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(Talking Points Memo)   Remember the crazy guy who said he'd start shooting people if his second amendment rights were infringed? Yeah, the state of Tennessee just suspended his handgun carry permit   (livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com) divider line 90
    More: Followup, Tenn, Department of Safety, James Yeager, handguns, handgun carry  
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2013-01-11 08:46:31 PM  
13 votes:
Patriots, please don't stop recording your thoughts and posting it on youtube.
2013-01-11 08:48:13 PM  
10 votes:
It's a start.

All these assholes are making the two or three dozen responsible gun owners in this country look bad.
2013-01-11 10:13:41 PM  
8 votes:
i.imgur.com

GUNBELIEVABLEZ
2013-01-11 09:16:04 PM  
8 votes:
The state of Tennessee took his guns out of his sweaty warm hands...
2013-01-11 07:32:05 PM  
8 votes:
SEE LIBS!! WE TOLD YOU SO!  THE GRABBING GUN GRABBERS ARE GRABBILY COMING TO GRAB YOUR GUNS!!

1776 WILL COMMENCE AGAIN!
2013-01-11 09:54:40 PM  
6 votes:
i.imgur.com
2013-01-11 09:47:03 PM  
6 votes:
i309.photobucket.com
2013-01-11 09:57:46 PM  
5 votes:
i.imgur.com
2013-01-11 10:03:01 PM  
4 votes:
i.imgur.com
2013-01-11 09:47:36 PM  
4 votes:
i.imgur.com
Gunfarking-tastic!
2013-01-11 07:27:08 PM  
4 votes:
I love how he made a new video telling people to quit "sending him legal advice."  The irony:  no competent lawyer would send a random internet person unsolicited legal advice.
2013-01-11 11:57:10 PM  
3 votes:

Lionel Mandrake: I'll buy you a beer when you get out of prison.


Man, who can even guess how racist Amos would be after a jail stint.
2013-01-11 11:49:09 PM  
3 votes:
img825.imageshack.us
2013-01-11 10:30:17 PM  
3 votes:

joness0154: Banning certain guns would be akin to the government bleeping speech before it left your vocal cords.


42 + 345789 x 4566789 - 2 = ass banana

ok i see your math there...
2013-01-11 10:02:00 PM  
3 votes:
i.imgur.com

Guntasmagorical!
2013-01-11 09:25:42 PM  
3 votes:
What a major, major douche bag.
"Stop sending me emails and calling me."
Somebody alert 4Chan.
2013-01-11 09:22:06 PM  
3 votes:
Got my popcorn and a Republican tears spritzer. This should be good.
2013-01-12 05:00:25 PM  
2 votes:
img.photobucket.com
2013-01-12 12:47:07 AM  
2 votes:
I don't wanna piss on anybody's badass cred touchstones, but, uh if you are dealing with somebody with the following characteristics ▼

1.) - Shaved head
2.) - Spinach chin goatee
3.) - Bowhard
4.) - Has more guns than the national guard
5.) - Huge motorcycle that runs like sh*t
6.) - Lots of ink
7.) - Almost never smiles unless it's to smirk at the misfortune of others

You're probably dealing with a violent douchebag who never quite past the 8 year old schoolyard bully phase who likes to go out and "see who wants to start some sh*t". This person may be on home made methedrine and or anabolic steroids.

Avoid this person.
2013-01-12 12:10:48 AM  
2 votes:
Suggestion:

All persons purchasing a firearm are required to upload a 3-minute video to YouTube explaining their personal beliefs in the Second Amendment while holding their weapon. If they can get through 180-seconds without scaring the ever-loving buh-jesus out of the public they can be deemed 'well-regulated' and allowed to possess their weapon in perpetuity.
2013-01-12 12:09:51 AM  
2 votes:

BSABSVR: Lionel Mandrake: I'll buy you a beer when you get out of prison.

Man, who can even guess how racist Amos would be after a jail stint.


Yes but his views on gay marriage would likely change tremendously!
2013-01-11 10:37:13 PM  
2 votes:

leadmetal: Lionel Mandrake: leadmetal: Interesting how so many people are in favor of government licensing being used to silence commentary the government doesn't approve of. I remember when those who were in favor of licensing things said it would never be used that way. When those who said it could be were called paranoid.

I guess we just aren't supposed to remember these things.

Welcome to the thread.  We already covered that.

No, you did not cover it.
Nobody else mentioned how it used to be paranoid to think licensing would be used to silence people's political speech and that has changed to it being good that licensing is being used to silence political speech.

To it being 'violent' political speech, well the federal government folks engage in it frequently. They even have a 'kill list'. Perhaps their licenses to carry firearms should be revoked?


Clearly it's time to rise up, patriot.
2013-01-11 09:54:09 PM  
2 votes:

ReaverZ: Yawn, you can't sell fire in a crowded theater, you can't invite others to violence.


In Canada you aren't allowed to sell ice to Eskimos either.

/Btw, selling fire must be like a Zen koan for the Wall St. crowd. That's gotta blow their minds.
2013-01-11 09:28:52 PM  
2 votes:

Heraclitus: Has his mother ever had him tested?


Yes, and promptly put him up for adoption.
2013-01-11 09:23:56 PM  
2 votes:

Summoner101: This guy's a "firearm instructor" who let his license to instruct lapse. That guy who patrolled his kid's school in uniform wasn't in the military anymore OR the rank he said he was. Joe "The Plumber" was a licensed plumber. What the hell is wrong with these kinda of people that they think attention whoring won't lead people to find out they're frauds?


WASN'T a licenses plumber

/good think I didn't claim I was a good with the words and such and furthermore
2013-01-11 09:18:44 PM  
2 votes:
Nothing warms my heart more than watching an Internet Toughguy turn into a whiny biatch when they learn that their words have consequences.
2013-01-11 09:17:15 PM  
2 votes:
This is a fine example of existing legislation getting the job done.
2013-01-11 08:41:59 PM  
2 votes:
Does this count as the "one more inch" that will start his killing spree?

If I were his mailman (you know, evil federal employee), I think I'd skip his street.
2013-01-13 01:21:55 AM  
1 votes:

zenobia: llachlan: Can I point out the cognitive dissonance I'm registering?

The posts on this thread expressing 'good' in response to his permit being revoked are happily accepting that those are legitimate consequences for the content of his 'speech'. And even though most of you misunderstand what free speech applies to, you rightly prize it.

So riddle me this: what leads people to accept curbs and limits on the 1st Amendment, but to freak out if anyone suggests limitations on the 2nd Amendment?

/btw, my response to the permit being revoked is: good.
// my second response is to turn the interwebs to a local Tennessee feed- I expect something bad will happen.
/// Good + Bad = x, solve for x

FIRE!


Everyone, please. Calmly exit the thread. Your exits are to RedTube (NSFW), Cinemassacre, Nyan Cat, and TV Tropes.
2013-01-12 05:14:14 AM  
1 votes:

phenn: You're attempting to compare a simple household item, with a legitimate daily use to something that is used in an emergency.


consider it any 'thing'. i use spatula just to demonstrate that it's a logical black hole. put any 'thing' in that place, and it doesn't change what i'm saying.

if you don't possess a thing, it absolutely affects your ability to use that thing. not really bending space and time here.

Loaded Six String: It is when you don't cut off the relevent part at the end.


not having a spatula affects my ability to use a spatula violently. it doesn't change a single thing.

i'm not talking about something ethereal or conceptual here - if you don't possess a thing, it affects your ability to use that thing. violently, or in a loving fashion between consenting adults and a griddle.


If I were to place in your hand a weapon of any sort, would you then be compelled to use it in an act of violence?

again, that isn't what you said, if we're getting into dishonesty or intellectual wankery. increased likelihood and personal compulsion aren't the same thing.
2013-01-12 04:53:24 AM  
1 votes:

Loaded Six String: It makes sense to you that someone with a weapon in their possession is more likely to commit a violent crime than if they did not have a weapon?


that isn't what you said.

possession of a weapon of any sort does not inherently increase the likelihood that you will use it

possession of a spatula greatly increases the likelihood that i will use a spatula. not really throwing you a curve ball here, or anything.
2013-01-12 03:07:19 AM  
1 votes:
This will happen for a while until the really guntastic farkwits get the memo that it's time to "go dark" and plan for when Maobama cancels the elections in 2016. Then they'll go luddite and avoid youtube. Of course, they'll still have their email forwards... I mean... uh... Patriot newsletters and they'll crank up their privacy settings on Facebook.
2013-01-12 02:47:18 AM  
1 votes:

Lsherm: Looks scary though, doesn't it?


Not really. I'd like to invite it back to my flat for scones and iced coffee. Maybe later we can visit a museum or art gallery.

You need a white guy with a weird hairstyle holding it to make it scary.
2013-01-12 02:43:44 AM  
1 votes:

HaywoodJablonski: Seriously? This guy's video rant was a direct result of Obama (via Biden) threatening executive order to bring about gun control.


No, the guy's video rant was a direct result of being dropped on his head when he was three. Obama himself hasn't "threatened" to take away anyone's guns. The idea of Federal agents going around to everyone's home to collect their guns isn't even on the table.

Although I agree that Obama is the greatest troll President ever (with Clinton in second), I think this is one issue he's absolutely serious about.
2013-01-12 01:31:18 AM  
1 votes:
Firearms deaths in the USA in 2012: About 31,500
Firearms deaths in the UK in 2012: About 50

/ today's gun nut thread is brought to you by the letters C, C, W and the IQ potato
2013-01-12 01:14:48 AM  
1 votes:

Nina_Hartley's_Ass: I'm just glad there aren't any more out there like this guy.


Hahahahahahaha.
2013-01-12 12:31:36 AM  
1 votes:

Amos Quito: Dansker: Amos Quito:

US violent crime rates have declined, while "gun free" UK violent crime rates have skyrocketed.

Pawn takes queen.

Your move,

[img.photobucket.com image 817x650]


So you're saying that the Telegraph article was a LIE?

A complete, bald faced LIE??? If that be the case, they should all be keel hauled, don't you think?


Nah, they're just quoting the Conservatives, and partisan political lies are to be expected.

But before we force them to walk the plank, perhaps I should ask you to kindly link to the cite of your source.

Would that be too much to ask?


No, here it is.


In the meanwhile, don't hold your breath waiting for a response from me.

it's night night time.


Ban
Ban Ban
Ban Ban Ban
BANBAN BAN BAN BAN BAN BAN BAN BAN BAN BAN BAN !!!!!1!!


You seem perfectly rational, and I look forward to resuming this discourse... *smiles politely, backs away slowly*
2013-01-12 12:31:20 AM  
1 votes:

david_gaithersburg: You sound like you went to public school.


Because I'm not screaming as the proctor buggers me while I recite the Bill of Rights?

Sounds like you have experience.
2013-01-12 12:13:55 AM  
1 votes:

david_gaithersburg: So much for the First Amendment.



Speaking of First Amendment rights, next time you're in an airport getting patted down by those nice TSA folks, go right ahead and joke about how they'll never find that bomb you've hidden in your carry-on luggage. They love hearing that one, betcha they'll be rolling on the floor laughing, like always.

It's your right, exercise it! Yay, First Amendment!
2013-01-12 12:08:18 AM  
1 votes:
Concealed carry is not an absolute right.
2013-01-12 12:05:54 AM  
1 votes:

Amos Quito: Lionel Mandrake: Amos Quito: I call bullshiat.

Call it what you want.  I don't really care.

Go ahead and take it to court.  Grab a handgun, go outside and threaten to shoot people.

When you get arrested, tell them you were exercising your 1st and 2nd Amendment rights.  See how long it takes before every lawyer in the world stops laughing.

I'll buy you a beer when you get out of prison.


Yeah, delete the context of my post in the hopes of salvaging a shred of dignity.

That's the ticket, Mandrake.

Feel like a hero?


At least you're standing up for your right to protect your precious bodily fluids.

/That's right, I'm reading trollin'
2013-01-12 12:05:00 AM  
1 votes:

Amos Quito: Lionel Mandrake: Amos Quito: I call bullshiat.

Call it what you want.  I don't really care.

Go ahead and take it to court.  Grab a handgun, go outside and threaten to shoot people.

When you get arrested, tell them you were exercising your 1st and 2nd Amendment rights.  See how long it takes before every lawyer in the world stops laughing.

I'll buy you a beer when you get out of prison.


Yeah, delete the context of my post in the hopes of salvaging a shred of dignity.

That's the ticket, Mandrake.

Feel like a hero?


The guy had a privileged suspended because he abused it.  Like losing a license for driving like a dick.

The "context" of your post was pure bullshiat.

Take your persecution/victim/paranoia/ignorance complex elsewhere...I've exceeded my limits of tolerating stupidity for the day.
2013-01-12 12:04:54 AM  
1 votes:

joness0154: Consider our culture for a second....in the late 1800s nearly every adult male owned a firearm. I saw a statistic that showed nearly 50% of households today have a firearm of some sort.

With firearms being so ingrained in our culture, along with them being included as part of the Bill of Rights, it's no surprise to me.


I'm not so sure that every one of two households has a gun. Probably more like "99 of 100 households have no gun, but that 1 guy? He's got 50 guns in his collection."
2013-01-11 11:56:51 PM  
1 votes:

Amos Quito: So VIOLENT CRIME in the UK (as of 2009) was 4.29 times HIGHER than in the gun-laden US.


Look at the criteria for "violent crime" in each country.

Hint - in the UK, it's spitting on someone.
2013-01-11 11:54:12 PM  
1 votes:

dbaggins: Amos Quito: Well then, why don't you just trot on out there and post a (credible) link showing us that the violent crime rate in the UK (where they're currently restricting BUTTER KNIFE SALES) has subsided during the interim, and we'll all feel much better.

Oh, Cheerio! off I go and with the magic of Google discover the UK hasn't had a gun massacre since 1996, The Dunblane School Massacre. People got pretty upset. They passed some laws.

This is not the only country to have this sequence of events.

Your turn.


Okay. From my previous link:

"
A breakdown of the statistics, which were compiled into league tables by the Conservatives, revealed that violent crime in the UK had increased from 652,974 offences in 1998 to more than 1.15 million crimes in 2007.

It means there are over 2,000 crimes recorded per 100,000 population in the UK, making it the most violent place in Europe.

Austria is second, with a rate of 1,677 per 100,000 people, followed by Sweden, Belgium, Finland and Holland.

By comparison, America has an estimated rate of 466 violent crimes per 100,000 population."

END QUOTE

So VIOLENT CRIME in the UK (as of 2009) was 4.29 times HIGHER than in the gun-laden US.

US violent crime rates have declined, while "gun free" UK violent crime rates have skyrocketed.

Pawn takes queen.

Your move,
2013-01-11 11:49:56 PM  
1 votes:

joness0154: dbaggins: joness0154: dbaggins: What I find fun is that every reference to UK gun statistics at sites like gunpolicy.org all stop in 2009.

The ball is in your court now. I'd love to see your statistics that show gun crime has decreased in the UK since the last ban was instituted.

Go ahead. A month of TF on me if you find it.


OK, I can put up

http://data.euro.who.int/dmdb/

go look it up if you don't believe it. UK 2011 has 0.25 firearm related deaths per 100,000 people. Down almost every year since 2009.

Gun crime and gun deaths are related, but not the same thing. Try again.
And start in 1998, like I said, the year the ban was instituted. Look at the long term trend.


We've had more mass shootings in the past 2 months than the UK has had in the past 14 years. That's a long-term trend.
2013-01-11 11:44:16 PM  
1 votes:

joness0154: dbaggins: Amos Quito: Well then, why don't you just trot on out there and post a (credible) link showing us that the violent crime rate in the UK (where they're currently restricting BUTTER KNIFE SALES) has subsided during the interim, and we'll all feel much better.

Oh, Cheerio! off I go and with the magic of Google discover the UK hasn't had a gun massacre since 1996, The Dunblane School Massacre. People got pretty upset. They passed some laws.

This is not the only country to have this sequence of events.

Your turn.

Wrong, again. Let's try 2010 for starters.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2010/jun/02/cumbria-shootings-slaughter- c ountryside-derrick-bird

Seriously - you need to do research before spouting your mouth. You're making yourself look dumb.


Wow, you found a whole 'nother shooting spree to take place in England since 1996. Just find a few hundred more and you'll have something resembling evidence that England's "failed" gun control can be used cogently as an argument against similar measures in the US.
2013-01-11 11:38:45 PM  
1 votes:
Gun control simply doesn't work. For example, look at all the classrooms full of kids and theaters full of people taken out en masse by the widely abundant hand grenades available to anyone. If we took hand grenades from law abiding citizens, the bad guys would still have hand grenades and we would be defenseless.
2013-01-11 11:34:42 PM  
1 votes:

orclover: Thats a very optimistic number. Personally I think we would be better off dumping zoloft into the water supplies of every city.


I remember something like that being tried before:

intotheblu.com
2013-01-11 11:34:38 PM  
1 votes:
So Buck Angel got "his" guns taken away?

Buck Angel's problems go further than his 2nd Amendment rights.
2013-01-11 11:34:29 PM  
1 votes:

dbaggins: What I find fun is that every reference to UK gun statistics at sites like gunpolicy.org all stop in 2009.


The ball is in your court now. I'd love to see your statistics that show gun crime has decreased in the UK since the last ban was instituted.

Go ahead. A month of TF on me if you find it.
2013-01-11 11:29:28 PM  
1 votes:
What I find fun is that every reference to UK gun statistics at sites like gunpolicy.org all stop in 2009.
2013-01-11 11:28:44 PM  
1 votes:

AdmirableSnackbar: ox45tallboy: So... Someone help me out here. Is this clown a "Good Guy With A Gun" or a "Bad Guy With A Gun"?

Good? Bad? He's the guy with the gun.


Not anymore, apparently.
2013-01-11 11:27:33 PM  
1 votes:
www.patentspostgrant.com
2013-01-11 11:25:15 PM  
1 votes:

Amos Quito: UK is violent crime capital of Europe

Sweet as roses now.


oh goody, another reference from 2009.

often roses don't smell so sweet after several years past their sell-by date.
2013-01-11 11:18:19 PM  
1 votes:
One nutjob down, 4.3 million more to go.
2013-01-11 11:09:27 PM  
1 votes:
I love a story with a happy ending.
2013-01-11 11:05:38 PM  
1 votes:

ox45tallboy: So... Someone help me out here. Is this clown a "Good Guy With A Gun" or a "Bad Guy With A Gun"?


Good? Bad? He's the guy with the gun.
2013-01-11 10:57:18 PM  
1 votes:
Call me crazy, but it seems like researching the candidates before casting your ballot would be a lot more effective in preventing Imaginary Hitler than keeping a weapons bunker in the basement.
2013-01-11 10:55:20 PM  
1 votes:

dbaggins: joness0154: How do you propose to make a very rare event (gun 'massacres') even more rare, short of waving a magic wand removing all the guns from the planet? A very determined individual will find a way to accomplish their goal no matter what - look at Brevik for example. He prepared for over 7 years....

Australia stopped them. Granted they weren't knee-deep in guns to start with, but they did have a lot, and they used to have gun massacres.

as for Brevik, I'd LOVE to have the rate of gun violence as low as Norway. Sure, the committed lunatic will exist.


I think the fact that Australia's history does not include a deep rooted gun culture is another contributor. And I think they had less than a million guns, where we're likely approaching 400 times that.

But let's not forget the UK, where gun violence has doubled since their latest gun restriction in 97 or 98.
2013-01-11 10:49:18 PM  
1 votes:

joness0154: AdmirableSnackbar: joness0154: For gun violence, at least here in Chicago, it's mostly gang members taking care of each other. I don't have a problem with that

And that's why nobody should take you seriously or listen to anything you have to say on the subject of guns.

Because I don't care about the scum of our society taking care of each other? Please, enlighten us on why we should give a damn.


Antipathy towards any violence is the sign of a deranged mind. Your approval of violence by and against those of whom you disapprove precludes you from holding rational ideas or conversations about meaningful reform to prevent violence against those of whom you do approve.
2013-01-11 10:43:31 PM  
1 votes:

Nina_Hartley's_Ass: Fuggin Bizzy: GeneralJim: Good. People with mental issues, or those making threats, should NOT have guns. At least in this case, the system works.

Holy shiat, you and I agree on something. Imma have to mark this on my calendar.

Too bad he's still got'em.


Yeah, true. I have a friend in CA that got divorced, his ex talked a lot of shiat about him in court, and he was required to surrender all his firearms. Of course, he's not a reactionary nut, but something along those lines might work better.

/You go get his guns. I'll uh - stay back here in the office and do the necessary paperwork.
2013-01-11 10:31:10 PM  
1 votes:

joness0154: llachlan: Can I point out the cognitive dissonance I'm registering?

The posts on this thread expressing 'good' in response to his permit being revoked are happily accepting that those are legitimate consequences for the content of his 'speech'. And even though most of you misunderstand what free speech applies to, you rightly prize it.

So riddle me this: what leads people to accept curbs and limits on the 1st Amendment, but to freak out if anyone suggests limitations on the 2nd Amendment?

/btw, my response to the permit being revoked is: good.
// my second response is to turn the interwebs to a local Tennessee feed- I expect something bad will happen.
/// Good + Bad = x, solve for x

The problem with this arguement is that the government isn't prohibiting you from saying anything you'd like - but there are repercussions for some things you say.

You can yell fire when there's no fire in a crowded theater, but you'll be charged with something.

Similarly, murder, assault, intimidation, etc. with a firearm are already illegal. Banning certain guns would be akin to the government bleeping speech before it left your vocal cords.


That's a perfect analogy...or it would be if speech were capable of piercing human flesh and causing death, permanent paralysis, horrific disfigurement, agonizing pain, and unanswerable grief for the survivors. Close though--keep working on it.
2013-01-11 10:21:05 PM  
1 votes:
But isn't he going to protect us from invisible Hitler?
2013-01-11 10:20:12 PM  
1 votes:

leadmetal: Interesting how so many people are in favor of government licensing being used to silence commentary the government doesn't approve of. I remember when those who were in favor of licensing things said it would never be used that way. When those who said it could be were called paranoid.

I guess we just aren't supposed to remember these things.


Welcome to the thread.  We already covered that.
2013-01-11 10:10:28 PM  
1 votes:
img818.imageshack.us
2013-01-11 10:07:44 PM  
1 votes:

Indubitably: Indubitably: Haliburton Cummings: [i.imgur.com image 660x360]

Guntasmagorical!

Cute.

To frak

I am SO ready to decimate...

To asteroid


When my consciousness ceases, so does our world, so choose your poison...

We build our worlds and end them with consciousness...

No?
2013-01-11 10:04:42 PM  
1 votes:

Indubitably: Haliburton Cummings: [i.imgur.com image 660x360]

Guntasmagorical!

Cute.

To frak


I am SO ready to decimate...

To asteroid
2013-01-11 10:03:47 PM  
1 votes:

Haliburton Cummings: [i.imgur.com image 660x360]

Guntasmagorical!


Cute.

To frak
2013-01-11 10:03:14 PM  
1 votes:
For example: I'd consider someone a sane gun owner if they could propose something we could change that would make gun massacres less regular, or end all together. Or maybe lower the rate of gun violence in general. Something actually involving guns.
2013-01-11 09:57:59 PM  
1 votes:
These gun control threads must really be driving the page views. I'd swear they're multiplying when we're not looking.
2013-01-11 09:55:55 PM  
1 votes:

llachlan: Can I point out the cognitive dissonance I'm registering?

The posts on this thread expressing 'good' in response to his permit being revoked are happily accepting that those are legitimate consequences for the content of his 'speech'. And even though most of you misunderstand what free speech applies to, you rightly prize it.

So riddle me this: what leads people to accept curbs and limits on the 1st Amendment, but to freak out if anyone suggests limitations on the 2nd Amendment?

/btw, my response to the permit being revoked is: good.
// my second response is to turn the interwebs to a local Tennessee feed- I expect something bad will happen.
/// Good + Bad = x, solve for x


x=42, or beer. Or 42 beer. Which ever comes last.
2013-01-11 09:52:34 PM  
1 votes:
roguecity.files.wordpress.com
2013-01-11 09:48:09 PM  
1 votes:

Darth_Lukecash: llachlan: Can I point out the cognitive dissonance I'm registering?

The posts on this thread expressing 'good' in response to his permit being revoked are happily accepting that those are legitimate consequences for the content of his 'speech'. And even though most of you misunderstand what free speech applies to, you rightly prize it.

So riddle me this: what leads people to accept curbs and limits on the 1st Amendment, but to freak out if anyone suggests limitations on the 2nd Amendment?

/btw, my response to the permit being revoked is: good.
// my second response is to turn the interwebs to a local Tennessee feed- I expect something bad will happen.
/// Good + Bad = x, solve for x

ALL amendments are not absolute.  A threat to shoot people is not protected by the 1st amendment.   The right to bear arms is not absolute , for example criminals and ex cons are not allowed to have them (Vary in state, of course)


Oh, I understand that - but it does strike me as odd when I listen to the gun control debate rage around me, that curbs to the 1st, 5th, 6th and 7th are accepted as reasonable (by and large) but the reactions to curbing the 2nd are almost hysterical in their tone. Or maybe it's just me.
2013-01-11 09:39:06 PM  
1 votes:
If they really cared about public safety, officials would have seized his Prozac.
2013-01-11 09:37:21 PM  
1 votes:

llachlan: Can I point out the cognitive dissonance I'm registering?

The posts on this thread expressing 'good' in response to his permit being revoked are happily accepting that those are legitimate consequences for the content of his 'speech'. And even though most of you misunderstand what free speech applies to, you rightly prize it.

So riddle me this: what leads people to accept curbs and limits on the 1st Amendment, but to freak out if anyone suggests limitations on the 2nd Amendment?

/btw, my response to the permit being revoked is: good.
// my second response is to turn the interwebs to a local Tennessee feed- I expect something bad will happen.
/// Good + Bad = x, solve for x


Last I checked a threat on the life of another person or to society as a whole is a fairly reasonable area to legislate in regards to an individual's right to free speech.
2013-01-11 09:32:44 PM  
1 votes:
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2013-01-11 09:31:45 PM  
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Can I point out the cognitive dissonance I'm registering?

The posts on this thread expressing 'good' in response to his permit being revoked are happily accepting that those are legitimate consequences for the content of his 'speech'. And even though most of you misunderstand what free speech applies to, you rightly prize it.

So riddle me this: what leads people to accept curbs and limits on the 1st Amendment, but to freak out if anyone suggests limitations on the 2nd Amendment?

/btw, my response to the permit being revoked is: good.
// my second response is to turn the interwebs to a local Tennessee feed- I expect something bad will happen.
/// Good + Bad = x, solve for x
2013-01-11 09:30:07 PM  
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Yes, asking the internet to stop sending you unwanted emails will certainly work. Keep it up.
2013-01-11 09:29:42 PM  
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propasaurus: I bet he considers himself a safe, sane, rational and responsible gun owner.


No, that would be the millions who are only starting to speak up now. It might take a while but the volume will get loud enough to be heard around the world.
2013-01-11 09:27:40 PM  
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i471.photobucket.com

"The number one priority for our department is to ensure the public's safety," wrote Commissioner Bill Gibbons.
2013-01-11 09:24:22 PM  
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I guess he could shoot me if he wants. I can't afford my own gun and I'm ready to call it a life.
2013-01-11 09:22:27 PM  
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This guy's a "firearm instructor" who let his license to instruct lapse. That guy who patrolled his kid's school in uniform wasn't in the military anymore OR the rank he said he was. Joe "The Plumber" was a licensed plumber. What the hell is wrong with these kinda of people that they think attention whoring won't lead people to find out they're frauds?
2013-01-11 09:21:28 PM  
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So a man who is allowed to not only own a firearm, but to carry a concealed one as well, is concerned about his second amendment rights?

community.spiceworks.com
2013-01-11 09:21:17 PM  
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Surprise! You threaten to shoot people, you get in trouble!
2013-01-11 09:21:17 PM  
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Sherman Potter: violentsalvation: I don't think you'll find many pro-gun people on fark who have a problem with this.

If you frequent any of the gun boards on the internet, you'll find that this guy is pretty-much universally reviled. He's a major d-bag that even the gun community doesn't want to associate with.

You folks trying to portray him as a spokesman for the gun community need to find a narrower brush.


But... But... ALEX JONES!
2013-01-11 09:20:48 PM  
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And all it took was his youtube video getting on every major news broadcast and cable news twenty times a day.

I'm just glad there aren't any more out there like this guy.
2013-01-11 09:15:40 PM  
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There's only one of those people in Tennessee?
2013-01-11 09:02:18 PM  
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But they let him keep his guns, he just has to promise not to carry them.  Psychopaths are known for their scrupulous honesty.
2013-01-11 08:50:46 PM  
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Nina_Hartley's_Ass: It's a start.

All these assholes are making the two or three dozen responsible gun owners in this country look bad.


99% of gun owners are making the other 1% look bad!

/I'm kidding...old joke, originally about lawyers
 
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