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About a dozen men with guns mingled outside of an Obama event

Discussion in 'Political Zone' started by TheRat, Aug 17, 2009.

  1. TheRat

    TheRat The Silly Willy

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    http://www.newsrunner.com/display-article/?eUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fnew.u.tv%2FNews%2FMen-with-guns-swell-protest-crowds-outside-Obama-meetings%2F70780c5f-2768-4308-90ce-81abd0fa4007&eSrc=UTV&eTitle=Men+with+guns+swell+protest+crowds+outside+Obama+meetings

    I don't see what the obsession is with guns. If I had my way I would just get rid of them. They're good for nothing but killing.
  2. MetalHead

    MetalHead Benched

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    Outlaw guns and only outlaws will have them.
  3. DIAF

    DIAF DivaLover159

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    I question how close these guys were to the Obama event at all. One would think that if they were within a mile of the place, Secret Service would have beat them down and dragged them off.
  4. ShiningStar

    ShiningStar Well-Known Member

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  5. ScipioCowboy

    ScipioCowboy More than meets the eye. Zone Supporter

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    No gun-related crimes were committed.

    This is a non-story.
  6. DaBoys4Life

    DaBoys4Life Benched

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  7. ShiningStar

    ShiningStar Well-Known Member

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    They had guns, OMG thats so OMG. I mean really, guns are sooooo scary and they do bad things and only good for killing but really THEY HAD GUNS we are in desperate states these days.

    :bang2:
  8. ScipioCowboy

    ScipioCowboy More than meets the eye. Zone Supporter

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    As I peer outside my window right now, I see a truck driving down the street with a gun rack and a few rifles.

    I'm not going to begrudge these people exercising their constitutional rights.
  9. ShiningStar

    ShiningStar Well-Known Member

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    They got so many people here in Jersey fearful of guns, the only way i can see a truck with a gun rack is in the southern section where the law enforcement is almost non exsistent in some areas.
  10. TheRat

    TheRat The Silly Willy

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    Just like in Europe... Oh wait a minute it doesn't work like that in Europe.:lmao2:
  11. ScipioCowboy

    ScipioCowboy More than meets the eye. Zone Supporter

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    You mean like Switzerland, where it's legal to own fully automatic rifles and the crime rate is a fraction of ours?
  12. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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    I'm pretty blah about gun rights/control etc, but I really don't see the purpose of bringing them to such events.

    Doesn't matter how close they were to Obama or any other congressional member, what purpose does it serve? If it's just to say you can, then I think that's a dumb reason.

    Ranks right up there with the lady bringing a Rosa Parks poster to the town hall meeting.
  13. DIAF

    DIAF DivaLover159

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    Answer: Intimidation.
  14. ScipioCowboy

    ScipioCowboy More than meets the eye. Zone Supporter

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    You're exactly right. It's just as asinine and useless.
  15. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    Waving around AR-15s outside of a presidential speech is a non-story?
  16. ShiningStar

    ShiningStar Well-Known Member

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    ITs legal correct? Are all legal things illegal now? Is it wrong to do if its legal?

    I await your response when you twist it all around to suit your needs. :D
  17. ScipioCowboy

    ScipioCowboy More than meets the eye. Zone Supporter

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    It's non-story in that it's perfectly legal.

    However, WG's point supersedes mine; carrying guns to a political rally is asinine.
  18. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    Exactly. The legality doesn't wash it of its stupidity.
  19. ShiningStar

    ShiningStar Well-Known Member

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    So now its stupid if you are following the law?
  20. TheRat

    TheRat The Silly Willy

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    Yeah I'm sure Geneva has crazy scary ghettos. France and Germany would be better comparisons. Anyhow here is the murder and aggravated assault rates dropped precipitously after the Brady bill was passed.

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