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2014-06-15 11:29:31 AM
5 votes:

walktoanarcade: jehovahs witness protection: Removal of gun rights leads to removal of free speech.

They have nothing to do with each other.

Loss of free speech comes purely by the masses staying quiet while a loud outspoken minority of speech-haters dictate what is and what is not acceptable and allowed to be said in public spaces.

If some guy is open-carrying and comes near a crowd of oppressed people (speech-wise), his weapon is not going to magically allow them to break fascist rules laid down by police or any city.

Really? Guns protect speech?


LOL!!!!!


My friend owns a liquor store where they do Taste Testings of booze every Saturday. Yesterday they were setting up the stand for said taste testings. Some 2nd Amendment yahoo comes through the door with a pistol strapped to his waist. The guy was only about 5'5", and I didn't even see the weapon from behind the counter.

Owner: "I'm gonna need you to leave your weapon in the car, sir."
Yahoo: "I have been given this privelege to carry a weapon by THE Constitution of the United States, are you trying to infringe upon my rights?"
Owner: "The law states you cannot carry firearms in places where alcohol is served. Go to your car and remove your firearm. At this point, that's all I'm asking."
Yahoo: "At this point? I thought this was a free country! This isn't a bar, it's a liquor store!"
Owner: "I'm not sure you heard me, we serve alcohol here. We have a sign clearly posted on the front door that says NO Weapons Allowed..."
Yahoo: "How can a liquor store serve alcohol..."
Owner: "I also have the right to refuse service to anyone. I am now enacting that right, get out of my store. You cannot carry a firearm while I am serving alcohol."

The owner, who is a body builder, steps out to escort the guy out of the store and there was a bunch of talking over each other, basically, the tiny gun nut was telling the owner not to put his hands on him and his buddies will be hearing about this, and the owner just kept repeating he needs to leave the store NOW.

It ended with the guy saying something about the military protecting his freedoms, etc and the owner telling him: "I spent 27 years in the military, our store is Vet owned and operated. I was the one that served the time to guarantee that right. Which branch did you serve in?"

The owner is a retired full bird Colonel, btw.

The point is, yahoo's will use ANY excuse to talk about the8ir 2nd amendment rights, even when they are in the wrong. The yahoo wanted to be like those Open Carry Taxes fools and picked the wrong store to do it in.

Of course, this came 3 weeks after a regular customer of the store (who was a Vet, and a chaplain as well), started shooting at his friends one night, then got into a shootout with the police... and lost. The guy is 72 years old and was shot through the belly by the police, and has a court date next week for 4 counts of attempted homicide, 2 of those again Law Enforcement Officers.

The strangest part about this is it has not hit the news AT ALL. Mainly because here in Colorado Springs, we've had a huge problem with Military personnel going off the rails and murdering people, so there's almost a standing gag order for the media on Military personnel or Vets murdering or attempting to murder people. As of this, no one knows why he went on a shooting rampage, and no one knows why it's not being reported, not even in the Police Blotter. The only thing I've been able to find is his Court Docket, and he will be appearing June 18th, first appearance, court case 2014CR2395 for El Paso county. I can't even find what the actual charges are against him, we just took a guess after hearing from his wife what he did.

But, yeah, any reason at all to talk about 2nd Amendment rights and all that. Even the Good Guys with Guns are becoming dangerous.
2014-06-15 10:50:51 AM
4 votes:
FTA Lawyer and legal blogger Lyndon Harris described Newsome's case as "a knee jerk reaction by the CPS" and told the Guardian the law is "failing miserably. At what point does unpleasant become criminal? You're just locking people up for saying nasty things. If someone said that to you in the pub and you went to the police, they'd tell you to go away."

Seems to sum it up.
2014-06-15 10:49:47 AM
4 votes:
People, please. There is a time and place for childish name calling and misspelled racist rantings: Youtube comments
2014-06-15 12:10:21 PM
3 votes:
Holy hell, reddit is a cesspool. Don't even compare it to Fark.
2014-06-15 11:50:48 AM
3 votes:

Deacon Blue: bekovich: Where else can I post ineffectual comments that no one reads? :(

Buy a journal and write it out longhand.  Seems to be the only way not to get jailed.


Or just don't live in Britain.
2014-06-15 12:10:29 PM
2 votes:

rjakobi: It is the constitutional right of every person, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or creed, to be offended by those more ignorant of them. If getting offended by idiots makes you stop everything and whine about how you are unjustly persecuted due to stupid stereotypes, you waste time better used to study why these stereotypes exist in the first place. The strong push for political correctness and anti-bullying legislation are the last gasp of an older generation too ashamed to admit that their faults are just as bad as the establishment that preceded them. You cannot undo centuries of intolerance by simply making it "impolite" to broach subjects of social and international equality. The idiot doesn't care who they offend with their feeble rhetoric. Why should you?


They dont have a constitution in England. One thing that is great about America is that you cant be jailed for offensive speech. Eventhough freedom of speech allows assholes like Westboro Baptist to be vocally nasty and hateful, Id rather put up with their BS than have laws that would have you jailed for saying something offensive on the internet or elsewhere.
2014-06-15 12:05:44 PM
2 votes:

abhorrent1: Reddit is better anyway. Fark just laps up their leftovers


Reddit seems to be mostly tweeners. Chive is hipsters.
Fark is ours. You can shutdown Fark when you pry this mouse out of my cold dead hand. I have a constitutional right to bare Fark. Fark is the last page of the Internet. Kinda like how roaches will survive the nuclear holocaust. That's it!

Fark, the cockroach of the Internet.
2014-06-15 12:02:07 PM
2 votes:

walktoanarcade: Wow. I had to re-read several parts of your story because it was amusing. The part I'm highlighting gives me the chills. I mean, it's good that the guy didn't try to reach for his weapon or touch it. Yikes.

As for the military and the media, I really don't have enough information to say much except, "farkin shait" is my reaction to the news I'm hearing from you.

I can tell you that IF it's a problem where I'm at, it's quiet as well.


Colorado Springs is surrounded by 5 military installations. A few years back we had a serious issue with troops being returned from the Middle East to Fort Carson. One group was running around as a group indiscriminately attempting to murder people. At first, they thought it was gang activity because there were a few drive bys, but they were only so successful with it. They then ran a lady down that was walking down the sidewalk, ran her over with their SUV and kept on going like nothing happened. After a few more murders, they caught them, then there was no news of anything at all. The news reported they have suspects in custody for a string of murders and attacks, then no other news came out. There was a special report in the local newspaper about it, then nothing again. Another GI was raping women, and ended up killing two of them because he was having issues getting it up. he turned himself in after murdering a special needs girl he had lured away from a tour.

Again, I can't really point to online resources about the stuff, because it was kept under wraps really tight, but here's a Rolling Stone article on what we went through out here, and why it's kept so hush-hush now.

I wasn't shocked by the guy carrying the gun, again, I didn't even notice the damned thing. Most my friends carry weapons or have them around and my last job was with the local PD, so EVERYONE was strapping there. What shocked me was how fast the owner reacted to the sight of a handgun. I was just minding my own business and all of a sudden he's all but throwing a guy out the front door.. Much of what I wrote in the previous post was paraphrased, because it happened so fast.
2014-06-15 11:24:49 AM
2 votes:
static.guim.co.uk

I'm not a lawyer, but I strongly believe looking like this should be grounds for a public flogging.
pla
2014-06-15 11:09:10 AM
2 votes:
Because People in power are Stupid : No mention of Evan Emory.

"Mr. Emory, you are not a parent and if you were, you would have never engaged yourself in this type of behavior. Those of us who are parents take a very dim view of this behavior. I suspect those who aren't, don't find this to be a big deal"

So even the judge admits that Emory, as well as the majority of people under 20 (and quite a few adults), didn't see any harm in what he did?  Damn, too bad he plead NC (and has no money for a real lawyer), he'd have a heck of an appeal.

Pathetic.  We deserve the asteroid at this point - "Boo hoo, you offended me, how can I go on with life?"  Y'know what?  Just don't.  Just lie down and die now, you unbearably fragile coont, and let the rest of us go on with our lives on this filthy, violent ball of mud.

/ Gee, I hope this doesn't offend anyone!
2014-06-15 11:00:57 AM
2 votes:
Removal of gun rights leads to removal of free speech.
2014-06-15 10:50:04 AM
2 votes:

bekovich: Where else can I post ineffectual comments that no one reads? :(


Buy a journal and write it out longhand.  Seems to be the only way not to get jailed.
2014-06-16 12:18:31 AM
1 votes:

Frank N Stein: Yeah, and continued expanded under Obama.


FTFY
2014-06-15 11:54:30 PM
1 votes:
I find this thread highly offensive.
2014-06-15 04:05:30 PM
1 votes:
It's amazing that these people managed to control half the known world at one point. I guess that's what happens when you send your good genetic material off to die in france.
2014-06-15 03:31:29 PM
1 votes:

Caffeine Induced Diarrhea: Whatchoo Talkinbout: Fark Britain. Twice.

Dont you mean bugger?



buggering would assume anal-sex would be involved, and as a recent article on fark pointed out, that's a really good way to get an STD ....

Anyone have the link to the video of the kid singing the offensive song to the munchkins?  I'd like to see it for myself for the full-on laugh-out-loud comedy of seeing what people seem to be taking so much offense at.
2014-06-15 03:02:59 PM
1 votes:

walktoanarcade: HST's Dead Carcass: Again, I can't really point to online resources about the stuff, because it was kept under wraps really tight, but here's a Rolling Stone article on what we went through out here, and why it's kept so hush-hush now.

All right, I read all six pages carefully...and I wish I hadn't in a way. Never have I gasped so much through one story.

Glad that woman survived, but damnit to farking shiat those guys should all be put down like dogs. No remorse, and I suspect the guy in prison is lying-of course he participated.

*I* feel traumatized just reading that! o_0


Thanks for cluing me in, though.  I knew we had a problem, but I never knew it was so extreme.


Yeah, it's harsh stuff. Now you know why the local media isn't reporting this stuff anymore. This has been going on since 2006ish time frame.

They spoke of Rum Bay, that's on Tejon Street. It's party central during the weekends, about a dozen bars with balconies overlooking the street and such. Fort Carson personnel have been banned from Tejon Street area for about 3 years now. Anyone from Fort Carson caught on Tejon Street between certain hours on the weekend are in deep shiat. GI's from Schriever AF, the Air Force Academy and Peterson Field AFB are all still allowed to go, but not Fort Carson.

Fort Carson troops usually end up at Copperhead Road where all the bartenders are women in bikini's.

When people start up about 2nd amendment rights, I point to stuff like this where all the handguns were acquired legally, and the people were all well versed in their use. In fact, they were trained to use firearms, moreso than the average gutbusting NRA weekend warrior, like the tiny dude that walked into the liquor store strapping a handgun.
2014-06-15 02:17:49 PM
1 votes:

BigNumber12: Igor Jakovsky: One thing that is great about America is that you cant be jailed for offensive speech

Be patient, it's coming.


They'll just call it something else.. "Hate Speech", "Inciting a Riot", "Threatening Bodily Injury", "Use of Profanity around minors", etc.. We've already seen some of these type cases in the United States.
2014-06-15 01:59:07 PM
1 votes:

Igor Jakovsky: One thing that is great about America is that you cant be jailed for offensive speech


Be patient, it's coming.
2014-06-15 12:50:00 PM
1 votes:
2014-06-15 12:44:46 PM
1 votes:

jehovahs witness protection: Removal of gun rights leads to removal of free speech.


you sound like an idiot
2014-06-15 12:41:10 PM
1 votes:

Igor Jakovsky: thamike: Igor Jakovsky: They dont have a single constitutional document.

Who gives a sh*t?

You apprently for replying to my original post.


Yeah, that's exactly how linear dialogue goes!  Go back and play in the shallow end.
2014-06-15 12:31:03 PM
1 votes:

thamike: Igor Jakovsky: They dont have a constitution in England.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitution_of_the_United_Kingdom


From your link:

Unlike many other nations, the UK has no single constitutional document. This is sometimes expressed by stating that it has an uncodified or "unwritten" constitution.[1] Much of the British constitution is embodied in written documents, within statutes, court judgements, works of authority and treaties. The constitution has other unwritten sources, including parliamentary constitutional conventions.[2]

They dont have a single constitutional document. Their rules of governance and procedure come from a lot of different sources. Maybe I should have said they dont have a first amendment to the OP who was talking about an individuals constitutional right to make offensive speech when this article was talking about England.
2014-06-15 12:24:36 PM
1 votes:
I really wish this thread had been posted at like midnight on some night I'd been drinking too much, because my first instinct was to just keep quoting anyone else who posted in the thread, and accusing them or labeling them with the most slanderous, disgusting things I could come up with.

But mid-day on a Sunday, I just don't have it in me.
2014-06-15 12:15:03 PM
1 votes:
2014-06-15 12:11:53 PM
1 votes:

moran_moran: Chive is hipsters.


Chive is for tools who want an excuse to look at "hot" girls they may know while using the "it's a chive thing" excuse and the attention whores who need attention from every guy they meet.
2014-06-15 12:07:00 PM
1 votes:
This wouldn't happen if Facebook and Twitter users had online guns.
2014-06-15 11:57:11 AM
1 votes:

Because People in power are Stupid: No mention of Evan Emory.

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[media.mlive.com image 380x258]


From a different article: "The school superintendent confirmed to The Chronicle that Emory did not actually sing the lyrics to the class; It appears that way only through editing."

/madness
2014-06-15 11:42:28 AM
1 votes:
It is the constitutional right of every person, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or creed, to be offended by those more ignorant of them. If getting offended by idiots makes you stop everything and whine about how you are unjustly persecuted due to stupid stereotypes, you waste time better used to study why these stereotypes exist in the first place. The strong push for political correctness and anti-bullying legislation are the last gasp of an older generation too ashamed to admit that their faults are just as bad as the establishment that preceded them. You cannot undo centuries of intolerance by simply making it "impolite" to broach subjects of social and international equality. The idiot doesn't care who they offend with their feeble rhetoric. Why should you?
2014-06-15 11:36:35 AM
1 votes:

Because People in power are Stupid: No mention of Evan Emory.


He used the likeness of several people without permission.  Various celebrities have sued for, and won hundreds of thousands for the same act.  I hope the parents demand $1000.00 for each kid.  That should give Emory something to think about as he lives the rest of his life as a pauper.
2014-06-15 11:35:39 AM
1 votes:

TwowheelinTim: TheWhoppah: Britain is a backwards land where the citizens are "subjects of the crown" and freedom of speech and the press are limited to topics that do not upset the ruling class.
This was not inciting a riot or any such thing, that man was jailed for offensive speech.
English are too stupid to have a revolution of their own.

Yeah. Stand down from drill. It's our crippled little sister across the Atlantic who is incarcerating her citizens for "offencive" language. It's still okay to be like that on this side of the pond.


I see you missed the comments mentioning Evan Emory.
2014-06-15 11:31:50 AM
1 votes:

generallyso: FTA Lawyer and legal blogger Lyndon Harris described Newsome's case as "a knee jerk reaction by the CPS" and told the Guardian the law is "failing miserably. At what point does unpleasant become criminal? You're just locking people up for saying nasty things. If someone said that to you in the pub and you went to the police, they'd tell you to go away."

Seems to sum it up.


The police would only care if the comment was directed towards some woman at a pub.  They'd be all over your ass (if you're a man) and probably charge you with disorderly conduct.  You know, because "patriarchy."
2014-06-15 11:29:03 AM
1 votes:

abhorrent1: Reddit is better anyway. Fark just laps up their leftovers


*tips fedora*
ecl
2014-06-15 11:23:05 AM
1 votes:
Headline should be "Britain is a F*cking Joke."
2014-06-15 11:06:10 AM
1 votes:

Deacon Blue: bekovich: Where else can I post ineffectual comments that no one reads? :(

Buy a journal and write it out longhand.  Seems to be the only way not to get jailed.


Hide it in a drawer where the TV can't see it.
2014-06-15 11:05:27 AM
1 votes:

jehovahs witness protection: Removal of gun rights leads to removal of free speech.


They have nothing to do with each other.

Loss of free speech comes purely by the masses staying quiet while a loud outspoken minority of speech-haters dictate what is and what is not acceptable and allowed to be said in public spaces.

If some guy is open-carrying and comes near a crowd of oppressed people (speech-wise), his weapon is not going to magically allow them to break fascist rules laid down by police or any city.

Really? Guns protect speech?


LOL!!!!!
2014-06-15 10:58:51 AM
1 votes:
Britain is a backwards land where the citizens are "subjects of the crown" and freedom of speech and the press are limited to topics that do not upset the ruling class.
This was not inciting a riot or any such thing, that man was jailed for offensive speech.
English are too stupid to have a revolution of their own.
2014-06-15 10:55:48 AM
1 votes:
Fark 'me, they wanted to coddled by the govt from birth to grave, you deal with the scolding as well.
2014-06-15 10:55:38 AM
1 votes:
No mention of Evan Emory.

disinfo.s3.amazonaws.com

media.mlive.com
2014-06-15 10:54:12 AM
1 votes:

generallyso: FTA Lawyer and legal blogger Lyndon Harris described Newsome's case as "a knee jerk reaction by the CPS" and told the Guardian the law is "failing miserably. At what point does unpleasant become criminal? You're just locking people up for saying nasty things. If someone said that to you in the pub and you went to the police, they'd tell you to go away."

Seems to sum it up.


i5.photobucket.com
2014-06-15 09:48:32 AM
1 votes:
Florida is about to be wiped off the face of the earth?

*Clicks link*

Eh, we'll be fine
 
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