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Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:09 pm

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Open carry is just plain stupid and used by people who want to intimidate the general public. Unless your on your own property, like a ranch or open land, it should not be allowed. “exercising” your right makes you look like a dildo and in this case if the firefighter shot him than that’s one less dildo walking around in this world


I’m going to have to agree with you there. The only time I ever open carry is either on my own property or on on a shoulder holster when I go out hiking. Personally, I look at those that open carry as prime candidates to be shot first should someone be out looking to cause mayhem.
 
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Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:13 pm

Just heard on CNN he was arrested for terrorist charges and banned for life from Walmart
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Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:03 pm

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Wait....this person went into a store carrying a RIFLE and put it in a shopping cart and then proceeded to shop?? Was it loaded? Either way, I question this person's judgement. A sidearm in a holster...sure..but this is just weird....


It's not like he's alone. Because, rights...

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-new ... le-5824174
A dad has carried an A-15 assault rifle into an airport accompanied by his wife "because you never know what might happen."

Amazingly Jim Cooley was completely within his rights to wield the huge weapon in the Atlanta Airport terminal as passengers walked past - because of Georgia's open gun laws.

The gun is designed for military use and carries a 100-round magazine.

He alerted the press afterwards because he was reportedly stopped multiple times by security officers.
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Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:04 pm

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Personally, I look at those that open carry as prime candidates to be shot first should someone be out looking to cause mayhem.


Or by "the good guy".

Or by the cops alerted to an active shooter.
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Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:59 am

Vermont, West Virginia, Idaho and Montana have the highest gun ownership rates in the country and the lowest murder rates. In Vermont, the law has been “constitutional” carry forever. It’s not unusual in Montana to see openly carried firearms. So, why low murder rates? Let’s chalk it up to better citizenship.

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Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:13 am

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Dutchy wrote:
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No point in the question. I just wanted to gain some understanding about you and avoid making an assumption. Now that I understand more about you I have this question:

Why do you spend so much time commenting on things in the US that have nothing to do you or your country? Your opinion on the status of US constitutional rights is irrelevant, yet you act as if you think it is. Why is that? Aren’t there issues in your own country that could use your attention?

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So there was a point in your question and that is that you cannot have an opinion about something which doesn't directly impact your life. Interesting conversations we would have around here. I, myself, would welcome a perspective from another country, so feel free to post your opinion about the Netherlands.

So how is the weather.......

You are welcome to have whatever opinions that you want to have. Nowhere did I say that you cannot. My question was about your motivations. Why do you spend so much time commenting about things that you don’t like in the US? Seems weird to me but hey, whatever, knock yourself out.

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Maybe it is because he is trying to understated our insanity. I was born and raised and served here and I do not understand our insanity. I sure do not understand why anyone would be interrogated about an opinion concerning our country on an international forum where I know I and plenty more from this country have questioned actions in other countries. I guess Conservatives do not like questions concerning the control of our government by the NRA and the death toll from that control. Super Patriots have thin skin it seems to me.
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Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:16 am

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Vermont, West Virginia, Idaho and Montana have the highest gun ownership rates in the country and the lowest murder rates. In Vermont, the law has been “constitutional” carry forever. It’s not unusual in Montana to see openly carried firearms. So, why low murder rates? Let’s chalk it up to better citizenship.

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You think it may have something to do with the lack of people and no giant populations in those states? Better Citizenship? Hmmn! Is there a racial undertone there?
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Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:23 am

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Vermont, West Virginia, Idaho and Montana have the highest gun ownership rates in the country and the lowest murder rates. In Vermont, the law has been “constitutional” carry forever. It’s not unusual in Montana to see openly carried firearms. So, why low murder rates? Let’s chalk it up to better citizenship.

GF


You think it may have something to do with the lack of people and no giant populations in those states? Better Citizenship? Hmmn! Is there a racial undertone there?


There is, but I didn’t make up the facts... compare Chicago or Baltimore murder rates with those in Montana, Vermont or the rates outside of Cook County or Baltimore City and Queen Anne’s county. 45+% of all murders are caused by one male cohort making up 7% of the US population.

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Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:23 am

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
WarRI1 wrote:
GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Vermont, West Virginia, Idaho and Montana have the highest gun ownership rates in the country and the lowest murder rates. In Vermont, the law has been “constitutional” carry forever. It’s not unusual in Montana to see openly carried firearms. So, why low murder rates? Let’s chalk it up to better citizenship.

GF


You think it may have something to do with the lack of people and no giant populations in those states? Better Citizenship? Hmmn! Is there a racial undertone there?


There is, but I didn’t make up the facts... compare Chicago or Baltimore murder rates with those in Montana, Vermont or the rates outside of Cook County or Baltimore City and Queen Anne’s county. 45+% of all murders are caused by one male cohort making up 7% of the US population.

GF


You know, when I read this post I asked myself what kind of person goes to the lengths of thinking about and looking up crime statistics between whites and blacks and between races in general? What is your reasoning for feeling the need to point out a distinction between murder rates in predominantly black areas versus white areas? This thread isn’t even about that. In any event, anyone can throw out some “facts” based on arbitrary statistics that a person can come up with to support their pre-determined views. For those of you who happen to be more objectively minded, here is an article from New York Magazine (not a no-name illegitimate source) that provides more context to these disparities and, believe it or not, discusses the fact that murder rates have risen among both groups.

http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/01/ ... ising.html

Hopefully this article will help people NOT take these “statistics” at face value.
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Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:28 am

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WarRI1 wrote:

You think it may have something to do with the lack of people and no giant populations in those states? Better Citizenship? Hmmn! Is there a racial undertone there?


There is, but I didn’t make up the facts... compare Chicago or Baltimore murder rates with those in Montana, Vermont or the rates outside of Cook County or Baltimore City and Queen Anne’s county. 45+% of all murders are caused by one male cohort making up 7% of the US population.

GF


You know, when I read this post I asked myself what kind of person goes to the lengths of thinking about and looking up crime statistics between whites and blacks and between races in general? What is your reasoning for feeling the need to point out a distinction between murder rates in predominantly black areas versus white areas? This thread isn’t even about that. In any event, anyone can throw out some “facts” based on arbitrary statistics that a person can come up with to support their pre-determined views. For those of you who happen to be more objectively minded, here is an article from New York Magazine (not a no-name illegitimate source) that provides more context to these disparities and, believe it or not, discusses the fact that murder rates have risen among both groups.

http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/01/ ... ising.html


My thoughts also, what was the point, pointing out areas with relatively small cities and large white populations? A distortion to make a point, the usual tactics from the Conservative side. Of course the Fuhrer uses these tactics twenty four seven. Lies distortions, photo ops, all part of the conservative playbook these days. All to defend a Caricature who pretends to lead the common man. Laughably sad and tragic.
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Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:55 am

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jdstJD wrote:
GalaxyFlyer wrote:

There is, but I didn’t make up the facts... compare Chicago or Baltimore murder rates with those in Montana, Vermont or the rates outside of Cook County or Baltimore City and Queen Anne’s county. 45+% of all murders are caused by one male cohort making up 7% of the US population.

GF


You know, when I read this post I asked myself what kind of person goes to the lengths of thinking about and looking up crime statistics between whites and blacks and between races in general? What is your reasoning for feeling the need to point out a distinction between murder rates in predominantly black areas versus white areas? This thread isn’t even about that. In any event, anyone can throw out some “facts” based on arbitrary statistics that a person can come up with to support their pre-determined views. For those of you who happen to be more objectively minded, here is an article from New York Magazine (not a no-name illegitimate source) that provides more context to these disparities and, believe it or not, discusses the fact that murder rates have risen among both groups.

http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/01/ ... ising.html


My thoughts also, what was the point, pointing out areas with relatively small cities and large white populations? A distortion to make a point, the usual tactics from the Conservative side. Of course the Fuhrer uses these tactics twenty four seven. Lies distortions, photo ops, all part of the conservative playbook these days. All to defend a Caricature who pretends to lead the common man. Laughably sad and tragic.


The other thing that is frustrating about the prejudice that creates this type of mindset is that for most of the 20th century America had a scourge of mob and mafia crime that permeated the same cities that are heavily populated by black people today. The mob and Mafia were nothing more than gangs and thugs just like people call blacks in the inner cities. The murder rate generated by these gangs during their hay day was just as horrendous as the rates generated by the black gangs today. It took the federal government to strategically disintegrate these gangs and it took decades. Right now, the inner city gangs are largely fought by local law enforcement which is apparently ill-equipped to deal with this problem. The FBI needs to go in and piece by piece break down these organizations. Eradicate them. But you don’t see whites pointing at Italians or Russians or any other group that is “white” and that operate gangs and criminal enterprises dehumanizing them or chalking their criminal activity up to there being something innately wrong with them because of their race or that it is some sort of defective gene among them that make them more prone to criminal activity like they do to black people. Instead, the mob and mafia were glorified and romanticized in movies like “The Godfather” and “Casino” and “The Usual Suspects”. These movies are considered classics. You don’t see people looking up statistics to try to create a narrative that there is some “mystery” that indicates that these people uniquely commit crimes at a higher rate than other racial groups and that it’s something about these people’s race that is the cause of it. Whites know they would not allow for their entire race to be lumped into the statistics created by white criminal organizations such as the mob, mafia, or these white supremacists that are finally getting the attention they deserve.
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Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:58 am

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WarRI1 wrote:
jdstJD wrote:


You know, when I read this post I asked myself what kind of person goes to the lengths of thinking about and looking up crime statistics between whites and blacks and between races in general? What is your reasoning for feeling the need to point out a distinction between murder rates in predominantly black areas versus white areas? This thread isn’t even about that. In any event, anyone can throw out some “facts” based on arbitrary statistics that a person can come up with to support their pre-determined views. For those of you who happen to be more objectively minded, here is an article from New York Magazine (not a no-name illegitimate source) that provides more context to these disparities and, believe it or not, discusses the fact that murder rates have risen among both groups.

http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2018/01/ ... ising.html


My thoughts also, what was the point, pointing out areas with relatively small cities and large white populations? A distortion to make a point, the usual tactics from the Conservative side. Of course the Fuhrer uses these tactics twenty four seven. Lies distortions, photo ops, all part of the conservative playbook these days. All to defend a Caricature who pretends to lead the common man. Laughably sad and tragic.


The other thing that is frustrating about the prejudice that creates this type of mindset is that for most of the 20th century America had a scourge of mob and mafia crime that permeated the same cities that are heavily populated by black people today. The mob and Mafia were nothing more than gangs and thugs just like people call blacks in the inner cities. The murder rate generated by these gangs during their hay day was just as horrendous as the rates generated by the black gangs today. It took the federal government to strategically disintegrate these gangs and it took decades. Right now, the inner city gangs are largely fought by local law enforcement which is apparently ill-equipped to deal with this problem. The FBI needs to go in and piece by piece break down these organizations. Eradicate them. But you don’t see whites pointing at Italians or Russians or any other group that is “white” and that operate gangs and criminal enterprises dehumanizing them or chalking their criminal activity up to there being something innately wrong with them because of their race or that it is some sort of defective gene among them that make them more prone to criminal activity like they do to black people. Instead, the mob and mafia were glorified and romanticized in movies like “The Godfather” and “Casino” and “The Usual Suspects”. These movies are considered classics. You don’t see people looking up statistics to try to create a narrative that there is some “mystery” that indicates that these people uniquely commit crimes at a higher rate than other racial groups and that it’s something about these people’s race that is the cause of it. Whites know they would not allow for their entire race to be lumped into the statistics created by white criminal organizations such as the mob, mafia, or these white supremacists that are finally getting the attention they deserve.



I have no way to dispute your words. They certainly ring true to me. I myself have felt the sting of prejudiced based on religion and ethnic origins when I was younger. When we moved on to the street where I was raised, we were the first Catholics and Italians to move there. I am married to a girl from that street who obviously did not feel the same way as her Grandparents and others on the street did. I have seen many changes over the years in my home state about acceptance of people different than myself, such as religion, skin color or being gay. Big strides for many years in my mind. Of course I am not black, so I cannot really claim to understand this intense hatred which is being spewed out by maniacs, old and young these days.

In one Presidential cycle it has all gone backwards, the fires of racial and ethnic hatred are being stoked everyday in Washington, in the white House and the US Senate and in other parts of the US. One has to think the fires were smoldering, ready to be fanned and exploited because of a mentality I do not understand. The White Supremacists have raised their ugly heads, and hopefully in 2020 we can prove that they are a minority and put this ugly maddening era behind us. When I deal with my grandchildren, it gives me hope for this country.
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Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:09 am

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You think it may have something to do with the lack of people and no giant populations in those states?


Mass shooters there get bored trying to find people to shoot! :lol:
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Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:34 pm

So in Missouri, what is the boundary between what is legal and what is not.

1. Carrying a rifle and saying I'm going to kill you?.
2. Carrying a rifle and pointing it at me?.
3. Carrying a rifle and shooting me?.

As for the deterrent value of an unloaded rifle,

Quick quote from Dirty Harry

Harry Callahan: Uh uh. I know what you're thinking. "Did he fire six shots or only five?" Well to tell you the truth in all this excitement I kinda lost track myself. But being this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world and would blow your head clean off, you've gotta ask yourself one question: "Do I feel lucky?" Well, do ya, punk?
 
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Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:29 pm

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Mass shooters there get bored trying to find people to shoot! :lol:

Jokes about mass shootings... nice

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Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:28 pm

MikeDrop wrote:
scbriml wrote:
Mass shooters there get bored trying to find people to shoot! :lol:

Jokes about mass shootings... nice

Mike Drop


Your answer to slowing mass shootings is to do nothing. We know why these things happen: access to military grade weapons. In some cases, there is a mental health issue. But, in every single case, it is ease of access to high powered weapons. But we can't do anything about it so let's just sit back and blame video games or abortion or gays or weed.
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Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:34 pm

seb146 wrote:
MikeDrop wrote:
scbriml wrote:
Mass shooters there get bored trying to find people to shoot! :lol:

Jokes about mass shootings... nice

Mike Drop


Your answer to slowing mass shootings is to do nothing. We know why these things happen: access to military grade weapons. In some cases, there is a mental health issue. But, in every single case, it is ease of access to high powered weapons. But we can't do anything about it so let's just sit back and blame video games or abortion or gays or weed.

More Jokes and Agendas - thanks Seb!

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Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:38 pm

MikeDrop wrote:
seb146 wrote:
MikeDrop wrote:
Jokes about mass shootings... nice

Mike Drop


Your answer to slowing mass shootings is to do nothing. We know why these things happen: access to military grade weapons. In some cases, there is a mental health issue. But, in every single case, it is ease of access to high powered weapons. But we can't do anything about it so let's just sit back and blame video games or abortion or gays or weed.

More Jokes and Agendas - thanks Seb!

Mike Drop


Please explain. Where is the joke? What is the agenda? You have a bumper sticker campaign going but no explanation. I know that works with MAGA fan boys but the rest of us need complete sentences.
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Sat Aug 10, 2019 5:53 pm

seb146 wrote:
MikeDrop wrote:
seb146 wrote:

Your answer to slowing mass shootings is to do nothing. We know why these things happen: access to military grade weapons. In some cases, there is a mental health issue. But, in every single case, it is ease of access to high powered weapons. But we can't do anything about it so let's just sit back and blame video games or abortion or gays or weed.

More Jokes and Agendas - thanks Seb!

Mike Drop


Please explain. Where is the joke? What is the agenda? You have a bumper sticker campaign going but no explanation. I know that works with MAGA fan boys but the rest of us need complete sentences.

Any sane and logical person could only interpret your multiple statements that the Republicans somehow blame abortion, weed and gays for mass murders as a joke, backed by an agenda. Albeit a pathetic joke. Still a joke. Although adding a reference to Russia on alternating posts does elevate the humor a little, that joke has been repeated so much that it’s just tired at this point.

Jokes and Agendas Seb, just Jokes and Agendas

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Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:59 pm

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scbriml wrote:
Mass shooters there get bored trying to find people to shoot! :lol:

Jokes about mass shootings... nice

Mike Drop


Well, it's tragically hilarious.

1 - Mass shootings keep happening.
2 - Do nothing about it (apart from thoughts and prayers).
3 - Wonder why mass shootings keep happening.

It's hilarious that a first World, advanced society won't do anything about it. Don't blame me for seeing the funny side.
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scbriml wrote:
MikeDrop wrote:
scbriml wrote:
Mass shooters there get bored trying to find people to shoot! :lol:

Jokes about mass shootings... nice

Mike Drop


Well, it's tragically hilarious.

1 - Mass shootings keep happening.
2 - Do nothing about it (apart from thoughts and prayers).
3 - Wonder why mass shootings keep happening.

It's hilarious that a first World, advanced society won't do anything about it. Don't blame me for seeing the funny side.

You sound absolutely giddy...

Sick

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Sick


What's sick is the refusal to do anything about mass shootings apart from offering "thoughts and prayers". How's that for sick?
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Sick


What's sick is the refusal to do anything about mass shootings apart from offering "thoughts and prayers". How's that for sick?



Absolutely sick attitude from the Conservatives and the height of Hypocrisy. Power is the name of the game, and they are willing to sacrifice many more lives to retain it by enlisting White Supremacists to their cause. I seem to remember a man who recruited misfits and it caused millions of lives to be lost along with many of our soldiers.
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MikeDrop wrote:
Sick


What's sick is the refusal to do anything about mass shootings apart from offering "thoughts and prayers". How's that for sick?



Absolutely sick attitude from the Conservatives and the height of Hypocrisy. Power is the name of the game, and they are willing to sacrifice many more lives to retain it by enlisting White Supremacists to their cause. I seem to remember a man who recruited misfits and it caused millions of lives to be lost along with many of our soldiers.

OMG stop it already with the drama. Trying to cast Republicans as Nazis is just divisive and toxic. THe gun culture in this country is deep and rooted in our rebellious and rural past. White supremacy and Nazis have nothing to do with it. Very large percentages of both the left and right in this country are gun owners, and people on both sides of the aisle have supported the second amendment in the past. Then NRA has donated money to many on the left, so just stop already with the divisive identity politics. Expending your energy on advocating for repealing the second amendment will be far more productive than alienating the vast majority of reasonable people on the right.

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WarRI1 wrote:
scbriml wrote:

What's sick is the refusal to do anything about mass shootings apart from offering "thoughts and prayers". How's that for sick?



Absolutely sick attitude from the Conservatives and the height of Hypocrisy. Power is the name of the game, and they are willing to sacrifice many more lives to retain it by enlisting White Supremacists to their cause. I seem to remember a man who recruited misfits and it caused millions of lives to be lost along with many of our soldiers.

OMG stop it already with the drama. Trying to cast Republicans as Nazis is just divisive and toxic. THe gun culture in this country is deep and rooted in our rebellious and rural past. White supremacy and Nazis have nothing to do with it. Very large percentages of both the left and right in this country are gun owners, and people on both sides of the aisle have supported the second amendment in the past. Then NRA has donated money to many on the left, so just stop already with the divisive identity politics. Expending your energy on advocating for repealing the second amendment will be far more productive than alienating the vast majority of reasonable people on the right.

Mike Drop


Vast Majority of reasonable people on the right, where the hell are they? The gun culture of which I never had a problem with has now been hijacked by radicals, including the NRA, who corrupt our congress, issue edicts to our President and Congress while people die. We now have bunch of Weasels in congress, who slavishly follow this corrupt madman in the W.H. Have you ever been to an IRA Fundraiser? I have more than once to observe the reasonable folks who attend. It is Redneck time. They would sell a machine gun to a Klu Klux Clansman to make a buck to use corrupting our politicians. I am sorry, but I do see similarities to that man so many years ago who caused millions to die. He recruited misfits and so do the Conservatives. Deny it all you want, the proof is in the body count which is rising. Ask Moscow Mitch. Another example of reasonable people on the right, laughable and so damned sad it is pathetic.
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OMG stop it already with the drama.


So which is it Mike?

Are mass shootings sick and something needs to be done? Or is it all good with you?
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OMG stop it already with the drama.


So which is it Mike?

Are mass shootings sick and something needs to be done? Or is it all good with you?


Right, you quote only a portion of my reply to the posters text and leave off where he accuses Republicans of being white supremacists who are using mass shootings to further their nazi cause. The original post is outrageous, and your participation in the smear is also outrageous.
Why would I answer any question from someone who is insulting me with slanderous accusations of white supremacy and nazism? Im not going to support your dehumanization of conservatives.

Ill bet that you are disappointed that Universal is postponing the release of thier new move called The Hunt where "deplorables are hunted for sport by coastal elites". https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video ... sport.html

The fact that anyone wold even make this movie shows just how far gone this country is. I doubt of the US will see 2025 at the rate you lefties are going.

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Re: Armed off-duty firefighter halts armed suspect at Walmart store in Missouri

Sun Aug 11, 2019 11:20 pm

MikeDrop wrote:

Ill bet that you are disappointed that Universal is postponing the release of thier new move called The Hunt where "deplorables are hunted for sport by coastal elites". https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video ... sport.html


Only right-wing crank jobs see it that way. It was pulled for two reasons.

One, mass shootings aren't thing people who make money are interested in promoting at the moment. When the coast is clear (translation: a time when it will be more profitable), they'll release it.

The other is a reason you are not capable of understanding, so we can forgo that for now.

Mike Drop wrote:
The fact that anyone wold even make this movie shows just how far gone this country is. I doubt of the US will see 2025 at the rate you lefties are going.

Mike Drop


A movie for gun-people comes out and you are outraged.

An actual series of mass-shootings occurs and your priority is to continue doing nothing.

I would say that's interesting, but nothing your sort does is. . .
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Re: Armed off-duty firefighter halts armed suspect at Walmart store in Missouri

Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:30 am

MikeDrop wrote:
scbriml wrote:
MikeDrop wrote:
OMG stop it already with the drama.


So which is it Mike?

Are mass shootings sick and something needs to be done? Or is it all good with you?


Right, you quote only a portion of my reply to the posters text and leave off where he accuses Republicans of being white supremacists who are using mass shootings to further their nazi cause. The original post is outrageous, and your participation in the smear is also outrageous.
Why would I answer any question from someone who is insulting me with slanderous accusations of white supremacy and nazism? Im not going to support your dehumanization of conservatives.

Ill bet that you are disappointed that Universal is postponing the release of thier new move called The Hunt where "deplorables are hunted for sport by coastal elites". https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video ... sport.html

The fact that anyone wold even make this movie shows just how far gone this country is. I doubt of the US will see 2025 at the rate you lefties are going.

Mike Drop


Nice rant! :sarcastic:

"Sick" and "outrageous" are words you've used to describe people discussing mass shootings. So why not have the balls to answer the question instead of hiding behind bluster -

Are you not sick and outraged at all the innocent people gunned down in mass shootings while minding their own business? Do you think something should be done about it?

Grow a pair and answer the question.
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Re: Armed off-duty firefighter halts armed suspect at Walmart store in Missouri

Tue Aug 13, 2019 3:16 am

scbriml wrote:
"Sick" and "outrageous" are words you've used to describe people discussing mass shootings.

This is not true. I called the jokes and attempts to take advantage of these tragedies by you and others here to push your political agendas sick and outrageous. I stand by this.

scbriml wrote:
So why not have the balls to answer the question instead of hiding behind bluster -

I've answered this in other threads - repeal the 2nd amendment. That is the only answer. Anything less wont be accepted by large percentage of gun owning Americans who believe in the bill of rights. I'd vote for it. Every gun owner I know would turn in their firearms if this happened - they believe in the law. All the bluster from the left for all this time and not a single one of you has actually tried to accomplish anything. The US Constitution has a defined procedure for repeal or change. So do it.

scbriml wrote:
Are you not sick and outraged at all the innocent people gunned down in mass shootings while minding their own business? Do you think something should be done about it?

Sure - repeal the 2nd amendment. If you and your friends would stop trying to smear your fellow Americans as racist nazis because they own guns and vote Republican and focus on actually doing something about it you might actually get some support. Until then, you all can pound sand.

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Re: Armed off-duty firefighter halts armed suspect at Walmart store in Missouri

Tue Aug 13, 2019 3:37 am

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
Vermont, West Virginia, Idaho and Montana have the highest gun ownership rates in the country and the lowest murder rates. In Vermont, the law has been “constitutional” carry forever. It’s not unusual in Montana to see openly carried firearms. So, why low murder rates? Let’s chalk it up to better citizenship.

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The figures for deaths by gun in those places vs. murder tell a different story. Two-thirds of deaths by gun are suicide. Statistics strongly suggest that gun owners are more likely to be victims of gun violence and are definitively more likely to die by suicide.

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