Discussion in 'Camp Wordforge' started by Paladin, Jul 1, 2016.
I'm mining some gold in California; once I've gotten my fill, I'm out.
Day 616 of the Gunpocalypse. I figure once I'm done prospectin' in California and leave the state, I'll turn my ambitions on more steady employment. Possibly something in the transportation industry, such as a hostler or livery keeper. Or possibly something in the tech industry, such as a telegram boy. Either route will surely earn me several dollars per week.
Day 962. My worst fears have come true. After 8 years of wetting my panties over that nigg Obummer never once promising to ban bumpstocks, even though we all knew he really would. Even though he didn't. My worst fears have come true. Trump has.
Now how will I help genocide children in cages?
I guess I'll have to keep mining gold. Even though I've been beaten to it by like 170 years.
Day 1,040. The impossible has happened. I can no longer order a straw in a restaurant. Now how am I supposed to drink a beverage without spilling it all over myself? Well, at least now I won't get penis envy over the length of straws.
Warned. Wrong forum for that.
Day 1,123. The SJWs tried to keep me down, but I'm finally free. Pretty soon we will have a Supreme Court in my favor. Pretty soon all the justices will repeal the plastic bag ban.
That's a rather stupid reason for a warning.
The OP started a political conversation on gun ownership. Good humored satire isn't allowed as part of the conversation?
If this is only about gun wanking then make this a private forum so you may circle-jerk without interruption.
And give me a very stern warning while you're at it.
And warn the OP while you're at it too...
Day 1,489. I can finally get a free plastic bag in a grocery store again. All it took was over 143,000 Americans to die of a fake Chinese virus, and the secret disappearances of my fellow citizens. The minimum wage cart-jockey told me I couldn't enter the grocery store without a mask. I had a plan for this. I readily put my mask on, and as soon as I was in the deli section, I took it off and sneezed over all of the cheeses. Heh. That Gen Z moocher isn't going to stop me from purchasing my body weight in Dino Buddies. I used 10 pumps of the complimentary hand sanitizer at the checkout stand, only to let it all slip out of my hand and drop on the floor. When I finished loading my groceries into the car, I purposefully dropped my used cart off in the clean cart area, before checking my illegally carried firearm still had the safety off. Checkmate libs.
I believe that there are 2 more levels of appeals. A full review by the 9th instead of the 3 judge kennel, and then it goes to the supreme, who absolutely refuse to touch 2nd ammendment cases.
without getting into red room territory (a place to which I will never return - PM me for the reasons if interested rather than speculate or assume) I always thought magazine limitations were ridiculous from a practical standpoint. Here is my reasoning: weapons technology changes but the purpose of self-defense does not. If violent people with the capability to harm you have more rounds available to do so while you have a single shot muzzle-loader......you are truly fucked 99 percent of the time. That's the harsh reality of the situation. You should be allowed to use the weapon you feel best suits your purposes WHILE BALANCING public safety concerns. A well trained...I repeat WELL TRAINED....gun owner presents no bigger risk to innocent bystanders with a 20 round magazine than with a 10 round magazine. However considering the complicated and extremely unpredictable nature of hitting a live moving person and the even more random unpredictable nature of the reaction to getting shot by that live moving person (despite what Hollwood shows you) it can often be beneficial to the person defending themselves to have more versus less rounds, all other factors in a scenario being equal.
Anybody with military/law enforcement experience (or even access to the internet and the ability/motivation/genuine curiosity to use a search engine) will attest to the logic of having more rounds versus less assuming all other factors in an armed engagement are equal.
All the "if you are a good shot you only need X amount of rounds" have been debunked over & over in various red room discussions over the years, and that is a hamster wheel that never stops turning and is fueled by ignorance and politics that I, frankly, am tired of.
That said I applaud this decision by the 9th circuit court and consider it a win not just for gun users, but for common sense and wisdom in general.
Yes, the standard pattern is en banc rehearing that finds the opposite result. If we lose the en banc rehearing (and almost certainly will) then it goes to SCOTUS, and thanks to that huge disappointment John Roberts, we won't get a favorable outcome there.
At what point do we declare SCOTUS useless if it keeps refusing to hear cases that are vital to the constitution for purely political reasons?
Woah! You’re alive. Welcome back!
Thanks, but I've actually never left. I'm just (1) not posting in the Red Room because I'm sick of politics, and (2) posting less often because I'm busy with a few things IRL.
Why are you sick of politics? It's a fairly interesting political time we live in.
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