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Old 22.02.2018, 14:14
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Most shooters are on a suicide mission, they just want to take out as many people as the can at the same time. So really aside from probably not being god botherers, they aren't so different from your average Jihadi Terrorist.
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Old 22.02.2018, 14:16
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Completely agree, the audacity of the Democrats, mainstream media, anti-gun protesters, NRA to try and politicize the issue so soon after tragic events is disgusting.

Next thing those pricks will try and find some tormented students and interview them to push their politics. Shameless.
Hate to throw rationality against your argument. But that woman is sick in the head, if you agree with her, then I can only surmise that you are too.
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Old 22.02.2018, 16:10
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Most shooters are on a suicide mission, they just want to take out as many people as the can at the same time. So really aside from probably not being god botherers, they aren't so different from your average Jihadi Terrorist.
Except they are infiinitely more "successful" at killing US citizens on US soil than all foreign terrorists combined.
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Old 22.02.2018, 16:23
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The basic issue with the proposal to arm teachers is the implicit assumption that not one among the many thousands of teachers will ever themselves turn into a mass killer.
Good point. Perhaps the idea of arming teachers is less about proposing a realistic way of stopping mass shootings as finding another opportunity to boost gun sales.
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Old 22.02.2018, 16:26
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Good point. But perhaps the idea of arming teachers is less about proposing a realistic way of stopping mass shootings as finding another opportunity to boost gun sales.
after every mass shooting gun sales go through the roof, so its really in the nra's best interests to have as many shootings as possible
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Old 22.02.2018, 16:35
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Re: A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )

Talking about realistic solutions, does anyone actually believe in the possibility that all semi-automatic weapons will be banned in the US?
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Old 22.02.2018, 16:38
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Based on a lot of the bollocks that emanates from across the Atlantic right now, that statement is highly debatable.
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Old 22.02.2018, 16:53
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Talking about realistic solutions, does anyone actually believe in the possibility that all semi-automatic weapons will be banned in the US?
Its an oldie but a goodie from Chris Rock.



You may have the right to bear arms but the constitution says nothing about a right to cheap bullets.
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Old 22.02.2018, 17:10
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Talking about realistic solutions, does anyone actually believe in the possibility that all semi-automatic weapons will be banned in the US?
Yeah, if they are able to lock up the pro-gun loonies first.
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Old 22.02.2018, 17:15
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Talking about realistic solutions, does anyone actually believe in the possibility that all semi-automatic weapons will be banned in the US?
I'm just saying, if semi-automatic weapons will always be available in the US, then who is offering the more realistic solutions?

The NRA, who are basing their solutions on the current reality (as ridiculous as we may think they seem) or the anti-gun people who base their solutions on an ideal world where they will be able to ban semi-automatics in the US?
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Old 22.02.2018, 17:44
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https://www.cnn.com/2014/03/01/world...ack/index.html



Well !
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Old 22.02.2018, 17:58
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Re: A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )

Ten knife-wielding crazies - that's 2.9 victims each.

Do you honestly believe that the kill rate would be the same if each of the crazies had an assault rifle?
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Old 22.02.2018, 18:15
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Ten knife-wielding crazies - that's 2.9 victims each.

Do you honestly believe that the kill rate would be the same if each of the crazies had an assault rifle?
Depends if the good guys were also equipped with assault rifles!
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Old 22.02.2018, 18:17
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Depends if the good guys were also equipped with assault rifles!
Define "Good guy"?
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Old 22.02.2018, 18:32
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Define "Good guy"?
I'm just kidding, a play on 'the good guys need guns to stop the bad guys with guns' argument, it wasn't serious.
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Old 22.02.2018, 20:03
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Old 22.02.2018, 20:08
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She'll shred her heels on that gravel!
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Old 22.02.2018, 20:14
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Reminds me of exploring the Arizona desert and seeing so many Saguaro cacti full of bullet holes.

What sort of brainless idiots feel the need to shoot holes in an over 100 year old cactus defeats me, it is not like the cactus is running around to make a challenging target
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Old 22.02.2018, 20:33
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Wonder how long it will be before the 8-year-old accidentally pulls the trigger with the safety catch off. Should be fun, watching that magazine with the cute skull motif emptying itself all round the room.

But that never happens.
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Old 22.02.2018, 21:21
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Wonder how long it will be before the 8-year-old accidentally pulls the trigger with the safety catch off. Should be fun, watching that magazine with the cute skull motif emptying itself all round the room.

But that never happens.
They look like they have some training and good habits already. Proper trigger safety, adequate muzzle control, etc. I'd go plinking with them.
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