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April 30, 2007

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Mayor Bloomberg, Buy Those Handguns

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg seems to have become the gun-grabbing poster boy of the year. For some months, he has led a campaign among his fellow mayors to crack down on handguns, and has used the shootings at Virginia Tech to fuel his rhetoric.

(The Mayor’s own record on public safety is anything but unblemished. He recently vetoed a ban on aluminum bats, which was overridden by the New York City Council, and his police department tends to fire more ammo than is tasteful into innocent people.)

I have full confidence that whatever Mayor Bloomberg wants to do will be just as irrelevant and ineffectual as all other efforts at gun control. But there is one thing he can do: If the mayor is really serious about public safety, why not simply buy up all the loose handguns with his own money? Bloomberg is worth between $13 and $16 billion. With that kind of money, he could offer a real incentive to all criminals and prospective mass murderers to hand in their hardware. For example:

“I will personally give $1,000 to anyone who turns in a functional handgun, no questions asked, in any city in the United States. There will be no limit to the number of guns you can turn in.”

Now let’s say the Mayor is willing to part with $10 billion. That means he could take 10 million handguns off the streets (if ever there were that many) and still have $3 to $5 billion left over to buy himself the White House. There would hardly be a handgun to be found in America. The next time a potential mass murderer walks into a gun store, he will come out with an aluminum baseball bat, because that’s all they will have.

Non-gun-owning acquaintances ask me why anyone needs more than a few firearms. I say to you, the American people, why does anyone need $15 billion? It is time, Mr. Mayor, to stop the rhetoric and put your money where your mouth is.

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Buddy Hinton

Leta move ourselves to a higher plain, and leave subcunts.com behind.

While I will continue to encourage pointing out the idiocy and harrassment, crooked dealings, gang banging that the MODS perform over there on an almost daily routine. I feel it would be in the best interests in us, as we S L O W L Y yet assuredly gain members and widen our user base and therefore points of reference and diversify our discussion pool, that we should pay more attention to our discussions rather than constantly comparing our ideals, morals, and education or research into the topics discussed TO those posted on subcunts.com, and instead focus ON our research, cites, and background that supports the truths that WE post here that generally run entirely contrary to the soupo nazi versions allowed/promoted on subcunts.com.

We, the faithful, wholly interested in truth posters here merely degrade ourselves as well as our informative posts, by slinging the shit so righteously deserved at the majority of idiots at subcunts.com…

Henceforth, while I will not delete, block ban or anything else, the continuation of the above referenced actions concerning subcunts.com, I would like to see us grow and continue to improve our discussions BY trimming down as much as possible and convenient, the references to the stupidity that that “other board” displays at every turn.

How does that sound to the folks here? We don’t need them as has been [proven over the years, we are better off as persons, and collectively without them, and frankly I felt my IQ rise merely by being banned and blocked from associating with the types that frequent that site.

This action will undoubtedly allow all of us to cover more background material and make our point more coherent, and easily digested without the inherent references to what so and so said or in reference to the jackbooted policies “over there” etc etc etc..

Again I will not take any adverse actions towards anyone who does not subscribe to my desired minimization of referencing subcunts.com, but am merely asking you the posters to do so as judicially as you can, in whatever levels you see fit. We, again, are better off without them, and our posts therefore should reflect that fact without mentioning them don’t ya think?

Please trust me thee is no agenda on my part, I still think tommie boy and most if not all his moderators are nothing more than back stabbing, two faced, liars of the highest order and are admitted snitches to whatever law enforcement agencies they have so obviously aligned themslves with in what can only be interpreted as an attempt on their part to cozy up to the jackboots of ALL levels in order to gain, maintain or improve some “protection” of their position either personally or business wise. This modified thinking, on my part at least, is along the lines that if (and I surely am) bettered by not associating myself with subcunts.com through posting and discussing with them, THEN the further I am dis-associated from them the better I am as a person and as a business/businessman.

the floor is open for debate-opinions-agreements-disagreements.

Big Fag

As a queer, I love my firearms. I think firearms are necessary for the protection of all our rights including my right to love a man who might love me. We ought to open up weapons stores in queer neighborhoods and teach 'em to shoot and be responsible for their weapons. Bloomberg, who cares. Arm everybody in Greenwich village. Sure, there will be one or two problems from time to time...but if somebody thought queers might shoot bashers to protect themselves, it would be a more peaceful world. A polite community is an armed community.
Republicans, Democrats...who cares. They'll sell out anybody including gun owners when it suits them. But if everybody owned guns...what are they gonna do? I like that small town that requires a homeowner to own a gun. A homo-owner ought to own one, too. And we all know that New York has alot of our kind. Make 'em pink, blue, green, mauve and a light shade of olive. Guns for everybody, guns for progress, guns for peace, and guns for freedom. Tell your local weapons dealer that Big Fag sent ya.

Bigbenr

Would you boys stop! This is my blog to rant on. Now if you'll please wait for me while I get my soap-on-a-rope, I'll be in the shower in a minute.

Been there-Done that

If I lived in New York, I would sure want a handgun and one large enough to stop what-ever came after me. I have a carry permit for potection ,not to start trouble, but if trouble begins I will have some security near by. The Mayor may have l5 billion, but he don;t have enough $$$$$ to buy all my firearms.RR

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One Shot

I'd like to personally invite Bigbenr to our little forum at Snipersnest.com
We're gonna love you.

Erfahrungsberichte

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Bigbenr

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I would love teh meet the boys and chating about gun stuff.just one condition ;No big bullyboy meanies bashing me. PROMISE! YOU Ptromise me no meanies and be nice.

Black Rifle addict

Bigbenr
You do enjoy this nonsensical dialog don't you?

Bigbenr

http://nimbusters.com/forum/forum.php?board=8

For sure this country is headed to HELL in a handbasket from the comments written. Just be thankful you yet have a firearm and can still hunt. Better enjoy your days out-doors, as they are the best days you will ever have. Believe me, as I;m 72 and I know from experience. Some day, you will ask yourself, why did I not go hunt to such and such? We create our own downfall, then want to blame others. We are our own worst enemies. What do you expect to have in elected positions when less than 25 % vote in the primaries and less than 50% in general elections. You get the crumbs of those left standing.The last 7 yrs have been Hell, sure hope the next 7 are better for you guys/girls. O well, that's another subject, not needed in this blog, its for hunting and rifle talk I thought?RR

You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life
See that girl, watch that scene, dig in the dancing queen

Friday night and the lights are low
Looking out for the place to go
Where they play the right music, getting in the swing
You come in to look for a king
Anybody could be that guy
Night is young and the musics high
With a bit of rock music, everything is fine
Youre in the mood for a dance
And when you get the chance...

You are the dancing queen, young and sweet, only seventeen
Dancing queen, feel the beat from the tambourine
You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life
See that girl, watch that scene, dig in the dancing queen

Youre a teaser, you turn em on
Leave them burning and then youre gone
Looking out for another, anyone will do
Youre in the mood for a dance
And when you get the chance...

You are the dancing queen, young and sweet, only seventeen
Dancing queen, feel the beat from the tambourine
You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life
See that girl, watch that scene, dig in the dancing queen

Mike

I see that this blog has deteriorated into a liberal blog for socialism and it will be filled full of that to the detriment of all of the rest of us. I believe in the First Amendment Right, but there are times when it becomes overly burdensome and begins to be the same as hollering “Fire” in a crowded theater. In order for the blog to stay on track it might be worthwhile to limit the number of posts one person could make, based on that person’s e-mail and not name.
That’s the 2 cents worth of a “Conservative” who will defend your rights to the end, but this is not the end! This is the time we need to use the old “KISS” adage – keep it simple stupid!

R2-D2-Starwars Freak

KISS=Keep It Short and Sweet-
Dale Carnegie quoted this phrase in his training/motivational books on giving a speech. FYI

I think of papa fidel when I hear this melody;Abba - Fernando Lyrics

Can you hear the drums Fernando?
I remember long ago another starry night like this
In the firelight Fernando
You were humming to yourself and softly strumming your guitar
I could hear the distant drums
And sounds of bugle calls were coming from afar

They were closer now Fernando
Every hour every minute seemed to last eternally
I was so afraid Fernando
We were young and full of life and none of us prepared to die
And I'm not ashamed to say
The roar of guns and cannons almost made me cry

There was something in the air that night
The stars were bright, Fernando
They were shining there for you and me
For liberty, Fernando
Though I never thought that we could lose
There's no regret
If I had to do the same again
I would, my friend, Fernando

Now we're old and grey Fernando
And since many years I haven't seen a rifle in your hand
Can you hear the drums Fernando?
Do you still recall the fateful night we crossed the Rio Grande?
I can see it in your eyes
How proud you were to fight for freedom in this land

There was something in the air that night
The stars were bright, Fernando
They were shining there for you and me
For liberty, Fernando
Though I never thought that we could lose
There's no regret
If I had to do the same again
I would, my friend, Fernando

There was something in the air that night
The stars were bright, Fernando
They were shining there for you and me
For liberty, Fernando
Though I never thought that we could lose
There's no regret
If I had to do the same again
I would, my friend, Fernando
Yes, if I had to do the same again
I would, my friend, Fernando...

Bigbenr

We need diversity, for the public good, it takes a village,a global village if america is teh survive for the greater good and feminize our society.When did genocide become acceptable to you gun nuts?Can we all steer toward the human dignity that is Socialism ? Today’s Conservatives – especially today’s Republican Party are very good at talking the talk but they are incredibly bad at walking the walk. While they extol the greatness of Ronald Reagan they repeatedly violate Reagan’s Rule not to air party problems in public so that the opposition can benefit from that knowledge.
So too are they delinquent in actually practicing what they preach.

How many of you have taken pen to paper and written a soldier serving in Iraq?

How many have sent a care package to afford one of them a little piece of home?

How many of you have actually written to your elected officials expressing your dismay or congratulating them on a job well done?

How many of you have advanced financial support – be it $1 or $1,000 – to the new media outlets that you patronize and who have without fail carried the water to the elephant while the mainstream media has served its big money special interest donors in the defeat of America?

How many of you have given of yourselves to promote the fact-based education of those around you so that our country would be a more educated and thus a better place to live?

What have you done to make sure there is an American Heritage to pass on to your children and your children’s children?

SOCIALISM IS NOW! AND FOR ALL! We Democrats should chalk up victory after victory, inching further and further toward controlling not only the House and Senate but the White House and Supreme Court as well.Socialism brothers is within our grasp!

Dr. Ralph

Why anyone would live in a concrete jungle is beyond me. If I couldn't fire a gun off my front porch I would move. Fly over country is paradise, I've lived my entire life in the corn fields of Indiana and the hills of Tennessee. Been to Atlanta, Chicago Detroit, New York... you can have them all.

Bigbenr

http://nimbusters.info/info/forum.php?board=1&page=0

Been there-done that.

Congrats to Dr. Ralph of Indiana. I too live in the Red-Neck Country side. Have traveled over most of North America,but found no place perm I like better than here in the hills of NC. O, I love to hunt out West for a few weeks each year, then when my hunting time has expired, i'm ready to come back to God's Country. Like you, i can shot off my porch and no problems from anyone. Try that in NY,Denver, Chicago, etc. and your BUTT is in jail. So let the Mayor of NY buy up the guns at one thouand each. Pretty soon he will be broke as I bet there are many guns down south. Wish he would contact me, I got a few traders I will sell him and buy some I really want. Don;t want all the guns, just one of each of the one's I want. Good hunting Dr, shoot-um-straight. Dr. Don't you have some giant w-tails in your corn belt state? RR

Git r done

Sadistic personality disorder is a pervasive pattern of cruel, demeaning, and aggressive behavior, beginning by early adulthood, as indicated by the repeated occurrence of at least four of the following:

* Has used physical cruelty or violence for the purpose of establishing dominance in a relationship (not merely to achieve some noninterpersonal goal, such as striking someone in order to rob him or her)
* Humiliates or demeans people in the presence of others
* Has treated or disciplined someone under his or her control unusually harshly.
* Is amused by, or takes pleasure in, the psychological or physical suffering of others (including animals)
* Has lied for the purpose of harming or inflicting pain on others (not merely to achieve some other goal)
* Gets other people to do what he or she wants by frightening them (through intimidation or even terror)
* Restricts the autonomy of people with whom he or she has a close relationship, e.g., will not let spouse leave the house unaccompanied or permit teenage daughter to attend social functions
* Is fascinated by violence, weapons, injury, or torture


Buddy Hinton

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Bigbenr

So, in summise, for those who have been wondering (you know who you are), I spent the weekends in glorious San Francisco! I’ve stayed in Anaheim for the Gay Days another weekend.And the whole chorus spent the weekend terrifying the Bible study groups.A handful of our group mired in Big Gay Dramas, rehearse some more ... and before the weekend is over, there will no doubt be a Scandalous Sexual Encounter that will keep the chorus gossip circles abuzz for months.

After a mighty struggle to extract myself from the almost unearthly comforts of my glorious hotel bed Sunday morning, I donned my gay apparel running gear, chugged a ton of prev julian gallo and headed out the door for a fabulous run through the Park. No wonder the Republicans are in office—us gays are too busy emulating alienating outsnobbing each other. (I must say we look good doing it, though.)

CB

I agree with you Dr. Ralph. I unfortuanitly live in a big city in NV and hate it. In another year I am moving to a small town to go to college. Every chance I get I will go out and hunt and fish. I enjoy going out and hunting for a big Muley. As of right now I have killed 3 deer in 5 seasons, 1 Antelope, and many Quail and Chucker. They are some of the greatest experiences I have had in my life. Hunting is great fun and even if I am unsuccesful in getting an animal I still had fun just going out and spending time with my dad. Hunting is a great thing and hopefully it will never be taken from us by people like Bigbner who know nothing about hunting and how it benifits the environment.
One such benifit is it keeps the animal population in check, ie one animal group wont get to large and kill of the others. For example: NJ outlawed bear hunting thinking it was bad for the bears, well after a while the bear population got to big and they started interacting with people and in many cases killed the people. Some other examples: Austrailia- Rabbits and Western US- Mountain Lions.
Bigbner dont say that I am spouting info from the NRA because I am not a Member. I got all of these cases from my city newspaper and a history book.
"Hunting is a great pleasure in life and hopefully it will not ever be outlawed."

bigbenr should be outlawed




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