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Obama Ends 9/11 Policy Allowing Pilots to Carry Guns (The "Messiah")
Ace of Spades ^ | March 17, 2009 | Ace

Posted on 03/17/2009 5:54:14 PM PDT by GOPGuide

Edited on 03/17/2009 7:25:22 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Genius.

As was asked when this issue was debated -- and resolved, we thought -- "If you don't trust a pilot to carry a gun, what the [bleep] are you doing allowing him at the controls of a plane carrying 300 people?"

Nah, he's not a hard-core ideologue or anything. He just wants practical, common-sense solutions.


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: agenda; airlinesecurity; airmarshals; armedpilots; banglist; bho44; bhobanglist; genius; obama; september12era
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Gonna be a long four years.
1 posted on 03/17/2009 5:54:14 PM PDT by GOPGuide
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To: GOPGuide
He just wants practical, common-sense solutions.

If this is the solution, then somebody please 'splain to me the problem.

2 posted on 03/17/2009 5:55:55 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: GOPGuide

It has been a long almost two months — hate to think of four years. We need huge gains in Congress is stop this tide of insanity coming out of ZERO.


3 posted on 03/17/2009 5:56:32 PM PDT by PhiKapMom ( BOOMER SOONER! Mary Fallin for OK Governor in 2010! LetsGetThisRight.com)
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To: GOPGuide

That needs to be on a billboard.


4 posted on 03/17/2009 5:56:49 PM PDT by sscoots969
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To: GOPGuide

.......and the hits just keep on-a-comin’.


5 posted on 03/17/2009 5:56:57 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Obama dozed.....people froze.)
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To: GOPGuide

Typical libtard... only people allowed to carry weapons are the bad guys.


6 posted on 03/17/2009 5:57:38 PM PDT by Common Sense 101
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To: Izzy Dunne

Wasn’t that actually a law. I know Bush made it so difficult that almost none went through the program.

Can Obama just rule the law invalid? I know he could play games with how it is carried out like Bush did but that is different from just ending the program.


7 posted on 03/17/2009 5:58:07 PM PDT by yarddog
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To: GOPGuide

If we, as a country, make it that long. :-(


8 posted on 03/17/2009 5:58:39 PM PDT by doc1019 (and a child shall lead them)
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To: GOPGuide

what was the stated reason for such a dumb action??


9 posted on 03/17/2009 5:58:44 PM PDT by elpadre (nation)
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To: GOPGuide

Why the change?

I don’t see the overwhelming necessity to change the rule. Have there been a lot of incidents of pilots accidently discharging them on board or something that I haven’t heard about?


10 posted on 03/17/2009 5:59:05 PM PDT by I_Like_Spam
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To: GOPGuide

Everyday that effer proves what a marxist prick he is. I used to think I despised the Clintons, but they were in a way way lower league than this guy. He is an evil bastard. Until his term is up, I will not sleep well, and I will pray our country is still saveable when he is through trying to destroy the American Dream. He won’t put out the flame of patriotism. We have to keep up the good fight, be heard by Washington, protest in anyway we can. We must endeavor to persevere.


11 posted on 03/17/2009 6:01:10 PM PDT by TheConservativeParty (Democrats are bastard coated bastards with bastard filling.)
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To: GOPGuide

Good policy for Islamic fundamentalists with boxcuters on planes.


12 posted on 03/17/2009 6:02:15 PM PDT by Lady GOP
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To: TheConservativeParty

You know you have a serious problem when you long for the conservative days of Bill Clinton ~~


13 posted on 03/17/2009 6:03:45 PM PDT by Lady GOP
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To: GOPGuide

No source? Just a blog? Hmmm...


14 posted on 03/17/2009 6:03:52 PM PDT by chadwimc (Proud to be an infidel ! Allah fubar !!!)
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To: Lady GOP

Clinton is Jesse Helms compared to this joker.


15 posted on 03/17/2009 6:05:16 PM PDT by GOPGuide
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To: TheConservativeParty

What you said - ditto!


16 posted on 03/17/2009 6:05:24 PM PDT by fishergirl (My warrior, my soldier, my hero - my son. God bless our troops!)
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To: I_Like_Spam
Have there been a lot of incidents of pilots accidently discharging them on board or something that I haven’t heard about?

I recall one caused by using the TSA mandated "safety holster" which requires pushing a bar through the trigger guard of a loaded gun.

17 posted on 03/17/2009 6:05:38 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy ( As for a future life, every man must judge for himself between conflicting vague probabilities. - D)
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To: GOPGuide

Obama CLEARLY fears that he himself is a target - and will attempt to disarm the entire nation.


18 posted on 03/17/2009 6:05:38 PM PDT by river rat (Semper Fi - You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: Lady GOP

I have to fly out of the country in a couple of months, I’m more nervous than ever now.


19 posted on 03/17/2009 6:06:15 PM PDT by fishergirl (My warrior, my soldier, my hero - my son. God bless our troops!)
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To: Izzy Dunne

Obama defunded the semi-annual training program that enables pilots to keep their gun qualification.


20 posted on 03/17/2009 6:06:55 PM PDT by aviator (Armored Pest Control)
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To: GOPGuide

How long before he demands that the cockpit doors be propped open
so his Muslim brothers can take a tour ?


21 posted on 03/17/2009 6:07:02 PM PDT by Wild Irish Rogue
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To: Izzy Dunne
then somebody please 'splain to me the problem.

Well, last November we had an election for President.

And this clown, Barak Hussein Obama, won.

Believe it or not!

22 posted on 03/17/2009 6:07:39 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: elpadre
what was the stated reason for such a dumb action??

It was prejudicing a minority, making it harder for Muslims to enter the cockpit.

23 posted on 03/17/2009 6:09:49 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: aviator
Obama defunded the semi-annual training program that enables pilots to keep their gun qualification.

Don't worry. It won't go to waste.

The new VOLUNTEER CIVILIAN ARMY will need training somewhere, and money.

24 posted on 03/17/2009 6:12:24 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The Last Boy Scout)
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To: chadwimc
Ace of Spades is pretty reliable. You will get more real news from "just a blog" then the MSN, but check below for sources you may or may not believe.

Plus searching brings up confirmation, and it's quite easy if you dispute something posted here at Free Republic:

MSN report

CCRKBA Report

25 posted on 03/17/2009 6:13:40 PM PDT by Syncro (I'd rather regret something I did instead of regretting not doing it.)
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To: GOPGuide

This guy is a political genius. /s


26 posted on 03/17/2009 6:14:17 PM PDT by mylife ( The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: chadwimc

It seems to be defunding of the training program for pilots firearm license. Hard to pin-down the wording.


27 posted on 03/17/2009 6:16:50 PM PDT by eyedigress
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

every day, every way


28 posted on 03/17/2009 6:17:26 PM PDT by peace with honor
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To: GOPGuide

Oh I wish I could truly express myself about this charlatan in the white house.


29 posted on 03/17/2009 6:17:45 PM PDT by LimaLimaMikeFoxtrot ("If you don't have my army supplied, and keep it supplied, we'll eat your mules up, sir"-Gen.Sherman)
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To: GOPGuide

I’m not kidding, this has been the LONGEST two months I’ve ever experienced!!! I feel absolutely drained.


30 posted on 03/17/2009 6:17:57 PM PDT by diamond6 (Is SIDS preventable? www.Stopsidsnow.com)
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To: GOPGuide
Here is a better source for this thread

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/mar/17/guns-on-a-plane-obama-secretly-ends-program-that-l/

31 posted on 03/17/2009 6:22:21 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: GOPGuide
Friends do not let friends get shot is why Hussein disarmed the pilots.. Time for them to tell the Junior Senator too go to hell and Laugh at him.
32 posted on 03/17/2009 6:27:20 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Osamabama the Wright kind of Racist!)
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To: GOPGuide

Idiot.


33 posted on 03/17/2009 6:28:06 PM PDT by Dallas59 ("You know the one with the big ears? He might be yours, but he ain't my president.")
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To: GOPGuide

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again.

That evil SOB is aiding and abetting mohammedan terrorists and is encouraging further attacks on CONUS.

More terrorist attacks = more scared citizens = more laws restricting freedoms = more power over our lives concentrated in the hands of these wannabe overlords.

A long four years? Only if we survive it.


34 posted on 03/17/2009 6:30:01 PM PDT by Dr.Zoidberg (Warning: Sarcasm/humor is always engaged. Failure to recognize this may lead to misunderstandings.)
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To: I_Like_Spam
Only one, that I've heard.

Faulty rules blamed for gun's firing (airline pilot's accidental discharge)

36 posted on 03/17/2009 6:31:45 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (Bob Taft has soiled the family name for the next century.)
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To: GOPGuide

Y G B S M!!!!


37 posted on 03/17/2009 6:45:48 PM PDT by ASOC (On strike until Congress lowers THEIR wages)
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To: GOPGuide
"Son Of Teleprompter"

"The words on the screen - the words on the screen told me to do all those things."

38 posted on 03/17/2009 6:46:07 PM PDT by an amused spectator (Obama: The Kenyan Anthony Fremont)
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To: Lady GOP

Yes, I was just telling The Husband how odd it is to miss the Clintons. How very very strange. The difference is they do not hate America. The Usurper does.


39 posted on 03/17/2009 6:48:43 PM PDT by TheConservativeParty (Democrats are bastard coated bastards with bastard filling.)
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To: elpadre
Change

just change

40 posted on 03/17/2009 6:52:40 PM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (Government employment exists to provide a middle class lifestyle to otherwise, unemployable people)
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To: GOPGuide

There is no logic behind this decision, because having armed pilots hasn’t been an issue at all. If pilots would have been armed, I’m certain 911 wouldn’t have happened.

One can only conclude this is ideology trumping logic and fact. Hussein is SO anti gun, he won’t even acknowledge that having armed pilots as a last line of defense to defend a plane could save lives.

God help us.

He REALLY is that damned STUPID!!!


41 posted on 03/17/2009 6:54:23 PM PDT by KoRn
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To: GOPGuide

Edit, please. You have an F-bomb in your text.


42 posted on 03/17/2009 6:55:27 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (HOPE and CHANGE? More like BAIT and SWITCH.)
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To: GOPGuide

All I know is...

If some terrorist attack involving airliners like 911 happens again, could it have been prevented if the pilots were armed? Since Hussein disarmed the pilots we would never know.

If something like that happens again, Hussein will face political destruction of the likes we have never seen. Of course the media will do their best to cover it all up for him.


43 posted on 03/17/2009 7:00:56 PM PDT by KoRn
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To: Common Sense 101
Oh, didn't you know? Most flightdecks are outfitted with a fireaxe/multiuse tool. Besides, cabin personnel also have access to hot coffee for scalding and full pop cans to use as missles. We don't need a pilot with a gun turning into Rambo.
44 posted on 03/17/2009 7:06:09 PM PDT by SirFishalot
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To: LimaLimaMikeFoxtrot

And you are not the only one.


45 posted on 03/17/2009 7:09:18 PM PDT by mcshot (With proper self defense invaders should be cold by the time the cops arrive.)
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To: Izzy Dunne

“then somebody please ‘splain to me the problem”

Well the guy running the country, can’t even run his mouth without the aid of a teleprompter. Also, to this day he still hasn’t proven he is an American citizen, but that’s nothing to worry about... Did I mention he has zero experience?


46 posted on 03/17/2009 7:11:44 PM PDT by SouthernmostFreeper (For Sale:Birth Certificates by Adobe... cheap, email if interested.)
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To: chadwimc
No source? Just a blog? Hmmm...

Blog's link goes to more expansive Washington Times news story: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/mar/17/guns-on-a-plane-obama-secretly-ends-program-that-l/

47 posted on 03/17/2009 7:19:30 PM PDT by Does so (White House uncomfortable? Sleeplessness? The 0bama will quit before 6 months are up.)
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Washington Times EDITORIAL:
Guns on a plane...Obama secretly ends program that let pilots carry guns
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/mar/17/guns-on-a-plane-obama-secretly-ends-program-that-l/

CCRKBA Press Release:
Obama Effort to End Armed Pilots Program an Outrage, Says CCRKBA
http://news.prnewswire.com/DisplayReleaseContent.aspx?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/03-17-2009/0004990104&EDATE=


48 posted on 03/17/2009 7:35:34 PM PDT by deks
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To: GOPGuide

TSA Week at a Glance (March 9 - March 15, 2009)

9 passengers were arrested after investigations of suspicious behavior or fraudulent travel documents

24 firearms found at checkpoints

3 artfully concealed prohibited items found at checkpoints

21 incidents that involved a checkpoint closure, terminal evacuation or sterile area breach

http://www.tsa.gov/


49 posted on 03/17/2009 7:37:11 PM PDT by appleseed
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That he's taken valuable time to even THINK about reversing this program....

It's a double whammy. Unbelievable.

And now the bad guys will know that the pilots aren't armed.

50 posted on 03/17/2009 7:44:10 PM PDT by Miss Behave (When seconds count, the cops take minutes.)
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