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74-year-old N.C. state senator shoots, wounds intruder at his home....I thought he was Anti-2A?
Richmond Times ^ | 10/2/2009 | Richmond Times

Posted on 10/02/2009 1:21:40 PM PDT by mikelets456

ublished: August 24, 2009

TABOR CITY, N.C. — A sheriff says a North Carolina state senator shot one of two intruders at his home and hospital officials say the man is in fair condition.

Multiple media outlets reported that Columbus County Sheriff Chris Batten said that 74-year-old Sen. R.C. Soles of Tabor City shot Kyle Blackburn late Sunday afternoon.

A spokeswoman at Loris Community Hospital in South Carolina said Monday that Blackburn was in fair condition.

Batten says the shooting occurred when two men went to the senator’s house and tried to kick in his front door. No charges have been filed.

The sheriff’s office said the State Bureau of Investigation was handling the case. A call to an agency spokeswoman was not immediately returned. There was no answer at a number listed for Soles’ home.

The Democrat has been in the Senate 32 years.

(Excerpt) Read more at 2.timesdispatch.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: antigun; banglist; doasisaynotasido; liberalhypocrites; senator; shoots
Post from that site "This guy has voted against guns and gun ownership for as long as he has been in politics. What a hypocrite! “Do as I say not as I do” seems to define his values. The people of NC deserve better than this as do all Americans. Vote him out of office!"
1 posted on 10/02/2009 1:21:41 PM PDT by mikelets456
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To: mikelets456

But,, why didn’t he just call the police? This was clearly a matter for the authorities. And doesn’t he care that his gun was more likely to hurt a child or household member?

What about all those things he tells us?


2 posted on 10/02/2009 1:27:56 PM PDT by DesertRhino (Dogs earn thi title of "man's best friend", Muslims hate dogs,,add that up.)
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To: mikelets456

A liberal gun-grabber and a hypocrite too? Well that’s just beyond belief, ain’t it!


3 posted on 10/02/2009 1:31:51 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax (AGENDA OF THE LEFT EXPOSED)
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To: DesertRhino
The intruder should SUE THE SH** out of the hypocrite!!

I'd like to be on THAT jury. Let the SOB senator live with the politically correct BS he espouses!

Make him pay about $5 million for assaulting the intruder.

4 posted on 10/02/2009 1:33:18 PM PDT by Huebolt (Democrat = (national socialist) = NAZI)
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To: mikelets456

But as a liberal, his life is IMPORTANT! We who make up the sub-classes are expendable.


5 posted on 10/02/2009 1:33:23 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax (AGENDA OF THE LEFT EXPOSED)
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To: mikelets456

Good for the old geezer.

The same thing will happen to anyone who intrudes inside my house.


6 posted on 10/02/2009 1:35:01 PM PDT by Palladin (ACORN is a criminal enterprise.)
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To: mikelets456

You don’t understand -

it’s not “hypocrisy”.

They believe that they are the nobility, and we are the serfs.

They have totally different rules than we do.


7 posted on 10/02/2009 1:36:15 PM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: Huebolt
The intruder should SUE THE SH** out of the hypocrite!!

AAANNNNDDD....
He should go to prison.
According to Rosie.
8 posted on 10/02/2009 1:36:21 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (30-year smoker, E-Cigs helped me quit, and O wants me back smoking again?)
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To: mikelets456

It’s all about who’s castle is getting defended. That is truly peeing on your leg and telling you its raining.


9 posted on 10/02/2009 1:38:57 PM PDT by Steamburg ( Your wallet speaks the only language most politicians understand.)
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To: MrB
They believe that they are the nobility, and we are the serfs.

They need to reflect upon what the serfs eventually did to Louis and Marie.

10 posted on 10/02/2009 1:40:20 PM PDT by Knitebane (Happily Microsoft free since 1999.)
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To: mikelets456

Post from that site “This guy has voted against guns and gun ownership
for as long as he has been in politics. What a hypocrite!
“Do as I say not as I do” seems to define his values.

An anti-2nd Amendment hypocrite...well there’s something you don’t
see every day (/SARC)

Reminds me of the late and UN-GREAT Carl Rowan. Who had to flash
the race card to justify his possession and use of an UN-REGISTERED
pistol at his domicile in Washington, D.C.
Of course, he never really paid a price for violating gun laws of
the lawless D.C.!!!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Rowan

Rowan gained public notoriety on June 14, 1988, when he shot
a teenage trespasser, Neil Smith, who was using Rowan’s swimming pool
in Washington, D.C.. Rowan used an unregistered .22 LR pistol.
Critics charged hypocrisy, since Rowan was a strict gun control advocate.
In a 1981 column, he advocated “a law that says anyone found in
possession of a handgun except a legitimate officer of the
law goes to jail—period.”

In 1985, he called for “A complete and universal federal ban on
the sale, manufacture, importation and possession of handguns
(except for authorized police and military personnel).”

Immediately after the shooting, Rowan offered several conflicting
accounts about where he got the handgun. He first said that he had
purchased the gun himself in response to threats on his life (which he
later claimed had been made by the Ku Klux Klan). He also initially
claimed that the gun had been properly registered. However, when
District of Columbia police disclosed that the gun had not been
registered, Rowan changed his story, claiming that the gun belonged
to his son, who “was an FBI agent and did not have to register
it [because it was] properly registered federally.”

Police officials pointed out that under D.C. law, all guns must be
registered locally; failure to do so was punishable by up to a
year in prison and a $1,000 fine.

Rowan was tried but the jury was deadlocked, the judge declared
a mistrial and he was never retried.
In his autobiography, Rowan said he still favors gun control,
but admits being vulnerable to a charge of hypocrisy.


11 posted on 10/02/2009 1:47:53 PM PDT by VOA
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To: mikelets456
Pols and other self-identified "elite" are normally anti-guns for other people. Self protection is totally irrelevant when it is self-protection for other people. At the same time they have a subconscious or even conscious fear that those other people might come shoot them if those people have guns.

It is the same with the seeming disconnect between being pro abortion and anti death penalty. They cannot possibly be affected by abortion because they are already born and adult and abortion serves a "useful" purpose. But they, having only a very tenuous conception of cause and effect and thinking of Death as being applied randomly, fear that they could be on the wrong side of a death penalty judgment because people older than themselves sometimes receive it.

12 posted on 10/02/2009 1:48:31 PM PDT by arthurus ("If you don't believe in shooting abortionists, don't shoot an abortionist." -Ann C.)
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To: mikelets456

Where have you been, this happened in August.

http://www.wavy.com/dpp/news/us_news/south/nat_ap_nc_shooting_latest_of_odd_happenings_for_nc_senator_20090825644_2802895

You don’t want to know the rest of the story... very unpleasant.


13 posted on 10/02/2009 1:50:18 PM PDT by AliVeritas (Ez 38 Pray.)
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To: Knitebane

They have reflected. Thats what homeland security is for. And the sound cannons and the nuke your insides cannon, all the paramilitary, errr swat teams, police armies in our midst. Dressed in black armed with noknock and the patriot act.


14 posted on 10/02/2009 1:53:33 PM PDT by winodog (Dont be mad at boomers for inventing the WWW and stealing your real life from you.)
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To: mikelets456

You’re missing the point. This hypocrite is against private citizens owning guns, but allows for the ruling class to be able to do as it chooses. That’s the difference.

Guns belong in the hands of the government. You little people will just have to suffer.

That’s the view of the leftist politicians and this guy is no exception.


15 posted on 10/02/2009 1:57:50 PM PDT by BertWheeler (Dance and the World Dances With You!)
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To: mikelets456

The anti-gun left is anti-gun because owning a gun instills a sense of independence in the person possessing the gun. A gun owner is much less likely to cower in a closet dialing 911 and whispering into the phone but the left wants all of us to do this.

As the left sees it, if you ban guns the sheeple will be less likely to see themselves as independent self-sustaining people and will instead see themselves as meek and mild and in need of big brother government.

Banning guns increased peoples dependency on the police, and by extension, banning guns increases peoples dependency on the government and that’s exactly why leftist politicians are always calling for more gun laws.


16 posted on 10/02/2009 2:02:28 PM PDT by BertWheeler (Dance and the World Dances With You!)
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To: AliVeritas

That story does have a very high ewwwwwwwwwwwww factor.


17 posted on 10/02/2009 2:07:09 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("The President has borrowed more money to spend to less effect than anybody on the planet. " Steyn)
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To: AliVeritas

Comment: “Gaydar set for stun.”
Yep.


18 posted on 10/02/2009 2:45:59 PM PDT by MaryFromMichigan
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To: mikelets456

You obviously don’t understand the Liberal mindset (which in a way is a blessing, but I digress...). The elitists have no qualms owning guns themselves. It’s the peasants having guns that bothers them.


19 posted on 10/02/2009 2:50:50 PM PDT by TexasRepublic (Obama = Jim Jones coercing us into suicide on a national scale)
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To: mikelets456

Published: August 24, 2009


20 posted on 10/02/2009 2:53:12 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: BertWheeler

It’s a truly scary thing - various governments over the last say, 250 years, with guns, have killed more people, than anything else. It’s a curious dichotomy when someone says “only the government should have guns.” Didn’t say I liked it, but c’mon!


21 posted on 10/02/2009 3:18:11 PM PDT by Freedom4US
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To: mikelets456
"This guy has voted against guns and gun ownership for as long as he has been in politics."

Rules for thee, but not for me.

22 posted on 10/02/2009 3:22:37 PM PDT by YHAOS
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To: DesertRhino

dollars to donuts the shooter senator knows the door kickers - there’s bound to be more to the story


23 posted on 10/02/2009 7:17:30 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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