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Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
Maestro, Ecosystem Ministry, Fatcrackistan
Aug 28, 2014 - 10:17am PT
So... what IS is with Arizona and gun nuts, yall?

They seem a bit beyond the typical Whack....

DMT
TradEddie

Trad climber
Philadelphia, PA
Aug 28, 2014 - 10:20am PT
Nothing bad happens on thousands of ranges and sporting shooting events around the country every single day....

CDC says otherwise: 606 people were killed and 14,000 injured by accidental discharges of firearms in 2010.

TE
Jeremy Ross

Gym climber
Aug 28, 2014 - 10:21am PT
I avoid threads with Jefe and Leggs in them for this very reason!!!! They come off as Super-Ready-to-Kill-Anyone ;)



-JR
Jingy

climber
Somewhere out there
Aug 28, 2014 - 10:55am PT
I avoid threads with Jefe and Leggs in them for this very reason!!!! They come off as Super-Ready-to-Kill-Anyone ;)

 not sure I can agree with this statement...

But it's funny to imagine...
Jeremy Ross

Gym climber
Aug 28, 2014 - 11:23am PT
I thought it'd be an obvious joke, seeing as they seem pretty laid back and cool. I'll delete it if it's missing the mark.



-JR
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
Maestro, Ecosystem Ministry, Fatcrackistan
Aug 28, 2014 - 01:22pm PT
No, their brains are squirming like a toad.

DMT
Ricky

climber
Sometimes LA
Aug 28, 2014 - 04:54pm PT

The NRA is staffed by human excrement. If they aren't marginalized as a fringe organization within the next few years I want nothing more to do with this f*#king country and you stupid Americans. I will move to Copenhagen, with Werner, and we will live happily ever after, even though it's flat.
madbolter1

Big Wall climber
Denver, CO
Aug 28, 2014 - 05:11pm PT
Guns are not needed to survive... To illustrate this I have a 2 part request any gun nut to answer: When was the first gun produced? How did humans survive the hostile and cruel world before then?

Are you really this clueless, or are you a troll?

WEAPONS are needed to survive! As the bar gets raised over time, such that the threats gain more sophisticated weaponry, the right of self-defense will need to acquire more sophisticated weaponry.

From the dawn of consciousness, it's been an arms race. Are you really too dim to see that?
madbolter1

Big Wall climber
Denver, CO
Aug 28, 2014 - 05:11pm PT
I will move to Copenhagen, with Werner, and we will live happily ever after, even though it's flat.

Don't wait!

Do it now!
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
Maestro, Ecosystem Ministry, Fatcrackistan
Aug 28, 2014 - 05:18pm PT
From the dawn of consciousness, it's been an arms race.

Kill or be killed. Man that's some philosophy. Something a tiger or a scorpion would know, like in their genes.

DMT
zBrown

Ice climber
Brujò de la Playa
Aug 28, 2014 - 08:15pm PT
Yeah - happiness definitely is a warm gun. Just oozes from the pores of Arizona.

zBrown

Ice climber
Brujò de la Playa
Aug 28, 2014 - 08:19pm PT
WEAPONS are needed to survive! As the bar gets raised over time, such that the threats gain more sophisticated weaponry, the right of self-defense will need to acquire more sophisticated weaponry.

Are you a clueless troll, apparently so.
John M

climber
Aug 28, 2014 - 08:20pm PT
I feel bad for the little girl.

I can't even imagine what she is going through.
Dave Kos

Social climber
Temecula
Aug 28, 2014 - 09:06pm PT
Go pull that sh#t on a climbing-death thread and tell me, how fast is the climbing community going to roast your stupid ass for insulting the dead by even the mere suggestion that they openly brought about their own destruction simply by participating in the act?

What would be the climbing parallel to this story?

Letting an untrained nine year old hip belay you as you lead two grades above your limit?

Yes, that's also really stupid.
zBrown

Ice climber
Brujò de la Playa
Aug 28, 2014 - 09:12pm PT
I feel bad for the little girl.

Me too.
Daphne

Trad climber
Northern California
Aug 28, 2014 - 10:03pm PT
http://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report/nation-debates-extremely-complex-issue-children-firing-military-weapons




CREDIT PHOTOGRAPH BY SVEN NACKSTRAND/AFP/GETTY
WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Across the United States on Wednesday, a heated national debate began on the extremely complex issue of children firing military weapons.

“Every now and then, the nation debates an issue that is so complicated and tricky it defies easy answers,” says pollster Davis Logsdon. “Letting small children fire automatic weapons is such an issue.”


Logsdon says that the thorny controversy is reminiscent of another ongoing national debate, about whether it is a good idea to load a car with dynamite and drive it into a tree.

“Many Americans think it’s a terrible idea, but others believe that with the correct supervision, it’s perfectly fine,” he says. “Who’s to say who’s right?”

Similar, he says, is the national debate about using a flamethrower indoors. “There has been a long and contentious national conversation about this,” he says. “It’s another tough one.”

Much like the long-running national debates about jumping off a roof, licking electrical sockets, and gargling with thumbtacks, the vexing question of whether children should fire military weapons does not appear headed for a swift resolution.

“Like the issue of whether you should sneak up behind a bear and jab it with a hot poker, this won’t be settled any time soon,” he says.
ß Î Ø T Ç H

Boulder climber
extraordinaire
Aug 28, 2014 - 11:36pm PT
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Degaine

climber
Aug 29, 2014 - 12:38am PT
Dave Kos wrote:
What would be the climbing parallel to this story?

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/28/us-mountaineer-condemned-filming-children-mont-blanc-avalanche
crankster

Trad climber
Aug 29, 2014 - 08:15pm PT
photo not found
Missing photo ID#375150
madbolter1

Big Wall climber
Denver, CO
Aug 31, 2014 - 01:06pm PT
"Learn how to kill...."

Or not!

Can you goofballs find one single thing wrong with what this woman did to save herself?

http://news.yahoo.com/woman-uses-her-gun-ward-off-abduction-190207403.html

Ohio, which began issuing concealed carry permits in 2004, has experienced a massive surge of new concealed carry permit requests. According to an article from the Columbus Dispatch earlier this year, 96,972 new permits were issued in 2013 — a 50 percent increase from 2012. Permit renewals quadrupled over the same time span to 48,370.

Hopefully this incident will produce a significant increase in CC holders in Ohio.
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