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Re: “From Sea to Shining Sea ...

Name one war the AR 15 was used in.
I had a classmate in junior high who's father was one of the last Rhodesian Army soldiers to lay down his rifle and it was a semi automatic because of an arms embargo that ensured the Rhodesians wouldn't get the same fully automatic weaponry as the Mugabe followers.

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Posted by towboatman on 07/21/2016 at 2:41 PM

Re: “Week That Was: Greensward, Guns, and Wine

Timeout4,I was at that meeting last week and it was heavily loaded with people in favor of total gun control.Everyone who stood up with a story of a loved one shit and killed was used to create the illusion that anyone against what Steve Cohen calls "reasonable gun control" was in favor of more people barely able to get their story out in public.
There was a woman standing up in the audience wanting to ban advertising gun shows as if that was a problem.When people start wanting to prevent others from freely and peaceably assembling,we have a problem.

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Posted by towboatman on 07/09/2016 at 10:44 AM

Re: “Week That Was: Greensward, Guns, and Wine

Steve Cohen was so surprised when I told him that background checks were already required at gun shows just as if the vendor was at their regular store and that internet gun sales require the firearm to be shipped to a Federal Firearms License(FFL) holding dealer where a background check is conducted prior to transferring the gun to the buyer that he announced that he was co sponsor of a bill requiring what I had just told the room was already on the law books.
And people want him re-elected?

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Posted by towboatman on 07/07/2016 at 12:17 PM

Re: “What They Said...

I would remind jersyko that that "damned Second Amendment" is part of that "damned Bill of Rights" which keeps the "Damned government" from running roughshod over you.
if you don't want to own a gun,that's fine by me.
But don't blame my ownership of firearms for the fact that some Muslim hater shot up a gay nightclub where his victims were packed into a crowded room and had no easy escape or way to fight back with teeth,nails,brass knucks,broken bottles,three shots of whisky,tables,chairs or anything else they could brag to use against him.

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Posted by towboatman on 06/17/2016 at 3:27 PM

Re: “What They Said...

Just seeing who'd notice.Thank you for following American History.

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Posted by towboatman on 05/12/2016 at 4:53 PM

Re: “What They Said...

To Chip Green
We elected a black man as President because people said that this country is more than ready for a black man to lead us.
They are and were right but should we have ONLY one candidate of that sex or color represented?
Surely there are more qualified women to run for office than someone who is under Federal investigation for mishandling of classified material and who has let an Embassy be sacked and the Ambassador murdered and dragged through the streets.
Besides,we have already had a woman President.When Calvin Coolidge had his stroke,his Vice President did not want to assume the duties so Mrs. Coolidge sat in the President's place and made decisions fot he country.

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Posted by towboatman on 05/12/2016 at 12:54 PM

Re: “What They Said... (July 23, 2015)

Andy Smith,late to the debate but people who have the Right to express outrage over police shootings of criminals trying to disarm police officers do NOT have the Right to burn down large parts of their city.

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Posted by towboatman on 03/15/2016 at 2:05 PM

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