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Author Topic: An idea for a new law.  (Read 505 times)

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« on: April 08, 2008, 12:02:58 am »
I'd like to start a petition to get a law passed that would do the following:

If a politician votes for a law that would make it impossible for a U.S. citizen without a criminal record pr record of violent insanity to own a gun for home defense, that politician may not be defended by armed security guards, nor may he live in a "gated community" or secured building defended by armed guards. He and his family may only be defended by the regular police with no special priority.


'sright, politicians who think the police are good enough to defend regular citizens would have to entrust their safety, and the safety of their families, to the very same level of protection they deem acceptable for the public.
 

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« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2008, 12:24:38 am »
1. What you suggest in your first paragraph could likely never get passed into law.

2.  Paranoid much?


 3. Do you game at all???


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« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2008, 12:24:43 am »
Quote from: Zardoz
'sright, politicians who think the police are good enough to defend regular citizens would have to entrust their safety, and the safety of their families, to the very same level of protection they deem acceptable for the public.
Politicians, particularly of high-profile, by virtue of their position in the public eye, are not "regular" citizens.

Your proposal, therefore, contradicts itself.

QED.

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« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2008, 01:51:43 am »
When I first read the OP, I thought you were saying there was a law that allowed only psychos and people with criminal records to own guns.

"I'd like to buy a gun please."
"Can you demonstrate that you are insane or have a criminal record?"

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« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2008, 04:22:55 am »
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Politicians, particularly of high-profile, by virtue of their position in the public eye, are not "regular" citizens.

Your proposal, therefore, contradicts itself.

QED.

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 Thread reopened. This isn't rpg.net, fucktard.

So, you would let politicians declare themselves to be a special case that gets special protection (Dedicated guns) that the public isn't allowed to have.

That's called "Elitism" and it's not an American value.
 

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« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2008, 04:29:01 am »
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That's called "Elitism" and it's not an American value.

Yeah, sure America hasn't got elites. :rolleyes:
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« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2008, 08:54:37 am »
Who are you defending yourself against?
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« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2008, 01:22:11 pm »
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That's called "Elitism" and it's not an American value.



Are you high?

Ever worked for a corporation or gone to college? Ever lived poor?
You are posting in a troll thread.

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« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2008, 01:24:09 pm »
Careful, she might call you a racist! Or worse she might keep posting this garbage!

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« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2008, 01:24:19 pm »
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Who are you defending yourself against?


Imperialist Canadian and poor people.


Truthfully though, I would not want to be involved in a social collapse like what happened in NO after the hurricaine without packing some heat. That said, I don't own a gun, because I'm a dumbass.
You are posting in a troll thread.

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« Reply #10 on: April 08, 2008, 01:25:06 pm »
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Careful, she might call you a racist! Or worse she might keep posting this garbage!


I'll just eat some kraut and hit on her.
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« Reply #11 on: April 08, 2008, 01:28:19 pm »
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That's called "Elitism" and it's not an American value.


As my logic prof was fond of saying, "What's wrong with elitism?  It's not for everybody!"
For fuck's sake, these are games, people.

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« Reply #12 on: April 08, 2008, 01:31:20 pm »
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So, you would let politicians declare themselves to be a special case that gets special protection (Dedicated guns) that the public isn't allowed to have.
Yes.  Most people don't need special protection.  Most people aren't high-profile targets for kidnapping or assassination.  You're comparing apples to oranges.

Go back to RPG.net, sockpuppet.  Oh, wait.  You probably can't, can you?

Thread closed.  Again.

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« Reply #13 on: April 08, 2008, 01:33:09 pm »
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That said, I don't own a gun, because I'm a dumbass.
I've been meaning to point that out to you lately.  Dumbass.

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« Reply #14 on: April 08, 2008, 01:35:59 pm »
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Ever worked for a corporation or gone to college? Ever lived poor?

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