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Posts by Fun Bob

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  • Ron Paul, the Real Republican? (Announcing the Great Ron Paul Ping List)

    03/01/2007 4:17:35 PM PST · 577 of 591
    Fun Bob to OrthodoxPresbyterian

    Please add me to your Ron Paul ping list please

  • FAA Says 2nd Amendment is Collective Right?

    12/23/2006 7:28:12 AM PST · 38 of 50
    Fun Bob to mountainlyons; dbwz

    I won't disagree with your assessment of the FAA mountainlyons but the real problem here is that we are being told that this language was approved by the Office of the President of the United States.

    If this is true, the FAA is the least of our problems.

    (sorry, sent private reply by mistake first time around)

  • FAA Says 2nd Amendment is Collective Right?

    12/23/2006 5:08:20 AM PST · 24 of 50
    Fun Bob to dbwz
    Gun blogger Dave Codrea wrote to the FAA for clarificiation on this text. He was told:

    Thank you for your comments on the human space flight requirements. This rule, including its security requirements, underwent coordination and review within the executive branch. It was reviewed and approved by the Executive Office of the President.
  • Getting to the Root of Violence

    10/18/2006 3:16:45 PM PDT · 1 of 12
    Fun Bob
  • NJ Police Have No Duty to Protect You

    10/18/2006 1:47:34 PM PDT · 1 of 77
    Fun Bob
    NJ needs shall-issue CCW legislation. Not to mention less arrogant and less paternalistic politicians.
  • Letter to NRA (Vanity) (Are you tired of those mailers, too?)

    09/24/2006 5:26:13 PM PDT · 21 of 27
    Fun Bob to kerryusama04

    When I got my NRA life membership, I got an email from a service rep thanking me. I replied to that email and told him my only request is that I don't get a high volume of mail from the NRA.

    Other than my monthly magazine, I've only received voter information. They've respected my request.

    I get more crap from the SAF and GOA individually than I've ever gotten from the NRA.

    Is the NRA going to stop their fundraiser mailing? No. Never. Why? Because it pays off. I've read that every dollar spent on fundraising results in $10 in donations. They need money and it's a way to get money. As a concerned gun owner and 2nd Amendment activist, I hope they continue their fund raising.

    However, I know too many people who stopped their NRA membership because of the mailings. The NRA needs to make the no fundraising mailer a little more well known to its membership.

  • New Jersey's Most Vulnerable Citizens Are Being Used by the Gun Ban Lobby

    03/22/2006 8:35:09 AM PST · 1 of 8
    Fun Bob

    03/08/2006 10:26:27 AM PST · 53 of 56
    Fun Bob to rattrap

    Biondi has stated he will "reconsider and withdraw" NJ a1327 requiring registrations of name and address before posting comments in online forums.

  • New Jersey State Republican Leader Wants to restrict 1st Amendment Rights on the Internet

    03/08/2006 10:25:41 AM PST · 17 of 19
    Fun Bob to Thanatos

    Biondi has stated he will "reconsider and withdraw" NJ a1327 requiring registrations of name and address before posting comments in online forums.

  • Is this gun legal in NJ?

    03/07/2006 9:39:08 AM PST · 20 of 24
    Fun Bob to fatboy

    I am sorry to report that Nappen's book is out of print and completely unavailable. When I spoke to his office over 1.5 years ago, I was told that there was no plan for another printing and in that time there hasn't been one. Nappen has reportedly since moved to New Hampshire to join the free state project.

    It took me over a year to get a copy of Nappen II for myself and it was only by moaning to every NJ gunnie I knew that I eventually found someone who owned 2 copies and was willing to sell me one.

    NJ is indeed a different world and one problem is that everyone flees rather than gets involved or even donates a red cent to the cause. Maybe the problem is as you say that NJ residents just don't know what they've lost or are aware of the level oppression under which we live here.

    I'm a PA native and look forward to the day I can return home to my native Pennsyltucky and end enjoy life as a citizen rather than an inmate.

    The thing is, New Jersey is not just an isolated a world away whose problems can be escaped from. You see, a lot of the gun control innovations we see in the US originate in New Jersey. The assault weapons and high-cap magazine bans were first passed in New Jersey. New Jersey has the smart gun law that is being whispered about in other state houses and may soon become reality. NJ is a problem that in the future can have an unfortunate spill over effect on the rest of the country.

    Lately, PA has been a hotbed for state level anti-gun initiatives, which thankfully so far have not yet gained much traction. A lot of the focus on PA is the direct result of NJ gun control nuts that have set their sites on PA as the next domino they want to fall.

    Right now as we speak, they are rabble rousing to limit handgun purchases in PA to 1 a month.

    Rendell himself is intimately connected to gun control extremists. In fact, he was the first US city mayor to suggest that cities sue gun manufacturers. A lot of this attention of the gun control lobby is coming at you directly out of New Jersey.

    One of NJ's main anti-gun activists, Bryan Miller of the CeaseFireNJ, a guy intimately connected with anti-gun democrats in this state such as Torricelli, Loretta Weinberg, and Corzine himself, is also very active across the Delaware in PA. In fact, he is the exec director of CeaseFirePA, an organization so much better funded than we could ever hope to be. Don't believe me? Look at this page. They have a $25,000 donation just from one fellow extremist with deep pockets (George Soros?).

    You may escape New Jersey, but New Jersey isn't satisfied for you to get away and enjoy your liberties elsewhere. A stand must be taken in this state but unfortunately; we have been all but abandoned by the NRA.

    The problem is, when we get down to it, our greatest enemies are NJ gun owners. We constantly find that NJ gun owners are either too apathetic (we have heard many times, things like, "it's not a big deal, if they take my gun I'll find another hobby/take up fishing"). There is also too much antagonism between different groups of gun owners. We find that black rifle shooters don't care that much about handgun or CCW rights. Skeet shooters/fowl hunters don't care about anything but their shotgun. Hunters in general tend to be happy with any gun control so long as they have sportsmen’s exemptions. The NJCSD is a big tent organization that represents all gun owners to protect our human right to self-defense and the right of ownership of the tools of self-defense and we do not compromise on that principle.

    We can use any and all support we can get.

  • Is this gun legal in NJ?

    03/07/2006 6:46:08 AM PST · 18 of 24
    Fun Bob to tcostell
    "When dealing in guns, the citizen acts at his peril" -New Jersey Appellete Court

    As you seem to realize, you have to be very, very careful in New Jersey. The above quote came from the case State v. Pelleteri where a New Jersey resident received a felony conviction for possessing a tubular magazine fed .22 semi-auto rifle, a Marlin 60. The tubular magazine held 17 rounds, 2 more than the state limit of 15 rounds. As the quote implies, he got absolutely no sympathy from the courts.

    I believe the NJ semi-auto ban has 2 standards 1) an enumerated list of weapons banned by name 2) any other weapon with more than 2 features from a list of banned features (much like the dead US "assault weapons" ban).

    You didn't state which features your gun has but if it has any thing more than a pistol grip and a removable magazine, it is a banned weapon and a felony to own in New Jersey. Even having a magazine which holds more than 15 rounds is a felony.

    There has been a bill brought up in the NJ legislature every year to alter the assault weapon definition to include any rifle with more than 1 of the enumerated features. So any AR/AK would banned.

    New Jersey has a very active, no compromise, no nonsense, never surrender self defense civil rights organization, the NJCSD. If you value your rights and the Second Amendment, come check us out. You can get knowledgable answers to all of your gun questions in our forums as well.
  • Nephew shoots gun on New Years Eve, hits water pipe

    01/03/2006 3:57:39 PM PST · 88 of 89
    Fun Bob to Supernatural

    "What can I say?"

    Tell them to use firecrackers next year.

  • Democratic Underground? Daily Kos? Not even close . . .

    12/21/2005 10:57:39 AM PST · 36 of 81
    Fun Bob to Fun Bob

    Oh, everyone's Kopechne comments are getting pulled?

    Ted Kennedy hates the First Amendment and free speech. We already knew he hated religion, er, at least, Christianity.

  • Democratic Underground? Daily Kos? Not even close . . .

    12/21/2005 10:53:53 AM PST · 33 of 81
    Fun Bob to Red Badger

    Best comment in the thread at

    #88 Teddy lied while I died.
    — Mary Jo Kopechne Dec 21, 02:52 PM #

  • Killed By Our Mania Over Guns

    12/01/2005 5:52:18 AM PST · 36 of 53
    Fun Bob to kiriath_jearim

    "The restrictions made five or six years ago have been stripped away. "

    What the heck is he talking about?

    AWB was 11 years ago now and it's pre-programmed death has not resulted in any increase in crime or violence according to DOJ statistics. The Doc is just a demagogoue.

  • Female Cop Murdered; British Police Want Guns

    11/23/2005 12:38:38 PM PST · 29 of 63
    Fun Bob to ozzymandus

    Sent unarmed female officers to respond to armed robbers?


    This sounds like the plotline to Robocop. Intentionally sending an officer into a bad situation without backup to get him killed so you can take advantage of the situation. In robocop, they wanted his Peter Wellers brain to reprogram as a robotic cop. In the UK, the gun grabbers want more fuel to the fire for total confiscation and banning AND for a UN accord to ban the sale and manufacture of smallarms.

  • The Ugliest Revolver Ever Made?

    11/23/2005 12:35:16 PM PST · 14 of 26
    Fun Bob to kiriath_jearim

    Sent unarmed female officers to respond to armed robbers?


    This sounds like the plotline to Robocop. Intentionally sending an officer into a bad situation without backup to get him killed so you can take advantage of the situation. In robocop, they wanted his Peter Wellers brain to reprogram as a robotic cop. In Canada, the gun grabbers want more fuel to the fire for total confiscation and banning. Their $2 billion registry has not done one whit of good for them.

  • Lonegan: NJGOP Needs To Rebuild With New, Conservative Leadership.

    11/09/2005 9:38:24 AM PST · 1 of 34
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  • [SH Bay Area] Body-in-trunk suspect got lots of counseling

    10/26/2005 7:47:16 AM PDT · 3 of 25
    Fun Bob to SmithL

    What a tragedy. That woman should have been armed. The police aren't there to save your life. They are there to collect evidence from your corpse or from your wife/daughters violated body to piece a history together and try to find determine who did it. They are historians, not crime preventers.

  • Brazilian Voters Strongly Reject Gun Ban

    10/23/2005 8:19:16 PM PDT · 6 of 52
    Fun Bob to Colonel_Flagg

    It is from al-Reuters. What do you expect? Sorry about the sourcing. It was the first full story I've seen on rejected ban referendum.