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112087 No. 112087 ID: e59f1a hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]

Honestly I didn't expect it.

There is hope still.
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>> No. 112427 ID: f9b63c

I'm not aware of Balkan Christians killing each other for apostasy.

Do you have a link I could read about this?
>> No. 112430 ID: 9dc901

Not to mention the places where the Balkans are shit, were under Islamic occupation.
>> No. 112433 ID: e6a964

now there's some dark comedy in motion right there.

we're better than the others because we only kill the others!and everyone else along the way we think are the others
>> No. 112435 ID: 9dc901

Does that invalidate my claim at all? The part of the Balkans that is always marked as the powder keg and violent was under Islamic occupation for a prolongued time. Fragmenting the populace and fueling ethnic tensions even today.
>> No. 112437 ID: f86534
You going to provide a link for your claim?

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112322 No. 112322 ID: dda126 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
When a Mississippi mother sought help because she couldn’t afford to get supplies for her diabetic daughter’s insulin pump, state Rep. Jeff Guice (R) was less than helpful.

Nicole Nichols wrote to Guice and three other legislators when the company that usually supplied them with the needed supplies began to outsource their products to a company that is not covered under Medicaid. Nichols, like other struggling parents, are having a hard time coming up with the more than $2,000 a month needed to keep her 8-year-old daughter, Bella, healthy.

“We have recently begun having a lot of problems with Medicaid/CHIPS coverage for the essential diabetes supplies needed, not only to keep our kids healthy, but to keep them alive,” she wrote. “Is there someone in the legislature that can and will help these children stay healthy? They must have these medications and supplies which administer the medications to stay healthy and, quite honestly, alive!”...

“I am sorry for your problem,” he wrote. “Have you thought about buying the supplies with money that you earn?”

“He is a legislator within the state of Mississippi,” she said. “That he would not only think that way, but have the gall to hit the send button to a parent of a child and somebody who is not advocating just for my own child but for all of these kids.”

Both Bella and her father have diabetes and the family has a hard time getting by financially.

When asked for a comment, Guice told the Clarion-Ledger, “I don’t do interviews.”

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>> No. 112419 ID: 9723b1
>You don't think it's fucked up
No. You want me to be sad that we don't live in a post-scarcity society with health and entertainment on tap? At least we have free will and can choose one or the other.

If everyone was a perfectly responsible robot I'm sure we'd all eat healthy foods, buy medicines, and live to see 100. Instead we eat what we want, drink what we want, fuck who we want, buy Xboxes and starve to death or die of preventable disease earlier than anyone living in a nanny state.

It's fucking beautiful and if you think otherwise get the fuck out of my country.
>> No. 112421 ID: d4c8ee
>we have free will

Woah watch out boys, we've got a real pro memer from r/libritarians here.
>> No. 112423 ID: 9723b1
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>pro free will
>means youre anarchist
Remember the halcyon days when free will was a basic, regular thing every human wanted?
>> No. 112425 ID: a569d7
Well yes I'm sure if this kid were a perfectly responsible robot she'd somehow have avoided childhood diabetes!

I am sure acting like a perfectly responsible robot will keep me from any and all diseases requiring medicine I can't afford. Cancer always checks whether or not you're getting your exercise after all.
>> No. 112428 ID: 9723b1
I thought we were talking about the mother? But alright, if you're concerned about the way this kids mother is managing her finances might be hurting the kid, feel free to contact child protective services. Or maybe you'd like to pay for this kids meds?

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112044 No. 112044 ID: 798a48 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
Senate Votes Down Four Gun Control Measures After Fiery Debate

Senate Rejects 4 Measures to Control Gun Sales

Gun background check compromise, assault weapon ban fail in Senate

Guys, you've got to read the articles for the dialogue, it's ab fab.

Seems like things may have mostly been just the parties opposing each others bills as someone in the Orlando thread hinted at. The GOP actually had a few more votes in favor than the Dems tho. Keeps the moderates happy. Risk was if it passed, bad law gets shot down later on, but now they can claim they supported a reasonablecommonsense compromise what the Dems tossed, while still looking quite as shitty on due proc as the opposition. On the other hand, the grabbers likely already knew they weren't going to have enough votes in the first place. Not to mention election year.
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>> No. 112161 ID: b66324
No, what they were literally doing was fundraising during campaign season. They knew good and well this wouldn't do shit. They were showing out for their constituents.
>> No. 112174 ID: 0c0931
...who would prefer their politicians to act like a bunch of big babies.
>> No. 112375 ID: 79b400
  Late to the party, but lol butthurt.
>> No. 112389 ID: 798a48
Notice this is the same fucking bill they just had the sit-in over.


Washington (CNN) House Democrats said Friday they will oppose a Republican bill aimed at preventing people suspected of being terrorists from buying guns because they don't believe the proposal will be effective in stopping the purchases.
The legislation, which will be voted on next week, is similar to a bill authored by Sen. John Cornyn of Texas that Senate Democrats rejected a week ago. It would give the Justice Department three days after a suspected terrorist tries to buy a gun to show that the person should not be allowed to have it. Democrats complain it is onerous and unworkable.

"House Democrats will keep up our efforts to push for the majority to allow a vote on gun violence legislation but bringing up a bill authored by the NRA isn't going to cut it," said Drew Hammill, a top aide to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-California.
House Democrats held a conference call Friday to discuss the legislation. There was clear consensus the caucus would oppose the GOP gun bill, according to a Democratic aide.
Rep. John Lewis, D-Georgia, the civil rights icon who led last week's protest on the House floor to press for votes on gun control, told the caucus he had requested a meeting with House Speaker Paul Ryan to ask for votes on two amendments to the GOP bill. One would deal with increased background checks for gun purchases and one would deal with not allowing people on the no-fly list to guy guns.
If Ryan doesn't allow the votes, Democrats will consider further action to try to force the votes, according to the aide.
Despite the Democratic opposition, the GOP majority is expected to pass the bill.
Republicans defended the legislation as an appropriate response to concerns ISIS-inspired attackers have been able to buy guns despite having drawn past scrutiny from the FBI. At the same time, Republicans want to ensure that innocent people who might have been mistakenly put on a watch list don't lose their constitutional right to buy guns.
The bill will "provide a process for individuals being investigated as known or suspected terrorists who attempt to buy a gun go to be flagged, delayed and -- if the burden of proof is satisfied -- denied the purchase," House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-California, said in a statement Friday after posting the bill.
Ryan announced Thursday in a conference call with his GOP caucus that the House would take up the gun legislation and other counterterrorism proposals.
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>> No. 112390 ID: 0c0931
Pretty sure the one they had a sit-in over didn't have the three days for the Justice Department to prove that a suspected terrorist shouldn't have a gun. The Democrats would only support a due-process-free solution.

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112338 No. 112338 ID: 0d59ae hide watch quickreply [Reply]
A South Carolina man is facing multiple attempted murder charges after he opened fire on a crowd gathering outside a nightclub early Sunday, police said.

Deputies with Spartanburg County said 32-year-old Jody Ray Thompson pulled out an illegally carried firearm during an argument with another man and fired several rounds toward a crowd outside Playoffz nightclub in Lyman, a local NBC News affiliate reported.

“His rounds struck 3 victims, and almost struck a fourth victim, who in self-defense, pulled his own weapon and fired, striking Thompson in the leg,” Lt. Kevin Bobo said.

Lt. Bobo said the man who shot Mr. Thompson, who has not been identified, has a valid concealed weapons permit and will not face any charges.

South Carolina passed a law in 2014 that allows people holding concealed weapon permits to carry guns inside establishments that serve alcohol.

>> No. 112340 ID: 95787a
Should the day ever come that I have to draw, I too hope to never be identified in the media.

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112270 No. 112270 ID: dda126 hide watch quickreply [Reply]

>One of the guns used in the November 13, 2015 Paris terrorist attacks came from Phoenix, Arizona where the Obama administration allowed criminals to buy thousands of weapons illegally in a deadly and futile “gun-walking” operation known as “Fast and Furious.”
>> No. 112272 ID: a103ab
post moar pics of piggy-tail girl's sleepover
>> No. 112273 ID: 9dc901
The obvious course of action is to ban all legal guns. If you disagree you're a Russian islamist.
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>> No. 112317 ID: a103ab
This is a very cute girl

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>> No. 112231 ID: b2f730

Did you mean to post this in /n/?

Also the video editing is somewhat frustrating but it illustrates a good point about 'just shot them in the leg' arguments from uninformed fools.
>> No. 112234 ID: 18b57c
The only time you ever fire a gun as a warning or to wound/ incapacitate is with animals. Humans know what guns are, animals don't.

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112212 No. 112212 ID: 294081 hide watch quickreply [Reply]

>In all, since 2010, at least 944 guns have disappeared from police in the Bay Area and state and federal agents across California — an average of one almost every other day — and fewer than 20 percent have been recovered.

>Little attention had been paid to the issue before Steinle’s highly publicized death. But at least 86 weapons were snatched from officers’ vehicles between January 2010 and last June’s smash-and-grab burglary of a U.S. Bureau of Land Management ranger’s gun recovered after Steinle’s shooting. Police have not determined who stole it, but an illegal immigrant is charged in her killing.

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>> No. 112218 ID: 9723b1
>944 lost
>717 unaccounted for
Why are the 717 not counted as lost... is this one of those things, we can't find them, but we know they're around here somewhere?
>> No. 112229 ID: c1c101
Presumably, there are 717 STILL unaccounted for, while they've recovered or otherwise accounted for 227 of the original 944.

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112195 No. 112195 ID: 798a48 hide watch quickreply [Reply]
>(CNN)While the issue of gun control has made little headway in Congress, Hawaii this week enacted a series of gun laws, one of which the governor says makes it the first state to put firearm owners into a database.
That database, which is called the "Rap Back" system, is operated by the FBI and would notify police when a gun owner is arrested for a crime anywhere in the United States.
>"This will allow county police departments in Hawaii to evaluate whether the firearm owner may continue to legally possess and own firearms," the Hawaii governor's office said in a statement.
>During the public comment process regarding the bill, opponent Quentin Kealoha asked: "Why are law-abiding citizens exercising their constitutional right being entered into a criminal database? Would you enter people exercising their right to free speech into a criminal database?"
>Supporters countered that adding gun owners to the database was needed because the initial background check wasn't sufficient.
>Maj. Richard Robinson from the Honolulu Police Department wrote that after the initial background check, there are no further checks on the gun owner.
>"As a result, the county police departments have no way of knowing if a current Hawaii firearm owner has been convicted of a crime in another state that would prohibit him or her from owning a firearm," Robinson wrote in a letter to the State House in March.

>The new law would "in essence provide an ongoing background check on firearm owners to determine their eligibility to own and possess a firearm."

>A second and separate gun measure signed into Hawaii state law Thursday prohibits offenders who have stalked or committed sexual assault from owning guns. At least 11 other states have some sort of laws restricting people who've been convicted of stalking from possessing guns.
>The third new law requires gun owners to surrender their firearms and ammunition to the police if they've been disqualified to possess the weapons "due to a diagnosis of having a significant behavioral, emotional, or mental disorder, or due to emergency or involuntary admission to a psychiatric facility."
>If the person does not voluntarily give up their arms, the police chief has permission to seize the weapons.

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>> No. 112196 ID: 32f18a
What the fuck is wrong with these people?
>> No. 112205 ID: b2f730

That will be all of the ice they are smoking I suppose, those lunatics.

I can't actually think of an example where a list of gun owners didn't eventually lead to confiscation (or forced state purchasing where in the rob you and throw you some change telling you it's more than enough).

I mean my country tightly controls firearms and seems to slowly reduce the allowable firearms. Criminals run around with weapons on parity to our police's specialised armed response units and yet a decent person has to jump through 20 hoops for a fucking side by side.

I remember a few years ago, when handguns were still relatively available the gov just over night removed the privilege except for ex-military or special license holders. They just issued a legal requirement to hand them in at the nearest police station with no compensation even. Some people made a little money back by selling them out of country, insulting as the prices were.

You bucks in the US need to be a bastion of firearm ownership so that the rest of us will have an example to follow if depussification ever happens.
Never let go of the right.
>> No. 112210 ID: 9723b1
Isn't this the second time? First time was used to collect all those guns in NJ or NY, I forget...
>> No. 112244 ID: cc91ac
Volcano fumes or eating lead paint chips.

Bulldozer their legislature into Kilauea.

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111781 No. 111781 ID: fdabb9 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]

>Reports of between 20 and 50 people injured or killed
>Several different accounts of long arms being used
>Reports of more than one shooter

Was always pretty fond of the club (as much as you can be for a club, I generally prefer bars). Friend of mine used to dance there, and another used to work the door. It's pride weekend in Orlando, so no telling if any of my local queer crew got tagged. 2nd high profile shooting in as many nights for Orlando, not looking forward to this shit getting political.
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>These fucking gunstore owners refused to sell me a firearm, something normally reserved for Straw purchasers. I even told them that I was buying the gun with the specific intent of reselling it, which is a straw purchase. It must have been because I was a reporter!
>> No. 112084 ID: e517e3
As another outlet pointed out, had he not been denied they just would have turn around and went with the "Well, our douchebag writer got drunk and beat his wife and even has a prior domestic battery charge yet he still got this evil assault weapon." angle.

These assholes are pathetic.
>> No. 112107 ID: 6ef9f1
The thing on the bottom left is a nozzle for high pressure hoses in shops. Lets you blow away debries.
>> No. 112113 ID: 82a3e8
The thing right next to it shoots marshmallows into your friends mouth.
>> No. 112180 ID: cad48c
The thing right next to that allows you to stab potatoes and shoot the resulting tiny potato pellets at your friends.

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112048 No. 112048 ID: 0dcdc8 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply]
>The court heard on Monday that Sandford has Asperger’s syndrome and obsessive compulsive disorder, the AP reported. A federal prosecutor also said he had been recently living in his car and that his US visa has expired.


So an illegal alien aspie tries to kill trump.

Mum says she he didn't do nuffin with a British accent.
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>> No. 112050 ID: f86534
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>bringing an axe to a gunfight
>> No. 112051 ID: de0bec
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Here's something else to fill that terrible void, and it's even vaguely related to the topic at hand!
>> No. 112052 ID: b66324
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The way I picture it going down, he had no idea what a retention holster was, and he had half a second to be shocked that the gun didn't budge before he got the shit beat out of him.
>> No. 112177 ID: 1aea9c
Is this from a show or just an internet clip?
Very amusing thanks for sharing!
>> No. 112178 ID: 883aa1
The Life & Times of Tim

Basically a show about the daily misfortunes of a man named Tim.

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