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Posted on 11/13/2004 2:34:57 PM PST by neverdem
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The '06 and '08 elections are shaping up just fine.
They will never get it!LOL
Wouldn't it be much easier to make word processors "media proof"?
Guess Nick never heard of "Treat EVERY gun as loaded.".
The NYT shows its ignorance (again) by printing a bunch of stupid suggestions that were old 20 years ago.
The left is right.They didnt get their message out.They need to keep preaching on gay marriage,more gun laws ,how the military is bad,raising taxes on the rich ,christians are idiots,Then only then will they win.I'm trying to give them good red state advice. Dont forget to knock Nascar fans that will really go a long ways,You will be sure to pick lots of votes!
I completely disagree with his position and his answers, but this is the one Dem I've read recently who is saying "We have to change or our party will die." Fortunately, no one will listen, and those who listen will, as he does, come up with the wrong answers.
but to use a public health approach to try to make them much safer.
This shows his true colors right there. "Guns are a disease" according to the public health fascists(and that's exactly what the public health lobby is).
"You can tell whether a camera is loaded by looking at it, and you should be able to tell whether a gun is loaded by looking at it,"
Guns are always loaded, dummy. They must let anyone into Harvard nowadays.
Require magazine safeties so a gun cannot be fired when the clip is removed (people can forget that a bullet may still be in the chamber and pull the trigger). Many guns already have magazine safeties, but not all.
One of the first training rules is remembering that in semiautos, there's one in the chamber.
This innovation would protect children - and thwart criminals.
Will the cops use smart guns?
This guy needs to get bitchslapped again in 2006
So what's wrong with these ideas?
Guns could and should be made safer.
Although attempts to ban older "unsafe" guns should be resisted, I see no reason why we should knee-jerk reject the very idea of making guns safer.
How about this, Dave? If you see a gun, it's LOADED!! The rest of us seem to be able to comprehend that, even if you can't.
Lost in the political wilderness without a map, compass or flashlight.
They are toast.
"One of the first training rules is remembering that in semiautos, there's one in the chamber."
Not only that, but if you drop a magazine in combat, the one in the chamber can save your ass.
So now leftist girlymen are advising firearms manufacturers. Cool. Maybe colorblind nudists should start advising the fashion industry
My guns are already safe.
A magazine is not a clip, and vice versa.
I also think they need to send a loud, clear message that a bug-chasing, Christain-hating man buggering another anonymous man in an SF alleyway is refreshing --a mark of idealism and freedom.
Why did they lose?
I think it's clear they just need to keep repeating that kind of message again and again until it's really, unforgettably seared into the minds of middle-class Americans living in "Jesusland".
Make guns safer? They are desinged to KILL, not be some form of metallic artwork!
The point of our rebuttal is just that. Next they would want to make knives safer. How, by making them dull?
Guns are inherently safe. It's the HUMANS that are the safety concern. Guns don't just jump off of the shelf and shoot people, any more than SUVs intentionally run down little old ladies in crosswalks all by themselves.
There are already over 30,000 laws on the books regulating the gun industry. You want to throw some more in there? What part of "SHall not be infringed" don't you get? HUH????
There it is! Took a little bit to get to but I knew it'd show up.
And we have fewer traffic accidents? Substantially fewer deaths?
Reliance on simply making equipment more complicated to save lives does not work. Operator training is the key.
Driver's Ed (now removed from many school systems in favor of putting condoms on cucumbers) did help people be more competent drivers.
Firearms safety education eliminates accidents. More complicated firearms are of questionable value.
If all firearms are considered loaded all the time (rule no. 1), no one gets shot unintentionally.
If you depend on gee-gaws to make you safe, you are dead and you don't even know it.
Guns can be made safer by prosecuting criminals to full extent. When thieves, rapists, and burglars are behind bars, we're all much safer. And make them do all the time they are sentenced to, instead of letting them out early.
Why, with those sharp metal edges, somebody is liable to cut themselves!
My 7 year old knows that by heart. Yours should too.
Hey, computer geeks! Let's help this guy out with his statstics! I cannot remember much BASIC any more, but I am sure many people can write him a nice stat generator! I haven't touched this stuff since the '80's so let's clean this up and help this guy's intellectual honesty so he doesn't have to actually make it up himself!
0 REM FAKE GUN STAT GENERATOR
40 PRINT N:PRINT "GUN DEATHS PER YEAR"
50 PRINT CH:PRINT "LIKLIHOOD OF DEAD CHILDREN"
60 PRINT D: PRINT "COST OF GUN INJURIES"
70 INPUT F$: TYPE "MORE FAKE GUN STATS? Y/N"
80 IF F$="Y" THEN GOTO 10
90 IF F$="N" THEN TYPE "COMPUTERS NEVER LIE" :END
Smith & Wesson made a grip safety revolver many years ago, but I can't recall the model name or number.
Beat me by 25 seconds....
nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation.
JEREMIAH W. (JAY) NIXON, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF MISSOURI, et al., PETITIONERS v. SHRINK MISSOURI GOVERNMENT PAC et al. ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE EIGHTH CIRCUIT [January 24, 2000]
"I make one simple point. Money is property;"
Make sure the taxpayer "compensates" gun makers for "taking" their property (money) for the public use of "safety," then we can start the debate of mandated safety features.
This is unintentionally funny. I'm sure heads nod up and down in agreement when he runs this by his friends at Manhattan cocktail parties. Has this character ever changed the brakes or alternator on a car?
I can tell whether a gun is loaded or not. If it's disassembled, it's not loaded. If it's in one piece, it's loaded. That's not hard at all.
If the 2nd Amendment were fully enforced - without all of the modern infringements - the crimes you mention would be almost nonexistent.
An armed society is a polite society.
For a minute there, I thought I was reading something sensible. "Democrats have made a big mistake by P***ing off the voters with gun control. Photo ops of kerry carrying a shotgun followed by a safari bearer with a dead goose didn't do the trick. So we need to confront this issue and admit that gun control was a mistake."
Then he goes on to say, "Instead of p***ing off the voters by making guns illegal, lets p*** them off by regulating guns out of existence."
Sure, that will really appease gun owners. What a jerk.
What do guys who like this guy .....
think of this guy?
Wonder how they plan on making the gun recognize it's a criminal removing the numbers.
fake ...... is something every one sees now..... MSM doesnt understand and wont ..... they will just fade..
"Driver's Ed (now removed from many school systems in favor of putting condoms on cucumbers) did help people be more competent drivers."
Thanks for the humor break.
OK, I'm calling bu!!$h!t here. I owned a camera that you could work the film advance lever on, and it looked like you had taken X number of pictures, and thus that the camera was loaded. The only way you could definitively tell was by opening up the back.
I missed about 40 pictures on a trip once because of this very issue. This guy has no understanding of technology whatsoever, and is thus unqualified to comment on guns.
These libs are truly inhabitants of the twi-light zone.
And now let's start rolling back some of the existing gun control laws! We have the momentum on our side -- even the ultra-liberal, gun-grabbing Senator Kerry was running as a gunowner, and Mr. Kristof of the New York Times is conceding the issue -- we have changed the dynamic of the whole discussion. Now we should use that momentum to gain back some ground.
My first choice would be repealing the 1968 GCA, which would really put a kink in state laws that depend on it for definitions and regulatory bases.
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