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Virginia Dem. says guns need to be titled, registered, gun owners like ‘little children’
Liberty Unyielding ^ | Feb 14, 2014 | By Joe Newby on

Posted on 03/13/2014 11:17:51 AM PDT by robowombat

On Wednesday, Mike Dickinson, a Virginia Democrat running to replace Eric Cantor, R-Va., in the House of Representatives, compared gun owners to children in a message on Twitter. Earlier in the day, he said guns should be “titled” and registered just like cars.

“Gun owners are like little kids right now. They all the rights but none of the responsibility (sic). With rights comes responsibility,” he tweeted.

One person said Dickinson should either “quit huffing paint thinner or quit twitter.”

“Reading your tweets is like watching Idiocracy,” added “Chair Force One.”

One person, however, expressed hope he would win the election “so you can use ARMED Govt agents to disarm these gun owners.” We were informed by email that individual was being facetious with his comment.

In another tweet, Dickinson said that anyone who sells a gun should be responsible if that weapon is used in a crime, making a comparison to bar owners who sell alcohol to those who drink and drive.

“If you as a private person sell someone a gun and it is used in a crime you should be held civilly responsible,” he said.

“If you sell a gun and it ends up being used in a crime or shooting- you should be held responsible,” he wrote in another message.

“Gun retailers should be as well if a gun is used in crime,” he added in another tweet.

Dickinson, however, said he is not for “removing guns,” but compared them “to the norovirus” and made it clear he wants them to be treated like vehicles, and all sellers held responsible for actions taken after the sale.

He also suggested every state have the same gun control laws.

“If every state had same gun control laws, America would be healthy. However we do not. We have some sick states that get everyone else ill,” he tweeted.

He also went after the NRA, saying the organization should fight for abortion and LGBT rights since it supports freedom.

Recently, Dickinson attacked Fox News and suggested the FCC “monitor and regulate” the network.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Philosophy; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: banglist
Dickinson is a fool but he does illuminate the liberal mind at work and his notions are not his own but the latest wrinkle coming in the 'gun control' crusade. Watch for rats to start trying to push these concepts in your state.
1 posted on 03/13/2014 11:17:51 AM PDT by robowombat
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To: robowombat
“Gun owners are like little kids right now. They all the rights but none of the responsibility (sic).

Go off yourself, liberal.

2 posted on 03/13/2014 11:19:42 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: robowombat
Yup.
If you sell someone a car and they drive drunk in it and kill someone, then you should be held responsible.
3 posted on 03/13/2014 11:23:33 AM PDT by grobdriver (Where is Wilson Blair when you need him?)
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To: ScottinVA
They all the rights but none of the responsibility

More than 85 MILLION legal gun owners in the US.....how many were arrested this week for ANY infraction with a gun? 2?

4 posted on 03/13/2014 11:24:17 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: robowombat

Just play his quote over and over on TV and radio, and he will be history. Assuming the Republican has the backbone . . . .


5 posted on 03/13/2014 11:24:35 AM PDT by aimhigh ( Self defense - a human right.)
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To: robowombat
"In another tweet, Dickinson said that anyone who sells a gun should be responsible if that weapon is used in a crime, making a comparison to bar owners who sell alcohol to those who drink and drive."

Bar owners are only responsible if they sell alcohol to an obviously intoxicated person who causes damage by immediately going out and drinking and driving. Anyone selling or deliveriong a gun to an obviously intoxicated person would already be equally liable under existing negligence law for damages that intoxicated person caused with the gun received.

6 posted on 03/13/2014 11:25:00 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: ScottinVA

Mike Dickinson, a Virginia Democrat needs to treated like a spoiled little girl with the tax payers credit card.


7 posted on 03/13/2014 11:25:12 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: robowombat; MeshugeMikey; Diogenes; cripplecreek; Yosemitest; Jane Long; onyx; All

Image posting idea: “Chair Force One.”


8 posted on 03/13/2014 11:26:10 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: ScottinVA

What describes the whole religion of liberalism better than a bunch of immature brats wanting “freedom” with none of the responsibilities of paying for their choices?

That’s the whole appeal of liberalism - “you do what you want and someone else will pay for it”.


9 posted on 03/13/2014 11:27:51 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: robowombat; All

Mike Dickinson — Don’t you have some young daughters of Virginia to exploit in your strip clubs your scumbag.

Probably some needle dic* little pervert. Talk about your war on women...he is getting rich off Virginia daughters striping...Ah yes, good ole fashioned Virginia values.


10 posted on 03/13/2014 11:28:04 AM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: Graewoulf

Bookmarkified!


11 posted on 03/13/2014 11:28:15 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: Graewoulf; MeshugeMikey


Here's his fat face.
12 posted on 03/13/2014 11:31:33 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: areukiddingme1

‘Mike Dickinson — Don’t you have some young daughters of Virginia to exploit in your strip clubs your scumbag.’

Please tell us more, this is too good.


13 posted on 03/13/2014 11:35:10 AM PDT by robowombat
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To: robowombat

I have come to the conclusion that the only way to turn society back to a sane view of gun ownership is to adopt the Swiss model of an “assault” weapon being issued by the state to every homeowner between the ages of 18 and 60 who is not:

- a convicted felon
- conscientious objector
- disabled to the point of not being able to operate the firearm
- ruled mentally incompetent.


14 posted on 03/13/2014 11:36:15 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: aimhigh

This stupidity should cost him some votes.


15 posted on 03/13/2014 11:36:17 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Support Free Republic!!!)
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To: robowombat
He also suggested every state have the same gun control laws.

Excellent idea!

All states should follow the Vermont model for Concealed Carry!

16 posted on 03/13/2014 11:37:43 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: grobdriver

Yup. And if you issue somebody a driver’s license, and the driver subsequently injures a person, the license issuer should be held liable.


17 posted on 03/13/2014 11:38:58 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: grobdriver

Why not Mandatory Background Checks on all sales of automobiles?

With no “Car Show Loopholes”


18 posted on 03/13/2014 11:41:39 AM PDT by digger48
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To: taxcontrol

Considering most folks imprisoned for murdering, assaulting and ganging support leftists, you might want to add democrat voters to your embargo list.


19 posted on 03/13/2014 11:41:44 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: Sgt_Schultze; All

“Yup. And if you issue somebody a driver’s license, and the driver subsequently injures a person, the license issuer should be held liable.”

And then he could go after the spoon manufactures for making him so fat and his parents for making him so GD ugly.


20 posted on 03/13/2014 11:42:58 AM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: robowombat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etBoJJ0GZI8


21 posted on 03/13/2014 11:43:33 AM PDT by RWB Patriot ("My ability is a value that must be earned and I don't recognize anyone's need as a claim on me.")
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To: onyx

Whoa. That has “Child Molester” written all over it.


22 posted on 03/13/2014 11:43:48 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: taxcontrol

If I’m not mistaken, those are “real” assault weapons. Full-auto selectable. No?


23 posted on 03/13/2014 11:45:31 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: taxcontrol

” - - - - ruled mentally incompetent. - - - “

The above quoted part is going to cause a lot of Federal Politicians in “both” political parties to become gunless as well as gutless.


24 posted on 03/13/2014 11:46:03 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: robowombat

http://www.examiner.com/article/virgina-dems-unsure-of-mike-dickinson-over-connections-to-local-adult-businesses


25 posted on 03/13/2014 11:48:37 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: robowombat

http://article.wn.com/view/2014/02/26/Virgina_Dems_unsure_of_Mike_Dickinson_over_connections_to_lo/";


26 posted on 03/13/2014 11:48:48 AM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: Cyber Liberty

LOL.


27 posted on 03/13/2014 11:51:03 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: robowombat
Politicians should be required to submit to background checks, drug tests, and take the SAT (graded the old way).
28 posted on 03/13/2014 11:51:27 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (If Barack Hussein Obama entertains a thought that he does not verbalize, is it still a lie?)
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To: robowombat

Bless his little heart. Stupid can not be fixed. I have started rereading The Out of the Ashes series of books by William W.Johnstone. I still find it amazing how right he was. The first one was published about 1983.


29 posted on 03/13/2014 11:59:24 AM PDT by MamaB
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To: robowombat

Mike Dickinson wants the FCC to regulate Fox News ...

DickinsonForCongress @VoteMike2014

Fox News does nothing but tell lies and mistruths. They have unqualified political analysts. We need FCC to monitor and regulate them.

8:47 PM - 17 Feb 2014

DickinsonForCongress @VoteMike2014 · 18h
Look at a map of states that are poor and have low levels of eduction; all are republican strong holds. Yet they blame Inner cities

https://twitter.com/VoteMike2014?original_referer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.washingtonpost.com%2Fblogs%2Ferik-wemple%2Fwp%2F2014%2F02%2F26%2Ffox-newss-sean-hannity-destroys-democratic-pol-who-accused-fox-of-lying%2F&tw_i=435606348567703552&tw_p=tweetembed


30 posted on 03/13/2014 12:03:29 PM PDT by kcvl
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DickinsonForCongress @VoteMike2014 · 17h
@RepPaulRyan has no idea what is going on in America. Says inner city African Americans are takers. True takers live in repub states

DickinsonForCongress @VoteMike2014 · 19h
@GunSenseUSA why is it harder to buy alcohol than it is to buy a gun ?

DickinsonForCongress @VoteMike2014 · 17h
Louisiana, Kentucky, South Carolina are top poor states in America and biggest takers of government aid. Not inner cities

DickinsonForCongress @VoteMike2014 · 19h
“@TheBucketShop: @VoteMike2014 If you pay an annual tax on something, you don’t really own it, retard.”
Cars? Home? Pay taxes on & own both

DickinsonForCongress VoteMike2014 · 19h
If @NRA truly believes in freedom they would support women’s rights and the rights of the LGBT community. They care only about themselves

DickinsonForCongress @VoteMike2014 · 19h
Citizens of Louisa County need internet access for education and to grow business. @GOPLeader Eric cantor has not answered their calls

https://twitter.com/VoteMike2014?original_referer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.washingtonpost.com%2Fblogs%2Ferik-wemple%2Fwp%2F2014%2F02%2F26%2Ffox-newss-sean-hannity-destroys-democratic-pol-who-accused-fox-of-lying%2F&tw_i=435606348567703552&tw_p=tweetembed


31 posted on 03/13/2014 12:08:24 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: aimhigh
Assuming the Republican has the backbone . . . .

You assume incorrectly.

32 posted on 03/13/2014 12:09:41 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: robowombat

Such a nice humble guy....NOT!

DickinsonForCongress @VoteMike2014 · 21h
I wrote this and if any of these RW morons would read it they would see that I advocate business owners giving up rights like the NRA should

https://twitter.com/VoteMike2014?original_referer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.washingtonpost.com%2Fblogs%2Ferik-wemple%2Fwp%2F2014%2F02%2F26%2Ffox-newss-sean-hannity-destroys-democratic-pol-who-accused-fox-of-lying%2F&tw_i=435606348567703552&tw_p=tweetembed


33 posted on 03/13/2014 12:12:48 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: robowombat
Any public official afraid to be surrounded by armed constituents is a public official the constituents need to be armed against.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

34 posted on 03/13/2014 12:14:21 PM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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To: robowombat

February 26, 2014

Mike Dickinson, a 34-year-old Richmond Democrat seeking the House seat currently held by Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., received what was called a "chilly reception" from Spotsylvania County Democrats Monday night, fredricksburg.com reported. Local Democrats like Richard Toye reportedly expressed concerns over Dickinson's association with local strip clubs and his lack of experience.

Dickinson, who admitted doing consulting work for adult businesses, recently sent a letter to the editor of The Free Lance–Star castigating some Democratic women who opposed his candidacy because of his “background in business with adult clubs.”

Dickinson, however, said that “judging people by outdated stereotypes is exactly what Democrats are supposed to be against.”

Spotsylvania Democratic Committee member Opal Stroup took exception to his letter.

“You’re asking us to donate money to you, you’re asking us to work our butts off for you but then you write a letter to the editor that attacks women in Chesterfield,” she said. “Do you think that’s a real wise strategy?” She also asked about letters he wrote to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

In January 2013, Dickinson claimed to be the CEO of Mid-Atlantic Showclubs, an adult business.

“But tonight you said you just consulted,” Stroup told Dickinson. “So which is it? You either misrepresented yourself to the public or you’re misrepresenting now.”

Press Here

35 posted on 03/13/2014 12:18:26 PM PDT by kcvl
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Recently, Dickinson accused Fox News of lying and suggested the network be monitored and regulated by the FCC.

“Fox News does nothing but tell lies and mistruths. They have unqualified political analysts. We need FCC to monitor and regulate them,” he said on Twitter.

When confronted by Sean Hannity on an interview that aired Tuesday, Dickinson claimed the network lied by referring to the Affordable Care Act as Obamacare. He also claimed the network promotes hate by calling the ACA “Obamacare,” apparently unaware that President Obama has called the law “Obamacare.”

On Wednesday, he told Hannity the FCC should monitor all networks to ensure only news is presented.

Dickinson has also claimed the NRA descended from the KKK, and claimed the Tea Party and the KKK are “one in the same.

After Tuesday’s interview, Dickinson said those who want the truth in the Benghazi terror attack suffer from a mental disorder. He doubled down on Wednesday, playing the race card.

“Benghazi truthers show the true racism in this country. Bush got treated innocent till guilty with 9/11,President Obama guilty till innocent,” he said.

http://www.examiner.com/article/virgina-dems-unsure-of-mike-dickinson-over-connections-to-local-adult-businesses


36 posted on 03/13/2014 12:19:25 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Cyber Liberty

Yes, that is my understanding as well.


37 posted on 03/13/2014 12:29:27 PM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: robowombat

His analogy is more like trying to hold a liquor store liable for selling a handle of vodka to someone who goes home, consumes it all, and then goes out driving and kills someone.


38 posted on 03/13/2014 12:49:05 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: onyx

Eeechhhh!
Guy looks like he should be driving slowly around playgrounds in a cargo van with tinted windows.


39 posted on 03/13/2014 12:55:44 PM PDT by RandallFlagg ("I said I never had much use for one. Never said I didn't know how to use it." --Quigley)
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To: robowombat

Is the Next Alan Grayson Challenging House Majority Leader?

like Grayson, Mike Dickinson is very progressive

We need to treat our teachers like heroes. We need to to give teachers access to the same benefits of the GI Bill, allowing them a taxpayer funded education. We need to give teachers the same benefits and pay as the military so that we can attract the best of the best.

2) Equality/Women’s Rights. Simply said if you are not part of the solution you are part of the problem. If you vote yes on or pass bills that discriminate you are racist/homophobe. We need people in government who will stand up and fight everyday for all to have equal rights.

3) Media. I feel strongly we need the FCC to monitor and regulate the media for lies. Fox News is the absolute worst and responsible for 75 percent of the lies that circulate about President Obama today. It is not a free speech question. Opinions are opinions. You can express it. However, if you call yourself news you have a responsibility and obligation to tell the truth. It seems nobody understands that the Affordable Care Act is not government insurance. It’s not single payer. You go to a website, you get bids from private companies, and you pick. Some in the news media would have you believe this is raging socialism.

We are chocked full of ignorance in America right now, because the garbage Fox “News” puts out.

4) Workers rights. While equality is important to me, so is a new form of discrimination- classism. Big business will not rest till they break every union, avoid every insurance cost, pay as little as possible, and exploit. My view is that businesses need to readjust the business model and the cut ownership takes. Yes, we are going to make you pay your employees more. Yes, we are going to make you provide insurance. You can either raise your prices and run off customers, or adjust the cut ownership gets. God forbid, the owner of Papa Johns has to forgo one Learjet or mansion. If you are used to making 100k off your business, you need to adjust your business model to make 80k. In America, no one should work 40 hours a week and be homeless or live in a car. If you work 40 hours a week you should have a roof over your families head and food on your plate. Unions are critical. They ensure fair treatment of employees.

Long term, I have always been a fan of a single payer system. I always have liked it. Why? I feel like insurance is very important for every American to have and something that is a benefit to ALL of society. No one should lose a home or face bankruptcy because they are sick. The ACA is great. It’s a start. Let’s see how it is in five to ten years.

We must raise the salaries of our true American heroes; teachers. Attracting the best and brightest to teach requires a significant financial commitment and it is one we must make. We need to find ways to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to go to college with low interest student loans. I would like to find a way to create low cost or no cost higher education. In the meantime I think that we should at least give student loans from the government at the same interest rate we give loans to big businesses.


40 posted on 03/13/2014 1:37:51 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: robowombat
“Reading your tweets is like watching Idiocracy,” added “Chair Force One.”

What could possibly sound more GAY homosexual than "tweeting" on "Twitter"?

41 posted on 03/14/2014 7:43:35 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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