Gun Ownership Soars To 18 Year High: 47% Of Americans Admit To Owning A Gun

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Wed, 10/26/2011 - 21:14 | 1815144 Smiddywesson
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Sorry, Andy and Opie are dead.  Nobody is giving up their weapons to USG confiscation.  That opportunity is long gone for the Boyz.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:16 | 1814415 jcaz
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Wow, you're so edgy;

That's hot.

You should post a pic of yourself with a cig-  you'd be even cooler.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 19:08 | 1814621 sun tzu
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I agree. He looks too rad and chic for ZH. Perhaps he should try Puffington Ho's

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 21:18 | 1815165 Smiddywesson
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Actually, Monkboy has been somewhat of troll, but has contributed a lot of very insightful stuff over the years, so I have to put my support on his side of the court.  He likes to provoke a fight, but Funkymonky usually knows which side of the argument is truth and which side isn't.  On the other hand, bedside manner and diplomacy:not his strong point.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:18 | 1814420 The Big Ching-aso
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"This is my cigar, this is my gun, this is for lighting, this is for fun."      Bill Clinton

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:29 | 1814466 Troll Magnet
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Yeah, good ol' Bubba did have fun alright.  With a lot of ugly ass ho's. 

How can you be the POTUS and be banging the Lewinskis of the world?  If I were the POTUS, I'd have Jolie, Alba and Johansson on my speed dial. 

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:44 | 1814532 NotApplicable
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Once he got to DC, the Arkansas State Troopers were no longer able to get him dates.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:57 | 1814582 Troll Magnet
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Man, I don't care what anyone says.  If you're the POTUS, you can bang just about any chick in America (and abroad).  In this regard, I respect the hell out of the Kennedy bros.  Those cats knew how to party. 

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 19:14 | 1814641 NotApplicable
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But can you do it without being black-mailed? Willie tried to get some of what was locally available at the time, and they still busted his ass on it.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:47 | 1814540 The Big Ching-aso
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"If I were the POTUS,......"

Who sez he didn't?

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:52 | 1814566 Troll Magnet
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Please.  He might've banged Barbara Streisand but that's it.  He's got a weird taste in women.  Look at Hillary.  Nuff said.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 19:16 | 1814649 NotApplicable
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That's just a CIA power marriage. Which is why she kept using her valuable maiden name for so long.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:58 | 1814585 NoClueSneaker
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He nailed one of the world famous JAPs, AFAIK ... No more singin' in da White House ...

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:51 | 1814563 iDealMeat
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1/2 way hot chicks get it on....  although Jolie might be worth the risk of impeachment.. I'd cigar her.

 

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 19:13 | 1814638 Troll Magnet
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Who cares if they try to impeach you?  I'd just be like, "Hey, assholes!  This is a very stressful job!  I'm all pent up and I need to relax just like every last one of you pricks!" 

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:31 | 1814482 FilbertH
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Its not an easy thing to take a life for most "normal" people, even the life of a worthless waste of human skin bankster.

 

The American guns will come out when everything else fails, and not a moment sooner.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:47 | 1814541 SheepDog-One
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As its supposed to be.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:52 | 1814564 nmewn
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+ .45

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 22:56 | 1815660 UP Forester
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You forgot the -70 on the .45....

Both are better than 9mm though, but plenty of 5.56mm would suddenly become available, at a door-step near you....

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 19:42 | 1814782 Chuck Walla
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Winchester Bitchez!

 

Got Glock?

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 20:48 | 1815051 EINSILVERGUY
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You obviously don't live in the South

Thu, 10/27/2011 - 07:09 | 1816461 ToNYC
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It boggles the mind why more folks don't admit owning a gun. You really don't need to pulling it out, especially when the odds are poor the outcome is exactly but finally what you expected if you went through the trouble to actually have one of those social bombs.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 17:58 | 1814348 3.7.77
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A Gun?  LOL

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:01 | 1814358 CashCowEquity
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gay ass East coast

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:14 | 1814407 disabledvet
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actually they appear to be making up for lost time. meanwhile the Midwest appears tired of playing second fiddle to "Mr. Saturday Night Special" down there. Wait till "there's a cmptition in me" comes to the fore. Then we'll end up getting gun ownership over 100 percent.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 22:57 | 1815669 UP Forester
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The Midwest is only that low because they include all the Metro-Sexuals in Chitcago....

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:02 | 1814360 theMAXILOPEZpsycho
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What of Love?

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:05 | 1814361 Debtless
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And just wait 'til the shootin' starts. It'll be like the end of Reservoir Dogs.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:04 | 1814362 Fibz
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And I ask myself why we still have a military.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:05 | 1814371 Debtless
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Easy one: To protect our corporate interests abroad.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:14 | 1814408 darteaus
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Political interests - it's the politicians that deploy the military.

Yes, at the behest of the paying corporations, but, nonetheless, under the control of the Czars.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:33 | 1814487 Chupacabra
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They are one and the same.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 19:05 | 1814614 Fibz
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Yes, it was a rhetorical question.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:15 | 1814410 NotApplicable
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To protect us from the banks, like Jefferson said.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:04 | 1814363 fyrebird
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A gun won't save you when the locusts come.

Beyond here there be monsters.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 19:03 | 1814606 Long-John-Silver
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If you're talking about crop eating Locusts you are correct. If you're talking about human Locusts you only need kill one and the rest will run away.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 19:44 | 1814370 chunga
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Why would anyone buy a gun? They're very dangerous and best left in the hands of trained professionals.

Oakland Policeman Throws Flash Grenade Into Crowd Trying To Help Injured Protester

It's all fun and games until somebody loses an eye.

[Edit - I gave myself a down arrow because I don't care but how many watched the cop (thug) throw the grenade into the crowd? The video is a whole 63 seconds.]

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:06 | 1814372 Ratscam
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I prefer Celente's 3 Gs
Gold
Guns
and a Get away plan

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:09 | 1814382 darteaus
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and Guts

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:30 | 1814478 theMAXILOPEZpsycho
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goolies

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:16 | 1814412 NotApplicable
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Only rats run. ;-)

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 20:27 | 1814982 topcallingtroll
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He who fights and runs away lives to fight another day.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 20:51 | 1815062 EINSILVERGUY
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Unless you get shot in the ass

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:06 | 1814375 Segestan
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Thats a stat that the socialist/communist/revolutionist and foreign interest in America had better take note of.... an ass kicking.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:08 | 1814378 common_sense
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Logical. a gun is cheaper than a guarantee from a bank right now. A gun will be needed in case of big depression when powerty will explode... after the bailouting of USA by CHINA everything will be possible. China is bailouting only rich people in Europe and USA, poor people will be even poorest after the baiouting of the Global System by the "modern" chinese communists. Nice closed futur for banks, BUT black futur for everyone...

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:07 | 1814379 toady
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Like I keep saying, people know whats coming, and it would be foolish to be unprepared.

One of these days all those video cameras you see at OWS will be guns.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 18:21 | 1814435 NotApplicable
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There likely aren't four gun owners in Zucotti Park, and two of them will be agent provocateurs.

The single occupier that owns a gun will be the lone "End the Fed" Ron Paul 2012 supporter.

Now Oakland, on the other hand... well, the police better hope the gangs don't decide to take advantage of the opportunity that is presenting itself right now.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 19:09 | 1814620 Fibz
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Many of the OWS people own guns I'm sure.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 19:32 | 1814725 A Lunatic
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Sounds like a good opportunity for a million man suicide. What the Hell, let's round 'er off to two million.

Wed, 10/26/2011 - 19:54 | 1814844 seek
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We had a fair number of folks with AR-15s and full camo show up at Occupy Phoenix. I can't (or rather, can!) imagine how that'd play at OWS.

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