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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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Bigbenr

Since you express mostly "right wing" opinions on here, NOBODY would accept that you were ME, since I do not advocate the attitudes of the rightwing.

YOU DEMONSTRATE (for ALL of us to see) THAT right wingers have NO Ethics, no Morals, and will USE ANY MEANS to FORCE your "mentality" down our throat, no matter if you have to Cheat, LIE and commit MONIKER THEFT. It IS truly a form of "THEFT", which easily demonstrates what is WRONG about your entire Party. Your CEO's loot & rob everything in sight.

Also, you demonstrate that you lack imagination if you feel you can only post by "identity theft" and "moniker theft". This does not help your political side OR your credibility one bit.
That horrid little animal has been made Cardinal of Alsace Lorraine, and it's all your fault for pimping that poor innocent girl and her troupe of gelded badgers.

I suppose you will now fly off in luxury to Las Vegas and indulge yourself at Chippendales on her daddy's piles of filthy lucre while chuckling to yourself as you think of me, here in this hole, washing other peoples' dinner plates. Well, let me remind you: I may be a dishwasher, but I am a dishwasher at Sardi's, and by God, that still means something to a certain class of persons, not that you'd know anything about THAT...
Their visceral, animal ecstasy will be the engine that drives Socialism into the dynamic vanguard of America's bright new future under Hillary!!


Bigbenr

America is the land of the Evil empire and land of the selfish chosen few.while they worry about other lands and breast cancer that men contract,the very country they live in falls apart,and the humor in it all is that they help it along with liberal cause and shows of weakness.Yet they forget the poor people's they use as political pawns for money gains and political power as the rest of their people "Suffer".A melting pot of destruction and hatred that is being breeded in this land of the dead is growing closer to its final days and with must rejoice from those of us waiting to take this jem in the rough and recut it to the more pleasant luster you can give such jems.Yet with money and social programs they think they can buy there way out of destruction like western fools do.They think they are all knowing and all powerfull that this dream they live will never die,yet they do not see that it already has died a million deathes and that they have a land of diveded people eager to take power and restore it to the old ways.Yet they lend a hand to there internal enemies and help them grow more powerfull as they grow weaker and there people draw a more seperated line.What fools these Americans are and how weak can these people be,yet they are nothing of the grain there elders were.Such weakness deserves to die and others take there place in power
YOU obviously had some sense of line and proportion, but that doesn't mean I could design. I doubt if this boy of yours had any basic understanding of fabrics and of anatomy which are only the most basic requisites for a successful career in Haute Couture.
You Cowboys have not been shown to be a significant contributor to Global Warming. We will, however, find other ways to grind down the workingman, such as the Tobacco Settlement, Carbon Taxes, and Social Security. Mustn't have them cluttering up Costa del Sol!

If you presume a lot, I think, if you presume that this young fellow had any real sense of Fashion based on your cursory inspection of these few bison, deer, and goat images that you are pleased to attribute to me.

After all, a skilled clothing designer is a sculptor in fabric and, to some extent, in flesh, while this Skut was, to the best of our knowledge, only a dauber of particoloured clays who apparently got his jollies from looking at various beasts.

Bigbenr

I've decided to stop wearing my leather thong as I deem it to be cruel to animals.
But I'm not giving up on spending time with sheep. They truly understand me.
Cheerio!

Bigbenr

Well, they are quite a nuisance for all of that. At present, we have no cows for them to wrangle, in any case; neither have we any bulls to spare for them to ride. Cows and bulls are beef, and beef must necessarily be placed into the stomachs of the Fatherland's far-flung fighting forces in order that they may continue to march upon the evil Smidgly-Ryhz regime. The gastric requirements of Germany's mighty Wermacht must take precedence over these anachronistic rope-trick artists and their quaint amusements in order that the outrageous British occupation of Gibralter shall be brought to swift and utter termination!! SEIG HEIL!! SEIG HEIL!! Bratwurst Macht Frei!!!
You boys are so silly. Your socks don't match and your cigarettes smell funny. You march and march and march, with your bellybuttons sucked back against your spines, and your feet hurt something awful. You really should relax, find a nice girl, and go see a good movie.
Today we start our cruise in the morning, passing the impressive double lock at Tannay. A brief stop is made in Anois to visit "Le Bouc qui Fume" (the smoking goat), an antique/curiosity shop in an old chapel. After lunch we visit the local wineries of Tannay, famous for its rather special Juche melon grape variety. We then continue our cruise and moor in the old logging port of Monceau le Comte . Dinner aboard.

Bigbenr

Personal telephone is fetish of anti-revolutionary Capitalist roader!!
Hard-Duck innovators will not be permitted to usurp our Peoples'Socialist Secular Temple of Want & Misery! Luxury will rot the spines of the Vanguard worker-Masses and thus will not be permitted! Resist the guileful blandishments of the Wal- Martistas, Workers!! Denounce and reject Ol' Roy, the clever and evil seductionist! Stuggle to exceed quota and shout your slogans with heartfelt gusto, Worker Heroes!!!! We will reject and exclude the decadent Automobilists and the depraved purveyors of scented soaps and other artful devices of the Capitalist Seducers and their Zionist sappers!! Yes, Black Rifle addict came in here early this morning in an outrageous leather outfit and feathered hat, with at least a half-pound of marijuana and two quarts of MD 20/20. He's been passed out in the middle of the arena for about four hours now, and we are pretty sure that his horse is drunk, too. This Black Rifle addict person and his drunken horse have completely disrupted the dignity and decorum of our institution!
Do not worry, Melvin. We are miles ahead of the bumbling Stazi! We will spirit you off the Continent aboard a tramp steamer bound for Montevideo, where our operatives will provide you with all that is necessary and whatever and whomever you may desire. Do not pack; there is no need.

The economy will destroy itself quite happily if no action is taken. The fundamental flaw with the capitalist system is that it assumes a limitless supply of raw materials. Which is clearly not the case.

Let's all take it easy. Bigbenr is working hard. You running for office?

Bigbenr

Our Little Fairy's name is "Awaken"
She was everyone's Auntie Beck, and beloved by all. I can see her now, at her great iron breaking mill outside of Johannesburg, grinding up huge elephant carcasses, Limoges tea sets, unruly children, autombiles, lorries, and huge grey stone statues of long-dead Dutchmen, along with whatever else the Kaffir boys brought out of the city to her.
You may kiss a white bear if you'd rather, or even a Black one. The reaction will be approximately the same, and the learning experience approximately as rough.
You should get yourself a horse and get yourself up to Calgary and learn a thing or two about life. It's a very broad subject, and a very engaging one. Go ahead and kiss a big brown bear, if you want to. If nothing else, it will be a learning experience for you. BTW, there are some very BAD people in this world, and the U.N. is an utter farce. The big brown bears will leave you alone if you do them the courtesy of leaving them alone, but with bad people, the opposite is usually the case.

IT'S TIME TO GET RADICAL AGAIN, PEOPLE!! HILLARY MUST BOLDY GO BEYOND AMERICAN IDOL!! SHE MUST BOLDLY AND AGGRESSIVELY POWER HER WAY ALL THE WAY TO THE TOP! YES, IT'S TIME! IT'S TIME FOR HILLARY TO DO WIGSTOCK 07! WHEN HILLARY SUITS UP AND BOLDLY TAKES TO THE STUNNING STAGE OF WIGSTOCK 07, ALL THOSE TROUBLING QUESTIONS WILL BE ANSWERED AND ALL THE SECRETS WILL BE REVEALED ONCE AND FOR ALL!

THE RHINESTONE CURTAINS WILL PART AND HILLARY WILL SMASH THE OBAMA INSURGENCY FOREVER AS SHE STEPS UP TO THE BLAZING FOOTLIGHTS AND BLASTS HER WAY THROUGH SUCH SUBLIME FAVORITES AS JESUS LOVES THE LITTLE CHILDREN, WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL, AND SWING LOW, SWEET CHARIOT, WITH FENDER SKIRTS AND TWICE -PIPES AND A J.C. WHITNEY CUT-OUT!. SHE WILL BE SIMPLY, AWESOMELY STUNNING, FROM HER STEEL-TOED BOOTS TO HER VICIOUSLY SIMPLE LITTLE BLACK DRESS TO HER JOHN LENNON SHADES TO HER IMPECCABLE BLACK STETSON ATOP HER PLATINUM ANN RICHARDS BOUFFANT!! HILLARY WILL FLAT BLOW AWAY THE COMPETITION TO SEIZE THE BRASS RING OF PERFECT POWER FOREVER!

WORKER-MASSES THE WORLD OVER WILL JOYOUSLY CELEBRATE THE NEW WORLD ORDER AS HILLARY SWEET JUCHE MELON BECOMES THE UNIVERSAL WORLD AUTHORITY FOR A THOUSAND YEARS! HUZZAH! HUZZAH! HURRAH!

GOOGLE: WIGSTOCK

HILLARY MUST APPEAR ON AMERICAN IDOL TO PERFORM HER BRILLIANT SOUTHERN AMERICAN NEGRO EVANGELICAL IMPERSONATIONS BEFORE SWOONING WORKER-MASSES VIA HOME TELESCREEN NETWORK!!!! OCCULT COUNTERINSURGENT HILLARYIST OPERATIVES MUST ACT RUTHLESSLY TO SUMMARILY REMOVE CARPETING FROM BENEATH FEET OF INSURGENT RICH CHOCOLATE OBAMA CADRES!!!!

HILLARY SWEET JUCHE MELON IS PERFECT OPIATE FOR NORTH AMERICAN AND GLOBAL WORKER-MASSES! ALL HAIL BRILLIANT AND HEROIC HILLARY SOUTHERN NEGRO EVANGELICAL IMPERSONATIONS! HURRAH! HURRAH! GOROO!

Bigbenr

HITLER WAS NOT SOLD TO A JEW! HITLER WAS TRADED TO AN ITINERANT GYPSY FOR A CHESTNUT MARE WHICH HAD BEEN STALIN'S PARADE HORSE. THE ANIMAL WAS STOLEN DURING THE CONFUSION OF THE GREAT PATRIOTIC WAR, AND ULTIMATELY BECAME THE MASCOT OF ZOG ELEMENTS WITHIN THE WERMACHT WHILE AT LEAST PART OF HITLER'S HEAD WOUND UP IN A SHOEBOX.

FOLLWING THE WAR, HITLER'S REMAINS WERE EXAMINED AND DECLARED BEYOND THE HELP OF EVEN THE FINEST MEDICINAL MARIJUANA BY AN INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF NOBEL LAUREATE PHYSICIANS MEETING AT THE HAGUE IN 1948. HITLER'S VARIOUS BITS WENT BACK INTO THE BOX AND ARE PRESUMED TO REMAIN THERE, SOMEWHERE INSIDE RUSSIA.

THE HORSE LIVED A LIFE OF PAMPERED LUXURY IN THE FRENCH CAMARGUE UNTIL 1955, WHEN SHE EXPIRED. FOLLOWING HER DEMISE, SHE WAS BRONZED AND PLACED ATOP THE BRANDENBURG GATE AT BERLIN, WHERE SHE REMAINS TO THIS DAY TO THE DELIGHT OF MILLIONS. SOME SAY THAT SHE HAS BEEN OBSERVED TO BREAK WIND AT HIGH NOON ON MAY DAY, BUT THAT HAS NOT BEEN INDEPENDENTLY CONFIRMED.

Bigbenr

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Bigger Ben

Anyone interested in a picture of Bigbenr?
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Bigbenr

I'm going to put you into a little hand-combed cotton number today, . Simple, but elegant, with slits at the sides that subtly reflect your worldly sophistication and sexual elan. We're goingto let this tough, no-nonsense Little Black Dress do all the talking, , by keeping the accessories to a minimum. We'll go with the pressed-steel auto-marque earrings and understated patent pumps by Yanni. You'll carry a kicky little purse made from a humanely-harvested box-turtle's shell on a quietly assertive strap of particolored faux Sillystring.

Makeup will be minimalist, in keeping with our stealth theme... just a little ebony lipstick and a touch of purple eye shadow. Nails? Short and clean, (Think B!lly Mays or that Broom Hunk) with a classic salesman's hard-shine buff.

Of course you are dying to ask, "But which wig shall I wear?"

Well, , I want you to be daring! Be strong! Be aggressively, phallically understated in an overstated way! I want you to join my FASHION TERRORISTS!

What am I saying? Simple! SHAVE THAT HEAD, ! I'm talking a real hot lather, steaming towel, straight RAZOR SHAVE here, !! Then, hot-wax with natural tropical carnauba and buff to a brilliant shine. We'll round out your look with gold-leaf cladding for your remaining front tooth and a cruel little EYE PATCH!!!!!!!! You'll knock 'em dead, !
I expect an answer from you about those stunning uniforms, jymmy! All of the Nazi regalia was obviously conceived and coordinated by a GENIUS!

So MASTERFUL!! Sublimely understated, yet commandingly eye-catching in a wholesome, yet aggressively MASCULINE way! Yes, the colour and line of the young men's clothing was simply superb, and the accessories were simply perfection!

Oh! That early Fall of 1937...the summer leaves just beginning to change... the beautiful old city, the music, the splendid weather, the stirring pageantry of rank upon rank of magnificent men and powerful, potent machines, the tympanic beat of a hundred thousand gleaming leather boots, and over it all, arm raised in rigid salute, THE FURHER HIMSELF!!!


bigbenr-you must be seeing a therapist? If you aren't please consider finding one.
You need help..badly!

Bigbenr

Consult Basque Red Net for best in Soviet-era automotive and industrial hardware. Fine name like Zil, Trabant, Lada, etc, available for quick shipment to your Peoples' tactical unit or Workers' subversive cadre. Payment in euro, specie, yen only! No yankee dollar! East Europe motorbiycle also have stock! Most unit are with most part complete, may expect slight adjustment or small part to replace, then operate as usual! Soviet armynavy item also available, call to learn exciting price!

Bigbenr

China will not cleanse Americans. Someone must do dirty work, such as take out trash, clean toilet, wash dog, fry potato, and make garden pretty. American persons will do all this as Chinese masters enjoy good technical and administrative job and enjoy many leisure hour in Las Vegas!
You never need credit card again and no more exersize machine! Now you get exersize on jobs and eat in dormitory hall with other Mellican worker! No sugary cola! No fatty beef! Good soya and lentil soup stick to you rib, myou see!! Soon you make flat belly like Chinese peasant boy! Now Mellicans new Worker Heroes of Greater China World Order!
When Hillary takes charge the VeriChip will come part of every day life in new america. VeriChip is marketed as a universal means of identification, intended for use in a variety of settings, including financial and transportation security, residential and commercial building access, and military and government security. For an initial "chipping" fee, as well as a monthly $9.95 subscription fee, customers' arms or forehead are implanted with a glass chip about the size of a grain of rice, containing a unique verification number. When activated by a VeriChip scanner, that number is emitted by a small radio frequency, providing instant access to information logged in the Global VeriChip Subscriber (GVS) Registry.
of formalin-stabilized brie, suede-wrapped motorcycle chain, used motor oil, and acres of CHIA (TM) applique on real burlap feedsacks! WOW!

Accessories include TICKLE ME ELMO (TM) and FURBIE (TM) items with built-in cellphones and GPS, pharm stash, and spare personal vanity implant items such as: cockle shells, cigarette lighters of the 1940s, old radio knobs, small mechanic's tools, lizard claws, (those BIG ones!) and soda pop bottle caps of the 50s.

All show attendees (except You NrA gun nuts) will receive a complimentary, genuine KERRY-EDWARDS 04 campaign poster, suitible for framing, and a folding, color-coordinated deer hunter's tree stand that is simply the cleverest!

Bigbenr

Of course, Hitler eventually destroyed everything that he loved. That said, he never lost his love for his splendid NaziBoyz, but sadly, his ill-advised schemes eventuated in their wholesale destruction nonetheless.

Hitler also precipitated the destruction of the finest war material of his or any age.

Germany's superb range of aeroplanes, splendid ships, incredible U-boats, and the world-famed Tiger Tanks are either gone to scrap or lying shattered in distant lands, or lost beneath the careless sea.

Of course, the Kennedy Family still own and maintain the magnificent U-235, a U-boat, or submarine, that escaped the war intact and in good order throughout, including all armaments and other equipments.

Senator Kennedy still uses the fine ENIGMA machine aboard U-235 to compose his speeches, and he often takes the U-235 on clandestine "missions" down to fabled Atlantis, where he is a welcomed and celebrated regular at the nonpariel Atlantean houses of prostitution.

Thanks mostly to Kennedy family money and influence, Atlantis remains, 37 years after her re-discovery by Dr. Ballard, an exclusive, super-secret hideaway playground for only the richest and most famous of the world's creme de la creme of power-celebrities, much as is the United States Congress.

And after all, isn't that just as it should be?

Bigbenr

M'Mbuukkah, gymmy! (Old Zambezi greeting)

Well, it certainly seems that young Mr. Hitler allowed a promising Moment with that young B!llyGoat go very wrong!

If Mr. Hitler had simply bothered to take a minute to properly tease, shoe-polish, and hot-wax his partner, I'm sure that their relationship would have got off to a much more mutually rewarding start.

Later on in his career, as Germany's beloved Furher, Mr. Hitler exhibited much improvement in his interpersonal and interspecies social/sexual skills. His legions of NaziBoyz were always impeccably teased, shoe-polished, hot-waxed, and buffed, and of course Blondie simply shone like a jewel whenever she was presented to the adoring public.

Bigbenr

Clever computer students of Uzbeki computer collective must strive to pirate photoshop puzzle of decadent and devious Capitalist roaders and their mental defective Zionist runningdogs in order to bring forward portrait of Father Stalin into modern 21 century Revolutionary times!

Scheme: Upper photo half shall remain kindly Father Stalin with lower bottom to become those of rugged poolboy in speedo. Thus is projected image of youthful and vigourous Father Stalin into inquiring mind of oppressed modern youth everywhere languishing under capitalist jackboots who yearn for revolutionary vanguard to effect remedy of their dismal situation in fiery revolutionary crucible!

ALL HAIL PROGRESSIVE GENIUS OF HERIOIC PEOPLES' POLITCAL OFFICERS WHO THRUST FORWARD INTO BRIGHT FUTURE THE VALIANT WORKERS AND PEOPLES' REVOLUTIONARY VANGUARD WHICH WILL SWEEP ALL REACTIONARY OBSTACLES AWAY TO THRUST STRUGGLING PROLETARIATE INTO GLORIOUS COLLECTIVIST LIGHT OF 21 CENTURY DAWNING!!


Old Bull

To all:
Had about all I could stand of Bigbenr and all of the innane rants. Do a basic google search on "Bigbenr" and you will see that he is busy clogging up countless blogs with his garbage. As difficult as it may be, lets ignore it. Like a bad smell, sooner later he'll dissipate.

Bigbenr

Why not just get a motor home? A good motor home on a halftrack chassis would be just right to carry all your supplies. Pull a high-clearance trailer behind for your pack goats, jeep, armory, and ATV & snowmobiles. Use the pack goats for intetresting side trips and day hikes to those kikki Indian villages and communal eco-villages. You can buy China imports from the Indians and collect free STDs from the communards. Cool!
Of course they do! I placed an urgent order for The Great Iron Screw by e-mail and then wanted to add a couple of utility goats to it. I called Lee Valley Tools and the woman I spoke to was friendly and helpful - she added the goats to my order and also gave me advice about which tools to choose to adjust them properly. My goats arrived quickly and in perfect order and I was happy with the quality of the animals. They have a very nice selection of utility goats and I will be ordering additional utility goats, meat goats, and several hair goats soon. Mohair smoking jackets are de rigeur!
You must understand that SOCIALISM has won!

Bigbenr

It is often asked, How did I BIGBENR become the New Left's foremost political guru? How did this immigrant cobbler's son become the hottest consultant/shaman/whipcrack to top world leaders and the haute art/fashion crowd on this or any planet?

Why do the famous and not so famous movers and shakers, world leaders, trend-setters, dictators and democrats, Hollywood glamourites and hep young Xgen streetpeople beat a path to his ornate carved mahogany doors? Why are these A-list celebs and notorious oppressors and everyone else from J!mmie Carter to Papa Soros to Vlad Putin to Bobby Trendy to Hillary and the Pope lined up to get into Bigbenr's Euro-fab digs in the incredible old Sutro mansion outside of Frisco?

It could be the incredible fried pies and the world class wine cellar, but it's not. It could be the treasures of sculpture and avante-gard furnishings, but it's really not that, either. The whole-house Bose system? No, not even that. So... what is it about this itinerate cobbler's son become raconteur and fashion policeman to the world's glitterati that makes him the center of today's Powerpeoples' world? hehe

RUSH LIMBAUGH SHOULD BE ARRESTED AT ONCE! This cigar cult threatens our Global Secular-Socialist Village! THE PEOPLES' POLICE MUST ACT SWIFTLY! TANCREDO MUST BE PUT TO WORK CUTTING CORN ALONGSIDE THE PEASANT-HEROES IN THE PEOPLES' ORGANIC ETHANOL COLLECTIVES!!

SMASH HALLIBURTON! FREE THE FELONS! HURRAY FOR DEAR LEADER! HILLARY IS PERFECT MASTER FOR WORKERS' AND PEOPLE'S GLOBAL SECULAR SOCIALIST VILLAGE!!

Dr. Greene, my little boy likes playing with dolls. In fact he wants a Barbie for his birthday. My husband is very upset about this. Is he okay? How important is it for boys to play with dolls and for girls to play with blocks? Kekelis says boys who engage in stereotypical "girl" activities develop nurturing skills and refine their fine motor coordination, which can later help them with such skills as handwriting. Similarly, by playing with blocks, girls gain experience and confidence in their math and science skills..
Teachers often encourage gender biases without even being aware of it, Brandon points out. For example, teachers may ask children to build a snowman. "Why not say snowperson?"

Bigbenr

Poor NRA gunloons.These loons have so much guns and ammo on the brain that the lead content in their heads is dragging them down so far they’ll soon need a new planet with less gravity to keep their faces out of the dirt.




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