Area gun sales, fears rising

Nov 14, 2012 Full story: North Port Sun 7,569

Gun stores in Charlotte County have experienced increased sales since Election Day as local gun owners brace for an anticipated restriction of gun laws following the re-election of President Barack Obama.

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“Stop the Brain Rot”

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#2515 Jan 4, 2013
Besara wrote:
<quoted text>Said the nutty professor.
http://www.lectlaw.com/files/cur78.htm

Read it and weep, troll.

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#2516 Jan 4, 2013
Prep-for-Dep wrote:
<quoted text>
All of that has already been hashed, plus the Democrats renigging on their match of increased tax revenue.
No idea what the hell that was supposed to mean, or what "renigging" is. I'll assume it's not racist, at least...:)

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#2517 Jan 4, 2013
Prep-for-Dep wrote:
<quoted text>
Typical stance of a liberal. No one is responsible for their own actions. Blame, sue, and collect from someone else.
If you have to take a dump in the woods, and have to wipe with leaves, and those leaves turn out to be poison ivy, who do you blame? Should the land owner pay your medical bills because you couldn't identify poison ivy?
Knowing liberal stoopidity they'd probably try to sue the trees for allowing the toxic vines to grow up their trunks,presenting a tempting alternative to unprepared/unsuspecting woods poopers........

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#2518 Jan 4, 2013
okimar wrote:
<quoted text>Knowing liberal stoopidity they'd probably try to sue the trees for allowing the toxic vines to grow up their trunks,presenting a tempting alternative to unprepared/unsuspecting woods poopers........
Neither of you has the good sense god gave a doorknob...

“Antisocialistic”

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#2519 Jan 4, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
<quoted text>No idea what the hell that was supposed to mean, or what "renigging" is. I'll assume it's not racist, at least...:)
Lmao! That thought would cross your mind at least.

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#2520 Jan 4, 2013
okimar wrote:
<quoted text>Knowing liberal stoopidity they'd probably try to sue the trees for allowing the toxic vines to grow up their trunks,presenting a tempting alternative to unprepared/unsuspecting woods poopers........
Lol!

“Antisocialistic”

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Lake Charles, LA

#2521 Jan 4, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
<quoted text>Neither of you has the good sense god gave a doorknob...
A liberal would think a doorknob has good sense.

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#2522 Jan 4, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
<quoted text>
Neither of you has the good sense god gave a doorknob...
I know plenty of doorknobs,talk with several..... Smarter than liberals. Doorknobs have enough sense to usually keep their mouths shut.

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#2523 Jan 4, 2013
Prep-for-Dep wrote:
<quoted text>
A liberal would think a doorknob has good sense.
Poor comeback. Point badly missed.
okimar wrote:
<quoted text>I know plenty of doorknobs,talk with several..... Smarter than liberals. Doorknobs have enough sense to usually keep their mouths shut.
LOL! Nothing could've been funnier than the line "I know plenty of doorknobs."

Unintentionally but brilliantly funny...:)
Besara

Des Moines, IA

#2524 Jan 4, 2013
Prep-for-Dep wrote:
<quoted text>
Lmao! That thought would cross your mind at least.
Yep. The nutty professor is consistent with his overt racism.
Besara

Des Moines, IA

#2525 Jan 4, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
<quoted text>
http://www.lectlaw.com/files/cur78.htm
Read it and weep, troll.
More prattling from the Nutty Professor.
xxxrayted

Cleveland, OH

#2526 Jan 4, 2013
eternal cynic wrote:
<quoted text>
Thanks for posting that. I saw reference to the case last night on the news. When I was a boy I knew the dangers of cigarette smoking and knew it was addicting. Despite that our courts allowed a multibillion dollar case against the tobacco companies. When I was a boy I knew the dangers of excessive consumption of alcohol, despite that the court *MAY* allow this case.
Why canít people accept responsibility for their own actions?
We have a party in this country that promotes irresponsibility. Have more kids, I'll give you more welfare, a bigger HUD house in the suburbs and more food stamps. Don't want to spend some of that welfare money on a cell phone, no problem, we have a cell phone and you can use up to 250 minutes per month. Can't stop overcharging on your credit card and writing rubber checks? No problem, will just force the banks and institution to stop fining you and they will make their money back on responsible honest borrowers and customers. Can't find a job that paid more than your last one that laid you off? We'll take care of that. Take your time and accept none of those lower paying jobs. Stay on unemployment for a couple of years and take it easy.
xxxrayted

Cleveland, OH

#2527 Jan 4, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
<quoted text>
Typical misstatement of the facts of the McDonald's case. The case wasn't about where she placed the coffee, or who was to blame, but about the TEMPERATURE of the coffee and the SEVERE burns it caused.
Your post is nasty, as is your attitude. Sadly typical of 'blame the victim' righties.
Funny. Millions and millions of people bought McDonald's coffee every week at that temperature, and they didn't have a problem. One person burns herself so it's not her fault--it's McDonald's fault.
xxxrayted

Cleveland, OH

#2528 Jan 4, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
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Actually a $392.1 B increase, but let's say it doubled.
Look at the tables...tax receipts increased all during the '60s and '70s, and increased after Reagan as well. Note too the dropoff of $17 B from '82 to '83.
It's true Reagan reduced the fairly high tax rates of previous years, but he also broadened the base of his tax collection, and closed many loopholes and reduced many previous tax breaks - which brought in considerable new revenue he needed to help pay for his increased expenditures, especially on the military.
I just don't see the clear evidence that his cuts themselves were solely responsible for increases in tax receipts during the period. And of course my argument that he ran big deficits, a practice continued under Bush II, remains.
FWIW
I see you conveniently omitted the name Obama.
Spocko

Oakland, CA

#2529 Jan 4, 2013
Prep-for-Dep wrote:
<quoted text>
You've already tried putting words in my mouth and changing my point to fit your needs. It doesn't work! You've been outed! Your redundancy shows you're out of moves.
Stupid + guns = scary stupid.
Besara

Des Moines, IA

#2530 Jan 4, 2013
Spocko wrote:
<quoted text>
Stupid + guns = scary stupid.
And you're simply stupid squared.

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#2531 Jan 4, 2013
Spocko wrote:
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Stupid + guns = scary stupid.
Liberalism + Spocko = plain stupid.

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#2533 Jan 4, 2013
Spocko wrote:
<quoted text>Stupid + guns = scary stupid.
Yep. Nothing else at all to offer? That's what we all thought.

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#2534 Jan 4, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
<quoted text>Poor comeback. Point badly missed.

okimar wrote, "<quoted text>I know plenty of doorknobs,talk with several..... Smarter than liberals. Doorknobs have enough sense to usually keep their mouths shut. "

LOL! Nothing could've been funnier than the line "I know plenty of doorknobs."

Unintentionally but brilliantly funny...:)
Of course you would think so.
xxxrayted

Cleveland, OH

#2535 Jan 4, 2013
Back to the topic:

As Calif. gun sales go up, number of gun-casualties goes down

(CBS News) LOS ANGELES - Gun sales in California are booming. More than 600,000 were sold in 2011. However by last year, sales had jumped to 817,000. That's an increase of 36 percent. But we noticed the number of people wounded by gunfire is dropping.

Business has been hectic for Aristotle Rogel, who works at a gun store in Burbank, California. Walk-in business is up 20 percent this month. Many customers are buying more than one gun.

Asked if his customers are buying now because they are afraid they won't be able to buy later if there are new gun laws, Rogel answered: "Well, absolutely. Stock up and see hopefully nothing happens."

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California gun sales have steadily risen from 350,000 in 2002, to last year's record. Recently, some gun owners became worried that President Obama's reelection and the Newtown shooting will lead to more gun control. Military style weapons have become popular for target practice and self-defense.

Yet despite the rise in gun sales in California, there has not been a corresponding rise in gun deaths or gun injuries. Hospitalizations for gun injuries have actually dropped nearly 28 percent and gun deaths by 15 percent.

"When I see that the sales go up, I don't like that," said Charlie Beck, chief of the Los Angeles Police Department. "My officers have to face these guns on the street."

Beck credits a five-year police crackdown on gangs for the drop in shooting deaths. Gang crimes account for half the homicides in Los Angeles.

Also, gun buyback programs have taken nearly 10,000 guns off of Los Angeles' streets since 2009.

"What I worry about are guns that fall into the wrong hands," said Beck, "guns that are excess and become unwanted in a home. Those are the kind of guns that my officers run into on the street that are used in murders in Los Angeles far too commonly."

But the police can't keep up. About 2,000 guns they bought back last week is roughly the same number sold in California gun shops in one day.

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18563_162-5756195...

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