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Sat Oct 25, 2014, 05:24 PM

 

“The best way to stop a bad guy with a gun"

Last edited Sat Oct 25, 2014, 06:52 PM - Edit history (1)

“The best way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good gal* without a gun”
- Not-Wayne-LaPierre Manny

*I used "gal" as the counterpart to "guy".

UPDATE: Edited the bit about jurors as it was misleading.

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Reply “The best way to stop a bad guy with a gun" (Original post)
MannyGoldstein Oct 2014 OP
Electric Monk Oct 2014 #1
Cleita Oct 2014 #4
MannyGoldstein Oct 2014 #8
BrotherIvan Oct 2014 #10
Cleita Oct 2014 #15
DirkGently Oct 2014 #11
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MannyGoldstein Oct 2014 #18
Cleita Oct 2014 #2
Electric Monk Oct 2014 #3
Warpy Oct 2014 #6
MannyGoldstein Oct 2014 #14
Warpy Oct 2014 #5
MannyGoldstein Oct 2014 #7
Cleita Oct 2014 #9
lindysalsagal Oct 2014 #12
reddread Oct 2014 #13
kcr Oct 2014 #16
MannyGoldstein Oct 2014 #17
ileus Oct 2014 #19
rustydog Oct 2014 #20
heaven05 Oct 2014 #22
heaven05 Oct 2014 #21

Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Sat Oct 25, 2014, 05:27 PM

1. I have a 'toon from about 18 months ago saying essentially the same thing :)

 

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Response to Electric Monk (Reply #1)

Sat Oct 25, 2014, 05:33 PM

4. Yep. Imagine if all that money, being spent to bomb

people and their homes to smithereens, was used in those countries to build schools, hospitals and public works. I wonderwhat the outcome could be?

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Response to Cleita (Reply #4)

Sat Oct 25, 2014, 06:03 PM

8. You, and the badass general who won WWII

 

"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under the cloud of threatening war, it is humanity hanging from a cross of iron."

Dwight D. Eisenhower,
Badass General, President, and Unsensible Firebagger

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Response to Cleita (Reply #4)

Sat Oct 25, 2014, 06:04 PM

10. What if we used all that money OUR country

to build schools, hospitals and public works? How great would that be?

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Response to BrotherIvan (Reply #10)

Sat Oct 25, 2014, 06:09 PM

15. That would be wonderful, however, I feel the shambles we have

left their countries in with the Bush/Cheney wars will only create more Al Queda and ISIS until we do the right thing to fix it. Right now we are pouring gas on a fire. If we are going to spend billions on the gas wouldn't it make more sense to use water instead to put out the fires?

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Response to Electric Monk (Reply #1)

Sat Oct 25, 2014, 06:05 PM

11. Excellent. n/t

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Response to Electric Monk (Reply #1)

Sat Oct 25, 2014, 06:41 PM

18. !

 

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Sat Oct 25, 2014, 05:30 PM

2. You got alerted on for saying gal?

This place really has gone cuckoo bananas.

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Response to Cleita (Reply #2)

Sat Oct 25, 2014, 05:32 PM

3. It wouldn't surprise me in the least if Manny had an alert stalker or two

 

He has a real knack for getting under the skin of right wing assholes

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Response to Electric Monk (Reply #3)

Sat Oct 25, 2014, 05:46 PM

6. Oh, yeah, and a few left wing assholes, as well

because of the tongue in cheek posts that are obvious to 99% of us but fly over the heads of extreme dogmatists.

Three cheers for Third Way Manny!

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Response to Electric Monk (Reply #3)

Sat Oct 25, 2014, 06:06 PM

14. "We connect off the site you know - and we make you 'own it' "

 

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Response to Cleita (Reply #2)

Sat Oct 25, 2014, 05:44 PM

5. Yes, it has, although I prefer to call it PRISSY.

Anyone who alerts on mild language in common usage should be given a time out. I wish DU would start tracking the number and type of alerts from all of us, to see who is doing the alerting over nothing.

It's very, very rare that I vote to hide a post. Most posts here are from socially conscious adults and nitpicking language is ruining the site for all of us.

Yes, hard fighting racist and sexist words should not be used. However, "gal" is not offensive in the least except to the type of overly prissy person who combs websites looking for things to be offended by.

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Response to Cleita (Reply #2)

Sat Oct 25, 2014, 05:59 PM

7. No alerts that I know of, but...

 

it's amazing what does get alerted on and hidden. I was just trying to head something off.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Reply #7)

Sat Oct 25, 2014, 06:04 PM

9. Oh, OK. I misunderstood, but considering some common language

I have been alerted on, it wouldn't surprise me one bit.

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Response to Cleita (Reply #2)

Sat Oct 25, 2014, 06:05 PM

12. gal gal gal gal gal gal gal gal gal gal gal gal gal gal gal gal gal gal

gal gal gal gal gal galgal gal gal gal gal galgal gal gal gal gal galgal gal gal gal gal galgal gal gal gal gal galgal gal gal gal gal galgal gal gal gal gal galgal gal gal gal gal galgal gal gal gal gal galgal gal gal gal gal galgal gal gal gal gal gal

Come and get me, if it makes your day.

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Response to Cleita (Reply #2)

Sat Oct 25, 2014, 06:05 PM

13. +250

 

censorship is all.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Sat Oct 25, 2014, 06:20 PM

16. Brilliant. We can now add Gal Gets Alerted On

to the list of DU myths and legends. They're eating it up. Well played.

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Response to kcr (Reply #16)

Sat Oct 25, 2014, 06:28 PM

17. It might have been alerted on - stranger things have happened

 

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Sat Oct 25, 2014, 06:43 PM

19. Someone whined about gal and won?

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Sat Oct 25, 2014, 06:44 PM

20. First year teacher heard the shots and RAN TOWARDS THEM...

That is a hero.

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Response to rustydog (Reply #20)

Sat Oct 25, 2014, 06:52 PM

22. lot of heart

 

she could be in my foxhole anytime.

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Response to MannyGoldstein (Original post)

Sat Oct 25, 2014, 06:51 PM

21. I'm just going to say it

 

I feel there are a lot of people from the Discussionist site that have come here with nefarious intentions and one of those intentions is to sow dissension among the progressives and liberals here. Of course I can't prove it, but the stuff getting hidden by the current juries here is close to what I saw/experienced at Discussionist. Lot of RWers on their juries slamming any liberal or progressive thought or statements on race, misogyny, LGBT rights. Just sense a shift here. I read here on this site the other day that someone else is sensing the subtlety of the shift to the right here.

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