published Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Good Choice

about Clay Bennett...

The son of a career army officer, Bennett led a nomadic life, attending ten different schools before graduating in 1980 from the University of North Alabama with degrees in Art and History. After brief stints as a staff artist at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Fayetteville (NC) Times, he went on to serve as the editorial cartoonist for the St. Petersburg Times (1981-1994) and The Christian Science Monitor (1997-2007), before joining the staff of the ...

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Salsa said...

Clay always does what the voices in his head tell him to do. Of course, its just the voices from the implanted receiver with a direct feed from the DNC telling him what he's allowed to think each day.

April 2, 2013 at 12:50 a.m.
AndrewLohr said...

Ha. LOL.

And the customer has more face than most of Mr Bennett's characters. And background checks are one limit on gun buying that seem to mostly make sense, though even insane paranoid people may have deadly enemies. (Magazine limits? Not when an ex-military cop needed ten rounds to make sure one of two intruders was no longer a threat [the other fled]. Gun-free zones? Not when most mass shootings take place there, rather than at gun shows. Do remember that the Constitution explicitly allowed for private warships--"letters of marque and reprisal" are licenses for those--at a time when a warship was the most technically advanced weapon system in the world [except maybe an entire army.])

For terms of peace, beating swords into plowshares, see Isaiah 2, a good postmillenial proof text.

April 2, 2013 at 12:54 a.m.
hotdiggity said...

Hmmm, people who claim to hear voices are considered delusional by most people. Unless of course you were a nomadic tribe living a few thousand years ago. Then it is considered divine revelation. What's up with that?

April 2, 2013 at 1:31 a.m.
blackwater48 said...

ALL I HEAR IS CRICKETS

I thought today's cartoon would have brought forth righteous tea baggers proclaiming their gun rights have been preserved and WILL be preserved thanks to congressional republicans.

Even if some watered down background Bill is squeezed out by the Senate the House tea baggers are waiting to drag it into a quiet room and drown it in a bathtub.

You guys won. Why no parade? Why no chest thumping?

Yes, 20 bullet riddled bodies of 6 year olds was bad PR, but 8 more kids have been shot to death everyday since Newtown and the media couldn't contain their stifled yawn. 3,000 more Americans gunned down since Newtown? Who can keep up with it all?

What a country! It's easier to buy a gun than cast a vote.

April 2, 2013 at 1:47 a.m.
nucanuck said...

If we can continue to reverse legal and illegal immigration while ramping up the gun violence we may be able to lower unemployment through population reduction. Maybe that is the NRA plan. Who knew?

Forget about background checks.

April 2, 2013 at 2:08 a.m.
hambone said...

The gin shop owner looks cocerned.

Is he concerned about the voices or about the voices causing him to lose a sale?

April 2, 2013 at 4:45 a.m.
anniebelle said...

lol, hambone, don't give them any ideas. Mixing alcohol with guns is not a good idea, or so I've been told. I'm surprised the NRA didn't think of that tactic -- get these one brain-celled gun nuts all lickered up and they'll stockpile weapons in case that "boogeyman" or maybe some lowlife in his family confronts him.

April 2, 2013 at 5:39 a.m.
dude_abides said...

Yeah, the shop owner probably would prefer each voice had it's own preference. That expression is one of disappointment, not alarm.

April 2, 2013 at 7:20 a.m.
conservative said...

This cartoon must depict Canada. There are not that many guns and that much ammo left on the shelves of a store in America.

April 2, 2013 at 7:28 a.m.
fairmon said...

This issue is about worn out but Clay knows how to get a loot of post and opinions.

April 2, 2013 at 7:47 a.m.
Lr103 said...

LOL!! Priceless, Clay. Today's cartoon really sums it up to a perfect T!!! LOL

April 2, 2013 at 8:20 a.m.
Leaf said...

This cartoon is ridiculous. The voices never choose a revolver.

April 2, 2013 at 8:52 a.m.
tifosi said...

No matter what solution is suggested - the NRA will shoot it down.

April 2, 2013 at 8:58 a.m.
whatsnottaken said...

The voices in Toon Boy's head said draw the same crap on a different day. Sorry Tooney, in the wrong hands, crayons can be dangerous weapons. Should background check you.

April 2, 2013 at 9:07 a.m.
Leaf said...

I think this cartoon is right on target.

April 2, 2013 at 9:10 a.m.
jesse said...

Clays got about three themes and just keeps pounding onum!

April 2, 2013 at 9:13 a.m.
alprova said...

It seems to me that the most conservative people in this forum no longer trust God to keep them safe from harm.

I'd love to know why they feel the need to lock and load.

April 2, 2013 at 9:23 a.m.
Leaf said...

Short answer - fear brain. Causes religion and ammo stockpiling.

April 2, 2013 at 9:31 a.m.
jesse said...

Trusting God is fine BUT put your Faith in Smith & Wesson!

April 2, 2013 at 9:33 a.m.
chatt_man said...

Referring to your 9:13 post, jesse. That's what you do when you're preaching to your group of mind numbed drones everyday.

April 2, 2013 at 9:43 a.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

When you do not have an argument, mock and discredit the opposition.

Which rule was that in Rules for Radicals?

April 2, 2013 at 9:57 a.m.
Leaf said...

BigRidgePatriot,

Your mother is a hamster and your father smells of elderberries! Please consider yourself mocked and discredited. Run away, or I will mock you again.

April 2, 2013 at 10:08 a.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

I have found the Holy Grail!

April 2, 2013 at 10:15 a.m.
conservative said...

Are Liberals starting to protect our school children?

"ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A second Connecticut town has decided to place armed guards in all its public schools in response to the killings of 20 students and six educators in Newtown"

"In February, the school board in Colorado’s Dolores County voted to allow the school superintendent and a high school principal to double as armed security officers. In New Jersey, Passaic Valley High School’s board of education voted unanimously last month to allow the school’s principal, a retired police sergeant, to carry a concealed weapon during the school day."

"In North Branford, Superintendent of Schools Scott Schoonmaker told the New Haven Register this week that the guards have been working since early February without guns. He said the town is waiting for the state to certify the guards for weapons."

"Glastonbury also added security guards to its schools this year, but officials have declined to say whether they are armed."

"Newtown officials are considering putting armed police officers in all seven town schools, under a plan that received preliminary approval by the finance board this month."

http://www.boston.com/news/education/2013/03/27/enfield-approves-armed-guards-for-all-schools/heWp91YnxyHFAIutnlRI5N/story.html

April 2, 2013 at 10:29 a.m.
Leaf said...

Oh, yes. It would be so much better if a bunch of people had opened fire on these teens with their concealed pistols. That doesn't sound like a recipe for disaster at all. Come on now, BRP. You're more intelligent that that.

April 2, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.
breeeezilla said...

Guys, he's not saying gun owners are crazy. He's criticizing the fact that someone who is mentally ill can buy a gun as easily as someone who is mentally sound. If you don't see a problem with that, maybe YOU should get yourself checked out.

April 2, 2013 at 10:31 a.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

Leaf said... "Oh, yes. It would be so much better if a bunch of people had opened fire on these teens with their concealed pistols."

If the teens knew they might encounter a CC holder they would not be mobbing pedestrians. If they did, the situation might be defused as soon as the CC holder draws a weapon, this is how most CC situations end. Use of your concealed weapon is always a last resort.

Predators of this type are cowardly pack animals that have been given a herd of sheep to harass.

April 2, 2013 at 10:38 a.m.
Loyaljeeper said...

Where is this gun shop? I didn't think there was any guns and ammo left in America.
I am very thankful the mentally disturbed and domestic terrorist have discovered the amount of damage they could do buy driving their cars through a playground full of children. We are also very lucky that people have not caught on to the effectiveness of Iimprovised explosive devices.
Gun laws won't work, the ones we have now don't work. If guns were outlawed we wouldn't have them; Just like drugs are outlawed, they don't exist.
America needs to stop accepting the redicilous ideal that someone is ill. America looks at mental illness like a handicap. Fifty years ago if you were mentally ill you kept it to yourself, otherwise you were shunned from the community. If mentally ill you were worthless, today they see you as underprivileged and deserving of whatever. America wake up!

April 2, 2013 at 10:54 a.m.
prairie_dog said...

And, Einstein, this is EXACTLY why people who are NUTS should be locked up and forced to draw political cartoons for newspapers.

Oh, wait . . . now I understand.

April 2, 2013 at 10:57 a.m.
timbo said...

blackwater48....just watch...I am chest thumping...and let's have a parade...

Nothing that has been done or is being proposed would have stopped New Town and you liberals know it. In the end, you want to confiscate guns because it will be easier to control the population without an insurrection. Your way to argue this point is to call anyone who disagrees with you as "crazy" or "needing mental help" or blah, blah, blah... You guys say that on this page all the time.

That is what scares me about the mental health angle that both sides are talking about. The key is who will be deciding what is "crazy" and what is sane?

Since, all you libs say that conservatives are "crazy" all the time, is being conservative and believing in the 2nd amendment enough to "trigger" the government to keep guns away from someone.

Crazy is in the eye of the beholder. I think that all you libs are nuts. Why shouldn't we put all you away? You get my point.

April 2, 2013 at 11:03 a.m.
conservative said...

About those posted gun free zones -

"Emulating the Joker character in a Batman movie, James Holmes killed 12 people and wounded 58 others in a crowded Aurora, Colorado theater. Of seven theaters located within a 20-minute drive of his home that were showing the film that night, that particular one wasn’t the closest. It was, however, the only one that banned customers from carrying guns."

http://www.forbes.com/sites/larrybell/2013/04/02/shooting-holes-in-mayor-bloombergs-anti-gun-propaganda-ten-bullet-points/2/

April 2, 2013 at 11:08 a.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

blackwater48 said... "but 8 more kids have been shot to death everyday since Newtown and the media couldn't contain their stifled yawn."

That would be because the vast majority of those "kids" were members of gangs gunning each other down. Bringing those stories to the front page will only encourage citizens to appreciate the need for the 2nd amendment and to take steps to protect themselves.

April 2, 2013 at 11:25 a.m.
Leaf said...

BigRidge said..."If the teens knew they might encounter a CC holder they would not be mobbing pedestrians."

You give teens too much credit. There probably were people with concealed guns there. Also there were cops there and that didn't deter them. Concealed carry isn't a deterrent. If they were capable of making wise decisions, there are plenty of other reasons not to be petty criminals in addition to the risk of encountering a concealed carry weapon.

Additionally, if you were in that situation and you drew your cc pistol and there were cops around, guess what? You are now threat number one in their eyes. They don't know you. They just see a guy with a gun pointing it at someone in a crowd. How do you think they have been conditioned to react in that situation?

I'm not saying that there is no situation in which a CC pistol might not be helpful. But statistically speaking, it is much more likely to get you INTO trouble than out of it.

April 2, 2013 at 11:34 a.m.
conservative said...

"Record gun sales were recorded in December 2012 with over 2.7 million background checks being conducted through the FBI’s National Instant Check System (NICS), the agency said today. For 2012, more background checks were conducted than any year since 1998."

"The spike in sales late last year may be attributed to concern over possible new gun control regulations following the presidential election in November and the Newtown, Conn., school shooting in December." Imagine that!

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2013/01/record-gun-sales-in-december-2012/

April 2, 2013 at 11:40 a.m.
jjmez said...

3 important escerpts to remember from delmar's link:

(1.) "FBI, ATF, and police officials say that an armed citizen opening fire against an attacker in a panic-stricken movie theater or shopping mall is very likely to make matters worse."

_(A.) I've said this on more than one occasion. In fact, in the Jared Lee Loughner case, the so-called good guy with a gun was almost shot himself when he was mistaken for the bad guy with a gun.

(2.) Law enforcement agents train rigorously for stopping active shooters, they say, a task that requires extraordinary skills honed under acute duress."

__ (A.) And even with intense training, police have been known to mistakenly shoot, injure and also kill innocent bystanders and hostages taken.

(3.) In cases in Washington and Texas in 2005, would-be heroes who tried to take action with licensed firearms were gravely wounded and killed.

__ (A.) Yep! In panicked situations, even the good guy with a gun has either been disarmed and killed by the bad guy who didn't even have a weapon of any kind in the first place (remember the local story), or mistaken for the bad guy when police arrived on the scene.

April 2, 2013 at 12:35 p.m.
Leaf said...

I think the answer to all societal problems is to ban guns and make swords mandatory. You can't kill so many people with a sword, but you can still defend yourself. Plus, practising for duels promotes physical fitness.

You'll notice that no mass stabbings have occurred at Rennaisance fairs. It's because so many of those people have swords with their costumes.

April 2, 2013 at 12:36 p.m.
jjmez said...

BRP said... "If the teens knew they might encounter a CC holder they would not be mobbing pedestrians"

The more likely scenario is a criminal intent on committing harm will come more prepared to harm or even kill, knowing the intended victim or victims are CCs.

April 2, 2013 at 12:42 p.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

jimez & Leaf,

Sorry, we are going to have to disagree on this one. If you took an honest look at it you would see that armed citizens deter criminals.

April 2, 2013 at 12:53 p.m.
alprova said...

Put your trust in God to keep you safe from the evildoers. Sell your stockpiled guns and ammunition to the poor gun store owners who have little to sell currently.

They're really hurting at the moment, what with all those empty shelves.

Drop your newfound fortune into the collection plate at church this upcoming Sabbath day. Then they can give more to the poor.

When you have God in your life and you do as he commands, there is no need to own a firearm. He will be your bodyguard. He will provide food. Life is good with God in your heart.

April 2, 2013 at 12:59 p.m.
jjmez said...

BigRidgePatriot said... jjmez and leaf Sorry, we are going to have to disagree on this one. If you took an honest look at it you would see that armed citizens deter criminals.

BRP, I have taken an honest look at the armed-citizens-deter,criminals dilemma. Both myself and studies have shown that's a myth, and a dangerous one at that. Such beliefs give those armed citizens a false sense of safety and security. It also gives those armed citizens a false sense of bravery they wouldn't otherwsie have if they weren't carrying a weapon. The Trayvon Martin/Zimmerman tragedy is only one of many that have taken place in only a few short months. Where innocent people, mistaken for a criminal were cased, stalked, confronted and sometimes shot and killed. And even more often than not, the innocent victims are usually minorities because, for many, that's the perception of what a criminal looks like in America. Then you have the accidental shootings of family members getting shot and injured or even killed by fellow family members.

Most recently 3/23/2013 article Orlando Sentinel:

"A 12-year-old boy is dead after he was accidentally shot by his 16-year-old brother in their Lake Nona home, Orlando police said.

The 16-year-old will not face charges, Sgt. Jim Young, an Orlando police spokesman, said late Friday. But an investigation continues.

It was the second time this week that guns in the hands of minors had a tragic ending in Orange County."

April 2, 2013 at 1:14 p.m.
mtngrl said...

BRP said:

"If the teens knew they might encounter a CC holder they would not be mobbing pedestrians"

Then stated:

"That would be because the vast majority of those "kids" were members of gangs gunning each other down."

Do you see the logical fallacy here?

Why would pedestrians with guns deter them if other armed gang members do not?

April 2, 2013 at 1:21 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Point goes to mtngrl.

April 2, 2013 at 1:35 p.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

mtngrl,

We are talking about two different situations here, I think.

One is in reference to blackwater's mention of 8 "kids" killed each day. I attributed a majority of those deaths to gang-on-gang violence.

The other is in reference to teen aged mobs in Chicago. The Chicago incident(s) are not typical gang-on-gang violence and it is not clear what kind of involvement any gangs had in the Chicago incident(s).

Regardless, gang members and flash mobs are both deterred by the possibility of encountering an armed citizen. Chicago is virtually a huge gun free zone.

April 2, 2013 at 2:12 p.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

jjmez said... "I have taken an honest look at the armed-citizens-deter,criminals dilemma. Both myself and studies have shown that's a myth"

I have not seen that data. Unfortunately you back up your claim with a statistically unhelpful two incident example. You don't have to be a statistician to find the truth, just ask the criminals!

April 2, 2013 at 2:19 p.m.
conservative said...

"Yet those who argue that tougher gun control legislation and outright bans will make things safer might consider how well they have worked in other countries. Take the number of home break-ins while residents are present as an indication. In Canada and Britain, both with stringent laws, nearly half of all burglaries occur when residents are present. But in the U.S. where many households are armed, only about 13% happen when someone is home."

http://www.forbes.com/sites/larrybell/2013/04/02/shooting-holes-in-mayor-bloombergs-anti-gun-propaganda-ten-bullet-points/2/

April 2, 2013 at 2:36 p.m.
Leaf said...

BigRidge,

It might seem to a reasonable person that the threat of a random person maybe having a concealed gun would deter random crime. But when you think about it, a threat that would deter a reasonable law-abiding person may not ever register on the radar screen to the type of person you would carry a gun to protect yourself from.

I think that concealed carry ranks very low on the list of crime deterrents. Street gangs and teenagers in particular are not good at making wise choices. They know intellectually that their behavior could end in incarceration or death, but they do it anyway. Their list of threats would probably be arranged something like this: Other gang members -> Their own gang members -> Their family -> Their friends -> Random bullets -> Cops -> Jail -> Bad Drugs -> Car wrecks -> The flu -> Al Quaida terrorists -> Bad Chinese food -> Neighbor's pit bull -> Some old guy with a .380 in his pocket -> lightning

And you know what? That's probably about the right order that those threats are in reality. Carrying a gun might make you feel like a badass, but nobody else thinks so - especially if they don't even know you have one.

April 2, 2013 at 3:12 p.m.
mtngrl said...

So a "mob" of teenagers is afraid of guns, but a "gang" of them is not?

April 2, 2013 at 3:30 p.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

Leaf said... "But when you think about it, a threat that would deter a reasonable law-abiding person may not ever register on the radar screen to the type of person you would carry a gun to protect yourself from."

Criminals have been interviewed and asked that very question. They go where the risk is least. They specifically stated that they avoid situations where they might encounter someone with a gun.

The Miracle Mile is a perfect place. Locate the police, be/go where they are not, strike a smaller group of citizens. Note that they are smart enough to avoid going one on one with someone of comparable size. The big, tough cowards prey on the weak, just like any other animal.

April 2, 2013 at 4:41 p.m.
Leaf said...

conservative -

Did you really post crime stats comparing the US to Canada and GB to try and prove that guns make us safer? Is that a road you really want to travel? You make it too easy.

I'm sure there are a few people here with Google and ten minutes at their disposal who would be giddy at the prospect of whipping you again, as usual.

April 2, 2013 at 4:41 p.m.
limric said...

IT’S FUN VIDEO QUIZ TIME

‘Mr.BRP’ was at Libertarian convention at the Marriot the last night. Unfortunately for him a large, rather loud braggart of a man with a mousy voice recognized him; introduce himself as ‘Max Imus’ and began incessantly talking.
Not being able to shake the insufferable lout, ‘Mr.BRP’ politely excused himself and walked towards the parking garage. ‘Max’ cried out, ”Hey BRP, I’m parked down there too…Wait Up!”

A very angry fellow, and scrap thief, who is known to use the moniker – JonRoss – was in the garage also, skulking in the shadows. The pickings were lean at constructions sites over the holidays and he thought some unsuspecting rubes would give ‘it up’ - as always.

Except someone was smarter than he………

Can anyone guess the characters?

I get a smile every time I see this clip. And the person (that looks amazingly like me) standing behind me in the mirror does too.

April 2, 2013 at 4:42 p.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

mtngrl said... "So a "mob" of teenagers is afraid of guns, but a "gang" of them is not?"

I must not have done a very good job of explaining myself. I never said a gang member does not have a healthy respect or fear of guns.

The majority of "kids" (19 years old and under) killed by a firearm are gang members. Can we agree on that? Don't you think that little reality in itself is enough to expect that gang members respect/fear guns?

That, of course, does not mean that criminal that is acting alone or part of an impromptu mob is not afraid of guns.

April 2, 2013 at 4:49 p.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

limric said... "IT’S FUN VIDEO QUIZ TIME"

Thanks for the laugh. I think you cheated me with your casting!

April 2, 2013 at 4:55 p.m.
Leaf said...

I still think concealed carry is extremely low on the list of deterrents to crime for all of the reasons I and others have stated.

I think your assumption as you said at 2:12 PM that "Chicago is virtually a huge gun free zone." is just not true. And if it's not true, then the "flash mob" was not deterred by the possiblility that some people might be carrying, if it even crossed their minds.

April 2, 2013 at 4:57 p.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

Humm, There is no concealed carry in Illinois so of course concealed carry by a good mark is not a concern.

April 2, 2013 at 5:03 p.m.
acerigger said...

The D.A. and his wife who were gunned down in Tx. this weekend,were BOTH armed and (initial reports say)managed to get off a shot or two,they were also aware that they could be in danger.However,against a better armed assailant with a "semi-automatic assault rifle", they both died.

Don't let your gun collection make you stupid.

April 2, 2013 at 5:55 p.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

I wish more people would start looking at the science/statistics and quit letting emotions and anecdotes drive their thought processes.

April 2, 2013 at 6:11 p.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

acerigger said... "The D.A. and his wife who were gunned down in Tx. this weekend,were BOTH armed and (initial reports say)managed to get off a shot or two,they were also aware that they could be in danger.However,against a better armed assailant with a "semi-automatic assault rifle", they both died."

So, I guess they should have armed themselves with semi-automatic rifles with standard capacity clips and maybe some time spent at the range?

April 2, 2013 at 6:14 p.m.
jesse said...

NAH, What they should have armed themselves with was a coupla 12 ga. pump guns!

April 2, 2013 at 6:17 p.m.
Easy123 said...

BRP,

"I wish more people would start looking at the science/statistics and quit letting emotions and anecdotes drive their thought processes."

Take your own advice. The "science/statistics" aren't on your side.

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn17922-carrying-a-gun-increases-risk-of-getting-shot-and-killed.html

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2013/01/pro-gun-myths-fact-check

http://www.policymic.com/articles/21095/the-5-biggest-pro-gun-myths-busted

April 2, 2013 at 6:35 p.m.
limric said...

OR. A coach gun...or two. That'd surprise them! Seriously though, they didn't stand a chance against determined, fast asassinators. If there is no traceable DNA, I'd say these guys knew what they were doing.

April 2, 2013 at 6:38 p.m.
jesse said...

Coach guns are scary BUT they only hold two which is ok IF your proficient w/it but i had rather have 6 in the tube!

I don't think they were taking the threat too serious and got snuck up on and surprised!FIRST RULE - BE AWARE!!

April 2, 2013 at 6:45 p.m.
acerigger said...

How many people answer the door with their assault weapon in their hand?

The D.A. who was murdered in Colorado last week saw a pizza guy at the door!

I own firearms,keep them for home protection like many in this country,but I have never thought that's the be-all end-all when it comes to self-defense. You must also be aware of what the situation happens to be.

Like I said before,Don't let your gun collection make you stupid.

April 2, 2013 at 7:09 p.m.
dude_abides said...

loyaljeeper said...

"Fifty years ago if you were mentally ill you kept it to yourself, otherwise you were shunned from the community. If mentally ill you were worthless, today they see you as underprivileged and deserving of whatever. America wake up!"

You're joking, right? I mean... you're joking, right?

April 2, 2013 at 7:33 p.m.
MickeyRat said...

acerigger said,

"The D.A. who was murdered in Colorado last week saw a pizza guy at the door!"

Are you sure about that? I read he was killed AT his front door.

April 2, 2013 at 7:54 p.m.
acerigger said...

MickeyRat said...

acerigger said,

"The D.A. who was murdered in Colorado last week saw a pizza guy at the door!"

Are you sure about that? I read he was killed AT his front door.

Yeah,by a dude dressed like a pizza guy! Are you gonna meet the pizza guy at your door with a gun in your hand? Most folks wouldn't (but I'm sure there may be exceptions to that but I won't speculate who they might be.lol)

April 2, 2013 at 8:30 p.m.
jesse said...

I just read on H-P where this guy was shot 20 times in the back!

Ya think it mighta been "personal?"

Hey rigger< IF you are "Law Enforcement " and a pizza guy shows up when you ain't ordered one? Might be cool to have sumthin handy,ya think!

Paranoia is a cops best friend!

April 2, 2013 at 8:56 p.m.
acerigger said...

jesse,"Paranoia is a cops best friend!" True that!

Just realized,the guy murdered in Colorado was a prison official,not D.A. my bad.

I guess my point was(is),it takes more than a bunch of guns to make you safe.

Good luck to us all!

April 2, 2013 at 9:07 p.m.
dude_abides said...

Hit the floor, it's Dominos!

April 2, 2013 at 9:15 p.m.
jjmez said...

dude_abides said... Hit the floor, it's Dominos!

Shame! shame! But that was funny, hit the floor, it's dominos! LOL

Now you know why I only buy frozen pizza or make my own homemade.

April 2, 2013 at 9:32 p.m.
acerigger said...

Pity the poor meter-readers! They might have start wearing their bullet-proof vests.

April 2, 2013 at 9:37 p.m.
Leaf said...

Yep, that's the thing about guns. They are offensive weapons. What military strategist said it takes a hundred dollars of defense to stop a dollar of offense? Guns can't make you safe unless you use them pre-emptively against people who look suspicious. Then of course you get into all sorts of "murder" trouble. Some people are such sticklers for the law!

April 2, 2013 at 9:46 p.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

Yes, it takes more than guns. It is all about the person using it. It would seem we finally found something we can agree on?

April 3, 2013 at 8 a.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

Now it would seem that we all need formal training on how to behave when a police officer storms into your bedroom at night with guns drawn...

http://www.libertarianrepublic.com/

What ever you do, do not reach for a flashlight! You might find yourself shot 16 times in your own bed.

April 3, 2013 at 8:16 a.m.
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