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reply to post by seabag
I own many firearms and I have absolutely NO criminal record whatsoever. After spending 8 years of my life actively serving my country in the Marine Corps, the thought that some FED pencil pusher has the authority to prevent me from exercising my 2nd amendment right to legally purchase and possess a firearm makes my blood boil.
The queen has absolutely no power, she's just a figurehead and has been since the times of Oliver Cromwell, even her speeches are written by the Prime Minister. She's just for ceremonial duties and fleecing naive tourists out of their money. You are just exposing your American ignorance and arrogance.
Originally posted by butcherguy
reply to post by alfa1
So, what would you bring to the gunfight, a stick or a steak knife. Does your government 'allow' you to have steak knives?
Americans keep saying that they need guns to protect themselves against the government, but lets face it, it'll never happen. Much like the brave keyboard cowboys here on ATS who read about some police related outrage and swear "If that ever happened to me, there'd be a lot less police going home alive that evening."... its all talk.
I hope they don't take away your pencils and make you use crayons. That would suck.
Originally posted by Urbanshadow
reply to post by seabag
We are not allowed to own firearms here (in the UK) without a special licence. I just wondered why you had so many, and what you wanted another one for?
Originally posted by thisguyrighthere
reply to post by Domo1
It was nuts. My last two were like that. The first of the two took so long I must have circled the shop 20 times and heard all about the owners family and grandkids.
The most recent time I expected it so I went next door to get lunch. Came back and it still wasnt ready. I got to hear another customer go off about how his whole day was blown and if he had known he would never have come in and then he stormed out without completing his purchase.
When I say off-peak I mean like 10AM on a Wednesday and the FFL phones it in then looks sad at me and says "you're number 50."
What I dont get is how the hell hard is it to type in a name/social or whatever look at the screen and see yes/no approval? What about the process is so time consuming?
It should be as easy as looking to see if Amazon has an item in stock. Look it up and get a positive or negative. Mere seconds.
It's like they're still using file cabinets or something.edit on 8-6-2012 by thisguyrighthere because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Six6Six
GROW UP and stop whining. I absolutely HATE people like you...... You bitch and moan over nothing. YOU deserve what they have done to you and personally I am laughing at you here. What makes my blood boil......weak people...how many firearms do you need......maybe they need to check why you have so many firearms and that you are not storing them for something?????? After all you said you own "MANY" firearms....
You have been deprived of your rights without due process.
They might have an "excuse" which I would guess might be one of the following:
Have you -
Joined the Tea Party?
Signed a petition to have Obama impeached?
Joined a militia group?
I am former Army& Navy SF, police background and holder of CC permits in both NY and FL, I was recently held up for several weeks purchasing a new weapon. The problem was a similair name in the database, they couldn't clearly see I was me. Took a few weeks but it got straightened out, Computers are great, garbage in garbage out. Hang in there
and thanks for your service SEMPER FI