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How About Banning Bullets? The Constitution Doesn't Say Anything About Those...
TBI ^ | 12-24-2012 | Henry Blodget

Posted on 12/24/2012 1:49:44 PM PST by blam

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To: blam

Really people, we have have to find a way to peacefully separate or end up fighting it out someday. I can’t believe there’s any hope of future reconciliation with the leftists. We have two almost diametrically opposed visions for our respective nations. It ain’t gonna work.


51 posted on 12/24/2012 2:47:41 PM PST by Trod Upon (Civilian disarmament is the precursor to democide.)
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To: Hugin

“Do you really want to give that power to overwhelmingly liberal psychiatrists? They would probably determine that prepping and gun ownership is proof of being a sociopath.

People should only be locked up if they have proven by their actions to be a threat to themselves or others.”

Sociopaths and psychopaths show their tendencies since childhood, so it would not be too hard to say who fits the profile or not, notwithstanding liberal psychiatrists.

If a/an (insert your favorite designation of a mentally ill violent person here) fits the profile of a psychopath and/or sociopath through their own chosen action and/or involuntary circumstances (i.e. “born crazy”), then that person has forfeited his/her right to live in a society; that person shall be promptly removed from society.


52 posted on 12/24/2012 2:51:11 PM PST by sagar
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To: blam

Some people ( the author ) are just too stupid to be
allowed to run around loose.

There is no reason a person should not own a tank or
cannon. Now if they cause damage to their neighbor or
other citizens, THEN there is recourse to civil law
otherwise leave them alone.


53 posted on 12/24/2012 2:53:07 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: blam

Why not ban trigger fingers? F’n lefty idiots ought to be... Never mind, I’ll wait. Patiently.


54 posted on 12/24/2012 2:53:33 PM PST by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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To: Vermont Lt

They’re not worried about whether it works or not. They just want to lay down another cobblestone in the road to serfdom.


55 posted on 12/24/2012 2:54:55 PM PST by Trod Upon (Civilian disarmament is the precursor to democide.)
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To: blam

Some people ( the author ) are just too stupid to be
allowed to run around loose.

There is no reason a person should not own a tank or
cannon. Now if they cause damage to their neighbor or
other citizens, THEN there is recourse to civil law
otherwise leave them alone.


56 posted on 12/24/2012 2:57:22 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Mastador1

There are no more slaves in America, so we can repeal the 13th Amendment.


57 posted on 12/24/2012 3:27:07 PM PST by 17th Miss Regt
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To: blam
In 1944 -1946, flamethrowers and machineguns were legal weapons in New York State-

What the hell happened to our Second Amendment Rights?

viz=

lest we ever forget the real America

"ELIZABETHTOWN

—Frank A. Stevens has received numerous souvenirs from his son, Durand, who is a Sergeant attached to the Signal Corps in the South-west Pacific. They consist of shell and woods and money; a flame thrower; a flag; a telephone, and many other items of interest."

'Essex County Republican' Mar 3, 1944, p1

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"An interesting sidelight of the event was the large display of World War II souvenirs that the veterans have collected during the past war in the many theaters of operation"

'Essex County Republican' Aug23 1946 p1

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"Deer Season Slated Oct. 20-Nov. 20;

Bar Automatic Weapons

Governor Dewey signed a bill yesterday fixing the opening of the 1946 deer season in the Adirondacks for October 20. The season will close Nov. 20.

Other bills of interest to local sportsmen signed this week include one prohibiting the use of automatic firearms in hunting.

Designed as a safeguard against the use of rapid-fire weapons brought back by overseas veterans as war souvenirs, the bill defines an automatic gun as "one which will continue to fire as long as the trigger is held back." Autoloading guns which require that the trigger be pulled for each shot are permitted, provide they contain not more than six shells.

The State Conservation Department was authorized to set open season for grouse or partridge concurrently with the season for woodcock."

'Essex County Republican'. Thurs. Apr 11 1946

Machine guns were legal in NY State only 66 years ago -

What happened?

58 posted on 12/24/2012 3:32:13 PM PST by bunkerhill7 (how did our legal rights became illegal illegally?)
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To: blam

Why do they avoid the whole point of the 2nd Amendment, which is to keep government from disarming the people. The minuteman is the very symbol of American liberty. In England and in France and Germany, they have a history of government consolidated in the monarchy or in the national state. For the English, it dates to the English Civil War. For the French to the reign of Louis XIV. For Germany to unification under the Prussian king. Cromwell put the fear of God in the English elites, so they limited the size of the Army through the Mutiny Acts,while allowing the Navy to grow to guard an expanding trade. Where the Army was essentially a colonial army, and basically a core depending on colonial allies and mercenaries, as in their attempt to suppress our rebellion against the king. We adopted a similar policy, which is has been to depend primarily on the states and their militias. It was for this reason that in 1861, Lincoln had an army that consisted of 26,000 men, scattered across the country, and like every President before him to call upon the states for volunteers.


59 posted on 12/24/2012 3:43:11 PM PST by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: blam

Why do they avoid the whole point of the 2nd Amendment, which is to keep government from disarming the people. The minuteman is the very symbol of American liberty. In England and in France and Germany, they have a history of government consolidated in the monarchy or in the national state. For the English, it dates to the English Civil War. For the French to the reign of Louis XIV. For Germany to unification under the Prussian king. Cromwell put the fear of God in the English elites, so they limited the size of the Army through the Mutiny Acts,while allowing the Navy to grow to guard an expanding trade. Where the Army was essentially a colonial army, and basically a core depending on colonial allies and mercenaries, as in their attempt to suppress our rebellion against the king. We adopted a similar policy, which is has been to depend primarily on the states and their militias. It was for this reason that in 1861, Lincoln had an army that consisted of 26,000 men, scattered across the country, and like every President before him to call upon the states for volunteers. The Confederate Army was constituted the very same way.


60 posted on 12/24/2012 3:47:31 PM PST by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: 17th Miss Regt

Well just us tax slaves!


61 posted on 12/24/2012 3:47:41 PM PST by Mastador1
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To: blam
..."well-regulated militia," an important qualifying clause in the Second Amendment...

Actually it has no legal significance whatsoever. It's only the "shall" clause that matters.

62 posted on 12/24/2012 4:04:05 PM PST by Yardstick
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To: blam

Don’t bother leaving a comment on that commie site. It will be removed immediately so as not to scare the mice.


63 posted on 12/24/2012 4:12:14 PM PST by sergeantdave (The FBI has declared war on the Marine Corps)
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To: blam

Ammunition is an integral part of a firearm just like the trigger or firing pin.


64 posted on 12/24/2012 4:26:26 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: blam

Bullets are “arms.”


65 posted on 12/24/2012 4:46:38 PM PST by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE www.fee.org/library/books/economics-in-one-lesson)
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To: mountainlion

..............and, let’s just say I came into a Trillion dollars and decided I wanted to buy an aircraft carrier!

...........where is the law that would stop me?


66 posted on 12/24/2012 4:58:14 PM PST by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid!)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Bushy’s website is again taking orders for 30 & 40-rnd 5.56/.223 mags. Need some?


67 posted on 12/24/2012 5:01:33 PM PST by carriage_hill (Have A Very Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year!)
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To: blam
They're "cartridges".

One of the components that make up cartridges are "bullets".

Idiots.

68 posted on 12/24/2012 5:04:46 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: Raycpa
Freedom of the press doesn’t mean we have to let the press have ink for their press.

Or paper. OR perhaps the governmemt could impose limits: Clothes, wine, olive presses allowed, printing presses restricted.

69 posted on 12/24/2012 5:27:33 PM PST by Oztrich Boy (I think, therefore I am what I yam, and that's all I yam - Rene "Popeye" Descartes)
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To: carriage_hill

After looking at the regs what I proposed would be illegal because I received them by mail. Tanks anyway.

Looks like I may have to drive to the VA gun show to find them.


70 posted on 12/24/2012 5:55:58 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks
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To: blam

Liberal logic is an assault on sanity and should be banned.


71 posted on 12/24/2012 5:58:22 PM PST by Graybeard58 ("Civil rights” leader and MSNB-Hee Haw host Al Sharpton - Larry Elder)
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To: blam
And that "right to bear arms" is actually supposed to support the existence of a "well-regulated militia," an important qualifying clause in the Second Amendment that those in favor of free access to assault weapons usually ignore.

It would be nice if these jerks would consult a dictionary once in a while. The term "regulated" doesn't always mean "restricted by government." It also means "put in good order," and "conforming to a standard." This just might mean that the militia, when "well-regulated," is actually properly equipped for action, not restricted by idiotic gun-control laws.

72 posted on 12/24/2012 6:11:46 PM PST by Disambiguator (America chose...poorly.)
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that is the collectivst perception of rights.

the USSC has now established the second like the rest of the amendments 1-9 are individual rights.


73 posted on 12/24/2012 6:13:34 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: blam
Liberals are so damn ignorant - or else deliberately misleading. Mr. Blow-jet has conveniently forgotten two very recent US SC cases: In Heller v. Washington D.C. (2008) the Court found that the RKBA is an individual right of the people, i.e., that the operational clause in the 2nd Amendment is "the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed". And in MacDonald v. Chicago (2010) the Court reiterated this opinion and incorporated it under the 14th Amendment, thus applying it to the states.
74 posted on 12/24/2012 6:44:06 PM PST by 45Auto (Big holes are (almost) always better.)
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One can also get a class II license to own a fully automatic firearm.

You don't get a license, you pay a $200.00 Federal excise tax and file an BATF Form 4. The completed form (& certified check for the tax stamp) goes to the Class III holder of a Federal Firearms Licensed (FFL) dealer from whom you are buying the weapon. Said dealer must operate his business in your state of residence FYI.

The dealer then fill out his portion of the form, listing a description of the weapon, serial number, name and address of his business and license holder's signature. He then forwards the completed form and certified check to a BATF examiner for processing. This process can take upwards of six months or more.

When the form is approved it is mailed back to the dealer who then notifies you that you may come and pick up your purchase. You make multiple copies of the Form 4 with the attached excise tax stamp and put the original in a safe deposit box as it is your only proof that you are the legitimate owner of a machine gun.

You can use a copy to ward off curious local cops but if the ATF asks to see the original you'd best be able to produce it promptly. You need to carry a copy when ever your MG leaves you property (say you drive to the range) should the need arise for proof of ownership.

Do not plan on crossing your state line while in position of your MG without checking with states along your route regarding their local laws regarding Class III weapons in transport. A Check with your (by now) friendly BATF contact what they advise.

If sometime you chose to relocate you will need to update the BATF with your new address. Likewise, if you move out of state, you need to research your new potential home for restrictions on Class III goodies. Again, you must keep BATF appraised as to the new location of your high priced toy. All it takes is patience and money and you too can "rock & Roll".

Regards,
GtG

PS The same procedures are used when purchasing short barreled shotguns and rifles, suppressors, and "dangerous devices"(bore greater than .50 cal), or any other weapon.

PPS Successfully completing a BATF Form 4 is much easier if you set up a trust to hold your Class III purchases. If you want to know why FReep mail me directly.

75 posted on 12/24/2012 11:52:47 PM PST by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: Cen-Tejas
..........where is the law that would stop me?

Howard Hughs owned the biggest plane in the world. He had a ship for “exploring” the Global Challenger which was used to retrieve a Russian sub.

76 posted on 12/25/2012 5:27:01 AM PST by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: blam; SunkenCiv

How about we ban bears? we may have a right to bear arms, but if there are no bears to cut the arms off of, then the problem would be solved, no.

I, for one, would never have a couple of bear arms in my home, but respect the Constitutional right to have them.


77 posted on 12/25/2012 7:37:58 AM PST by wildbill (You're just jealous because the Voices talk only to me.)
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To: blam

this is acutally a brilliant idea. has anyone thought of applying it to heroin, cocaine, or meth? Maybe we should ban drunk drivers.


78 posted on 12/25/2012 8:41:51 AM PST by deimos
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To: blam

Why we should give crooked former securities analyst Henry Blodget the time of day, no less ventilate over his silly contribution to the people-control narrative is beyond me.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Blodget

More interesting and encouraging are testimonies like this:

Gun Restrictions Have Always Bred Defiance, Black Markets - J.D. Tuccille|Dec. 22, 2012 1:00 pm http://reason.com/archives/2012/12/22/gun-restrictions-have-always-bred-defian/print

and this study referenced in Tuccille’s piece: http://www.anarma.org/descargas/documentacion/Gun-control-and-reduction-FCsaszar.pdf


79 posted on 12/25/2012 10:31:47 AM PST by Blue_Ridge_Mtn_Geek
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To: blam
“Who are the militia? Are they not ourselves? Congress has no power to disarm the militia. Their swords and every other terrible implement of the soldier, are the birthright of an American . . . . The unlimited power of the sword is not in the hands of either the federal or state governments, but, where I trust in God it will ever remain, in the hands of the people.”

– Tench Coxe, The Pennsylvania Gazette (February 20, 1788)


80 posted on 12/25/2012 10:42:38 AM PST by EternalVigilance ("Give 'em Watts, boys!")
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To: wildbill
I'm not sure I can bear any more of your humor, it's become unbearable.
81 posted on 12/25/2012 10:51:38 AM PST by blam
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To: blam

2nd Amendment, baby! Yeah!

When you’re dealing with media people who talk about semi-automatic AR15s as machine guns with 100 round clips full of high-caliber armor-piercing bullets that can spray their victims, you know there is no point to discussing it, but I do wish that the defenders of the 2nd Amendment would at least call them on their misinformation every time.

It’s seems the defenders are scared to call them out on stupidity and we will lose the conversation if they continue to let the left say anything they like without correction.


82 posted on 12/25/2012 3:18:12 PM PST by wildbill (You're just jealous because the Voices talk only to me.)
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