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2012-12-25 08:37:33 AM  
6 votes:
I could see this backfiring.
2012-12-25 08:20:01 AM  
5 votes:

doglover: "How about a map of the editorial staff and publishers of Gannett and Journal News with names and addresses of their families...,"

Please do.


The publisher, the publisher's home alarm security code, the publisher's favorite nine-martini-lunch restaurant, the publisher's country club tee times and the dates he tells his family he's going to a men's fellowship meeting but really goes to Dita's Dungeon to be tied up with extension cords and repeatedly violated with a bottle of Pert by a shaved midget albino.
2012-12-25 01:34:15 PM  
4 votes:

ParaHandy: Giltric: Satanic_Hamster: ParaHandy: Satanic_Hamster: While I'm all for openness in government, why the hell are those public records?

Why the hell is the list of cars I own available?

I want a list of where all the young nubile children live as well as their school schedules. It's public records, after all.

In NJ they wanted to put ahighly visible sticker on cars with first time drivers in it.....the left complained because that would let pedophiles target cars with teens in it.....instead of following that highly visible long bright yellow thing that drops off and picks up kids to and from school.

What a ridiculous fear. Cars have windows.

In Northern Ireland new drivers under 21 have to display an "R" plate (restricted) whem driving alone, and use lower speed limits on major roads. I have never heard of this as an issue.

I am a big believer in advanced driver education schemes like the UK's Pass Plus ... in the long term, this would save thousands of lives a year too. US driving tests are far too easy.


Japan has a sticker for old folks and new drivers. This allows other drivers to be aware that the driver in your vicinity may be inexpirienced (or have a slower reaction time) so extra care may be needed around the drivers who's car bare these stickers.

We currently use a similar sticker identifier system to identify a-hole drivers here in the US:

www.vinyl-decals.com
2012-12-25 11:47:41 AM  
4 votes:

Sleeping Monkey: [mlkshk.com image 330x186]


mlkshk.com
i1121.photobucket.com

What he said!
2012-12-25 11:27:58 AM  
3 votes:
The ONLY thing that can stop a bad guy with a newspaper is a good guy with a newspaper.
2012-12-25 11:25:52 AM  
3 votes:

snuff3r: Noones going to lose their job over this.


But Noone didn't have anything to do with this. Noone has been doing a great job since he joined the paper.
2012-12-25 11:20:42 AM  
3 votes:
Follow up article:

Mass shooting at The Journal News offices by disgruntled gun owner.
2012-12-25 10:48:45 AM  
3 votes:
Oh, my. Judging from the comments, we have a quite a number of revolutionaries on our hands here.
2012-12-25 12:28:56 PM  
2 votes:

s2s2s2: Brick-House: There are about 1,300,000 abortions in America each year.

How much is that saving in welfare costs?


i45.tinypic.com
2012-12-25 12:18:18 PM  
2 votes:
Gun nuts, ready to violently overthrow the government at a moments notice, piss their pants when a local newspaper points at them.. And here I thought they've been claiming to be so brave and prepared for opposition.
2012-12-25 12:07:17 PM  
2 votes:

Anonymocoso: BizarreMan: I live in the south. I go under the assumption that I am the only one in my neighborhood who doesn't own a gun.

This.

But I live in Utah.

Wait a second.....guns cause crime. I must be dead.


You live in Utah. You only wish you were dead.
2012-12-25 11:58:19 AM  
2 votes:
Hey mods, can we get some trigger warnings on this article? Was just video skyping with BongBoy69 and he just bit the tip of his own tongue off after reading it. He totally went off half-cocked and started screaming racial epithets about Obama and how kickstarter will be sorry they never allowed his zombie mmporg to succeed.
2012-12-25 11:55:24 AM  
2 votes:

3.bp.blogspot.com


The question is not whether you can own a gun...because you can.

What you can't do is own ANY gun you want. A gun is a commercial product. It can be regulated, controlled, recalled, restricted...just like any other commercial product.

I for one am not going to sit here and listen to you badMOUTH sensible gun restrictions. Gentlemen!
2012-12-25 11:46:35 AM  
2 votes:
Daniel Perleman would still be alive if he was armed. Think about it. Then sign up for the NRA using my referral ID so I can get GunBuxs good for free apparel at the NRA online store. There's a tom Clancy e-book I want to get.
Pav
2012-12-25 11:30:17 AM  
2 votes:
Public records are public! Oh the horror!
2012-12-25 11:25:55 AM  
2 votes:
What, don't all you tough-guy six-shootin' cowboys want everyone to know how big and bad you are with your big bad guns? Pussies. Learn to fist-fight, like a real man.
2012-12-25 11:25:33 AM  
2 votes:
How about a list of illegal gun owners.
2012-12-25 10:43:56 AM  
2 votes:

Mr. Coffee Nerves: doglover: "How about a map of the editorial staff and publishers of Gannett and Journal News with names and addresses of their families...,"

Please do.

The publisher, the publisher's home alarm security code, the publisher's favorite nine-martini-lunch restaurant, the publisher's country club tee times and the dates he tells his family he's going to a men's fellowship meeting but really goes to Dita's Dungeon to be tied up with extension cords and repeatedly violated with a bottle of Pert by a shaved midget albino.


i.imgur.com '
Dita's Dungeon has it all...
2012-12-25 08:58:51 AM  
2 votes:

Mr. Coffee Nerves: goes to Dita's Dungeon to be tied up with extension cords and repeatedly violated with a bottle of Pert by a shaved midget albino.


Go on...
2012-12-25 01:25:35 AM  
2 votes:
Newspapers do this sort of thing every five or six years.  Then somebody publishes the names, addresses, phone numbers, license plate numbers, and schools of the kids of all the reporters and editors and they all have to jump through hoops to get phone numbers changed, and if I recall last time I read about this foolishness one of the reporters moved because she was tired of getting rotten fish guts on her porch.
2012-12-26 12:37:18 AM  
1 vote:

Clemkadidlefark: utharda: Amos Quito: [i1121.photobucket.com image 850x596]

So, if the hysterical Gun-Grabbers are right, a map showing gun-related crimes should correlate very closely to the above.

Red areas: High gun crime.
Non-red: Crime Free Zones.

Right?

Indeed.  Lunatic's aside you'll find that Fairfield County Ct, right next to Westchester is incredibly safe.  Port Chester.... Not so much.   But enjoy your penis surrogate gun toting call of duty jack off fantasy.

apparently you have considerable experience with jack off fantasies. how's the dating scene down there in your parent's basement?


Your mom's been here all week.  Also your sister, your wife, your dog and your guidance counselor.

Nice try.  Now why don't you see if you can fit your penis in a .22 barrel.

DIAF.
2012-12-26 12:22:07 AM  
1 vote:

redhook: also bet you think an "assault weapon" is full auto when it is really just a term that was invented to demonize firearms.


No, because I'm not retarded. But, thanks for asking.
2012-12-25 11:27:38 PM  
1 vote:

doglover: Generation_D: I could see this backfiring.

Case an address, doublecheck the list. Not on the gun owners' registry? Easy pickins for a home invasion. They won't shoot back.


This is too easy

images.sodahead.com
2012-12-25 09:05:45 PM  
1 vote:

way south: Atypical Person Reading Fark: The names and addresses of pretty much everyone are available (easily) online.

True, but there are millions of people.
What you want isn't just a random name or address, but a reason to pay that person a visit.
This paper did the equivalent of saying "Here is a list of all the people who just got a new flat screen TV" or "Here's some folks who keep a few thousand dollars in their house".

Why would any normal person need to know that?
Why air an article to air peoples information?

Its bad enough that there was a list, things are worse now that people know which door to stop at.



Or rather, NOT to stop at.

I would hope that any would-be criminal that is smart enough to read this map is also smart enough not to enter abodes where he is likely to exit under the care of the coroner.
2012-12-25 02:26:22 PM  
1 vote:

computerguyUT: England has 1/5 the the population of the US and their Violent crime is 4x ours


Wow, do you really believe this? Amazing. I don't know whether to feel sorry for you or be impressed by your trolling.

computerguyUT: They have also recently banned cricket bats in public.


LOL. You really are a retard. No, I take it back, you're right - we have to smuggle them around in paper bags, really, we do. It's made matches on the village green very tricky for us.

And, just for the record, I have zero problems with keeping under-18s away from giant knives - it's just common sense; something America seems to have lost since Clinton.

Seriously, people like you give Americans such a bad image abroad, it's such a shame. But you wouldn't care... I'll bet you don't even own a passport.

\Happy Festivus
2012-12-25 01:32:28 PM  
1 vote:
thomasajohnston.files.wordpress.com
OMG! This thing's got my name, address and home phone number!! I feel violated.
2012-12-25 01:13:09 PM  
1 vote:

ParaHandy: Giltric: Satanic_Hamster: ParaHandy: Satanic_Hamster: While I'm all for openness in government, why the hell are those public records?

Why the hell is the list of cars I own available?

I want a list of where all the young nubile children live as well as their school schedules. It's public records, after all.

In NJ they wanted to put ahighly visible sticker on cars with first time drivers in it.....the left complained because that would let pedophiles target cars with teens in it.....instead of following that highly visible long bright yellow thing that drops off and picks up kids to and from school.

What a ridiculous fear. Cars have windows.

In Northern Ireland new drivers under 21 have to display an "R" plate (restricted) whem driving alone, and use lower speed limits on major roads. I have never heard of this as an issue.

I am a big believer in advanced driver education schemes like the UK's Pass Plus ... in the long term, this would save thousands of lives a year too. US driving tests are far too easy.


So, what you're saying is, you basically want the US to be more like the UK? Why not go live in the UK and let us alone?
2012-12-25 12:59:55 PM  
1 vote:
so many feral pigs in New York? Gevalt, who knew?
2012-12-25 12:58:08 PM  
1 vote:

whatshisname: Do Americans have civil rights outside of those the government has granted?


Our country was founded with these words: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

The government does not grant us our basic rights - they are ours as human birthright.
2012-12-25 12:52:26 PM  
1 vote:

Amos Quito: [i1121.photobucket.com image 606x452]

NY Murder Map - 2010

[i1121.photobucket.com image 850x596]

New York legal gun map, 2012

Anyone notice any correlation here?

Any?


overlaid for you:

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2012-12-25 12:50:37 PM  
1 vote:
Non-story.

Burglars don't read the newspaper, nor does anyone.
2012-12-25 12:33:40 PM  
1 vote:
I love all the people with GEDs in law from NRA U who think that they have a right to sue over this, as if the newspaper is strictly liable for anything that happens to anyone they report on. Don't like it? Stick to hunting rifles that don't need to be registered; you can still clutch it in your cold dead hands when you're murdered by a government drone during the great defense of the second amendment.
2012-12-25 12:27:02 PM  
1 vote:
This is an outrage! The 2nd Amendment clearly states that all American citizens have the right to stockpile a secret arsenal. In fact, it used to be against the law to admit to owning a gun. How are we going to surprise the Russians when they invade if they know who has the guns?

It's common sense, Sheeple!
2012-12-25 12:24:33 PM  
1 vote:
They should make the gun owners in that area wear yellow stars, so the decent folk can easily identify them.
2012-12-25 12:13:06 PM  
1 vote:
Hey, lets next publish the name and address of all the women out there who have had an Abortion.

While there are about 30,000 gun related deaths in America each year. A number that has been decreasing by the way. There are about 1,300,000 abortions in America each year.

And while everyone should be outraged and saddened by the killing of the Sandy Hook school children we should also be saddened and outraged by the killing of babies...

www.philipbrocoum.com
2012-12-25 11:49:57 AM  
1 vote:
To everyone involved in either side of the gun control debate, you aren't helping.
2012-12-25 11:44:57 AM  
1 vote:
I own a flintlock, unlimited ability to get bent out of shape over everything, a twitter account and I vote!
2012-12-25 11:37:40 AM  
1 vote:
i1121.photobucket.com

So, if the hysterical Gun-Grabbers are right, a map showing gun-related crimes should correlate very closely to the above.

Red areas: High gun crime.
Non-red: Crime Free Zones.

Right?
2012-12-25 11:24:36 AM  
1 vote:

Mr. Coffee Nerves: doglover: "How about a map of the editorial staff and publishers of Gannett and Journal News with names and addresses of their families...,"

Please do.

The publisher, the publisher's home alarm security code, the publisher's favorite nine-martini-lunch restaurant, the publisher's country club tee times and the dates he tells his family he's going to a men's fellowship meeting but really goes to Dita's Dungeon to be tied up with extension cords and repeatedly violated with a bottle of Pert by a shaved midget albino.


THAT IS A SCURRILOUS LIE!!!!!! The albino was not shaved.
2012-12-25 11:23:24 AM  
1 vote:

tlchwi02: isn't it generally known when you apply that it will be publically available? pretty sure i knew that when i got my permit in MA.


Available for someone to discover, perhaps; but published is another thing.
2012-12-25 11:17:55 AM  
1 vote:
isn't it generally known when you apply that it will be publically available? pretty sure i knew that when i got my permit in MA.
2012-12-25 10:20:27 AM  
1 vote:
God, but zealots do some thoroughly brain dead stuff. I mean, that's Westboro Baptist crazy.

I hope those assholes lose every gun owners subscription, as well as those who don't own guns but still have common sense. Advertisers should be dropping them right and left too.

Fire the editor and whatever writers were involved with this.
2012-12-25 03:45:48 AM  
1 vote:
"How about a map of the editorial staff and publishers of Gannett and Journal News with names and addresses of their families...,"

Please do.
 
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