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State Suspends Handgun Carry Permit Of Tactical Response CEO
livewire.talkingpointsmemo ^ | 1/11/13 | IGOR BOBIC

Posted on 01/11/2013 6:53:13 PM PST by listenhillary

The state of Tennessee has suspended the handgun carry permit of James Yeager, CEO of Tactical Response, who recently said he would "start killing people" should President Obama take executive action on gun control.

State officials explained they revoked the permit because of Yeager's "material likelihood of risk of harm to the public," according to a local TV station. Tactical Response is a Tennessee-based company that specializes in firearms and tactical training.

"The number one priority for our department is to ensure the public's safety," wrote Commissioner Bill Gibbons. "Mr. Yeager's comments were irresponsible, dangerous, and deserved our immediate attention. Due to our concern, as well as that of law enforcement, his handgun permit was suspended immediately. We have notified Mr. Yeager about the suspension today via e-mail. He will receive an official notification of his suspension through the mail."


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1 posted on 01/11/2013 6:53:24 PM PST by listenhillary
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To: listenhillary

He let his Alligator mouth outrun his Hummingbird ASS!


2 posted on 01/11/2013 6:56:54 PM PST by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: listenhillary

What was it Tuco said?


3 posted on 01/11/2013 6:57:07 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: listenhillary

The Des Moines Register probably not allowed armed guards after that column calling for Republicans and NRA officials to be shot, right?


4 posted on 01/11/2013 6:58:58 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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5 posted on 01/11/2013 7:00:51 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: listenhillary

The Second Amendment is on its way out with the First Amendment soon to follow.

So it goes with TYRANTS.

In these time it is better to be a stealth commando than a loose cannon.


6 posted on 01/11/2013 7:01:44 PM PST by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: BenLurkin

I can’t find the original thread from earlier this week. Something along the lines of he would start killing people if his second amendment rights were infringed.


7 posted on 01/11/2013 7:03:02 PM PST by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: listenhillary

Keep your powder dry.


8 posted on 01/11/2013 7:04:10 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: BenLurkin

Tuco: I’ll kill you.
Blondie: If you do that... you’ll always be poor... just like the greasy rat you are.


9 posted on 01/11/2013 7:04:18 PM PST by BipolarBob (Happy Hunger Games! May the odds be ever in your favor.)
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To: BenLurkin
What was it Tuco said?

I think he said "do something" don't talk.

10 posted on 01/11/2013 7:04:24 PM PST by Mark17 (California, where English is a foreign language)
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To: US Navy Vet

So?

His comments were less specific than a number of recent liberal commentstors and nothing has happened to them,,,

Our Rights were never to be infringed absent due process. Where was his trial?

Methinks he isn’t the only one with a “humingbird ass”...


11 posted on 01/11/2013 7:05:39 PM PST by Dead Corpse (Sine ullo desiderio vive et ama.... Carpe diem.)
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To: listenhillary

Yep. A sentiment echoed by a lot of people.


12 posted on 01/11/2013 7:07:06 PM PST by Dead Corpse (Sine ullo desiderio vive et ama.... Carpe diem.)
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To: listenhillary

I saw the video ... he took his video down fairly quickly, but it was reposted by others.

The moment he said “I’m gonna start killing people” he crossed the line. He left the people in a position of public safety no choice but to rescind his CCP.

Free speech does not include the right to make overt threats of physical harm to others.


13 posted on 01/11/2013 7:08:02 PM PST by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: Dead Corpse

And “Give me liberty, or give me death” is not an overt threat. Saying “I’m going to start killing people” is an overt threat. Very big difference.


16 posted on 01/11/2013 7:17:40 PM PST by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: spodefly

Wrong. TN is a “shall issue State”. They can’t just strip your permit without charges being filed.

That, completely aside from Constitutional issues regarding the legitimacy of “permit” laws for a protected Right.

Read the law and come back again to toss an RKBA advocate under the bus.

Coward.


17 posted on 01/11/2013 7:20:44 PM PST by Dead Corpse (Sine ullo desiderio vive et ama.... Carpe diem.)
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To: listenhillary
Yeah, the vid made him look like the posterboy for the need to control guns.
Frothing at the mouth in support of, or against, any agenda or cause aint the best way to garner intelligent support for it.
Leave the 'rabid' schtick for the libs. Their supporters are the natural audience for that brand of theater anyway.
18 posted on 01/11/2013 7:22:29 PM PST by 45semi (A police state is always preceded by a nanny state...)
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To: listenhillary

People need to take care right now to not let emotions do their thinking. Think rational and speak rational if you must speak at all.


19 posted on 01/11/2013 7:23:11 PM PST by Figment
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To: US Navy Vet

Agree. His mouth matches the Chicago Police Chief.http://www.gunssavelife.com/?p=4552

What LOSERS.


21 posted on 01/11/2013 7:23:38 PM PST by Lumper20
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To: 45semi

If any of his “Tactical Response” students are ever involved in a questionable shooting, I can make a wild guess at what video the grand jury is going to see...


22 posted on 01/11/2013 7:26:47 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: US Navy Vet

And nobody sees, nor brings up, how an Inalienable Right is so easily taken away. Was there a trial? A sentence? Sure seems a travesty of justice for ANYONE.

Yet another example of why Constitutional carry should be the standard; what other Rights are taxed and licensed as much??


23 posted on 01/11/2013 7:27:30 PM PST by i_robot73
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To: listenhillary

He’s an agent provocateur and this “getting burned by the state” is ALSO a part of the whole act.

This is to shore up his “realllly baaaad anti-gummint” chops.

“Golly, he’s really legit..!”


24 posted on 01/11/2013 7:29:04 PM PST by gaijin
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To: Figment

Exactly. This is not the time for Billy Bad Ass talk.It is time to plan, time to write, time to talk to your loved ones, too.


25 posted on 01/11/2013 7:29:04 PM PST by Lumper20
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To: BenLurkin
What was it Tuco said?

That has ALWAYS been one of my all-time favorites.

26 posted on 01/11/2013 7:29:04 PM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: Dead Corpse

“Shall Issue” unless you are a menace to the public, and making overt physical threats makes you a menace. They may have skipped some steps in revoking it without due process based on state law. If so, he can fight it and maybe get it back. I don’t know.

Even he knew he had crossed the line and took the video down quickly, but the internet is forever and others reposted it. Damage done.

I know we get pretty heated sometimes here on FR, and we wargame and create hypotheticals and recount examples from history. All well and good. But the moment someone makes overt threats of physical harm to others, they have crossed the line, and whatever heat rains down on them is of their own doing.


27 posted on 01/11/2013 7:30:37 PM PST by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: listenhillary

It was foolishly said, and discredits the cause. It would have been different if he had said “I will defend myself” or “I will defend my rights,” or something like that.

The Brits fired the first shots in the Revolution. Americans then returned their fire. If it comes to a civil war in this country I would expect the same, with the Nazis in the government or the fruitcakes on the left starting the killing—not the real conservatives.

This guy’s business is to train people to use weapons to defend themselves and their families, not to go out and kill people—unless those people threaten to kill them first.


28 posted on 01/11/2013 7:32:26 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Dead Corpse

“Wrong. TN is a “shall issue State”. They can’t just strip your permit without charges being filed.”

Wrong. I live in TN. They can strip your permit if someone files a protection order. Anyone can file a protection order for no good reason whatsoever


30 posted on 01/11/2013 7:33:39 PM PST by Figment
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To: listenhillary
James Yeager, CEO of Tactical Response, who recently said he would "start killing people"

Better to keep your mouth shut and be thought stupid, than to open it and remove all doubt.

31 posted on 01/11/2013 7:35:00 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (Carry a Gun, It's a Lighter Burden Than Regret)
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To: gaijin

This has been discussed elsewhere.

He’s quasi-legit. He did a tactical error as a contractor out East that earned him some infamy.

He’s a world class douche.

But he’s our douche. He’s no Alex Jones that’s for damn sure.

Hang together or hang separately.

Choose.


32 posted on 01/11/2013 7:35:15 PM PST by Dead Corpse (Sine ullo desiderio vive et ama.... Carpe diem.)
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To: Joe 6-pack; US Navy Vet
Holy Moley! That link to the Chitown P.D. police chief is something!
"HYPOCRISY ON HIGH: I'm sure Police Officer Garry Francis McCarthy sure felt that very same way back on that St. Paddy's Day in the 46 Precinct, when off-duty and in the bag, he and his brother, Jimmy, (NYSP Trooper - also off-duty and in the bag)
allegedly started a near riot by allegedly shouting the ‘N’ word at the locals while allegedly attempting to shoot out the street lights while allegedly being “intox” to the point he (they) almost couldn't stand."


Good thing he's a Rahm appointee!
33 posted on 01/11/2013 7:35:35 PM PST by 45semi (A police state is always preceded by a nanny state...)
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To: listenhillary

34 posted on 01/11/2013 7:37:18 PM PST by Theoria
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To: Mark17

“If you’re gonna shoot, shoot. Don’t talk.”


35 posted on 01/11/2013 7:37:26 PM PST by Blue Collar Christian (Pray for revival. <BCC><)
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To: listenhillary

Until he actually does something other then talk they just opened up a 1st Amendment lawsuit.


36 posted on 01/11/2013 7:38:43 PM PST by Mechanicos (When did we amend the Constitution for a 2nd Federal Prohibition?)
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To: spodefly; All

“But the moment someone makes overt threats of physical harm to others, they have crossed the line, and whatever heat rains down on them is of their own doing.”

I would normally be inclined to agree with your logic, but the application of what you say is NOT uniformly followed by those “in charge.” There have been plenty of “left-wing” folks making similar threats against conservatives.....but they are not denied due process by the “state.” It seems that “all animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others.”


37 posted on 01/11/2013 7:41:04 PM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: Figment

Thing is, the nuts will make the first move - and the rest of us will have to deal with the aftermath.
Less discussion about what should happen, and more discussion about what will.


38 posted on 01/11/2013 7:42:13 PM PST by ctdonath2 (End of debate. Your move.)
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To: spodefly

So, if someone stated they were going to rob you, and you said “If you do that, I’m going to kill you”, or if they stated “We could just round up the [insert subgroup here] and send them to camps” and you said “if you do that, I’ll kill the collection goons”, that’s an unprotected speech/overt threat???

Logically that’s absurd. While it might be inflammatorially stupid to blurt out such in public, it hardly warrants the suspension of his carry permit.


39 posted on 01/11/2013 7:42:47 PM PST by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: BenLurkin

“If you’re gonna shoot, shoot! Don’t talk”.


40 posted on 01/11/2013 7:44:29 PM PST by Rebelbase
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To: Figment

Second that. If you are EVER considering the submission of commentary, written or video/audio, into the public domain on a subject which has raised your ire, it is IMPERITIVE that you compose it, and set it aside for a bit and come back and read it.

9 times out of 10 you will edit it down. Once in a while you will say “holy crap! I’m glad I held off on that!”

Everything inflammatory you send out into public space, especially the internet, will always be there to be dredged up in the future to impune subsequent eloquence in rhetoric.


41 posted on 01/11/2013 7:49:43 PM PST by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: Blue Collar Christian

Yes that is it. I just tried to sugar coat it a little.


42 posted on 01/11/2013 7:50:56 PM PST by Mark17 (California, where English is a foreign language)
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To: Figment

No mention of a protection order here.

So... Tell us why you approve of a man being denied his Right to bear arms absent actual charges and a trial?


43 posted on 01/11/2013 7:51:15 PM PST by Dead Corpse (Sine ullo desiderio vive et ama.... Carpe diem.)
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To: spodefly
Free speech does not include the right to make overt threats of physical harm to others.

I think you're confused. Free speech most certainly does include the right to say I'm going to kill you - unless you're the President. It's when I act on it that I have broken the law. Please don't further the liberal BS by saying that words are not protected by the first amendment. While I understand the reasoning behind the whole crowded theater thing, I don't agree with it. Then again, I think we should go back to the days when the village idiot would get pummeled by the village men for yelling "fire" in the theater when there was none.

44 posted on 01/11/2013 7:53:09 PM PST by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: Mechanicos

I’d not want to take odds on the success of that, those only go as wins for the subje... er, citizens, when the citizens want to piss on Christ or have public “fluid” exchanges...


45 posted on 01/11/2013 7:55:56 PM PST by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: listenhillary
"said he would "start killing people" should President Obama take executive action on gun control."

They took his permit away which means 0bama WILL take EXECUTIVE ACTION on the 2nd Amendment without Consent of Congress.

46 posted on 01/11/2013 7:57:28 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: Dead Corpse
Cheering on illegal action by the State is just f*cking retarded.

I am the last person that will ever "cheer on" anything the State does. My animus toward "The State" is barely bridled. But it is bridled, for good reason. There are lines that cannot be crossed without catching hell for it. He crossed that line by publicly issuing a video wherein he made threats against the physical safety of others.

If Tennessee law requires charges be brought to rescind a CCP, then he has a case and can fight back. I don't know. I am not a lawyer in TN.

Nonetheless, I am not going to hold up as an example for RKBA someone whose disposition is such that they do what he did.

47 posted on 01/11/2013 7:57:38 PM PST by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: Figment

“Anyone can file a protection order for no good reason whatsoever.”

Ah, that’s a bit too strong there.


48 posted on 01/11/2013 8:15:10 PM PST by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: liberalh8ter
Free speech most certainly does include the right to say I'm going to kill you ...

True enough in one sense. If you make such a threat however, I have legal recourse to, for example, take out a restraining order against you. Further, there are specific charges, such as Menacing, Terroristic Threats, etc., that can follow such a statement. So you will not be free of the consequences of your speech.

All this aside, here is example of a sane, sober response to the our current situation which spells out where we are and a rational response to it:

click

49 posted on 01/11/2013 8:18:21 PM PST by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: Figment

And given the words said in his video, I’m sure somebody felt uncomfortable and then reported it.... and filed the complaint.


50 posted on 01/11/2013 8:38:24 PM PST by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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