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Jeff Stahler

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  1. omQ R

    omQ R said, about 2 years ago

    I was rooting for the iron to be replaced; but not by another packing iron. (I want the robot in)

  2. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, about 2 years ago

    I read a great story about a woman who confronted an intruder.
    ^
    http://abcnews.go.com/US/georgia-mom-hiding-kids-shoots-intruder/story?id=18164812
    ^
    Upon hearing him enter the house, she grabbed her kids and her 38 caliber pistol and ran into the attic. Don’t know why she didn’t grab a phone, maybe there wasn’t one nearby. I’m sure she would have if she could. He went through the house, and rather than grab something of value and leaving, he found her and her children in the attic. She defended her family.
    The man is expected to live.
    She didn’t have an assault rifle, or armor piercing bullets, or a 10+ bullet clip. She had a revolver and enough training to hit her target with 5 of her 6 bullets.
    If he had found her without a gun, her home was too far away from neighbors for her screams to have been heard if he chose to attack. If he was just a burglar, why did he keep searching the house and even go to the attic?
    This is a story that shows where a gun has value.
    I still support banning high capacity clips, cop killer bullets, and I support 100% background checks even when guns are sold by private owners and gun shows. But…
    I’m so glad that young mother had her 38.
    Respectfully,
    C.

  3. ossiningaling

    ossiningaling said, about 2 years ago

    Is this the elementary school version from the NRA web site? Don’t forget, for every student you need one armed guard.

  4. midaswelby

    midaswelby said, about 2 years ago

    @ossiningaling

    The Sidwell Friends School has armed private guards on campus, in addition to the armed Secret Service agents who protect the President’s daughters. Nowhere near one armed guard per student. Why did you make that up?

  5. Justice22

    Justice22 said, about 2 years ago

    A young lady lived with my family and attended the local high school. In her home town, she walked to school with an army escort who stood guard outside her classroom and then escorted her home. She was grateful to be able to walk to school and attend school functions without looking at guns the entire day.

  6. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    @Respectful Troll

    It’s funny how the NRA has no problem exploiting this traumatic story for political purposes.

    The intruder left another house earlier when he realized someone was home. He was looking for an empty house. I think this woman could have avoided putting her children through this trauma by going to the door & yelling, “I’m on the phone with the police! Who are you & what do you want?” Instead of calling 911, she first called her husband & hid. I’m glad she & her kids were unharmed, but I think this is not the slam dunk case for unrestricted gun rights that the NRA is pretending it to be.

    If this intruder had been armed & had an accomplice or two, the story probably wouldn’t have ended so well.

    I support your right to have a defensive gun in the home, even though it’s far more likely to be used on you or a family member than an intruder. I don’t think you need an AR-15 with a 100 round clip to protect your home, unless you are attacked by a zombie horde.

  7. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, about 2 years ago

    As stupid as it sounds: I would prefer there to be a board-game with lots of guns in it, rather than all these computer-games (and I played them all, but I am old and stable). When I was a kid we played “soldiers” in woods and fields. A simple stick was a gun and you went around like crazy, “shooting” your friends by shouting “Peng, peng, you’re dead!”. It’s human nature, it seems. But if you get 3D-blood running down your screen that’s different. So I fully support the “all in” approach of Joe Biden and Joe Scarborough. Mental health, Hollywood, computer-games, sensible gun laws. The four pillars of a possible solution…

  8. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    The wife went to the south side of the city the other day.
    A few hours later in the same area a woman and her child were confronted by a man with a gun who held the gun to the childs head and demanded money. An armed society is not a polite society.

  9. M Ster

    M Ster said, about 2 years ago

    Movie and TV violence is much worse in Japan than in the US, and violent video games became popular there while we were still playing PacMan over here. Even Japanese comic books are much more violent than any of our “superhero” versions. Yet violence in Japan is far below that of the US, no matter how it is measured (I’m not just limiting this to gun violence).
    *
    I don’t know the answer, but blaming our violence on movies, TV and video games is overly simplistic. Our problems are much deeper.

  10. Stipple

    Stipple said, about 2 years ago

    Going into a war zone unprotected is not wise.
    .
    Sections of some American cities are war zones, just like some third world cities only smaller scale.
    .
    “as you treat your lowest” would seem to apply, it is not just “them” getting shot anymore.
    .
    But no, nothing is going to change peacefully.

  11. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, about 2 years ago

    @Uncle Joe

    Hello Uncle Joe,
    Ever been to Petticoat Junction?
    More seriously-
    Sounds like we agree.
    The NRA used another story where a woman used a gun to defend her family recently. Once again, the gun used was not an military style weapon and I believe it didn’t even carry 10 rounds. The NRA is saying the use of an slingshot should be considered a reason to permit the use of trebuchet. It’s not even apples and oranges.
    Thank you for the kind reply.
    Sincerely,
    C.
    ?mint balls?

  12. Justice22

    Justice22 said, about 2 years ago

    @HOWGOZIT

    Sorry for the lateness of my reply, but the answer is, “No!”. When I took her to the airport to return to her family, she could not hold back the tears. Neither could I.

  13. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    That game could also, for some time now, have been callded: “Military-Industrial Complex”. With so few corporations, even with their subcontractors, running the show today, it IS a “private monopoly”.

  14. ossiningaling

    ossiningaling said, about 2 years ago

    @midaswelby

    Because this is the funny papers??

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