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Attacks on gun ownership

September 13, 2013

They’re at it again. Two Democrat lawmakers are proposing steep new taxes on handguns and ammunition. The bill would raise the tax on ammunition to 50% and nearly double taxes on handguns....

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RichSaunders

Sep-20-13 1:07 PM

Good! I hope the proposed taxes DO discourage people from buying more guns. We don't need any more guns in America....we have waaaaaay too many. I say we should begin aggresive buy back progrmas designed to get guns OUT of the general population. We already have over twice as many guns per capita than any other nation on Earth. It is SICK!!!

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JerryfromRI

Sep-15-13 11:00 AM

or

"GOP seeks stupid people to join them".

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JerryfromRI

Sep-15-13 10:57 AM

@USABORN

LOL.

Your slogan can be "Join us no matter how stupid you are".

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USABorn

Sep-15-13 2:21 AM

Republicans need to nail down independent voters and then work on converting democrats who are disenchanted with Dumbama, and there are MANY.

But first we have to figure out a way to dumb down the issues so they will be able to understand them.

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cheyenne

Sep-14-13 9:51 PM

"I have to admit, I DO get a lot of enjoyment...rubbing the White-Wingers' collect-noses in those accomplishments!!!!!"- Shamster.

Don't get overly excited there, Elmer. Most sensible people have little difficulty recognizing comically exaggerated propaganda, and humorously dismiss it as such.

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JerryfromRI

Sep-14-13 3:49 PM

Hey Barbarino. How are things on your side of the street?

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MrShaman

Sep-14-13 8:49 AM

"Shaman, your continued use of the term White Wingers is extremely racist." - Capricorn1

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To quote The DICK; Cheney....."So?????"

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JerryfromRI

Sep-14-13 8:30 AM

"JerryfromRI, if you want a REAL challenge count how many times Chuck has typed "the right", in the past week."

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The "right" or "rights" were the 4th most common word used in comments on this page. I didn't go back to identify the authors.

"Poor" was the most common - probably why it caught my attention.

I agree it would be interesting to examine word usage for an individual or group over a period of time. Sounds like a fun time for a political science major somewhere.

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JerryfromRI

Sep-14-13 8:14 AM

"Jerry, why would you make such an observation if you had no point? Were you just simply bored?"

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I thought the introduction "Interesting side note" was self-explanatory.

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Capricorn1

Sep-14-13 6:44 AM

Shaman, your continued use of the term White Wingers is extremely racist. Imagine the reaction if anyone would replace it with black. Racism goes both ways. Grow up.

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MrShaman

Sep-14-13 6:41 AM

MrShaman - 10:57 AM See:

"Obama’s Top 50 Accomplishments - The Washington Monthly"

For anyone suffering constipation, this would be great bathroom reading!" - USABorn

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....Primarily for "conservatives".

We Progressives recognize White-Wingers' tendency to DO so (to themselves), every time they see that list!!!

You're quite welcome!!!

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MrShaman

Sep-14-13 6:37 AM

Interesting side note:

The word "poor" has been used 52 times in comments thus far. Righties are (roughly) 4 times more likely to use the word then lefties." - JerryfromRI

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Ya' gotta (also) give the Righties credit for reviving that Rand/Ryan-favored term "parasite"...so heavily-promoted in the mid-20th-Century; Germany!!!

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See:

War on the Weak - Newsweek and The Daily Beast

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MrShaman

Sep-14-13 6:28 AM

Obama's Top 50 Accomplishments.

Every time I read that I laugh harder than the previous time. Thanks, Shamster." - cheyenne

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Not a PROB!!! I have to admit, I DO get a lot of enjoyment...rubbing the White-Wingers' collect-noses in those accomplishments!!!!!

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MrShaman

Sep-14-13 6:24 AM

rick, Just because you don't agree with my premise does not make it BS. You don't believe it can happen here. I disagree, and I have history on my side." - enigma

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...Except, you continually "forget" to post any references to said "history"....right??

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MrShaman

Sep-14-13 6:21 AM

Rick424," I really think letters like this one and the thought process of others that that feel this way are ridiculous. It will never happen."

That's exactly what they said in all if the countries in which it has happened." - enigma

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Dated-quotes, please.

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MrShaman

Sep-14-13 6:18 AM

Rick424, If it was as simple as you say, I would agree with you. BUT it is not. There are many members of Congress who have openly said that their goal is gun confiscation, "turn 'em all in"." - enigma

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...Except, you (obviously) "forgot" who those "many members of Congress" are...or, you'd have posted those dated-quotes, right??

Weak, Skippy....really weak.

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MrShaman

Sep-14-13 6:13 AM

Any time, there, Sgt. Rock!!!!! -Shaman

That's Gunnery Sergeant.... learn some respect" - Capricorn1

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Your youth & inexperience are showing.

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MrShaman

Sep-14-13 6:12 AM

"Such as......??"

Such as the subject today! Liberals would love to deny law abiding citizens the right to keep and bear arms." - enigma

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That's not true.

NEXT??!!!

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MrShaman

Sep-14-13 6:06 AM

I'm fairly-certain they still call that "survival o' the richest". Shaman

"I'm fairly certain you have class envy." - Capricorn1

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You Karl Rove fans are tooooooooo obvious!!

"As people do better, they start voting like Republicans - unless they have too much education and vote Democratic, which proves there can be too much of a good thing." - Karl Rove

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Capricorn1

Sep-13-13 10:57 PM

Jerry, why would you make such an observation if you had no point? Were you just simply bored?

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cheyenne

Sep-13-13 10:20 PM

JerryfromRI, if you want a REAL challenge count how many times Chuck has typed "the right", in the past week.

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USABorn

Sep-13-13 9:07 PM

MrShaman - 10:57 AM See:

"Obama’s Top 50 Accomplishments - The Washington Monthly"

For anyone suffering constipation, this would be great bathroom reading!

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JerryfromRI

Sep-13-13 8:51 PM

"before jumping to conclusions"

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What conclusion did I jump to? I offered no interpretation of the observation.

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Capricorn1

Sep-13-13 8:39 PM

Jerry, before jumping to conclusions, read the letter again. I think you may find it centers around the poor. I could be wrong but that might be why a lot of comments mention the poor.

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JerryfromRI

Sep-13-13 8:33 PM

Interesting side note:

The word "poor" has been used 52 times in comments thus far. Righties are (roughly) 4 times more likely to use the word then lefties.

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