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Does the latest senseless attack on Americans, another bombing, change your feelings on passing additional laws to control firearms?

  1. Yes, even more in favor
  2. Yes, even more opposed
  3. Unchanged/separate issues
  4. None of the above
 
 
 
 
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locomotive

Apr-18-13 11:44 AM

Now Willard, you shouldn't get all bunched up over any number of alleged agrees or disagrees. Is this a popularity contest? Are we voting for homecoming royalty or something?

And if your most recent post wasn't so full of snark, I might have agreed with it.

:-)

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locomotive

Apr-17-13 12:57 PM

raj Apr-17-13 11:15 AM

LOL on the age thing :-)

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locomotive

Apr-17-13 12:55 PM

I think the wannabe liberals on here are doing a fine job of demogoging.

Example: willgrr's opinion concurs with namexxx's; thus, everything's excellent. To them.

No need for cleanup when liberals concur. As if I didn't already know that....

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muleskinner

Apr-17-13 11:51 AM

President Reagan withdrew US troops from Lebanon after the attack in October of 1983. He made a sensible decision.

Looks like Congress and the White House are under attack today with some chemical warfare tactics.

Somebody isn't happy with the Washington elite.

Sow the wind, reap a whirlwind.

North Korea? Supposedly paid 3 billion to raise a raucous.

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centerfield

Apr-17-13 10:22 AM

Apr-16-13 11:34 PM --billdoesntgetit "Clinton set the stage for terrorism here in the USA because he was a sex addict.."

This is undoubtedly the funniest post in a long time. Could the author please list the citations where this information was found?

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locomotive

Apr-17-13 9:56 AM

Sure, namexxx. Whatever.

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locomotive

Apr-17-13 9:56 AM

Suggestion for raj: listening to Rush Limbaugh doesn't seem to be too good for your blood pressure. Why don't you just give it up?

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EarlyBird

Apr-17-13 8:39 AM

My guess is whoever did this is sitting in front of a TV reveling in all the media time his horrendous act is getting. I think the media should pull way back before the killer loses the desire to be known before it's to late.

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EarlyBird

Apr-17-13 8:20 AM

They will find whoever did this, people who do things like this to the public are generally looking for public recognition and will eventually brag to somebody what they did.

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garmst

Apr-17-13 7:59 AM

So Much Hate In People This Bombing Could Have Done Many Of The Nuts That Answered Question

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namexxx

Apr-17-13 7:32 AM

The Second Amendment gives every American the right to purchase and own a bomb.

If only someone at the Boston Marathon had a bomb -- they could've killed and stopped the terrorist from murdering and maiming people.

The answer to bombs is more bombs.

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locomotive

Apr-17-13 6:05 AM

willgrr: "The young Saudi granted permission for his Boston area apartment to be searched.

“He volunteered to have it searched,” the Saudi official said. “He is fully cooperating with authorities.”

"Dusty, Would you like some crow to go with that egg on your face? or will you just eat your hat?"

???

I like waiting for evidence. Doesn't everyone?

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locomotive

Apr-17-13 6:02 AM

"Terrorists from all over the world have used (various) resources to exploit their message."

Apology for my small edit, but I can agree with this statement, Veritas.

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Missy1

Apr-16-13 8:54 PM

willgarr, your an idiot. I do not keep score. I said 3 facts. And the rest you carry around. I don't have the time nor the want to keep score. Facts are facts.

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Missy1

Apr-16-13 6:12 PM

I know 3 things for sure: 1. There was an expolosion in Boston. 2. We do not know who did it. 3. It was under and still is under Obama's watch. Nothing more or less.

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Worldview

Apr-16-13 4:55 PM

Muleskinner - I am a bit of a fan of Lonesome Dove, and remember Jake spoon saying, a Muleskinner dropped down on me and he shot back with a 50 cal and killed the dentist in the street. Also the Mayor..

I know it is a stretch of the imagination for some, but so many gang violence deaths are bystanders these days.

Just thought future gun owners might benefit from watching videos of all the kids and loved ones who have died from guns and gun violence and maybe a conversation could be held with honesty about 30,000 deaths a year from guns.

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Worldview

Apr-16-13 4:47 PM

And he is Dead, and some or even a lot of gun rights activist say the President should not have killed him, and cry foul. Even though when you renounce your citizenship it means you are no longer USA, but on a technicality, he did not file the proper paper work. And - Despite being video taped action orientated, religious crazy who's primary goal as stated on tape was to kill a Lot more Americans and lead Jihad against them he finds defenders in the strangest places..

He also lived in a country where we could not offer a search warrant and arrest him. Wonder what President Bush what have done?

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JKniffin

Apr-16-13 4:44 PM

what a stupid poll. Boston bombing doesn't have a single thing to do with Guns!!!!!!!!!!

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centerfield

Apr-16-13 1:57 PM

Obviously, mule, when you have no facts you can always deal with the news from Rush, Shawn, fox and friends. The person in question had publicly renounced his US citizenship. He was linked to many terrorist activities against the US and US soldiers. He was not coming to the US for a visit so we could talk with him. He was a propagandist for the terror groups. But, if you have nothing, forget the facts and make things up.

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TheDiogenist

Apr-16-13 12:19 PM

38 Americans were killed by dogs last year, apparently.

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Worldview

Apr-16-13 12:07 PM

Comparing guns and bombs in this context is unrealistic, but the gun debate is hot so the news orgs use it however they can.

Correction or clarification on my post. Do not know how many persons killed by dogs. Terrorist attacks and gun deaths we do know and the two are very far apart.

Currently around 40,000 people die each year from car accidents and the number of gun deaths on the current trajectory is expected to surpass car deaths before the end of the decade.

Did see our state legislature passed a new DUI laws recently. Maybe there has been a rash of DUI deaths lately so they had to respond but they will not debate this issue, and that is a political fact. They both deserve debate as they both can be prevented.

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muleskinner

Apr-16-13 11:56 AM

Shouldn't Congress then be asking for a stop to the drone program, or is it ok for Obama to senselessly kill an American citizen using a drone? Shouldn't there be drone control laws too?

Or is that too unsettling for ya? Too much to think about?

Drones don't kill people, people kill people. Can you see it any other way?

Politicians are duplicitous, they are hypocrites, they say 'do as I say, not as I do'.

So when Obama speaks of the tragedy of Sandy Hook, think of him giving the order to use a drone to kill an American citizen.

He's the pot calling the kettle black.

What is needed worst of all is politician control laws.

They're dangerous.

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TheDiogenist

Apr-16-13 11:47 AM

Both good points.

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centerfield

Apr-16-13 11:43 AM

Why should we compare a gun episode with a bombing? We should be comparing the "attitude" that permeates our society. In that issue, these items are related. We have a hatred permeating our country and fostered by a small portion of our society. No one is coming to get your guns. No one is violating the constitution by restricting some types of guns or ammunition.(supreme court ruling a few years ago). But, if someone can be blamed or a conspiracy can be put forth, then the wide eyed ones are happy. Is this an international terrorist act or is it another Oklahoma? Find that out first and then let your hormones rage.

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Worldview

Apr-16-13 11:33 AM

Around 31000 people are killed by firearms each year. Around 11,000 were murders. Another 72000 were injures from guns that did not end in death..

Yet Around 3000 people were killed on 9/11. We were so outraged We started two wars and spent around 2trillion dollars and caused the killing of 100s of thousands. But yet terrorist actions have killed less people in the USA then dogs.

Still we have no answer accept what the NRA and crazy people of both political parties say, we need more guns!!

I own guns myself and do not know the best answer but something is wrong, when we spend trillions on terrorists and billions to send drug users to jail and wreck countless families in the name of the drug war, but guns are not even allowed a good debate, even after kindergartners are killed all they can say, is " ADD MORE GUNS to the MIX. Put more guns in schools..What the %&#!

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