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TrueTiger
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re: Do some of you really think that the left wants to take all your guns away?


No, not all of them. At least not my "Red Ryder Carbine-Action Two-Hundred-Shot Range Model Air Rifle."





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VOR
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re: Do some of you really think that the left wants to take all your guns away?


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many gun enthusiasts hold the ability to own guns as sacred,


I've always thought this kind of rhetoric was weird. What the frick is "sacred" about owning a gun.

I absolutely believe people should have the right to own guns (with reasonable restrictions, e.g., fully automatic, large magazine capacity weapons, no rocket launchers, no tanks, etc.), but it's never occurred to me that there's anything "sacred" about it.






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Patrick O Rly
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re: Do some of you really think that the left wants to take all your guns away?


Maybe the sacred part is the right to defend oneself.





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VOR
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re: Do some of you really think that the left wants to take all your guns away?


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Maybe the sacred part is the right to defend oneself.




My hands are weapons, brah.






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VOR
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re: Do some of you really think that the left wants to take all your guns away?


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Do some of you really think that the left wants to take all your guns away?

100% yes. To say otherwise is silly.

Think of it this way: if Feinstein et al could snap their fingers and instantly vaporize all privately held guns in the US, would they do it?
Of course they would.

Is there ANYone in their right mind who thinks they'd not happily pursue confiscation if it were feasible?


C'mon, NC. RogertheShrubber is right. There really isn't a "collective left" on this issue. Sure there are some lefties in government and in the media that spout crap, but they are not the majority when it comes what is or will be proposed now or in the foreseeable future.

Seriously, who do you mean by Feinstein, et al? How many dumbasses do you really think are in the "et al"?

I have no doubt there are voices out there that preach extreme shite. Just as there are on the right.






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TrueTiger
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re: Do some of you really think that the left wants to take all your guns away?


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Maybe the sacred part is the right to defend oneself.



This is the heart of it, and the firearm is perhaps the single greatest ability enhancer of self defense ever devised.

Grandma in a wheelchair won't fair well with a 300 pound brute crashing through her door. Put a pistol in her hand and she is immediately on "par" and actually has a decent chance.







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CITWTT
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re: Do some of you really think that the left wants to take all your guns away?


Oh Reasonable hack a RIGHT is given not by our govt., it is from the Creator acknowledged in the DOI. Therein lies the sacred nature of the 2nd Amendment. The Constitution would not be the law of the land except for the addition of the Bill Of Rights to the original document in the first place. Where do you place the restriction on the govts. arsenal when 200 years ago it was an equal balance of power that defeated the tyrant of the day. For anyone to think that a tyrannical govt. is beyond the pale of possibilities in America that person is a fool.


This post was edited on 1/13 at 8:53 am


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weagle99
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re: Do some of you really think that the left wants to take all your guns away?


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I've always thought this kind of rhetoric was weird. What the frick is "sacred" about owning a gun.

I absolutely believe people should have the right to own guns (with reasonable restrictions, e.g., fully automatic, large magazine capacity weapons, no rocket launchers, no tanks, etc.), but it's never occurred to me that there's anything "sacred" about it.



Hello VOR.

Among other things, owning a gun provides the following:

- the ability to defend the owner and family regardless of physical stature
- a vehicle for providing for one's family through hunting
- a source of recreation and enjoyment

What other object available today provides those things? Maybe a bow and arrow? Maybe. Plus the ability to own firearms is enshrined in the Constitution.

I am sure that there is something in your life that you hold dear that some others wouldn't understand.






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redandright
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re: Do some of you really think that the left wants to take all your guns away?


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The first black President?


Really? You just can't resist can you?






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Patrick O Rly
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re: Do some of you really think that the left wants to take all your guns away?


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My hands are weapons, brah.


K.






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LSU alum wannabe
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re: Do some of you really think that the left wants to take all your guns away?


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Only guns that would be useful in defense against a tyrannical government.



Which tyrannical government do you speak of? And what could you do about it Rambo, if you had an
AR-15? Hell even a FULL-AUTO?

When the "left" gets "too far left" they will be voted out. Just as the "right" when they get "too far right" have been.






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NC_Tigah
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re: Do some of you really think that the left wants to take all your guns away?


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There really isn't a "collective left" on this issue. Sure there are some lefties in government and in the media that spout crap, but they are not the majority when it comes what is or will be proposed now or in the foreseeable future.

Seriously, who do you mean by Feinstein, et al? How many dumbasses do you really think are in the "et al"?
Again, feasibility is the limitation. The OP asked about what the Left "wants". Not what it can attain.

I would lump ANYONE into the "et al" category if they address gun-control as a sole or major SandyHook remedy. That inclusion would incorporate a vast vast majority of the Left in Congress. It would involve few on the Right. So for starters "et al" would involve those, and absolutely Obama, Holder, Biden along with a MSM majority.






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wickowick
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re: Do some of you really think that the left wants to take all your guns away?


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Seriously, who do you mean by Feinstein, et al? How many dumbasses do you really think are in the "et al"?


Well who made her the left's spokesperson, she is speaking for the party even if all don't agree with her...






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LSU alum wannabe
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re: Do some of you really think that the left wants to take all your guns away?


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The first black President?


Really? You just can't resist can you?



This point is not valid?

I made this point on here in 2008 when Bush had the shoe guy throw TWO shoes at him in Iraq (I believe). Made the point that the Secret Service needs to get their shite together before the black guy gets the job.

But I was mainly making the point that the POTUS needs more security than.... Me...






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Vegas Bengal
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re: Do some of you really think that the left wants to take all your guns away?


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Do some of you really think that the left wants to take all your guns away? quote: I guess calling people ignorant and loonies will do fine on his part. Right from the Alinsky handbook, rules 5 and 12.


And this is followed by two successive posts calling the OP names (not to mention many many other posts in this thread).

The conservatives' MO on this board is personal attacks (thanks to right leaning admins that's perfectly acceptable) while at the same time accusing the Left of Alinsky tactics. Hell there is no greater practitioner of this than Rush.

You guys learn well.






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homesicktiger
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re: Do some of you really think that the left wants to take all your guns away?


Hmmm ... The OP's second sentence called "us"

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paranoid and crazy


followed later by

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delusional


at least twice, simply for discussing the topic of the day. And, he hasn't offered much to argue his position other than that.

What were you saying again?







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moneyg
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re: Do some of you really think that the left wants to take all your guns away?


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I've always thought this kind of rhetoric was weird. What the frick is "sacred" about owning a gun.

I absolutely believe people should have the right to own guns (with reasonable restrictions, e.g., fully automatic, large magazine capacity weapons, no rocket launchers, no tanks, etc.), but it's never occurred to me that there's anything "sacred" about it.



It is as fundamental a right as freedom of speech. If you want to call that sacred or not, I don't care.






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Burt Reynolds
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re: Do some of you really think that the left wants to take all your guns away?


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the ability to defend the owner and family regardless of physical stature

so does a taser

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a vehicle for providing for one's family through hunting

maybe .0000001% of the population

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- a source of recreation and enjoyment

yes, the deaths of thousands of people is worth it so rednecks can have "leisure" time.

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I am sure that there is something in your life that you hold dear that some others wouldn't understand.


Yes, but it isn't deadly toys that have cost America thousands of lives.






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wickowick
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re: Do some of you really think that the left wants to take all your guns away?


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a vehicle for providing for one's family through hunting


maybe .0000001% of the population


Once again, proven wrong...

In addition, a reported 13.7 million people, about 6 percent of the total population over the age of 16, went hunting,

Read more: LINK






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KosmoCramer
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re: Do some of you really think that the left wants to take all your guns away?


You mean the ones that cost ~$10k and haven't been produced for 1st party sale since the 1980s?

These people need to educate themselves before they go trolling, it's not as effective if they don't have basic concepts.






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