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#16 theyarecomingforyou

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 00:34

Meanwhile, the US continues to press ahead with gun safety:

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And the NRA leads the conversation on guns:

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:27

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This is why pro-gunners are looked upon in general as not as intelligent. You can't see the forest through the trees. This can apply to anything.

Speed Limits: why have speed limits when speeders will speed anyway?
Tax Laws: why have tax laws when tax evaders will evade taxes anyways?
Pedophile laws: Why have pedophile laws when pedophiles will still stalk children?
Murder laws: why have murder laws when murders don't care about the laws anyways?


The list is endless... in the end, why have any laws at all? /s

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 03:00

But this is what the reasonable people would believe they want to see happen. You know, because even reasonable people shoot!
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Edit: can't believe how long that took me! :D
Changed text from rational to reasonable

Edited by hedleigh, 27 January 2013 - 03:05.


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Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:32

Where is the third panel where they are both dead on the ground?

The lolz.

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 04:37

You're right. That does seem to be the overly simplistic argument you see put forward by gun nuts,

What's your problem calling people gun nuts. Show a little respect..... :pinch:

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 05:02

What's your problem calling people gun nuts. Show a little respect..... :pinch:


Exactly. Remember, they are nuts, who have guns. Bang bang!

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 05:08

But this is what the reasonable people would believe they want to see happen. You know, because even reasonable people shoot!
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Edit: can't believe how long that took me! :D
Changed text from rational to reasonable

Exactly. Remember, they are nuts, who have guns. Bang bang!

I know exactly what you mean by that image, but I was talking with a neighbor who is a big gun collector and he has no problem with turning in a gun for a fair price.

The way the law is set to go off now ... for example ... Which is why he is so upset with the proposed law :

He bought an AR-15 base model for 1,400$ then had about $3,000 worth of work on it. 4,000$ is what he has it insured for, but they only want to give him 600$ for that gun by the new laws if he were to turn it in. (basically the cost of the metal that is in the weapon)
That is what he is so up in arms about... He was talking about trying to pawn it for 2,500$ before the new laws take effect.

He also said he would be glad to turn it in if they would at least pay the base model rate. or close to it.

He owns about 10 guns total the AR-15 he said he got for Deer hunting. It has a scope on it and custom grip and he says when he goes hunting he caries the 10 round clip. It only fires one shot at a time.
Five of which are from the Civil War.... muskets and officer pistols.

The AR-15, one double barrel shotgun (he says was his grandfathers), One bolt action rifle, and two revolvers (one for him and his wife).

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:10

What's your problem calling people gun nuts. Show a little respect..... :pinch:


What makes you think they deserve respect? These people are paranoid, unreasonable, unwilling to compromise, irrational and driven by fear and cowardice. They show little sign that they value human life over their ability to buy guns that they don't need. They're generally far-right delusionals relying on conspiracy theories to justify their poorly thought out arguments.

Calling them gun nuts seems mild when you consider the type of people that they are.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 00:00

I know exactly what you mean by that image, but I was talking with a neighbor who is a big gun collector and he has no problem with turning in a gun for a fair price.

The way the law is set to go off now ... for example ... Which is why he is so upset with the proposed law :

He bought an AR-15 base model for 1,400$ then had about $3,000 worth of work on it. 4,000$ is what he has it insured for, but they only want to give him 600$ for that gun by the new laws if he were to turn it in. (basically the cost of the metal that is in the weapon)
That is what he is so up in arms about... He was talking about trying to pawn it for 2,500$ before the new laws take effect.

He also said he would be glad to turn it in if they would at least pay the base model rate. or close to it.

He owns about 10 guns total the AR-15 he said he got for Deer hunting. It has a scope on it and custom grip and he says when he goes hunting he caries the 10 round clip. It only fires one shot at a time.
Five of which are from the Civil War.... muskets and officer pistols.

The AR-15, one double barrel shotgun (he says was his grandfathers), One bolt action rifle, and two revolvers (one for him and his wife).


Similar to what happened here in Australia. Sports shooters and collectors got their holes ripped. Neighbours across the back of us were competitive trap shooters and spent a fortune importing an auto shotgun each. Had to hand them in 2 years later and got about $1200 au each if I remember correctly. Can't say if that was everyone's experience. I myself made money out of the deal. :)

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 00:05

Back before the AWB was introduced, they said they they might offer buy backs and that they would offer 500 dollars for AR-15's lol yeah no thanks. I paid 1000 for mine and put another 1000 in it.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 00:25

ya, perfect reason to not even try to do anything about it.... /s


OK Shakey, if it is passed you can volunteer to collect all of those AR-15's from the survivalists in Montana and such places. Oh an if you don't know , to change the US Constitution requires a Constitutional convention which has to be attended by delegates from 38 States. Obama cannot change Gun Laws without it.He can try but he will be impeached for it.

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:44

What makes you think they deserve respect? These people are paranoid, unreasonable, unwilling to compromise, irrational and driven by fear and cowardice. They show little sign that they value human life over their ability to buy guns that they don't need. They're generally far-right delusionals relying on conspiracy theories to justify their poorly thought out arguments.

Calling them gun nuts seems mild when you consider the type of people that they are.

So how is this any different compare to how African Americans were treated back then :rolleyes: Thats how we use to see them soo its the same as these people you speak of..



Also: What makes you think they deserve respect? These people are followers, unreasonable, unwilling to compromise, irrational and driven by control and manipulation .

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:49

the term 'gun control' is a oxymoron in america's context.

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:50

Gun control != no guns to civil people...

I live in Germany and it's quite easy to get a gun here legally if you a) are not totally nuts and b) care about storing your weapon in a responsible way.

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in a government sanctioned holding facility. I lived there for 12.5 years and yes it is government sanctioned or controlled.

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 08:00

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