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mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
Apr 3, 2013 - 01:41pm PT
Wrong again Ron.

A gun nut is someone who loves guns so much that they are incapable of acknowledging the fact that someone who doesn't even know how to shoot a gun shouldn't be able to walk into Walmart and buy one off the shelf.

A gun nut is someone who will talk about government take overs as a legitimate reason to allow essentially unrestricted access to killing machines for damn near everyone, regardless of ability, experience, or competence.

A gun nut is someone who is so overwhelmed by their love for guns that they refuse to acknowledge a certain portion of the population are just too fuking stupid to be allowed to own them... reminds me of hippies who think "everyone must get stoned" only gun nuts are WAY dumber and WAY more dangerous.
ontheedgeandscaredtodeath

Social climber
SLO, Ca
Apr 3, 2013 - 01:47pm PT
I don't think all gun owners are gun nuts. Target and skeet shooting are fun.

I think people who, say, prohibit taking guns away from people who have restraining orders against them for making violent threats or prohibiting the ATF from tracking sales of the guns favored by cartels are nuts-- in other words congress (aka the NRA).
mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
Apr 3, 2013 - 02:37pm PT
I have a question,, Why does the gubbmint officially classify, (on their orders for AR 15s), do they label those "PERSONAL PROTECTION ARMS",, yet they label them "ASSUALT WEAPONS" when concerning the public??

I have a question. Why do you think "the gubbmint" is one entity that functions with perfect consistency between departments? Who gives a flying fuk what they call them... idiots who don't know enough about guns to prevent scope-eye shouldn't be able to walk into Walmart and buy them... or any gun for that matter.


Why does the government hold News Conferences sometimes and Press Conferences other times? Why are they held in the Press Briefing Room? I think it is a conspiracy.
the Fet

climber
Tu-Tok-A-Nu-La
Apr 3, 2013 - 02:45pm PT
I'm a gun owner and gun nuts are those opposed to reasonable regulation, and,or own dozens of guns and its one of the say three main interests in their lives, can you say compensating for something?

If someone called you a climbing nut or a surfing nut you'd be like damn right! It's telling that people take offense at being called a gun nut because its a pretty weird thing to be.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Apr 3, 2013 - 02:48pm PT
You missed the boat wes. Ill tell you why the gubbmint classfies them as personal protection,, because they ARE. Yet in an effort to remove those from citizens hands, they re-labeled them "assualt weapons" to stir the emotions more- emotions such as yours. Those EVIL ASSUALT weapons,, as if a wooden stock remington 700 cant be an "assualt weapon" because of LOOKS alone.

and wes, i have a buddy who clipped himself with the scope just a week ago. He is well versed in guns. As i said, even experienced guys get scoped once in a while.. But YOU would make that some sort of qualifier?? weak,, at best.


the FET,, many will call you a gun nut too.
mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
Apr 3, 2013 - 02:57pm PT
Yet in an effort to remove those from citizens hands, they re-labeled them "assualt weapons"

THEY? Meaning a handful of idiots who happened to get elected? THEY are the government?

See, SANE people (not gun nuts) understand "the government" is made up of millions and millions of people. Gun nuts think "the government" is some entity that is coming for their guns.

the FET,, many will call you a gun nut too.

Nope, fet is a gun owner. HUGE difference. One that you are either too blind to see or choose to ignore.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Apr 3, 2013 - 03:04pm PT
in the eyes of feinstein YUR a gun nut too wes.
mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
Apr 3, 2013 - 03:09pm PT
fuk Feinstein and the idiotic extremist on both sides... present company included.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Apr 3, 2013 - 03:28pm PT
extremistS.....



And wes,, you seem to deem me an extremist LMAO! Do you have research,, or is that just an out of-yer-azz opinion..?
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
Apr 3, 2013 - 03:34pm PT
So its LOOKS is it? Well in this case looks can kill, but really.... if we pass another assault weapons ban?

STOP MAKING (and buying) WEAPONS BASED UPON WANNABEE APPEARANCE.

I mean if its as you say and these things are merely cosmetic? STOP WEARING MAKEUP.

But if STILL you want your Rambo Wannabee Look Alike Cosmetic Weaponry... ?

I'm laughing at you.

BwaHAHAHAHAHAHAH

HAHAHA

HAHA

HAH!

DMT
mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
Apr 3, 2013 - 03:41pm PT
Do you have research,, or is that just an out of-yer-azz opinion..?

It is well documented in this thread.

There are plenty of gun OWNERS voicing their opinions who don't appear to be nuts... michaeld, hillrat, norton, etc.

Anyone who thinks "the government" is coming after their guns... or refuses to move to a state because they can't have the mag capacity they imagine they need... or thinks anyone and everyone should be able to walk into Walmart and pick up a device capable of slaughtering dozens of people in minutes, regardless of competence or knowledge about gun safety... etc... is a gun nut.
TradEddie

Trad climber
Philadelphia, PA
Apr 3, 2013 - 03:43pm PT
A Gun Nut is someone who opposes any gun control legislation on the basis that it wouldn’t prevent all gun crime, yet believes that one guard with a pistol will be guaranteed to run across an entire school campus and successfully tackle an intruder with an assault rifle before they fire a single shot.

A Gun Nut is someone who spends hundreds of dollars and many hours working on tiny improvements to the accuracy of his weapon but opposes spending five minutes and $20 on background checks that would reduce the chances of ever needing that weapon.

A Gun Nut is someone who believes that there are actual threats to his person that only a 30 shot semi-automatic rifle can protect against.

TE
TGT

Social climber
So Cal
Apr 3, 2013 - 04:02pm PT
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Apr 3, 2013 - 04:02pm PT
TE from your post,, its obvious you dont know of what you speak.. 20 minutes for a brady check?? BWWWAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAAAA and its 25.00...As for another of your "points",, Gun owners should be able to shoot their ARs or bushmasters at the range like they do.. It ISNT JUST about protection from enemies domestic. Its about a right, that contains many factions.

and wes,, mr "scientist" ,, you base your findings on one thread in the intardweb...Much makes sense to me now.



edit: Dingus your not laughing at me. All my rifles have wood stocks.
paul roehl

Boulder climber
california
Apr 3, 2013 - 04:04pm PT
We would go a long way in solving this problem if gun sellers became at least partly responsible for what their sold weapons ended up doing, much in the same way that if you sell drinks to an obviously intoxicated individual in some bar you may become at least partly libel for their actions. In California Bar owners have become libel in such cases.

Take the responsibility, at least in part, away from the government and put it on the shoulders of gun sellers. I can't even purchase a cell phone contract without having a credit check. With technology today background checks are remarkably simple and quick.

I also have to say that freedom is largely a function of population. The founding vision for this country never could have anticipated the contemporary density of population we enjoy.

Because of this there are weapons that are forbidden by the government and rightly so. The question IMO is simply where do we draw the line as we have all already agreed there are some weapons no individual citizen has the right to carry or even own.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Apr 3, 2013 - 04:08pm PT
the guvernment had already defined "personal protection weapons" in their orders for ARs, bushmasters and other weapons often referred to now as "assualt weapons".
That alone sets precedence of personal protection parameters does it not?

mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
Apr 3, 2013 - 04:38pm PT
Go stuff your dead things Ron and come back when the glue fumes have worn off. Christ you are an idiot!
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Apr 3, 2013 - 04:42pm PT
Credit: Ron Anderson



AT LAST!!!!!!!!We can make our skies safe! Depleted Uranium pellets meant for 100% devistation on drones!
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Apr 3, 2013 - 04:47pm PT
no mono,, yur an IDIOT for actually thinkin that was serious....
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
Apr 3, 2013 - 04:49pm PT
I know you like to wear the martyr hat but this isn't just about you.

DMT
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