleaning his gun on the porch which he insists is "not loaded".


Lightning...

Eating my own cooking.


Gigantic, humongous hornets...

Lepus.

Le pus?

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"Night of the Lepus."
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Gawdzilla Sama wrote:"Night of the Lepus."

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Gawdzilla Sama wrote:"Night of the Lepus."

A hare-raising tail!

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Postby JO 753 » Tue Dec 20, 2016 10:08 am

Wen I red the hedline about a Russian ambassador getting shot, I assumed it wuz here in Gunmerica.

Suprized to find it wuz in Turkey. (Warning! Thats the video uv the poor guy going down)

Really, its just pure luck. It coud be a wakt out Democrat gun nut, upset about the election, in Washington tommorow.
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Postby scrmbldggs » Fri Mar 24, 2017 4:35 pm

Yet Thump and friends think guns should even be in the hands of less stable minds than 'just a hothead'...


A man angry after a domestic dispute opened fire in a Wisconsin bank, killing two longtime employees, then killed an attorney at a nearby law firm and a detective trying to set a perimeter outside an apartment complex before he was finally captured, police said. His wife was unhurt.
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"It's a sad reality. Someone taking innocent lives over something he's upset about," Schoenfeldt. "We're a small-knit community. You just don't think it will happen here. Everybody says that, but you know what? It does happen here."
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Postby TJrandom » Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:46 pm

Yup - it happens here, it happens there, it happens everywhere... (there are guns.)

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scrmbldggs wrote:Yet Thump and friends think guns should even be in the hands of less stable minds than 'just a hothead'...


A man angry after a domestic dispute opened fire in a Wisconsin bank, killing two longtime employees, then killed an attorney at a nearby law firm and a detective trying to set a perimeter outside an apartment complex before he was finally captured, police said. His wife was unhurt.
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"It's a sad reality. Someone taking innocent lives over something he's upset about," Schoenfeldt. "We're a small-knit community. You just don't think it will happen here. Everybody says that, but you know what? It does happen here."


but . . . but . . . he got a lawyer!
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Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Fri Mar 24, 2017 7:38 pm

OlegTheBatty wrote:
scrmbldggs wrote:Yet Thump and friends think guns should even be in the hands of less stable minds than 'just a hothead'...


A man angry after a domestic dispute opened fire in a Wisconsin bank, killing two longtime employees, then killed an attorney at a nearby law firm and a detective trying to set a perimeter outside an apartment complex before he was finally captured, police said. His wife was unhurt.
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"It's a sad reality. Someone taking innocent lives over something he's upset about," Schoenfeldt. "We're a small-knit community. You just don't think it will happen here. Everybody says that, but you know what? It does happen here."


but . . . but . . . he got a lawyer!

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Postby scrmbldggs » Sat Mar 25, 2017 12:20 am

Be prepared for more fireworks?


North Dakotans will no longer need a permit to carry a concealed weapon after Republican Governor Doug Burgum signed legislation lifting restrictions, a victory for gun rights advocates that came a week after South Dakota's governor vetoed a similar bill.

The law, which takes effect on Aug. 1, mandates that gun owners only need a North Dakota driver's license or state identification card for at least a year before they can carry a concealed firearm in public.

Under current regulations, applicants must take a test to obtain a permit which entails fees of more than $100.

The measure, signed late on Thursday, was approved by the Republican-controlled legislature despite concerns over public safety if the state made it easier to carry hidden weapons...
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Postby Lance Kennedy » Sat Apr 01, 2017 12:43 am

The terrorist attack in London illustrates a point.
You cannot do anywhere near as much harm with a knife. Massoud managed to kill one policeman with his knife and immediately got shot dead himself. Imagine how many people he would have killed had he an assault rifle!

There was a terrorist attack two years ago, where two men armed with knives attacked tourists at the Bella Vista Hotel in Hurghada in Egypt. They both got shot by security guards, and failed to kill even one of their own victims. Not having access to guns seriously reduces the harm done by terrorists.

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Postby TJrandom » Mon Apr 03, 2017 6:36 am

`Domestic violence` - with an AK-47. Right….

Two dead, four more wounded. Oh, and please stop calling 911.

Guns don`t kill people, domestic violence does. :roll:

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Postby JO 753 » Fri Jun 30, 2017 2:49 pm

Coud hav been a great Darwin Award winner: Pregnant Yootoobr killz BF. Coud he still get the award if hiz offspring die az a rezult uv mom'z or their own stoopidity?
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Postby scrmbldggs » Fri Jun 30, 2017 5:21 pm

This seems an unsettling example.



(What? It involves guns. :-P)
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Postby TJrandom » Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:51 pm

NY City Hospital shooting today - `Code Silver` (berserker with a weapon) - who knew?

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Postby OlegTheBatty » Tue Aug 08, 2017 6:52 pm

Was it you?

Since they can't find the critter, I wonder how they know the bullet ricocheted off it, rather than a nearby rock for example.
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Postby JO 753 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:31 am

17 killed in Florida hi skool + more injured. The 12th shooting insident in skoolz this yir so far.
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Postby Aztexan » Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:13 am

As much as I'd like to say something, anything about this...I can't. I just hugged my son, a freshman in high school, a little longer tonight for those poor parents who will never be able to hold their babies again. We cried together.
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Postby JO 753 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:11 am

Correction - there hav been 18 shootingz in skoolz.
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Postby OlegTheBatty » Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:29 pm

JO 753 wrote:Correction - there hav been 18 shootingz in skoolz.

The number depends on definitions and sources.
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Postby Aztexan » Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:54 pm

I get what you're saying but whether it's 18, 5, or 1 , it's still way too many.
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Aztexan wrote:I get what you're saying but whether it's 18, 5, or 1 , it's still way too many.


Absolutely!

But, numbers matter in the political sphere, where this needs to be adequately addressed if the carnage is even to be slowed down.



OTOH, if the mass shooting took place in the Oval Office during morning debriefing, my tears would be crocodilian
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Postby Lance Kennedy » Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:09 am

Trump says that the issue is mental health, but that is not really true. Here in NZ, we are currently in the throes of planning ways to achieve better mental health treatment. Yet in spite of our admitted limitations in this area, NZ has an 18 fold lower rate of gun homicide per capita compared to the USA. And a tiny fraction of the mass shootings even on a per capita basis. The real issue is keeping guns out of the hands of those who misuse them. And the only way to do that is to limit their availability to almost everyone.

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Postby ElectricMonk » Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:36 am

Mental health is of course NOT the issue, since the NRA defines a healthy mind as one that keeps on buying guns and a sick mind as one that wants to stricter gun laws or has ambiguously committed a crime using a gun.
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Aztexan wrote:I get what you're saying but whether it's 18, 5, or 1 , it's still way too many.


Absolutely!

But, numbers matter in the political sphere...




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But then, how could he count on my support? :scratch:
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Postby Aztexan » Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:12 pm

The next logical step the GOP will take is banning schools
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Postby KevinLevites » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:13 pm

Crazy people don't have access to healthcare (which might help them if they get the meds and therapy that they need, and may prevent violence), but they can buy guns with no problem.

A congressman (Matt Caldwell) pushed for--and passed--a law that declares pornography to be a public safety concern, but he shot down (pun intended) and blocked a law banning bumpstocks.

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Postby KevinLevites » Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:25 pm

I'm a strong supporter of the Second Amendment, and I own guns. I carried a gun when coping with the aftermath of a hurricaine. I even used a revolver on one occasion to kill a rabid fox, and on another occasion to kill a water moccasin that was endangering a few kids.

Even so, bumpstocks shound be banned, the fact that crazy people can get guns is awful, and the idea of turning schools into armed prisons is not conducive to an environment of education and learning.

I wish I had an easy answer, but I don't.

I don't neccesarily believe in socialized medicine, but I do think that that there needs to be better mechanisms and resources in place to help crazy people that might otherwise fall through the cracks.

I became very familiar with the issues of mental health, homelessness, drug abuse, and unemployment during my tenure as an EMS paramedic, and I do believe that a country as wealthy as ours can do better.

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Postby Aztexan » Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:10 am

I can't say to know what it's like to be in school while gunshots ring out but I know it must be terrifying. As the son of a cop, I also know that the type of person who signs up to wear the shield is the kind that is supposed to run towards the danger.
So much for the good guy with a gun.

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KevinLevites wrote:Crazy people don't have access to healthcare (which might help them if they get the meds and therapy that they need, and may prevent violence), but they can buy guns with no problem.

It bears repeating that my Y-donor bought guns while suffering from full-blown Alzheimer's, at least once buying a revolver while dressed only in his underwear. The shops where he lived "knew him" so there was no waiting period.
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Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
KevinLevites wrote:Crazy people don't have access to healthcare (which might help them if they get the meds and therapy that they need, and may prevent violence), but they can buy guns with no problem.

It bears repeating that my Y-donor bought guns while suffering from full-blown Alzheimer's, at least once buying a revolver while dressed only in his underwear. The shops where he lived "knew him" so there was no waiting period.


Jesus Christ!

He showed up at the sporting goods store in his underware? And bought a gun?

Well...I guess that beats my aluminum foil hat.

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Postby KevinLevites » Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:30 am

Come to think of it, I just gave myself a great idea. I'll go to the sporting goods shop in a tin foil hat, and see if they sell me a gun...while my girlfriend records video in the background, and we'll put it on Youtube.

I bet I'll get a million hits.

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KevinLevites wrote:Come to think of it, I just gave myself a great idea. I'll go to the sporting goods shop in a tin foil hat, and see if they sell me a gun...while my girlfriend records video in the background, and we'll put it on Youtube.

I bet I'll get a million hits.

They sell a product that's only good for shooting people and things. A tin-foil hat won't phase them.
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Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:36 pm

KevinLevites wrote: Even so, bumpstocks shound be banned, the fact that crazy people can get guns is awful, and the idea of turning schools into armed prisons is not conducive to an environment of education and learning.

I wish I had an easy answer, but I don't.
"Ban them" comes to mind. Why is that not simple?



KevinLevites wrote: I don't neccesarily believe in socialized medicine, but I do think that that there needs to be better mechanisms and resources in place to help crazy people that might otherwise fall through the cracks.

I became very familiar with the issues of mental health, homelessness, drug abuse, and unemployment during my tenure as an EMS paramedic, and I do believe that a country as wealthy as ours can do better.
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Postby Lance Kennedy » Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:54 pm

Socialised medicine is hardly experimental, although many Americans tend to believe everything is experimental until tried in the USA.

Socialised medicine is standard throughout most of the wealthy west, EXCEPT the USA. It works.


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