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Raffles: A N.D. tradition

February 1, 2013

A North Dakota youth hockey organization is taking unwarranted criticism for an upcoming raffle with prizes that include 200 weapons....

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WorriedAmerican

Feb-09-13 11:32 AM

More Americans have died just since 1960 from gun incidents — suicides, accidents, and homicides — than died in every war in U.S. history. The deadliest war the U.S. has ever had is the war we waged against ourselves. 1,400,000 dead Americans due to guns.

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WorriedAmerican

Feb-08-13 6:06 PM

h4c that is a civil war is it not? Factions within its own country fighting to take control.

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WorriedAmerican

Feb-03-13 9:22 AM

lorexxx you apparently cannot read what I stated was that the types of warfare has changed. Their will always be wars as long as we have people like you who cannot understand the written language.

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WorriedAmerican

Feb-02-13 7:20 PM

lorexxx women will have to register just like men now. Not that we will ever have a draft again. The days of nations fighting nations are over. It is more like a terrorist covert type warfare and cyberwarfare now.

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locomotive

Feb-02-13 9:21 AM

lorexxx, I've got to hand it to you. You bring up the most interesting stuff. Great post.

Have a most excellent weekend!

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muleskinner

Feb-02-13 3:50 AM

I'm sorry that my words weren't erudite enough. My apologies.

You can read. It was simple enough.

Maybe a terrible interpretation, but not misinterpreted.

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TheDiogenist

Feb-01-13 11:20 PM

What a terrible interpretation of inter-war German politics, MS! Interesting that you sugar-coat the Nazis as 'the Nationalists'. Please remind the rest of us how they were interested in preserving democracy, or above demagoguery and crime in pursuance of their political agenda.

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locomotive

Feb-01-13 2:23 PM

lorexxx: "Rules are being made against the majority by a few wacko cases in the minority."

Couldn't agree more!

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locomotive

Feb-01-13 2:20 PM

Good editorial - proud to be a NoDak!

muleskinner, great points.

"Raffle away... one every day."

mule's a great poet - does he know it?

:-)

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73Hockey

Feb-01-13 11:31 AM

Well said MDN. WA, it has not been this bad and you know this country is headed the wrong way.

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muleskinner

Feb-01-13 11:22 AM

What political group had armed sympathizers in the Weimar Republic?

The Socialists. The armed sympathizers were the communists. They were good at extorting from farmers and peasants and running pell mell around Berlin. The communists, with their myopic ideals and the demagogy of their dogma, would not relent.

What group in Germany took on the nasty task of taking the fight to the uncontrollable communists? The elite were scared for their lives to resist, so what group?

The Nationalists.

The communists wanted a dictatorship of the proletariat, not democracy. Big difference. The Germans weren't going to fall for it, but had to fight the armed communists. It had to be done, the communists were determined to take control of Germany.

Bolshevism regards any criminal act to kill the capitalist system as justifiable. Big trouble for you if you are not in the club.

Raffle away... one every day.

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WorriedAmerican

Feb-01-13 9:35 AM

lorexxx News Flash: we have always been ruled be a set of federal , state, & local gov't rules set up by the people who voted them into office to represent us! Duh!!!!

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