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Not British, have guns

March 8, 2013

Just think, in 1776, if we had the “gun control” people are talking today, we would probably be going out for a “spot of tea” after work instead of “bellying up to the bar” for some good......

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CHayes

Mar-08-13 10:16 PM

"The British did try to take our guns. That was the last straw. It was either fight or forever give up the ability to fight."

Yes! Because we all know that in 1776, there wasn't a country on Earth that would have armed a bunch of unruly colonists angling to cause the British a PITA.

Kind of like a bunch of unruly Afghans in the early 80's. Who would possibly EVER arm them huh? Why a half crazy Democratic Congressman, that's who.

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CHayes

Mar-08-13 10:11 PM

"Doesn't anyone know history? The British did try to take our guns. That was the last straw."

Actually, taxation without representation was the last straw. The Boston Tea Party was about a tax on tea, NOT guns.

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CHayes

Mar-08-13 10:10 PM

"My daughter is a shrink...Oh, by the way, are you going down to Venezuala to mourn Hugo Chavez? If you love Obama, I'm sure you really loved Hugo. Liberals"

Gee, did you ever wonder what motivated your daughter to go into psychology?

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CHayes

Mar-08-13 10:08 PM

"Did you libs hear about the conversation between Obama and another professor when "O" was a prof (sic) in Chicago? He told the other prof he didn't think people should own guns."

And you have evidence such a conversation took place? Audio? Video?

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ToTEXASfromPA

Mar-08-13 9:52 PM

Cont>>>

The numerically superior British killed seven Americans on Lexington Green and marched off to Concord with new regiments who had joined them. But American militias arriving at Concord thwarted the British advance.

As the British retreated toward Boston, new waves of Colonial militia intercepted them. Shooting from behind fences and trees, the militias inflicted over 125 casualties, including several officers. The ferocity of the encounter surprised both sides.

Indignation against the British ran high in the Colonies — for they had shed American blood on American soil."

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ToTEXASfromPA

Mar-08-13 9:51 PM

"Britain's General Gage had a secret plan. During the wee hours of April 19, 1775, he would send out regiments of British soldiers quartered in Boston. Their destinations were LEXINGTON, where they would capture Colonial leaders Sam Adams and John Hancock, then CONCORD, where they would seize gunpowder.

But spies and friends of the Americans leaked word of Gage's plan. Two lanterns hanging from Boston's North Church informed the countryside that the British were going to attack by sea. A series of horseback riders — men such as Paul Revere, WILLIAM DAWES and DR. SAMUEL PRESCOTT — galloped off to warn the countryside that the REGULARS (British troops) were coming.

Cont>>>

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CarlHiller

Mar-08-13 6:23 PM

Shammy - In a 1995 broadcast of CBS' 60 Minutes, Feinstein said, "If I could've gotten 51 votes in the Senate of the United States for an outright ban, picking up every one of them. Mr. and Mrs. America turn 'em all in. I would have done it. I could not do that. The votes weren't here." Most of the communists that inhabit the cesspool called Congress would definitely take arms away from the citizens if given the opportunity. From Feinstein to McCain they would if they could get away with it.

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cheyenne

Mar-08-13 5:32 PM

Well Shambles, Bush's drinking stories could be worse. He could have left a girl trapped underwater in his car and not report it until 9 hours later.

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JerryfromRI

Mar-08-13 3:05 PM

I give the Rsnd Paul 13 hour filibuster two thumbs up, WAY UP!

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Josh84

Mar-08-13 1:05 PM

@Reeder, lol..

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JohnZook

Mar-08-13 12:40 PM

Did you libs hear about the conversation between Obama and another professor when "O" was a prof (sic) in Chicago? He told the other prof he didn't think people should own guns. Oh, that's right. I probably heard it on Fox News or Limbaugh or Beck or O'Reilly or Hannity or maybe even the Hater Savage.

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JohnZook

Mar-08-13 12:33 PM

Sham- What is this obsession you have with George Bush? My daughter is a shrink and I'll ask her if she has room for another patient. I'll admit I have an obsession with our current President, but this man is currently tearing apart this once great nation. Oh, by the way, are you going down to Venezuala to mourn Hugo Chavez? If you love Obama, I'm sure you really loved Hugo. Liberals.......

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CMReeder

Mar-08-13 12:30 PM

"Once again chuck proves he can't see the forest for the trees."

Thought the letter was about beer and guns, not forest and trees.

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MrShaman

Mar-08-13 11:21 AM

CMReeder Mar-08-13 10:05 AM****"You all know that beer is not American."

Once again chuck proves he can't see the forest for the trees." - Josh84

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...Which never would have been a problem for those Egyptian-brewers.

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MrShaman

Mar-08-13 11:17 AM

spike2,"No one has ever suggested taking guns in total. No one."

I'm sure Senator Feinstein would be happy to be called no one. She has openly stated that is what she would like to do." - enigma

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I'm "sure" you can find the date/quote when she said that.

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MrShaman

Mar-08-13 11:14 AM

"After 9/11 we had a less liberal president who never would have considered locking up all the Muslims, because for all his faults, Bush still believed in freedom." - enigma

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...Or, at least, as much as his Daddy could buy him.

"They also remember Bush's stories about how the New Haven, Connecticut police always let him go, after he told them his name, when they stopped him "all the time" for driving drunk as a student at Yale in the late 1960s."

See:

George W. Bush's Lost Year in 1972 Alabama

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Josh84

Mar-08-13 10:12 AM

CMReeder Mar-08-13 10:05 AM****"You all know that beer is not American."

Once again chuck proves he can't see the forest for the trees.

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CMReeder

Mar-08-13 10:05 AM

You all know that beer is not American.

Great combination, guns and beer!

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enigma

Mar-08-13 9:08 AM

spike2,"No one has ever suggested taking guns in total. No one."

I'm sure Senator Feinstein would be happy to be called no one. She has openly stated that is what she would like to do. The only reason she is not proposing that legislation now is that she knows it would not pass. She is happy to do it a little at a time. Make no mistake, this is about totally disarming the people, just not all at once.

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enigma

Mar-08-13 9:04 AM

Doesn't anyone know history? The British did try to take our guns. That was the last straw. It was either fight or forever give up the ability to fight.

As for the internment camps; notice it was the great liberal icon FDR who locked up Japenese Americans. After 9/11 we had a less liberal president who never would have considered locking up all the Muslims, because for all his faults, Bush still believed in freedom. Our current President does not.

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MrShaman

Mar-08-13 8:53 AM

"No one has ever suggested taking guns in total. No one. Why does everyone take a simple concept, POSSIBLE legislation, which is not going to pass and take it to the ridiculous extreme?

Please nominate Rand Paul in 2016." - spike

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LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Good one!!!!

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MrShaman

Mar-08-13 8:47 AM

"Did guns keep the Japanese free when the government put them in internment camps in 1942?" - JerryfromRI

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Obviously, not...but, I'm sure guns WOULD have helped Anglo-Americans, who'd preferred to be kept "free" from Japanese.

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spike2

Mar-08-13 8:44 AM

No one has ever suggested taking guns in total. No one. Why does everyone take a simple concept, POSSIBLE legislation, which is not going to pass and take it to the ridiculous extreme? Please nominate Rand Paul in 2016. Please.

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spike2

Mar-08-13 8:44 AM

No one has ever suggested taking guns in total. No one. Why does everyone take a simple concept, POSSIBLE legislation, which is not going to pass and take it to the ridiculous extreme? Please nominate Rand Paul in 2016. Please.

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JerryfromRI

Mar-08-13 6:32 AM

Did guns keep the Japanese free when the government put them in internment camps in 1942?

If after 9/11 the government had moved to round up muslim Americans and relocate them to internment camps, do you really think force of arms would have kept them free?

Guns do not keep us free.

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