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    Quote Originally Posted by DiscoBiscuit View Post
    you don't have to have a gun to be a hard target
    Lol, not everyone looks like John Wayne or DiscoBuscuit.
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    If you have 4 d-cells in a sock you dont need a body like mine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Magic Poriferan View Post
    Again, I don't have the figures on me now, but that's not what I read.
    The majority of gun deaths in the United States are suicides. 16,000 or so per year recently. The number of defensive gun uses (displaying one, firing a warning, or shooting an assailant) is @1.5 million per year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Antimony View Post
    I personally do not see the point in him degrading my country via attacking our propaganda. It is propaganda, what do you expect?
    I think we have a great country and our propoganda only lowers it. Truth and the search for truth make us a greater country. I agree he could be more tactiful in how he expresses his ideas if he truely wished them to have maximum impact.
    I redact everything I have written or will write on this forum prior to, subsequent with and or after the fact of its writing. For entertainment purposes only and not to be taken seriously nor literally.

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    "Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun."

    -Mao Zedong (Chinese revolutionary)
    "A man who only drinks water has a secret to hide from his fellow-men" -Baudelaire

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    Well 80 million armed citizens can "kind of" be a barrier to entry for tyranny.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spamtar View Post
    Well your right as far as the 2nd amendment. It other areas the U.S. Constitution has worked fine as a "living document" supported by starie decisis. Until the court stops excluding the 2nd amendment from selective incorporation to be applicable to the states then it is outdated.
    Times have changed. The second amendment does not seem to be able to achieve the writers of the constitutions had in mind for it.

    Quote Originally Posted by spamtar View Post
    We keep authorities in line by not letting them take away our rights bit by bit and leading us down the slippery slope.
    Hah, well you don't need guns to do that. So I guess you need to maintain the second amendment strictly on principle then?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blackmail! View Post

    Just like Sartre said: "On a raison de se révolter!" (It is [always] right to rebel!)
    I bet you watch a lot of Truffaut movies.
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    Times have changed. The second amendment does not seem to be able to achieve the writers of the constitutions had in mind for it.
    I wasn't aware you were a certified expert on legislative intent?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Magic Poriferan View Post
    Times have changed. The second amendment does not seem to be able to achieve the writers of the constitutions had in mind for it.
    What makes you say that?


    Hah, well you don't need guns to do that. So I guess you need to maintain the second amendment strictly on principle then?
    The Constitution lists rights, not policies. Rights don't become privileges over time.
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