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Disarming story

I see Walmart is bending to the will of the anti-firearms people, and it’s a shame. It’s sad because, as it’s been said so many times, the people who commit crimes don’t follow the law. They don’t follow the rules. That being said, the liberals could not be happier, because their goal was never gun control. The goal has always been to take away every firearm in this country, because they think somehow that will stop bad people from behaving badly. And it’s ludicrous to believe that, but if you look at the facts, Democrats will never become self-aware. They’re like lemmings — whatever the leader says, they all follow. And the leader says, “Let’s disarm them all.”

Dazed and confused

Oh, leave President Donald Trump alone. He was golfing, and didn’t have time to worry about a hurricane. He didn’t know where it was, and he didn’t care.

Surf’s up

I have a friend down in Alabama, he called me the other day and said, “I hope Trump isn’t reporting fake news. I’ve got my surfboard out! I’m ready to go!”

No app for that

We have raised a whole generation of children who do not have a clue how to handle life, physically or emotionally. They are not prepared for this hard, cruel world we live in. They have all the toys and new phones, but not the good old-fashioned love and family life that lets them know each one is special and loved. Technology is fine, but common sense is essential to survive.

Sleep tight

Can you imagine what this country would be like if the government took all of our guns? We would be at the mercy of drug dealers, killers, etc. I know I sleep really good at night with my 9 mm in bed with me, and I know how to use it.

No sidewalks

The city really needs to step it up and get some sidewalks and widen Cook Road. It’s a daily occurrence. There’s people having road rage because there’s no way to get ahead of slow drivers, there’s kids trying to walk home from school and they have nowhere to walk. People come close to hitting these children, and the city just doesn’t seem to care about the North Side. Put a sidewalk on Cook Road and the city might not be liable for the next road rage stabbing or kid who gets run over by a car because there are no sidewalks on a major route.

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Colo

Lying Donnie Dementia thinks Healthcare is to Complicated!! Trump is definitely mentally challenged and delusional and the Dumbest President Ever

Colo

Trumps Mental Health Issues are on full display again!!! Nine More Tweets trying to defend his incredible Ignorance on the path of Hurricane Dorian. The Clown 🤡 in Chief used a 4 day Old map & tried to alter it with a magi marker!!! I’m pretty sure Fake Fox missed this Debacle!

JohnQTaxpayer

Colo Glee's Mental Health Issues are ALWAYS on full display again!!! [beam][cool][tongue_smile]

Colo

Oh look Joke Q aka Wuss is back to the 3rd Grade Copycat Again!!! Gotta Love 💕 It

munchman

Qear Johnny I heard you were a lead singer in the glee choir' I know my comment was childish in nature and added nothing of worth to the conversation but what did yours do and what does it even mean. Must be horrible not having anything to say but the liar in chief or you political persuasion.

WakeUpUS

munchman's high school band wrote their first song while away on a 'camping trip', entitled, 'Bohemian Grove Rhapsody'. I think Colo Glee was 'out and about' with him on that excursion... [wink][whistling][cool][ninja]

munchman

I know this is an awfully long cut and paste for those of you who can only read pictured or funny books. But for the minute part of you who actually give a ca ca about honesty in the election and what your political persuasion says please read.

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REM541

I did see the stable genius is having the DOJ investigate Ford, Honda, BMW, and VW for rebuking fuel efficiency rollback. Like Exxon and BP rebuking his killing of methane gas capture. As always I don't have a plan for anything but funneling money to the wealthy so just do the opposite of Democrats. I also saw where the grifter is now selling sharpie's with his name on them. It will look good next to your trumpy bear.

popski

Good morning, everyone!! Oops...maybe I better qualify that...because I COULD be wrong!! Is it morning? If so...is it a GOOD morning?? I'd hate to mischaracterize it and be called on my assessment of its goodness or whether it's morning at all...or maybe pre-afternoon. I COULD be wrong because it might be MID-morning...so I should PROBABLY say "Good, or maybe not so good, pre-afternoon mid-morning, definitely not night (although it IS night somewhere...depending on who I'm talking to)!! Good grief...maybe I should go back to bed!! LOL!!

aj0201

Sensitive much? You don’t like you assumptions to be questioned, do you? You don’t understand that your argument for this guy getting arrested is the same one gun control folks make on “assault weapons?” “It looks scary so it shouldn’t be allowed...”.

popski

I'm making fun of you, aj. Yeah...I don't like being wrong, but I did admit it...and then stipulated we should wait till the court case is finalized. I still can't understand why you seem to ignore me saying I was commenting on reports at the time. Perhaps they were wrong...which would make me wrong. I ALREADY SAID THAT!! Geez, my friend...would you prefer me drawing you a picture??

aj0201

There shouldn’t be a court case. And it would have been interesting for you to take this route during the Kavanaugh matter.

zzsnot303

aj...it's not a matter of constitutional, assault on guns, legal or not..the kid in Springfield was very simply STUPID in his acts, and after the other shootings, very irresponsible in testing his 2nd amendment rights in the way he did. If YOU were in law enforcement would you say lets honor his rights until he MAYBE kills 30 or 40 people ????

aj0201

Is stupid a misdemeanor or felony? He was legally carrying a couple of guns. Are we going to suspend the right to carry after mass shootings til everyone calms down?

zzsnot303

he was STUPID..with your degree you can classify it as either a felony or misdemeanor...or STUPID as i see it

Colo

Meanwhile, Trump keeps on Lying & Lying!

JohnQTaxpayer

Meanwhile, Colo keeps on Lying & Lying & Lying!

Colo

Don’t drink too much early in the morning 😵😵😵😵😵

JohnQTaxpayer

Don't worry Glee, your hangover will pass soon...

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aj0201

Repeal and replace was supposed to happen almost immediately. Maybe he pulled out his black crayon and drew a picture about it??

aj0201

Someone please show where the guy in Springfield made threats on social media.

REM541

Aj I have read a few articles about the incident. I just found two that in the headline that way he had made terrorist threats, and was charged with making threats. But out of the articles I read including the two today didn't mention it in the article but the words terrorist or threat were absent. So it seems it might be or might not, guess we will have to wait to find out.

On the lighter side, Good morning everybody. Hope everyone has a good day.

aj0201

The prosecutor is saying that the act of walking into Walmart is a terror threat due to people running outside. But it was a Walmart employee that pulled a fire alarm causing everyone, including the so called suspect to go outside. The one yelling “fire in a crowded theater” was the employee.

REM541

That's basically what I have read. It seems misleading in the articles that indicate h made threats. But I have no idea about what charges can be brought, I will wait and see.

zzsnot303

an employee...but yet you blame walmart...

aj0201

Yep

aj0201

There is no mention from anyone in any filing that the suspect made any verbal threats whatsoever. At Walmart or online that I can see.

zzsnot303

it's over...HISTORY ...DONE with the conversation

aj0201

It’s not over. The guy is in jail. Charges are filed. That you want to turn a blind eye to the erosion of rights is sad. You liberals are like that though.

zzsnot303

the really sad one here is YOU aj..you consistantly are anti EVERYTHING regarding common sense

zzsnot303

aj btw i am NOT a liberal in any way shape or form, i just have common sense which you obviously lack

zzsnot303

Kamala Harris wants to ban plastic straws but says paper straws too 'flimsy'

zzsnot303

the paper straws are truly garbage, there has to be a better way

JohnQTaxpayer

Hemp straws. Save the trees... [cool]

popski

Hey, John...here's an idea!! I will often use either Red Vines or Twizzlers as my straw...and once the drink is gone, I eat the straw!!

JohnQTaxpayer

[cool][thumbup] +1 popski!

zzsnot303

yeah..hemp straws..smoke 'em

Colo

Diabetes is rampant in the Midwest

Colo

I met Kamala 2 weeks ago!! She’s 😎 cool

zzsnot303

kamala is a loser, proven during her prosecutor time

zzsnot303

Fewer people are getting married because there’s a shortage of economically-stable single men, says study

zzsnot303

put my name in the hat for "economically-stable single men" hehehe

popski

Now all you have to do, zzsnot303, is find an economically stable single woman!! LOL!

zzsnot303

oh man..that's gonna be a really really tough feat..i prefer the"easy" way out...LOL

JohnQTaxpayer

Fewer economically-stable single men are getting married because there’s a shortage of mentally emotionally-stable single women, says MGTOW study of red-blooded single modern men who avoid the 'need' to receive validation from females in exchange for their life savings. But the men still get female action now & then, on their own terms.

aj0201

A “MGTOW study.....?????” 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣😀🤣😀😀😀🤣🤣🤣

That’s hilarious. They go down to the comic book store to conduct their study?

REM541

Well AJ it is a study by men that have sworn off of women and earn only as much money as they need to survive with a few simple pleasures and have decided to disengage with society. Pretty much tells you all you need to know.[rolleyes]

aj0201

Study was conducted by Alfalfa Switzer.

aj0201

Hahahaha! Yeah right.

Colo

Suicide is Up 41% in Rural America under Lying Trump

zzsnot303

Max Levchin on AOC's 'tax the wealthy' plan: 'Redistribution does not work'

JohnQTaxpayer

Government-enforced thievery never does work for long. People just LOSE the incentive to produce, & then jobs, prosperity & wealth disappears.

zzsnot303

‘I love AOC’ but her criticism of capitalism is ‘headline p orn,’ says Mark Cuban

JohnQTaxpayer

‘I don't love AOC’ or her criticism of capitalism but I'd love to see her in p orn, says Me

zzsnot303

ohhhh good idea

beelog

Can't play today. Sorry.

zzsnot303

The Raiders are reportedly suspending the mercurial wide receiver after a heated confrontation with general manager Mike Mayock a day after Brown griped on social media about being fined for missing practice.



Huge mess for Brown, Raiders

The confrontation stopped short of getting physical, according to reports, with Brown having to to be held back by his teammates.

A suspension could reportedly potentially void the nearly $30 million in guaranteed money in his contract, and Brown may miss Monday’s season opener against the Denver Broncos.

zzsnot303

AMERICAN AIRLINES MECHANIC ACCUSED OF SABOTAGING FLIGHT



Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani admitted that he tampered with a navigation system on the plane in Miami so that he could collect overtime work, according to an affidavit.

Colo

Fake Fox noise???

munchman

I want to praise Fox News for having a few outstanding journalist like Shepard Smith, Judge Napolitano. and Chris Wallace To balance out the rest that are the lunatic fringe like Laura "Why can't we all be white" Ingrams and" I can't get this smell out of my nose" Hannity. I love it when Shep calls out the Fake News disseminator - in - chief. t rump

JohnQTaxpayer

Trump, Pence, Judge Napolitano, Laura Ingrahm and Hannity are fine. Not so sure about race-baiter munchman the Fake News disseminator

REM541

Oh the great Ingrahm. Remember when she was at Dartmouth and worked on the school paper? Remember how she secretly recorded gay students at gatherings then posted pictures with their names in the paper? Sent copies of the tapes along with pictures to the students parents? That was in the early 80's and seemed to have caused a problem for those students at school and home. Oh those good old college pranks. Yes she is a peach.

beelog

Sorta like posting the names of Trump supporters, huh?

REM541

First grade rhetoric as can be expected, although your spelling and punctuation are slipping. No back to your MGTOW meeting where you can pretend that it's your choice to not have anything to do with women.

Colo

Hannity is a Pathological Lying NeoNazi Racist & Laura is Incompetent & Ignorant

Colo

Fake Fox noise has Dumped on Lying Trump recently

munchman

No ap for that . Are you a cliche because everything about your comment was and unfortunately generalizations usually have very little in common with reality.

aj0201

Disarming story, the arrest of the man in Springfield is proof. Open carry has become against the law.

popski

Actually, that's way too simplistic. It was much more than just open carry. I know a number of people who still openly carry...and are just fine. They just don't carry a rifle into a store, decked out in a flak vest and camo and visibly carrying hundreds of rounds...less than a week after a previous WalMart shooting. Let's be real, here...

zzsnot303

test the system as a nutjob, get arrested as a nutjob...

popski

Totally true, zzs...Very succinct way of putting it!!

aj0201

What makes him a nutjob? He clearly states he was seeing if they would honor his 2nd Amendment right to open carry. They didn’t. I saw a guy in Sam’s Club a while back with a pistol strapped to his hip. If I yelled “gun” and pulled the fire alarm, am I helping or hurting the situation?

popski

Aj...people "test" the 2nd Amendment at Walmarts all over the country every day. They just don't do it in that way. They do it responsibly. Geez...the LAST time I was in Walmart (admittedly, I go there as little as possible), I saw at least three different people with a clearly displayed sidearm. No one was upset...no one got arrested. This guy took his "test" to a whole different level...and his timing stunk! He deserved what he got. Had he not been making terroristic threats on social media...he'd be reunited with his guns and home free...

aj0201

None of which is illegal. You can’t add up multiple legal acts to come up with an illegal one. Your feelings don’t trump constitutional rights.

popski

He was detained until they could determine what his intentions were. Last I checked...he's not in jail...he has his weapons back...

zzsnot303

it was a situational decision, a decision made by THAT store...

zzsnot303

it's over and done with.. more than anything the kid had really bad timing to test his feelings

zzsnot303

i open carry but then i also don't dress in camos, toting hundred rounds of ammo, etc

zzsnot303

aj..... why in the world would you yell "gun"...you have better sense than that

popski

I was wrong...his weapons are still in custody. He's been charged with making terroristic threats. Apparently, he used social media to make certain threats...and THEN did what he did. Well...play stupid games, win stupid prizes.

His charge stems from his alleged threats...not his actions at Walmart.

zzsnot303

do you consider "inciting panic" to be an illegal act ?

aj0201

Popski that isn’t true. It’s all about Walmart.

popski

Not according to the public records. I've read the actual court filing...and there's a hearing in November. Right now he's been charged with felony terroristic threats...and according to court documents, it all stems from his social media posts. Nothing in the court docs even mention the incident at Walmart.

Of course...you probably still think I'm wrong...which is fine. I know otherwise...

aj0201

zz is dressing in camo a crime? Is carrying 100 rounds? The guy broke no laws. He made no terror threat despite what popski says.

aj0201

So legally carrying is inciting panic?

popski

Aj...I never SAID he made terroristic threats. I said he was "charged" with making terroristic threats. He has pled not guilty...and a jury will decide, based on facts entered as evidence. That's how our system works...right??!!

popski

Aj, just the week prior, following the previous Walmart shooting in which a crazed murderer walked into a Walmart with a rifle and started shooting...there were many comments...both in this forum and across the nation...about WHY ON EARTH didn't someone notice a guy walking into Walmart with a rifle...and at least raise an alarm?!!

A week later...a guy walks into another Walmart carrying a rifle, and someone DOES raise an alarm...and everyone loses their minds!!

aj0201

Court filings make no mention of social media threats popski. None. It’s all about what happened at Walmart. The probable cause statement even lists his intent as to swing if they would honor his 2nd Amendment right to open carry. No mention of an intent to harm. That is assumed by the prosecutor.

zzsnot303

with mass shootings a normal nowadays, this Springfield kid dressed as a terrorist, and made social media threats...of course he was out of bounds..it has nothing to do with legal carry etc..the kid ASKED for his situation and GOT IT.

aj0201

How does one dress as a terrorist?

aj0201

Carrying a rifle in Missouri? Legal. Carrying a pistol on your person in Missouri? Legal. Carrying rounds of ammunition in Missouri? Legal. Owning and wearing a bullet proof vest in Missouri? Legal. Now, if the dude made terror threats on social media, I’ll change my mind. But I haven’t seen that. I don’t see that alleged in the court filings. I see that his actions at Walmart are seen as the terroristic threat. Feel free to change my mind. Show me where the social media threats were made. Show me where they’re alleged even.

popski

The charge is he made terroristic threats. The day of...or the day following...the Walmart incident, it was reported they had found alleged threats in his social media account(s). Considering the court documents specify "felony terroristic threats", I'm simply assuming the social media story is correct. Perhaps I'm wrong...my wife tells me I am, frequently!

Again...it's possible he made threats inside the store, to the manager or employees or the man who held him at gunpoint till police arrived. Perhaps he even said something ill-advised to the police. At any rate, it'll be decided in court. If he did, in fact, make threats, surely you can agree he shouldn't have a weapon. On the other hand, if he didn't make any threats, his weapons should be returned and his record expunged.

I still say...let the judicial system do it's job. We were not there...and we aren't privy to all the evidence.

aj0201

I don’t think you’ve read the court filings like you say you did. Nothing was said about him making threats in the probable cause statement. In fact, quite the opposite. His wife and sister agree that his intent was to test the 2nd amendment. No mention of him making a verbal threat. And no place says anything at all about social media. You’re making that up.

B4

Ummm...ajviper wants to know how to dress like a terrorist...he must be planning on a new ambition...do they make terrorist outfits for 300 lb wimps?

popski

Aj...is it THAT important that you're totally right?? No...I didn't make it up. I was citing reports that were made the day of, and a day or two after, about how the investigators were looking at his social media accounts and then he was charged with making terroristic threats. I never said the court filings said anything about his social media accounts. I simply said the court documents state he's charged with making terroristic threats. Go back and read what I said.

But...if it makes you feel better about yourself...I was wrong...you are right...

aj0201

Yes. It is important to be right on this one. A person exercising their constitutional guarantees is arrested and accused of making terrorist threats. For what? See, this is what’s wrong. This happens and people just roll over. Trump made a statement about taking guns and worrying about due process later. THIS is an erosion of rights. A direct erosion of rights.

James Bond1

Maybe it is not "illegal"...……..but as far as I'm concerned it's plain dumb. Why would anyone carry weapons if they were not going to use them legally. If you're headed out to shoot in the river, or maybe on someone's farm carry your guns. If you're going to Walmart to do some shopping why would you need a weapon.

aj0201

“ Apparently, he used social media to make certain threats...and THEN did what he did. Well...play stupid games, win stupid prizes.”



You seem to making an assertion with this statement. I challenge that assertion as this man was arrested for carrying a weapon. The terror threat issue came later

REM541

Why would anyone carry a weapon if they weren't going to use it legally? I'm sure law enforcement feels the same way. Just curious james, do you think that about everybody carrying a firearm or just a select few?

popski

I was simply responding to the reports at the time. If they were incorrect, that will come out in court. I totally stand by my assessment of "play stupid games, win stupid prizes". Oliver Wendell Holmes said that one's freedom of speech is not protected if you're in a theater and you yell "FIRE". Same goes for this guy. He was stupid for what he did...especially because of the timing.

aj0201

James, that’s the very argument anti 2nd amendment folks make about open carry and conceal carry. It’s the same argument about assault weapons. “Why do you have to have this weapon?”

aj0201

Popski that’s a misapplication of the “yelling fire” dictum (not law). This guy engaged in legal activity of carrying a weapon. The store employee, almost literally, yelled “fire” by pulling the fire alarm. There are no reports that he made terror threats online. That’s your faulty conclusion. There is no mention of that on the court filings. The prosecutor is making the case that because he looked scary, he is a terrorist.

aj0201

Sorry popski, but I believe you’re lying about the court documents saying anything about social media.

aj0201

“.and according to court documents, it all stems from his social media posts. Nothing in the court docs even mention the incident at Walmart.



Of course...you probably still think I'm wrong...which is fine. I know otherwise...”

zzsnot303

aj..to satisfy your insistance it was Walmart...why don't you stump and protest all Walmarts and close them down ...then next Target,. then Home Depots etc..you are acting as crazy as AOC and her New Green Deal. totally out of control with your legal mumbo-jumbo vs common sense

popski

I was in error, aj...but I was not lying. Again...the court documents stipulate he made terroristic threats and that's what he's been charged with. Judging on the early reports, I put 2 and 2 together and got 8...ok? If you need me to, I can deliver a bigger stick to wherever you are so you can continue beating this dead horse...

aj0201

Standing up for constitutional rights is beating a dead horse???? Sigh.....

zzsnot303

out.time to go spend cash at ....WALMART...aj favorite store

aj0201

I have no problem with Walmart.

zzsnot303

shop WALMART.. tell them aj0201 sent you !!

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