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    Every day is a new circus.

    US Senate candidate proposes arming homeless people with shotguns

    A Michigan candidate for US Senate has proposed arming homeless people with pump-action shotguns in an effort to reduce crime.

    Brian Ellison, who is running against Democratic incumbent Debbie Stabenow, says homeless people are “constantly victims of violent crime” and providing them with firearms would provide a deterrent.

    Ellison, a Libertarian who is expected to be the party’s candidate in the November midterm election, said he had settled on pump-action shotguns for practicality purposes.

    “Frankly I think the ideal weapon would be a pistol,” he told the Guardian, “but due to the licensing requirements in the state we’re going to have a hard enough time getting homeless people shotguns as it is.

    Getting them pistols is probably next to impossible. The pistols need to be registered, people have to have addresses.”

    Carrying a concealed pistol is illegal without a permit, Ellison said, “whereas open-carrying a long gun is completely legal”.

    “So we thought that pump-action shotguns were a suitable alternative to a pistol.”
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    Good thinking ... but the GOP needs to remind the homeless people that it is essential to keep their shotguns locked up in a safe place .... perhaps next to their Mercedes Benz ...
    As a nation, we began by declaring that "all men are created equal." We now practically read it "all men are created equal, except negroes."
    When the Know-Nothings get control, it will read "all men are created equal, except negroes, and foreigners, and Catholics."
    When it comes to this I should prefer emigrating to some country where they make no pretense of loving liberty
    -- to Russia, for instance, where despotism can be taken pure, and without the base alloy of hypocrisy.
    - ABRAHAM LINCOLN, letter to Joshua F. Speed, August 22, 1855





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    Get ready for "hey bub, you're GOING TO give me ALL your change."



    Rom. 5:6-8.

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    Quote Originally Posted by annabenedetti View Post
    US Senate candidate proposes arming homeless people with shotguns

    A Michigan candidate for US Senate has proposed arming homeless people with pump-action shotguns in an effort to reduce crime.

    Brian Ellison, who is running against Democratic incumbent Debbie Stabenow, says homeless people are “constantly victims of violent crime” and providing them with firearms would provide a deterrent.

    Ellison, a Libertarian who is expected to be the party’s candidate in the November midterm election, said he had settled on pump-action shotguns for practicality purposes.

    “Frankly I think the ideal weapon would be a pistol,” he told the Guardian, “but due to the licensing requirements in the state we’re going to have a hard enough time getting homeless people shotguns as it is.

    Getting them pistols is probably next to impossible. The pistols need to be registered, people have to have addresses.”

    Carrying a concealed pistol is illegal without a permit, Ellison said, “whereas open-carrying a long gun is completely legal”.

    “So we thought that pump-action shotguns were a suitable alternative to a pistol.”

    What could possibly go wrong with THAT?
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    http://theologyonline.com/showthread...=1#post4983551
    Elect a clown and you get a circus!
    if Trump had half a wit he would be a half wit if Trump had half a wit he would be a half wit if Trump had half a wit he would be a half wit if Trump had half a wit he would be a half wit

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rusha View Post
    Good thinking ... but the GOP needs to remind the homeless people that it is essential to keep their shotguns locked up in a safe place .... perhaps next to their Mercedes Benz ...
    Somehow I knew the GOP would get blamed for this nonsense.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glorydaz View Post
    Somehow I knew the GOP would get blamed for this nonsense.
    Perfect example of "posturing" on your part.



    Rom. 5:6-8.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Danoh View Post
    Perfect example of "posturing" on your part.



    Rom. 5:6-8.
    Oh, so it's posturing to point out how predictable you and yours are.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glorydaz View Post
    Oh, so it's posturing to point out how predictable you and yours are.
    You poor thing; you still don't know what the word means, as used.

    I bet you'd be fun to slaughter at Chess in.

    Or even at Checkers.



    Rom. 5:6-8.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glorydaz View Post
    Somehow I knew the GOP would get blamed for this nonsense.
    Libertarian, as it happens.
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    http://theologyonline.com/showthread...=1#post4983551
    Elect a clown and you get a circus!
    if Trump had half a wit he would be a half wit if Trump had half a wit he would be a half wit if Trump had half a wit he would be a half wit if Trump had half a wit he would be a half wit

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    Fortunately (or not, as the case may be), the Motor City Madman, better known as Ted Nugent, opted not to throw his NRA card into the ring for the GOP primaries for that seat!

    As did Robert Ritchie (same disclaimer), better known as musician Kid Rock.

    Those Uppers can be a most peculiar lot, I'm told!
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    Elect a clown and you get a circus!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rusha View Post
    Good thinking ... but the GOP needs to remind the homeless people that it is essential to keep their shotguns locked up in a safe place .... perhaps next to their Mercedes Benz ...
    Quote Originally Posted by Foxfire View Post
    Libertarian, as it happens.
    Yeah, I knew it was Libertarian, but I see someone else may not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Danoh View Post
    You poor thing; you still don't know what the word means, as used.

    I bet you'd be fun to slaughter at Chess in.

    Or even at Checkers.



    Rom. 5:6-8.
    You'd like to think, but you are the posturing king on this site, and I haven't played checkers since the sixth grade.......but you wouldn't stand a chance at playing me a game of chess.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glorydaz View Post
    You'd like to think, but you are the posturing king on this site, and I haven't played checkers since the sixth grade.......but you wouldn't stand a chance at playing me a game of chess.
    TOL used to have a chess app...

    About time it has one again!

    Well this is fun isn't it?


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    Quote Originally Posted by glorydaz View Post
    You'd like to think, but you are the posturing king on this site, and I haven't played checkers since the sixth grade.......but you wouldn't stand a chance at playing me a game of chess.
    Perhaps, but that is still NOT what Lon had meant in his use of the word "posturing."



    Rom. 5:6-8.

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    So keep your candles burning

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