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by MassAppeal
Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:16 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: "Vanity Plates" for Aircraft?
Replies: 57
Views: 5638

Re: "Vanity Plates" for Aircraft?

There's a corporate outfit in St. Louis that has all 2 letter tail numbers in their fleet.

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by MassAppeal
Mon Nov 12, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is India a failing democracy
Replies: 60
Views: 4962

Re: Is India a failing democracy

unrave wrote:
It is always cute when non residents discuss Indian politics with an air of superiority.


Boy you should see what its like to live in America. Everyone around the world is an expert on our politics and social policy from the top down!

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by MassAppeal
Mon Nov 12, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump vs Nelson Mandela
Replies: 7
Views: 1113

Re: Trump vs Nelson Mandela

This will be a productive and informative thread.

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by MassAppeal
Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Republicans winning the midterms?
Replies: 222
Views: 12446

Re: Republicans winning the midterms?

I can't wait for Trump to get back from France. All these tweets about him skipping the memorial due to the rain will have him seething. The republican machine is going to be spinning it like crazy on Monday! Could you imagine if that "commie antiamerican Obama" did the same thing! We'd h...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

Many of those 36 million were cases of one person getting more than one permit or stamp. So the 36 million figure is an exaggeration of the actual number of hunters there are. You can get some of the base numbers here: https://wsfrprograms.fws.gov/subpages/licenseinfo/Natl%20Hunting%20License%20Rep...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

There were 36 million hunting permits issued last year- most of those issued to people who use firearms to hunt. I don't know if you know any hunters but all the hunters I know are pretty normal people and are passionate about marksmanship, safety, and firearms in general. They have forums just lik...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

Yeah, millions of people. That's a lot of people to be involved in an activity. But it's all in your imagination unless you can put something on the table so that we all know what you're talking about. Because I am making it up. I created the idea that there are gun centered hobbyists out there jus...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

Where did YOU get your 1% claim? How many Americans do you think own guns? You are being phony. You say the "millions of people are part of your imagined gun culture. You have no facts, hard numbers or citations. So I responded: "In a country of 325 million, 1% of the people can be counte...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

Where did YOU get your 1% claim? How many Americans do you think own guns? You are being phony. You say the "millions of people are part of your imagined gun culture. You have no facts, hard numbers or citations. So I responded: "In a country of 325 million, 1% of the people can be counte...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Suspect taken into custody in mail bomb incident.
Replies: 40
Views: 2540

Re: Suspect taken into custody in mail bomb incident.

Well, another criminal committing crimes that the cops knew was running free. Why are you so anti law enforcement? Oh I don't know...maybe its the countless killings of unarmed minorities or the endless quantity of "bad apples" assaulting citizens, breaking the law, and violating the cons...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

How about if you drop the disingenuous vague innuendos and go to real numbers with citations? In a country of 325 million, 1% of the people can be counted as "millions". You think 1% of Americans own guns? I am asking you what you think! I am asking you for more than just your feelings . ...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

You implied the gun culture was a tiny aspect of our culture, which it isn't. It plays a huge part in the lives of many millions of people- normal people who support gun laws like you and I do. I never made a claim about it being the basis of American culture. Go read my words- its PART of American...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home
Replies: 53
Views: 2893

Re: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home

It depends on if you believe Carlson version (btw he wasn't there at the time) or if you believe people observing the protest. One person who observed the protest, said that they arrived at 4:30 pm i the afternoon it was dark, they protested peacefully for 10 minutes and left. Nobody damaged his do...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

The fact is there are millions of gun owners and users in the USA. To deny there is a healthy percentage of Americans (millions) who shoot guns, hunt, and partake in shooting tournaments and things like that is disingenuous. How about if you drop the disingenuous vague innuendos and go to real numb...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

I'm talking about normal American gun culture that does exist. Do you really deny that there is a certain percentage of the population that uses guns as part of a hobby, work, or recreation? Are people who go hunting or shooting as a hobby crazed gun nuts? Ahhh... another straw man argument. Where ...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Republicans winning the midterms?
Replies: 222
Views: 12446

Re: Republicans winning the midterms?

I can't wait for Trump to get back from France. All these tweets about him skipping the memorial due to the rain will have him seething. The republican machine is going to be spinning it like crazy on Monday! Could you imagine if that "commie antiamerican Obama" did the same thing! We'd ha...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What’s something you remember that if you told a younger person they wouldn’t understand?
Replies: 221
Views: 18933

Re: What’s something you remember that if you told a younger person they wouldn’t understand?

Measles.

But thanks to the upper middle class housewife antivaxxer crowd all our favorite plague related illnesses will make a comeback.

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home
Replies: 53
Views: 2893

Re: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home

What about the death threats sent to Justice Kavanuagh and his family? Source? Sorry, but violence and threats are never the answer. And btw, it is also not right to single out one party when the other party does the same exact thing. Nearly 2/3 of mass violence in the United States comes from the ...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

If there are millions of people partaking in an activity- all across the USA- then that means its part of the wider culture. In fact its a pretty unique aspect of American culture not found in other places. Between 30% and 40% of houses have guns in them. That's not a small group obsessed with guns...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Judge orders White House to return Jim Acosta's press pass
Replies: 160
Views: 7913

Re: CNN's Jim Acosta's Press Credentials Revoked

propero wrote:
Oooooooo CJ looks like you hit a nerve there with AA, the forum expert on cockiness. Lol.


I knew you'd be back!

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home
Replies: 53
Views: 2893

Re: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home

I agree with the sentiment, but unfortunately I don't believe you to be sincere. If you wish to feign taking the moral high ground, at least do it in a thread where you haven't already made inflammatory comments like these ones: Physician, heal thyself! Nobody is sincere on the internet. Especially...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

You're not naive guns just aren't part of your culture. Just like your drinking culture or soccer culture isnt like our sports culture. We have a much more recent need for reliance on guns than you have. Many people still rely on them for protection and work every day. All cultures don't have to be...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home
Replies: 53
Views: 2893

Re: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home

Cant we all get along and stop this terrible discourse and just believe what I do and everything will be fine like it was a few years ago in 2010 or 2014 or in 1998, or in 1982. I miss those days when everyone got along in every aspect of society. I agree with the sentiment, but unfortunately I don...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home
Replies: 53
Views: 2893

Re: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home

Yeah, the right doesn't get in your face they just mow you down with their car. If you spew hate you should live in fear. Kind of like that guy on the left that tried mowing down an entire field of Republican Senators and Congressman with a sniper rifle? Let’s be honest, violence is never the answe...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No minimum voting age?
Replies: 77
Views: 3624

Re: No minimum voting age?

As a young bloke I can only say that the minimum voting age is fine. I see a lot of young people that have never had to pay any taxes, do not grasp how the government works and do not know what fiscal responsibility is. Throw in the fact that today's youth mainly uses garbage platforms like free ne...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home
Replies: 53
Views: 2893

Re: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home

He hasn't explicitly. I just enjoy watching powerful people scared. Its like the Kavanaugh thing. Watching his whole life's work flash before his eyes in public...the tears, the turmoil in his life. Love it. Its amazing entertainment. So you made up something in your glee that someone with an opini...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 4:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Health of Ruth B. Ginsburg: SCOTUS impact
Replies: 92
Views: 8403

Re: Health of Ruth B. Ginsburg: SCOTUS impact

Wouldn't RBG strategically retiring under a Democrat president be a political move, politicizing the Supreme Court, something that I hear is really bad? The Supreme court is a political court. Always has been, always will be. So shouldn't we cheer on refreshing, non political decisions such as this...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

And with your second point its already illegal in every square inch of the USA to be intoxicated and carry a gun. In many states you cant even be where alcohol is being sold. Its a felony to violate that law. Felons (and some non-felons) can't own or carry guns anywhere either. These laws have been...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home
Replies: 53
Views: 2893

Re: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home

I'm outraged at how some of these things are being treated and equally outraged at how others are responding to how the other aspects of this issue is being treated. All in all im outraged and I will be sure to make my opinions clear on internet forums by constantly posing over and over, picking and...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home
Replies: 53
Views: 2893

Re: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home

This thread is what is wrong with America today. Instead of being able to condemn both the threats against Tucker Carlson and Dr Ford, it's "hurr durr why you mad at antifa, some right wing insane people are psychos too, you didn't mention that in your post so you must condone it!" I had ...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No minimum voting age?
Replies: 77
Views: 3624

Re: No minimum voting age?

As a young bloke I can only say that the minimum voting age is fine. I see a lot of young people that have never had to pay any taxes, do not grasp how the government works and do not know what fiscal responsibility is. Throw in the fact that today's youth mainly uses garbage platforms like free ne...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

So having private ownership of a gun now means you want to be sure the gubment doesn't take you to the gulags? Why does it always go back to the anti-government argument? Because that is the argument that lies at the base of the entire pro-gun argument (well regulated militia) and those are the peo...

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by MassAppeal
Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

You're just trying to use big words and "culture" seems to be a big word for you. Other than police and a few people who might come in contact with polar bears grizzlies or maybe in some circumstance mountain lions, nobody in this country needs a gun to go about their everyday job. You're...

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by MassAppeal
Sat Nov 10, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

You're not naive guns just aren't part of your culture. Just like your drinking culture or soccer culture isnt like our sports culture. We have a much more recent need for reliance on guns than you have. Many people still rely on them for protection and work every day. All cultures don't have to be...

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by MassAppeal
Sat Nov 10, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

I'm no psychologist, but surely there are ways to test mental fitness of people. And if you don't trust psychologists, you could also decide that it's illegal to carry a gun while intoxicated or ban guns for people with a criminal record. Like what though? That's what the whole thing about "mo...

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by MassAppeal
Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Health of Ruth B. Ginsburg: SCOTUS impact
Replies: 92
Views: 8403

Re: Health of Ruth B. Ginsburg: SCOTUS impact

Wouldn't RBG strategically retiring under a Democrat president be a political move, politicizing the Supreme Court, something that I hear is really bad? The Supreme court is a political court. Always has been, always will be. Gotta hand it to her, she put politics aside and continued to serve regar...

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by MassAppeal
Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: No minimum voting age?
Replies: 77
Views: 3624

Re: No minimum voting age?

So is being in time out now going to land parents in prison for voter suppression?

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by MassAppeal
Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home
Replies: 53
Views: 2893

Re: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home

This thread is what is wrong with America today. Instead of being able to condemn both the threats against Tucker Carlson and Dr Ford, it's "hurr durr why you mad at antifa, some right wing insane people are psychos too, you didn't mention that in your post so you must condone it!" I had ...

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by MassAppeal
Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home
Replies: 53
Views: 2893

Re: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home

Seb, do you honestly think these posters are ok with death threats against Dr. Ford? Yes because when it is pointed out there are constant death threats against her, that she has moved several times and changed her phone number several times and still receives death threats, the Republican response...

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by MassAppeal
Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another big fire in California
Replies: 171
Views: 9983

Re: Another big fire in California

Trump is blaming forest management. Is that the reason? While its never the only cause of the fire there have been many instances of forest management policies that have literally added fuel to the fire in these scenarios. The big Yellowstone fires a few decades ago were a wakeup call to bad forest...

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by MassAppeal
Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Word Game Q4 2018
Replies: 285
Views: 19276

Re: Word Game Q4 2018

VapourTrails wrote:
Caffeine


Coffee

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by MassAppeal
Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home
Replies: 53
Views: 2893

Re: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home

Yeah, the right doesn't get in your face they just mow you down with their car. If you spew hate you should live in fear. Can you provide me with one example of hate that Carlson has spewed? Include a source. He hasn't explicitly. I just enjoy watching powerful people scared. Its like the Kavanaugh...

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by MassAppeal
Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

No, guns are not the issue. People are. Okay, if you do pinpoint this as the root of the problem, then regulations on people to own and/or carry guns are a logical way forward. Do people here who defend the right to own guns object to strict laws on the people who own guns? Because it is possible t...

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by MassAppeal
Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

Lots of homosexuals carry guns every day for protection. Its saved many of them from physical violence. That has nothing to do with any mass shooting. It just proves that gays are using guns for what NRA wants guns to be used for: personal safety from aggressive attacks. Ironically, those aggressor...

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by MassAppeal
Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home
Replies: 53
Views: 2893

Re: Tucker Carlson targeted by protesters at his home

Yeah, the right doesn't get in your face they just mow you down with their car.

If you spew hate you should live in fear.

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by MassAppeal
Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

Because people die in accidents, there are heavy regulations on them. Speed limits, traffic lights, curbstones, stuff like that. Heavy regulations on dangerous stuff generally is a good idea. If you think cars are heavily regulated, I'd hate to know what you consider gun regulations to be. Hellish,...

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by MassAppeal
Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

Yes, we need to do something about crime. Guns aren’t the problem. People are. But by some weird coincidence, the countries with tighter regulations on guns have fewer murders, suicides and often lower murder rates overall. The only developed country with such lax gun laws is the only one that has ...

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by MassAppeal
Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

Its not just the law its the constitution. It's one interpretation of the Constitution. And it's a stretch at that. Guns are not the issue here people. People are the issue. No, guns are the issue. By a stretch you mean every federal and state court in the land upholding the right for citizens to o...

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by MassAppeal
Fri Nov 09, 2018 1:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

No other country has a constitutional amendment allowing citizens to freely carry. That's the No. 1 main issue. Other countries can easily legislate guns away without having to pass the constitutional tests we do. Its not an easy thing to do like it is in Germany or Sweden where that fundamental ri...

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by MassAppeal
Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.
Replies: 171
Views: 6514

Re: Mass shooting at Country and Western bar in Thousand Oaks, California.

[ Many people do understand the statistics and have decided these shootings are a necessary evil in order to maintain their right to carry weapons. A disgusting mentality. I'm sure a way can be found to let gun owners that need have have them but people who are dangerous not have them. Happens ever...

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