Buying Guns Has Become A New Post-Tha...

Buying Guns Has Become A New Post-Thanksgiving Tradition In America

There are 36 comments on the Switched story from Nov 29, 2013, titled Buying Guns Has Become A New Post-Thanksgiving Tradition In America. In it, Switched reports that:

Every year on Black Friday, shoppers across the United States brave crowds to battle each other for door-buster sales on flat-screen TVs, video games, Uggs and the hottest toys.

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“shall NOT be infringed”

Since: Oct 13

Phoenix

#1 Nov 29, 2013
Good! That ought to put a chill in the LIEberals. And probably even make some of them wet themselves.
Truth

Kissimmee, FL

#3 Nov 29, 2013
Legal Guns End Thuggery
Michigina

Miami, FL

#4 Nov 29, 2013
Boner biters want to ban guns.
blsius

Seattle, WA

#5 Nov 29, 2013
hee hee hee
Yohoho

Tomball, TX

#6 Dec 12, 2013
Guns are here to stay!

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#7 Dec 12, 2013
Yohoho wrote:
Guns are here to stay!
So are background checks.

“shall NOT be infringed”

Since: Oct 13

Phoenix

#8 Dec 13, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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So are background checks.
Not for long, traitor-troll.

"...To point out the misconduct of the late assembly, in every particular instance, would (besides being a very disagreeable task) take up rather too much time. I shall, therefore, confine myself to only a few instances; and in order to prove that they have been guilty of the most glaring breach of trust, I need only mention the gunning act, which restrains the freemen and freeholders of this city from gunning on this island, and thereby deprives them of a privilege granted by his Majesty's charter, which the assembly, in this singular instance, have assumed a power to disannul--And tho' individuals may have suffered from the too free exercise of this privilege, yet there could not be the least necessity for passing such an act, as the persons aggrieved could have obtained redress by law, against any one who should have been guilty of trespassing upon their lands...."--A FEW OBSERVATIONS ON THE CONDUCT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NEW-YORK, FOR SOME YEARS PAST, ADDRESSED TO THE FREEMEN AND FREEHOLDERS OF THE CITY AND PROVINCE. PRINTED in the Year M,DCC,LXVIII., PHILANTHROPOS. New-York, Feb. 9, 1768.

“shall NOT be infringed”

Since: Oct 13

Phoenix

#9 Dec 13, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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So are background checks.
No, not for long. They are a direct infringement of a Constitutionally secured right. ALL government interference is.

At a Meeting of Delegates of the Towns in the Counties of New-London and Windham, convened at Norwich, the 8th Day of September 1774, so consult for their common Safety, &c.
Hon. Gurdon Sattonstall, Chairman.
Col. William Williams, Clerk.
THIS Convention taking into their serious Consideration the present State of this Country, in that we are permitted to be threatened with the Loss of our Liberties and constitutional Rights, &c.
And when we view it's State, as to Arms, military Knowledge, proper Stores, and the Attention of this People to their just Defence, whenever it shall so happen that any common Enemy shall rise against us, and attempt our Subjection by Force of Arms, we cannot but be animated to address ourselves to all whose Business it is to attend upon military Affairs.
And in the first Place, We do seriously recommend to the Selectmen of every Town within the Counties of New-London and Windham, that as speedily as possible they supply their Town Stock with a full Complement of Ammunition and military Stores, as by Law is required.

2dly. We recommend earnestly to every particular Troop and military Company within said two Counties, both Officers and Soldiers, and all others living within their several and respective Limits, who by Law are required to provide and keep Arms and Ammunition, as speedily as possible to arm and equip themselves, agreeable to the Directions of the Laws of this Colony; excepting where in Arms it may be thought expedient to vary; that such Variation be uniformly adopted...."

Since: Feb 11

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#10 Dec 13, 2013
2ndAmRight wrote:
Feb. 9, 1768.
Let's see what you said about it...
2ndAmRight wrote:

I'm not the one stuck in the 1800's troll, >you< are.
Help stamp out CenturySpam™!! Flag appropriately!

Since: Feb 11

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#11 Dec 13, 2013
2ndAmRight wrote:
September 1774
Let's see what you said about it...
2ndAmRight wrote:

I'm not the one stuck in the 1800's troll, >you< are.
Help stamp out CenturySpam™!! Flag appropriately!

“shall NOT be infringed”

Since: Oct 13

Phoenix

#12 Dec 13, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Let's see what you said about it...
<quoted text>
Help stamp out CenturySpam™!! Flag appropriately!
Here's some poison for you, rat-troll:

Why, even after Newtown, are gun rights on the ascendant? The starting place is violent crime rates. The push for national gun control began in earnest in the late 1960s, an era of sharply rising murder and assault rates, especially in large cities. Violence increased markedly for three decades, through 1993, providing gun skeptics with a plausible basis to argue that limiting access to firearms might help address the scourge. In December 1993, 70 percent of Americans supported stricter gun control, according to pollsters at CNN (TWX). Then, beginning in 1994, for reasons that still perplex criminologists, violent crime began to decrease, falling roughly 50 percent over the past two decades. In CNN’s most recent poll, published on Dec. 4, 49 percent of respondents supported stricter gun control, down six percentage points since January.

Today, guns are used in 63 percent of violent crimes in the U.S. and 69 percent of murders. The number of U.S. murders and the subset of those killings involving firearms are dropping, however. Murder has diminished 17 percent since 2003, although 2012 saw a 0.4 percent uptick compared with 2011. In a country that broadly speaking is getting safer, it’s more difficult to get politicians in Washington to risk the wrath of the NRA and support anything described as “gun control.”
http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-12-...

Satan is the one true god

Since: Aug 13

Chicago, IL

#13 Dec 13, 2013
2ndAmRight wrote:
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Here's some poison for you, rat-troll:
Why, even after Newtown, are gun rights on the ascendant? The starting place is violent crime rates. The push for national gun control began in earnest in the late 1960s, an era of sharply rising murder and assault rates, especially in large cities. Violence increased markedly for three decades, through 1993, providing gun skeptics with a plausible basis to argue that limiting access to firearms might help address the scourge. In December 1993, 70 percent of Americans supported stricter gun control, according to pollsters at CNN (TWX). Then, beginning in 1994, for reasons that still perplex criminologists, violent crime began to decrease, falling roughly 50 percent over the past two decades. In CNN’s most recent poll, published on Dec. 4, 49 percent of respondents supported stricter gun control, down six percentage points since January.
Today, guns are used in 63 percent of violent crimes in the U.S. and 69 percent of murders. The number of U.S. murders and the subset of those killings involving firearms are dropping, however. Murder has diminished 17 percent since 2003, although 2012 saw a 0.4 percent uptick compared with 2011. In a country that broadly speaking is getting safer, it’s more difficult to get politicians in Washington to risk the wrath of the NRA and support anything described as “gun control.”
http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-12-...
https://imageshack.com/i/6gimagesca8mngo0j

“shall NOT be infringed”

Since: Oct 13

Phoenix

#14 Dec 13, 2013
Satan is the one true god wrote:
From a poster that utilizes the name of the greatest LOSER of all time. Oh yeah, there will be a lot of people that open that link.....

What's the matter LOSER? Can't come up with anything original?

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#15 Dec 13, 2013
2ndAmRight wrote:
Why, even after Newtown, are gun rights on the ascendant?
They aren't.

PS: Guns don't have rights, Trotsky.

Since: Feb 11

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#16 Dec 13, 2013
2ndAmRight wrote:
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From a poster that utilizes the name of the greatest LOSER of all time.
Ronald Reagan?

“shall NOT be infringed”

Since: Oct 13

Phoenix

#17 Dec 13, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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They aren't.
PS: Guns don't have rights, Trotsky.
Poor, poor, pathetic troll. That has to be the most lame examples of straw-grasping that I've ever seen from you.

Guess that you realize that you're FINISHED then, eh rat-troll?

“shall NOT be infringed”

Since: Oct 13

Phoenix

#18 Dec 13, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Ronald Reagan?
No. Going along those lines, it would be the current [fraudulent]'president'.

Satan is the one true god

Since: Aug 13

Las Vegas, NV

#19 Dec 13, 2013
2ndAmRight wrote:
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No. Going along those lines, it would be the current [fraudulent]'president'.
IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT YOU COME IN CONTACT WITH 2ndamright OR ANY OF HIS MANY ALIASES including IrelandsOwn, DO NOT BEND OVER IN FRONT OF HIM UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES . A panel of experts has recently determined that this poor INBRED’S complete inability to attract any attention from either sex has driven him to the rather bizarre behavior of impersonating Americans. He is doing this in the hope of attracting either reverend ted hagg.ard or a priest with a tub of vaseline, to which he hasn’t been successful.

He has now resorted to trying to kornhole his own aliases. This creature can most commonly found on the TOPIX gun threads, erect, spinning around like a dog chasing it’s tail, while trying to get at his own butt. It is also highly recommended that in the case of accidental contact you rinse yourself off with bleach and burn the clothes you were wearing

“shall NOT be infringed”

Since: Oct 13

Phoenix

#20 Dec 13, 2013
Satan is the one true god wrote:
<quoted text>
IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT YOU COME IN CONTACT WITH 2ndamright OR ANY OF HIS MANY ALIASES including IrelandsOwn, DO NOT BEND OVER IN FRONT OF HIM UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES . A panel of experts has recently determined that this poor INBRED’S complete inability to attract any attention from either sex has driven him to the rather bizarre behavior of impersonating Americans. He is doing this in the hope of attracting either reverend ted hagg.ard or a priest with a tub of vaseline, to which he hasn’t been successful.
He has now resorted to trying to kornhole his own aliases. This creature can most commonly found on the TOPIX gun threads, erect, spinning around like a dog chasing it’s tail, while trying to get at his own butt. It is also highly recommended that in the case of accidental contact you rinse yourself off with bleach and burn the clothes you were wearing
"Excusable homicides are in some cases not quite unblamable. These should subject the party to marks of contrition; viz., the killing of a man in defence of property; so also in defence of one's person, which is a species of excusable homicide; because, although cases may happen where these are also commendable, yet most frequently they are done on too slight appearance of danger; as in return for a blow, kick, fillip, &c., or on a person's getting into a house, not animo furandi, but perhaps veneris causa, &c. Excusable homicides are by misadventure, or in self-defence."-- Thomas Jefferson, Note to Crimes Bill. Washington ed. i, 152. Ford ed., ii, 209.(1779).[5579. MURDER, Excusable.-- JCE5579. The Modern English Collection at the University of Virginia Electronic Text Center.]
lamer

Hamilton, OH

#21 Dec 13, 2013
2 year and we have a tradition? Author probably doesnt have a clue what "tradition" actually means and just needed another fluff piece to fill the void.

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