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    Re: Stabbing injures several on Lone Star College Cy-Fair campus

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    The NICS BG check system will be made so perfect as to prevent that from being a remote possibility, have you not been paying attention to the latest gun control plans in congress?
    Mark my words...it will happen one day. And when it does, no doubt all the gun nuts will try to justify it somehow.

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    Re: Stabbing injures several on Lone Star College Cy-Fair campus

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    Uh, yeah! Why do you think people go to work??
    Figures you wouldn't get the reference.

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    Re: Stabbing injures several on Lone Star College Cy-Fair campus

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    Figures you wouldn't get the reference.
    Because your comment didn't make any sense, or what?
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Stabbing injures several on Lone Star College Cy-Fair campus

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Because your comment didn't make any sense, or what?
    I didn't get it either.

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    Re: Stabbing injures several on Lone Star College Cy-Fair campus

    Quote Originally Posted by Slyfox696 View Post
    When machetes become responsible for even 50% of homicides in America, I'll be happy to look into ways to prevent death by machete.

    But a city wide law has no teeth when another city nearby allows what the first bans. That's why a NATIONAL law is necessary.

    I wasn't trying to accuse you, I was simply saying that on this issue, I suppose I would fall to the left. I actually believe I fall more to the middle, because I support stricter gun control, but not outright bans of all guns.

    Here's the deal about most gun owners. Most gun owners don't keep their guns for personal defense. Or, rather, they don't keep them SOLELY for personal defense. Take Alex Jones on Piers Morgan from a while back. He stated he had something like 50+ guns, is that correct? What man needs 50+ guns to protect from a home invader? None. And if the government wanted Alex Jones dead, all the legally obtainable guns in the world wouldn't protect from a missile delivered by a predator drone. And correct me if I'm wrong, but don't most gun owners like to point out that so many homicides in America are the result of gang violence?

    The fact is many, if not most, gun owners collect guns as a hobby, a toy for enjoyment. They love to hunt with them, they love to shoot them at the firing range while BS'ing with their buddies, they love to show them off, etc. It's enjoyable for them, just as collecting technology (computers, TV, etc.) is for me. And there is NOTHING wrong with making guns a hobby. I have ZERO problem with that. It's not a hobby I would ever pursue, but neither is Beanie Babies, and those were mega popular for a while.

    Can a gun be used in self-defense? Yes. Is part of the reason some people own a gun for self-defense? Yes. But are guns owned for far more than just self-defense? Absolutely. However, gun supporters cannot admit this. Once gun owners admit part of their brick wall defense of guns is about enjoyment, it makes their argument against banning certain types of guns impossible.

    All of this is to explain where I stand on gun control. I'm in the middle. I don't mind allowing guns which are less likely to commit murder. I don't mind guns whose value exists far more on the recreational side than the shooting people side. But I also think it's silly to see what an incredible problem we have with gun deaths and think nothing should be done to curtail part of the problem. Banning certain types of guns and/or magazines is BY FAR the most logical approach. "Item A contributes to X amount of problems a year, so let's remove Item A". This is an INCREDIBLY logical step to take, and is one we take every day with all sorts of problems.

    Anyways, you never asked, but that's where I stand. In what I consider to be the middle.

    I have no problem with a crackdown on gang activity. The problem with this is the only way to crack down on gang activity is to pour money into these areas, and most of the same people who are against gun control are also fiscal conservatives.

    I'm curious as to how many those on the left have argued with you about wanting to crack down on gang violence.

    I know this is a popular misconception amongst gun supporters, but it has been confirmed by the Connecticut state police it was an "assault rifle" which was used.

    [/SIZE][/FONT]http://www.ct.gov/despp/cwp/view.asp?Q=517284

    In this case, the only media who has lied has been the gun media.

    This is ALWAYS the hardest part about my gun control plan, how to legally get back the guns which already exist with a government that is already spending more than it brings in.

    I don't have the answer to this right now.

    This is certainly a very fair and very reasonable question. Which is why I think the first step is banning the purchase of future guns, to avoid escalating the cost of a future buyback program.

    The government has already mandated that all, or at least some, cars which are manufactured must meet certain MPG limits. It's not any different than the government saying any gun you buy tomorrow cannot hold more than X number of rounds.


    By the way, I do appreciate a quality and mature discussion on this, even though we are in disagreement.
    Good post. I have a lot to discuss here but I'm at home on a Kindle Fire and it is not so good for building long posts with multiple quotes. Time to go get my gear together, we're on standby for emergency response for this big storm rolling thru. Be safe everybody. This thing stretches from Florida all the way up in to Virginia. Just got an update from NE Alabama, sounds like they got thru it with minimal damage.

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    Re: Stabbing injures several on Lone Star College Cy-Fair campus

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Because your comment didn't make any sense, or what?
    Is our children learning?

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    Re: Stabbing injures several on Lone Star College Cy-Fair campus

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    Is our children learning?
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    Re: Stabbing injures several on Lone Star College Cy-Fair campus

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    Is our children learning?
    I don't know. Is they?
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Stabbing injures several on Lone Star College Cy-Fair campus

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry View Post
    You seem to be skilled at dodging what we say, because we make no effort to hide it:

    ..and that was just from a few days ago.

    The primary purpose of the 2A is to defend the state from insurrection, riots and invasion. Self defense is a nice secondary benefit, as is hunting, but the primary purpose of the 2A is for the average common citizen to be able to engage in warfare.
    Be prepared for some raving maniac to come in and call you a liar and dishonest. At least that is what happened when I made a similar argument.

    But I was speaking more on why citizens buy guns, not the reason they are allowed to own a gun. My dad didn't buy a gun because he was ready to fight against a Chinese invasion, he bought a gun because he likes to shoot guns and he wants to make sure his home is protected. And then he bought the next gun for his wife. And then his third gun was a "just in case". And then the next several guns he purchased after that were mostly for enjoyment. I guess he figures buying and trading guns is cheaper than buying and trading cars, which is another big hobby of his.
    Quote Originally Posted by tech30528 View Post
    Good post. I have a lot to discuss here but I'm at home on a Kindle Fire and it is not so good for building long posts with multiple quotes. Time to go get my gear together, we're on standby for emergency response for this big storm rolling thru. Be safe everybody. This thing stretches from Florida all the way up in to Virginia. Just got an update from NE Alabama, sounds like they got thru it with minimal damage.
    You mean a 7" screen and a touch keyboard doesn't do well with long writing?

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    Re: Stabbing injures several on Lone Star College Cy-Fair campus

    Quote Originally Posted by Slyfox696 View Post
    Be prepared for some raving maniac to come in and call you a liar and dishonest.
    I've been on this forum for 7 years. That sort of thing doesn't phase me.

    Quote Originally Posted by Slyfox696 View Post
    But I was speaking more on why citizens buy guns, not the reason they are allowed to own a gun. My dad didn't buy a gun because he was ready to fight against a Chinese invasion, he bought a gun because he likes to shoot guns and he wants to make sure his home is protected. And then he bought the next gun for his wife. And then his third gun was a "just in case". And then the next several guns he purchased after that were mostly for enjoyment. I guess he figures buying and trading guns is cheaper than buying and trading cars, which is another big hobby of his.
    In America do we need to 'need' something in order to own it? Why do people 'need' muscle cars? Why do people 'need' private recreational aircraft? Do people 'need' video games? No. No one 'needs' any of those things.

    The thing we 'need' is liberty because the more liberty a society has the more it flourishes. So go ahead an have your muscle car, so long as you aren't running people over. Have your air craft, so long as you aren't flying into buildings. Have your your video game, so long as you aren't ignoring your real-life responsibilities. Have your machine gun, so long as you aren't murdering anyone. So long as you're not harming anyone, go ahead and have whatever you want.

    Maximum liberty, minimal restrictions.

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