Quotes of the day

posted at 10:41 pm on April 4, 2013 by Allahpundit

The gun control debate has shown the president again to be hopelessly detached as a legislative mechanic and ineffectual as a shaper of public opinion. Before writing rhetorical checks that his own party’s majority leader in the Senate, Harry Reid, couldn’t cash, the president might have at least consulted with the wily old son-of-a-gun about what was plausible and adjusted accordingly. He might have taken into consideration Reid’s ribbon-cutting ceremony with National Rifle Association honcho Wayne LaPierre at the Clark County Shooting Park in Las Vegas in 2010…

The president’s push for new gun laws looks, at this juncture, like a complete fizzle. He has failed to sway red-state Democrats and failed to maintain the heightened public support for new gun control laws. The most concrete effect of his advocacy has been, if the anecdotal evidence is to be believed, to stoke increased gun purchases on fears that the government wants to ban guns. He set out to lead a great crusade for gun control and ended up the best friend the gun industry ever had.

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National Rifle Association vice president Wayne LaPierre said Tuesday that there was no evidence smaller magazines would have resulted in fewer deaths at the Newtown, Conn., elementary school where 20 children and six educators were killed late last year.

“People that know guns — you can change magazine clips in a second,” LaPierre told Fox News. “There’s no evidence that anything would have changed.”

“The fact is, if you’re a homeowner though, and you have someone coming through your door in the middle of the night, why should you be limited to three rounds or four rounds like [New York City] Mayor [Michael] Bloomberg wants to do?” LaPierre said. “A third of robberies involve multiple intruders and people want them for the same reason police want them, for the same reason Capitol Hill is protected by them. Why should you be limited to what some politician believes is reasonable?

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According to the survey, 48 percent said they believed the government could use background check records to seize guns, while 38 said the government could not. Ninety-one percent favored background checks anyway, and only 8 percent are opposed.

“In every Quinnipiac University poll since the Newtown massacre, nationally and in six states, we find overwhelming support, including among gun owners, for universal background checks,” Quinnipiac University Polling Institute Assistant Director Peter A. Brown said in a statement.

“American voters agree with the National Rifle Association, however, that these background checks could lead someday to confiscation of legally-owned guns.”

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[Obama] conflates a failed background check with stopping a criminal from obtaining a gun. “Over the past 20 years,” Obama says, “background checks have kept more than 2 million dangerous people from buying a gun.” That claim is based on two faulty assumptions: 1) that everyone who fails a background check is dangerous, which plainly is not true, given the ridiculously broad categories of people who are legally barred from buying firearms, and 2) that a criminal intent on obtaining a weapon will give up if he cannot get it over the counter at a gun store, rather than enlisting a straw buyer or turning to the gray or black market…

He says there is no logical connection between “universal background checks” and gun registration. “We’re not proposing a gun registration system,” Obama insists. “We’re proposing background checks for criminals.” But there is no way to enforce a background-check requirement for every gun transfer unless the government knows where the guns are. Federally licensed gun dealers are readily identified and can be required to keep sale records. Individual gun owners who might dare to sell their property without clearance from the government cannot be identified unless the government compiles a list of them. Hence Obama’s assurances amount to saying, “Don’t worry. We will make a big show of passing this new background-check mandate, but we won’t really enforce it.”

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Despite a major push from the White House, more states have cut back on gun regulations rather than pass gun-control reforms in the wake of the mass shootings in Newtown, Conn., The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

Five states—New York, Colorado, Mississippi, Utah and Wyoming—have enacted seven new laws tightening restrictions on guns since Dec. 14, when a gunman shot 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School before turning the weapon on himself. A sixth state, Connecticut, passed the toughest gun laws in the nation this week, banning some types of semi-automatic weapons and requiring all gun buyers to undergo background checks before purchases. (Gov. Dan Malloy is expected to sign the bill into law on Thursday.)

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I asked noted futurist Newt Gingrich today about the possibilities of the 3-D printing movement, and whether they made gun bans irrelevant.

“This is one of these things we’re fascinated with,” he said. “If I can find a cheap one, I’m giving [nephew] Robert a 3-D printer for his birthday. The fact is that I think the F-35 has 800 parts that can be manufactured by 3-D manufacturing. 3-D printing is really beginning to be a really sophisticated thing. The question is: How do you think you’re going to control it? I have a 3-D printer. I decide to make gun magazines. You tell me, gee, there’s a federal law against that. You’re going to fine me? They can’t find the guys who are killing each other in Chicago, but you’ll have to register your 3-D printer? I think we’re right at the tipping point of a world that is amazingly different. We have almost no political conversation about it.”

***

“You don’t have a good argument,” Matthews pressed.

“What you want is control,” Pratt said.

“I’m a pretty libertarian guy on things,” Matthews replied.

“We don’t trust people like you,” Pratt countered.

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I could be wrong on both counts, but it seems to me that politics are factoring heavily into decisions about which voices get promoted, and which don’t. In January, MSNBC featured Neil Heslin’s testimony heavily, while Fox News only reported it as a by-product of their outrage over MSNBC’s coverage of it. At the same time, Fox News played over four minutes of Mattioli’s testimony, while MSNBC ignored it, and CNN barely mentioned it.

I’m not sure if Mark Mattioli has made himself available to the media for interviews, but if so, then cable news shows ought to start booking him. Guns are an inherently political issue, but as Mattioli said at that press conference, we shouldn’t play politics with the safety of our children, and we shouldn’t play politics when deciding which of their parents’ voices we’re willing to listen to.


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REEEAAALY?…….Please – DO tell us about it!

williamg on April 4, 2013 at 11:54 PM

Nah, kid. You do whatever you want.

Scream and shout and stamp your little feet.

Solaratov on April 5, 2013 at 12:08 AM

Scream and shout and stamp your little feet.

Solaratov on April 5, 2013 at 12:08 AM

I usually don’t bother with any of those – particularly in response to those who are not willing to learn.

I have found it is a waste of time in either case – and results in a sore throat and feet and not much else, kid – trust me.

williamg on April 5, 2013 at 12:12 AM

Most of the gun violence in America is caused by the War on Drugs. What we aught to do is end prohibition of drugs, which will slash the murder rate to a fraction of present levels, and then repeal all the unconstitutional 2nd amendment infringements including background checks. Once most of the gang crime dries up and shrivels away the increasingly un-American police-state will have an impossible task trying to justify its continued existence. Public support for anti-gun laws should dry up as well. There will be less need for drones and SWAT busting into people homes for non-violent political crimes like growing wonderful plants.

After the War on Drugs has been over a few years and the violence has subsided it will be time for America to contemplate the fact that a disproportionate share of racial minorities and the poor were ensnared by the WOD. There are probably a lot of people who made mistakes in their pasts who can’t pass a background check but who are still worthy of their second amendment rights.

FloatingRock on April 5, 2013 at 12:12 AM

allahpundit could improve how he’s (or maybe IF he’s) bearing his. When one chooses to put themselves out into the public eye with their chosen vocation – like he has (even though he hides behind a pseudonym), getting feedback in public is part of the grist that comes with the territory and keeps your mill running. Let not your heart be troubled.

Relax.

williamg on April 5, 2013 at 12:07 AM

Dude, when you start your own blog, and it does a million page hit’s a day, then you will have some creditability on telling Allahpundit what he can do to improve. Until then, well, you’re just another internet drama queen.

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:14 AM

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:02 AM

I know you’ve probably explained this before to most here – but what is “The Wilderness Of Mirrors” all about…….it’s fascinating stuff there.

williamg on April 5, 2013 at 12:15 AM

OT/I wanted to post a couple pointless things to my peeps.

Sketchbook (my link) now sporting comments, so anyone that needed to tell me something sucked and couldn’t, have at it.

@Rusty — I published that short poem. It’s not that good, but it takes me somewhere I want to remember for later. :) Not good enough to blazon, not terrible enough to throw away. I killed an “And” and made the first parallel with the second; thank you for that.

. . . seemed like I wanted to tell you guys one other thing . . .

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 12:17 AM

Dude, when you start your own blog, and it does a million page hit’s a day, then you will have some creditability on telling Allahpundit what he can do to improve.

Did you mean “credibility” – as in being believable?

Or actually “creditability” – as in worth of limited praise?

Well – the people bestowing either of those have to be “credible”…….and the people banging their things on the table and chirping about them don’t really have any…..so I’m interested in them.

On the other hand – when allahpundit, and I can see now how much you love him, chose to put his words out here in public….he Solicited that feedback from any and all participants…

So — your point is moot, brother….

williamg on April 5, 2013 at 12:21 AM

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:02 AM

I know you’ve probably explained this before to most here – but what is “The Wilderness Of Mirrors” all about…….it’s fascinating stuff there.

williamg on April 5, 2013 at 12:15 AM

It’s where I do my drama queen ranting and raving about how corrupt the media and the government have become.

The wilderness of Mirrors

The Wilderness of Mirrors is the view points of a single Musician from Southern California with regards to the current status of American politics and the Mainstream Media’s malfeasance in its coverage of the politics and other events of the day.

Traditionally the Wilderness of Mirrors refers to a psychological condition afflicting members of the covert intelligence community who find themselves no longer capable of trusting anyone and suspecting everyone of being part of some covert intelligence operation.

Unlike paranoia the Wilderness of Mirrors is not mental disorder caused by chemical imbalances, but a deep and abiding mental state resulting from their occupation.

This Wilderness of Mirrors is the result of watching politicians and Mainstream Media figures routinely and intentional deceive the American public on a daily basis.

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:22 AM

Or actually “creditability” – as in worthy of limited praise?

williamg on April 5, 2013 at 12:22 AM

Israel Science and Technology: Long-Form Birth Certificate of Obama is a Forged Document

The analyses presented below reveal without a doubt that the Long-Form Birth Certificate of Mr. Obama is a fabricated, fake and forged document.

The publication of such a blatantly fake document about something so basic as the birthplace of Mr. Obama, should raise great concern about the suitability of the person who is holding the reins on the most powerful country of the World.

Moreover, the lack of action on the part of the members of the United States House of Representatives and Senate, as well as the courts of the United States, despite many previous appeals to these three branches of American government, also raise a concern about how the governmental institutions of the reputedly best, and certainly the most important democracy in the Free World have avoided this issue.

VorDaj on April 5, 2013 at 12:23 AM

On the other hand – when allahpundit, and I can see now how much you love him, chose to put his words out here in public….he Solicited that feedback from any and all participants…

So — your point is moot, brother….

williamg on April 5, 2013 at 12:21 AM

Heloieeeeee….. Anybody home McFly? Allahpuntid doesn’t put ANY OF HIS WORDS in the QOTD… Not one single word….

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:25 AM

It’s where I do my drama queen ranting and raving about how corrupt the media and the government have become.

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:22 AM

Hmmm – I guess I missed the “drama queen” part, I don’t see it.

But the writing is very coherent and borders on literary.

williamg on April 5, 2013 at 12:26 AM

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:22 AM

But the writing is very coherent and borders on literary.

williamg on April 5, 2013 at 12:26 AM

*snicker*

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 12:27 AM

Heloieeeeee….. Anybody home McFly? Allahpuntid doesn’t put ANY OF HIS WORDS in the QOTD… Not one single word….

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:25 AM

Mr. Walker, he (Billy) is just trying to help. :) I’m sure them poverty stricken mofos here at HA need the input.

arnold ziffel on April 5, 2013 at 12:28 AM

Heloieeeeee….. Anybody home McFly? Allahpuntid doesn’t put ANY OF HIS WORDS in the QOTD… Not one single word….

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:25 AM

We all get that, Swalker – he just puts his CHOICES into it.

By Choosing the Topic, Headline and the Words of others that he Chooses to include – he let’s them speak for him, or at least engage in the conversation of his CHOICE.

What is in the QOTD is his CHOICE.

williamg on April 5, 2013 at 12:29 AM

if Rs were smart they could actually learn some lessons from this. The left never gives up…and will never give up on its vision for this country. At every opportunity they are there fresh faced, energetic, ready for Action…they love Action.

So for years the Rs have been comfortable about guns. They always make the same mistake..complacence. They think the battle is won…yay for our team. So with Byron York. He this barry has fizzled. Byron doesn’t understand the strategy here. Barry and the left are soldiers working on a Long Term project.

Will they lose this one? Mostly…but not entirely. Then they’ll wait until the next crisis. The Machine starts up again…drop by drop they will change opinion.

The anti-smoking people in the 70s wanted a smoke free county. How insane was that? Well…we are getting there step by step.

Mr. FloatingRock mentioned the war on drugs. This is one of the root causes…so maybe Rs could think about that…and maybe reform the system to decriminalize drugs…then maybe the violent gangs would be less violent.

But, no, barry gets to strut and preen about how much he Cares about the children..well..maybe even some Rs do you know. Here’s a clue for the Rs….that is a slur against you (right?)…attach back guys…the chicago way isn’t any friend of the children barry

but i know everyone must be polite…and besides barry is going to fizzle on this

r keller on April 5, 2013 at 12:30 AM

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:22 AM

No offense intended, but is the missing ‘d’ after ‘suppose’ deliberate?

wolfsDad on April 5, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Gotta be a Paultard…

catmman on April 5, 2013 at 12:31 AM

Mr. Walker, he (Billy) is just trying to help. :) I’m sure them poverty stricken mofos here at HA need the input.

arnold ziffel on April 5, 2013 at 12:28 AM

Well – they Solicited the input……..Lord knows what it is they “need”

williamg on April 5, 2013 at 12:31 AM

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:25 AM

We all get that, Swalker – he just puts his CHOICES into it.

By Choosing the Topic, Headline and the Words of others that he Chooses to include – he let’s them speak for him, or at least engage in the conversation of his CHOICE.

What is in the QOTD is his CHOICE.

williamg on April 5, 2013 at 12:29 AM

More likely they are chosen by a cloud app that picks them by how many times they are repeated every day over the internet. Allahpundit has explained on numerous occasions that the QOTD do not reflect his opinions or values, only what people are talking about.

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:33 AM

Hey, all.

Rusty Allen on April 5, 2013 at 12:34 AM

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:22 AM

But the writing is very coherent and borders on literary.

williamg on April 5, 2013 at 12:26 AM

*snicker*

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 12:27 AM

Ruh-Roh, Rhaggy! Rheal-Rage Rurse Right!

Resist We Much on April 5, 2013 at 12:35 AM

*snicker*

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 12:27 AM

Actually – your stuff is pretty damn impressive, too. Reminds me of some of the stuff I used to read when I was in school with The Jesuits. I wrote some then, too – but not as good as yours.

I can still fingerpick and go from “C” to “G” to “D”, though….

williamg on April 5, 2013 at 12:35 AM

I’m going to bed-but if y’all would do me the favor of going to the ‘Jew in a box’ headline thread. and throttling bulletchaser…I’d be appreciative.

annoyinglittletwerp on April 5, 2013 at 12:38 AM

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:22 AM

No offense intended, but is the missing ‘d’ after ‘suppose’ deliberate?

wolfsDad on April 5, 2013 at 12:30 AM

ROTFLMAO… No offense taken, however, after looking several times, and not finding the word “suppose” in the referenced post, I am going to have to plead ignorance.. O_O

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:38 AM

I need to f-up an anti Semite?

Rusty Allen on April 5, 2013 at 12:38 AM

Ruh-Roh, Rhaggy! Rheal-Rage Rurse Right!

Resist We Much on April 5, 2013 at 12:35 AM

Put that through the Rosetta Stone Commemorative, Presidential Edition, Austrian translator and you get:

“Uh-oh, Shaggy! Steel-cage purse fight!”

Resist We Much on April 5, 2013 at 12:39 AM

Ruh-Roh, Rhaggy! Rheal-Rage Rurse Right!

Resist We Much on April 5, 2013 at 12:35 AM

Resist — Stop speaking English! I can’t understand you. Let me watch closer . . .

Rheal-Rage? Rurse Right?

Say it again, slowly. S l o w l y. :)

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 12:39 AM

O

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 12:40 AM

The drugs are strong in this thread!

Vince on April 5, 2013 at 12:41 AM

Actually – your stuff is pretty damn impressive, too. Reminds me of some of the stuff I used to read when I was in school with The Jesuits. I wrote some then, too – but not as good as yours.

williamg on April 5, 2013 at 12:35 AM

*guffaw*

(thanks man — just messing with luke) :)

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 12:41 AM

Ruh-Roh, Rhaggy! Rheal-Rage Rurse Right!

Resist We Much on April 5, 2013 at 12:35 AM

Put that through the Rosetta Stone Commemorative, Presidential Edition, Austrian translator and you get:

“Uh-oh, Shaggy! Steel-cage purse fight!”

Resist We Much on April 5, 2013 at 12:39 AM

But… but but… I don’t own a purse… O_O

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:43 AM

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:33 AM

Hmmm – that could be “whamadyne”.

If true – it’s interesting that he chooses to do it that way……

williamg on April 5, 2013 at 12:45 AM

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:38 AM

Not in the post. In the header. It looks like you did a site redesign, but it didn’t change.

wolfsDad on April 5, 2013 at 12:46 AM

But… but but… I don’t own a purse… O_O

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:43 AM

Here. Use one of mine. They come with the tambourines — no idea why.

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 12:46 AM

But… but but… I don’t own a purse… O_O

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:43 AM

That’s OK. You can use either one of your 589 fanny packs or 264 man-bags.

Resist We Much on April 5, 2013 at 12:49 AM

williamg on April 5, 2013 at 12:35 AM

*And think about a little blog. Just for this and that; doesn’t have to be more. Sketchbook isn’t really a blog. Maybe just a little place for you to stick things from time to time . . .

But I understand. I didn’t want to fiddle with anything either.

Simplify.

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 12:50 AM

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:38 AM

Not in the post. In the header. It looks like you did a site redesign, but it didn’t change.

wolfsDad on April 5, 2013 at 12:46 AM

Oh… ok, that was intentional, sort of. “Supposed” is a past tense verb, where as “suppose” is a present tense verb.

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:50 AM

Say it again, slowly. S l o w l y. :)

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 12:39 AM

Thanks for asking. It had me going, but didn’t want to get caught watching RWM’s mouth.

You can use either one of your 589 fanny packs or 264 man-bags.

Resist We Much on April 5, 2013 at 12:49 AM

See?

wolfsDad on April 5, 2013 at 12:54 AM

Supposed is an adjective.

tom daschle concerned on April 5, 2013 at 12:54 AM

Show me your supposed clean room son!

tom daschle concerned on April 5, 2013 at 12:55 AM

hanks for asking. It had me going, but didn’t want to get caught watching RWM’s mouth.

That’s the kind of thing I usually get “caught” doing…….

williamg on April 5, 2013 at 12:56 AM

Axe on April 4, 2013 at 11:56 PM

How can cozmo possible be an atheist when he holds such strong religious convictions regarding the evils of wearing pants? O_O

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:00 AM

hehe. Good one.

SparkPlug on April 5, 2013 at 12:56 AM

Show me your supposed clean room son!

tom daschle concerned on April 5, 2013 at 12:55 AM

Supposed in that case, or “supposedly”?

Wait a minute – lemme get my Strunk and White……

williamg on April 5, 2013 at 12:58 AM

Supposed is an adjective.

tom daschle concerned on April 5, 2013 at 12:54 AM

You’re supposed to know these things.

Vince on April 5, 2013 at 12:58 AM

Supposed in that case, or “supposedly”?

Wait a minute – lemme get my Strunk and White……

williamg on April 5, 2013 at 12:58 AM

Supposed is an adjective.

Supposedly is an adverb.

tom daschle concerned on April 5, 2013 at 12:59 AM

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 12:02 AM

Yep. Cott can be torture.

SparkPlug on April 5, 2013 at 12:59 AM

See?

wolfsDad on April 5, 2013 at 12:54 AM

*nods*

*glances at RWM’s lips*

*hopes eye in there’s not watching back*

*Cheeto*

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 12:59 AM

Supposed is an adjective.

tom daschle concerned on April 5, 2013 at 12:54 AM

It’s also a past tense verb. Supposed

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:59 AM

Yep. Cott can be torture.

SparkPlug on April 5, 2013 at 12:59 AM

Bet you couldn’t do it! I’m wrapping up this web bit; hence the spam about my comment sections and stuff. I’ve got probably a week coming after tonight of true, pure cott –

I’d challenge you to a cott off, but you’d have nothing to do all night, and plus, you’d cheat.

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 1:02 AM

It’s also a past tense verb. Supposed…

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:59 AM

Apparently it is a past participle as well.

And that ends my foray into English grammar tonight folks!

Thanks and goodnight!

tom daschle concerned on April 5, 2013 at 1:02 AM

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:59 AM

Doesn’t count. Your brain did that, not you.

SparkPlug on April 5, 2013 at 1:03 AM

How can cozmo possible be an atheist when he holds such strong religious convictions regarding the evils of wearing pants? O_O

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:00 AM

hehe. Good one.

SparkPlug on April 5, 2013 at 12:56 AM

Asked because of some interesting questions and debates that arise from that statement down there.

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 1:04 AM

Hey!

Rusty Allen on April 5, 2013 at 1:05 AM

Where is Dire?

I was born in the wagon of a travellin’ show
My mama used to dance for the money they’d throw

SparkPlug on April 5, 2013 at 1:06 AM

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 12:59 AM

Doesn’t count. Your brain did that, not you.

SparkPlug on April 5, 2013 at 1:03 AM

Hey now… I r a college graduate, I r supposed to know these things… (not that I actually do, mind you) O_O

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 1:07 AM

Rusty Allen on April 5, 2013 at 1:05 AM

Hi Rusty. We are going to be nice to you since you are shy.

hey: Lets pick on Axe.

SparkPlug on April 5, 2013 at 1:07 AM

I’m shy?

Rusty Allen on April 5, 2013 at 1:08 AM

Yep. Cott can be torture.

SparkPlug on April 5, 2013 at 12:59 AM

So can Epcot.

Boyz, beware. Forget Big Brother. When I am away from the computer, Witchy-Woman-Evil-Lip-Eye-Avatar is watching.

Resist We Much on April 5, 2013 at 1:08 AM

Legislation that would block people who are suspected of being dangerous from possessing a firearm is expected to be introduced in Colorado, setting up the next fight over gun control laws.

The bill would allow psychologists, nurses, family therapists and counselors to ask that a person’s name be entered into the national background check system, prohibiting possession of a firearm for a year.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/04/04/colorado-considers-gun-ban-for-people-suspected-being-dangerous/?cmpid=app_pulse&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews

predictable

r keller on April 5, 2013 at 1:08 AM

Hey!

Rusty Allen on April 5, 2013 at 1:05 AM

Huh? Tonight, the topic is guns, not gHeys.

Resist We Much on April 5, 2013 at 1:10 AM

Resist We Much on April 5, 2013 at 1:08 AM

haha. PoofLurker is watching you especially.

SparkPlug on April 5, 2013 at 1:11 AM

The easiest way to have reduced the deaths at Newtown would have been people at the scene capable of shooting back at the perp and the perp realizing the consequences of when people can shoot back thus possibly have deterring the plot before it was conceived and implemented.

viking01 on April 5, 2013 at 1:11 AM

predictable

r keller on April 5, 2013 at 1:08 AM

And ten thousand crimes people are just waiting to be convicted of, minor things, disqualifying things.

There’s more than one way to skin a republic.

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 1:11 AM

There’s more than one way to skin a republic.

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 1:11 AM

Or star another civil war… O_O

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 1:13 AM

Hey!

Rusty Allen on April 5, 2013 at 1:05 AM

Huh? Tonight, the topic is guns, not gHeys.

Resist We Much on April 5, 2013 at 1:10 AM

Ha! What do gay horses eat?

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 1:13 AM

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 1:02 AM

With my Spark IX submit-button-disabler I could do a really long Cott until the built-in intentional obsolescence mechanism triggered a fatal error right after the warranty expires.

Then the Cott would end and you would have to buy a new one.

SparkPlug on April 5, 2013 at 1:16 AM

I’m shy?

Rusty Allen on April 5, 2013 at 1:08 AM

Too shy. :)

No really. Just wanted to link it.

Left you a note up there . . .

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 1:16 AM

Ha! What do gay horses eat?

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 1:13 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PGl5Y4yXVU

SparkPlug on April 5, 2013 at 1:18 AM

Oh, right, guns.

Rusty Allen on April 5, 2013 at 1:18 AM

BMore is

1. Eating Cake
2. Eating Pie
3. Doing Graphics
4. Lurking
5. iPad thingy
6. All of the above

SparkPlug on April 5, 2013 at 1:21 AM

Axe, that’s great, I like the flow, succinct, descriptive.

Rusty Allen on April 5, 2013 at 1:23 AM

THE SMARTEST MAN IN THE WORLD does not need to know anything.

pat on April 5, 2013 at 1:23 AM

BMore is

1. Eating Cake
2. Eating Pie
3. Doing Graphics
4. Lurking
5. iPad thingy
6. All of the above

SparkPlug on April 5, 2013 at 1:21 AM

I’m going with option 7… Somewhere playing with his wood… o_O

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 1:23 AM

Thinking about doing a video series on YouTube as someone else, then Axe can become a fan and link to it all the time, and no one would know they are both me.

What do you think?

Too Bluegill?

(just kidding)

But seriously. Too Bluegill?

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 1:25 AM

I’m going with option 7… Somewhere playing with his wood… o_O

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 1:23 AM

lol — which would have to include 6.

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 1:28 AM

Rusty Allen on April 5, 2013 at 1:23 AM

Thanks man. :)

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 1:29 AM

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 1:23 AM

iPud thingy? (:

SparkPlug on April 5, 2013 at 1:33 AM

MG where art thou? I need an emotional rescue.

SparkPlug on April 5, 2013 at 1:34 AM

MG where art thou? I need an emotional rescue.

SparkPlug on April 5, 2013 at 1:34 AM

Here, maybe this will hold you over till she shows up…

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 1:36 AM

MG where art thou? I need an emotional rescue.

SparkPlug on April 5, 2013 at 1:34 AM

Here, maybe this will hold you over till she shows up…

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 1:36 AM

No replacement for mental and physical exercise.

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 1:41 AM

I’ll Take Care of You – Hart/Bonamassa

thatsafactjack on April 5, 2013 at 1:42 AM

Scrumpy, Fred, Ken… I hope you’re well.

thatsafactjack on April 5, 2013 at 1:43 AM

I’ll Take Care of You – Hart/Bonamassa

thatsafactjack on April 5, 2013 at 1:42 AM

O Wow! SparkPlug!

Hi Jackie! :) I was sort of kicking rocks a little. I didn’t think you’d be here though.

Hmm . . . Spark . . . is not to be underestimated.

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 1:44 AM

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 1:36 AM

No replacement for mental and physical exercise.

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 1:41 AM

O_O Those were not her push-up’s I was checking out… That’s for certain… ;p

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 1:44 AM

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 1:44 AM

Good evening, Axefellow.

thatsafactjack on April 5, 2013 at 1:45 AM

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 1:44 AM

Undosuru!

^Axe’s first Japanese word.

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 1:46 AM

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 1:44 AM

Undosuru!

^Axe’s first Japanese word.

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 1:46 AM

I suspect Axe will be learning quiet a few more Japanese words here in the near future… lol lol lol

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 1:48 AM

Your Heart Is As Black As Night – Hart/Bonamassa

thatsafactjack on April 5, 2013 at 1:47 AM

Is not!

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 1:48 AM

thatsafactjack on April 5, 2013 at 1:42 AM

Good evening Jackie… ;)

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 1:49 AM

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 1:48 AM

Not you, Axefellow. It’s a good tune… and sometimes… life hits hard.

thatsafactjack on April 5, 2013 at 1:50 AM

Ghey guns! ;-)

tommy71 on April 5, 2013 at 1:50 AM

SWalker on April 5, 2013 at 1:49 AM

Good evening, Walker.

By the way…I was thinking about your nom the other day… don’t ask me why… but you know how random thoughts run through a person’s mind…anyway… it occurred to me that the initials have an interesting pattern…

Sealed With A Loving Kiss Entirely Romantic…. for instance.

Just a thought. :)

thatsafactjack on April 5, 2013 at 1:52 AM

MG is a Moon Goddess of the first rank. The other moon goddesses are pikers compared to her gossamer greatness which wafts around with the other gaseous molecules (not the ones near the swamp).

SparkPlug on April 5, 2013 at 1:54 AM

Sealed With A Loving Kiss Entirely Romantic…. for instance.

Just a thought. :)

thatsafactjack on April 5, 2013 at 1:52 AM

. . . too tired for a “bwahahaha” here, SWalker, but please incorporate it by reference.

Axe on April 5, 2013 at 1:55 AM

SparkPlug on April 5, 2013 at 1:54 AM

Thank you, Spark. You’re first rate, too. :)

thatsafactjack on April 5, 2013 at 1:55 AM

The rat race pi**es me off! JMO

tommy71 on April 5, 2013 at 1:56 AM

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