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#25762 - If it works, great. Doesn't mean I support the other propositi…  [+] (4 new replies) 03/22/2013 on Politics - politics news,... 0
User avatar #25765 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
they definitely need fine tuning

well then i guess thats fine and dandy
User avatar #25766 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
Agreed. Fix the current my big black daddyistration. Start by reducing politician's wages across the board. That'll bank some good payroll and weed out the ones in it for the money.
User avatar #25767 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
yes, definitely. they get paid way too damn much
User avatar #25768 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
And apparently a.dmin is now changed to my big black daddy. Joy.
#25759 - But there are already restrictions in place. The problem is th…  [+] (6 new replies) 03/22/2013 on Politics - politics news,... 0
User avatar #25761 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
well i think some of the new legislation allocates a lot of funding to the cops to try and solve that problem.

fair enough, as long as it doesn't become vigilantism

i dont think anyone would object to that.
User avatar #25762 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
If it works, great. Doesn't mean I support the other propositions.

It hasn't already, and I doubt it will in 99.9% of cases. You'd be surprised at how many people concealed carry already.
User avatar #25765 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
they definitely need fine tuning

well then i guess thats fine and dandy
User avatar #25766 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
Agreed. Fix the current my big black daddyistration. Start by reducing politician's wages across the board. That'll bank some good payroll and weed out the ones in it for the money.
User avatar #25767 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
yes, definitely. they get paid way too damn much
User avatar #25768 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
And apparently a.dmin is now changed to my big black daddy. Joy.
#25756 - It is, I'll give you that. Poverty's pretty damn hard to elimi…  [+] (8 new replies) 03/22/2013 on Politics - politics news,... 0
User avatar #25758 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
true, true.

well put lol

i dont mean keep an eye on every gun in the country, i just mean be more careful who is being sold guns, be more careful about the people selling guns (many are corrupt and sell guns to people who normally cant get them), and keep guns off the streets besides police officers. i think responsible gun owners having to be more careful with their firearms (some of the more faulty legislation that can criminalize people for simple mistakes should be fixed though) is a small price to pay for a way to make people feel safer.
User avatar #25759 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
But there are already restrictions in place. The problem is that they aren't properly enforced. Why implement further legislation if you can't enforce what's already on the books?

Legal concealed carriers (who get licenses to carry their firearms in public) really don't cause much trouble. If anything, they prevent far, far more crimes than they commit. People face the same dangers as police officers. Dangerous encounters are measured in seconds while police response times are measured in minutes.

I agree with responsible gun ownership. No sane person disagrees with it. The problem is education. There should be more PSAs encouraging gun owners to properly lock and store the firearms that they aren't actively using/carrying. It's common sense objectively, but it's easily overlooked.
User avatar #25761 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
well i think some of the new legislation allocates a lot of funding to the cops to try and solve that problem.

fair enough, as long as it doesn't become vigilantism

i dont think anyone would object to that.
User avatar #25762 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
If it works, great. Doesn't mean I support the other propositions.

It hasn't already, and I doubt it will in 99.9% of cases. You'd be surprised at how many people concealed carry already.
User avatar #25765 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
they definitely need fine tuning

well then i guess thats fine and dandy
User avatar #25766 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
Agreed. Fix the current my big black daddyistration. Start by reducing politician's wages across the board. That'll bank some good payroll and weed out the ones in it for the money.
User avatar #25767 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
yes, definitely. they get paid way too damn much
User avatar #25768 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
And apparently a.dmin is now changed to my big black daddy. Joy.
#25754 - Get rid of poverty for one. Gang violence is one of the leadin…  [+] (10 new replies) 03/22/2013 on Politics - politics news,... 0
User avatar #25755 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
i think your first point is a bit idealistic, but its probably true. easier said than done though.

i recently was persuaded to side with decriminalizing drugs.

sounds good to me

i dont think banning guns is a good idea, but cracking down on illegal gun ownership is.
User avatar #25756 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
It is, I'll give you that. Poverty's pretty damn hard to eliminate. It it was easy, we wouldn't be dealing with these problems. The least we can do is see what we can change in their current education options and open up more employment opportunities, even if they're "fake" jobs funded by the gov't.

I say crack down more on public intoxication than funding SWAT raids on Lucky Brother Dooby Dooby's pot stash.

Resolved

But the problem is that you can't stop illegal gun ownership without hamstringing legal gun ownership. Universal background checks/licensing don't really mean much without a total gun registry, which would be impossible to instate with the current level of firearms proliferation (what is it? Almost a gun for every person now?). Even with a complete registry, you'd need periodic checks to make sure that someone hasn't given away their firearms illegally, which is an ASTRONOMICAL amount of manpower. No labor force alive would be able to accomplish that. Besides, most guns used in crime (this ties to the gang violence issue I mentioned before) are obtained illegally anyways. They're often stolen (which is illegal in itself) or obtained through a straw purchase (which bypasses any gun legislation in effect).
User avatar #25758 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
true, true.

well put lol

i dont mean keep an eye on every gun in the country, i just mean be more careful who is being sold guns, be more careful about the people selling guns (many are corrupt and sell guns to people who normally cant get them), and keep guns off the streets besides police officers. i think responsible gun owners having to be more careful with their firearms (some of the more faulty legislation that can criminalize people for simple mistakes should be fixed though) is a small price to pay for a way to make people feel safer.
User avatar #25759 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
But there are already restrictions in place. The problem is that they aren't properly enforced. Why implement further legislation if you can't enforce what's already on the books?

Legal concealed carriers (who get licenses to carry their firearms in public) really don't cause much trouble. If anything, they prevent far, far more crimes than they commit. People face the same dangers as police officers. Dangerous encounters are measured in seconds while police response times are measured in minutes.

I agree with responsible gun ownership. No sane person disagrees with it. The problem is education. There should be more PSAs encouraging gun owners to properly lock and store the firearms that they aren't actively using/carrying. It's common sense objectively, but it's easily overlooked.
User avatar #25761 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
well i think some of the new legislation allocates a lot of funding to the cops to try and solve that problem.

fair enough, as long as it doesn't become vigilantism

i dont think anyone would object to that.
User avatar #25762 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
If it works, great. Doesn't mean I support the other propositions.

It hasn't already, and I doubt it will in 99.9% of cases. You'd be surprised at how many people concealed carry already.
User avatar #25765 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
they definitely need fine tuning

well then i guess thats fine and dandy
User avatar #25766 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
Agreed. Fix the current my big black daddyistration. Start by reducing politician's wages across the board. That'll bank some good payroll and weed out the ones in it for the money.
User avatar #25767 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
yes, definitely. they get paid way too damn much
User avatar #25768 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
And apparently a.dmin is now changed to my big black daddy. Joy.
#60782 - Your mattress/sheets/pillows might hold a lot of whatever you'… 03/22/2013 on Advice - love advice,... 0
#32 - There's always water surrounding a shark's gills; the directio…  [+] (1 new reply) 03/22/2013 on Man, this guy is a real dick +1
User avatar #88 - daringdestiny (03/22/2013) [-]
i now know more than i did this morning, thank you
#25747 - So you don't want to stop crime, just change the nature of the crimes?  [+] (12 new replies) 03/22/2013 on Politics - politics news,... 0
User avatar #25753 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
if you now a way to stop crime id love to hear it, i think its a worthy endeavor to try and have less death though
User avatar #25754 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
Get rid of poverty for one. Gang violence is one of the leading causes of gun crime in the States. Kids turn to gangs because that's the only way they see to survive. The idiot's solution would be to dump money into the troubled neighborhoods, but you'd have better luck by changing their available options for education (since the current ones are obviously failing them) and opening up more employment opportunities for at-risk youth. Fund it federally, I don't care. If you can guarantee that these kids and their families can eat, then they'll work, especially if it's less dangerous than dealing with the guns and the drugs.

On a related note, end this "war on drugs", as it ironically encourages criminal activity on the part of the drug dealers and the junkies and clogs up the prison system with otherwise harmless individuals rather than violent criminals and repeat offenders.

Rehabilitate rather than punish criminals. I'm growing fond of the Norwegian prison system, as it apparently has a very low re-incarceration rate. I still think it's too cushy for a prison, but I get the logic. Some people will never change, and I think there should be a separate system for them. But for petty criminals, they just need to be set straight more than they need to be punished.

Normalize gun laws and lighten gun legislation. Strange as it may sound, the States with the highest rates of gun violence are the ones with the strictest gun laws. Why? Because tight laws don't mean shit if they can cross the State line and buy whatever's illegal in their hometown. At the same time, many interviews with convicts and thugs will tell you that they're less scared of cops than they are of the thought that whoever they're going to rob/rape/whatever might have a gun. Many areas with laws that *require* every home to have a firearm have some of the lowest crime rates in the country, even though these laws are never enforced and not everyone even bothers to follow them, but it does deter criminals.
User avatar #25755 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
i think your first point is a bit idealistic, but its probably true. easier said than done though.

i recently was persuaded to side with decriminalizing drugs.

sounds good to me

i dont think banning guns is a good idea, but cracking down on illegal gun ownership is.
User avatar #25756 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
It is, I'll give you that. Poverty's pretty damn hard to eliminate. It it was easy, we wouldn't be dealing with these problems. The least we can do is see what we can change in their current education options and open up more employment opportunities, even if they're "fake" jobs funded by the gov't.

I say crack down more on public intoxication than funding SWAT raids on Lucky Brother Dooby Dooby's pot stash.

Resolved

But the problem is that you can't stop illegal gun ownership without hamstringing legal gun ownership. Universal background checks/licensing don't really mean much without a total gun registry, which would be impossible to instate with the current level of firearms proliferation (what is it? Almost a gun for every person now?). Even with a complete registry, you'd need periodic checks to make sure that someone hasn't given away their firearms illegally, which is an ASTRONOMICAL amount of manpower. No labor force alive would be able to accomplish that. Besides, most guns used in crime (this ties to the gang violence issue I mentioned before) are obtained illegally anyways. They're often stolen (which is illegal in itself) or obtained through a straw purchase (which bypasses any gun legislation in effect).
User avatar #25758 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
true, true.

well put lol

i dont mean keep an eye on every gun in the country, i just mean be more careful who is being sold guns, be more careful about the people selling guns (many are corrupt and sell guns to people who normally cant get them), and keep guns off the streets besides police officers. i think responsible gun owners having to be more careful with their firearms (some of the more faulty legislation that can criminalize people for simple mistakes should be fixed though) is a small price to pay for a way to make people feel safer.
User avatar #25759 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
But there are already restrictions in place. The problem is that they aren't properly enforced. Why implement further legislation if you can't enforce what's already on the books?

Legal concealed carriers (who get licenses to carry their firearms in public) really don't cause much trouble. If anything, they prevent far, far more crimes than they commit. People face the same dangers as police officers. Dangerous encounters are measured in seconds while police response times are measured in minutes.

I agree with responsible gun ownership. No sane person disagrees with it. The problem is education. There should be more PSAs encouraging gun owners to properly lock and store the firearms that they aren't actively using/carrying. It's common sense objectively, but it's easily overlooked.
User avatar #25761 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
well i think some of the new legislation allocates a lot of funding to the cops to try and solve that problem.

fair enough, as long as it doesn't become vigilantism

i dont think anyone would object to that.
User avatar #25762 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
If it works, great. Doesn't mean I support the other propositions.

It hasn't already, and I doubt it will in 99.9% of cases. You'd be surprised at how many people concealed carry already.
User avatar #25765 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
they definitely need fine tuning

well then i guess thats fine and dandy
User avatar #25766 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
Agreed. Fix the current my big black daddyistration. Start by reducing politician's wages across the board. That'll bank some good payroll and weed out the ones in it for the money.
User avatar #25767 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
yes, definitely. they get paid way too damn much
User avatar #25768 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
And apparently a.dmin is now changed to my big black daddy. Joy.
#27 - Will you instantly drown if you put your face under the water?…  [+] (3 new replies) 03/22/2013 on Man, this guy is a real dick +1
User avatar #31 - darkmagicmge (03/22/2013) [-]
Well I heard that when you pull a shark back, water rushes into the gills, and kills it?
User avatar #32 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
There's always water surrounding a shark's gills; the direction it flows doesn't really matter. They're just designed to work so that water enters through the shark's mouth, passes over the gills, and out through the neck slits. Moving the shark backwards doesn't allow enough water to pass through the neck slits, causing it to asphyxiate.
User avatar #88 - daringdestiny (03/22/2013) [-]
i now know more than i did this morning, thank you
#25745 - But the gun control movement follows the same logic. These law…  [+] (14 new replies) 03/22/2013 on Politics - politics news,... 0
User avatar #25746 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
its not the crime, its the ability to use great amounts of unnecessary deadly force to commit one
User avatar #25747 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
So you don't want to stop crime, just change the nature of the crimes?
User avatar #25753 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
if you now a way to stop crime id love to hear it, i think its a worthy endeavor to try and have less death though
User avatar #25754 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
Get rid of poverty for one. Gang violence is one of the leading causes of gun crime in the States. Kids turn to gangs because that's the only way they see to survive. The idiot's solution would be to dump money into the troubled neighborhoods, but you'd have better luck by changing their available options for education (since the current ones are obviously failing them) and opening up more employment opportunities for at-risk youth. Fund it federally, I don't care. If you can guarantee that these kids and their families can eat, then they'll work, especially if it's less dangerous than dealing with the guns and the drugs.

On a related note, end this "war on drugs", as it ironically encourages criminal activity on the part of the drug dealers and the junkies and clogs up the prison system with otherwise harmless individuals rather than violent criminals and repeat offenders.

Rehabilitate rather than punish criminals. I'm growing fond of the Norwegian prison system, as it apparently has a very low re-incarceration rate. I still think it's too cushy for a prison, but I get the logic. Some people will never change, and I think there should be a separate system for them. But for petty criminals, they just need to be set straight more than they need to be punished.

Normalize gun laws and lighten gun legislation. Strange as it may sound, the States with the highest rates of gun violence are the ones with the strictest gun laws. Why? Because tight laws don't mean shit if they can cross the State line and buy whatever's illegal in their hometown. At the same time, many interviews with convicts and thugs will tell you that they're less scared of cops than they are of the thought that whoever they're going to rob/rape/whatever might have a gun. Many areas with laws that *require* every home to have a firearm have some of the lowest crime rates in the country, even though these laws are never enforced and not everyone even bothers to follow them, but it does deter criminals.
User avatar #25755 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
i think your first point is a bit idealistic, but its probably true. easier said than done though.

i recently was persuaded to side with decriminalizing drugs.

sounds good to me

i dont think banning guns is a good idea, but cracking down on illegal gun ownership is.
User avatar #25756 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
It is, I'll give you that. Poverty's pretty damn hard to eliminate. It it was easy, we wouldn't be dealing with these problems. The least we can do is see what we can change in their current education options and open up more employment opportunities, even if they're "fake" jobs funded by the gov't.

I say crack down more on public intoxication than funding SWAT raids on Lucky Brother Dooby Dooby's pot stash.

Resolved

But the problem is that you can't stop illegal gun ownership without hamstringing legal gun ownership. Universal background checks/licensing don't really mean much without a total gun registry, which would be impossible to instate with the current level of firearms proliferation (what is it? Almost a gun for every person now?). Even with a complete registry, you'd need periodic checks to make sure that someone hasn't given away their firearms illegally, which is an ASTRONOMICAL amount of manpower. No labor force alive would be able to accomplish that. Besides, most guns used in crime (this ties to the gang violence issue I mentioned before) are obtained illegally anyways. They're often stolen (which is illegal in itself) or obtained through a straw purchase (which bypasses any gun legislation in effect).
User avatar #25758 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
true, true.

well put lol

i dont mean keep an eye on every gun in the country, i just mean be more careful who is being sold guns, be more careful about the people selling guns (many are corrupt and sell guns to people who normally cant get them), and keep guns off the streets besides police officers. i think responsible gun owners having to be more careful with their firearms (some of the more faulty legislation that can criminalize people for simple mistakes should be fixed though) is a small price to pay for a way to make people feel safer.
User avatar #25759 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
But there are already restrictions in place. The problem is that they aren't properly enforced. Why implement further legislation if you can't enforce what's already on the books?

Legal concealed carriers (who get licenses to carry their firearms in public) really don't cause much trouble. If anything, they prevent far, far more crimes than they commit. People face the same dangers as police officers. Dangerous encounters are measured in seconds while police response times are measured in minutes.

I agree with responsible gun ownership. No sane person disagrees with it. The problem is education. There should be more PSAs encouraging gun owners to properly lock and store the firearms that they aren't actively using/carrying. It's common sense objectively, but it's easily overlooked.
User avatar #25761 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
well i think some of the new legislation allocates a lot of funding to the cops to try and solve that problem.

fair enough, as long as it doesn't become vigilantism

i dont think anyone would object to that.
User avatar #25762 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
If it works, great. Doesn't mean I support the other propositions.

It hasn't already, and I doubt it will in 99.9% of cases. You'd be surprised at how many people concealed carry already.
User avatar #25765 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
they definitely need fine tuning

well then i guess thats fine and dandy
User avatar #25766 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
Agreed. Fix the current my big black daddyistration. Start by reducing politician's wages across the board. That'll bank some good payroll and weed out the ones in it for the money.
User avatar #25767 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
yes, definitely. they get paid way too damn much
User avatar #25768 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
And apparently a.dmin is now changed to my big black daddy. Joy.
#60755 - That's the best advice one could give, really. If she wants ou… 03/21/2013 on Advice - love advice,... +2
#25737 - Because a million deaths is a statistic; a single death is a t… 03/21/2013 on Politics - politics news,... 0
#25736 - Wild West: Everyone from farmers to bartenders to cattlehands …  [+] (16 new replies) 03/21/2013 on Politics - politics news,... 0
User avatar #25744 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
thats why i claimed this was a texas sharpshooter fallacy
User avatar #25745 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
But the gun control movement follows the same logic. These laws assume that fewer guns = less crime, but they completely overlook the fact that people commit crimes for reasons outside of "I have a gun".
User avatar #25746 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
its not the crime, its the ability to use great amounts of unnecessary deadly force to commit one
User avatar #25747 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
So you don't want to stop crime, just change the nature of the crimes?
User avatar #25753 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
if you now a way to stop crime id love to hear it, i think its a worthy endeavor to try and have less death though
User avatar #25754 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
Get rid of poverty for one. Gang violence is one of the leading causes of gun crime in the States. Kids turn to gangs because that's the only way they see to survive. The idiot's solution would be to dump money into the troubled neighborhoods, but you'd have better luck by changing their available options for education (since the current ones are obviously failing them) and opening up more employment opportunities for at-risk youth. Fund it federally, I don't care. If you can guarantee that these kids and their families can eat, then they'll work, especially if it's less dangerous than dealing with the guns and the drugs.

On a related note, end this "war on drugs", as it ironically encourages criminal activity on the part of the drug dealers and the junkies and clogs up the prison system with otherwise harmless individuals rather than violent criminals and repeat offenders.

Rehabilitate rather than punish criminals. I'm growing fond of the Norwegian prison system, as it apparently has a very low re-incarceration rate. I still think it's too cushy for a prison, but I get the logic. Some people will never change, and I think there should be a separate system for them. But for petty criminals, they just need to be set straight more than they need to be punished.

Normalize gun laws and lighten gun legislation. Strange as it may sound, the States with the highest rates of gun violence are the ones with the strictest gun laws. Why? Because tight laws don't mean shit if they can cross the State line and buy whatever's illegal in their hometown. At the same time, many interviews with convicts and thugs will tell you that they're less scared of cops than they are of the thought that whoever they're going to rob/rape/whatever might have a gun. Many areas with laws that *require* every home to have a firearm have some of the lowest crime rates in the country, even though these laws are never enforced and not everyone even bothers to follow them, but it does deter criminals.
User avatar #25755 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
i think your first point is a bit idealistic, but its probably true. easier said than done though.

i recently was persuaded to side with decriminalizing drugs.

sounds good to me

i dont think banning guns is a good idea, but cracking down on illegal gun ownership is.
User avatar #25756 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
It is, I'll give you that. Poverty's pretty damn hard to eliminate. It it was easy, we wouldn't be dealing with these problems. The least we can do is see what we can change in their current education options and open up more employment opportunities, even if they're "fake" jobs funded by the gov't.

I say crack down more on public intoxication than funding SWAT raids on Lucky Brother Dooby Dooby's pot stash.

Resolved

But the problem is that you can't stop illegal gun ownership without hamstringing legal gun ownership. Universal background checks/licensing don't really mean much without a total gun registry, which would be impossible to instate with the current level of firearms proliferation (what is it? Almost a gun for every person now?). Even with a complete registry, you'd need periodic checks to make sure that someone hasn't given away their firearms illegally, which is an ASTRONOMICAL amount of manpower. No labor force alive would be able to accomplish that. Besides, most guns used in crime (this ties to the gang violence issue I mentioned before) are obtained illegally anyways. They're often stolen (which is illegal in itself) or obtained through a straw purchase (which bypasses any gun legislation in effect).
User avatar #25758 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
true, true.

well put lol

i dont mean keep an eye on every gun in the country, i just mean be more careful who is being sold guns, be more careful about the people selling guns (many are corrupt and sell guns to people who normally cant get them), and keep guns off the streets besides police officers. i think responsible gun owners having to be more careful with their firearms (some of the more faulty legislation that can criminalize people for simple mistakes should be fixed though) is a small price to pay for a way to make people feel safer.
User avatar #25759 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
But there are already restrictions in place. The problem is that they aren't properly enforced. Why implement further legislation if you can't enforce what's already on the books?

Legal concealed carriers (who get licenses to carry their firearms in public) really don't cause much trouble. If anything, they prevent far, far more crimes than they commit. People face the same dangers as police officers. Dangerous encounters are measured in seconds while police response times are measured in minutes.

I agree with responsible gun ownership. No sane person disagrees with it. The problem is education. There should be more PSAs encouraging gun owners to properly lock and store the firearms that they aren't actively using/carrying. It's common sense objectively, but it's easily overlooked.
User avatar #25761 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
well i think some of the new legislation allocates a lot of funding to the cops to try and solve that problem.

fair enough, as long as it doesn't become vigilantism

i dont think anyone would object to that.
User avatar #25762 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
If it works, great. Doesn't mean I support the other propositions.

It hasn't already, and I doubt it will in 99.9% of cases. You'd be surprised at how many people concealed carry already.
User avatar #25765 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
they definitely need fine tuning

well then i guess thats fine and dandy
User avatar #25766 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
Agreed. Fix the current my big black daddyistration. Start by reducing politician's wages across the board. That'll bank some good payroll and weed out the ones in it for the money.
User avatar #25767 - cleverguy (03/22/2013) [-]
yes, definitely. they get paid way too damn much
User avatar #25768 - Zarke (03/22/2013) [-]
And apparently a.dmin is now changed to my big black daddy. Joy.
#25733 - Most guns used in crimes in the U.S. are attained illegally, b… 03/21/2013 on Politics - politics news,... 0
#25731 - There are places where gun control works and places where it d… 03/21/2013 on Politics - politics news,... 0
#410 - Bag both of them for rape. They raped eachother. She …  [+] (1 new reply) 03/21/2013 on Ouch, Right in the Jimmies 0
User avatar #413 - silverzepher (03/21/2013) [-]
exactly, put them both away, even better put them in the same cell. i think it will work itself out then.
#408 - Exactly. If they're both piss drunk, who's responsible? But no…  [+] (3 new replies) 03/21/2013 on Ouch, Right in the Jimmies 0
User avatar #409 - silverzepher (03/21/2013) [-]
ya but if she knew the clause was in it she shouldn't have taken the chance.
User avatar #410 - Zarke (03/21/2013) [-]
Bag both of them for rape. They raped eachother.

She knew the clause, and she still went out "flirting", accepting the risks associated with it.
User avatar #413 - silverzepher (03/21/2013) [-]
exactly, put them both away, even better put them in the same cell. i think it will work itself out then.
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User avatar #405 - silverzepher (03/21/2013) [-]
unless he had 2 drinks, then he could say he was drunk as well, you can't convict someone who wasn't in control of themselves with a crime and expect any half ass lawyer turn it around.
User avatar #408 - Zarke (03/21/2013) [-]
Exactly. If they're both piss drunk, who's responsible? But no. If a woman says it, they'll believe it, because men are monsters.

But I don't know the whole story. This is coming from a lady who has a lot on the line. We have to remember circumstance. You can only accept words as words because people can say anything for any reason.
User avatar #409 - silverzepher (03/21/2013) [-]
ya but if she knew the clause was in it she shouldn't have taken the chance.
User avatar #410 - Zarke (03/21/2013) [-]
Bag both of them for rape. They raped eachother.

She knew the clause, and she still went out "flirting", accepting the risks associated with it.
User avatar #413 - silverzepher (03/21/2013) [-]
exactly, put them both away, even better put them in the same cell. i think it will work itself out then.
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User avatar #60646 - kingofdogs (03/21/2013) [-]
Yeah, thanks, man.
User avatar #60687 - churrundo (03/21/2013) [-]
you can also get a psychologist. talking about your problems with someone in person helps a lot. it doesn't mean you're crazy or anything, it just helps.
#60693 - kingofdogs (03/21/2013) [-]
Yeah, I do have one, but they're 900 kroners and hour. That would roughly be 150 dollars. And that's just one hour.
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User avatar #60637 - kingofdogs (03/21/2013) [-]
I still appreciate your efforts on trying to suggest things that might help, thanks man :)
User avatar #60643 - Zarke (03/21/2013) [-]
It's no trouble. Just keep your head up a bit. No matter what happens now, things could turn around someday. I mean, the future's inherently unknowable. There are things that you can predict, but most of them you can't.
User avatar #60646 - kingofdogs (03/21/2013) [-]
Yeah, thanks, man.
User avatar #60687 - churrundo (03/21/2013) [-]
you can also get a psychologist. talking about your problems with someone in person helps a lot. it doesn't mean you're crazy or anything, it just helps.
#60693 - kingofdogs (03/21/2013) [-]
Yeah, I do have one, but they're 900 kroners and hour. That would roughly be 150 dollars. And that's just one hour.
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User avatar #60635 - kingofdogs (03/21/2013) [-]
I'm afraid it's pretty constant. I have a phobia for social contact, I rarely get to school (I'm fifteen), and I have problems with eating nad sleeping, yeah, I know, everyone on the board seem to have the same problems. I know I'm not te only one. Oh, and I have a depresion on the fifth year.
User avatar #60636 - Zarke (03/21/2013) [-]
Well, that's generally not good.

Not sure I can help you with much of that. I'll tell you that finding a way to overcome your social anxiety will likely do you a world of good. Sometimes we just can't take care of everything alone. However, that only points you in a direction and tells you next to nothing about how to actually go about overcoming this.
User avatar #60637 - kingofdogs (03/21/2013) [-]
I still appreciate your efforts on trying to suggest things that might help, thanks man :)
User avatar #60643 - Zarke (03/21/2013) [-]
It's no trouble. Just keep your head up a bit. No matter what happens now, things could turn around someday. I mean, the future's inherently unknowable. There are things that you can predict, but most of them you can't.
User avatar #60646 - kingofdogs (03/21/2013) [-]
Yeah, thanks, man.
User avatar #60687 - churrundo (03/21/2013) [-]
you can also get a psychologist. talking about your problems with someone in person helps a lot. it doesn't mean you're crazy or anything, it just helps.
#60693 - kingofdogs (03/21/2013) [-]
Yeah, I do have one, but they're 900 kroners and hour. That would roughly be 150 dollars. And that's just one hour.
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User avatar #7 - vanoreo (02/12/2013) [-]
Faggot OP blocked me lol, he is butthurt.

You are correct about the Prohibition. I was thinking about the 19th Amendment.

WHICH DENIED WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE
User avatar #8 to #7 - Zarke (02/12/2013) [-]
I'll disagree with that amendment and point that back to the Declaration of Independence:

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."

As far as I can see, something denying women a political voice (part of Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness) shouldn't be in there anyways, and I'm glad that society has progressed past that point.
User avatar #9 to #8 - vanoreo (02/12/2013) [-]
k

But daviddavidson is one butthurt ************ .
User avatar #10 to #9 - Zarke (02/12/2013) [-]
I personally think your statements were idiotic. It seems like you've posed much irritation to him in the past. I only let a mosquito land on me so many times before I figure it needs a swat.
User avatar #11 to #10 - vanoreo (02/12/2013) [-]
Meh, some parts of it were genuinely me trying to piss him off (and it worked) and some were actually my opinion.

>Hunting = Good

>AR's = Bad

Whether or not you're a sane human being, that gun can easily go into the wrong hands
User avatar #12 to #11 - Zarke (02/12/2013) [-]
Any gun can go into the wrong hands. Not just "so-called" ARs (which in reality is a scare-term used to describe semi-automatic rifles with scary-looking furniture). Remember that Virginia Tech massacre? Committed with handguns (using 17 10-round magazines at that). Columbine? Shotguns/handguns.

There are millions of these "assault rifles" in the U.S. The vast, vast, VAST majority of which are not used in crime and likely never will be.
User avatar #13 to #12 - vanoreo (02/12/2013) [-]
I for one think we should just get rid of guns all together sometimes...

But that would be incredibly hard, impractical, and guntoting rednecks would get mad.
User avatar #14 to #13 - Zarke (02/12/2013) [-]
Well, that's pretty well impossible and would likely do no good. You'd have to extract everybody from the country, overturn all the soil, search every nook and cranny, and force everybody to walk back in one at a time through metal detectors.

Secondly, not just rednecks. When there's almost a gun for every person in the U.S., you can't generalize such a large number of people as "gun-toting rednecks". People from all walks of life collect, shoot, protect themselves with, hunt with, and compete with firearms. I mean, what about recreational shooters? We aren't harming anybody, and you're arbitrarily robbing us of our hobby because you don't like guns. That goes right against our rights to Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.
User avatar #6 - Zarke (06/08/2012) [-]
Wow... People actually go through with this stuff sometimes...
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