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Local delagtes want specifics on pitched assault weapon ban

@athensdude: thought you might like to know, after debating it with you, and reading into it more, I'd like to agree with you. I was wrong on some of my points, mainly the registration of all guns. Between you and gun owners of America, I recant my position. Ended up joining goa too.

posted @ Friday, January 4, 2013 - 16:25

Do guns kill people?

[quote][b]melmarino[/b] - @mtn1965: Didn't you hear? Since the subway murder, Bloomberg has called for a ban on hands.
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Now that's funny.

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 16:14

At the Precipice of Idiocy

@melmarino: you suggested an exclusive tax on them. That's what I was commenting upon. I mentioned the ban and bikies in AU because it does relate to the general topic.
Hell's angels? Where do you live, the 1980's? just kidding...thought they were all but gone.

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 16:11

At the Precipice of Idiocy

@melmarino: you suggested an exclusive tax on them. That's what I was commenting upon. I mentioned the ban and bikies in AU because it does relate to the general topic.
Hell's angels? Where do you live, the 1980's?

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 16:05

Do guns kill people?

Yes. So do cars, stairs, and cigarettes. Tons of things kill. Ban em all! Lock us all up for our own protection, and bubble wrap the children!

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 15:57

Man breaks into Jackson County trailer, tries to rape 12-year-old

Castrate him.

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 15:49

Georgia woman blames armadillos for lawn damage

[quote][b]harrumph[/b] - Deport all armadillos now!
Or eat them. They taste like chicken, I'm told. [/quote]

And their shell can be made into a redneck helmet.

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 15:47

Obama to Put “Full Weight” Behind Feinstein Gun Confiscation Plan

Someone please tell me why feinstein is pushing for federal ban on assault rifles? Aren't they already banned in CA? How's that working out? What's her agenda?

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 15:21

Kanye West, Kim Kardashian expecting 1st child

Two relentless hacks rear offspring. Big news.
Wonder if it'll like fish sticks like daddy.

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 14:46

At the Precipice of Idiocy

[quote][b]melmarino[/b] - There is no justifiable use for a high capacity, emi-automatic rifle like the Bushmaster. Call it what it is. It is a people hunter. You don't kill deer with that. If you need 100 rounds to kill a deer, you're no sportsman. You wont' defend yourself from a home invasion with that better than you would with a good handgun. Once I get inside the 1 meter mark to you, your weapon is useless. You're dead. Let's just up the tax on these types of guns and make them cost prohibitive; yes, our criminal will merely get them elsewhere or become better shots with the handguns, but at least will have some time in between.
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most gun related crimes involve handguns, only three mass shootings imvolved the ar15 style rifles, versus how many armed robberies, murders, assaults, etc perday with handguns. why target a rifle that, for the majority, is used in the recreational hobby of target shooting. plus, the AR15 would be highly unlikely to be used in deer hunting. the caliber is too small. it's more of a coyote/ small game rifle. so, increasing the price would also raise everyone's taxes. the AR15 is the primary rifle of most swat/ police forces... tax payers gotta buy em. just because of a few isolated incidences you wish to cost millions of law abiding americans more money. seems biased to me. Australia banned semi auto rifles (like the ar15) and pistols in 1996. they still have gun violence, and criminals are getting bolder because noone is armed to deter them. Bikies ( motorcycle gangs) are taking over Sydney RIGHT NOW. is this the future of america you invision?

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 14:27

Local delagtes want specifics on pitched assault weapon ban

[quote][b]davidxto[/b] -
Why?
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why not? what's your point? trying to tell me what I can and cannot find funny? to satisfy your curiousity because I thought his comment was funny. that good enough for you? do I need to justify myself to you? not really. what difference is it to you?
I was honestly wondering how long before the Nazi comments would start flying, and his comment was enjoyable to read, and was definitely less arrogant then your addition.
trying to prove your intelligence on a forum is like a Waffle House waitress wearing a Harvard sweat shirt. sure, it may appear on the surface as if the person enjoys higher education, though there is no way that they aquired any intellegence through osmosis.

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 14:10

Heimlich 911 call results in Athens man's arrest for choking woman

be sure to catch that his shirt has the word "integrity" on the front, too funny.

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 13:56

Local delagtes want specifics on pitched assault weapon ban

[quote][b]Lazarus Laughs Last[/b] -
Man, I think you just did some kind of 7th dimension secret ninja reverse version of Godwin's Law there. Impressive.
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Kudos. That made me laugh. I tip my hat to you.

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 13:27

Local delagtes want specifics on pitched assault weapon ban

[quote][b]Realist[/b] - @mtn1965: 3 times! Impressive.
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What number would impress you? My point by mentioning this was that its not necessary to have a round clambered at al times. Snarky attitudes don't impress me. How may times have you drawn yours in self defense? A hint, it doesn't matter, you, as do I, have that right... for now

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 13:26

Local delagtes want specifics on pitched assault weapon ban

[quote][b]grove600[/b] -
And I'm not opposed to that, but let's not make it a federal law to impose the requirement on all schools everywhere. Let each school district, every city or county decide how to best protect their kids while in school, on the playground, on buses, etc. And let's try something novel, let's let that community decide how best to pay for the security measures they want to see in place. [/quote]

Sorry, tried to plus this, dunno why it negatived it.

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 13:19

Local delagtes want specifics on pitched assault weapon ban

[quote][b]grove600[/b] -
Death for any crime committed with a weapon within 60 days of arrest. Trial over in 45 days leaves 45 days for appeal. Then hanging, firing squad, electric chair of lethal injection with antifreeze on the 60th day at midnight.
Instead of getting rid of the weapons, get rid of the criminals. [/quote]
I'm all for murderers being publicly executed, and yes, don't leave em in jail forever either.

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 13:17

Local delagtes want specifics on pitched assault weapon ban

[quote][b]DanMatthews[/b] - @crazy8golfer: it never ceases to amaze me how many people seem to think they know more about me than me. I hope you have a happy 2013 and kindly stick to criticizing my argument instead of me, OK?
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LOL, seems to happen a lot in forums, pseudonyms and keyboards empower that (m)asses.

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 12:56

Local delagtes want specifics on pitched assault weapon ban

@Realist:

[quote][b]Realist[/b] - @mtn1965: 3 times! Impressive.

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 12:54

Local delagtes want specifics on pitched assault weapon ban

@athensdude: I'm pro-gun, just think gun ownership should include a respect for ensuring the guns don't get stolen or end up in the wrong hands. And you seem as if you believe a 200 year old piece of parchment will stop obama and his goons. You would rather they ban them then to consider increased restrictions on registration. All or none, right?

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 12:46

Local delagtes want specifics on pitched assault weapon ban

@athensdude: I'm pro-gun, just think gun ownership should include a respect for ensuring the guns don't get stolen or end up in the wrong hands. And you seem as if you believe a 200 year old piece of parchment will stop obama and his goons. You would rather they ban them then to consider increased restrictions on registration. All or none, right?

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 12:46

Toddler struck by branch moving forward in recovery

good luck little buddy, get well soon!
the family gets my sympathy, I have a son about the same age, and can't imagine what they're going through. best of luck to you all.

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 02:56

Local delagtes want specifics on pitched assault weapon ban

@athensdude: "should be" and "do it correctly". two things the current administration knows very little about. they prey on emotions, and are hoping the newest shooting incidences push enough peoples emotions towards firearm bans.
box cutters, diesel and fertilizer aren't designed to eject a projectile at super sonic speeds. I see your point, but disagree with the comparison.
so by being willing to compromise on small restrictions to prevent an outright ban I'm as flawed as those that seek to strip us of all our guns? I don't see it.
it is available to pay to transfer registration but not required, and how many actually do this? how many second hand sales end up on the wrong side of the law?

the four things I'm suggesting are:
1. mandatory registration transfer. this closes the gun show loop hole, and also prevents an unknowing individual from transfering a firearm to a convicted felon. it also gives the liberals a small win.
2. stricter enforcement and punishment for possession of a stolen weapon.
right now it's treated as reciept of stolen property. unless they can prove it was bought, (see no. 1) they should charged with possession of a stolen firearm (make it a felony) and also be charged with the robbery, and forfeit any future gun ownership (by being a felon).
3. require firearms training for licensing. they require profiecency be shown to get a drivers license, the same priciple should also apply to a firearm.
4. this one is a personal resposibility issue, and also a touchy issue. all firearms not in use should be required to be secured within a safe. too many guns end up in the hands of criminals through theft, and also prevents any children from accidentally discharging a found firearm.

I am attempting to be realistic about the situation. I am not willing to be deluded into thinking that the POTUS has the same regard for the COTUS as you or I do, and as a group, gun owners need to step up and offer realistic changes that we are willing to adapt BEFORE they even attempt to instill a weapons ban. believe me, I used to believe in the fundamental belief that you have. I just don't have much faith that current legislators aren't going to attempt to manipulate the current emotional state of the nation into pushing through legislation.

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 02:45

Local delagtes want specifics on pitched assault weapon ban

@athensdude: valid point on the old 22. it would be highly unlikely, or feasible to register every firearm already in circulation. I like your convictions to this topic, and think that gun owners always get vilified at the hands of criminals actions, so what would you suggest to shut up the liberals that want to take our guns? what would you be willing to accept to prevent any firearms bans?

To clarify what I meant by registering firearms applies to second hand sales, or the so called gun show loop hole. As it is, every firearm is already registered when bought legally through a gun store, so I don't really see much of an issue requiring that on second hand sales, it wouldn't really be a tax per se, though there would most likely a charge to transfer the regisitration, much like a title transfer on a car. if it helps to prevent any bans, I'm willing to consider it, since a ban would also mean that any firearm covered by the ban would not be allowed to be sold legally.

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 01:18

Local delagtes want specifics on pitched assault weapon ban

[quote][b]athensdude[/b] -
As soon as we register religion. Catholics should all be on the sex offender list correct? If one member has done so, all will.
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Full autos are required to be registered, so whats the harm in registering all guns? if it prevents a ban on ANY firearms, I'd be agreeable with that. the real issue is how to appease the majority of each side of this debate. I, as most gun owners, don't want to sacrifice my right to arms, but there are some that think all guns need to be banned... so what, as firearms owners can we give them as a means to quiet their mouths and keep our guns?

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 00:46

Local delagtes want specifics on pitched assault weapon ban

[quote][b]Realist[/b] - @mtn1965: BS. I call BS on your multiple successful brandishing episodes. If you drew a weapon, and didn't automatically chamber a round, you don't know what you are doing.
Never happened.
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yes, cause you were there. in the three times I've drawn, I never had a chance to chamber before they ran off. all three times were working grave yard shift at a gas station. I got robbed at gun point once, started carrying after that. all three times punks came through the door with a gun in hand, I grabbed mine and they ran. so no, I didn't NEED to automatically chamber a round, even though I did... never said I didn't, simply said that the sight of the gun was enough to make em run. furthermore, you, sir, are jumping to conclusions about situaitons that you do not have full knowledge, I have more firearms training than you think, thanks for the rush to judgement though, I appreciate it.

Most criminals are spineless; in almost all cases where a criminal is faced with an armed individual, the sight of a gun alone is enough to cause them to rethink their agenda. ever been in a situation where you've had to aim a gun at a person? just trying to see why you flew at me like that.

posted @ Monday, December 31, 2012 - 00:35

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