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Can only half of you see my posts and replies? Something is going on, I just had my silver coins avatar removed.
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sent: 13-7-2010 at 04:43 AM
A member of the forum staff, AshleyD, has removed this avatar from your profile...
Originally posted by Ian McLean
Ah, mystery solved, the OP's avatar or background image must have been overloading the server bandwidth, and their posts were hidden until it was replaced.
[edit on July 13th 2010 by Ian McLean]
Originally posted by Doc Velocity
Gee, I wonder what was going through the burglar's mind...aside from a .357 wadcutter.
Now let's see, if our federal government had banned legal private gun ownership, then we'd probably be reading about a multiple homicide right now, and police would still be searching for the intruders.
And what really pisses me off is that anti-gunners are also packing heat out there, even as they argue to circumvent the Second Amendment.
You may not remember a fellow by the name of Carl Rowan, but he was a longtime liberal, political journalist, and one of the most outspoken anti-gun activists ever. Rowan is mainly remembered for his angry declaration: "anyone found in possession of a handgun except a legitimate officer of the law goes to jail—period."
Rowan demanded "A complete and universal federal ban on the sale, manufacture, importation and possession of handguns." That was in 1985.
In 1988, using a handgun that wasn't his, Carl Rowan shot a trespasser on his property. Rowan argued in court that he had a right to protect himself and his family by any means necessary. The jury couldn't arrive at a verdict, and the judge called a mistrial.
Rowan was never taken seriously as an anti-gun activist again. Duh.
And I know there are other high-profile anti-gunners out there who carry, because golly somebody might try to attack them... Again, DUH. Pathetic hypocrites.
— Doc Velocity
[edit on 7/13/2010 by Doc Velocity]