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by N1611B
Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 12709

Re: America the Mediocre

That is a highly subjective, not to mention dubious claim. The US' relationship with law enforcement is a bizarre one. Law enforcement in the US is overtly aggressive and antagonistic. Situations that could've been calmly resolved are often escalated with sometimes fatal consequences. In the curren...

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by N1611B
Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 12709

Re: America the Mediocre

Your post after this is spot on. For these Blue Isis supporters demanding 'more respect for police'...ponder this for minute. Headline: Police Shoot Unarmed Fat Man, thought he was reaching for a gun. 2nd Headline: Police pull pregnant Fat Woman From Car Because She Would Not Exit Fast Enough. 3rd:...

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by N1611B
Tue Aug 27, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Andy Ngo witnesses Patriot Prayer planning violence, leaves that part out for some reason
Replies: 24
Views: 2608

Re: Andy Ngo witnesses Patriot Prayer planning violence, leaves that part out for some reason

Nope, just demonstrating that these conservative 'journalists' only report whatever supports how they feel - no different than MSNBC. Yup. The "media" as a whole sucks in this country. Everyone has an agenda, and the media is able to pick and choose which stories to tell people about base...

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by N1611B
Tue Aug 27, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 12709

Re: America the Mediocre

That is a highly subjective, not to mention dubious claim. The US' relationship with law enforcement is a bizarre one. Law enforcement in the US is overtly aggressive and antagonistic. Situations that could've been calmly resolved are often escalated with sometimes fatal consequences. That's becaus...

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by N1611B
Tue Aug 27, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 12709

Re: America the Mediocre

In the current climate, who can blame them? When you see a show like cops or the news, and the perp is asked, why did you run: "I was scared, sir." There is no thinking of consequences, or the actions of fleeing a normal stop has. Good point. When a european police officer wants to detain...

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by N1611B
Tue Aug 27, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 12709

Re: America the Mediocre

By and large, our cops do an amazing job. That is a highly subjective, not to mention dubious claim. The US' relationship with law enforcement is a bizarre one. Law enforcement in the US is overtly aggressive and antagonistic. Situations that could've been calmly resolved are often escalated with s...

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by N1611B
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 12709

Re: America the Mediocre

And here you have it, why America is descending into that clag of mediocrity. There is no respect for the police, there is no respect period. Anyone that has a conflicting view is suddenly racist, and must be doxed or beaten. Their views don't matter, but yours do. This sudden drop in stature has, ...

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by N1611B
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 12709

Re: America the Mediocre

What is your point here? It's a fact European police handle situations better than whatever these state funded KKK militias we have in the US do. European cops don't have to deal with getting shot in large numbers like our cops do. European cops also don't police a heavily armed populace And we do ...

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by N1611B
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 12709

Re: America the Mediocre

What is your point here? It's a fact European police handle situations better than whatever these state funded KKK militias we have in the US do. European cops don't have to deal with getting shot in large numbers like our cops do. European cops also don't police a heavily armed populace I guess th...

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by N1611B
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 12709

Re: America the Mediocre

Blue ISIS has proven time and time again they have no respect for the general public, do not respect or follow the Constitution, and think they follow a totally separate set of laws than we do. Garner's case was totally separate from Ferguson. Can't even compare the two. Maybe this country wouldn't...

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by N1611B
Tue Aug 27, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 12709

Re: America the Mediocre

This has gone way off topic but I think the point is that European police seem to be able to better handle situations. Like not gunning down unarmed black people Have you actually ever been to Europe? What is your point here? It's a fact European police handle situations better than whatever these ...

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by N1611B
Tue Aug 27, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 12709

Re: America the Mediocre

Ah yes, someone selling cigarettes deserves to die. This is par for the course with you police lovers, non violent crimes apparently deserve the death penalty. And here you have it, why America is descending into that clag of mediocrity. There is no respect for the police, there is no respect perio...

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by N1611B
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era
Replies: 220
Views: 12812

Re: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era

Classic..... So your argument is that Antifa, a violent domestic terror group, is good? Scary. My point is clear enough above. Its just very, very funny to me that you can say with what I presume is a straight face that you are not trying to equate the two, then immediately you went ahead and equat...

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by N1611B
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era
Replies: 220
Views: 12812

Re: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era

2122M wrote:
N1611B wrote:
No one is trying to "equate" the two. I've said that both are bad.



Classic.....


So your argument is that Antifa, a violent domestic terror group, is good? Scary.

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by N1611B
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era
Replies: 220
Views: 12812

Re: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era

I certainly can't speak for him. His social media speaks for itself, though. Well golly by all means tell us what it's saying It said that he was an Antifa supporting radical leftist. You're defending the murderous right with every breath huffing and puffing about antifa while being quit as a churc...

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by N1611B
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era
Replies: 220
Views: 12812

Re: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era

What "nonsense" about the Dayton shooter? CNN reported that he was a left-wing Antifa supporter. Do you have a link to suggest otherwise? In what way did his shooting up a bar reflect the left wing or antifa values and/or further their cause? I would say that you could ask the shooter, bu...

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by N1611B
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era
Replies: 220
Views: 12812

Re: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era

The one thing a tolerant society should not tolerate is intolerance. Agreed, that's why groups that shout down legitimate speakers (like Antifa) are so loathsome, IMO. Aren't counter-protesters just exercising their 1st amendment rights too? Sure, and as long as that is all they are doing, I'm fine...

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by N1611B
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era
Replies: 220
Views: 12812

Re: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era

Um no. Wow. I cannot fathom that I'm living in a time where supposedly patriotic Americans are equating concerned citizen s with a paramilitary force that supported a murderous authoritarian state. Antifa's violent acts are illegal, and their reactions are emotionally charged and manifestly counter...

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by N1611B
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era
Replies: 220
Views: 12812

Re: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era

And yet right wing extremists are responsible for nearly every last extremist-related murder, it was a republican senator that body slammed a guardian journalist, and frankly the whole right wing ecosystem from the top down to the bottom vilifies journalists daily. Antifa might be awful, but it doe...

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by N1611B
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era
Replies: 220
Views: 12812

Re: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era

Wow, someone that sides with Antifa. You must condone punching someone in the face if their viewpoint is different than yours. For all the rumble, Antifa is the same as the brown shirts of the Hitler days. Um no. Wow. I cannot fathom that I'm living in a time where supposedly patriotic Americans ar...

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by N1611B
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era
Replies: 220
Views: 12812

Re: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era

They don't exist to counter anything?? Really? They literally ONLY pop up to counter far-right fascist groups. Antifa doesn't have their own rallies or their own marches. They appear only as a counter-protest group. And they are not calling people Nazis because they hold an opposing point of view. ...

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by N1611B
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era
Replies: 220
Views: 12812

Re: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era

They don't exist to counter anything?? Really? They literally ONLY pop up to counter far-right fascist groups. Antifa doesn't have their own rallies or their own marches. They appear only as a counter-protest group. And they are not calling people Nazis because they hold an opposing point of view. ...

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by N1611B
Mon Aug 26, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era
Replies: 220
Views: 12812

Re: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era

Because one is sooo much worse than the other. Antifa only exists to counter the Neo-Nazis. The only group of people Antifa hate are people that choose to be bigots, racists, and anti-American fascists. The Neo-Nazis (or Proud Boys as they've decided to label themselves for now) represent the worst...

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by N1611B
Mon Aug 26, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era
Replies: 220
Views: 12812

Re: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era

Here's another one of Trump's neo nazis threatening to exterminate latinos. Must be a day ending in Y. Surprisingly still not antifa: "In the messages, Lin – who had recently moved from Clarksburg, Maryland, to Seattle, prosecutors say – allegedly professed his Nazi beliefs, his support of Pre...

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by N1611B
Mon Aug 26, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another mass shooting in El Paso
Replies: 180
Views: 18442

Re: Another mass shooting in El Paso

Man oh man you guys are rich - patriots are not warriors as soon as their personal beliefs don’t jive with yours. Nice divisiveness. Do you disagree with his JCS appointment by 43 as well? Not raising the question of his patriotism. A shooter wouldn't know how to fly a plane, dive a submarine, or v...

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by N1611B
Mon Aug 26, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era
Replies: 220
Views: 12812

Re: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era

Here's another one of Trump's neo nazis threatening to exterminate latinos. Must be a day ending in Y. Surprisingly still not antifa: "In the messages, Lin – who had recently moved from Clarksburg, Maryland, to Seattle, prosecutors say – allegedly professed his Nazi beliefs, his support of Pre...

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by N1611B
Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another mass shooting in El Paso
Replies: 180
Views: 18442

Re: Another mass shooting in El Paso

It's clear to me that you're living in a land of imaginary scenarios, not actual experience. If you were to give that sentence a moment's thought you would see how meaningless and without correlation the comparison between whatever undefined "defensive gun use" is and actual deaths of peo...

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by N1611B
Mon Aug 26, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 12709

Re: America the Mediocre

Ah yes, someone selling cigarettes deserves to die. This is par for the course with you police lovers, non violent crimes apparently deserve the death penalty. He wasn't administered the death penalty. He died as a result of poor procedure by the police and due to his own massive obesity and health...

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by N1611B
Sun Aug 25, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 12709

Re: America the Mediocre

Eric Garner wasn't "murdered". There's a reason why the DOJ under both Obama and Trump declined to press charges in that case. Moreover, actual instances of police wrongfully killing people in the United States are very rare. The police are involved in over 1,000 shootings a year nationwi...

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by N1611B
Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 12709

Re: America the Mediocre

Eric Garner wasn't "murdered". There's a reason why the DOJ under both Obama and Trump declined to press charges in that case. Moreover, actual instances of police wrongfully killing people in the United States are very rare. The police are involved in over 1,000 shootings a year nationwi...

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by N1611B
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 12709

Re: America the Mediocre

That is actually a good point. We don't hear about police in EU gunning down an unarmed minority while taking Anglo men with no shots fired. It happens so often in the United Stated that media does not even report it anymore. How long has it been since an unarmed black man selling single cigarettes...

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by N1611B
Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 12709

Re: America the Mediocre

I am intrigued by your comment, who is the Blue ISIS frame referring to? And who would like this group get rid off? And how does this group "fearing for their lives"? Would be interested in the answer. Your local/county/state gang in blue, otherwise known as “the police” or “cops”. That i...

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by N1611B
Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guns violence: Politicans secretly love it
Replies: 176
Views: 13526

Re: Guns violence: Politicans secretly love it

Otherwise that gun is a liability and you're a danger to yourself and society. Better to have it and not need it, to need it and not have it. And that is why, although not a requirement, a person should train often to keep the edge sharp. That's the problem with your rationale. Better to have it cr...

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by N1611B
Sat Aug 24, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era
Replies: 220
Views: 12812

Re: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era

Antifa is bad. Nazis are bad. What else is there to discuss?

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by N1611B
Sat Aug 24, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: America the Mediocre
Replies: 179
Views: 12709

Re: America the Mediocre

You do have daily mass shootings, it's just that not all of them result in someone being killed, just plenty of people in hospital. No we don't. This is just more spin and propaganda from the hate the USA crowd. Don't include shootings in crimes such as robbery etc in mass shootings. They are not t...

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by N1611B
Sat Aug 24, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Countries drug problems
Replies: 24
Views: 2176

Re: Countries drug problems

Why are deaths from drug use a problem? If they don't care about their health and well-being then why should any of us? It is a problem because no one goes through life thinking "I really want to become a drug addict." In the US, opioids were prescribed like candy without regard for their...

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by N1611B
Sat Aug 24, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another mass shooting in El Paso
Replies: 180
Views: 18442

Re: Another mass shooting in El Paso

When rational thought is required, some just resort to cliches. Tell me, do you always win these imaginary gunfights you have? I also work in emergency services, so I think I have more experience in this realm than you do. It's clear to me that you're living in a land of imaginary scenarios, not ac...

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by N1611B
Sat Aug 24, 2019 2:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another mass shooting in El Paso
Replies: 180
Views: 18442

Re: Another mass shooting in El Paso

When seconds count, the police are minutes away. When rational thought is required, some just resort to cliches. Tell me, do you always win these imaginary gunfights you have? There are more instances of defensive gun use each year than there are gun homicides. To the people whose lives were saved ...

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by N1611B
Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era
Replies: 220
Views: 12812

Re: Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era

Healthcare, isn't a right The GOP ladies and gentlemen..... editing to expand. Is it not absolutely INSANE that the GOP firmly believes that every American should have the unfettered RIGHT to own an AR-15, but not an epi-pen? And many of them feel that this is the will of God? A merciful, loving Go...

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by N1611B
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guns violence: Politicans secretly love it
Replies: 176
Views: 13526

Re: Guns violence: Politicans secretly love it

The only solution is to either amend the amendment or draw a tougher line on what is a personal firearm and what's defence equipment. That line has been drawn before (full auto weapons, for instance) and it can be pushed again. Amending the amendment is not plausible (you aren't going to get 38 sta...

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by N1611B
Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guns violence: Politicans secretly love it
Replies: 176
Views: 13526

Re: Guns violence: Politicans secretly love it

Which is why I own guns. I wonder why the resistance in making sure that there is care and common sense. Vehicles have mandatory requirements for license and insurance after all. Right, but we also don't have a constitutional right to own a vehicle. Personally, I have no problem with requiring insu...

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by N1611B
Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guns violence: Politicans secretly love it
Replies: 176
Views: 13526

Re: Guns violence: Politicans secretly love it

There's that little bugaboo, where does race come in? How do you know it isn't an immigrant from New Zealand, Argentina or the US. You automatically associate immigrants with race, and that is not a good correlation to make. You said about a pissed immigrant. It was rather clear to me you were not ...

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by N1611B
Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guns violence: Politicans secretly love it
Replies: 176
Views: 13526

Re: Guns violence: Politicans secretly love it

That's not the point (although it's probably true). The point is you automatically acknowledge danger in the form of "there's people out there who want to break into my home, therefore I get a gun". The fact that owning a gun is risk into itself for you, your family and the society as a w...

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by N1611B
Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guns violence: Politicans secretly love it
Replies: 176
Views: 13526

Re: Guns violence: Politicans secretly love it

Yet for example gun capacity limits or semi-auto bans have been found constitutional. There's a lot of wriggle room under the umbrella of the 2nd amendment. Semi-auto bans have not been found to be constitutional, as a semi-auto ban would ban nearly all handguns and rifles. I was mostly refering to...

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by N1611B
Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guns violence: Politicans secretly love it
Replies: 176
Views: 13526

Re: Guns violence: Politicans secretly love it

You think the police forces in the US are amateurs? A militia of sorts with badges and guns? That's not the point (although it's probably true). The point is you automatically acknowledge danger in the form of "there's people out there who want to break into my home, therefore I get a gun"...

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by N1611B
Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guns violence: Politicans secretly love it
Replies: 176
Views: 13526

Re: Guns violence: Politicans secretly love it

The thing about Constitutional rights is that you can't place excessive burdens on them. You can't make it absurdly difficult or expensive to get a firearm because doing so would deprive your constituents of their right to own one. That's the reason the United States had to get rid of poll taxes an...

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by N1611B
Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guns violence: Politicans secretly love it
Replies: 176
Views: 13526

Re: Guns violence: Politicans secretly love it

Your president wants to change the 14th Amendment, surely that works for the 2nd, too? He can want to change it all day long. Just like I can fly to Tahiti and want to claim it as my new kingdom. That doesn't change the fact that there is a process that must be completed if either of those things i...

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by N1611B
Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guns violence: Politicans secretly love it
Replies: 176
Views: 13526

Re: Guns violence: Politicans secretly love it

Then fix the sodding problems that cause so much violent crime in the first place. Some of that will require the banning or tightening of gun laws. As I already mentioned, a gun ban is off the table as our constitution prohibits it. Your president wants to change the 14th Amendment, surely that wor...

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by N1611B
Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Guns violence: Politicans secretly love it
Replies: 176
Views: 13526

Re: Guns violence: Politicans secretly love it

Then fix the sodding problems that cause so much violent crime in the first place. Some of that will require the banning or tightening of gun laws. As I already mentioned, a gun ban is off the table as our constitution prohibits it. We'd be better off working at enforcing existing laws and trying t...

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