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Old 2018-04-02, 23:46   #441
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I don't think the good Superintendent was stoned, or that his wits were otherwise addled.
I apologize for my post. It unjustly maligned innocent stoners.
EDIT: It has been suggested that this might be a 04/01 kind of post.

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Old 2018-05-02, 09:54   #442
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NRA bans guns at convention where Pence and Trump will speak.

I thought the guns were to protect everyone. So why don't they want to protect POTUS?
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Old 2018-05-02, 12:43   #443
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NRA bans guns at convention where Pence and Trump will speak.

I thought the guns were to protect everyone. So why don't they want to protect POTUS?
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Nothing you can do, folks. Although the Second Amendment people — maybe there is, I don’t know.
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Old 2018-05-15, 16:42   #444
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I can't see how anything could possibly go wrong.

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Old 2018-05-15, 17:16   #445
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I can't see how anything could possibly go wrong.

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WTF?!? Did they get Daley Plaza confused with Dealey Plaza?
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Old 2018-05-15, 21:46   #446
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I can't see how anything could possibly go wrong.

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Good one- However, the laughter is dampened a little by the close proximity to reality. I'm sure there are people who feel this is an honestly good idea.

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Old 2018-05-18, 16:45   #447
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Shortly after the shooting began in the town of about 13,000 residents, a man carrying an American flag, wearing a Trump hat, and carrying a pistol on his hip approached news cameras.

The man, who did not give his name, said his goal was to "get to the school. Make America great again."
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Old 2018-05-18, 23:17   #448
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Thoughts and prayers…

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Old 2018-05-19, 16:51   #449
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Shortly after the shooting began in the town of about 13,000 residents, a man carrying an American flag, wearing a Trump hat, and carrying a pistol on his hip approached news cameras.

The man, who did not give his name, said his goal was to "get to the school. Make America great again."
This fellow obviously deserves an honorary certification, an honor I have bestowed upon Il Duce and many of his supporters in D.C. He can send his application to

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Old 2018-05-19, 17:24   #450
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I think the capper on that particular quote is the follow-up (at least in the video I saw) of another man calling the pistol-holder a moron (correct!) while also saying that we do not need guns right now (correct!) but prayers (wait, what?).
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Old 2018-05-21, 13:06   #451
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Default Insane people need guns, too!

According to this article in The Trace, the legislatures of Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Tennessee, and Utah deserve a shout-out for killing "red-flag bills." Such bills, if made law, would allow the issuance of a court order to, at least temporarily, take guns away from people legally determined to be a "danger to themselves or others."

All but one of the descriptions of the descriptions describes the bill's demise as ""Did not advance to floor vote." This usually means "died in committee," generally without a vote. In a few cases, bills actually advanced out of committee, but weren't scheduled for a vote.

Alabama gets a Dishonorable Mention. The committee scheduled to consider the bill could not meet, because all the Republicans on the committee stayed away, thus killing the meeting for lack of a quorum.

The Strait-jacket Award, though, goes to Colorado. In Colorado, the bill was actually voted down in committee on a party-line vote. How party-line? Well, as described in this article in the Denver Post, hyperpartisan hacks brought a motion to relieve the assistant majority leader, Cole Wist, of his position, because he was one of the bill's sponsors. Wist has also been receiving threats via social media, and has referred them to law enforcement.

Keep guns out the hands of madmen? Only traitors could think such a thing!

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