towboatman 
Member since Jan 14, 2011

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Re: “Bill Lee’s Surprise

You'll notice that no legislator is proposing punishing store owners who bar legally carried firearms from their businesses for failing to provide adequate security in their parking lots when a gun owner has to report a stolen firearm that would have been on their person without that misguided idea that banning guns in stores makes things safer.

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Posted by towboatman on 03/12/2020 at 2:38 PM

Re: “Gov. Lee Pushes Constitutional Carry, Harsher Penalties for Gun Crimes

crackoamerican,how often in modern times has your favorite estimation of a citizen been used?
The streets of Texas went awash in criminal blood,which seems to be the portion of the community which you want to protect.

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Posted by towboatman on 02/29/2020 at 1:18 PM

Re: “Gov. Lee Pushes Constitutional Carry, Harsher Penalties for Gun Crimes

I bet you don't think that you're racist,yourself,do you,Bakerspond?

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Posted by towboatman on 02/29/2020 at 1:17 PM

Re: “It’s Time to Get “Real”

Just like the old argument that the same people who can obtain the required identification to apply for governmental benefits would be denied access to voting booths by requirement of identification to prevent voter fraud,the logic used in this article is specious,inane and asinine.

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Posted by towboatman on 02/28/2020 at 1:43 PM

Re: “Open Carry for Students on Campus is a Bad Idea

Since passage of the 1992 Biden Gun Free School Safety Zone Act(Yes,THAT Joe the Senator(D-Del) sponsored it) we have had "fewer guns" on campus to little benefit.
School shootings increased during the 90s from an aberration to a damn near weekly event depending on which political party was in the White House.
If college students are mature enough to decide the fate of the country by voting for the elected officials,to decide their own sex or walk out of class because they dislike the sitting President,or even make the life or death decisions required of operating a motor vehicle,shouldn't one assume that they are mature enough to make the life or death decisions required of carrying a loaded firearm in public?

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Posted by towboatman on 02/28/2020 at 1:41 PM

Re: “Gov. Lee Pushes Constitutional Carry, Harsher Penalties for Gun Crimes

Well,God forbid that our elected officials trust the citizens for whom they work and let us decide whether or not we want to obtain a carry permit to exercise a Constitutional Right.
In what states that have Constitutional carry have the streets become awash in blood?
In even Vermont,home of Bernie Sanders,crime dropped even lower than it had been when Constitutional carry was enacted,as opposed to states like Illinois and New York which have tightened down on gun control laws have only seen meteoric increases in crime because the law abiding won't be able to obtain the means to defend themselves until law enforcement arrives.
To allay fears that blacks will be targeted merely for acting like American citizens,maybe if the criminal element would quit hiding behind an attitude of "I'm strapped and nobody can tell me to do sh**!" and start doing what the nice police officer says like Keep your hands in sight if you are armed,they wouldn't be shot while reaching too close to the visible firearm that the officer sees.

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Posted by towboatman on 02/28/2020 at 1:36 PM

Re: “Socialism’s Okay. We Already Have It.

Civic services like electric lights,water & sanitation services are NOT socialism but what the local government must provide for the safety and health of the citizens.
This country is not and should NEVER be a socialist country,no matter how many people think that they've got the system figured out to where it can bring prosperity to the country.
There are too many examples (Venezuela,Russia,Cuba…) where it hasn't and won't ever work.

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Posted by towboatman on 02/28/2020 at 1:29 PM

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